Japanese phrases to use in restaurants and cafeterias

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In this article we will share with you some phrases (or sentences) that are used or heard inside restaurants, snack bars and fast food. I hope these phrases help you order food in Japanese or understand the waitress.

If you already have a basic knowledge of Japanese vocabulary, pay close attention to the sentences, because the translation always changes a little. And avoid getting stuck in the romaji, try to read the sentences with kanji.

Japanese phrases for Restaurants

Below we will share a list of phrases that can be used in restaurants and other similar places:

JapaneseRomajiPortuguese
ワインをいただきます。 waiitadaki but u.I would like some wine.
私と同じものを注文しましょうか。 watashi to onaji mono o chūmon shi masho u ka.Can I ask you the same thing?
マスタードを別に持ってきてください。 masutādo o betsuni motte ki te kudasai.I would like to have the mustard on the side.
水を一杯下さい。 mizu the kudasai ippai.A glass of water please.
ナプキンを頂けますか。 napukin o itadake masu ka.Can I have a napkin, please?
いらっしゃいませ、何名様ですか。 irasshai mase, nan mei sama desu ka.Good evening. How many people are with you?
お水だけでけっこうです。 the kekkō desu mizu dake.Just water, please.
アイスクリームを2つ下さい。 aisukurīmu the futatsu kudasai.Two ice creams, please.
ソースを別にください。 sōsu the kudasai betsuni.I would like sauce on the side, please.
ライトビールはありますか。 raito bīru wa ari masu ka.Do you have any non-alcoholic beer?
会計をお願いします。 kaikei o onegai shi masu.Check please
おつりが違いますよ。 the tsuri ga chigai masu yo.You gave me the wrong change.
コーヒーをもう1杯飲みたいのですが。 kōhī o mō ichi hai nomi tai no desu ga.I would like to have another cup of coffee.
ビーフをお願いします。 bīfu o onegai shi masu.Beef, please.
窓際のテーブルがいいのですが。 madogiwa no tēburu ga ii no desu ga.Could we have a table by the window?
給仕さん水をいただけませんか。 kyūji san sui o itadake mase n ka.Waiter, please bring me some water.
お水をください。 the mizu the kudasai.A little water, please.
お勘定して下さい。 the kanjō shi te kudasai.Check please.
トースト2枚と紅茶1杯をください。 tōsuto ni mai to kōcha ichi hai o kudasai.I would like two slices of toast and a cup of tea.
隅のテーブルがいいのですが。 sumi no tēburu ga ii no desu ga.Could we have a table in the corner?
これは私が注文した物ではありません。 kore wa watashi ga chūmon shi ta ari mase mono n.This is not my request.
何を飲みますか。 nani o nomi masu ka.What do you want to drink?
お飲み物は何ですか。 the nomimono wa nani desu ka.What would you like to drink?
コーヒーをやめて紅茶を頂きます。 kōhī o yame te kōcha o itadaki masu.I would like to have tea instead of coffee.
ワインを一杯いただけますか。 wain the ippai itadake masu ka.I would like to have a glass of wine.
勘定お願いします。 kanjō onegai shi masu.Tell me, please.
コーヒーか紅茶、どちらになさいますか。 kōhī ka kōcha, dochira ni nasai masu ka.Would you like coffee or tea?
こちらで召し上がりますか。 meshiagari kochira masu ka.Why eat here?
外のテーブルがいいのですが。 soto no tēburu ga ii no desu ga.Could we have a table outside?
フランスのワインはありますか。 furansu no wain wa ari masu ka.Do you have any French wine?
水割りをもう一杯ください。 mizuwari o mō ichi hai kudasai.Another glass of whiskey and water, please.
勘定をお願いします。 kanjō or onegai shi masu.Please give me the bill.
「ほかに何か要りますか」「それだけで結構です」 hoka ni nani ka iri masu ka '' sore dake by kekkō desu"Something more?" "No, that's all."
ベーコンかソーセージはいかがか。 bēkon ka sōsēji wa ikaga ka.Would you like bacon or sausage?
窓側の席がありますか。 madogawa no seki ga ari masu ka.Do you have a table by the window?
熱いココアを下さい。 atsui kokoa o kudasai.I would like to have some hot chocolate.
ご注文はお決まりですか? go chūmon wa okimari desu ka?Have you decided?
まずビールからはじめよう。 mazu bīru kara hajimeyo u.I think I'll start with a bottle of beer.
勘定書を持ってきてくれ。 kanjō sho o motte ki te kure.Bring me the bill.
ワインを一本ください。 wain the ichi hon kudasai.Give me a bottle of wine.
スプーンをいただけますか。 supūn itadake masu ka.Could we have a spoon?
