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Opera

#184 of 2,033 Restaurants in Frankfurt
Certificate of Excellence
$$$$
European, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly
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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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117 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Opera is still a nice place, but quality has been going down lately. We had a family event at the famous Sunday Brunch. The restaurant was fully booked and the service was ok. The room is beautiful with a marvelous ceiling. Yet the brunch buffet was not in an excellent shape. The meat was not first class. Many of... More 

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Thank Gabi H
Wolfram S, smm at Opera, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your feedback on our Sunday brunch. We forwarded your words to the team and hope that we may get more feedback from your side - verifying the improvements made. Best wishes from our team at the Opéra in Frankfurt More 

Frankfurt, Germany
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30 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed January 24, 2017

Yesterday was our Marriage Anniversary and so we decided to spend the evening at this place. First of all the place is beautiful with rich paintings and frescos on the ceiling which gives a grand appearance to the place. The live music was good although frankly a Grand Piano would have done justice to the place - this is by... More 

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

Dear Jayanta B, happy anniversary! We thank you for choosing us to host you on this special evening. We also thank you for sharing your experience - especially the ones with our service team. It was a pleasure forwarding your words (and suggestions) to the team. Thank you! Best wishes from our staff at the Opéra More 

Houston, Texas
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456 reviews
308 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
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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73 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
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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376 reviews
157 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
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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103 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
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 2 helpful votes
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 

Level Contributor
67 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
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
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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235 reviews
137 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
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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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
European, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Large groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Special occasions
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 allow dogs on the outdoor patio?