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About Ordering Food in Slovak

Hungry? How to go about placing your order meals in Slovak? These include a number of the questions you will have whenever visiting in a Slovak speaking destination. Learn More

Regardless of whether you’re about to live in a Slovak speaking country or going on a short break there, understanding how to order meals in Slovak is very important. Dining out at Slovak eateries and bistros is usually a lot of fun, especially if you know some basic Slovak restaurant vocabulary. More …
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We’ve stated some common food related words and phrases in Slovak, here, with the hope they are able to assist you while you’re purchasing food items in Slovak.

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Please click here to master the Slovak food sentences quite simply which you can use for buying food items in Slovak eating places and cafes.

A table for one person/two people, please.Stôl pre jednu osobu / dve osoby, prosím. (STOO-OHL preh YEHD-noo OH-soh-boo/ dveh OH-soh-bih, PROH-seem)
Can I look at the menu, please?Môžem sa pozrieť na jedálny lístok, prosím? (MWOH-zhehm sah POH-zryehtch nah YEH-dahhl-nih LEES-tohk, PROH-seem)
Can I look in the kitchen?Môžem sa pozrieť do kuchyne? (MWOH-zhehm sah POH-zryehtch doh KOO-kynyeh?)
Is there a house specialty?Je tunajšia špecialita? (yah TOO-nai-shyah SHPEH-tsyah-lih-tah?)
Is there a local specialty?Je tu miestna špecialita? (yah too MYEHS-tnah SHPEH-tsyah-lih-tah?)
I'm a vegetarian.Ja som vegetarián. (yah sohm VEH-geh-tah-ryahhn)
I don't eat pork.Nejem bravčové. (NYEH-yehm BRAHF-choh-vehh)
I don't eat beef.Nejem hovädzie mäso. (NYEH-yehm HOH-veh-dsyeh MEH-soh)
I only eat kosher food.Jem len kóšer jedlo. (yehm lehn KOHH-shehr YEHD-loh)
Can you make it "lite", please? (less oil/butter/lard)Mohli by ste to urobiť "lite", prosím? (MOH-lih bih styeh toh OO-roh-bihtch "lait", PROH-seem?)
fixed-price mealPevná cena za jedlo (PEHV-nahh TSEH-nah zah YEHD-loh)
a la carteà la carte (lah kahrt)
breakfastraňajky (RAH-nyaih-kih)
lunchobed (OH-dehd)
tea (meal)čaj (chai)
supper/dinnervečera (VEH-cheh-rah)
I want _____.Chcem _____. (khtsehm_____)
I want a dish containing _____.Chcem jedlo, obsahujúce _____. (khtsehm yehd-loh, OHB-sah-hoo-yoo-tseh____)
chickenkur(č)a (KUH-(ch)ah)
beefhovädzie mäso (HOH-vad-zyeh MA-soh)
fishryba (RIH-bah)
hamšunka (SHOON-kuh)
sausageklobása (KLOH-bahh-sah)
cheesesyr (sihr)
eggsvajcia (VAI-tsyah)
saladšalát (SHAH-lahht)
(fresh) vegetables(čerstvú) zeleninu ((CHEHRS-tvoo) ZEH-leh-nee-noo)
(fresh) fruit(Čerstvé) ovocie ((CHEHRS-tvehh) OH-voh-tsyeh)
breadchlieb (khlyehb)
toastopekaný chlieb (OH-peh-kah-noo khlyehb)
noodlesrezance/slíže (REH-zahn-tseh/SLEEH-zheh)
riceryža (RIH-zhah)
beansfazuľa (FAH-zoo-lyah)
May I have a glass of _____?Môžem mať pohár _____? (MWAH-zhehm mahtch POH-haar______?)
May I have a cup of _____?Môžem mať šálku _____? (MWAH-zhehm mahtch SHAAL-kooh____?)
May I have a bottle of _____?Môžem mať fľašu _____? (MWAH-zhehm mahtch FLYAH-shoo___?)
coffeekáva (KAHH-vah)
tea (drink)čaj (chai)
juicedžús (joos)
(bubbly) watersódovka ((SOH-dohv-kah) )
watervoda (VOH-dah)
beerpivo (PEE-voh)
red/white winečervené/biele víno (CHEHR-veh-neh/BYEH-leh VEE-noh)
May I have some _____?Môžete mi dať _____? (MWAH-zhe -teh mee dahtch ___?)
saltsoľ (sohl)
black pepperčierne korenie (TCHYEHR-neh KOH-reh-nyieh)
buttermaslo (MAHS-loh)
Excuse me, waiter/waitress? (getting attention of server)Prepáčte, čašník/čašníčka? (PREH-paach-tyeh, CHAHSH-neek/CHAHSH-neech-kah?)
I'm finished.Ja som skončil. (yah sohm SKOHN-chihl)
It was delicious.Bolo to vynikajúce. (BOH-loh toh VIH-nih-kai-oo-tseh)
Please, clear the plates.Prosím, odneste taniere. (PROH-seem, OHD-nyehstch TAH-nyeh-reh)
The check, please.Šek, prosím. (shehk, PROH-seem)

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