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“Roy's San Diego Waterfront”
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Roy's Restaurant
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Ranked #239 of 5,271 Restaurants in San Diego
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $10 - $30
Cuisines: Seafood
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Good for: Romantic, Special occasions
Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Private Dining, Reservations
Dining style: Fine Dining
Neighborhood: Downtown
Cross street: 1st Avenue
Transit: MTS Trolley stop across the street enar the Convention Center & Marriott Hotel & Marina
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 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.
Reviewed September 13, 2013

For fine dining, definitely worth a visit for at least one evening meal. If you sit outside, bring a sweater or jacket. Good service and excellent menu. Very accommodating. Excellent quality.

1  Thank JacqueJ-C
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Reviewed September 12, 2013

Beautiful location overlooking the bay. We enjoyed fresh sushi. The ahi melted in my mouth and the cocktails were strong

Thank Kathy R
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Reviewed September 11, 2013

We have eaten at several Roys restaurants and this one was quite average. I ordered the seafood rissotto for $35 and the portion wasn't much more than you would expect for an appetizer and lacked any seasoning. My partner did not want seafood or red meat but there was NO chicken on the menu, he ended up ordering a chicken breast with rice that was on the kids menu, it was average at best as well. Unfortunate as the location is so beautiful.

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Thank Peggy A
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Reviewed September 3, 2013

We've eaten at Roy's at the Pebble Beach resort and one on Kauai. We've never been disappointed in the food or service.

Thank MaxMidnight
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Reviewed September 3, 2013

Roy Yamaguchi's food is always Unique a Delicious.....Excellent Service.....Attentive Staff.....Have been to two of his restaurants in Hawaii....(Hawaii Kai & Waikoloa).....We just keep Coming Back whenever the Opportunity arises......Wish we had one in Canada

Thank Jacques V
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