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Opera

#163 of 1,973 Restaurants in Frankfurt
Certificate of Excellence
$$$$
German, European, Central European
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Opernplatz 1, 60313 Frankfurt, Hesse, Germany
+49 69 130215
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11:00 am - 1:00 am
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Houston, Texas
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372 reviews
250 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 6, 2016

Elegant room in the Alte Oper with murals, boiseries, gilded moldings, etc.The service is good, but they did mix up one of the orders and brought someone else's. Good soup, ok canneloni. Nice spatburgunder by the glass. Great place for a business lunch.

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Thank cgny1fwd
Wolfram S, social media management at Opera, responded to this review

Dear cgny1fwd, than you very much for this feedback on you stay at our restaurant. We are very sorry for any irritation the poor service you had to experience may have caused. We still hope that we may have the pleasure of welcoming you back. Best wishes from our staff at the Opéra in the Alte Oper, Frankfurt More 

London
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62 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 18, 2016 via mobile

After a busy week at an exhibition this was a treat. Excellent food and service, albeit our main courses seemed to take some time in arriving. The only fault I have is that our waiter insisted on telling us which wines were available rather than letting us read the wine menu.

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

Dear mfmorgan, thank you very much for visiting AND for recommending our restaurant. We apologize for the unprofessional service - it is hard to say why your waiter chose to act the way he did. We sure hope that the wine chosen met up to your expectations. Thank you for seeing us! Best wishes from our staff at the Opéra... More 

Frankfurt, Germany
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224 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 13, 2016

Sorry, it seems I am using this headline for some of the Frankfurt restaurants, but this is Frankfurt: everyone tries to be more than they actually are. And for the Opera this is true in many ways: dishes prepared without any love, and without a story behind, but really expensive and brought to you by waiters that should not work... More 

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

Dear Fabian K, thank you very much for your feedback. We are sorry that we could not meet up to your expectations. What eases the pain is that you do not seem to like anything about us - and about most of Frankfurt. This gives us the hope that there are no mistakes made on our side. We know that... More 

Netherlands
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93 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 19, 2016

I am on occasions visiting Frankfurt for business and was, so far, unable to find an above average restaurant. Finally I discovered Restaurant Opera in the city center. What a great location. This restaurant has a very impressive “grandeur”: well-designed interior with a mix of modern and historical elements, stylish antique lighting and painted bow-ceilings (like in some churches) provide... More 

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

Dear BernardoNetherlands, thank you very much for this very kind recommendation! We are glad that we had a chance to meet up to your expectations. It was a pleasure to forward your kind words to our staff. Thank you! Best wishes from our team at the Opéra in the Alte Oper, Frankfurt More 

Tokyo, Japan
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39 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 1, 2016 via mobile

We, a group of friends who had not seen each other in years, selected this restaurant for a reunion lunch. It is a beautiful space in a great location. The staff were friendly and professional and the course we were served was very good. In fact, the entrecôte steak was one of the best.

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Thank wepito2016
Wolfram S, social media management at Opera, responded to this review

Dear wepito2016, thank you VERY much for this kind recommendation on TripAdvisor. We are glad that we had a chance of providing the setting for your reunion. Thank you! Best wishes from our staff at the Opéra in the Alte Oper, Frankfurt More 

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67 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 28, 2016 via mobile

A good restaurant with a varied menu. Went there with a colleague and we had a good dinner and a few glasses of wine. Waiters were polite and had the right attention even though there was a few large arrangements at the time we were there. A very classic interior.

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

Dear Thomas C, thank you very much for taking your time to kindly recommend us on TripAdvisor. We are glad that you like what we do and hope that you may wish to see us again. best wishes from our staff at the Opéra in the Alte Oper, Frankfurt More 

Portugal
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20 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 11, 2016 via mobile

Refined meal. Slow service. Nice room and environment. Great desserts (Rubin tart with dark chocolate), lovely roast chateaubriand.

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Thank rosebud6012
Wolfram S, social media management at Opera, responded to this review

Dear rosebud6012, thank you very much for visiting and for recommending our restaurant. Best wishes from the Opéra in the Alte Oper, Frankfurt More 

Frankfurt, Germany
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211 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 21, 2016 via mobile

Menu might be a bit limited but location is great and the service is very friendly and efficient. Go for the schnitzel - it's great.

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

Dear VeitchB, thank you very much for visiting and recommending our restaurant. Yes, sometimes the menu may seem slightly limited. This is only due to the fact that we try our best to avoid wasting the fresh and very valuable ingredients we use in our kitchen. Still, so far we had no guests that would not find more than they... More 

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36 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 16, 2015 via mobile

Classic stylish restaurant with very good service and chic menu! prices for what it offers are affordable and love the atmosphere and the service! If the weather is good choose the veranda seating and enjoy a nice evening!

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

Dear Mr. Michael T, thank you very much for kindly recommending our restaurant on TripAdvisor. Looking forward to welcoming you back, we send our best wishes from the Opéra in the Alte Oper, Frankfurt More 

Washington DC, District of Columbia
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129 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 15, 2015

The wait staff are quite attentive, arriving when needed but quickly retreating when the particular service is done. All very much appreciated as I do so dislike restaurants where the staff hover around you as if rushing the guests to be done. Location is great, very easily accessible by subway (the Alter Oper stop). The food - good but not... More 

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

Dear DCUrbanMom, thank you very much for taking your time to share your experience on TripAdvisor. It was a pleasure to forward your review to our team. Thank you for the kind words. Best regards from the Opéra at the Alte Oper in Frankfurt More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
German, European, Central European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special occasions, Large groups, Business meetings, Romantic
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
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Opernplatz 1, 60313 Frankfurt, Hesse, Germany
  • Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  Hesse  >  Frankfurt
  • Phone Number: +49 69 130215
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.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?