meaning of a la carte

a la carte meaning in Etymology Dictionary

1826, from French

a la carte meaning in Cooking Dictionary

a listing of foodstuffs each priced and served individually

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  • [French] refers to a list of food products each priced separately.

a la carte meaning in General Dictionary

by ordering products detailed independently on a menu

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  • (of a restaurant dinner) having unlimited choices with a separate cost for every single item
  • a menu having specific dishes listed with split prices

a la carte - German to English

à la carte