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One must know a lot of Spanish to eat in a nice restaurant. First, it is necessary to understand the maître d' and staff.

¿Ha reservado usted una mesa?
Have you booked a table?

¿Quiere que guarde su chaqueta?
May I take your coat?

Then, one must communicate with the waiter.

¿Qué hay en el menú? - What's on the menu?

Todavía no estamos listos.
We're not ready yet.

Yo prefiero el bistec bien cocido.
I prefer the steak well-done.

Yo prefiero el bocadillo sin queso.
I prefer the sandwich without cheese.

Yo voy a tener lo mismo. - I'll have the same.

Necesito un bol. - I need a bowl.

Necesito un tazón. - I need a mug.

Necesito un cuchillo limpio.
I need a clean knife.

Of course, one can make an effort to be polite!

Por favor repítalo más despacio.
Please say it again more slowly.
Por favor tradúzcalo a inglés.
Please translate into English.

¿Me podría traer una cuchara? - Could you bring me a spoon?

¿Me podría traer una cucharita? - Could you bring me a teaspoon?

¿Me podría traer otra copa? - Could you bring me another glass?

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