Japanese phrases to use in restaurants and eateries

In this article, we are going to share with you some phrases (or sentences) that are used or heard inside restaurants, cafeterias and fast food. Hope these phrases help you to 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 with 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:

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JapaneseRomajiPortuguese
ワインをいただきます。 wain o itadaki masu.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 the same thing for you?
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 wish I had the mustard on the side.
水を一杯下さい。 mizu o ippai kudasai.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。 Welcome, how many people are in your party?Goodnight. How many people are with you?
お水だけでけっこうです。 kekkō desu's mizu dake.Just water, please.
アイスクリームを2つ下さい。 aisukurīmu or futatsu kudasai.Two ice creams, please.
ソースを別にください。 sōsu or betsuni kudasai.I'd 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。 Please provide your accounting.Check please
おつりが違いますよ。 o 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。 I would like to have one more cup of coffee.I wish I had another cup of coffee.
ビーフをお願いします。 I would like a beef.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 or itadake mase n ka.Waiter, please bring me some water.
お水をください。 the mizu or kudasai.Some 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。 Please give me a toast and a cup of black tea.I'd 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 mono de wa ari mase n.This is not my order.
何を飲みますか。 What do you drink?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。 I stop drinking coffee and have some tea.I would like to have tea instead of coffee.
ワインを一杯いただけますか。 wain o ippai itadake masu ka.I wish I had a glass of wine.
勘定お願いします。 kanjō onegai shi masu.Please count.
コーヒーか紅茶、どちらになさいますか。 Coffee or tea, which one would you like?Would you like coffee or tea?
こちらで召し上がりますか。 kochira by meshiagari 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。 Please give me another mizuwari.Another glass of whiskey and water, please.
勘定をお願いします。 kanjō o onegai shi masu.Please give me the account.
「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 de kekkō desu"Anything else?" "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 or kudasai.I wish I had some hot chocolate.
ご注文はお決まりですか? go chūmon wa okimari desu ka?Have you already decided?
まずビールからはじめよう。 mazu beru kara hajimeyo u.I think I'll start with a bottle of beer.
勘定書を持ってきてくれ。 Please bring the feeling of gratitude and appreciation.Bring me the bill.
ワインを一本ください。 wain o ichi hon kudasai.Give me a bottle of wine.
スプーンをいただけますか。 Do you eat soup?Could we have a spoon?
水をください。 mizu or kudasai.Some water, please.
葡萄酒を1瓶ください。 Please give me a bottle of grape juice.Give me a bottle of wine.
これらの皿を片づけて下さい。 korera no sara o katazuke te kudasai.Please clean these dishes.
オレンジジュースを2杯ください。 Please place the orange juice on the table.Two glasses of orange juice, please.
チップを置きましたか。 Did you set the chip?Can I give you a tip?
清算をお願いします。 Please make the request.Please count.
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。 banish aisukurīmu or 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'd 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。 Please make some coffee.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。 furai poteto no rājisaizu o kudasai.big fries, please.
ジュースをください。 jusu or kudasai.Some juice, please.
一緒に勘定して下さい。 Please share your feelings with me.Please put it in your account.
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。 Please give me a bottle of grape juice.Give me a bottle of wine.
コーヒーを一杯下さい。 kōhī or ippai kudasai.Give me a coffee, please.
伝票は別々にお願いします。 The explanation of the translation for "denpyō wa betsubetsu ni onegai shi masu" is "I will send the entries separately."We'd like the separate account, please.
コーヒーをもう1杯飲みたいのですが。 I would like to have one more cup of coffee.I wish I had another cup of coffee.
牛肉にしてください。 Please cook the beef.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'd like to have the sauce on the side, please.
フォークをいただけますか。 Do you have a fork?Could we have a fork?
ランチブッフェを二人、お願いします。 I would like to request a ranch buffet for two, please.Two lunch buffets, 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'm still waiting for my order.
ワインを一杯頂きたい。 I want to have a glass full.I wish I had a glass of wine.
同じものをお願いします。 onaji mono or onegai shi masu.I would like to ask for the same.
お客様は? okyakusama wa?Customers?
ウエーターさん、注文お願いします。 "Wait a moment, please."Waiter, I'd 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 wish I had cake for dessert.
