Fast Food

French Fast Food Vocabulary

While France is famous for it’s high-level cuisine the French people are surprisingly big fans of American-style fast food. In France there are thousands of fast food outlets across the country with the big names including McDonald’s, Prêt-à-Manger and Cojean. Here you’ll find a list of French fast food vocabulary words. Note that while many of the words are directly taken from English many are completely different and will take some more time to learn.


la restauration rapide
fast food

le hamburger
hamburger

le hot-dog
hot dog

les frites
French fries

la boisson non-alcoolisée
soft drink

la paille
straw

la serviette en papier
paper napkin

le plateau
tray

le hamburger avec des frites
hamburger meal

la pizza
pizza

le tarif
price list

le hamburgeur au poulet
chicken burger

le petit pain
bun

le hamburger végétarien
veggie burger

la moutarde
mustard

la saucisse
sausage

le sandwich
sandwich

le sandwich mixte
club sandwich

le canapé
open sandwich

le taco
wrap

la garniture
filling

le kébab
kebab

la sauce
sauce

les beignets de poulet
chicken nuggets

salé
savoury

les crêpes
crêpes

sucré
sweet

le poisson avec des frites
fish and chips

les côtes
ribs

le poulet frit
fried chicken

la pizzeria
pizza parlour

le restaurant rapide
burger bar

la carte
menu

manger sur place
eat-in (eat here)

à emporter
take-away/take out

réchauffer
re-heat

le ketchup
tomato sauce/ketchup

McDo
McDonald’s (slang)

le Big-Mac
Big Mac

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