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Roy's Pasadena

€€€€, Hawaiian, American
641 E Colorado Blvd, Pasadena, CA 91101-2005
+1 626-356-4066
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good29%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Polynesian, Hawaiian, American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
641 E Colorado Blvd, Pasadena, CA 91101-2005
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I always enjoy myself here..the food is delicious (short ribs are a favorite), and the service is typically good. Last Sunday however, the place was super-busy...we were told when we checked in that they were 'running behind' so we waited at the bar for a...More

Thank caryleach
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place has a 'pseudo-whatever' menu with very limited selections. The prices are far in excess of the quality. service was quite good, and the wine list was good.

Thank Grognard
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stopped at Roy's for a bite to eat before attending a play at the Pasadena Playhouse; it was a Saturday night, and they offered a marvelous drink and appetizer combo. We had the Canoe appetizer for two, which was a fantastic array of food, including...More

Thank DonaldYokum
Reviewed 23 September 2017

We were in town for a wedding and were on our own the first night. The tiki torches outside "Roy's" caught our eye. We had last visited a Roy's in Maui and had a good experience so we decided this was out spot for dinner....More

Thank Brian C
Reviewed 23 September 2017

We had lunch at Roy's and 2 of us had the lunch plates, miso soup a very fresh salad,pineapple rice served with prime rib,very tasty, good combination, nice size and we also good some fabulous cookies to follow as part of the plate, lovely chewy...More

Thank bowmansng123
Reviewed 21 September 2017

Was here for the Justin wine dinner and as usual, the food was spectacular (Thanks to Adam), the service spot on, the wine was great (as Justin always is)... Sad news for me as the managing partner who treats my wife and I like VIP...More

Thank markj4golf
Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

What a wonderful find. We were looking for a casual place for a family dinner while visiting in Pasadena. My sons steak was done to perfection. Tender and juicey. Ihad the tiger prawns they were great. My wife and I split a wedge salad. That...More

Thank David S
Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

I have heard the expression "simply superb" over the years but, have never used this term to describe a restaurant until now. Our lunch was wholesome, healthy, and perfectly prepared. This was only my second visit to Roy's and based upon this experience, I'll definitely...More

Thank Summervacationeer
Reviewed 6 September 2017

I have given Roy's 2 tries- once for dinner and once for lunch. Both meals were mediocre and overpriced. I prefer fine dining so price isn't an issue if the food is high quality and delicious but I felt like I was eating at any...More

1  Thank Tori L
Reviewed 17 August 2017

We had reservations for Saturday brunch to celebrate my son's high school graduation that morning. The menu looked good on the website and the service was good. But the food did not meet expectations especially the 'eggs Benedict' style seafood dishes. The eggs were way...More

Thank 516madelines
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John H
21 September 2016|
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Response from helenyamahata | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure if they have a summer prix fix menu, but they do have a happy hour. A while back, I had a Travelzoo coupon that worked like a prix fix menu.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Valet Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
16:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 641 E Colorado Blvd, Pasadena, CA 91101-2005
    (North El Molino Avenue)
  • Public Transportation: Located in front of our restaurant on Colorado Blvd.
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Pasadena
  • Phone Number: +1 626-356-4066
  • E-mail
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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