Chungdam Restaurant

SPEAK KOREAN AT THE RESTAURANT

 When you attempt to eat in a Korean restaurant you may have difficulty ordering if you cannot speak Korean or read the characters. Rather than using body language, which can be a little embarrassing, try these expressions out. Good luck!

  English   Korean   Pronunciation    
How are you? 안녕하세요? An-nyoung-haseyo?
Hello. 안녕하세요? An-nyoung-haseyo?
Hello. (on the telephone) 여보세요 Yeo-bo-seyo
Thank you. 감사합니다. Kam-sahamnida.
Yes. Ney
No. 아니요 Aniyo
I'm sorry. 미안합니다 Mian-hamnida.
Could I see a menu, please? 메뉴 보여 주세요 Menu-bo-yaw-juseyo
Do you have ______? …. 있어요? _____ e-sawyo?
What do you recommend? 뭐가 맛있어요? Mo-ga-mashi-sawyo?
I'll have ______, please. … 주세요 _____ juseyo.
Could I have a cup of _____? … 한잔 주세요? _____ han-jan-juseyo.
Don't make it too spicy, please. 안맵게해주세요 An-maep-gae-hae-juseyo.
Don't make it too salty, Please. 짜지않게해주세요 Jja-ji-an-gae-hae-juseyo.
Take out the _____, please. … 빼주세요 _____ bbae-juseyo.
Could I have some more water? 물 좀 더 주세요 Mool-jome-daw-juseyo.
It's delicious. 맛이 있어요 Mashi-e-sawyo.
I enjoyed the meal. 잘 먹었어요. Jal-meogeot-sawyo.
Give me one portion, please. 일인분 주세요 Irinbun-juseyo.
Could I have some more of this? 이것 좀 더 주세요 E-gawt-jome-daw-juseyo.
Could I have the check, please? 계산서 주세요 Kyae-san-saw-juseyo.
Do you take credit cards? 카드로 계산할 수 있나요? Kadeuro-gyesan-halsu-it-nayo?
How much is it? 얼마에요? Eolma-yeyo?
Where is the bathroom? 화장실 어디 있어요 Hwa-jang-shil-aw-dee-e-sawyo?
Not too much please. 많이 주지 마세요 Man-e-joo-ji-ma-seyo
I'll have the large size, Please. 라지 사이즈 주세요 Laji-size-juseyo
I'll have the small size, please. 스몰 사이즈 주세요 Smol-size-juseyo
Do you have a fork? 포크 있어요? Poke-e-sawyo?
Do you have a spoon? 스푼 있어요? Spoon-e-sawyo?
Do you have chopsticks? 젓가락 있어요? Cheot-ka-rak-e-sawyo?
Make it to go, please? 포장해 주세요 Po-jang-hae-juseyo.
Do you deliver? 배달되요? Bae-dal-dwey-yo?
Goodbye. 안녕히 계세요 An-nyoung-e-kay-seyo.



  English   Korean Pronunciation   Korean
Alcohol sool
Anchovy myul-chi 멸치
Bean Paste doen-jang 된장
Bean sprouts kong-na-mool 콩나물
Beef so-gogi 소고기
Beer maek-joo 맥주
Bellflower root do-ra-ji 도라지
Bitter sseun
Black beans K’ong
Bland shing-gaw-oon 싱거운
Bracken ferm stems Ko-sa-ri 고사리
Carrot dang-guen 당근
Chicken dak
Chili Paste Ko-chu-jang 고추장
Chili Powder Ko-chu-ka-ru 고추가루
Chopsticks jeot-ka-rak 젓가락
Cold chan
Cucumber oh-e 오이
Diced radish kimchi kkak-tu-gi 깍두기
Drink or beverage eum-nyo soo 음료수
Drink or beverage eum-nyo soo 음료수
Dumpling man-du 만두
Egg gae-ran 계란
Fermented soybean paste doen-jang 된장
Fire bul
Fish cake o-deng 오뎅
Fish(grilled) saeng-sun 생선
Food eum-shik 음식
Fork poke 포크
Garlic ma-neul 마늘
Ginseng in-sam 인삼
Green onion pa
Green pepper pee-mang 피망
Hot ddeu-gaw-oon 뜨거운
Hot pepper go-choo 고추
Knife kal
Laver(dried seaweed) gim
Lettuce sang-chu 상추
Meat go-gi 고기
Mixed pepper or bean paste ssam-jang 쌈장
Mixed rice bi-bim-bap 비빔밥
Mushroom buh-sut 버섯
Noodle myeon
Onion yang-pa 양파
Pig dwae-ji 돼지
Pork dwae-ji gogi 돼지고기
Potato gam-ja 감자
Radish mu
Raw fish(sashimi) hweh
Restaurant shik-dang 식당
Rib gal-bi 갈비
Rice bap
Salted shrimp sae-woo-jeot 새우젓
Salty jjan
Seaweed mee-yuk 미역
Sesame leaf kket-nip 깻잎
Side dishes ban-chan 반찬
Soft tofu soon-du-bu 순두부
Sour shin
Spicy mae-oon 매운
Spicy fermented cabbage kimchi 김치
Spinach shi-geum-chi 시금치
Spoon soo-juh 스픈
Stew jji-gae 찌개
Stone pot dol-sot 돌솥
Sweet dan
Tea cha
Tofu du-bu 두부
Vegetable ya-chae 야채
Water mul
Zucchini ho-bak 호박