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The Antico Caffè Greco
Antico Caffè Greco
(pronounced [anˌtiːko kafˌfɛ ˈɡrɛːko]; sometimes simply referred to as Caffè Greco) is an historic landmark café which opened in 1760 on Via dei Condotti
Via dei Condotti
in Rome, Italy. It is the oldest bar in Rome
Rome
and within Italy
Italy
only Caffè Florian in Venice (established in 1720) is older.

Contents

1 History 2 See also 3 References 4 External links

History[edit] The café was named after its Greek (Greco in Italian) owner, who opened it in 1760.[1] Historic figures including Stendhal, Goethe, Bertel Thorvaldsen, Mariano Fortuny, Byron, Franz Liszt, Keats, Henrik Ibsen, Hans Christian Andersen, Felix Mendelssohn, Morrissey, Wagner, Levi, María Zambrano[2] and even Casanova
Casanova
have had coffee there.[3] Featured as a setting in the 2013 novel The Cana Mystery [1], today Caffe Greco remains a haven for writers, politicians, artists and notable people in Rome.[4] See also[edit]

Caffè Michelangiolo Babington's tea room

References[edit]

^ Nichols, Fiona (2006). Rome
Rome
and the Vatican (3rd ed.). London: New Holland. p. 80. ISBN 9781845375003.  ^ Around Italy
Italy
in 7 historic coffee bars Bar/Club Review Rome
Rome
TheCoffeeLocator.com ^ Antico Caffè Greco
Antico Caffè Greco
Bar/Club Review Rome
Rome
Frommers.com ^ Antico Caffe Greco Rome
Rome
Sights Archived March 2, 2008, at the Wayback Machine.

External links[edit]

Wikimedia Commons has media related to Antico Caffè Greco.

Willy Pocino, Il "Caffè" piu antico di Roma (in Italian) The Coffee Locator, Around Italy
Italy
in 7 historic coffee bars (in English)

Coordinates: 41°54′20″N 12°28′53″E / 41.905558°N 12.481436°E / 41.905558; 12.481436

Official Web Site Official Web Site

Authority control

WorldCat Identities VIAF: 244338537 LCCN: no2004063972 GND: 4196957-1 SUDOC: 029347726 BNF: cb12099319q (data)

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