Dinner & Opera

The performance is only part of the experience!

Make it an unforgettable night by dining with our select partner restaurants the day of the performance, and receive exclusive benefits and perks!

Opera Ambassadors Pre-Opera Dinner

Join Opera Grand Rapids Artistic Director Maestro James Meena and other opera fans for an intimate dinner before the opera at the University Club. Maestro James Meena, will stroll the tables during dinner and give the history and background of Mozart’s The Magic Flute. After dinner, walk over to DeVos Performance Hall across Monroe Avenue to to enjoy the performance at Devos Performance Hall. Parking passes are available for the 5th/3rd lot off Monroe as you arrive at the University Club. Proceeds of dinner benefit Opera Grand Rapids.

Make your reservations today! Please RSVP by October 19 by calling Opera Grand Rapids Box Office: 616.451.2741 ext 3.

To access a reservation form and for more information click here.

Or make your reservation online.

  • Cygnus27

Partner Restaurants



The finest cheeses, charcuterie and accoutrements with deliciously paired selections of wine and beer, Aperitivo’s knowledgeable cheesemongers and charcuterie experts will guide you through your meal.

Present your opera ticket and receive 15% off the day of the performance.

435 Ionia Avenue SW, Grand Rapids, MI
Inside the Downtown Market




Set 27 stories up in the heart of Downtown Grand Rapids, Cygnus27 delivers a Latin-inspired menu and sophisticated cocktail lounge with expansive panoramic views of the Grand River and surrounding cityscape.

Mention you are attending the opera and receive a 3 course specialty tasting menu for $50 the day of the performance. Reservations are recommended, and may be booked via Open Table. Please note in the guest comments that you are attending the opera.

187 Monroe Ave. NW, 27th Floor, Grand Rapids, MI

Grand Rapids Brewing CompanyGrand Rapids Brewing Company

A craft brewpub featuring more than a dozen house-made beers along with wine and cocktails to complement an eclectic mix of homemade entrees, burgers and handhelds, soups and salads, and plenty of shareables.

Present your opera ticket and receive a complimentary shareable with the purchase of two entrees, full-sized salads or sandwiches the day of the performance.

1 Ionia Avenue SW, Grand Rapids, MI