Group Dining

Attending the opera with a group? The Grand Tier Restaurant offers a convenient pre-curtain and intermission dining option for groups of ten or more.   Our event planner will assist you in selecting seasonal menus and beverage packages for flawless dining experiences. Enjoy the company of your guests while our executive chefs and a carefully trained staff care for your every need in our elegant dining room.


Katharine Andrew                         
Met Opera Special Events               

Yale Frederiksen
Private Dining Manager

Pre-curtain and intermission dining is available at The Grand Tier Restaurant in a backdrop of exquisite chandeliers, original works by Chagall, and a view of the Lincoln Center Plaza. Our intermission bars, located throughout the Met are perfect for cocktail receptions and pre-curtain gatherings.


The Grand Tier Restaurant 

Pre-Curtain Dining:

3-Course Menu
First Course, Main Course, and Dessert 
starting at $70 per person

1st Intermission Dining:
2-Course Dinner
First Course and Main Course
$55 per person

2nd Intermission Dessert:
Dessert and Coffee Service
$20 per person

Dessert and Sparkling Wine Toast  
$35 per person

Beverage Packages:
Non-Alcoholic Beverage Packages
$8-10 per person

Wine and Beer Packages 
starting at  $30 per person


Receptions and Intermission Bars

Pre-Curtain Reception:
60 Minute Pre-Curtain Canapé Reception
Spectacular views of the Met and Lincoln Center from the Balcony Level Bar
Selection of 3 canapés plus red, white, and sparkling wine
$45 per person

Pre-Curtain or Intermission:
Boxed Lunch
Sandwich and non-alcoholic beverage
$16 per person

Sparkling Wine To­ast or Private Cocktail Bar
Variety of options and prices 
starting at $15 per person


Corporate Events

The Met also welcomes large scale corporate and private events.  Learn more about more about customized, in-depth group options and opportunities to support the Met here.

Private Dining Events

Private dining spaces are available Saturday evenings during the Met season and seven days a week from the second week of May to the third week of September. Private dining events are held in the Metropolitan Opera Club, one of New York City’s most exclusive event spaces.

To learn more about hosting your next private event at the Met please email us.