Most of us have been in a situation where our language was more of a barrier than a tool, and unfortunately most of us don’t have the time to learn a new language. But everyone has to eat, and relying on a translator is a hassle. Here you can learn simple Spanish phrases that teach you how to order your own food easily and effectively.
- Ask for a table in Spanish. If you’d like a table for two, say “Una mesa para dos, por favor.
- Order your beverages. Your server may ask something like “¿Qué van a tomar
- Consult your phrasebook or pocket translator if there are items with which you are unfamiliar.
“Ordering food in a Spanish-speaking country is as easy as remembering a few set phrases, understanding the menu and remembering to be courteous to your server.”