We started eating at Roy's years ago when they were just a local restaurant in Hawaii. Yes, they are now part of a major chain but the food is still wonderful. We just recently stayed at the Marriott and had dinner again at Roy's. It's been a while since we've had dinner at this location; we've often caught the happy hour appetizers instead. This time we enjoyed a wonderful dinner. The Ahi appetizer was a melt-in-your-mouth treat. Everything was very good and service was terrific. However, the shining star of the night was my husband's lobster pot pie. It may sound strange but it certainly isn't the pot pie your grandmother made! The few bites I had were the highlight of the evening, although my husband wasn't too willing to share!
I prefer independent, unique restaurants so I take my hat off to the Outback group for maintaining Roy's "independent, unique" feel. We almost felt like the original Roy was going to come walking through the door. We will definitely eat at Roy's again when we stay at the JW.
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