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Roy's

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American, Seafood, Hawaiian, Pacific Rim
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71959 Highway 111, Rancho Mirage, CA 92270 (44th Avenue)
+1 760-340-9044
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11:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Thu - Fri 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Sat - Wed 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Dessert, Drinks, Late Night, Private Dining, Reservations
Description: Blending classic techniques with adventurous Pacific Rim flavors, culinary...
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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Visitor rating
  • 229
    Excellent
  • 84
    Very good
  • 38
    Average
  • 11
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Excellent experience from valet through dessert

The service, food and ambiance was 5 star. We were in the Desert for a week, going out for fine dining nightly. This was by far the best restaurant we visited. Don't miss it. It is perfect for special occasions.

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 27, 2015
debekada
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Seattle, Washington
Good for:
  • Doing business
  • Special occasions
  • Large groups
  • Romantic
  • Entertaining clients
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366 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Seattle, Washington
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

The service, food and ambiance was 5 star. We were in the Desert for a week, going out for fine dining nightly. This was by far the best restaurant we visited. Don't miss it. It is perfect for special occasions.

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Kailua, Hawaii
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47 reviews 47 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

What was so cool, I went to Roy's he first opened in Hawaii Kai in the late 80's and the Manager at Rancho Mirage grew up there, worked back then and now in RM... How cool was that? Service Excellent... and my favorite the chocolate decadence,,,, which you have to order in beginning... I loved the Mahi Mahi the best... More 

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Rancho Mirage, California
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

I have to go here whenever I'm in the Palm Springs area...the happy hour at 4:30 is absolutely the best. Dining in the restaurant is a special occasion as the staff are knowledgeable and on point. They remember us as regular diners here. Last of all the cuisine is always fantastic.

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Denver, Colorado
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13 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

I love this particular location of Roy's restaurants. Over the time's I've traveled to this area of the country, they are consistently delicious. The fish I had was fresh, the sauce delicate and well balanced. What is a visit here without ordering the ribs? Smokey, bites of heaven on a bone. I can't wait to come back.

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Senior Contributor
42 reviews 42 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

We were so lucky to get a bunch of great referrals on our last visit to Palm Springs - and this was one of them. A couple from Portland, that we played Silver Rock with, suggested it. Right on 111, we're driven by it many times before, not we know to stop. I started with a Mai Tai. I've sampling... More 

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Top Contributor
72 reviews 72 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

When we went in November we had the sushi roll of a lifetime. So delicious! So we came back wanting the same one. We found out they didn't have it. Everything we ordered was still delicious but not as good as our previous experience. They also didn't have the sable fish anymore wish was incredible and we were really looking... More 

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New York City, New York
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82 reviews 82 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

We have been going to Roys all over the country for many years. My wife and I are big fans, but this time, it felt as if I were in a franchise restaurant. The service was very good, drinks were good, but the food was only fair. WE would not go back.

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Indio, California
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105 reviews 105 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

We dined at Roy's after going to the movies. Dinner was very good. Curt your server was well informed on how the food was prepared. I has the seared ahi as an appetizer and my wife had a shrimp salad. Both were good. She had another appetizer which were their ribs and they were tasty. I had Roy's Trio. Salmon,... More 

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Edmonton, AB
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42 reviews 42 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

Best meal on our holiday. It is called Hawaiian Infusion and was very tasty. We had never tried Roy's before and found the food to be very tasty and the service to be quite good and relaxed. We had decided at the last minute to come to Roy's and booked it online on the way there. We were seated immediately... More 

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Coeur d'Alene, Idaho
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178 reviews 178 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
91 helpful votes 91 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

We ate at this Roy's for the first time last night. We had a reservation so we had no wait. We were seated near the kitchen and it was quite noisy but I don't think it would have been quiet anywhere you sat. That was the only negative. We were immediately given a bowl of edamame to snack on that... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 71959 Highway 111, Rancho Mirage, CA 92270
    (44th Avenue)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  California Desert  >  Rancho Mirage
  • Phone Number: +1 760-340-9044

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 30
  • Cuisine: American, Seafood, Hawaiian, Pacific Rim

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Fine Dining
  • Good for: Doing business, Special occasions, Large groups, Romantic, Entertaining clients

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.
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?