水をください。 mizu the kudasai.A little water, please.
葡萄酒を1瓶ください。 budō shu the ichi bin kudasai.Give me a bottle of wine.
これらの皿を片づけて下さい。 korera no sara katazuke te kudasai.Please clean these dishes.
オレンジジュースを2杯ください。 orenji jūsu o ni hai kudasai.Two glasses of orange juice, please.
チップを置きましたか。 chippu oki mashi ta ka.Can I give you a tip?
清算をお願いします。 seisan o onegai shi masu.Tell me, please.
何をお飲みになりますか。 nani oo nomi ni nari masu ka.What would you like to drink?
バニラアイスクリームを二つ下さい。 banira aisukurīmu the futatsu kudasai.Two vanilla ice creams please.
ワインをもう一本ください。 wain o mō ichi hon kudasai.We would like another bottle of wine.
海の見える席がありますか。 umi no mieru seki ga ari masu ka.Do you have a table overlooking the ocean?
コーヒーを食後にお願いします。 kōhī the shokugo ni onegai shi masu.I would like coffee after the meal.
フライポテトのラージサイズをください。 feto poteto no rājisaizu o kudasai.big fries, please.
ジュースをください。  jūsu the kudasai.Some juice, please.
一緒に勘定して下さい。 issho ni kanjō shi te kudasai.Put it in the account, please.
2人分の席を予約したいのですが。 ni nin bun no seki o yoyaku shi tai no desu ga.I'd like to reserve a table for two.
ぶどう酒を一瓶ください。 budōshu the ichi bin kudasai.Give me a bottle of wine.
コーヒーを一杯下さい。 kōhī the ippai kudasai.Give me a coffee, please.
伝票は別々にお願いします。 denpyō wa betsubetsu ni onegai shi masu.We would like the separate account, please.
コーヒーをもう1杯飲みたいのですが。 kōhī o mō ichi hai nomi tai no desu ga.I would like to have another cup of coffee.
牛肉にしてください。 gyūniku ni shi te kudasai.Beef, please.
何人様ですか。 nan nin sama desu ka.How many people in your group?
ソースは別に添えてください。 sōsu wa betsu ni soe te kudasai.I would like to have the sauce on the side, please.
フォークをいただけますか。 fōku o itadake masu ka.Could we have a fork?
ランチブッフェを二人、お願いします。 ranchibuffe o ni nin, onegai shi masu.Two buffet lunch, please.
私が頼んだものがまだ届いていません。 watashi ga tanon da mono ga mada todoi te i mase n.I am still waiting for my order.
ワインを一杯頂きたい。 wain the ippai itadaki tai.I would like to have a glass of wine.
同じものをお願いします。 onaji mono o onegai shi masu.I would like to order the same.
お客様は? okyakusama wa?Customers?
ウエーターさん、注文お願いします。 uētā san, chūmon onegai shi masu.Waiter, I would like to order.
デザートにはケーキをいただきたい。 dezāto ni wa kēki o itadaki tai.I would like to have cake for dessert.
その値段はサラダとスープ込みですか。 sleep nedan wa healed to sūpu komi desu ka.Does that price include soup and salad?
お飲み物はよろしいですか。 the nomimono wa yoroshii desu ka.Would you like to drink something?
サラダのドレッシングはイタリアンがいいです。 healed at doresshingu wa itarian ga ii desu.I want Italian dressing on my salad.
日替わり定食にしませんか。 higawari teishoku ni shi mase n ka.What is the special of the day?
これは私の注文したものと違います。 kore wa watashi no chūmon shi ta mono to chigai masu.This is not what I asked for.
勘定書をお願いします。 kanjō sho o onegai shi masu.Tell me, please.
ご注文はよろしいですか。 go chūmon wa yoroshii desu ka.Only that? Can I order?
クリームと砂糖入りのコーヒーを1杯いただけますか。 kurīmu to satō iri no kōhī o ichi hai itadake masu ka.Can I have a cup of coffee with cream and sugar?
飲み物を注文したいのです。 nomimono o chūmon shi tai no desu.I would like to order drinks now.
ご注文を承りましょうか。 go chūmon o uketamawari masho u ka.Is that your request?
お愛想お願いします。 aiso onegai shi masu.Check please.
頼んだ物がまだ来ません。 tanon da mono ga mada ki mase n.I am still waiting for my order.
ダイキリをください。 daikiri the kudasai.I would like a Daiquiri. (Cuban cocktail.)
これは注文したものと違っています。 kore wa chūmon shi ta mono to chigatte i masu.This is not my request.
白ワインと赤ワイン、どちらになさいますか。 shiro wain to akawain, dochira ni nasai masu ka.Would you like white or red wine?
コーヒーを2杯お願いします。 kōhī o ni hai onegai shi masu.Please bring us two cups of coffee.
紅茶を1杯お願いします。 kōcha o ichi hai onegai shi masu.A cup of tea, please.
私たちの注文はどうなっているのですか。 watashi tachi no chūmon wa dō natte iru no desu ka.What happened to our order?
