We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Roy's Restaurant

Reserve a Table
Mon, 12/10
8:00 PM
2
214
All photos (214)
Certificate of Excellence

Ratings and reviews

Certificate of Excellence2014 - 2018 Winner
RATINGS
Food
Service
Value
Atmosphere

Food and ambience

Local cuisine, Seafood, Sushi, Hawaiian, American, Vegetarian Friendly
Special occasions, Romantic, Scenic view, Large groups, Bar scene

Location and contact

Menu

3 oz. $28
6 oz. $50
Bottle $180
Don Melchor - Cabernet Sauvignon Maipo Valley, Chile 2012
This wine represents an assemblage of Cabernet Sauvignon and Cabernet Franc originating from 7 distinct, yet contiguous sub-divided blocks with vines ranging from 25-30 years of age.
3 oz. $18
6 oz. $30
Bottle $110
Catena Alta - Malbec Mendoza, Argentina 2012
Two decades ago the wine making team of Catena began an investigation focused on specially selected, high altitude vineyards with the best fruit. The Alta is an assemblage of these historic rows which create a wine that is layered and complex, yet concentrated and nuanced.
3 oz. $20
6 oz. $36
Bottle $130
Justin Isosceles - Paso Robles, California 2013
This wine has been the flagship and benchmark of quality in California's Central Coast. It is a balance of generous, approachable fruit and complex flavors from Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc and Merlot.
3 oz. $22
6 oz. $40
Bottle $145
Caymus - Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley, California 2014
The long hang time allows the Caymus Cabernets their highly regarded abundant but velvety tannins. Rich, dense and opulent flavors and texture give the wine a lasting impression.
About
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 and beverage around the world ever since. Join us tonight in San Diego, CA to discover the fresh ingredients and outstanding seafood, expertly prepared by our local chefs that made us famous.
PRICE RANGE
$10-$30
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
CUISINES
Seafood, Sushi, Hawaiian, American
FEATURES
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Reviews (771)
Filter reviews
725 results
Traveler rating
370
211
97
31
16
Traveler type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
370
211
97
31
16
Show reviews that mention
All reviews butterfish pineapple upside down cake sushi roy's trio fish trio mahi mahi edamame spring rolls ribs salad steak lobster bisque rice hawaiian fusion san diego waterfront lobster pot stickers marriott marquis
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 725 reviews
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Right next to convention center overlooking San Diego Bay. Food was excellent. Interesting cocktails. Great appetizer sampler platter. I had their special Alaskan black cod. Wife got Hawaiian Ono. Both well prepared. Pineapple upside down-cake for dessert. New Zealand Sauvignon blanc & an Oregon Pinot...More

Thank S7139VEjimg
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Roy's restaurant was full of people when we visited this place. We have to wait 20 minutes to get our table even that we had made our reservation beforehand. The dinner was tasty and the waitress was very polite. Nice bar outside. The restaurant...More

Thank Mielikki68
Reviewed 1 week ago

Where yesterday there for dinner with a group of 30. W/o prior notice we were seated outside despite chilly temperture. Staff was very obviously overwhelmed with us. Took painful long until we got food. Servers were only seldom available to take orders for new drinks....More

1  Thank kramelow
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

There is certainly a positive difference in this restaurant. Nice atmosphere, service with attentive staff and a spectacular menu. Most positive point for my choice: black cod from Alaska. I strongly recommend

1  Thank Mocreu
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I had never been to a Roys Fusion before and it was so close, actually connected via a walkway to our Hotel my wife suggested having dinner there. We were seated with a view of the waterfront and walking path on the marina. Roys has...More

Thank DisneyJoe
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Service was impeccable, waiters were thoughtful and tried to not waste food left over by our event. Ribs were delicious

Thank colleen a
Reviewed November 2, 2018 via mobile

This restaurant was very nice. I had the calamari and it is done like a Chinese dish and looked as great as it tasted. The view is definitely a plus. It is a more expensive restaurant but worth it!

Thank Marsha41
Reviewed October 28, 2018

Starting out with a Roy's signature Mai tai was the way to go for me. My wife began with a well-appointed Pinot Noir. The Kung Pao Calamari appetizer, a local Roy's creation, is unlike any Calamari appetizer we have ever had. It's not just fried...More

Thank Russ R
Reviewed October 27, 2018 via mobile

I don’t have words to explain how delicious is this place. Best hawaiian restaurant in San Diego, probably in the world. Totally recommended and it worth it!!!!

Thank jctrimino
Reviewed October 20, 2018 via mobile

Stopped in for lunch since this is adjacent to the Marriott Marquis where we are staying. Positives: the property was pretty and the food wasn’t terrible but wasn’t great either. We were seated indoors next to a window as we requested. It took at least...More

Thank terryjd
View more reviews
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
simsjo
August 30, 2018|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from silkandsweettea | Reviewed this property |
No, sorry!
0
Votes
Karinaruby
June 7, 2016|
Answer
Response from CMHCBB2011 | Reviewed this property |
They are very accommodating if you have dietary requests. I would recommend contacting them directly.
0
Votes
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing