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, Global Gourmet Catering, the Opera House’s exclusive food and beverage services provider has you covered. Global Gourmet operates several elegant eateries and concessions throughout our historic theater. Come early, relax, and take in the ambiance of the San Francisco’s beloved Opera House.

Reserve online.

Prelude at the Opera House

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

Join us in the recently renovated Prelude at the Opera to enjoy a changing seasonal buffet and elevated a la carte dishes. Reservations are strongly recommended, available by calling 415 861 8150 or by reserving online. Email operahousepreorder@ggcatering.com to preorder. View the menu.

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

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.

North Box Restaurant

Mezzanine (Box) level // Open 1 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 Ballet guest. Reservations are strongly recommended, available by calling 415 861 8150, or by reserving online. Email operahousepreorder@ggcatering.com to preorder. View the menu.

Intermission Concessions

Avoid lines during intermission by pre-ordering cocktails, beverages, and snacks over the phone at 415 861 8150 or by email or with a food and beverage server upon your arrival at any point of service.