Italian Language/caffè

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Dear Maria,

Would you please tell me if I am correct to think that Italians use the  masculine noun “caffè” to mean both “coffee – the beverage” and “coffee shop - a type of restaurant”.



Thank you very much.

Sincerely,

Rich

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Dear Rich,

it is so: we use the  masculine noun “caffè” to mean both “coffee – the hot  beverage” and “coffee shop/ coffee bar, i.e. a type of  restaurant where cups of coffee, hot drinks such as a cup of hot chocolate or a cup of tea, alcoholic drinks, soft drinks, cocktails, juices, cakes, and often small meals are served.

Have a nice afternoon,

Maria  

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