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#45 of 1,875 Restaurants in Tampa
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4342 W Boy Scout Blvd, Tampa, FL 33607-5717 (N Manhattan Avenue)
+1 813-873-7697
17:00 - 22:30
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Sun - Wed 17:30 - 22:00
Thu - Fri 17:00 - 22:30
Sat 17:00 - 21:00
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Tampa Bay
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196 reviews
147 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I was expecting great things from this restaurant. I've heard good things over the years. We made reservations and got in on time. There were a few open tables but we were seated in the corner at a table for two. Our server was nice, friendly and energetic until he had a large group seated. He answered our questions and... More 

Thank boudta
Tampa, Florida
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64 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We had a really good experience last night for dinner here. Our server was very nice and personable. This was a Birthday dinner date and I called in advance to let them know. Not only did they bring out the Birthday dessert I requested, but they had a card and flowers waiting for us at the table when we arrived.... More 

Thank Tom M
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3 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Amazing service. We had Keith as our waiter and he provided clear, humorous, effective guidance as first-timers to Roy's. Tried the canoe - all appetizers I tried were delicious. Had the filet and shrimp and everyone else at the table thought they ordered the wrong thing! Perfectly cooked. The real star of the show was the chocolate souffle - excellent... More 

Thank Elizabeth S
Tampa, Florida
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5 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great service, great food, great wine list, great evening. We were treated like royalty in addition the staff took our picture and presented it to us after dining.

Thank michaeldhall
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The service at Roy's is first class. The good was awesome and the drinks were delightful. This spot would be nice for a romantic dinner dinner. Try the pineapple upside cake...sinful..

Thank Chevelle O
Land O Lakes, Florida
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56 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was our first time and we really enjoyed. We ordered the special including an appetizer, entree and desert. Drinks were pretty good as well. Kinda loud atmosphere but nonetheless perfect for casual and elegant dining. Bartender was great. Will definitely be back.

Thank AunieH
Waldorf, Maryland, United States
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52 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had never been to Roy's, But went out with coo-workers and to my delight this place was spectacular! Oddly enough the Manager had just rotated to Tampa from Baltimore, as stated I had never been here but struck up a conversation with the Manager (Ashlee) who also welcomed us with a variety sample plate. I've since went to the... More 

Thank Visitor-Waldorf
Seminole, Florida
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254 reviews
168 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

Went with a dozen including 4 little ones. They took excellent care of the kids feeding them quickly. The rest of us had various dishes which were all excellent. Try the 4 fish sampler. It was superb.

Thank jekcpa
Munster, Indiana
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 17 March 2017

2nd trip to this Roy's in about 3 yrs of visiting the area. went Valentine's Day, and although crowded and late getting seated. service was excellent and food fantastic. Sometimes it appears simple on the plate, but flavors are great! would recommend to impress a date. great wine selection

Thank James N
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83 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Met some friends whom we see infrequently. Roy's is a bit pricey. The food overall was good. The service was average.

Thank aquajean

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
American, Seafood, Sushi, Asian, Polynesian, Hawaiian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Private Dining
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:30
17:00 - 22:30
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4342 W Boy Scout Blvd, Tampa, FL 33607-5717
    (N Manhattan Avenue)
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Tampa
  • Phone Number: +1 813-873-7697
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 allow dogs on the outdoor patio?