Learn How to Order Coffee In Spanish

Learn How to Order Coffee In Spanish

Coffee is very important for Latin American culture. Some of the best coffees in the world are from Latin American countries. Knowing the proper way to order coffee in Spanish is crucial if you’re visiting a Spanish-speaking country.

Lucky for you, you’re at the right place! In this blog post, we’ll show you how to order coffee in Spanish like a true native speaker. Whether you’re traveling in a Spanish-speaking country or just want to practice your Spanish at your local café, these tips will come in handy. Let’s get started!

Types Of Coffee in Spanish

English Spanish
Coffee Café
Double Coffee Café doble
Coffee with milk Café con leche
Cut coffee Café cortado
American coffee Café americano
Iced coffee Café con hielo
decaffeinated coffee Café descafeinado

Ingredients for Coffee in Spanish

English Spanish
White sugar Azúcar blanca
Brown sugar Azúcar morena
Milk Leche
Skimmed milk Leche deslactosada
Reduced fat milk Leche semidescremada
Almond milk Leche de almendra
Soy milk Leche de soya

Other Coffee Vocabulary

English Spanish
Cup Taza
Glass Vaso
Straw Pajilla
Hot Caliente
Cold Frío
At the bar En la barra
At the terrace En la terraza
To go Para llevar
Small Pequeño
Medium Mediano
Large Grande

Ordering coffee in Spanish infographic

Ordering the Type of Coffee You Want

English Spanish
I would like a coffee Me gustaría un café
One coffee, please Un café solo, por favor
One coffee with milk Un café con leche
One American coffee Un café americano
With sugar, please Con azúcar, por favor
No sugar, please Sin azúcar, por favor
With ice Con hielo
With skimmed milk Con leche deslactosada
Thank you Gracias

¡Un Café Por Favor!

Good job! Now that you know the proper way on how to order coffee in Spanish, you can visit all the coffeeshops you come across in a Spanish-speaking country. 

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