French | Phrases - Travel | Eating Out

Eating Out - At the Entrance

I would like to book a table for _[number of people]_ at _[time]_.
Je voudrais réserver une table pour _[nombre de personne]_ à _[heure]_.
Making a reservation
A table for _[number of people]_, please.
Une table pour _[nombre de personne]_, s'il vous plaît.
Asking for a table
Do you accept credit cards?
Acceptez-vous le paiement par carte ?
Asking if you can pay with credit card
Do you offer vegetarian food?
Avez-vous un menu végétarien ?
Asking if they have vegetarian meals
Do you offer kosher food?
Servez-vous de la nourriture casher ?
Asking if they have kosher meals
Do you offer halal food?
Servez-vous de la nourriture halal ?
Asking if they have halal meals
Do you show sports? We would like to watch the ___ game.
Vous passez le sport ? Nous aimerions voir le match de ___.
You would like to watch sports while or after eating

Eating Out - Ordering food

May I see the menu, please?
Je peux avoir la carte, s'il vous plaît ?
Asking to see the menu
Excuse me. We would like to order, please.
Excusez-moi, nous aimerions commander, s'il vous plaît.
Telling the waiter you are ready to order
What can you recommend on the menu?
Que recommandez-vous ?
Asking the waiter if he/she can recommend anything on the menu
Is there a house specialty?
Y a-t-il une spécialité de la maison ?
Asking if the restaurant has a specialty
Is there a local specialty?
Y a-t-il une spécialité de la région ?
Asking if the restaurant has a local specialty on the menu
I am allergic to ____. Does this contain ____?
Je suis allergique à la/au ___. Y en a-t-il dans le/la ___ ?
Informing that you are allergic to specific ingredients
I have diabetes. Does this contain sugar or carbohydrates?
Je suis diabétique. Y a-t-il du sucre ou des glucides dans ce plat ?
Finding out if something contains sugar or carbohydrates as you have diabetes
I don't eat ____. Is there ___ in this?
Je ne mange pas de ___. Y en a-t-il dans ce plat ?
Informing the waiter that you don't eat specific groceries
I would like to order _[dish]_, please.
Je voudrais commander un/une _[plat]_, s'il vous plaît.
Ordering a certain dish
We would like to order appetizers, please.
Nous voudrions commander les entrées, s'il vous plaît.
Ordering appetizers
salad
salade
dish
soup
soupe
dish
meat
viande
food
pork
porc
type of meat
beef
bœuf
type of meat
chicken
poulet
type of meat
I would like my meat rare/medium/well done.
Je voudrais ma viande saignante/à point/bien cuite.
Informing the waiter how you like your meat prepared
seafood
fruits de mer
food
fish
poisson
food
pasta
pâtes
dish
salt
sel
pepper
poivre
mustard
moutarde
ketchup
ketchup
bread
pain
butter
beurre
I would like a refill, please!
La même chose, s'il vous plaît !
Asking for a refill
Thank you, that's enough.
Merci, ça ira.
Asking the waiter to stop serving food / filling glass
We would like to order some dessert, please.
Nous voudrions commander le dessert, s'il vous plaît.
Asking to order dessert
I would like to have ___, please.
Je prendrai ___, s'il vous plaît.
Ordering dessert
ice cream
glace
dessert
cake
gâteau
dessert
chocolate
chocolat
dessert
cookies
cookies
dessert
Enjoy your meal!
Bon appétit !
Wishing an enjoyable meal

Eating Out - Ordering Beverages

I would like to have _[beverage]_, please.
Je prendrai un/une _[boisson]_, s'il vous plaît.
Ordering beverages
a sparkling water
une eau gazeuse
beverage
a still water
une eau plate
beverage
a beer
une bière
beverage
a bottle of wine
une bouteille de vin
beverage
a coffee
un café
beverage
a tea
un thé
beverage
I don't drink alcohol. Is there alcohol in this?
Je ne bois pas d'alcool. Il y en a dans cette boisson ?
Asking about alcohol content

Eating Out - Paying

We would like to pay, please.
Nous voudrions payer, s'il vous plaît.
Saying that you want to pay
We would like to pay separately.
Nous voulons payer séparément.
Informing the waiter that each person in the company will pay for their own food
I will pay for everything.
C'est pour moi.
Informing the waiter that you pay for everyone in the company
I am treating you to lunch/dinner.
Je vous invite à déjeuner/dîner.
Inviting the other person to a meal and paying for it
Keep the change.
Gardez la monnaie.
Telling the waiter that he can keep the extra money you paid as his tip
The food was delicious!
Le repas était délicieux !
Complimenting the food
Give my compliments to the chef!
Mes compliments au chef !
Complimenting the food

Eating Out - Complaints

My food is cold.
Mon plat est froid.
Complaining that the food is too cold
This is not properly cooked.
Ce n'est pas assez cuit.
Cooking time was too short
This is overcooked.
C'est trop cuit.
Cooking time was too long
I did not order this, I ordered ___.
Ce n'est pas ce que j'ai demandé, j'avais commandé ___.
Remarking that the dish served is not the dish you ordered
This wine has corked.
Le vin est bouchonné.
Mentioning that the wine has corked (gone bad)
We ordered more than thirty minutes ago.
Nous avons commandé il y a plus de trente minutes.
Complaining about the waiting time for the ordered food
This drink is not cold.
Cette boisson n'est pas fraîche.
Complaining about the warm temperature of the drink
My drink tastes strange.
Ma boisson a un goût bizarre.
Remarking the odd taste of your drink
I ordered my drink without ice.
J'avais commandé ma boisson sans glaçon.
Remarking that you got a drink with ice despite ordering without
There's one dish missing.
Il manque un plat.
Remarking that your order is not complete
This is not clean.
Ce n'est pas propre.
Remarking that your plate/cutlery/glass is not clean

Eating Out - Allergies

Is/are there___in this?
Y a-t-il du/de la ___ dans ceci ?
Asking if a certain dish contains ingredients you are allergic to
Could you please prepare the dish without ____?
Pourriez-vous préparer le plat sans ___ ?
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!
Je souffre d'allergies. En cas de réaction, l'antidote est dans mon sac / ma poche.
Letting people know that you are allergic and to give you your medicine in an emergency
nuts/peanuts
noix/cacahuètes
Food allergy
sesame seeds/sunflower seeds
graines de sésame/graines de tournesol
Food allergy
egg
œuf
Food allergy
seafood/fish/shellfish/shrimps
fruits de mer/poissons/coquillages/crevettes
Food allergy
flour/wheat
farine/blé
Food allergy
milk/lactose/dairy
lait/lactose/produits laitiers
Food allergy
gluten
gluten
Food allergy
soy
soja
Food allergy
leguminous plants/beans/peas/corn
plantes légumineuses/haricots/pois/maïs
Food allergy
mushrooms
champignons
Food allergy
fruit/kiwi/coconut
fruits/kiwis/noix de coco
Food allergy
chives/onions/garlic
ciboulette/oignons/ail
Food allergy
alcohol
alcool
Food allergy