Dining & Concessions

Make it a date at the Opera House.


Whether you're looking for a pre-performance meal, a festive glass of champagne at intermission, or a light snack, The Patina Restaurant Group, the Opera House’s exclusive in-house dining team, has you covered. Patina operates several elegant eateries and concessions throughout our historic theater. Come early, relax, and take in the ambience of the San Francisco’s beloved Opera House.

Café at the Opera House

Lower Lounge // Open 2 hours before curtain for evening performances, and Sunday matinee performances

Join us in the recently renovated Café at the Opera to enjoy an elegant buffet with a seasonal menu of appetizers, salads, and entrées. À la carte items are also available. Reservations are strongly recommended.

You may enter through the North Carriage entrance of the Opera House up to two hours prior to curtain.

Reserve Online

Café at the Opera House Bar

Lower Lounge // Open 2 hours before curtain

From a glass of champagne to a pre-theater cocktail, the lower lounge bar offers a place to indulge prior to performances.

Dress Circle Lounge

Dress Circle Level // Open 1 hour before curtain

Savor snacks, sandwiches and drinks in our dress circle lounge with a gorgeous view of the historic opera house.

Make it a date night by pre-ordering a Champagne Experience sparkling wine and hors d'oeuvres package. Avoid the lines and pre-order by calling 415 861 8150 or Reserve Online

North Box Restaurant

Mezzanine (Box) level // Open 2 hour before curtain

Located on the north mezzanine level of the historic War Memorial Opera House overlooking the magnificent main lobby, North Box Restaurant offers California cuisine with global influences, created using locally-sourced ingredients and serves as an ideal destination for pre-performance and intermission dining for any Opera goer. Reservations strongly recommended.

Intermission Concessions

Refreshment concessions are located on the Main Lobby, Box, Dress Circle, and Balcony levels, as well as in the Lower lounge.