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Roys Restaurant - CLOSED

800 South Figueroa Street, Los Angeles, CA 90017 (Downtown)
213-488-4994
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Price range: $30 - $100
Cuisines: Asian, Seafood, Hawaiian, Fusion
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Restaurant details
Good for: Entertaining clients
Dining options: Reservations
Dining style: Fine Dining
Neighborhood: Downtown
Cross street: 8th St. & Figueroa St.
Transit: Red Line Metro a 7th & Figueroa / DASH Downtown A or F line
Description: The legendary culinary vision of Roy Yamaguchi can be enjoyed right here in Los Angeles. At Roy’s Hawaiian Fusion Cuisine, our menu features the finest seafood with a focus on delicacies from the oceans around Hawaii. Each creation is a fusion of flavors found in our freshest local ingredients with European sauces and bold Asian spices and served with the spirit of Aloha, creating a dining experience that leaves you feeling like you’ve found paradise. The Downtown Los Angeles restaurant is located on the corner of 8th and Figueroa and features a spacious dining room with a sushi counter that gives you a front row seat to the excitement of the exhibition kitchen. In the kitchen, Chef Garrett Mukogawa brings his imagination and artistry to the plate every night. Chef Garrett learned his love of cooking from his Grandma Park, whose creativity in the kitchen influenced Garrett’s style of cooking. It is our pleasure to welcome you into our Ohana and we look forward to serving you.

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English first
Portland
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

i've eaten here many times over the years, but it closed recently. the doors are shut, there's a sign on the window, and it's dark all the time. i can't believe it. maybe it moved?

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Rancho Palos Verdes, California
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2014

This was my first time at the Roy's in LA. I have been a fan of both the Las Vegas and San Diego Roy's enjoying wonderful food, service and atmosphere. I think all the elements are there at this location but somehow it just doesn't come quite together. the service isn't bad but lacks personal attention such as giving us... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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37 reviews 37 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2013

Was told this is the place to go for food and atmosphere. As such 12 of us headed down for a good night. We were the only ones in there. No atmosphere at all, food was ok but nothing to right home about. It took them an hour to process my payment, blamed my card when the asked the bank... More

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Torrance, California
Senior Contributor
39 reviews 39 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2013

This is my first visit. We were greeted in a very friendly and professional manner. I Loved the Edamame complimentary starter, this was a first for me. Absolutely yummy. The flavors of our meal were great. We began our order with a wedge which was standard with an added vanilla cured bacon (sounds strange but the flavors that mixed in... More

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Los Angeles, California
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45 reviews 45 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2013

I'm a vegetarian but I don't want to be a party pooper. My friends want to go to Roy's so I figured there will be something they can make for a vegetarian. Yes, and it was delicious. All my friends were satisfied with their orders and this was not our first visit to Roy's. My vegetable flatbread is very delicous... More

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Velsen
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2013

Great food with very interesting flavor combinations. Service was fantastic, they were very attentive and their wine recommendations were spot on.

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Los Angeles, California
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2013

if you like a couple of tuna rolls at $12 each and an appetizer and a drink, plan on dropping at least a $50 bill per person at this place. The plates are fancied up with cheap lettuce for looks and maybe a slice of lemon or two, and if you have money to burn, it is tasty to burn... More

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Irvine, California
Top Contributor
74 reviews 74 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2013

We had been waiting for a long time to have an opportunity to use a gift card we were given for Roy's, and took the opportunity to meet an out of town relative there for a festive evening. A positive note to start off -- it was wonderful to check the web site first, and make the reservations on line... More

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West Hills
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69 reviews 69 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2013

This review is for the Roy's , Woodland Hills. We visit Roy's for their limited but tasty Happy hour, we dine in occasionally. We chose the latter on our visit Monday as the Spring Prix Fixe menu is back. An appetizer, entree and a dessert We chose Pork belly and the shrimp and papaya appetizer. The portions could have been... More

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Illinois
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24 reviews 24 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2013

I had been waiting to go to Roy's since missing out on the one on Maui 10 years ago. Really disappointed in my mahi mahi that was dry and not very tasty.

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