その値段はサラダとスープ込みですか。 sono nedan wa sarada to sūpu komi desu ka.Does this 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。 sarada no dorshingu 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's 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。 Please show your emotions.Please count.
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。 Could I have a cup of coffee with cream and sugar, please?Can I have a cup of coffee with cream and sugar?
飲み物を注文したいのです。 I want to order some items.I'd like to order drinks now.
ご注文を承りましょうか。 Let's take a detour.Is this your order?
お愛想お願いします。 the aiso onegai shi masu.Check please.
頼んだ物がまだ来ません。 The meaning of the text is unclear as it is not written in Portuguese.I'm still waiting for my order.
ダイキリをください。 daikiri or kudasai.I would like a Daiquiri. (Cuban cocktail.)
これは注文したものと違っています。 This is different from what was ordered.This is not my order.
白ワインと赤ワイン、どちらになさいますか。 white wine or red wine, which one do you prefer.Would you like white or red wine?
コーヒーを2杯お願いします。 I would like a coffee, please.Please bring us two cups of coffee.
紅茶を1杯お願いします。 Please give me a cup of black tea.A cup of tea, please.
私たちの注文はどうなっているのですか。 Our order, how is it going?What happened to our order?
メニューを見せていただけませんか。 Can you show me the menu?May I see the menu, please?
このテーブルは予約済みです。 This table is reserved.This table is reserved.
クリームと砂糖を入れたコーヒーをください。 Please add cream and sugar to the coffee.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。 Dear customer, I would like to place an order.The waitress, I'd like to ask.
勘定を頼むよ。 kanjō o tanomu yo.Check please.
角のテーブルがいいのですが。 The table in the corner is nice.Could we have a table in the corner?
私にハンバーガーをください。 Please give me a hamburger.Please give me a hamburger.
コーヒーをもう1杯いただきたい。 I would like to have another cup of coffee.I wish I had another cup of coffee.
オレンジジュースをください。 orenji jusu or 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。 Please give us four knives, a book, and a fork.Give us two knives and four forks, please.
あなたのためにデザートを注文した。 I ordered dessert for you.I asked him for some dessert.
もう一度メニューを見せていただけますか。 Can you show me the menu again?Can I have the menu again please?
6時に4人予約したいのですが。 I would like to make a reservation for four people at 6 o'clock.I'd like to reserve a table for four to six.
熱いココアが飲みたいですね。 The hot cocoa looks tempting.I wish I had 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。 This meat and the finest white wine, please.I would like to have this meat dish with your best white wine.
ステーキにポテトをつけてください。 Please put potatoes on the steak.I'd like steak with boiled potatoes.
何かお飲みになりますか? Will you drink something?Would you like to drink something?
ケチャップを別に持ってきてください。 Please bring the catch-up separately.I wish I had ketchup on the side.
お茶を少しいただきたいのですが。 I would like to have a little bit of tea, please.I'd like tea, please.
メニューをお願いします。 Please show me the menu.Let me see the menu.
何か飲みますか。 Do you want something to drink?Would you like to drink something?
メニューをいただけますか。 Can I have the menu, please?May I have the menu, please?
紅茶2杯とコーヒー1杯ください。 Please give me one cup of black tea and one cup of coffee.Two teas and a coffee, please.
私も同じものを注文します。 watashi mo onaji mono or chūmon shi masu.I would like to ask for the same.
コーヒーをもう1杯いただきたい。 I would like to have another cup of coffee.I wish I had another cup of coffee.
勘定書を頼むよ。 I beg for a receipt.Please count.
窓際の席をお願いします。 Please give me a seat by the window.I'd like a table by the window.
サイダーをください。 saidā or kudasai.I'd like some cider, please.
勘定お願いします。 kanjō onegai shi masu.Please count.
今晩の予約をしたいのですが。 I would like to make a reservation for tonight.I'd like to make a reservation for tonight.
ワインリストを見せて下さい。 Please show me your shopping list.Can I see the wines?
40分前に注文したのですが。 I ordered food online at 10 a.m.We ordered 40 minutes ago.
私にもミルクをちょうだい。 Please give me some milk too.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 restaurants:

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JapaneseRomajiPortuguese
持ち帰りですか。それともここでたべますか。Mochikaeridesu ka. Soretomo koko by 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。Please provide the size of the French fries.Large French 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。Will you be dining in or taking out?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。Kochira by meshiagarimasu 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 by tabemasu ka.Is it takeaway or are you going to eat here?
お持ち帰りですか。The mochikaeridesu ka.Is this one 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。Koko from meshiagarimasu ka, sotomo o mochikaeridesu ka.Is this to eat here or take away?

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