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Roy's Waikoloa Bar & Grill

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250 Waikoloa Beach Dr, Wiakoloa Beach Resort, Waikoloa, Island of Hawaii, HI 96738
+1 808-886-4321
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17:00 - 21:30
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Sun - Sat 17:00 - 21:30
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101 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 121 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 December 2014 via mobile

We just had dinner at Roy's tonight the food was nice. However, I felt like they were looking down at us because we brought the kids. The kids were well behaved but this did not seem to matter to them......I was looking forward to dining here but they took the pleasure out of the experience.

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Thank AMPED37
Saint Louis, Missouri
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520 reviews
325 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 138 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 December 2014

We sampled the excellent fish selections off of Roy's menu. Everything was impeccably prepared with fresh ingredients and unique presentations. We particularly loved the butter fish and fresh ahi tuna. Be sure to save room for one of their signature desserts including the chocolate soufflé or the pineapple upside down cake. Our service was spotty on a very busy night.... More 

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Thank JimSTL1021
Seattle, Washington
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20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 December 2014

Amazing food in a relaxed atmosphere - we always make it a point to eat at Roy's. The meat loaf is huge and delicious. They also have s fish trio sampler that let's you try several item. Always good staff.

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Thank Paul B
Albany, Oregon
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32 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 November 2014

We have talked about eating here for years. Now we did. Now we'll go some place else for our next special meal. Yes, the food was good, the service was good. As I have seen in other reviews, it is terribly noisy in the establishment.

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Thank Greg B
tacoma,wa
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32 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 November 2014

We have been to this area several times, but somehow never went to Roy's. What a mistake because the food and the service were fantastic. We had to go back twice. There were so many great menu choices, all prepared fresh and tasty. The fish was caught that morning. If going to the Big Island, don't miss this fine restaurant.

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Thank bigalbugs
Salem, United States
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61 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 November 2014

I've always been impressed with the quality of the food, the variety of food, and the helpfulness of the food servers. They know the menu inside and out. If you have food issues, they can tell you how the kitchen will "tweak" the food to accommodate your specific tastes or needs. Roy's also has a fixed-price option for a multi-course... More 

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Thank William Elliott A
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16 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 November 2014 via mobile

Went here early on a Friday night and say at the bar to have some pupus. Food was great and staff knew exactly what was in what they were giving you. Bar staff were friendly and fun and showed good knowledge. Overall all a fantastic experience, highly recommend :) Also the Sezchuan spices ribs are awesome!

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Thank Oliver G
Westport, Connecticut
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 November 2014

Major disappointment. I had heard about this restaurant for years and was excited to try it. Food was no different that at any chain restaurant. Nothing fine or special at all.

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Thank Kate D
Portland, Oregon
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205 reviews
131 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 November 2014

As most people will tell you, dining out is mighty expensive compared to many places on the mainland. Roy's is one of the best choices for good food, relatively sane prices, ample portions, and wide selection. They had a three course dinner choice that was excellent. Be sure to make a reservation.

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Thank nuwildcat65
Hawaii
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57 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 November 2014

We eat here every year at least once while on Hawaii Island. The staff is professional and the service outstanding. They pay special attention to innovative menu and presentation is beautiful. Artie - the manager overflows with aloha. Living on O'ahu we have been to the Hawaii Kai, Waikiki and Ko Olina Roy's locations.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$14 - US$35
Cuisine
American, Seafood, Polynesian, Hawaiian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 21:30
Monday
17:00 - 21:30
Tuesday
17:00 - 21:30
Wednesday
17:00 - 21:30
Thursday
17:00 - 21:30
Friday
17:00 - 21:30
Saturday
17:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 250 Waikoloa Beach Dr, Wiakoloa Beach Resort, Waikoloa, Island of Hawaii, HI 96738
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Kohala Coast  >  Waikoloa
  • Phone Number: +1 808-886-4321

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?