Conveniently located on the third floor of the Lyric Opera House, the Florian Opera Bistro is a casual and chic European-style bistro with a menu by Jewell Events Catering. Complete with a full bar, the Bistro is the perfect place to enjoy a light pre-performance meal, a glass of wine during intermission, or a cocktail or dessert.
You’re welcome to pre-order beverages or food at the Bistro prior to curtain time and pick it up during intermission.
Reservations are held for 15 minutes. Reservations are recommended, walk-ins are welcome based on availability.
Please note that the Florian Opera Bistro 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.
Dining reservations are currently open for May and June performances of West Side Story. 2019/20 Season reservations open for Lyric Opera subscribers on Tuesday, September 3 and to the public on Monday, September 30.
Florian Opera Bistro Menu
Minestrone Soup (v) $7.50
ditalini pasta, tomato broth, fresh vegetables, herbs, shaved parmesan
French Onion Dip (v) $9.50
onions braised in bordelaise, crème fraîche, chive, toasted baguette
Cheese Plate $11.95
brie, gouda, white cheddar, blue cheese
Fresh Fruit (gf)(df)(vg) $9.50
House-made empanadas, served with mixed green salad or Bistro chips. Select any three:
Chihuahua Cheese, cilantro crème
Manchego cheese, salsa verde
Chihuahua cheese, poblano sour cream
Chicken Caesar Salad (gf)
romaine, radicchio, grilled chicken breast, shaved parmesan, crispy chicken skin croutons, creamy Caesar dressing
Chop Salad (gf)(v)
romaine, garbanzo beans, pepperoncini, hearts of palm, green onions, cucumbers, grape tomatoes, roasted beets, champagne vinaigrette
SANDWICHES & WRAPS
Served with mixed green salad or Bistro Chips
Honey Mustard Grilled Chicken
red candy onion, crispy bacon, avocado, arugula, brioche bun
house-made porchetta, pickled red onion, arugula, dijonaise, house baguette
smoked turkey, tomato, lettuce, Applewood smoked bacon, red onion, avocado aioli, whole wheat wrap
Steak Fajita Wrap
Fajita marinated steak, corn, black bean salsa, caramelized onions, roasted bell pepper aioli, tomato tortilla
Grilled Vegetable Wrap (v)
grilled squash, carrots, red bell peppers, eggplant, lettuce, spinach tortilla
slow braised and shredded beef, onions, roasted bell peppers and tomatoes, served with rice and crispy plantains
pan-fried chicken breast, mozzarella cheese, penne, basil marinara, served with a side salad
Coq Au Vin
braised chicken, bacon lardons, pearl onions, mushrooms, bowtie pasta in a red burgundy sauce, served with a side salad
À LA CARTE ITEMS
Bistro Salad $3.50
Bistro Chips $3.00
Bread & Butter $2.50