Restaurant Dialogue in Portuguese

Diálogo en un Restaurante en Portugués. Uma mesa para seis, por favor.

What’sup my homies, all good? Today in our Dica do Dia we are going to study some vocabulary and restaurant dialogue in Portuguese.

Restaurant Dialogue in Portuguese

We have seen in a previous Dica that there are different types of restaurants, and also some of the essential restaurant vocabulary. Today we have a dialogue in Portuguese at the restaurant, and we’ll see the most common expressions used when eating out.

Let’s see the dialogue below:

At the restaurant

Recepcionista: Boa tarde, posso ajudar?
Lucas: Olá, boa tarde! Precisamos de uma mesa para quatro pessoas, por favor.
Recepcionista: Senhor, todas as nossas mesas estão ocupadas.
Lucas: Certo. Quanto tempo de espera?
Recepcionista: No máximo 20 minutos.
Lucas: Tudo bem!


Garçom: Boa tarde! Eu serei seu garçomO que desejam?
Lucas: Eu vou querer um bife bem passado e um suco de laranja. E você, Tata?
Tais: Pra mim também!
Lucas: Ótimo, dois bifes bem passados e dois sucos de laranja. Roberto e Luíza, o que vocês vão querer?
Roberto: Eu quero uma feijoada e uma cervejinha.
Luíza: Eu vou querer uma salada de entrada e um peixe assado como prato principal.
Garçom: E para beber, senhora?
Luíza: Uma água mineral.
Garçom: Pois não!
Lucas: O senhor pode trazer os talheres para nós, por favor?
Garçom: Claro.
Lucas: Ah! Também quero um cafezinho depois de comer, mas pode ser pra viagem.
Garçom: Tudo bem!

O pagamento…

Lucas: Quanto deu tudo?
Caixa: Foram 120 reais.
Lucas: Tudo bem. Roberto, você racha a conta comigo? Obrigado!
Caixa: De nada e voltem sempre.

At the restaurant

Receptionist: Good afternoon, may I help you?
Lucas: Hi, good afternoon! We need a table for four people, please.
Receptionist: Sir, all our tables are occupied.
Lucas: Right. How long is the waiting time?
Receptionist: Maximum 20 minutes.
Lucas: That’s fine!


Waiter: Good afternoon! I’ll be your waiter. What would you like?
Lucas: I will have a steak, well done, and an orange juice. And you Tata?
Tais: Same for me!
Lucas: Great, two well done steaks and two orange juices. Roberto and Luiza, what do you want?
Roberto: I would like a feijoada and a beer.
Luíza: I will have a salad as a starter, and a roasted fish as the main dish.
Waiter: And to drink, ma’am?
Luíza: A bottle of water.
Waiter: Very well!
Lucas: Can you bring us the cutlery please?
Waiter: Surely.
Lucas: Oh! I also want a coffee after eating, but you can make it to go.
Waiter: All right!

The payment…

Lucas: How much was everything?
Clerk: That’s 120 reais.
Lucas: Ok. Roberto, can you split the bill with me? Thank you!
Clerk: You are welcome! Come back anytime.

Did you know we have an album on Brazilian food and one on Brazilian drinks on our Rio & Learn Pinterest? Take a look!

Vocabulary of Restaurant Dialogue in Portuguese

Mesa para X pessoas Table for X people
Ocupadas Occupied
Quanto tempo de espera? How long is the waiting time?
O que desejam? What would you like?
Vou querer I’ll have
Bem passado Well done
Quero I want
Entrada Starter / Entree
Prato principal Main dish
Para beber To drink
Os talheres Cutlery
Cafezinho Coffee
Para a viagem To go
Quanto deu tudo? How much was everything?
Rachar a conta Split the bill
Os pedidos Orders


Lots of phrases and words, right? Now let’s practice with a specific exercise?

Exercise using Restaurant Dialogue in Portuguese

Complete the diologue using the correct words.

Recepcionista: Boa tarde! __________ para _________ pessoas?
Paulo: Boa tarde! Mesa para duas pessoas, por favor.

Recepcionista: Ok! Mas temos uma pequena fila de espera. Isso seria um problema?
Paulo: ___________ __________ de espera?
Recepcionista: 15 minutos no máximo.
Paulo: Sem problemas.

Garçom: Olá, senhores? O que ____________?
Paulo: Eu _________ __________ bife com fritas, _____________ passado.
Carla: Eu vou querer bolinho de bacalhau como __________ e picanha como __________ principal.
Garçom: __________ __________?
Carla: Eu _________ uma cerveja.
Paulo: Um suco de maracujá para mim.

That’s it, my friends! We learned how to use more vocabulary and a restaurant dialogue in Portuguese.

See you next time!
Kisses from Rio & Learn!


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Click on the links below to see more related Dicas
Restaurant vocabulary in Portuguese
Types of restaurants in Portuguese
Brazilian Drinks
Silverware in Portuguese
Different ways to call the waiter in Brazil
The Bill Please in Portuguese
Types of payments in Portuguese




  1. Mesa, quantas
  2. Quanto tempo
  3. Desejam
  4. Vou querer, bem
  5. Entrada, prato principal
  6. Para beber
  7. Quero

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