Basque Restaurant

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

Where is there a good restaurant?: Non aurki dezaket jatetxe on bat?
I'm vegetarian: Barazki-jalea naiz.
What's the name of this dish?: Ze izen dut janari honek?
Waiter / waitress!: Zerbitzari!
May we have the check please?: Kontua ekarriko diguzu, mesedez?
It is very delicious!: Oso gozoa dago!
What do you recommend?: Zer gomendatuko zeniguke?(jateko).
The bill please!: Kontua mesedez!

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

Spicy: mina
Sweet: gozoa
Salty: gazia
Plate: platerra
Fork: sardeska
Knife: labana
Spoon: koilara
Table: taula
Menu: Menua.
Food: Janaria.
Dessert: postrea
Water: Ura.
A cup of: Taza bete...
A glass of: Baso bete...
Salad: entsalada
Soup: zopa
Bread: ogia
Black pepper: Piperbeltza.
Salt: gatza
Tip: Propina. Ordainsaria.
Napkin: Zapia.

Hopefully these expressions of restaurant in Basque 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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