Menu refers to a list of choices or list of foods that can or will be served at a meal, usually in a restaurant. Menu is pronounced "meh-noo".


A menu in the food context is a list of dishes and beverages available for customers to choose from at a restaurant or eating establishment. It typically includes appetizers, entrees, desserts, and drinks, along with prices for each item. Menus can vary in size and scope, from simple one-page menus to elaborate, multi-page menus with photos and descriptions of each dish. They serve as a guide for customers to make informed decisions about what to order and help the restaurant showcase their culinary offerings. Menus can be printed on paper, displayed on digital screens, or accessed online through a website or mobile app.

Application Areas

  • Restaurants
  • Cafes
  • Bars
  • Food trucks
  • Hotel dining rooms

Treatment and Risks

  • Regularly updating and refreshing the menu can attract new customers and keep returning customers interested.
  • Not offering enough variety or seasonal options on the menu may lead to customer dissatisfaction and loss of business.
  • Ignoring dietary restrictions and preferences when designing the menu can result in limited options for some customers.
  • Setting prices too high can turn off budget-conscious diners, while pricing too low may affect the perceived quality of the food.


  • Appetizers: Spinach and artichoke dip, chicken wings
  • Entrees: Grilled salmon, mushroom risotto, steak frites
  • Desserts: Chocolate lava cake, New York cheesecake
  • Drinks: House-made lemonade, craft beer, red sangria

Similar Concepts and Synonyms

  • Dining options
  • Cuisine selection
  • Food offerings
  • Meal choices


A menu in the food context is a curated list of dishes and drinks available for customers to choose from at a restaurant or eating establishment. It helps customers make informed decisions, showcases the restaurant's offerings, and can be presented in various formats. --

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