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About Ordering Food in Catalan

Hungry? How to start ordering meals in Catalan? These include some of the queries you’ll have whenever visiting in a Catalan speaking place. Learn More

Regardless if you are going to live in a Catalan speaking country or intending on a quick visit there, discovering how to purchase food in Catalan is very important. Dining out at Catalan eateries and bistros is usually a lot of fun, particularly if you know some fundamental Catalan restaurant words. More …
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We have stated various standard food related words in Catalan, underneath, wishing they will often help you when you are purchasing food items in Catalan.

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Click here to read the Catalan dinner terms quite easily that can be used when it comes to ordering meals in Catalan dining establishments and cafes.

A table for one person/two people, please.Una taula per una persona/dues persones, si us plau. (OO-nah TOW-lah pehr OO-nah pehr-SOH-nehs/DOO-ehs pehr-SOH-nehs, see oos plow)
Can I look at the menu, please?Puc veure el menú, si us plau? (pook beh-OO-reh ehl meh-NOO, see oos plow?)
Can I look in the kitchen?Puc veure la cuina? (pook beh-OO-reh luh koo-EE-nah?)
Is there a house specialty?Teniu cap especialitat de la casa? (TEH-new kahp ehs-peh-THYAH-lee-taht deh lah KAH-sah?)
Is there a local specialty?Teniu cap plat típic? (TEH-new kahp pluht TEE-peek?)
I'm a vegetarian.Sóc vegetarià. (SOHK beh-jeh-tah-RYAH)
I don't eat pork.No menjo porc. (noh MEHN-zhoh pohrk)
I don't eat beef.No menjo vedella. (noh MEHN-zhoh beh-DEHL-lyah)
I only eat kosher food.Només menjo menjar caixer. (noh-MEHS MEH-nyoh MEHN-zhahr kah-shehr)
Can you make it "lite", please? (less oil/butter/lard)Pots fer-m'ho més lleuger, si us plau? (amb menys oli/mantega/llard)
fixed-price mealmenú de la casa (meh-NOO-der-lah-KAH-zah)
à la cartea la carta (ah lah KAHR-tah)
breakfastesmorzar (ehs-MOHR-zahr)
lunchdinar (DEE-nahr)
tea (meal)tè (TEH)
suppersopar (SOH-pahr)
I want _____.Vull _____. (vool)
I want a dish containing _____.Vull un plat que tingui _____. (vool oon plaht keh TEEN-kee______)
chickenpollastre (pohl-LYAHS-treh)
beefvedella (beh-DEHL-lyah)
fishpeix (paysh)
hampernil (...)
sausagesalsitxes (...)
cheeseformatge (foor-MAT-zhuh)
eggsous (...)
saladamanida (...)
(fresh) vegetablesverdura (fresca) (...)
(fresh) fruitfruita (fresca) (...)
breadpa (...)
toasttorrades (...)
noodlesfideus (...)
ricearròs (...)
beansmongetes (mohn-ZHEH-tehs)
May I have a glass of _____?Em pots dur un got de _____? (ehm pohts door oon goht deh____?)
May I have a cup of _____?Em pots dur una tassa de _____? (ehm pohts OO-nah TAHS-sah deh____?)
May I have a bottle of _____?Em pots dur una ampolla de _____? (ehm pohts door OO-nuh ahm-POH-lyah deh____?)
coffeecafé (kah-FEH)
tea (drink)te (TEH)
juicesuc de fruita (sook deh FROOI-tuh)
(bubbly) wateraigua amb gas (I-gwah ahmb gahs)
wateraigua (I-gwah)
beercervesa (ser-BEH-sah); (informal) birra (BEER-rah)
red/white winevi negre/blanc (bee NEH-greh/blahnk)
May I have some _____?Podries dur-me una mica de _____? (POH-dryehs door-meh OO-nuh MEE-kah deh______?)
saltsal (SAHL)
black pepperpebre (PEH-breh)
buttermantega (mahn-TEH-guh)
Excuse me, waiter? (getting attention of server)Perdoni, cambrer? (pehr-DOH-nee, KAHM-brehr?)
I'm finished.Ja he acabat. (yah eh uh-KAH-baht)
It was delicious.Estava deliciós. (ehs-TAH-bah deh-lee-SYOHS)
Please clear the plates.Pots endur-te els plats. (pohts ehn-DOOR-teh ehls plahts)
The check, please.El compte, si us plau. (ehl KOHMP-teh, see oos plow)

Select the hyperlinks directly below to see a list of beneficial Catalan travel phrases that are structured by group. For every holiday word or phrase in Catalan, there’ll be the English interpretation.

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