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Roy's Restaurant

333 W Harbor Dr, San Diego, CA 92101-7709
+1 619-239-7697
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good30%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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American, Seafood, Sushi, Polynesian, Hawaiian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
333 W Harbor Dr, San Diego, CA 92101-7709
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Service was impeccable, waiters were thoughtful and tried to not waste food left over by our event. Ribs were delicious

Thank colleen a
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant was very nice. I had the calamari and it is done like a Chinese dish and looked as great as it tasted. The view is definitely a plus. It is a more expensive restaurant but worth it!

Thank Marsha41
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Starting out with a Roy's signature Mai tai was the way to go for me. My wife began with a well-appointed Pinot Noir. The Kung Pao Calamari appetizer, a local Roy's creation, is unlike any Calamari appetizer we have ever had. It's not just fried...More

Thank Russ R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I don’t have words to explain how delicious is this place. Best hawaiian restaurant in San Diego, probably in the world. Totally recommended and it worth it!!!!

Thank jctrimino
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped in for lunch since this is adjacent to the Marriott Marquis where we are staying. Positives: the property was pretty and the food wasn’t terrible but wasn’t great either. We were seated indoors next to a window as we requested. It took at least...More

Thank terryjd
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had a nice dinner here on a business trip. Outside seating overlooking the harbor was very pleasant. Normally not a huge fan of hotel restaurants but this was quite good. Recommend the shellfish sampler and a glass of Oregon Pinot Noir. Tasty lime tart for...More

Thank 215jefft
Reviewed 9 October 2018

I had somewhat high expectations, but was not impressed after eating at Roy's. It's expensive and the ambience leaves a lot to be desired. Not only that, but our waiter was unimpressive. He came by rarely, was super casual (which I am normally fine with,...More

Thank trigg c
Reviewed 9 October 2018 via mobile

Had lunch there last week. Sat out on the patio. Great view. Food was solid. Loved my tequila flight.

Thank PaulStreiff
Reviewed 1 October 2018 via mobile

First time here on the water front near our hotel. A short walk from the Hilton and we were seated under the stars with a heater taking the chill out of the air. Waiting on us was Chris who was kind, nice, knowledgeable about the...More

Thank msdet1529
Reviewed 30 September 2018

Three of us came here for a business lunch, and we all had the pre-fixed menu. I had the salmon for entree, and it was well prepared, but the dessert - coconut panna cotta was heavenly! The location can’t be beat — Eating lunch in...More

Thank MACHERI0611
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31 August 2018|
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Response from silkandsweettea | Reviewed this property |
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7 June 2016|
Response from CMHCBB2011 | Reviewed this property |
They are very accommodating if you have dietary requests. I would recommend contacting them directly.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 30
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, View, Child-friendly, Romantic, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 333 W Harbor Dr, San Diego, CA 92101-7709
    (1st Avenue)
  • Public Transportation: MTS Trolley stop across the street enar the Convention Center & Marriott Hotel & Marina
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 619-239-7697
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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 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.
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