German Restaurant

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

Where is there a good restaurant?: Wo ist ein gutes Restaurant?
I'm vegetarian: Ich bin Vegetarier
What's the name of this dish?: Wie heisst dieses Gericht?
Waiter / waitress!: Kellner / Kellnerin!
May we have the check please?: Können wir bitte die Rechnung haben?
It is very delicious!: Es schmeckt mir sehr gut!
What do you recommend?: Was empfehlen Sie?
The bill please!: Die Rechnung bitte!

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

Spicy: würzig
Sweet: süß
Salty: salzig
Plate: Platte; Teller
Fork: Gabel
Knife: Messer
Spoon: Löffel
Table: Tisch; Taffel
Menu: Speisekarte
Food: Lebensmittel
Dessert: Dessert; Nachtisch
Water: Wasser
A cup of: Ein Tasse
A glass of: Ein Glas
Salad: Salat
Soup: Suppe
Bread: Brot
Black pepper: Pfeffer
Salt: Salz
Tip: Trinkgeld
Napkin: Serviette

Hopefully these expressions of restaurant in German 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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