Just a list of terms I think you might need in an Italian Restaurant! How do you say, gluten free or vegetarian, hot or cold, well done or rare? Feel free to ask for other terms you think you might need to know!
Table Wine or House WineVino della Casa: If you need to ask for table or house wine just say Vino della Casa- in Tuscany you're lucky because the house wine is usually of good quality.
The tipLa Mancia, it's your choice here it's not part of the bill.
To take away, bring some home"Da Portar Via" or "Asporto"
Soft Drink"Bibita" this is how you say soft drink and beware refills don't exist
Today's SpecialPiatto del Giorno - literally plate of the day. If you're in a restaurant in Tuscany you'll surely find a special something that the chef thought of just for you!
Spicy, Hot, Cold, Sweet in ItalianPiccante if you want something spicy. Caldo if you want your coffee to be hot. Freddo if you want a cold glass of water. Dolce means sweet as in sugar sweet but also dessert!
Rare, medium or well done"Poco Cotto-Cottura Media-Ben Cotto" - expect some waiters to be disappointed if you ask for A Fiorentina steak to be well done...
We have reserved"Abbiamo prenotato"
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