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Grand Tier Pre-theater - The Grand Tier Restaurant, New York, NY

The Grand Tier Restaurant

4.7
4.7
3991 Reviews
$50 and over
American
  • Good for special occasions
  • Fancy
  • Charming
The Grand Tier Restaurant is located inside The Metropolitan Opera House and offers both a la carte and prix fixe menus. The restaurant welcomes the general public, not just ticketed guests of the Metropolitan Opera House. Reservations required. The restaurant’s location makes it the perfect pre-theater dining experience for all guests of Lincoln Center. The exquisite modern American cuisine and classic dining room, highlighted by Chagall murals and brilliant Swarovski crystal chandeliers, make it a memorable destination regardless of the occasion. Our doors open two hours before curtains go up.
Ticketed guests of the Metropolitan Opera may also dine in the restaurant at intermission, but must pre-order and reserve via phone: 212.799.3400, or email: thegrandtier@patinagroup.com . Reservations for ticketed guests dining at intermission ONLY, are not taken via Open Table.
Please note that proof of vaccination is no longer required.

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2 people

7:00 PM


Booked 3 times today

Additional information

  • Dining style
    Fine Dining
  • Price
    $50 and over
  • Cuisines
    American
  • Hours of operation
    Brunch Sat, Sun 11:00 am–1:30 pm Dinner Mon–Sat 5:00 pm–9:00 pm
  • Phone number
    (212) 799-3400
  • Payment options
    AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, Mastercard, Visa
  • Dress code
    Smart Casual
  • Executive chef
    Florian Wehrli
  • Private party facilities
    Group Dinners welcome. We are happy to accommodate groups of 10 - 200.
  • Private party contact
    Yale Frederiksen: (212) 359-6513
  • Neighborhood
    Lincoln Square
  • Cross street
    Broadway and Amsterdam, between 65th and 62nd st.
  • Parking details
    Check out Metropolitan Opera website for parking information.<br />
  • Public transit
    1 Train to 66th st. Lincoln Center<br />
  • Entertainment
    New this season is Sunday Holiday Brunch with live recitals by rising Met artists. These performances only occur on Sundays, scheduled one per seating at 12:30 pm and 2 pm.
  • Additional
    Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Entertainment, Full Bar, Private Room, View, Weekend Brunch, Wine

What 3,991 people are saying

Overall ratings and reviews

Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant

4.7
4.7 based on recent ratings
  • 4.5Food
  • 4.8Service
  • 4.9Ambience
  • 4Value

NoiseModerate

3,991 Reviews
  1. OpenTable Diner

    New York City

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined 2 days ago

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    It was a great experience.. Good food and great atmosphere.

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  2. angelab

    New York City

    34 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    34 reviews

    Dined 3 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Always wonderful dining at The Grand Tier before a performance. James is a gracious and lovely maitre d’ and the staff is excellent, knowledgeable and efficient; we never feel rushed to make the curtain on time.

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  3. MaryT

    New York City

    117 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    117 reviews

    Dined 4 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 5
    The Grand Tier Restaurant is part of the magic of attending ballet at the MET. The space is gorgeous, the views wonderful, service impecable and the food is delightful -- if incredibly pricey!! Definitely a splurge destination but it makes the gorgeous ABT ballet experience even better.

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  4. OpenTable Diner

    Columbus

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on July 13, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Food was amazing! I enjoyed the experience The ambiance. The service was top tier

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  5. BettyS

    New York City

    22 reviews

    5.0

    22 reviews

    Dined on July 12, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    I'm such a fan! My guest had only eaten there once before a long time ago, so she was thrilled to have another opportunity to enjoy this unique and beautiful experience! Many thanks to our server, Todd, who is always so friendly and accommodating. I'll be back next week for the last of the ABT season! CHEERS!

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  6. PaulK

    New York City

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on July 10, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    James is magnificent ! I attended the matinee performance and made dinner reservations for 5:30, with my 10 year old granddaughter. I asked James to seat us in a "memorable spot" and it was a wonderful banquette overlooking the Plaza. Vivianna was thrilled with the seating arrangement and view - thanks James you are the BEST, and thanks to the attentive staff and cook for the delicious seafood.

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  7. ShannonG

    New Orleans

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on July 9, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    The ambience and service were top notch! The food was very good; our steaks were overcooked, well done instead of medium, but because of the delicious and large pat of garlic butter on top it we juicy and still wonderful. They also remembered we were celebrating my daughter’s birthday when we walked in and told her Happy Birthday! You will love dining in this restaurant pre theater. What an experience!

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  8. Sascha

    New York City

    4 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on July 9, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    The Grand Tier Restaurant is expensive, but the food is delicious, you don't feel rushed, you can return during intermission and have your dessert as opposed to feeling like you need to hurry through your meal to make certain you're in seats before the performance begins. Before last year when a new chef took over, the food left much to be desired. Now it leaves you desiring more food! AND, two of my guests arrived having worked all day without the chance to eat and were thrilled to have these wonderful entrees waiting for them at intermission. Did dining here enhance our enjoyment of the evening. It most certainly did. This was not my first time here nor will it be may last!!!

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  9. Doreenlhb

    New York City

    6 reviews

    4.0

    6 reviews

    Dined on July 5, 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 5
    The atmosphere and venue are perfect prior to the event

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  10. OpenTable Diner

    London

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on July 3, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    A wonderful way to dine well within the Met Opera house.

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FAQs

The Grand Tier Restaurant is rated 4.7 stars by 3991 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable.

Make a reservation

2 people

7:00 PM


Booked 3 times today
Google Map for The Grand Tier Restaurant

Lincoln Center Plaza, New York, NY 10023

Additional information

  • Cross street
    Broadway and Amsterdam, between 65th and 62nd st.
  • Neighborhood
    Lincoln Square
  • Hours of operation
    Brunch Sat, Sun 11:00 am–1:30 pm Dinner Mon–Sat 5:00 pm–9:00 pm
  • Price
    $50 and over
  • Cuisines
    American
  • Dining style
    Fine Dining
  • Dress code
    Smart Casual
  • Parking details
    Check out Metropolitan Opera website for parking information.<br />
  • Public transit
    1 Train to 66th st. Lincoln Center
  • Payment options
    AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, Mastercard, Visa
  • Executive chef
    Florian Wehrli
  • Entertainment
    New this season is Sunday Holiday Brunch with live recitals by rising Met artists. These performances only occur on Sundays, scheduled one per seating at 12:30 pm and 2 pm.
  • Additional
    Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Entertainment, Full Bar, Private Room, View, Weekend Brunch, Wine
  • Phone number
    (212) 799-3400
  • Private party facilities
    Group Dinners welcome. We are happy to accommodate groups of 10 - 200.
  • Private party contact
    Yale Frederiksen: (212) 359-6513
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