How to Order Coffee in Chinese

By Ben Hedges, NTDTV
May 3, 2016 Updated: May 3, 2016

Have you ever been in China or Taiwan and you are dying for an authentic Western style coffee? Maybe an Espresso or a Cappuccino or a Latte? But as soon as you get to the barista you are just like Wǒ yào kā fēi  我要咖啡? That just means I want coffee, it’s not gonna get you that foamy cafe latte you are craving. This is how to order a coffee in Chinese.

Check out the video above for how to order an Espresso, a Cappuccino and a Cafe Latte



濃縮咖啡 Nóng suō kā fēi Espresso

美式咖啡 Měi shì kā fēi  Americano

卡布奇諾 Kǎ bù qí nuò Cappuccino

拿鐵 ná tiě Latte