Dining & Activities

Dine at the Opera House

The Patina Group, our exclusive in-house dining team, recently unveiled beautiful new renovations to the Café at the Opera House on the lower level of the Opera House.

During SF Ballet Repertory Season, The Café offers buffet service before every performance except Saturday matinees. Advance reservations for the pre-performance buffet are strongly recommended and can be made at OpenTable or by calling 415.861.8150. Patrons dining in the Opera House may enter through the North Carriage entrance of the Opera House (adjacent to the War Memorial courtyard) up to two hours prior to curtain.

Lighter fare and desserts are also served before performances and during intermissions at Patina’s Café Express on the lower level, as well as in the newly redesigned Dress Circle Lounge & Bar on level three. Reservations are not necessary for the Dress Circle Lounge & Bar.

Local Restaurants

There are also many other wonderful dining options near the Opera House in nearby Hayes Valley and the Civic Center neighborhoods.

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If you are planning a longer stay, here are some nearby hotels that past visitors have enjoyed.

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Hayes Valley is full of unique of shops that are sure to please.

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