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Roy's Hawaii Kai

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6600 Kalanianaole Hwy, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96825-1273
5:00 pm - 9:00 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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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We found Roy's by accident on the way back to Honolulu from A hike up Makapu'u Point. The restaurant is tucked away behind a Outback Steakhouse. We were seated in 5 minutes and had one of the most memorable meals we have ever had in our 3 visits to Hawaii. This is a "must visit" restaurant!!! Try the Pineapple Upside... More 

Thank Donald B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Once again, we visited Roy's for our anniversary and were treated like royalty. Stacy, our server, was very personable and attentive. After cocktails (the guava lemonade is very good), we had the crabcake appetizer (a little spicy for me, but my husband loved it). He had the Caesar salad and I had the Brussel sprouts and frisee salad, which was... More 

Thank PJHono
Oahu, Hawaii
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Roy's has great service and equally amazing seafood selections. I couldn't decide which fish I wanted so I got the sampler which included smaller portions of four different fish-- and that was perfect! I thought that was a really great idea that restaurants should look into incorporating because it gives patrons the opportunity to taste several dishes in one go.... More 

Thank KehWen
Norfolk, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have been in Hawaii for 3 weeks and have eaten at Roy's 4 times. It's convenient to where I'm staying and food is consistently great. The Miso Butterfish is awesome , so are the ribs, the Opah, Salmon, and mai tais'. Service is great - very attentive.

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I took my wife to Roy's in Hawaii Kai and we were treated to good service and even better food! For those of you visiting Oahu,make the drive outside Waikiki, it worth it! We called in the morning to make a reservation. A typical Saturday evening meal - 645 pm We started out with drinks and appetizers. I enjoyed a... More 

Thank Eric D
White Plains
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

What a great fresh and original seafood excellent this was. The fresh ahi tuna melted in your mouth. We had the butterfish that was very rich and amazing. We also had the opah that was our very favorite with amazing sauces. Wonderful dining experience with a beautiful presentation.

Thank Rnfox
Brooklyn, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 17, 2016 via mobile

Haven't been to Roy's in years, but took friends and family while visiting. The food continues to delight and the service is friendly. Their pupu platter was great to share and sample their fares. Although I'm not a fish person, those having their butterfish were very happy. A nice evening for special guests.

Thank VKInada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 16, 2016 via mobile

Roy's has to be one of the best restaurants I have ever had the pleasure to dine at. The food is spectacular. Plus, the service is second to none. Not to mention the view of the Pacific and Diamond Head was amazing.

Thank dianav642
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 15, 2016

No matter where we visit a Roy's we never leave disappointed. The Hawaii Kai location is considered the original Roy's location and has not only drop-dead food but a drop-dead view to match. You are going to find a much better view at this location than at the Waikiki location. The food is always great and this is one of... More 

Thank StylianosAlatsis
Woodbury, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 10, 2016 via mobile

Four of us ate dinner at the Waikiki restaurant. The food was excellent! Our server was far more knowledgeable than we would have expected, providing intricate details of each plate we were interested in. The blackened ahi was perfectly prepared and included exceptional sauces and vegetables. We chose pineapple upside down cake to share as a dessert, and it was... 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
American, Seafood, Sushi, 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
Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic, Scenic view, Bar scene, Business meetings, Families with children
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: 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?