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Roy's Restaurant

641 East Colorado Boulevard, Pasadena, CA 91101
+1 626-356-4066
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Ranked #18 of 591 Restaurants in Pasadena
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $6 - $30
Hours:
Sun 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Seafood, Pacific Rim
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Good for: Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night, Private Dining
Dining style: Fine Dining
Cross street: North El Molino Avenue
Transit: Located in front of our restaurant on Colorado Blvd.
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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The Hague, The Netherlands
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57 reviews 57 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

Well located in downtown Pasadena, with a great menu of Hawaiian fushion with a seafood bias blending Asian and European styles to produce delicious excellent quality dishes. Not a cheap venue but excellent service and ideal for solo, groups couples as well as business lunches or dinners. Thoroughly enjoyed my dinner and look forward to returning.

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Top Contributor
51 reviews 51 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

Came here with family for a dinner .. Great appetizers and good selection of food. Even there kids menu is great ... Lots of fun options which is not usually the case with kids menu Great night altogether

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La Canada Flintridge, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

Ate here last night for the very first time and it was a great meal. The ribs were to die for....the truffle mac and cheese melted in your mouth and the three piece fish entree was incredible. Jeff, our waiter, was spot on with his service and his knowledge of the food and wine menus. Little street parking around but... More 

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La Habra, California
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Three of the four of us had a wonderful meal at Roy's. The Steak, the Tempura Sea Bass and the Mahi Mahi were excellent as usual. The Thai Style Chicken on the other hand was truly not able to be eaten. There were Chicken pin feathers and hair all over the the Chicken. However, once management saw the chicken, they... More 

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Altadena, California
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21 reviews 21 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

we were coming back from a fantastic trip in Maui and I guess we were looking for the same kind of food experience we had while there...oh boy how disappointed we were: the food was mostly blend, tasteless or too fatty...the restaurant was packed and very loud, not a pleasant experience

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Burbank, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Ate here last night for the first time and LOVED it. The food was fantastic and the service was attentive yet not annoying. This place is pricey but if you're looking for a special occasion or willing to throw a few bucks at a great meal... go for it! You only live once! If Ono in on the menu... order... More 

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Pasadena, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

I really wanted to like this restaurant and have waited a long time to try it. I love Hawaii and all things Hawaiian. I tried the "trio" with three types of fish. Also two different appetizers, dumplings and a wierd fried-pork bun thing. Did not care for any of it. The pork bun was so fatty I could not eat... More 

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Monterey Park, Ca
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36 reviews 36 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

We have been this Roy's restaurant several times before. This is the first time that we were disappointed. We shared the vegetable eggroll as an appetizer.They were served hot and delicious. We shared 2 fish entrees, the tempura sea bass and butterfish. The butterfish had excellent texture, moist and very tasty. But, the sea bass tasted old and not fresh.... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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180 reviews 180 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

I've been to many of the other Roy's restaurants around the West Coast and Hawaii, but this was my first time to the Pasadena location. I'm on their email list so once in a while a deal comes along, this deal was $25 off $50. I was meeting a friend for dinner that lives near Pasadena so we took advantage... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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40 reviews 40 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

My husband and I dined at Roy's on September 4, 2014, to celebrate our anniversary. Roy's exceeded our expectations. Anthony, our waiter, has attentive and polite. Our food was magnificent. We shared the red curry chicken samosas appetizer which was spectacular. It came with three puffy samosas. We shared two different entrees: the Roy's trio with three types of fish... More 

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Additional Information about Roy's Restaurant

Address: 641 East Colorado Boulevard, Pasadena, CA 91101
Phone Number: +1 626-356-4066
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Pasadena
Open Hours:
Sunday 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 6 - 30
Cuisine: Seafood, Pacific Rim

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