The Sarah and Peer Pedersen Room is the perfect upscale dining option for your evening or afternoon out at Lyric. The Pedersen Room Restaurant features a sophisticated seasonal menu by Jewell Events Catering. Service is prix fixe, and reservations are required for this elegant street-level restaurant.

You’re invited to pre-order desserts and beverages for your intermission or post-performance enjoyment by placing your order at The Pedersen Room prior to curtain time. 

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. 

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A prix-fixe dining experience at $42 
Please select one dish from each of the following


Shrimp and Corn Chowder
Creamy New England style chowder with shrimp, corn, and potatoes

Caesar Salad (v)
Romaine and radicchio lettuce with garlic herb croutons, chopped parsley, and parmesan crisps in a creamy parmesan dressing



Cauliflower (v)
Roasted and seasoned with parmesan Romano, lemon, fresh herbs, and brown butter

Fig Toast
Toasted baguette topped with amber honey ricotta, roasted figs, shaved prosciutto, and aged balsamic

Brussels Sprouts (gf)
Roasted and served with maple bacon glaze, crispy bacon, and toasted almonds

Crab Cake
Crab cake served with lemon aioli, chives, and fennel slaw



Stuffed Chicken (gf)
Chicken breast stuffed with roasted red peppers and goat cheese, topped with a tomato basil relish. Served with a side of sautéed spinach and jasmine rice.

Salmon (gf)
Grilled salmon with roasted spaghetti squash, sun dried tomatoes, crispy garlic, and wild rice pilaf, topped with a lemon cream sauce

Steak (gf) (df)
Teres major grilled steak with herb roasted fingerling potatoes, grilled asparagus, and chimichurri sauce

Eggplant Parmesan (v)
Breaded eggplant, fresh marinara, basil, ricotta, and mozzarella cheese served with penne pasta



Pork Shank – $46 prix-fixe
Osso Bucco style Cheshire pork shank, Carmelina tomatoes, Burgundy wine, onions, carrots, and creamy polenta


(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

For your Pleasure — Desserts

Classic Opera Cake $10.95
Almond dacquoise, mocha buttercream, amaretto cream kisses, and amarena cherry crème anglaise

Gianduja Pyramid $10.95
Gianduja mousse, hibiscus berry gelee, hazelnut dacquoise, hibiscus sauce, and gold leaf

Caramel Apple Cheesecake $10.95
Northern Spy (Michigan) cheesecake, spiced apple cake, with caramelized gold glaze, and an apple cranberry compote

Assorted Cookie Plate $10.95
Ruby chocolate cremeux served with chocolate chip, oatmeal raisin, sugar cookies

Ice Cream (gf) $6.95
Two scoops of your choice of vanilla or seasonal flavor ice cream, or seasonal flavor dairy-free sorbet

Cheese Plate $12.25
Brie, gouda, white cheddar, blue cheese

Fresh Seasonal Fruit Plate $9.50