Where to Eat

Choose from the many dining options at the War Memorial Opera House provided by Global Gourmet Catering or in neighboring Hayes Valley.

 

OPTIONS AT THE OPERA HOUSE

Pre-orders can continue to be called in to our pre-order voicemail at (415) 861-8150 or email at [email protected]. Please note that your pre-order is only confirmed when Global Gourmet staff has verified that they received your request over the phone or by returning your email.

You also have the option to place your order once you arrive at the opera house on mobile.

Prelude at the Opera

Prelude at the Opera House and Main Bar
Lower Lounge

A night at the opera is an elegant event, deserving of a remarkable culinary experience. Our gorgeous setting located on the lower level of the War Memorial Opera House offers an ideal environment for pre-performance dining and intermission.


Pre-paid Buffet dinners are available through OpenTable reservations system. Visit the OpenTable reservations site, fill out the prompt box on the right with your reservation needs and select “Find a Table.” Once you have selected a time you will be asked to choose between “Buffet Dinner” and “Standard Reservation.” Make your selection, enter payment information, and you’re all set!

 

MAKE YOUR RESERVATION  BROWSE THE MENU

Note: If you are making a reservation for Buffet Dinner in OpenTable, all guests will be assigned to “buffet” and you will be charged accordingly, including taxes, fees, and gratuities at $64 per person.
 
Updated Safety Protocols for Prelude at the Opera House and Main Bar
✓ We have added sneeze guards to all buffet tables.
✓ Culinary attendants will plate up the buffet selections for guests.
✓ All culinary staff will be wearing masks and will continue to follow the safety standards of the Opera.

North Box Restaurant

North Box Restaurant and Bar
Mezzanine (Box) level
Located on the north mezzanine level overlooking the magnificent main lobby, North Box Restaurant offers California cuisine with global influences and is an ideal destination for pre-performance and intermission dining. 

 

MAKE YOUR RESERVATION  BROWSE THE MENU

Dress Circle Lounge

Dress Circle Lounge and Bar
Dress Circle level (south)
Savor snacks, sandwiches, and drinks, plus premium wine, beer and spirits in the lounge with plush décor.

 

Cafe at the Opera House Bar

Café Express
Lower Lounge
Indulge in small bites, craft cocktails, and a vast variety of premium and ultra-premium wines and spirits. Located on the lower level of the War Memorial Opera House. 

Mobile ordering available for this location
✓ Look for the signs containing QR codes for each specific location and instructions on where to pick-up the orders.  
✓ All orders placed 30 minutes prior to the performance will be available for pick-up at the first intermission.  
✓ All orders placed during the first intermission will be available for pick-up during the second intermission.

 

Intermission Refreshments

Intermission Refreshments

Lower, Lobby, Box, Dress Circle, and Balcony Levels

Mobile ordering available for this location
✓ Look for the signs containing QR codes for each specific location and instructions on where to pick-up the orders.  
✓ All orders placed 30 minutes prior to the performance will be available for pick-up at the first intermission.  
✓ All orders placed during the first intermission will be available for pick-up during the second intermission.

Explore the neighborhood

Make a night of it! From food trucks to fine dining, Hayes Valley is full of inviting spots to eat and drink. Find a new hidden gem or revisit a classic favorite before or after your performance—or both!