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Roy's Pasadena

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641 E Colorado Blvd, Pasadena, CA 91101-2005 (North El Molino Avenue)
+1 626-356-4066
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5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Pasadena, CA
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106 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went for HH before going to the Pasadena Playhouse. The menu is full of delicious dishes around $7, beer $3, wine $7, well drinks $5. Highly Recommend if you are around the Playhouse District

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Pasadena, California
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Roy's has a great atmosphere and fine menu for meetings or celebrating special occasions. It is a bit expensive but worth it. They have an extensive menu and great selection of wines.

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los angeles ca
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32 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Came here for my bday dinner. I wanted to see what the hype is all about. I ordered Chillean Seabass...the fish was cooked perfect but the sauce was so salty! I really should've told them but I dind't want to be difficult that night since it's my bday and just wanted to enjoy my dinner with my whole family. I... More 

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Los Angeles, CA
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96 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
Reviewed March 19, 2017

For a meal before a show at the Pasadena Playhouse (1/2 block away), a friend suggested Roys. It was a family event and I trustingly reserved for 7 people. On the day of the meal, I looked it up and was distressed to see it is called "Roy's Hawaiian Fusion." Oh boy, I groaned, this'll be a loser. Nope, it... More 

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Thank tmbrod
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed March 13, 2017 via mobile

We used to go there all the time with my children. We've had many birthday parties there for my children. There is a New restaurant manager now that changed the whole culture of the servers. I didn't like the service and they changed the menu and the price went up. I won't go there anymore. There is no more friendly... More 

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Reno, Nevada
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227 reviews
124 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed March 5, 2017

We were in Pasadena for a business conference and we took a couple clients out to dinner. The food was excellent right down to dessert. This was my first visit to this location and it was perfect. Also, it was within walking distance from our hotel, which made the evening very convenient as well.

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Thank TahoeNVTravelers
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed March 4, 2017

Roy's is one of our favorite places to eat. We live in Las Vegas so that's the location we usually dine at. This was our first visit to this particular Roy's. It was WONDERFUL!!!

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Thank Gwendolyn P
Los Osos, California
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238 reviews
174 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed March 2, 2017

Roy's has wonderful offerings for Happy Hour food at very low prices. The drink prices were not as low but if you want a small plate dinner and not too much to drink you can get a nice dinner for two for under $50.00. The best of the appetizers we tried were the fried Sushi Roll and the BBQ Ribs.

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Alhambra, California
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39 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed February 25, 2017

I had the beef short rib with mashed potato's and it was amazing. My wife had the shrimp skewer and it was OK,, but a bit too spicy for her taste. The drinks are always good as is the service. I actually bought a goupon so we got a little break on the price, but expect to pay on the... More 

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Los Angeles, California, United States
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed January 22, 2017

Best sincere approach to fine dining service I've seen. Roy's is my "go-to" place for special occasions. Fantastic signature and specialty cocktails are part of this company's brand. The 1988, a pomegranate and lychee libation named with homage to the company's founding year, will have you hooked. It certainly got me looking for a happy hour. Found it! And it's... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$10 - $30
Cuisine
Polynesian, Hawaiian, American, Seafood, Asian, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Valet Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Romantic, Large groups, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Bar scene, Business meetings, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 641 E Colorado Blvd, Pasadena, CA 91101-2005
    (North El Molino Avenue)
  • Public Transportation: Located in front of our restaurant on Colorado Blvd.
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Pasadena
  • Phone Number: +1 626-356-4066
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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