Learning : At The Restaurant
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Abstract : Never be hungry again by learning the basics of ordering food in Mandarin Chinese! Some restaurants may have English menu or pictures of food, but for the ones without, how can you understand the Chinese menu. Craving for Chinese food or curious about visiting a Chinese restaurant?

Hi, dàjiā hǎo. In today’s lesson, we will learn some basic dialogs relating to the restaurant. That is an essential part in Mandarin learning when you are in China. Imagine losing your focus because you are hungry. Learn how to address the waiter or waitress, ask for the menu, order food and pay the bill! Here are some words that can definitely be put into practice whenever you go to the restaurant:

fúwùyuán

服务员

waiter / waitress

càidān

菜单

menu

qǐng

please

xiǎng

would like to

diǎn

order

chī

eat

niúròu

牛肉

beef

jīròu

鸡肉

chicken

shūcài

蔬菜

vegetable

tèsècài

特色菜

specialty

tāng

soup

mǎidān

买单

pay the bill / get the check

fāpiào

发票

invoice

 

 

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If you want to see more, please purchase Basic Mandarin Chinese, Shopping and Dining course.

Daily Juice

Daily Juice

Simplified

Traditional

xián

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