Finnish | Phrases - Travel | Eating Out

Eating Out - At the Entrance

I would like to book a table for _[number of people]_ at _[time]_.
Haluaisin varata pöydän _[ihmisten määrä]_ henkilölle.
Making a reservation
A table for _[number of people]_, please.
Pöytä _[ihmisten määrä]_, kiitos.
Asking for a table
Do you accept credit cards?
Hyväksyttekö luottokortin?
Asking if you can pay with credit card
Do you offer vegetarian food?
Onko teillä kasvisruokaa?
Asking if they have vegetarian meals
Do you offer kosher food?
Onko teillä kosher-ruokaa?
Asking if they have kosher meals
Do you offer halal food?
Onko teillä halal-ruokaa?
Asking if they have halal meals
Do you show sports? We would like to watch the ___ game.
Näytättekö te urheilua täällä? Haluaisin nähdä ___ pelin?
You would like to watch sports while or after eating

Eating Out - Ordering food

May I see the menu, please?
Voisinko nähdä ruokalistan?
Asking to see the menu
Excuse me. We would like to order, please.
Anteeksi, haluaisimme tilata.
Telling the waiter you are ready to order
What can you recommend on the menu?
Mitä suosittelet ruokalistalta?
Asking the waiter if he/she can recommend anything on the menu
Is there a house specialty?
Onko teillä talon erikoista?
Asking if the restaurant has a specialty
Is there a local specialty?
Onko teillä paikallista erikoisuutta?
Asking if the restaurant has a local specialty on the menu
I am allergic to ____. Does this contain ____?
Olen allerginen ___. Sisältääkö tämä ___?
Informing that you are allergic to specific ingredients
I have diabetes. Does this contain sugar or carbohydrates?
Minulla on diabetes, sisältääkö tämä sokeria tai hiilihydraatteja?
Finding out if something contains sugar or carbohydrates as you have diabetes
I don't eat ____. Is there ___ in this?
En voi syödä ___. Onko tässä ___?
Informing the waiter that you don't eat specific groceries
I would like to order _[dish]_, please.
Haluaisin tilata _[ruoka]-annoksen, kiitos.
Ordering a certain dish
We would like to order appetizers, please.
Haluaisimme tilata alkupaloja.
Ordering appetizers
salad
salaatti
dish
soup
keitto
dish
meat
liha
food
pork
porsas
type of meat
beef
nauta
type of meat
chicken
kana
type of meat
I would like my meat rare/medium/well done.
Haluaisin lihani raakana / mediumina / kypsänä.
Informing the waiter how you like your meat prepared
seafood
merenelävät
food
fish
kala
food
pasta
pasta
dish
salt
suola
pepper
pippuri
mustard
sinappi
ketchup
ketsuppi
bread
leipä
butter
voi
I would like a refill, please!
Saisinko lisää juomaa, kiitos?
Asking for a refill
Thank you, that's enough.
Kiitos, se riittää
Asking the waiter to stop serving food / filling glass
We would like to order some dessert, please.
Haluaisimme tilata jälkiruokaa, kiitos.
Asking to order dessert
I would like to have ___, please.
Haluaisin ___, kiitos.
Ordering dessert
ice cream
jäätelö
dessert
cake
kakku
dessert
chocolate
suklaa
dessert
cookies
keksejä
dessert
Enjoy your meal!
Hyvää ruokahalua!
Wishing an enjoyable meal

Eating Out - Ordering Beverages

I would like to have _[beverage]_, please.
Haluaisin tilata _[juoma]_, kiitos.
Ordering beverages
a sparkling water
kivennäisvettä
beverage
a still water
lähdevettä
beverage
a beer
oluen
beverage
a bottle of wine
pullon viiniä
beverage
a coffee
kahvin
beverage
a tea
teen
beverage
I don't drink alcohol. Is there alcohol in this?
En juo alkoholia. Onko tässä alkoholia?
Asking about alcohol content

Eating Out - Paying

We would like to pay, please.
Saisimmeko laskun, kiitos?
Saying that you want to pay
We would like to pay separately.
Haluaisimme maksaa erikseen.
Informing the waiter that each person in the company will pay for their own food
I will pay for everything.
Minä maksan koko laskun.
Informing the waiter that you pay for everyone in the company
I am treating you to lunch/dinner.
Tarjoan sinulle sinulle lounaan / päivällisen.
Inviting the other person to a meal and paying for it
Keep the change.
Voit pitää vaihtorahat.
Telling the waiter that he can keep the extra money you paid as his tip
The food was delicious!
Ruoka oli herkullista!
Complimenting the food
Give my compliments to the chef!
Kiitokset kokille!
Complimenting the food

Eating Out - Complaints

My food is cold.
Ruokani on kylmää
Complaining that the food is too cold
This is not properly cooked.
Tämä ei ole kypsää.
Cooking time was too short
This is overcooked.
Tämä on ylikypsää.
Cooking time was too long
I did not order this, I ordered ___.
En tilannut tätä, tilasin ___.
Remarking that the dish served is not the dish you ordered
This wine has corked.
Tämä viini on avattu aikaisemmin
Mentioning that the wine has corked (gone bad)
We ordered more than thirty minutes ago.
Tilasimme yli puoli tuntia sitten.
Complaining about the waiting time for the ordered food
This drink is not cold.
Juomani ei ole kylmä.
Complaining about the warm temperature of the drink
My drink tastes strange.
Juomani maistuu kummalliselta.
Remarking the odd taste of your drink
I ordered my drink without ice.
Tilasin juomani ilman jäitä.
Remarking that you got a drink with ice despite ordering without
There's one dish missing.
Yksi ruokalaji puuttuu.
Remarking that your order is not complete
This is not clean.
Tämä on likainen.
Remarking that your plate/cutlery/glass is not clean

Eating Out - Allergies

Is/are there___in this?
Onko tässä ___?
Asking if a certain dish contains ingredients you are allergic to
Could you please prepare the dish without ____?
Voisitteko valmistaa tämän ruuan ilman ___?
Asking whether the ingredients you are allergic to can be excluded when preparing the dish
I have allergies. If I get a reaction, please find medicine in my bag/pocket!
Minulla on monia allergioita. Jos saan allergisen reaktion, taskussani / laukussani on lääkettä.
Letting people know that you are allergic and to give you your medicine in an emergency
nuts/peanuts
pähkinä / maapähkinä
Food allergy
sesame seeds/sunflower seeds
seesaminsiemen / auringonkukansiemen
Food allergy
egg
kananmuna
Food allergy
seafood/fish/shellfish/shrimps
merenelävät / kala
Food allergy
flour/wheat
jauho / vehnä
Food allergy
milk/lactose/dairy
maito / laktoosi /maitotuotteet
Food allergy
gluten
gluteeni
Food allergy
soy
soija
Food allergy
leguminous plants/beans/peas/corn
palkokasvit / pavut / herneet / maissi
Food allergy
mushrooms
sienet
Food allergy
fruit/kiwi/coconut
hedelmät / kiivi /kookos
Food allergy
chives/onions/garlic
ruohosipuli / sipuli / valkosipuli
Food allergy
alcohol
alkoholi
Food allergy