Portuguese Restaurant

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

Where is there a good restaurant?: Onde fica um bom restaurante?
I'm vegetarian: Sou vegetariano(a)
What's the name of this dish?: Como se chama este prato?
Waiter / waitress!: Empregado / Empregada de mesa
May we have the check please?: A conta, por favor?
It is very delicious!: É delicioso(a)!
What do you recommend?: O que recomenda?
The bill please!: A conta, por favor!

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

Spicy: Picante / Condimentado
Sweet: Doce
Salty: Salgado
Plate: Prato
Fork: Garfo
Knife: Faca
Spoon: Colher
Table: Mesa
Menu: Cardápio / menu
Food: Comida
Dessert: Sobremesa
Water: Água
A cup of: Uma chávena de
A glass of: Um copo de
Salad: Salada
Soup: Sopa
Bread: Pão
Black pepper: Pimenta preta
Salt: Sal
Tip: Gorjeta
Napkin: Guardanapo

Hopefully these expressions of restaurant in Portuguese 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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