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Opernplatz 1, 60325 Frankfurt, Hesse, Germany
69130215
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11:00 am - 1:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Dining options: Lunch, Dessert, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
Description: Chill out and relax on one of the dark-coloured upholstered chairs or on...
Chill out and relax on one of the dark-coloured upholstered chairs or on one of the white high chairs. Sip a cocktail such as a mojito, a Milky Way or a ginger gin - or go for a whiskey or glass of fine wine. After dining in one of the restaurants, business people and the trendy in-crowd like to head off to the bar to round off the evening. Look out for white illuminated bird which is behind the long bar. The staff are friendly and professional and offer service with a smile.
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Excellent service

Nice place, excellent service. Loved the salmon, dessert was delicious. Didn't like the gazpacho so much

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 12, 2015
Renee D
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  • Entertaining clients
  • Romantic
  • Special occasions
  • Doing business
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

Nice place, excellent service. Loved the salmon, dessert was delicious. Didn't like the gazpacho so much

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Wolfram S, social media management at Opera, responded to this review

Dear Renee D, thank you very much for visiting our restaurant and for recommending us on TripAdvisor. Best wishes from our team at the Opéra in the Alte Oper, Frankfurt More 

London, United Kingdom
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206 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

We had our lunch on the balcony and basked under the sunshine. The restaurant is beautiful and the staff are first-class. The menu is simple but you will find something very tasty on it that will suit you. Must try restaurant in Frankfurt even if just for the view. Try the mango and ginger cocktail too!

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Wolfram S, social media management at Opera, responded to this review

Dear LondonXYZ1973, thank you very much for kindly recommending our restaurant on TripAdvisor. We are glad that you like what we have to offer. It will be our pleasure to forward your words to our team. Best wishes from the Opéra in the Alte Oper, Frankfurt More 

Rome, Italy
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59 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

The location on the first floor of the Opera house is excellent. In summer time the terrace overlooking the Opera square is very pleasant to dine in, the settings are very elegant although bit baroque but: 1) food quality is average. In Frankfurt you can find much better restaurants. The cuisine pretends to be high-level, gourmet but my dish was... More 

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Wolfram S, social media management at Opera, responded to this review

Dear Guido D, thank you very much for visiting our restaurant and giving us your feedback on the stay. We are glad that you like our setting and show a fair and realistic attitude towards calculations in downtown gastronomy. Obviously our restaurant was quite crowded during your visit. This may explain why it took what felt like 5 minutes to... More 

Paris, France
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1,066 reviews
857 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 539 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2014

Located on the second floor of opera house, beautiful venue, with traditionnal, high celling dining room and great sunny terasse. A simple but good cuisine, more lunch than dinner time. We had delicious Wiener schnitzel with asparagus, very good and cooked to perfection. Wine list is surprisingly unsophisticated, with none of high quality German Riesling, just mainstream production. Still, great... More 

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Wolfram S, social media management at Opera, responded to this review

Dear "Scipion-Paris", thank you very much for your kind words about our restaurant and kitchen. We are glad to have met up to your expectations. Concerning the wine list, please be assured that the choice of Riesling wines has been put together by very well noted experts from our region. Yes, we offer some very good "mainstream" selections, but you... More 

Frankfurt, Germany
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29 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2014

I went there for lunch and I had a great time. Good selection of food, beautiful interior and nice service. This place reservation is a must. I called one month before to get a table. I recommend for a family sunday brunch

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Wolfram S, social media management at Opera, responded to this review

Dear Rita E, thank you very much for your kind recommendation. We are happy to pass your words on to our staff. Best wishes from the Opera Restaurant at the Alte Oper in Frankfurt More 

Frankfurt, Germany
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55 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014

well, the building is great, but after having read good comments my expectations were probably too high. first,"à la carte" is disappointing, there is not so much choice. service nice but not really professional: my starter was served less than one minute after the apéritif which we had not finished -of course. meat (men's cut Nebraska filet) was good but... More 

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Wolfram S, social media management at Opera, responded to this review

Dear "SRA_1965", thank you for sharing your experience here on TripAdvisor. We are very sorry to read that we could not meet up to your expectations and apologize for the irritation caused by the service staff. Please be assured though, that we serve what we offer and do not cheat on our guests. The meat offered weighs exactly - or... More 

Chicago
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20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2013

It is difficult to understand any negative review of this lovely, intimate, and delicious restaurant. The service was impeccable. it was mushroom season and the related dishes were extraordinary. Our wait staff was attentive - pour our own wine? - absurd. We were greeted with champagne of our choice (Rose).The wine (2010 white Bordeaux) was poured graciously and our glasses... More 

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Frankfurt, Germany
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71 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2013

We spent a great evening at Opera Frankfurt. We ordered salad with shrimps and goat cheese as appetizer and gnocchi and some kind of ravioli in a soup. It was all delicious and the portions were enough. The service was very good, staff more than friendly, we listened to some live piano music which made a beautiful atmosphere on the... More 

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Rome, Italy
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78 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2013

Very particular place, located inside the Opera House at Frankfurt. The environment is great, the room is wonderfully decorated. Food was great, I had Argentinian meat and it was very well cooked. The only problem was a very slow service. It took us 2 hours and half for a dinner of four people. I cannot judge the price since I... More 

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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255 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 143 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2012

This restaurant is stunningly situated inside a beautiful and historic building. The dining room is classically elegant and one can almost imagine oneself in a Degas painting - except that the lighting gives an ambience better suited to business dinners than to romantic rendezvous. Fortunately I was with a work crowd and we could all see and hear each other,... More 

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Additional Information about Opera

Address: Opernplatz 1, 60325 Frankfurt, Hesse, Germany
Phone Number: 69130215
Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  Hesse  >  Frankfurt
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Monday 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Tuesday 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Wednesday 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Thursday 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Friday 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Saturday 11:00 am - 1:00 am

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Opernplatz 1, 60325 Frankfurt, Hesse, Germany
  • Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  Hesse  >  Frankfurt
  • Phone Number: 69130215

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Entertaining clients, Romantic, Special occasions, Doing business

Description

Chill out and relax on one of the dark-coloured upholstered chairs or on one of the white high chairs. Sip a cocktail such as a mojito, a Milky Way or a ginger gin - or go for a whiskey or glass of fine wine. After dining in one of the restaurants, business people and the trendy in-crowd like to head off to the bar to round off the evening. Look out for white illuminated bird which is behind the long bar. The staff are friendly and professional and offer service with a smile.
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Monday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 1:00 am

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