Restaurant phrases in Portuguese. Uma mesa para 8, por favor.

Hey there people! Let’s learn some Portuguese? In today’s A Dica do Dia we are going to learn some restaurant phrases in Portuguese. Those you normally use or more commonly hear when you go to a restaurant in Brazil.

Restaurant phrases in Portuguese

There many different situations and many different phrases to use, let’s see some of them!

What to say when you arrive

Uma mesa para … pessoas, por favor.
One table for… people, please.

Eu tenho uma reserva no meu nome.
I have a reservation with my name.

Tenho uma reserva no nome de …
I have a table reserved under …

Com licença, esta mesa está ocupada?
Excuse me, is this table taken?

Tem alguém aqui?
Is there anyone here?

Quanto tempo de espera?
How long of a wait?

Talking to the waiter

Poderia trazer o cardápio, por favor?
Could you bring the menu, please?

O que vai pedir?/O que deseja?
What would you like to order?

O que o senhor / a senhora gostaria de comer?
What yould you like to eat?

O que gostariam de beber?
What would you like to drink?

O que você recomenda?
What do you reccomend? 

Isso não é o que eu pedi.
This is not what I ordered.

Ordering

Eu quero um bife bem/mal passado.
I will have a well done/rare steak.

Pode trazer os talheres?
Could you bring me some silverware?

Um canudo, por favor!
Could you give me a straw, please!

Eu gostaria de um cafezinho, por favor!
I would like a small coffee, please!

Vocês tem açúcar ou adoçante, por favor?
Do you have sugar or sweetener, please?

Para comer agora ou para viagem?
To eat or to go?

Asking the bill

Pode fechar a conta!
Can I have the check?

A conta, por favor!
The check, please!

Qual é a forma de pagamento?
What’s the type of payment?

Vocês aceitam cartão ou só dinheiro?
Do you accept credit card or just cash?

O senhor(a) vai querer a sua via / o seu recibo?
Would you like your receipt?

Pode me dar a nota fiscal, por favor?
Can you give me the receipt, please?

Let’s take a look at a dialogue in a restaurant using some of the phrases on our list: Dialogue in Portuguese at the restaurant.

Guys, we just learned some restaurant phrases in Portuguese. As you know, the best way to practice is by going to a restaurant. Let’s go?

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