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170 Short Dinner Quotes for Instagram Captions


Whether you are having a dinner party, ordering in or making dinner we have you covered with all the best short dinner quotes for Instagram captions to make sure you have the perfect thing to say. Whether you are having dinner by yourself or having dinner with friends, we also have the perfect dinner sayings for you.

Our Favorite Short Dinner Quotes for Instagram

“[Never underestimate] the power of dinner.” – Julia Roberts

“Eat breakfast like a king, lunch like a prince, and dinner like a pauper.” – Adelle Davis

“All great change in America begins at the dinner table.” – Ronald Reagan

“Dinner was made for eating, not for talking.” – William Makepeace Thackeray

“The oldest form of theater is the dinner table.” – Michael J. Fox

Table of feed with short dinner quotes for Instagram

“Strange to see how a good dinner and feasting reconciles everybody.” – Samuel Pepys

“A dinner lubricates business.” – William Scott

“Remember, sex is like a Chinese dinner. It ain’t over ’til you both get your cookie.” – Alec Baldwin

“He that waits upon fortune, is never sure of a dinner.” – Benjamin Franklin

“Since Eve ate the apple, much depends on dinner.” – Lord Byron

“Better is a dinner of herbs where love is than a fattened ox and hatred with it.” – Solomon

“A man seldom thinks with more earnestness of anything than he does of his dinner.” – Samuel Johnson

“Ask your child what he wants for dinner only if he’s buying.” – Fran Lebowitz

“Burning dinner is not incompetence but war.” – Marge Piercy

“I have long maintained that each of us has three chances a day to be happy: Breakfast, lunch, and dinner.” – Elin Hilderbrand

“A bachelor’s life is a fine breakfast, a flat lunch, and a miserable dinner.” – Francis Bacon

“The dinner hour is a sacred, happy time when everyone should be together and relaxed.” – Julia Child

“The dinner table is the center for the teaching and practicing not just of table manners but of conversation, consideration, tolerance, family feeling, and just about all the other accomplishments of polite society except the minute.” – Judith Martin

“My favorite time of day is to get up and eat leftovers from dinner, especially spicy food.” – David Byrne

“The usual way – a little wine, a little dinner.” – Henny Youngman

Wine and food with quotes about dinner by Youngman

“My body is like breakfast, lunch, and dinner. I don’t think about it, I just have it.” – Arnold Schwarzenegger

“When the time comes that a man has had his dinner, then the true man comes to the surface” – Mark Twain

“Never argue at the dinner table, for the one who is not hungry gets the best of the argument.” – Richard Whately

  • “Oh, my friends, be warned by me, That breakfast, dinner, lunch and tea, Are all human frame requires.” – Hilaire Belloc
  • “There’s always a dinner to go to. There’re always loads of people around. I was having fun working with my friends. For a while it all just kind of rolled together in a great way.” – Kate Moss
  • “I can only have dinner with my girlfriends once a month instead of once a week.” – Andrea Jung
Table of food with dinner qutoes for friends by Jung
  • “At a dinner party, one should eat wisely but not too well, and talk well but not too wisely.” – W. Somerset Maugham
  • “If I were invited to a dinner party with my characters, I wouldn’t show up.” – Dr. Seuss
  • “I have gotten to a point in my life where I don’t want to have dinner with someone I don’t like.” – John Frankenheimer
  • “To my great surprise and pleasure, I have had dinner with most of the people living with whom I would like to have dinner.” – Holly Near

“It’s said that love makes the world go around. Let me tell you, the announcement lacks verification. It’s the wind from the dinner horn that does it.” – O. Henry

“Learn to do common things uncommonly well; we must always keep in mind that anything that helps fill the dinner pail is valuable.” – George Washington Carver

“As much as I would love to be a person that goes to parties and has a couple of drinks and has a nice time – that doesn’t work for me. I do that very unsuccessfully. I’d just rather sit at home and read, or go out to dinner with someone, or talk to someone I love, or talk to somebody that makes me laugh.” – Daniel Radcliffe

“I have great relationships with all my exes, and everyone in my life, because I honor the time and the love and the energy of those relationships. I’m happy to say that I can have everybody over for dinner.” – Kevin Drew

“It is easy enough to be moral after a good dinner beside a snug coal fire, and with our hearts well warmed with fine old port” – Henry Mayhew

