The Sarah and Peer Pedersen Room

The Pedersen Room at Lyric Opera of Chicago


The Sarah and Peer Pedersen Room is the perfect fine dining option for Lyric Opera performances. Located on the main floor, you will be surrounded by the elegant architecture and ambiance of the Civic Opera House. Seating times allow you to enjoy the Pre-Opera Talk or head straight to the show.

For a prix fixe price of $37, you will be served a delightful first course, an elegant appetizer, and an unforgettable main course. Complement your meal by adding decadent desserts, fine wine, cocktails, beer, or other beverages.

Reservations for dining are required.
In addition, make the most of your experience by pre-ordering desserts and beverages for your intermission or post performance enjoyment. Place your order at The Pedersen Room prior to curtain time. 

You must arrive within 15 minutes of your scheduled reservation in order to be guaranteed a table.

Please note that The Sarah and Peer Pedersen Room is only open to patrons who hold tickets for that date's performance. Entry to all restaurants is through the Civic Opera House after presentation of tickets.

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The Sarah and Peer Pedersen Room


The Sarah and Peer Pedersen Room

BEGINNING


Please select one from each of the following courses

Opera Salad (gf)
mixed greens, crumbled blue cheese, sherry vinaigrette



APPETIZERS 


Please select one from each of the following courses

Soup du jour (gf) (v)
chorizo, tomato, kale, and chickpea soup

Pisto Manchego (v) 
grilled baby eggplant, marinated fall squash, tomato vinaigrette, shaved manchego, citrus seasoned bread crumbs

Albondigas (gf)   
pork bitufarra braised in fennel, orange, tomato, pork chicharrone, parsley

Shrimp & Cauliflower Escabeche (gf)
bay shrimp, yellow cauliflower & tomatillo escabeche, chickpea aioli



ENTRÉES


Please select one from each of the following courses

Pescado (gf)
roasted artichoke hearts & fennel, yellow cauliflower puree, lemon-green olive relish

Carne Guisada (gf)
beef, potato & carrot stew with red wine, tomato, and sofritto

Pollo (gf)
rosemary, garlic & paprika marinated chicken thighs with roasted green beans, black olives, fingerling potatoes & salsa verde

Paella (v) (gf)
vegetable paella risotto cakes, romesco, roasted artichokes and fennel



DESSERTS


Desserts are À la Carte 



(v) vegetarian  (gf) gluten free
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