Finnish Restaurant

These are expressions used in restaurants in Finnish. Very useful when ordering from a menu in combination with our Finnish Food list.

Where is there a good restaurant?: Mistä löytäisin hyvän ravintolan?
I'm vegetarian: Olen kasvissyöjä
What's the name of this dish?: Mikä on tämän ruokalajin nimi?
Waiter / waitress!: Tarjoilija!
May we have the check please?: Saisimmeko laskun?
It is very delicious!: Se on todella herkullista!
What do you recommend?: Mitä suosittelet?
The bill please!: Lasku kiitos!

The following items can be found in restaurants as well as kitchens. Which means it would be useful to memorize them.

Spicy: mausteinen
Sweet: makea
Salty: suolainen
Plate: lautanen
Fork: haarukka
Knife: veitsi
Spoon: lusikka
Table: pöytä
Menu: Menu / ruokalista
Food: ruoka
Dessert: jälkiruoka
Water: Vesi
A cup of: Kuppi (jtkn)
A glass of: Lasillinen / Lasi (jtkn)
Salad: salaatti
Soup: keitto
Bread: leipä
Black pepper: Mustapippuri
Salt: suola
Tip: Tippi, juomaraha
Napkin: Servetti / lautasliina

Hopefully these expressions of restaurant in Finnish can help you order off the menu or ask waiters items you might need. Check our menu above to select another topic or click the "Next" button to view the next lesson.

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