Bar San Calisto

Top choice cafe in Trastevere & Gianicolo

Head to 'Sanca' for its basic, stuck-in-time atmosphere, cheap prices and large terrace. It attracts everyone from intellectuals to people-watching idlers and foreign students. It's famous for its chocolate – come for hot chocolate with cream in winter, and chocolate gelato in summer. Try the sambuca con la mosca ('with flies' – raw coffee beans). Expect occasional late-night jam sessions.