Ordering in a Restaurant
A Watier talks with a Customer.
W: Hello, can I help you?
C: Yes, can I get a table for one?
W: Sure, where would you like sit?
C: Can I sit by the window?
W: Certainly. I’ll be with you in a moment.
W: Hello, are you ready to order?
C: Yes, I think so.
W: Great. What would you like to order?
C: I’d like the chicken salad.
W: OK, would you like dressing with that?
C: Yes, what kind do you have?
W: We have ranch and sesame.
C: I’ll have the ranch?
W: And what would you like to drink?
C: I’d like an ice tea please.
W: Would you like sugar with that?
C: No thank. Just straight tea.
W: Would you like anything else?
C: No, that is all for now. Thanks.
W: Here is your salad and your tea.
C: Great, thanks.
W: Can I get you anything else?
C: No, I am fine thanks.
W: Great. Enjoy your meal.
W: How is everything so far?
C: Great. This salad is really good.
W: Good. I am glad to hear that. Would you like some dessert?
C: What do you have?
W: We have cheesecake and ice cream.
C: What flavor ice cream?
W: Vanilla and Chocolate.
C: You know, I’d like to but I’ll pass.
Can you just bring the bill?
W: Right away.
W: Here is your bill. Take your time.
C: No, I am ready to go. Here you go.
You can keep the change.
W: Thanks so much. Have a nice day
Notice the various ways to reply to a question from the waiter in a restaurant.
What would you like to order?
I’d like the pasta.
I’ll take the paste.
Can I have the pasta?
Can I get the pasta?
What would you like to drink?
I’d like an iced tea.
I’ll have an iced tea.
Can I get the iced tea?
Would you like ice with that?
That would be great.
I would, thanks.
Would you like anything for dessert?
I’m fine thanks.
Would you like anything else?
That’s all for now.
Not at the moment.
No, I’m good thanks.