How to Order Food from a Chinese Restaurant (PDF available)

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order food in chinese (FREE PDF)

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 Here is the dialogue of the video:

Little Sheep:

Nín hǎo, zhè lǐ shì xiǎo féi yáng, qǐng wèn yǒu shé me xū yào?
您  好,这  里  是  小  肥  羊,请  问  有  什  么  需  要?

Hello, this is Little Sheep Mongolian Hotpot, can I help with anything?

CHELSEA:

Nín hǎo, wǒ xiǎng diǎn cān
您  好, 我  想  点  餐。

Hi, I would like to place an order.

Little Sheep:

Qǐng wèn zěn me chēng hu ne
请 问 怎 么 称 呼 呢

May I ask how would you like to be called?

CHELSEA:

Jiào wǒ
叫 我 Chelsea

Call me Chelsea.

Little Sheep:

Qǐng wèn nín de diàn huà hào mǎ shì duō shǎo
请 问 您 的 电 话 号 码 是 多 少

May I ask what is your telephone number?

CHELSEA:

Líng líng líng líng líng líng líng
零  零  零  零  零  零  零

000-0000

Little Sheep:

Nín de dì zhǐ ne?
您 的 地 址 呢?

How about your address?

CHELSEA:

Wǒ de dì zhǐ a! Nán shān dōng lù
我  的  地  址  啊!  南  山  东  路

My address..hmm.. North Mountain East Road.

Little Sheep:

Nín de yóu biān hào ne?
您 的 邮 编 号 呢?

Your postcode?

CHELSEA:

Èr sān’ èr sān’ èr sān
二 三 二 三 二 三

232323

*(In China, we use numbers only for our postcode)

Little Sheep:

Hǎo, qǐng wèn nín xiǎng diǎn shen me?
好, 请 问 您 想 点 什 么?

Okay, what would you like to order?

CHELSEA:

Wǒ xiǎng diǎn yī fèn yú xiāng qié zi
我 想 点 一份 鱼 香 茄 子。

I would like a portion of fish-flavoured Aubergine in Garlic sauce. 

Yī fèn gōng bǎo jī dīng
一 份 宫 保 鸡 丁

A portion of Kung Po Chicken

Hái yào yī fèn bái mǐ fàn
还 要 一 份 白 米 饭

And a portion of plain boiled rice 

Little Sheep:

Bái mǐ fàn yào duō dà wǎn ne?
白米饭要多大碗呢?

How big of a portion would you like for the plain boiled rice?

Wǒ men yǒu xiǎo wǎn, zhōng wǎn, dà wǎn
我 们 有 小 碗, 中 碗, 大 碗

We have small, medium, and large

CHELSEA:

Xiǎo wǎn de jiù kě yǐ le
小 碗 的 就 可 以 了。

Small portion is fine. 

Little Sheep:

Nín yào là jiāo jiàng ma?
您 要 辣 椒 酱 吗?

Would you like spicy sauce?

CHELSEA:

Hǎo a, xiè xiè nǐ
好 啊,谢 谢 你。

Yes, thank you.

Little Sheep:

Qǐng wèn hái xū yào shen me ma?
请 问 还 需 要 什 么 吗?

Is there anything else you need?

CHELSEA:

Jiù zhè xiē le, Qǐng wèn duō jiǔ cái huì dào ne?
就 这 些 了, 请 问 多 久 才 会 到 呢?

That’s all, may I ask how long would it take?

Little Sheep:

Dà gài wǔ shí fēn zhōng zuǒ yòu
大 概 五 十 分 钟 左 右。

Approximately 50 mins.

CHELSEA:

Zhè me jiǔ o
这 么 久 哦!

That is so long. 

Little Sheep:

Bù hǎo yì si, wǒ men diàn jīn tiān bǐ jiào máng
不好意思,我们店今天比较忙。

Sorry, the shop is a bit busy today. 

CHELSEA:

Nà hǎo ba, qǐng wèn yí gòng duō shǎo qián?
那 好 吧, 请 问 一 共 多 少 钱?

Okay then, how much would that be in total?

Little Sheep:

Sān shí’ èr kuài sān
三 十 二 块 三

32.30.

CHELSEA:

Kě yǐ yòng kǎ fù ma?
可 以 用 卡 付 吗?

Can I pay by card?

Little Sheep:

Kě yǐ
可 以。

You can.

CHELSEA:

o hǎo, nà jiù zhè yàng le, dài huì er jiàn
哦 好, 那 就 这 样 了, 待 会 儿
见。

Okay, that’s all, see you in a bit.

Little Sheep:

Xiè xiè diǎn dān, zài jiàn
谢 谢 点 单,再 见

Thank you for your order, bye bye.

 

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