“You have to be generous if you want to spend your time making someone else dinner. Even if you’re charging, you’re still giving.” – Mario Batali

Funny Dinner Instagram Quotes

“Dinner is where the magic happens in the kitchen.” – Kris Carr

“There is only one difference between a long life and a good dinner: that, in the dinner, the sweets come last.” – Robert Louis Stevenson

“After a good dinner, one can forgive anybody, even one’s own relations.” – Oscar Wilde

“Show me another pleasure like dinner which comes every day and lasts an hour.” – Charles Maurice de Talleyrand

“Find me a man who’s interesting enough to have dinner with and I’ll be happy.” – Lauren Bacall

“Givers of great dinners know few enemies.” – Martial

TAble of food with funny dinner quotes

“My doctor told me to stop having intimate dinners for four. Unless there are three other people.” – Orson Welles

“Murder is always a mistake. One should never do anything that one cannot talk about after dinner.” – Oscar Wilde

“When I invite a woman to dinner, I expect her to look at my face. That’s the price she has to pay.” – Groucho Marx

“Dates used to be made days or even weeks in advance. Now dates tend to be made the day after. That is, you get a phone call from someone who says, “If anyone asks, I was out to dinner with you last night, okay?”” – P. J. O’Rourke

“The only man who is really free is the one who can turn down an invitation to dinner without giving an excuse.” – Jules Renard

“Sex is like having dinner: sometimes you joke about the dishes, sometimes you take the meal seriously.” – Woody Allen

If you like these, you might also want to check out our other lists of Breakfast Quotes, Brunch Quotes, Lunch Quotes, Funny Food Captions and Short Food Quotes.

Dinner Sayings

Dinner is better when we eat together.

Dinner is to a day what dessert is to a dinner.

We had a delicious dinner of too much.

It’s dinner time. I’m having you.

Life is too short for salad for dinner.

My favorite thing to make for dinner is reservations.

Dinner fixes everything.

Plate of food with dinner captions

I’m sorry for what I said when I was hungry.

Of course size matters, no one wants a small plate of dinner.

You can’t dinner with us.

Buy me dinner and I’ll move mountains for you.

A well balanced meal is a full plate in both hands.

I wanna make you part of my meal plan.

Nothing changes my mood like a dinner break.

Ways to my heart: 1) Buy me dinner 2) Make me dinner 3) Be dinner.

When your tummy chooses dinnertime.

Sorry, I’m in a relationship. With food.

Nights out begins after dinner.

Key to my heart: make me dinner.

I knew it was gonna be a good day when you said, ‘Let’s do dinner.’

If I share my dinner with you, it’s a big deal.

Did someone say dinner?

A good dinner can cure anything.

The best memories are made around the dinner table.

Dinner is where the magic happens in the kitchen.

Tonight’s dinner choice: take it or leave it.

Dinner was made for eating, not for talking.

Live, love, dinner.

My hobby is dinner.

Ask not what you can do for your country, ask what’s for dinner.

Stole a pizza my heart.

Sorry, couldn’t hear you, thinking about dinner.

Nothing brings people together like good food.

TAble of food with dinner captions for Instagram

I just don’t want to look back and think, ‘I could’ve eaten that.’

Dinnertime, my favorite time of the day.

A dinner a day keeps the worries away.

Good food, good mood.

Off to dinner, be back never.

Keep calm and take dinner breaks!

The only thing better than dinner is dinner with friends.

Exercise? I thought you said extra fries.

It’s dinner o’ clock somewhere.

I’m not like other girls. I know what I want for dinner. I’ve been thinking about it since lunch.

If my plate is full, I’m happy.

Dinner each day keeps the doctor away.

Don’t forget to eat dinner today!

Jokes about German sausage are the wurst.

Count the memories, not the calories.

I love you from my head to-ma-toes.

Funny Captions About Dinner

Dinner alone is one of life’s best pleasures.

There’s always hope when there’s dinner.

If you combine wine and dinner, the combination is winner.

Dinner is my therapy.

There is always time for dinner.

I followed my heart and it led me to dinner.

Donut worry, be happy.

What the fork is for dinner?

Plate of food with funny captions about dinner

Dinner means a moment of uninterrupted peace.

I love you to the fridge and back.

It’s not a dream. Dinner is real!

Dinner is my life.

Dinner the pain away.

