A smaller, more concentrated serving of espresso
. It has a more intense flavor and body, and less bitterness than a regular shot
of espresso. It may be ordered as a single (about 0.75 ounces) or a double (about 1.5 ounces).
Try it if you want big flavor in a small package.
See also: Lungo
Plural: Ristretti (Italian), Ristrettos (Americanized spelling)
Common Misspellings: Ristreto