How to Order Un Bon Café

How to Order Un Bon Café:

If you want to visit the City of Lights and Love, you’ll have to learn to live like a Parisian, which includes knowing  to order coffee en français.

  • Start with one of the following:
    • Je vais prendre ~
    • Je voudrais ~
    • Pour moi, ce sera ~
  • Then, order your drink of choice:
    • un café/ un espresso/ un express/ un petit noir = espresso
    • un café double/ un double espresso = double espresso
    • un café serré/ un ristretto = short shot of espresso
    • un café allongé = long shot of espresso
    • un café américain = Americano
    • un café filtre = filtered coffee
    • un café noisette = cortado
    • un café crème = flat white/ latte
    • un cappuccino = cappuccino
    • un café moka = cafe mocha
  • Don’t forget to say please and thank you:
    • s’il vous plaît = please
    • merci = thank you

Voulez-vous un café?


Now, go out and impress people with your random coffee knowledge! And as always, thank you for reading and joining me on this #internationalcoffeejourney

 

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