Dine at Lyric - Restaurants - Lyric Opera of Chicago

Dine at Lyric

The pleasure and comfort of dining right at the Civic Opera House are yours.

Two unique restaurants offering marvelous food created by George Jewell. Perfect for both evening and matinee patrons looking for ambiance, choice, and hassle-free convenience.


Bistro Home PageFlorian Opera Bistro
Casual — yet chic and eclectic, too. The perfect spot for a "light bite" before the opera. learn more.




Pedersen Room Home PageThe Sarah and Peer Pedersen Room
Fine dining in a gorgeous setting that echoes the décor and architecture of the Civic Opera House. A delightful prix-fixe dining experience. learn more.




The William B. and Catherine Graham Room

Graham RoomAs always, Lyric's legendary Graham Room continues to offer haute cuisine and an extraordinary wine list for annual contributors of $7,500 and above. Private cloakroom and lounges. Complimentary expedited valet parking. learn more.




Additional Dining Options

  • Lyric Opera of Chicago offers refreshments for purchase before performances and during intermissions in the restaurants and throughout the Civic Opera House.

  • Additionally, there are numerous restaurants near the Civic Opera House available for a pre-opera meal. Browse a list of recommendations.