As nouns the difference between menu and carte
is that menu
is the details of the food to be served at a banquet; a bill of fare while carte
is a bill of fare; a menu.
The details of the food to be served at a banquet; a bill of fare.
A printed list of dishes offered in a restaurant.
(computing) A list from which the user may select an operation to be performed, often done with a mouse or other pointing device under a graphical user interface, but usually also controllable from the keyboard.
* user menu
A bill of fare; a menu.
(dated) A visiting card.
* 1869 , Emma Jane Worboise, The fortunes of Cyril Denham (page 258)
- "He only says she is Laura Somerset, and he sends me her carte ; here it is."