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


Zuppa Toscano
Italian sausage, potatoes, onions, kale, in a roasted chicken stock topped with parmesan cheese

Fields Green Salad (gf)(df)(vg)
Hearty mixed greens with romaine, grilled asparagus, watermelon radish, candy pecans, and champagne vinaigrette



Sourdough crostini, served with charred broccoli, currants, and toasted pine nuts

Grilled Peach Toast
Toasted baguette, topped with an amber honey ricotta, fire grilled peaches, and crispy prosciutto

Vegetarian Napoleon (v)
Fried eggplant, zucchini, yellow squash, roasted red bell pepper hummus on a bed of arugula, drizzled with aged balsamic

Pork Belly
Hickory smoked pork belly, served with creamy polenta, and drizzled with a maple bourbon glaze



Herb crusted venison, charred eggplant puree, roasted red skin potatoes, and an herb salad with radish

Chicken Marsala
Chicken breast, with Yukon gold mashed potatoes, roasted mushroom, and a pearl onion marsala sauce

Pan seared salmon with a lemon caper beurre Blanc, grilled asparagus, and wild rice

Short Rib
Red wine braised short ribs, grilled broccoli, with herb crusted red skin potato coins

Pumpkin Ravioli (v)
Pumpkin and mascarpone cheese filled pasta with roasted butternut squash in a white wine cream top with crispy sage


by Chef Joel Heseman from Jewell Events Catering

Shrimp fra diavolo – $46 prix-fixe
Fettuccine noodles, spicy tomato sauce, shrimp, parmigiana


(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