I'm pretty new to Spanish, but I'm learning with Coffee Break Spanish/listening to TV/Radio/learning vocab via word of the day...pretty much anything I can get my hands on.

Anyway, if I'm ordering a meal at a fast food restaurant and I want to use the phrase 'kid's meal' (or something similar), what words would I use? For example would a 'kid's sandwich' be 'un sandwich de niño'? Or 'un sandwich de los niños?'. How do you use it in a sentance? 'Quisiera ...'?



Usually, kid's meal is translated as menú infantil.

@c.p. answers are ok. In Spain, you should always say sándwich, because emparedado sounds a bit old-fashioned.

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    Be aware that, in Spain, sándwich always implies sliced bread. If you use French bread, the right word would be bocadillo.
    – Gorpik
    Feb 25 '14 at 7:35
  • @Gorpik Totally true!
    – makeMonday
    Feb 25 '14 at 7:41

Comida para niños.

Entonces en el ejemplo, la expresión correcta es:

Sándwich para niños.

Otra opción es

Emparedado/bocadillo para niños.

si quieres evitar el anglicismo.

  • So 'Quisiera un emparedado para niños.' would be the best way to be understood?
    – wojonet
    Feb 24 '14 at 20:07
  • No. I was wrong, sánwich is perfectly acceptable. But it bears a tilde. See my edit in a minute.
    – c.p.
    Feb 24 '14 at 20:10
  • Emparedado se dice solo en america central. En españa es Bocadillo
    – Bruno9779
    Feb 25 '14 at 14:28

Just plain

menu infantil

which means a customized menu for kids.

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