Workplace Conversational English (Phrases and Sentences for Different Workplace Settings – Top 500+ Terms)/
Taking Orders at a Restaurant

Taking Orders at a Restaurant

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Here is our menu.

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said to guests as you hand them the menu

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We specialize in ___ cuisine.

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said to let guests know the specific culinary expertise of the restaurant or what kind of dishes it is known for

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Our most popular dishes are...

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said to let guests know what customers usually order from your restaurant, like a specific dish or drink

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Today's specials are...

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said to inform the guests of your restaurant's specialty dish of the day

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Would you like to try...?

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a question you ask to suggest a dish or drink to a guest

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We have vegetarian options. / We have vegan options.

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said to let guests know that your restaurant has options that can cater to vegetarian and vegan diets

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I recommend...

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said when a guest asks for your personal suggestions to help them in choosing an order

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I'm sorry, but we don't have that.

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said to the guest in an apologetic tone to inform them that what they wanted to order is not available

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Only available on...

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said to inform the guest that a particular dish is available only on certain days of the week

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This dish has...

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said to inform guests of the specific ingredients in a dish, especially to warn them in case they have dietary preferences or restrictions

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I'm here to take your order.

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said to a guest to let them know you're ready to get their order

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Can I take your order?

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asked to know whether the guest is ready to say their order

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Would you like some dessert?

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asked to know if the guest would like to order dessert

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Would you like something to drink?

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asked to know if the guest would like to order a drink

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Would you like ___ with that?

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asked to know if the guest would like to order side dishes or have some condiments to complement their main meal

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Is there anything else I can get you?

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asked to know if the guest has any additional orders

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Would you like it for here or to go?

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asked to know if the guest is ordering for take out and would like the food wrapped

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Let me know if you need anything else.

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said to inform the guest that you are able to accommodate them should they need assistance

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Your ___ will be ready in...

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said to inform the guest how long it will take until their order will arrive

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Please enjoy your meal.

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a kind way of wishing that the guest enjoy their meal and dining experience

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