Chinese travel vocabulary – Ordering food

 

  1. 在这吃?还是带走?Zài zhè chī? Hái shì dài zǒu? Eat here or take away?
    1. 在这吃 Zài zhè chī. Eat here
    2. 带走 Dài zǒu. Take away
  2. 你好,几个人?Nǐ hǎo, jǐ gè rén? Hello, how many people do you have?

 (formal&polite) 您好,(请问)几位?Nín hǎo, (qǐng wèn) jǐ wèi?

  1. 有预约吗?Yǒu yù yuē ma? Do you have an appointment?
    1. Yǒu.Yes
    2. 没有 Méi yǒu. No
  1. 请问菜单在哪里?Qǐng wèn cài dān zài nǎ lǐ? Where is the menu?
    1. 在这里 Zài zhè lǐ. Over here
    2. 在那里 Zài nà lǐ.  Over there
  2. 服务员,点菜!Fú wù yuán, diǎn cài. Hello, I want to order food.

 (formal&polite) 您好,我要点菜!Nín hǎo, wǒ yào diǎn cài. 

  1. 点好了吗?Diǎn hǎo le ma? May I take your order.
    1. 点好了 Diǎn hǎo le. Yes
    2. 还没有 Hái méi yǒu. Not yet
  1. 我要(一份)这个/那个。Wǒ yào (yí fèn) zhè gè / nà gè. I want (one) this/that. 

(formal&polite) 请给我(一份)这个/ 那个 Qǐng gěi wǒ (yí fèn) zhè gè / nà gè. Please give me (one) this/that.

  1. 我要一份……Wǒ yào yí fèn… I want one …

(formal&polite) 请给我一份……Qǐng gěi wǒ yí fèn…Please give me one

    1. 炒饭 Chǎo fàn. Fried rice
    2. 青椒炒牛肉 Qīng jiāo chǎo niú ròu. Fried beef with green pepper
    3. 小笼包 Xiǎolóngbāo
  1. 要几份?Yào jǐ fèn? How much do you want?
    1. 一份 Yí fèn. One
    2. 两份 Liǎng fèn. Two
    3. 三份 Sān fèn. Three
  2. 大份,(中份),还是小份?Dà fèn, (zhōng fèn), hái shì xiǎo fèn? Big, (medium) or small?
  3. 我对……过敏。Wǒ duì … guò mǐng. I’m allergic to…
  4. 我是素食主义者。Wǒ shì sù shí zhǔ yì zhě. I’m vegetarian.
  5. 我不吃…… Wǒ bù chī…I don’t eat…
  6. 要喝点什么饮料/酒?Yào hē diǎn shénme yǐn liào / jiǔ? What kind of drinks/alcohol do you want to drink?
    1. Shuǐ. Water
    2. 苏打水 Sū dǎ shuǐ. Soda
    3. Chá. Tea
    4. 苹果汁 Píng guǒ zhī. Apple juice
    5. 橙汁 Chéng zhī. Orange juice
    6. 荔枝汁 Lì zhī zhī.  lychee juice
    7. 椰奶 Yē nǎi. Coconut milk
    8. 啤酒 Pí jiǔ. Beer
    9. 雪碧 Xuě bì. Spirit
    10. 红葡萄酒 or 红酒 Hóng pú táo jiǔ / hóng jiǔ. Red wine
    11. 白葡萄酒 Bái pú táo jiǔ. White wine
    12. 白酒 Bái jiǔ. Liquor
  7. 要辣吗?Yào là ma? Do you want spicy?
    1. 不要 Bú yào. No spicy
    2. 微辣 Wēi là. Mild
    3. 中辣 Zhōng là. Medium
    4. 最辣 Zuì là. Hot
  8. 要葱/蒜/姜吗?Yào cōng / shuàn / jiāng ma? Do you want shallot/garlic/ginger?
    1. Yào. Yes.
    2. 不要 Bú yào. No.
  9. 不要加 [葱/蒜/姜][…]里。Bú yào jiā (cōng / shuān / jiāng) zài (…) lǐ. Don’t add [shallot/garlic/ginger] in …
  10. 请结账。Qǐng jié zhàng. Bill, please.
  11. 多少钱?Duō shǎo qián? How much?
  12. 分开付,还是一起付?Fēn kāi fù, hái shì yī qǐ fù? Do you want to separate check or together?
  13. 怎么付?Zěn me fù? How to pay?
    1. 刷卡 Shuā kǎ. Card
    2. 现金 Xiàn jīn. Cash
    3. 支付宝 Zhī fù bǎo. Alipay
    4. 微信 Wēi xìn. Wechat
    5. 支票 Zhī piào. Check
  14. 免费 Miǎn fèi. Free
  15. 食物很美味,谢谢!:) Shí wù hěn měi wèi, xiè xiè! The meal was very good, thank you!
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