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Roy's

#446 of 7,635 Restaurants in Chicago
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720 N State St, Chicago, IL 60654-3820 (Corner of Superior and State Street.)
+1 312-787-7599
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16:00 - 23:00
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Sun 16:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 16:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 16:00 - 23:00
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Hull, Massachusetts
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991 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 301 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2016 via mobile

If it's cold outside, DO NOT sit near the windows unless you want your feet to get frostbite. The service was good, and most of the food as well. They were very good about making sure dietary restrictions were addressed. The lobster bisque and shrimp tempura roll were spectacular. My wife's tofu was not worth ordering ever again (no flavor).... More 

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York, South Carolina
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169 reviews
133 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016

I attended a business dinner at this restaurant. I sampled appetizers, lobster bisque, butter fish, and dessert. Everything was excellent. The lobster bisque was a bit different than others I've had because it had a bit of spiciness to it which I liked. The butter fish was as good as any fish I have had. Together with some good wine... More 

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Highland Park, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 183 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016

We had a lovely family meal here the night after Thanksgiving. For full disclosure we had a Travelzoo for a prix fixe dinner for four. There were five of us. Our son just ordered off the menu and was extremely pleased with his meal. For the Travelzoo we had the chicken spring rolls, grilled Cesar salad, choice of entree and... More 

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Springfield, Illinois
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883 reviews
565 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016

Nice Hawaiian Fusion cuisine and having been to the Original in Honolulu, this is one is just as good without the travel miles. Service has been described by other travelers as slow and I agree. But the food preparation and meals are excellent. Their cod dish was delicious and you must not leave without having the Chocolate Souffle. Keep in... More 

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Madison, Wisconsin
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2016 via mobile

First of all, this is a really nice restaurant that is actually kids friendly. That is not always easy to find. We had an array of appetizers with a canoe of 2. We went there from a recommendation from a friend to try the butterfish. We were not disappointed. It was really delicious and properly cooked just right. Love their... More 

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Park Ridge
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

Can't complain about the quality of food. Both appetizers and mains were very good. When a meal for two costs $200 however, I expect the service to be very good as well and it just wasn't. Our young waiter was friendly and helpful but drinks were delivered slowly and not as ordered. Water glasses were left unfilled and empty appetizer... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016

I had a business dinner there to meet a colleague and the dining experience was pretty bad. The waiter was kind of fake friendly, probably because he was uncomfortable with the huge delays in the kitchen. The excuse was that they had several private dining parties - which to me is not an excuse for a restaurant. Also the place... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

This was a first time at this establishment and found to be an excellent and unique evening. Although this was quite a busy night and the noise level was very high we did enjoy the evening. The Hawaiian fusion menu was very good. Very recognizable dishes that were uniquely prepared. We mixed a variety of appetizers before ordering the main... More 

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Palatine, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

One of our favorite places to eat, the food is wonderful, waiter had many suggestions. However, if you want some of their "price fix," deals you have to ask. Don't understand why we waited for 15 minutes for the waiter, on a Sunday night at 6:30 when the place was not busy.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

The food is wonderful but the dessert it the reason I go to Roy's. You have to try the Roy's Melting Hot Chocolate Souffle.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 6 - US$ 30
Cuisine
Hawaiian, Seafood, Sushi, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
16:00 - 21:00
Monday
16:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
16:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
16:00 - 22:00
Thursday
16:00 - 22:00
Friday
16:00 - 23:00
Saturday
16:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 720 N State St, Chicago, IL 60654-3820
    (Corner of Superior and State Street.)
  • Public Transportation: EL train stop 1 block north at Chicago and State.
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago
  • Phone Number: +1 312-787-7599
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 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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?