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Roy's Waikiki Beach

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner
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APPETIZER​
$28.50
Roy's Style Dim Sum Canoe for Two
Baby back ribs, shrimp sticks, crispy mini crab cakes, chicken spring rolls and spicy tuna roll
$11.50
Crispy Chinatown Chicken Spring Rolls
Pineapple​ sweet and sour with spicy mustard sauces
$10.50
Spicy Shinsato Pork and Local Beef Potstickers
Hawaiian chili aioli, ko chu jang dipping sauce
$17.50
Roy's Original Crispy Blue Crab Cakes
Spicy sesame butter sauce
$14.50
Grilled Szechuan Spiced Baby Back Pork Ribs
$7.50
Sweet Home Waima-Nalo Salad
Nalo mesclun greens, english cucumbers, creamy herb vinaigrette
ENTREÉS​
$33.50
Roy's Classic Macadamia Nut Crusted Shutome
Waialua asparagus, maine lobster essence
$33.50
Jade Pesto Steamed Monchong
Chinese style sizzling soy sauce
$23.50
$41.50
Roy's Original Blackened Island Ahi
Spicy soy mustard and butter sauces
$19.50
$39.50
Hawaiian Style Misoyaki Butterfish
Sweet ginger wasabi beurre blanc
$14.50
$29.50
Hibachi Grilled Atlantic Salmon
Japanese cucumber and wakame salad, citrus ponzu sauce
$36.50
Roy's Beach Walk Trio
Hibachi salmon, macadamia nut crusted white fish, misoyaki butterfish
$30.50
Slow Braised Honey Mustard Grilled Beef Short Ribs
Nalo herb lyonnaise potatoes, lomi tomatoes, demi glace
PRIXE FIXE​
46.5
66.5
Blackened Ahi, Szechuan Baby Back Ribs, Chinatown Chicken Spring Roll
Hibachi Grilled Atlantic Salmon
Japanese​ cucumber and wakame salad, citrus ponzu sauce 3 oz zilliken forstmeister geltz riesling
Macadamia Nut Crusted White Fish
Waialua​ asparagus, maine lobster essence 3 oz roy’s “ohana reserve” santa barbara chardonnay
Slow Honey Mustard Grilled Beef Short Ribs
Nalo​ herb lyonnaise potatoes, lomi tomatoes, demi glace 3 oz duckhorn “decoy” napa valley cabernet sauvignon 3 oz ruggeri and c. “roy’s” private label prosecco, extra dry
WAIKIKI SUSHI​
$16.50
2 Tuna – 2 Spicy
Spicy tuna, big eye ahi, cucumber, masago, tempura flakes, peanut chili sauce
$16.50
Purple Rain-Bow
Assorted sashimi, tempura asparagus, avocado, cucumber, yukari, shiso, waikiki ponzu
$10.50
“Frying Dragon”
Unagi, avocado, miso butterfish, macadamia nut, spicy wasabi sauce
$16.50
Pretty Spicy Roll
Filet mignon, jalapeno and thai chili crusted ahi sashimi, sea asparagus, spicy sauce, vegetable X.O
$15.50
Black and Blue Crab
Cajun spiced soft shell crab, brie cheese, bacon, pickled nalo cucumber, jalapeno, house made mustard
$14.50
Da Hawaiian
Torched salted king salmon, pipikaula, hawaiian chili pepper water, pickled maui onion and ogo, lomi tomato
$15.50
Umami Unagi
Grilled​ scallion, enoki mushrooms, tempura unagi, local beef tataki, soy truffle butter
$16.50
Skinny Cali Roll
Creamy crab, avocado, cucumber, masago, butter lettuce, rice paper, thai dipping sauce
$17.50
Garlic Tuna
Tataki big eye ahi, roasted garlic cream cheese, crispy shrimp and sesame garlic sauce
$10.50
Vegan Roll
Spicy​ chickpea “tuna”, avocado, cucumber, asparagus, bubu arare, soy caramel
SASHIMI & NIGIRI​
$24.50
$12.00
Maguro
Big eye tuna
$16.50
$7.00
Shake (King Salmon)
$17.50
$7.50
Tai Snapper
Red snapper
$15.50
$6.50
Madako (Octopus)
$22.50
$10.50
Japanese Hamachi (Yellow Tail)
$20.50
$9.00
Kona Kampachi
Amberjack
$23.50
Nigiri Tasting
Chef’s nightly selection with complementing sauces
$30.50
Sashimi Moriawase
Chef’s nightly selection of assorted sashimi
SOMETHING A LITTLE DIFFERENT​
$23.50
Traditional Big Eye Ahi Poke
Maui onion, ogo, inamona, chili, hawaiian salt, green onion
$23.50
Poke “Tetsuyaki”
Traditional poke, hot iron seared with maui onions, mushrooms, soy dashi sauce
$9.50
Sugarland Farms Watermelon
“Poke”, thai style chili vinaigrette, nalo herbs, cucumber, puffed rice
$23.50
Hamachi and Kahuku Sea Asparagus Poke
Ogo,​ onions, sesame garlic soy sauce
$25.50
Kona Abalone and Prawn Chawan Mushi
Truffle tensuyu, dry land nursery micro herbs
$20.50
Sizzling Japanese Hamachi Sashimi
Ginger, jalapeno, maui onion, pickled vegetable X.O. Sauce, wakiki ponzu
$12.50
Kumamoto Oysters
Local grapefruit, shiso, hawaiian chili, cucumber, yuzu granita, roy’s prosecco
STARTERS​
$18.50
Manila Clams
Pancetta, roasted nalo anaheim peppers and herbs, gently braised in a white wine garlic nage
$19.50
Baked Kona Lobster
Big island goat cheese, black pepper port syrup, orange ginger rosemary butter
$15.50
Bacon and Eggs
Sous vide egg and pork belly, shrimp chips, kahuku sea asparagus, local tomato, chili nam pla vinaigrette
SOUPS & SALAD​
$8.50
Sweet Ewa Onion
“Soup”, traditionally baked with swiss cheese and toast
$10.50
Waikiki Fling
Dean okimoto’s mesclun greens, B.I. Goat cheese, candied pecans, fresh wasabi vinaigrette
$12.50
Kula Butter Leaf Lettuce
Organic​ local papaya, B.I. Goat cheese, bacon, tempura ewa onion, curry yuzu vinaigrette
$17.50
Seared Big Eye Tuna “Larb” Salad
Cucumber, carrot, bean sprouts, cabbage, nalo herbs, thai white balsamic dressing
$16.50
Baby Nalo Romaine Caesar
Hawaii natural beef tenderloin carpaccio, shaved ewa onion, croutons, parmesan
$14.50
Waikiki Cobb
Kula butter lettuce, bacon, red onion, avocado, kahuku corn, bleu cheese ginger dressing
$18.50
Orange and Ko Chu Jang Grilled Hamachi Kama
Nalo arugula and orange salad, korean chili vinaigrette
$17.50
Island Tomato Salad
Garlic oil grilled octopus, buratta cheese, nalo herb pesto and arugula, crostini
FROM THE SEA​
$25.50
Jumbo Shrimp
Kona​ lobster ravioli, peas and carrots, caramelized onions, nalo herbs, chili ponzu beurre blanc
$26.50
Coriander Seared Snapper
Saffron risotto, moroccan preserved lemon chili relish, nalo basil and parsley emulsion
$26.50
Roasted Hawaiian Kampachi
Sesame watercress, kim chee spaetzle, ko chu jang lup cheong bolognaise
$36.50
Sea Scallops
Okinawan sweet potato puree, soy butter braised kale, orange tapioca marmalade, lemongrass beurre noir
FROM THE LAND​
$29.50
Boursin Cheese Half Chicken
Roasted kamuela tomato artichoke relish, basil emulsion
$26.50
Hudson Valley Duck Breast
North shore oyster mushrooms, edamame, oxtail gnocchi, pho reduction
$47.50
Lime Butter Glazed Filet Mignon
Red curry infused B.B.Q. Kahuku corn, coconut basmati croquette, green papaya slaw
$40.50
Aged Duroc Pork Chop
Polenta fries, red wine citrus vinaigrette, arugula, orange, thai ketchup
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
CUISINES
Japanese, American, Seafood, Sushi, Asian, Polynesian, Hawaiian
FEATURES
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed our dinner at Roy's. The service was friendly and professional. The wine list had great options and the food was delicious. We had wonderful baby back ribs as an appetizer. The macadamia crusted mahimahi was fabulous, as was the seared ahi tuna....More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank BrooklynBubbe
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I’ve never had a bad meal at any Roy’s location. We came to this restaurant for a special night and it well met our expectations. The food and service were both excellent. Not inexpensive, but certainly not the most expensive in Waikiki.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank MarineAir10
Reviewed 3 days ago

