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About Ordering Food in Dutch

Hungry? How to start placing your order food in Dutch? These are a number of the inquiries you will have whenever travelling in a Dutch speaking destination. Learn More

Regardless of whether you’re intending to live in a Dutch speaking country or intending on a quick visit there, understanding how to get meals in Dutch is necessary. Eating out at Dutch restaurants and bistros generally is a lot of fun, especially if you fully understand some fundamental Dutch restaurant vocab. More …
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Now we have stated numerous common food relevant sentences in Dutch, below, wishing they might assist you if you are purchasing food items in Dutch.

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Click this link to know the Dutch meal sentences quite simply you can use for buying dinner in Dutch dining establishments and coffee shops.

A table for one person/two people, please.Een tafel voor een/twee alstublieft. (uhn TAH-fuhl vore ane/tway ALS-tuu-bleeft)
Can I look at the menu, please?Mag ik het menu, alstublieft? (magh ick hut muh-NUU ALS-tuu-bleeft)
Can I look in the kitchen?Mag ik de keuken zien, alstublieft? (magh ick duh KOY-kun zene ALS-tuu-bleeft)
Is there a house specialty?Is er een specialiteit van het huis? (is uhr uhn SPAY-sha-lee-taiyt vahn hut huys)
Is there a local specialty?Serveert u streekgerechten? (SERR-vayrt uu STRAKE-guh-regh-tun)
I'm a vegetarian.Ik ben vegetariër. (ick ben VAY-ghu-tah-ree-uhr)
I don't eat pork.Ik eet geen varkensvlees. (ick ate ghane VAR-kuns-vlase)
I only eat kosher food.Ik eet alleen koosjer voedsel. (ick ate AHL-ane KOH-shur VOOT-sul)
Can you make it "lite", please? (less oil/butter/lard)Een licht gerecht, alstublieft? (uhn lihght GUH-reght ALS-tuu-bleeft)
fixed-price mealdagschotel (DAGH-sghow-tul)
à la carteà la carte (ah lah kahrt)
breakfastontbijt (ont-BAIYT)
lunchlunch (lunch)
tea (meal)vieruurtje (VEER-uuhr-chuh)
supperavondeten (AH-vunt-ay-tun)
I want _____.Ik wil _____. (ick wil ___)
I want a dish containing _____.Ik wil een gerecht met _____. (ick wil uhn GUH-reght met ______)
chickenkip (kip)
beefrundvlees (RUNT-vlase)
fishvis (vis)
hamham (hahm)
sausageworst (wohrst)
cheesekaas (kahs)
eggseieren (AIY-urr-un)
saladsalade (sah-LAH-duh)
(fresh) vegetables(verse) groenten ((VEHR-suh) GROON-tun)
(fresh) fruit(vers) fruit ((vehrs) fruyt)
breadbrood (brote)
toasttoast (toast)
noodlesnoedels (NOOH-duls)
ricerijst (raiyst)
beansbonen (BOW-nun)
May I have a glass of _____?Mag ik een glas _____? (magh ick uhn glahs ______)
May I have a cup of _____?Mag ik een kop _____? (magh ick uhn kop ________)
May I have a bottle of _____?Mag ik een fles _____? (magh ick uhn fles _____)
coffeekoffie (coffee)
tea (drink)thee (tay)
juicesap (sahp)
(bubbly) waterspuitwater (SPUYT-wah-tuhr)
waterwater (WAH-tuhr)
beerbier (beer)
red/white winerode/witte wijn (ROH-duh/WIH-tuh waiyn)
May I have some _____?Mag ik wat _____? (magh ick watt _____)
saltzout (zawt)
black pepperpeper (PAY-pur)
butterboter (BOW-tuhr)
Excuse me, waiter? (getting attention of server)Ober? (OH-buhr)
I'm finished.Ik ben klaar. (ick ben klahr)
It was delicious.Het was heel lekker. (hut wahs hale LEK-ur)
Please clear the plates.Kan u afruimen. (kahn uu AF-ruy-mun)
The check, please.De rekening, alstublieft. (duh RAY-kun-ing ALS-tuu-bleeft)

Click on the hyperlinks directly below to find out a list of helpful Dutch holiday words which you’ll find structured by category. For each travel phrase in Dutch, there’ll be the English interpretation.

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