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Roy's Hawaii Kai

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6600 Kalanianaole Hwy, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96825-1273
+1 808-396-9875
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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Sun 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Sat 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Roy's Hawaii Kai is outside of Waikiki so its an effort if your staying there to get to this restaurant. But the crowd, ambiance, and mood is appreciated and distant from the touristy feel of the other location on the island. The servers and staff are warm and inviting, but the surprise of the evening was the Rib Eye... although... More 

Thank Arthur L
Washougal, Washington
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71 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Our family visited Roy's for Thanksgiving dinner. We were seated in a private room on the second floor. The view was amazing, as one wall is made up of windows. They didn't have a special menu for the day, so we ordered from their usual menu, which was fine with us, as we love Roy's food, having visited the Lewers... More 

Thank Mamashu
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59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I had a dinner here with a large group catered in a private dining room. I felt SORRY for our Host as the food was dismal--horrible meat, overcooked and tough, slime-y overdressed teeny salad, tasteless sugary desserts and COLD coffee--stone COLD. The waiters were smiles and attentive but they could not make the food any better. I got teriyaki with... More 

Thank A H
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The food here is excellent for any seafood. Inventive dishes, slightly too large portions. The noise level is a problem as we were seated near a very loud and huge group. I think restaurants need to make areas for people who are partying versus people who are foursomes, for example.

Thank CescaZ255
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50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and kept ordering small plates and the Sushi's were great! Rich in flavor and very fresh as you would expect. We also love the consistency of top choices, freshness and creative culinarily attentiveness. The ribs where spot on! More, more and more. The down side, getting too full. A tradition for you is the chocolate soufflé. A must!... More 

Thank jim b
Norwich, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went here as a massive treat and for our 2nd year anniversary. We had the set menu which was 3 courses for $50 without wine or $70 with wine. We didn't have wine we had alcohol free cocktails as I was driving which were lovely. I had 2 and my partner had 1 and the bill was $120 without... More 

Thank kimie366
Eugene, Oregon
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice menu, easy to understand. Great service. Friendly, prompt, attractive staff. A little pricey, but the location makes up for it. I'll be back

Thank scott c
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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 28, 2016 via mobile

Dinner for 2 on 10/28/2016 outdoor seating with our favorite person, Carmen. She has been accommodating and absolutely amazing for as long as we have been coming here. Carmen is one of the main reasons why we continue to be loyal customers. This was our first time eating outdoors and it was refreshing experience with their world class service. The... More 

Thank Joseph S
San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 28, 2016

It's been a few years since I ate here, but I knew that since my wife and I were coming to Oahu for the first time together, we just had to eat at the original Roy's! We had just gotten off the plane, checked into our hotel and dropped our stuff off, then came straight to the restaurant. The ambiance... More 

Thank Junlong T
Tokyo, Japan
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 27, 2016 via mobile

Ok, I get this whole crazy world of litigation and whining customers. I run a 1300 room resort so I live my share of disgruntled unhappiness guest life everyday. But really? You charge me $40 for an entree and I have to fill out (really, you have to write this yourself) an elementary school xerox form to the Chef telling... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$35 - $80
Seafood, Sushi, American, Asian, Polynesian, Hawaiian, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining
Good for
Romantic, Families with children, Scenic view, Bar scene, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6600 Kalanianaole Hwy, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96825-1273
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Oahu  >  Honolulu
  • Phone Number: +1 808-396-9875

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?