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Roy's - Desert Ridge

#40 of 2,448 Restaurants in Phoenix
Certificate of Excellence
Desert Ridge
American, Hawaiian, Pacific Rim, Seafood, Sushi, Asian, Polynesian
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5350 E Marriott Dr, inside the JW Marriott Desert Ridge Resort & Spa, Phoenix, AZ 85054 (East Pathfinder Drive)
+1 480-419-7697
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Dallas, Texas
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

After spending 4 days at the J.W Marriott, we ate at Roy's three times. Atmosphere is casual and you can enjoy drinks on the patio or inside to get away from the heat. Friday afternoon we enjoyed happy hour on the patio and enjoyed some live entertainment with a solo guitar performing for us. Food: We had the pork ribs... More 

Thank AngelikaKSears
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Service was excellent, food was very good. The appetizer was very good. They give you a bowl of edamame stop snack on while deciding on dinner.

Thank Phyllis A
University Place, Washington
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47 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Superb cuisine in a relaxed environment. Our sever was extremely knowledgeable of the entrees offered.

Thank feltisjs
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22 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The appetizers are truly first class, we ordered all of them and we were not disappointed. Read my review of the Marriott canyon springs for more info. A must go to place.

Thank Rocky S
Austin, Texas
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39 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We always enjoy Hawaiian Regional Cuisine at Roy's restaurants while in Hawaii or in different cities. The Desert Ridge was no exception! Service was excellent and the food was too. We had lobster pot stickers which were quite good and so we're all our fish dishes!

Thank Hunt4game
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121 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I always hate it when the server comes to the table and proceeds to describe the menu to you. I am sure this is policy but it starts the evening off on the wrong foot. If I need help with the menu, I will ask for it. As for the food, we each had an appetizer and then shared the... More 

Thank odie1
Upper Peninsula, Michigan
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32 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was my first experience with a Roy's restaurant and I went in with little expectation or knowledge of this chain. I was pleasantly surprised with the lovely atmosphere and nice solid menu choices. I did find it to be a bit pricey, but all in all very good. I had the beef sliders (on the bar menu) and they... More 

Thank carribeancruising
Salem, Oregon
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Consistently great; in quality of ingredients, preparation, flavor and excellent service. This visit I tried the Scallops; highly recommended. On another evening I did the prix fixe menu which included dynamite shrimp appetizer (awesome!), sea bass entree, and of course chocolate soufle for dessert. You just can't go wrong BF had short ribs one night and Thai Chicken the other;... More 

Thank shalisa22
Atlanta, Georgia
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89 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had flown all day and finally arrived at the JW Marriott - we were there for a business conference - we were sorta beat and we inquired with the hotel about a nice restaurant not too far away where we could get some "real - non airplane food". They smiled and recommended "Roy's" - right there at the hotel... More 

Thank LouisB1954
Monument, CO, United States
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27 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a very nice meal here with friends who like to dine a Roys. It was our first time and a real treat for us. We loved the edamame beans instead of bread!

Thank Raymond Y

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$10 - $30
American, Hawaiian, Pacific Rim, Seafood, Sushi, Asian, Polynesian
Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Romantic, Large groups, Business meetings, Families with children, Special occasions
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5350 E Marriott Dr, inside the JW Marriott Desert Ridge Resort & Spa, Phoenix, AZ 85054
    (East Pathfinder Drive)
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Central Arizona  >  Phoenix>  > Desert Ridge
  • Neighborhood: Desert Ridge
  • Phone Number: +1 480-419-7697
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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