Tagalog Restaurant

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

Where is there a good restaurant?: Saan ang magandang restoran?
I'm vegetarian: bedyitaryan ako; gulay lang ang kinakain ko
What's the name of this dish?: anong pangalan ng ulam?; anong tawag sa ulam?
Waiter / waitress!: serbidor-Male; serbidora-female
May we have the check please?: pakibigay nga ho ang tsit; pakibigay nga ho ang kuwenta
It is very delicious!: masarap na masarap; napakasarap!
What do you recommend?: anong rekomendasyon ninyo? anong masarap?
The bill please!: tsit nga ho

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

Spicy: maanghang
Sweet: matamis
Salty: maalat
Plate: plato
Fork: tinidor
Knife: kutsilyo
Spoon: kutsara
Table: mesa
Menu: menu
Food: pagkain
Dessert: matamis; himagas-formal
Water: tubig
A cup of: isang tasa ng...
A glass of: isang basong...
Salad: ensalada
Soup: sopas
Bread: tinapay
Black pepper: paminta
Salt: asin
Tip: tip; pabuya=formal
Napkin: serbilyeta; napkin

Hopefully these expressions of restaurant in Tagalog 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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