The Sarah and Peer Pedersen Room

The Sarah and Peer Pedersen Room is the perfect upscale dining option to complement your evening or afternoon out at Lyric. The Pedersen Room restaurant features a sophisticated seasonal menu brought to you by Jewell Events Catering.

The prix-fixe dining experience allows you to choose from a curated selection of soups, salads, appetizers, entrées, and desserts inspired by the works on our stage.

Don't forget to pre-order desserts and beverages for your intermission or post-performance enjoyment. Place your order at The Pedersen Room prior to curtain time and they'll be waiting for you when you return.

Reservations are required in the Pedersen Room.

Please note that the Pedersen Room is open only to patrons who hold tickets for that day's performance. Entry to all restaurants is through the Lyric Opera House after presentation of tickets. Reservations are held for 15 minutes. 

Sample Menu

This sample menu showcases the range of seasonal options that might be available on the day of your reservation. Check back closer to your performance for up-to-date selections.

A prix-fixe dining experience at $40
Please select one dish from each of the following



House Salad (gf)(v)
mixed greens, cucumbers, red onion, grape tomatoes, parmesan crisp, lemon oregano vinaigrette

Minestrone (v)
ditalini pasta, tomato broth, fresh vegetables, herbs, shaved parmesan



Grilled Artichoke (v)
artichoke hearts, parsley gremolata, lemon aioli

Shrimp and Grits
jumbo shrimp a la plancha, Spanish chorizo, cheddar grits

Whipped Feta (v)
tahini, fennel pollen, lemon zest, oregano, toasted baguette

Lobster Deviled Eggs (gf)
poached lobster, Aleppo aioli, chive



Herb-crusted Teres Major Steak (gf)
chimichurri, roasted fingerling potatoes, grilled asparagus

Pan-seared Salmon (gf)
roasted mushrooms, braised leeks, white wine, crème fraiche, aged balsamic

Stuffed Ravioli
spinach, roasted garlic, fontina Romano cheese, pancetta, English peas, tomato cream sauce

Smothered Chicken (gf)
caramelized onions, roasted mushrooms, grilled squash, provolone, wild rice pilaf

Eggplant Caprese (v)
pan-fried eggplant, beef steak tomatoes, fresh mozzarella, arugula, basil, aged balsamic



(v) vegetarian (gf) gluten free (df) dairy free
Select items can be made vegetarian or vegan. Please ask your server.
There is a 2-card limit for all split bills.

Photos: Jaclyn Simpson, Todd Rosenberg