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Roy's - Newport Beach

453 Newport Center Dr, Newport Beach, CA 92660
+1 949-640-7697
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Ranked #59 of 405 Restaurants in Newport Beach
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $30 - $30
Sun - Wed 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thu 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Fri 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Sat 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cuisines: Seafood, Pacific Rim
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Private Dining
Dining style: Fine Dining
Cross street: Newport Center Drive
Transit: Valet Parking available.
Description: Blending classic techniques with adventurous Pacific Rim flavors, culinary pioneer Roy Yamaguchi created an entirely new approach to fine dining. The first Roy's opened in Honolulu in 1988 and we've spread our warm hospitality and passion for innovative and creative cuisine around the world ever since. Indulge in one of our spectacular cocktails or choose a glass from our award-winning wine list while you discover the fresh ingredients and outstanding seafood, expertly prepared by our local chefs that made us famous.
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English first
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43 reviews 43 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

Very nice atmosphere, excellent service and the food (rib eye steak and lamb chops) were delicious. We were celebrating birthdays so they took a picture of us and when we were ready to go home they gave each us a copy, very nice touch. They also prepared individual desserts with a Happy Birthday and your name written on the plate,... More 

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Irvine, CA
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396 reviews 396 reviews
264 restaurant reviews
189 helpful votes 189 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

The Roy's on the mainland do a good job of approximating the experience in Hawaii. The options may be a bit more limited, but the seafood is fresh and well prepared.

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Irvine ca
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93 reviews 93 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

the service was beyond terrible. After ordering we wited 40 minutes to be served. The manager was unresponsive to our complaint. One of the entrees out of our four was inedible.

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Omaha, Nebraska
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36 reviews 36 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

I have heard for years how great the food is at Roy's, so I was excited to finally go. Made reservations teo months in advance! The service was good but the atmosphere seemed dated, like a restaurant from tge 90's. We took three teens with us and this was to be our special dinner out, but it wasn't all that... More 

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Tustin, California
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21 reviews 21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

We went to Roy's Newport Beach for my son's 17th birthday. They had Happy Birthday confetti at the center of our table and a Happy Birthday note inside the menu. We had an Ahi Poke appetizer that was fantastic! My wife had the Opah with Crab Dynamite (tasty), my son had fish 3 ways (salmon, ahi, and butterfish), and my... More 

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Coral Gables, Florida
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33 reviews 33 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

After a nice drive down the coast from Long Beach, we set our minds on Roy's in Newport Beach with memories of pleasant experiences in Hawaii. On a Saturday night, with no reservations, we arrived around 7:30 to discover a one hour wait for a table but "try your luck at the bar" option. Hovering like starving vultures, a couple... More 

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Aliso Viejo, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Good restaurant and good food, but service was slow. Prices are higher than other restaurants that serve the same kind of food with the same quality.

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Queretaro, Mexico
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109 reviews 109 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

It's a nice place if you want to eat something different, it's a Hawaiian fusion restaurant, but to me it was more like a international kind of food with sushi, nothing special about it.

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Chicago, Illinois
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102 reviews 102 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Had a informal friendly dinner with a business friend. I have been to few Roy’s in the country and this one is not too big – It was a Monday evening so fairly quiet and we use the high top table in the bar. Being before 7pm we had the happy hours drinks and few appetizers from the early hours... More 

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newport coast, california
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23 reviews 23 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

At the last minute, the kids and I decided to take out my husband for his birthday and per his request, to Roy's. The receptionist on the phone was very friendly and accommodating so the evening seemed promising. We were seated in 10 minutes and the server also made an appearance within reasonable time. Kitchen: a different experience. It took... More 

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Additional Information about Roy's - Newport Beach

Address: 453 Newport Center Dr, Newport Beach, CA 92660
Phone Number: +1 949-640-7697
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Newport Beach
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Friday 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 30 - 30
Cuisine: Seafood, Pacific Rim

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