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


Tomato Soup (v)
Creamy tomato soup with herb goat cheese crostini and pesto

Spinach & Arugula Salad (gf)
Spinach, arugula, apples, bacon, and manchego in a honey and chianti vinaigrette



Cauliflower (v) (df)
Roasted cauliflower with romesco sauce, crispy garlic, and black salt

Beets (v) (gf)
Roasted beets with goat cheese, toasted pine nuts, and dill

Brussels Sprouts (gf)
Roasted brussels sprouts topped with bacon, red onions, capers, lemon, and parmesan

Crab Cakes
Mini crab cakes served with lemon aioli, chives, and fennel slaw



Grilled Bistro Steak (gf)
Served with king trumpet mushrooms, potato and parsnip mash, topped with red wine demi-glace and pomegranate seeds

Miso Salmon
Grilled salmon served with bok choy and jasmine rice, topped with miso glaze

Stuffed Chicken (gf)
Chicken breast filled with spinach and sun-dried tomatoes, served with broccolini and sweet potato mash

Vegetable Lasagna (v)
Layers of fresh pasta, spinach, ricotta, bechamel, and micro greens



Short Rib – $46 prix-fixe
Braised short rib with potato and parsnip mash, broccolini, and crispy leeks


(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

Dark Chocolate Delice $10.95
Vanilla bean crème brûlée filling, shortbread, chocolate mirror glaze, and raspberry crème anglaise

Key Lime Tart $10.95
With vanilla Chantilly ribbon and key lime caramel

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