SFOpera - Where to Eat

Where to Eat

Explore the neighborhood—from food trucks to local favorites, Hayes Valley is full of inviting spots to eat and drink.

♠ Subscribers: please present your subscriber ID and enjoy special discounts at these select restaurants.

Patina Restaurant Group has dining and refreshment venues throughout the War Memorial Opera House. TIP: Avoid the lines and pre-order your food and/or drink for pre-show or intermission. Call (415) 861-8150 or ask your bartender.

Café at the Opera
Lower Lounge • Open 2 hours before curtain
Enjoy an elegant buffet with a seasonal menu of appetizers, salads and entrées. À la carte items are also available. Reservations strongly recommended.

Café at the Opera House Bar
Lower Lounge • Open 2 hours before curtain
Grab a drink and small bites at this newly remodeled bar.

Dress Circle Lounge
Dress Circle level • Open 1 hour before curtain
Savor snacks, sandwiches and drinks in this new lounge. Celebrate with a Night at the Opera or Toast to the Town package.

North Box Restaurant
Mezzanine (Box) level • Open 1 hour before curtain
Choose from a delicious à la carte menu. To reserve a table, call (415) 861-8150.

Intermission Refreshments: Refreshment areas are located on the Lobby, Box, Dress Circle and Balcony levels, as well as the Lower lounge. 

Champagne Experience


Before the show and during intermission, treat yourself to some bubbly with one of these packages in the Dress Circle South bar:

A Toast to the Night

Celebrate the evening with two glasses of sparking wine pre-show and during intermission. $49 per couple.

A Night at the Opera

Enjoy two glasses of sparkling wine pre-show and during intermission paired with cheese, charcuterie, truffles and more. $79 per couple.