Dining Out in Portuguese

Both Portugal and Brazil are known for their unique and delectable cuisine. If you really want to get in with the locals and immerse yourself in the culture, then it's important to know a little bit of Portuguese as it relates to ordering food and dining out. Below we'll explore the phrases and vocabulary you need to understand and commit to memory in order to hang with the locals and enjoy the food and cuisine offered in both Portugal and Brazil. To hear a phrase, simply click on any blue button below. Then repeat the phrase out loud.
English
Portuguese
What would you like to order?
Qual é o seu pedido?
What would you like?
O que você gostaria?
What would you like to eat?
O que você gostaria de comer?
One moment, please.
Um momento, por favor.
I don’t know yet
Eu não sei ainda
Could you bring me a menu, please?
Poderia me trazer o cardápio, por favor?
What can you recommend?
O que você recomenda?
I want _____.
Eu vou querer _____.
I would like _____.
Eu gostaria _____.
...mineral water
...agua mineral
...juice
...suco
...beer
...cerveja
...wine
...vinho
...a starter
...uma entrada
...the main dish
...um prato prinical
...a dessert
...uma sobremesa
...a side dish
...um acompanhamento
...a meat dish
...um prato com carne
...rice
...o arroz
...pasta
...amassa
...chicken
...o frango
...soup
...sopa
...salad
...uma salada
...vegetables
...os legumes
...bread
...pão
A table for two
Uma mesa para dois pessoas
Waiter!
Faz favor! / Faça o favor!
I would like to order now.
Eu queria encomendar agora.
What would you like to drink?
O que deseja beber?
What flavours do you have?
Que sabores tem?
How much does this cost?
Quanto custa isso?
It was delicious
Foi deliciosa
The bill, please.
A conta, por favor.
I would like to pay, please.
Eu gostaria de pagar, por favor.
Tip
Gorjeta