Knowing the names of different drinks in Spanish is very important when you are out and about travelling in a Spanish speaking country. From being able to quench your basic thirst when visiting local attractions, to understanding what the beverages in Spanish are at a local restaurant or bar, ordering room service or visiting Spanish speaking friends' homes there are many situations when you might have to use drinks in Spanish vocabulary. With the following words you will be all set to order what you feel like.
You can use any of the drinks in Spanish words with the sentence--Me gustaria un/a ___ por favor. I would like a ___ please.
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Me gustaría un vaso de jugo, por favor
I'd like a glass of juice please
Me gustaría un café.
I'd like a coffee.
Una bebida alcohólica
An alcoholic beverage/drink
Una bebida no alcohólica
A non-alcoholic beverage/drink
Jugo de manzana
Jugo de naranja
Remember that most words ending in "o" or "e" in Spanish are masculine and use the article "un" and most words that end in "a" are feminine words and use "una" as the article. So if you want to say I would like an apple juice please, you say, "Me gustaria un jugo de manzana por favor" and if you want to say I would like a beer please, you say, "Me gustaria una cerveza por favor". Practice and you will soon get the hang of it--good luck.
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