Because Roy's is not too busy at lunch they only had the bar area open with a limited menu, but trust me, it's still one of the best food experiences around. The bartender was very up front with us and showed us the limited menu...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank thereKarengoes
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I wish I could recall the chicken dish I ordered as it was amazing! I think it was Bourbon Plum something... Once arriving to the mainland I even checked our local Roys for the dish but it was not there. The service was awesome as...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank Adventure827565
Reviewed 4 days ago

Roy's is the creation of a local chef Roy Yamaguchi. We have been to the one in Tampa, Plano and Maui-now Waikiki. The menu consists of an eclectic selection of items from sushi, to poke, to fish, to beef all delivered with an Hawaiian fusion...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Kim F
Reviewed 6 days ago

Our family of 7 adults with a baby went to this restaurant. Foods including steaks, seafood with miso and poke appetizer was all excellent, and staff was very nice, but was very expensive

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank kdoi2017
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great atmosphere, amazing food and wonderful service - well done! Have been to Roys in Las Vegas and Anaheim and now finally Waikiki, fantastic night.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank KarenMelbourne64
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great service, great location, great atmosphere, average food. We were particularly disappointed with the sushi rolls as well as the saltiest soy souce we have ever tried but sashimi was pretty good.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank 05Olga05
Reviewed 1 week ago

Hit the mark in every aspect! We made a reservation as we know this is a poppin joint - and recommend making one especially if you wish to sit outside. Big comfy booth inside. Started with the Frying Dragon which was literally perfection. This is...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank 1802atothek
Reviewed 1 week ago

I found Roy's while googling the best place to have a birthday dinner while on the island. We were wanting to do something a little more fancy since it was my brother's 21st and my fiancee's 29th. I stumbled across Roy's as they were one...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Sariebarie
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macnutt2018
15 July 2018|
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Response from MilesFamily2015 | Reviewed this property |
Hi. We dined there at 7pm on June 29th and sat at one of the outdoor tables. Hope this helps. The food was still good, we just missed the total experience enjoyed earlier in our holiday.
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Wendi L
6 March 2018|
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Response from Joni L | Reviewed this property |
I didn't find the restaurant overly cold at all, but as mentioned above there is plenty of outdoor seating you could try. I'd agree with an earlier reply to give them a quick call too. Hope you enjoy it!
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Jan H
20 December 2017|
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Response from Jeff Q | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can, see the Host when entering or simply ask your server.
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