Definition of caffè ristretto in English:

caffè ristretto

(also caffe ristretto)

noun

  • A drink of strong concentrated espresso; coffee of this type.

Origin

1970s; earliest use found in The Washington Post. From Italian caffè ristretto extra-strong coffee from caffè + ristretto concentrated.

Pronunciation

caffè ristretto

/ˌkafeɪ rɪˈstrɛtəʊ/