English to Spanish Food and Drinks List
Everyone needs to eat, but ordering food in another language can be difficult. If you find yourself in need of some food or drinks or plan to do so the next time you're on vacation, hopefully the contents of this page will help you in ordering them. By reading through this page, you'll have a much better idea of how to order food in Spanish.
Several food and drink translations are included on this page, including the English to Spanish translations for food words like bread, eggs, and candy and drink words like water, coffee, and beer. Some spices have also been listed on this page, as well the translations for several food and drink-related phrases.
English to Spanish Food and Drink Words:
You can also view this list of Spanish food and drink phrases with translations from Spanish to English. Words in bold added during the last update.
Food List (English to Spanish):
Apple ➔ Manzana
Banana ➔ Plátano
Bread ➔ Pan
Carrot ➔ Zanahoria
Cereal ➔ Cereal
Egg(s) ➔ Huevo(s)
Garlic ➔ Ajo
Gherkins ➔ Pepinillos
Ham ➔ Jamón
Jam ➔ Jalea
Jelly ➔ Gelatina
Mushroom ➔ Hongo
Onion ➔ Cebolla
Orange ➔ Naranja
Peanut ➔ Maní
Potato ➔ Patata
Raspberry ➔ Frambuesa
Spaghetti ➔ Espaguetis
Tomato ➔ Tomate
Watermelon ➔ Sandía
Spices (English to Spanish):
Cinnamon ➔ Canela
Coriander ➔ Cilantro
Cumin ➔ Comino
Nutmeg ➔ Nuez moscada
Pepper ➔ La pimienta
Saffron ➔ Azafrán
Salt ➔ La sal
Sugar ➔ Azúcar
Drink Words (English to Spanish):
Apple juice ➔ Jugo de manzana
Beer ➔ Cerveza
Coffee ➔ Café
Juice ➔ Jugo
Milk ➔ Leche
Orange juice ➔ Jugo de naranja
Soda pop ➔ Gaseosa
Water ➔ Agua
Wine ➔ Vino
Phrases Containing Food and Drink Words (English to Spanish):
A cup of orange juice ➔ Una taza de jugo de naranja
Do you drink coffee? ➔ ¿Toma café?
For dessert, I'll have caramel custard ➔ De postre quiero flan
I eat cereal for breakfast ➔ Como cereal para el desayuno
I want Taco Bell ➔ Quiero Taco Bell
I would like some ice cream ➔ Quiero un poco de helado
Life is like a box of chocolates ➔ La vida es como una caja de chocolate
Salt and pepper ➔ Sal y pimienta
The cheese ➔ El queso
You are a pineapple ➔ Tu eres un pina
General Food and Drink Related Words (English to Spanish):
Breakfast ➔ Desayuno
Lunch ➔ Almuerzo
Dinner ➔ Cena
Dessert ➔ Postre
Snack ➔ Merienda
Food ➔ El alimento
To eat ➔ Comer
Candy ➔ Dulce
Fruit ➔ Fruta
Vegetable ➔ Vegetal
Beverage ➔ El refresco
To drink ➔ Beber
Drinks ➔ Bebidas
Restaurant ➔ Restaurante
Coffee shop ➔ Cafeteria
General Food and Drink Related Phrases (English to Spanish):
Are you hungry? ➔ ¿Tienes hambre?
Do you have a table for six? ➔ ¿Tienes una mesa para seis personas?
Eat when you are hungry ➔ Coma cuando sienta hambre
I would like to see the menu, please ➔ Quiero ver el menú, por favor
I'm hungry ➔ Tengo Hambre
May I have a menu? ➔ El menu por favor?
What flavors do you have? ➔ ¿Que sabores de helados tienes?
What would you like to drink? ➔ ¿Que quieres beber?
*Spanish food terms last updated: March 16, 2018.
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