Eat some dinner then change the world.

Live, love, and eat dinner.

Weekend dinners out cures the workweek blues.

Putting on my stretchy pants for dinner.

I’m on a seafood diet. I see food and I eat it.

I just want someone to look at me the way I look at dinner.

To live a full life, you have to fill your stomach first.

I eat my problems for dinner.

Keep calm and eat dinner.

Dinner soothes the nerves.

Eating dinner is a nice way of saying thank you to your body.

The Dinner Club.

Dinner time.

What’s for dinner?

My dinner, my rules.

 Dinner vibes.

Dinner winner.

Let there be dinner.

Dinner, then the world.

But first, dinner.

Plate of food with short dinner time captions

Time for second dinner.

I love you a latte.

Dinner more, worry less.

Good food. Good mood.

Dinner now, nap later.

Life happens. Dinner helps.


Pasta with short captions on pasta

Ask me on a dinner date.

Just dinnerin.

Let’s do dinner.

I’d rather be dinnering.

I believe in dinner.

You had me at dinner.

Happiness is a spontaneous dinner with friends.

The only thing better than dinner is dinner with friends.

Besties who have dinner together.

Pizza is better eaten with friends.

People eating pizza with pizza with friends captions

If Sundays were made for anything, it’s to have dinner with friends!

With kindred spirits, the bond of a lifetime can happen at dinnertime.

Dinner is better eaten with friends.

Friends buy you dinner. Best friends eat your dinner.

When Sunday calls for #dinner with friends

Saturday dinner with friends are my favorite.

First, we eat dinner. Then, we change the world.

The weekend is perfect for dinner with friends!

I love my friends, but I’ll be honest… I’m just here for the food.

The dinner hour is a sacred, happy time.

Dinner is not what you do in the evening before something else. Dinner is the evening.

After a good dinner, you can forgive anybody.

Current relationship status: made dinner for two. Ate both.

Dinner obsessed.

Dinner… Are you my soulmate?!

All you need is love, but sometimes a dinner break works wonders.

Out for dinner. If not back by five, out for dinner as well.

Today is a good day to have a great dinner!

Burger with clever captions for dinner burgers

Dinner is my therapy.

Count the memories, not the calories.

I believe in stopping work and eating dinner.

Love is in the air. It smells like dinner.

I make dinner disappear. What’s your superpower?

You can’t just eat good food. You’ve got to talk about it, too.

Happiness sounds like “dinner” to me.

The best weekends begin with Friday dinner.

Enjoy the little things, like dinner dates and free bread.

My thoughts are consumed with important things, like dinner.

You can never have too much dinner.

Donut worry. Be happy!

People who love to eat are always the best people.

Life’s short, drink lots of coffee.

Dinner buddies.

Dinner: The three most important meals of the day.

Dinner Puns

  • Let’s taco ’bout it over dinner.
  • Slice, slice baby!
  • Becoming a vegetarian is a huge missed steak.
  • Always great to ketchup with this one.
  • Do you want a pizza me?
  • Can you pasta sauce?
Pasta with pasta dinner puns
  • Hugs and quiches.
  • Chill today, hot tamale.
  • Get out there and cheese the day.
  • I’m kind of a big dill.
  • Don’t go bacon my heart.
  • Think of all the pasta-billities.
  • Here today, gone tomato.
  • Carbe diem.
  • Pasta la vista, baby!
  • Penne for your thoughts.
  • In pizza we crust.
  • Dinner dates are kind of a big dill for me.
  • Friends with burger-fits.
  • Sweet dreams are made of cheese.
  • I only have fries for you.
  • You’re the burger to my fries.

So that is our list of quotes and sayings. We hope you found the perfect one for you.

Now enjoy your dinner!

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About the Author

Laynni Locke

I am Laynni Locke, a Canadian writer, reader and traveller with a passion for sharing life’s moments on social media. Keeping friends and family in the loop of our lives though photos and videos has become an essential activity for most.

And it doesn’t matter if you are travelling, celebrating a special occasion or just appreciating day-to-day life, when you take that perfect photo you are going to need the perfect caption or quote before you share it. Which is why we started Routinely Shares, providing comprehensive lists of quotes and captions to cover every occasion, adventure or loved one.

With extensive experience as a travel writer, social media specialist and grant writer, I have made it my mission to curate the best and easiest to use lists for your next post.