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Learn Japanese Food Vocabulary and Drink Words

If you are looking for a place to build on your basic Japanese vocabulary - especially when it comes to learning Japanese food vocabulary and drink words, this page should help you get a decent start. Look through the list below to see what new food and drink words you can learn in Japanese today with our Japanese to English food dictionary!

On this page you'll find plenty of helpful food and drink words separated into the following categories: Food Words in Japanese, Drink Words in Japanese, and General Food and Drink Related Words and Phrases in Japanese.

There's also a comment section where you can connect with other Japanese learners, some useful resources on Amazon that can help you continue your learning, and some Japanese-themed articles for you to read through. If you are particularly interested in Japanese cuisine, then be sure to check out the article on how to make homemade Furikake (a type of Japanese seasoning).

Beyond this you'll find a list of words and phrases that other visitors have asked to be translated from English to Japanese, so if you happen to know the translations, then feel free to submit them to the site using the form just below the list. All submitted content is added during a future update. Don't forget to follow or like us on Facebook or Twitter if you want to be informed of such updates - the subscribe links are near the bottom of the page as well, near the submit form.

Japanese Food and Drink Words:

Whether you are learning about Japanese food and drink words in Japan, taking an online Japanese class, or plan to enrol yourself in Japanese language immersion school, our Japanese to English dictionary is always being updated with new food and drink words in Japanese which makes it an excellent supplement for those trying to learn how to speak Japanese.

View this list of Japanese food and drink words with translations from: Japanese to English or English to Japanese

(Words in bold added during the last update. Latest additions can also been seen on our Twitter page: LearnJapaneseCL.)

Food Words in Japanese:

Aisu kuriimu - Ice cream

Banana - Banana
Bataa - Butter

Chiizu - Cheese

Daikon - Japanese radish

Hourensou - Spinach

Ichigo - Strawberry

Keeki - Cake

Maguro - Tuna
Meron - Melon
Momo - Peach

Nashi - Pear
Negi - Green onion
Niku - Meat

Onigiri - Riceball
Orenji - Orange

Pan - Bread

Sakana - Fish
Satou - Sugar
Su - Vinegar

Tako - Octopus
Tamago - Egg
Tomato - Tomato

Wasabi - Horse radish

Drink Words in Japanese:

Biru - Beer

Juusu - Juice

Kokoa - Cocoa
Koohii - Coffee

Miruku - Milk
Mizu - Water

Ocha - Japanese Tea

Wain - Wine

General Food and Drink Related Words and Phrases in Japanese:

Itadakimasu - I will receive (Said before eating)
Gochisosama / Ogochisousama deshita - Thanks for the good meal (Said after eating)

Oishii - Delicious

Irasshaimasen - Restaurant greeting (Said to the person entering the restaurant)

Tabeta - Ate

Onaka - Stomach
Onaka ga suita - I'm hungry
Onaka ga ippai desu - I'm full

Asagohan - Breakfast
Hirugohan - Lunch
Bangohan - Dinner

Aisu kuriimu o kudasai - I would like some ice cream
Kissaten - Coffee shop

Leave a Comment

If you found any errors in our translations, let us know in the comments below! Looking for a specific translation relating to the theme of this page? Free free to ask for one in the comment section as well. Otherwise, just let us know what's on your mind!

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Requested Japanese Translations

Do you know how to speak Japanese? Perhaps you can send in some translations to help the visitors of this site. Below are a list of food and drink words and phrases in English that people are looking to be translated into Japanese.

Curry
Food
Good food
Have you had your lunch?
Let's drink coffee
May I please order food
Muffins
My favorite food is lasagna.
Vegetable
You are a waffle
Yummy




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The Fine Print

The Japanese to English Dictionary featured at the Chromlea Language Tutor may contain some errors in the Japanese language. It is to be seen with a grain of salt, as all the content is from actual user submissions and not checked for grammatical / spelling accuracy (though we do correct our content as we are informed of errors). We wish you the best with your learning Japanese and hope you can find this site helpful in your Japanese language study.