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In this chapter you will learn how to order food and drinks in a restaurant. After this lesson you can go to any Estonian restaurant and you will be able to read the menu, order the food and ask for the bill from the waitress!
|A main dish||Pearoog|
|A side dish||Kõrvalroog / Lisand|
These are the phrases that you will probably hear from the waiter:
|Have you decided already?||Kas te olete juba otsustanud?|
|Are you ready to order?||Kas te olete valmis tellima?|
|What would you like?||Mida te soovite?|
|What would you like to drink?||Mida te juua soovite?|
|Would you like to have a dessert?||Kas te soovite magustoitu?|
|I recommend (you to order) ...||Ma soovitan (teil tellida) ...|
|Will you pay together or separately?||Kas te maksate koos või eraldi?|
And here are the phrases that you will need to use yourself:
|Could I get a menu?||Kas ma saaksin menüü?|
|Could you please bring me the menu?||Kas te saaksite mulle palun menüü tuua?|
|How much is ... ?||Kui palju maksab ... ?|
|I haven't decided yet||Ma pole veel otsustanud|
|No, I am not ready yet||Ei, ma pole veel valmis|
|Yes, I am ready to order||Jah, ma olen valmis tellima|
|Just a moment please!||Üks moment, palun!|
|What would you recommend?||Mida te soovitaksite?|
|What's the daily special?||Mis on päevapakkumine?|
|Do you have ...?||Kas teil on ...?|
|I would like (to order) ...||Ma soovin (tellida) ...|
|Can I have ...?||Kas ma saaksin ...?|
|I will take this||Ma võtan selle|
|I would like to pay||Ma soovin maksta|
|Can I get the bill?||Kas ma saaksin arve?|
Remember that the Estonian language does not have articles.
|Black bread||Must leib|
|Sparkling water||Gaseeritud vesi|
Useful to know:
Leila: Kas ma saaksin menüü? --- Could I get a menu?
Waiter: Olge lahke. --- Here you are.
Waiter: Kas te olete valmis? --- Are you ready?
Leila: Ei, veel mitte. Mis on päevapakkumine? --- No, not yet. What's the daily special?
Waiter: Seapraad koos aurutatud köögiviljadega. --- Roast pork with steamed vegetables.
Leila: Kui palju see maksab? --- How much does it cost?
Waiter: See on 8 eurot. --- It's 8 €.
Leila: Olgu, ma võtan selle. Ja mis teil magustoiduks on? --- Okay, I will take this. And what do you have for dessert?
Waiter: Meil on kooki, puuvilju ja jäätist. Ma soovitan võtta juustukoogi jäätisega. --- We have cake, fruits and ice cream. I suggest you to take cheesecake with ice cream.
Leila: Hästi. --- All right.
Leila: See oli väga maitsev! Kas ma saaksin arve? --- It was very tasty! Can I get a bill?
Waiter: Rõõm kuulda. Muidugi. Kas maksate kaardiga või sulas? --- I'm glad to hear that! Ofcourse. Will you pay by card or in cash?
Leila: Sulas. --- In cash.
Waiter: Aitäh! Järgmise korrani. --- Thank you! See you next time!
Continue to the exercises to practice ordering food in Estonian!
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