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About Ordering Food in Czech

Hungry? How to start buying meals in Czech? These are typically many of the questions you will have whenever visiting in a Czech speaking region. Learn More

Regardless if you are intending to reside in a Czech speaking country or intending on a brief visit there, learning how to order food in Czech is essential. Going out at Czech eateries and bistros is usually a lot of excitement, particularly if you know some rudimentary Czech restaurant vocabulary. More …
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We’ve detailed various familiar meal relevant words in Czech, listed below, wishing some may assist you if you are ordering meals in Czech.

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Click here to read the Czech meal words and phrases readily that can be used for purchasing dinner in Czech dining places and cafes.

A table for one person/two people, please.Stůl pro dvě osoby, prosím. (stool proh dvyeh OH-soh-bih, PROH-seem)
Can I look at the menu, please?Můžu se podívat na jídelní lístek, prosím? (MOO-zhoo seh poh-DEE-vaht nah yee-DEHL-nee LEES-tehk, PROH-seem?)
Can I look in the kitchen?Můžu se podívat do kuchyně? (MOO-zhoo seh poh-DEE-vaht doh koo-CHIH-nyeh?)
Is there a house specialty?Tohle je zdejší specialita? (TOH-leh yeh ZDAY-shee speh-TSYAH-lih-tah?)
Is there a local specialty?Tohle je specialita podniku? (TOH-leh yeh speh-TSYAH-lih-tah pohd-NIH-kuh?)
I'm a vegetarian.Jsem vegetarián. (ysehm veh-geh-TAH-ryahhn)
I don't eat pork.Nejím vepřové (maso). (NEH-yeem VEH-przhoh-vehh (MAH-soh))
I don't eat beef.Nejím hovězí (maso). (NEH-yeem hoh-VYEH-zee (MAH-soh))
I only eat kosher food.Jím jenom košer jídlo. (yeem YEH-nohm KOH-shehr YEED-loh)
Can you make it "lite", please? (less oil/butter/lard)Mohl byste to udělat bez tuku, prosím? (mohl BIHS-teh toh oo-DYEH-laht behz TOO-koo, PROH-seem?)
fixed-price mealmenu (MEH-noo)
a la cartedenní menu/jídelní lístek (DEHN-nee MEH-noo/yee-DEHL-nee LEES-kehk)
breakfastsnídaně (SNEE-dah-nyeh)
lunchoběd (OH-byehd)
tea (meal)svačina (SVAH-chih-nah)
suppervečeře (VEH-cheh-rzheh)
I would like_____.Chtěl bych _____. (khtyehl bihkh....)
spoonlžíce (LZHEE-tseh)
forkvidlička (vih-DLIH-tshka)
knifenůž (noozh)
platetalíř (TAH-leerzh)
glasssklenice (skleh-NIH-tseh)
napkinubrousek (UH-bhr-ow-shek)
I want a dish containing _____.Chtěl bych chod obsahující _____. (khtyehl bihkh chohd ohb-sah-HOO-yee-tsee...)
chickenkuře (KOO-rzheh)
beefhovězí (hoh-VYEH-zee)
fishrybu (RIH-boo)
hamšunku (SHOON-koo)
sausagesalám (SAH-laam)
cheesesýr (seer)
eggsvejce (VAY-tseh)
saladsalát (SAH-laat)
(fresh) vegetables(čerstvou) zeleninu ((CHEHRST-voh-uh) zeh-leh-NIH-noo)
(fresh) fruit(čerstvé) ovoce ((CHEHRST-vehh) oh-VOH-tseh)
breadchleba (KHLEH-bah)
toasttoust (towst)
noodlesnudle (NOO-dleh)
ricerýži (REE-zhih)
beansfazole (FAH-zoh-leh)
May I have a glass of _____?Mohl bych dostat sklenici _____? (mohl bihkh DOHS-taht skleh-NIH-tsih....?)
May I have a cup of _____?Mohl bych dostat šálek _____? (mohl bihkh DOHS-taht SHAHH-lehk....?)
May I have a bottle of _____?Mohl bych dostat láhev _____? (mohl bihkh DOHS-taht LAHH-hehf....?)
coffeekávy/kafe (KAHH-vih/KAH-feh)
tea (drink)čaje (CHAH-yeh)
juicedžusu (JUH-suh)
(bubbly) water(bublinky) voda. ((boo-BLIHN-kih) VOH-dah)
watervoda (VOH-dah)
beerpivo (PIH-voh)
May I have some _____?Můžete mi přinést _____? (moo-ZHEH-teh mih PRZHIH-nehhst...?)
saltsůl (sool)
black pepperčerný pepř (CHEHR-nee pehprzh)
buttermáslo (MAHHS-loh)
Excuse me, waiter? (getting attention of server)Promiňte, číšníku? (proh-MIHNY-teh, cheesh-NEE-koo?)
I'm finished.Dojedl jsem. (DOH-yehdl ysehm)
It was delicious.Bylo to výborné. (BIH-loh toh vee-BOHR-nyeh)
Please clear the plates.Odneste talíře, prosím. (ohd-NEHS-teh tah-LEE-feh, PROH-seem)
The check, please.Zaplatím, prosím. (ZAH-plah-teem, PROH-seem)

Select the hyperlinks below to find out a number of beneficial Czech travel key phrases which you’ll find structured by group. For every holiday word or phrase in Czech, you will see the English translation.

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