The Opera at the San Francisco War Memorial

Café at The Opera at the San Francisco War Memorial

301 Van Ness Avenue, San Francisco, California, 94102

Committed to Chef Joachim Splichal's impeccable food and quality service, Opera House Café at the San Francisco War Memorial is available for pre-theatre dining, open two hours before each performance.


  • Special Events

    • From the iconic Plaza in New York City to the enormous Wembley Stadium in London, every event, fundraiser, wedding or celebration is different -- so we treat each one as if it were the only one. 

  • Food and Beverage

    • As a leader in food service management, we operate some of the busiest and most famous kitchens in the world. 

Diner's Choice

2014 Winner of Open Table’s Diner’s Choice Award

Opera House

Located in the lower lounge of the Opera House (Lower level), the Cafe serves an elegant hot buffet beginning two hours before every performance.

Lighter Fare

Lighter fare is also served before performances and during intermissions at Patina's Café Express and Dress Circle Café.