メニューを見せていただけませんか。 menyū o mise te i ta dake mase n ka.Can I see the menu, please?
このテーブルは予約済みです。 kono tēburu wa yoyaku zumi desu.This table is reserved.
クリームと砂糖を入れたコーヒーをください。 kurīmu to satō o ire ta kōhī o kudasai.Coffee, please, with cream and sugar.
お会計お願いします。 the kaikei onegai shi masu.Please check.
ウエイトレスさん、注文お願いします。 ueitoresu san, chūmon onegai shi masu.The waitress, I would like to ask.
勘定を頼むよ。 kanjō or tanomu yo.Check please.
角のテーブルがいいのですが。 kaku no tēburu ga ii no desu ga.Could we have a table in the corner?
私にハンバーガーをください。 watashi ni hanbāgā o kudasai.Please give me a hamburger.
コーヒーをもう1杯いただきたい。 kōhī o mō ichi hai itadaki tai.I would like to have another cup of coffee.
オレンジジュースをください。 orenji jūsu the kudasai.I would like orange juice.
コーヒー一杯ください。 kōhī ichi hai kudasai.Give me a cup of coffee.
私達にナイフ2本とフォーク4本をください。 watashi tachi ni naifu ni hon to fōku yon hon o kudasai.Give us two knives and four forks, please.
あなたのためにデザートを注文した。 anata no tame ni dezāto o chūmon shi ta.I asked for some dessert.
もう一度メニューを見せていただけますか。 mōichido menyū o mise te itadake masu ka.Can I have the menu again, please?
6時に4人予約したいのですが。 roku ji ni yon nin yoyaku shi tai no desu ga.I would like to reserve a table for four at six.
熱いココアが飲みたいですね。 atsui kokoa ga nomi tai desu ne.I would like to have some hot chocolate.
この肉と、いちばん上等な白ワインも一緒にお願いします。 kono niku to, ichiban jōtō na shiro wain mo issho ni onegai shi masu.I would like to have this meat dish with its best white wine.
ステーキにポテトをつけてください。 sutēki ni poteto tsuke te kudasai.I would like steak with boiled potatoes.
何かお飲みになりますか? nani ka o nomi ni nari masu ka?Would you like to drink something?
ケチャップを別に持ってきてください。 kechappu the betsuni motte ki te kudasai.I would like to have ketchup on the side.
お茶を少しいただきたいのですが。 find the sukoshi itadaki tai no desu ga.I would like tea, please.
メニューをお願いします。 menyū o onegai shi masu.Let me see the menu.
何か飲みますか。 nani ka nomi masu ka.Would you like to drink something?
メニューをいただけますか。 menyū o itadake masu ka.Can I have the menu, please?
紅茶2杯とコーヒー1杯ください。 kōcha ni hai to kōhī ichi hai kudasai.Two teas and a coffee, please.
私も同じものを注文します。 watashi mo onaji mono o chūmon shi masu.I would like to order the same.
コーヒーをもう1杯いただきたい。 kōhī o mō ichi hai itadaki tai.I would like to have another cup of coffee.
勘定書を頼むよ。 kanjō sho o tanomu yo.Tell me, please.
窓際の席をお願いします。 madogiwa no seki o onegai shi masu.I would like a table by the window.
サイダーをください。 saidā the kudasai.I would like some cider, please.
勘定お願いします。 kanjō onegai shi masu.Tell me, please.
今晩の予約をしたいのですが。 konban no yoyaku o shi tai no desu ga.I would like to make a reservation for tonight.
ワインリストを見せて下さい。 wain risuto o mise te kudasai.Can I see the wines?
40分前に注文したのですが。 yon zero fun mae ni chūmon shi ta no desu ga.We ordered 40 minutes ago.
私にもミルクをちょうだい。 watashi ni mo miruku o chōdai.Give me some milk, too.

Japanese phrases for Fast food

Below we will share a list of Japanese phrases to use in Fast Food or fast food:

JapaneseRomajiPortuguese
持ち帰りですか。それともここでたべますか。Mochikaeridesu ka. Soretomo koko de tabemasu ka.To take or eat here?
フライポテトのラージサイズをください。Furaipoteto no rājisaizu o kudasai.Big fries, please.
持ち帰ります。
Mochikaerimasu.
Take home.
こちらで召し上がりますか、それともお持ち帰りにしますか。Kochira of meshiagarimasu ka, soretomo the mochikaeri ni shimasu ka.Do you want to eat here, or do you want to take it home?
こちらで召し上がりますか。Meshiagarimasu kochira ka.Is it to eat here?
持ち帰りですか。それともここでたべますか。Mochikaeridesu ka. Soretomo koko de tabemasu ka.Is it to go or are you going to eat here?
お持ち帰りですか。The mochikaeridesu ka.Is this for take away?
ここで召し上がりますか、それともお持ち帰りですか。Meshiagarimasu koko ka, soretomo the mochikaeridesu ka.Is this to eat here or take away?

Japanese videos for restaurants

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