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
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-samnida

  • Yes.


Ney

  • No.
아니요
Aniyo
  • I'm sorry.

미안합니다
Mian-hamnida

  • Could I see a menu, please?

메뉴판 보여 주세요
Menu pan-po-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 _____, please?

… 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, please?

물 좀 더 주세요
Mool jome daw juseyo.

  • It's delicious.

맛이 있어요
Mashi-e-sawyo.

  • Could I have some more of this, please?

이것 좀 더 주세요
E-gawt jome daw juseyo.

  • Could I have the check, please?

계산서 주세요
Kyae-san-saw juseyo.

  • 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
Larji size juseyo

  • I'll have the small size, please.

스몰 사이즈 주세요
Small 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.


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