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How to say Restaurant In Japanese?

KanjiKatakana
レストランレストラン
Pronunciation: resutoran
How to Say It Outloud: re-su-to-ran
Usage: General term for Western-style restaurant.
Example Sentence Japanese:今日は新しいレストランで夕食を食べます。
Example Sentence English:Today, we will have dinner at a new restaurant.
KanjiHiragana
飲食店いんしょくてん
Pronunciation: inshokuten
How to Say It Outloud: in-sho-ku-ten
Usage: General term for any type of eating place, including restaurants, cafes, and bars.
Example Sentence Japanese:この通りにはたくさんの飲食店があります。
Example Sentence English:There are many eating establishments on this street.
KanjiHiragana
食堂しょくどう
Pronunciation: shokudou
How to Say It Outloud: sho-ku-dou
Usage: Usually refers to a dining hall or cafeteria, but can also mean a casual restaurant.
Example Sentence Japanese:大学の食堂で昼ご飯を食べました。
Example Sentence English:I ate lunch at the university cafeteria.

Dictionary

食堂しょくどうCommon wordjlpt-n5
Noun
  • dining room; dining hall; cafeteria; canteen; messroom
Noun
  • restaurant; eatery; snack bar; diner
Wikipedia definition
  • Dining room
レストランレストランCommon wordjlpt-n5
Noun
  • restaurant (esp. Western-style)
Wikipedia definition
  • Restaurant
店みせCommon wordjlpt-n5
Noun
  • store; shop; establishment; restaurant
料理店りょうりてん
Noun
  • restaurant
料理屋りょうりやCommon word
Noun
  • restaurant
飲食店いんしょくてんCommon word
Noun
  • restaurant
てんCommon wordjlpt-n1
Noun, used as a suffix
  • store; shop; restaurant
店舗てんぽCommon word
Noun
  • shop; store; establishment; restaurant
酒楼しゅろう
Noun
  • restaurant
Wikipedia definition
  • Cantonese restaurant
おみせCommon word
Noun
  • store; shop; establishment; restaurant
食店しょくてん
Noun
  • restaurant; eatery
旗亭きてい
Noun
  • restaurant; inn
屋や
Suffix
  • shop; store; restaurant
Suffix
  • someone who sells (something) or works as (something)
Suffix
  • someone with a (certain) personality trait
Noun
  • house
Noun
  • roof
居酒屋いざかやCommon word
Noun
  • izakaya; Japanese bar that also serves various dishes and snacks
Wikipedia definition
  • Izakaya
処どころ
Noun, used as a suffix
  • restaurant; specialist
食べ物屋たべものや
Noun
  • eatery; restaurant
料理茶屋りょうりぢゃや
Noun
  • (Edo-period) restaurant
食べ処たべどころ
Noun
  • eatery; restaurant
御食事処おしょくじどころ
Noun
  • (Japanese) restaurant
食事処しょくじどころ
Noun
  • restaurant (esp. in a hotel or inn); dining hall; dining room

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