Learn Western Food Names in Chinese

Vocabulary, Pinyin, Examples & Test

Western food in Chinese | Learn Chinese Vocabulary with NihaoCafe

Learn the names of the most common Western food and dishes in Chinese, to order them in the restaurant or at the supermarket whenever you miss food from home – whether it’s Western fast food in Chinese or just a healthy salad.

This list with real human audio voice recording will teach you how to pronounce the most important words.

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body  Xīcān 西餐 Western Food chinese nihaocafe

西餐

xīcān

Western food

爸爸爱吃西餐。

Bàbà ài chī xīcān.

Dad loves western food.

 MEASURE WORD  桌 zhuō

body  Shālā 沙拉 Salade chinese nihaocafe

沙拉

shālā

salad

我点了一份沙拉。

Wǒ diǎn le yī fèn shālā.

I ordered a salad.

 MEASURE WORD  份 fèn

body  Sānmíngzhì 三明治 Sandwich chinese nihaocafe

三明治

sānmíngzhì

sandwich

服务员,给我一个三明治。

Fúwùyuán, gěi wǒ yī gè sānmíngzhì.

Waiter, I’d like a sandwich.

 MEASURE WORD  个 gè

body  Tāng 汤 Soup chinese nihaocafe

tāng

soup

我喜欢喝鸡蛋汤。

Wǒ xǐhuan hē jīdàntāng.

I like to drink egg soup.

 MEASURE WORD  碗 wǎn

body miànbāo 面包 bread chinese nihaocafe

面包

miànbāo

bread

今天早饭是面包和牛奶。

Jīntiān zǎofàn shì miànbāo hé niúnǎi.

Breakfast today is bread and milk.

 MEASURE WORD  片 piàn

body  Pīsà 披萨 Pizza chinese nihaocafe

披萨

pīsà

pizza

意大利人喜欢吃披萨。

Yìdàlìrén xǐhuan chī pīsà.

Italians like to eat pizza.

 MEASURE WORD  个 gè / 块 kuài

body  Bàn 半 Half chinese nihaocafe

bàn

half

半个披萨

Bàn gè pīsà

Half a pizza

body Niúròu 牛肉 beef chinese nihaocafe

牛肉

niúròu

beef

牛肉很好吃。

Niúròu hěn hǎochī.

Beef is delicious.

body  Bào mǐhuā 爆米花 Popcorn chinese nihaocafe

爆米花

bàomǐhuā

popcorn

看电影的时候需要吃爆米花。

Kàn diànyǐng de shíhou xūyào chī bàomǐhuā.

Popcorn is a must when you’re watching a movie.

 MEASURE WORD  盒hé / 份 fèn

Test Your Knowledge

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