How to order food in Spanish
Hey!! Ready for the daily dose of Spanish? Let's go to the Spanish restaurant! The page is separated in two parts: first, you can see some food words and then learn the phrases for ordering in a restaurant.
In Spanish the words are given with definite articles, because they are important to be learnt.
|el zumo de manzana||apple juice|
|la guarnición||side dish|
|el plato principal||main dish|
|el agua mineral||mineral water|
|el zumo de naranja||orange juice|
|las patatas fritas||chips|
Ordering food phrases
In Spanish you can say "I would like" using expressions such as: "Quería", "Me gustaría". For politeness you can also use "Podría" which means "Could I".
|Voy a pagar la cuenta.||I take the whole bill.|
|¡La cuenta, por favor!||The bill, please!|
|¡Un momento, por favor!||Just a moment, please!|
|¿Ten tenéis un plato con pollo?||Do you serve a dish with chicken?|
|¿Ha elegido ya?||Did you choose already?|
|Quería pagar.||I would like to pay.|
|Quería...||I would like...|
|¿Podría tener el ..., por favor?||May I have ..., please?|
|¿Cuál es la oferta para hoy?||What is the daily offer?|
|¿Qué puede recomendar?||What can you recommend?|
|Le recomedaría...||I recommend you...|
|¿Qué le gustaría pedir?||What would you like to order?|
|¿Qué le gustaría comer?||What would you like to eat?|
|¿Qué le gustaría beber?||What would you like to drink?|
|Queremos pagar por separado.||We want to pay separately.|
Ordering food in Spanish dialogue
Camarero: ¿Ha elegido ya? Did you choose already?
Carmen: Una sopa, ¡por favor! One soup, please!
Camarero: Bueno. Good.
Carmen: ¡Gracias! Thank you!
Paco: ¿Cuál es la oferta para hoy? What is the offer of the day?
Camarero: Plato de verduras y cerveza. Plate of vegetables and beer.
Pedro: Quería un plato de verduras, por favor. I would like a plate of vegetables, please.
Paco: Para mi, también. For me, too.
Camarero: Muy bien. OK.
Now you can watch the ordering food in Spanish video, try the exercises, use the audio and microphones or just go out to a Spanish restaurant and order!
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