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About Ordering Food in Filipino

Hungry? How to start buying meals in Filipino? These are several of the inquiries you’ll have whenever venturing in a Filipino speaking region. Learn More

Regardless of whether you’re about to live in a Filipino speaking country or going on a quick holiday there, knowing how to order meals in Filipino is necessary. Dining out at Filipino restaurants and cafes is usually a lot of fun, especially if you know some basic Filipino restaurant words. More …
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Now we have detailed numerous common meal related sentences in Filipino, down below, with the hope some may help you while you are ordering dinner in Filipino.

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Please click here to find out the Filipino dinner keyword phrases readily you can use when it comes to buying meals in Filipino eating places and coffee shops.

A table for one person/two people, please.Mesa para sa isa/dalawang katao, please. (...)
Can I look at the menu, please?Pwedeng makita ang menu, please? (pweh-deng mah-kee-tah ahng meh-noo)
Can I look in the kitchen?Pwedeng makita ang kusina? (pweh-deng mah-kee-tah ahng koo-see-nah)
Where's the bathroom/washroom?Nasaan ang C.R.? (nah-sah-ahn ahng see-ar)
Is there a house specialty?Meron ba kayong specialty? (meh-ron bah kah-yong spe-shal-tee)
Is there a local specialty?Meron ba kayong local specialty? (...)
I'm a vegetarian.Vegetarian ako. (...)
I don't eat pork.Hindi ako kumakain ng baboy. (Heendee ako koomah-kain nang ba-boy)
I don't eat beef.Hindi ako kumakain ng karne. (...)
I only eat kosher food.Kosher lang ang kinakain ko. (...)
Can you make it "lite", please? (less oil/butter/lard)Pwede mong gawing "lite", please? (...)
It's salty.Maalat ito
It's so sweet.Napakatamis nito
It's so spicy.Napakaanghang ito
fixed-price mealfixed-price meal (...)
à la cartea la carte (...)
breakfastalmusal (al-moo-sal)
lunchtanghalian (tang-hah-lee-ahn)
snack (meal)meriyenda ('mer-yen-dah)
supperhapunan (ha-poo-nan)
I want _____.Gusto ko ng _____. (GOOS-to koh)
I want a dish called _____.Gusto ko ng ulam na _____. (...)
chickenmanok (mah-nok)
beefkarne (kar-ne)
fishisda (is-DAH)
hamhamon (...)
sausagelongganisa (local sausage) (...)
cheesekeso (keh-soh)
eggsitlog (eet-LOG)
saladensalada (...)
(fresh) vegetables(sariwang) gulay (goo-LIE)
(fresh) fruit(sariwang) prutas (proo-TAS)
breadtinapay (ti-nah-PIE)
toasttoast (...)
noodlespansit or noodles (...)
ricekanin (KA-nin)/bigas (bee-GAS, used for uncooked rice)
beansbeans (...)
rawhilaw (HEElaw)
cookedluto (LOOto)
fried chicken/fish/eggpritong manok/isda/itlog
saltasin (uh-SEEN)
cooking oilmantika (man-TEE-ka)
black pepperpaminta(...)
soy saucetoyo(to-yo)
buttermargarina or mantikilya (...)
Can/May I have a glass of _____?Pwedeng/Maaaring makahingi ng isang basong _____? (pweh-deng/mah-ah-ring mah-kah-hee-ngi nahng ee-sang bah-song)
Can/May I have a cup of _____?Pwedeng/Maaring makahingi ng isang tasang_____? (...)
Can/May I have a bottle of _____?Pwedeng/Maaaring makahingi ng isang boteng _____? (...)
coffeekape (ka-FEH)
tea (drink)tsaa (cha-AH)
iced teaiced tea (no direct translation)
juicejuice (...)
watertubig (TOO-BEEG)
beerserbesa(formal), beer(casual)(...)
red/white winered/white wine (...)
May I have some _____?Maaaring makahingi ng_____? (...)
dessertpanghimagas(formal), dessert(casual) (...)
Excuse me, waiter? (getting attention of server)Excuse me, waiter? (...)
I'm finished/done.Tapos na ako. or Tapos na akong kumain. (tah-pohs NAH uh-KOH or tah-pohs NAH uh-KOHNG KOO-mah-in)
It was delicious.Masarap ang pagkain. (muh-suh-RAHP yan)
Please clean the table.Pakilinis ang mesa. (...)
Can I get the bill, please.Yung bill, please. (...)

Click on the hyperlinks directly below to view a list of beneficial Filipino holiday words which you’ll find sorted by group. For every holiday phrase in Filipino, there’ll be the English translation.

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