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Roy's - Desert Ridge

5350 E Marriott Dr, inside the JW Marriott Desert Ridge Resort & Spa, Phoenix, AZ 85054
+1 480-419-7697
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good27%
  • Average14%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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American, Seafood, Sushi, Polynesian, Hawaiian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
5350 E Marriott Dr, inside the JW Marriott Desert Ridge Resort & Spa, Phoenix, AZ 85054
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Went here with friends. The restaurant is located in the J.W. Marriott resort. Valet parking is validated at the restaurant so you can drive to resort entrance doors. Ordered drinks on the patio for 'aloha hour' while waiting for our dinner reservation. Atmosphere was visually...More

Thank GrandFan13
Reviewed 6 days ago

We were at the JW on vacation and thought staying at the hotel for dinner at Roy's would be a treat. Very, very average meal. We were in Phoenix for 5 nights and Roy's was the least interesting meal we had.

Thank Nora S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It’s been a long time since I’ve been to Roy’s and I try not to eat at Roy’s on the mainland but it’s attached to the hotel. I was surprised at how good it was. Service was real good and the food was good.

Thank CarnivoreGunter_TX
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

There’s always a good mix of people from all over staying in JW Marriott. A nice local singer/guitar player performs on Friday’s. Great to sit at fire pit and enjoy cocktails and appetizers. Menu changes every so often. Staple favorites: Parmesan fries, LOVED the Mac...More

Thank XSNRG87
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have been fans for Roy Yamaguchi's restaurants for decades, starting with the long-standing store in Hawaii Kai and the Honolulu downtown store (now closed). We have dined at Roy's outlets in the islands and the mainland. We were surprised to find out that Roy...More

1  Thank GerryC1234
Reviewed 5 February 2018 via mobile

Visited with friends seafood great. Started with happy hour drinks and appetizers at the bar then to dinner. Waiter very attentive food excellent

1  Thank hollymuff21
Reviewed 4 February 2018

The service was amazing, Food was superb Our server was able to tell us food options, flavours and provide us with great recommendations

Thank balicatgirl
Reviewed 4 February 2018

Nice to celebrate a special occasion especially when weather cool enough to sit outside. A little pricey for everyday eating.

Thank Theodore D
Reviewed 29 January 2018

Following the Fiesta Bowl, our family retreated back to the JW Marriott and had a celebration dinner at Roy's. The service was top notch and the food was fantastic. My wife and I split the Rib-eye for two. The meat was prepared to perfection. Our...More

Thank TempleBob
Reviewed 28 January 2018

A super restaurant part of JW Marriott, located in the lower lobby. A table for 7 proved not to be a problem and it is one of the one place in Phoenix that has asked if anyone has an allergy, which I do. Very well...More

Thank Joy P
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5 February 2017|
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Response from OSUfanHouston | Reviewed this property |
Call Roy's in advance or call the Hotel's concierge to gain their assistance to plan the perfect celebration, happy birthday.
thomas r
16 December 2016|
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Response from drbking | Reviewed this property |
Yes, very good pricing on appetizers and drinks
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 30
Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5350 E Marriott Dr, inside the JW Marriott Desert Ridge Resort & Spa, Phoenix, AZ 85054
    (East Pathfinder Drive)
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Central Arizona  >  Phoenix>  > Desert Ridge
  • Neighbourhood: Desert Ridge
  • Phone Number: +1 480-419-7697
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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 around the world ever since. Indulge in one of our spectacular cocktails or choose a glass from our award-winning wine list while you discover the fresh ingredients and outstanding seafood, expertly prepared by our local chefs that made us famous.
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