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Spanish vocabulary: At the supermarket Posted by on May 20, 2013 in Spanish Vocabulary

Hello, there!

A couple of weeks ago I talked about using the foreign language you’re learning in real situations, like going to a store and buying something, right? So today I’m going to share some very useful words for when you go to a restaurant in a Spanish speaking country.

Are you ready? Remember to practice the pronunciation!


las frutillas / fresas = strawberries
las uvas = grapes
las naranjas = oranges
las peras = pears
las piñas = pineapples
los aguacates = avocadoes
las sandías = watermelons
los limones = lemons
las ciruelas = plums
los higos = figs
las manzanas = apples
los mangos = mangoes
los plátanos = bananas


el arroz = rice
el aceite = olive oil
los cacahuetes = peanuts
el vinagre = vinegar
las galletas = cookies
la sal = salt
la pimienta = pepper
las judías / los porotos = beans
las pastas = pasta


la lechuga = lettuce
las patatas / las papas = potatoes
las zanahorias = carrots
la col / berza = kale
las remolachas = beetroot, beet
las judías verdes = green beans
los tomates = tomatoes


el queso = cheese
las salchichas = sausages
la salchicha mortadela = bologna
el jamón = ham
el salami = salami
las aceitunas = olives
la carne = meat
el pescado = fish
la hamburguesa = hamburger
el pollo = chicken
el cerdo / chancho = pork
la ternera = veal

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About the Author: Adir

English / Spanish teacher and translator for over 20 years. I have been blogging since 2007 and I am also a professional singer in my spare time.


  1. Kevin O'Neill:

    Could you please develop a “Vocabulary at Emergencies” for firefighters and EMT’s.

    Thank errr. Gracias