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Roy's Hawaii Kai

££££Seafood, , Hawaiian
6600 Kalanianaole Hwy, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96825-1273
+1 808-396-7697
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good22%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“butterfish” (50 reviews)
“crab cakes” (27 reviews)
Open Now
17:30 - 21:30 Hours
Seafood, Polynesian, Hawaiian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
6600 Kalanianaole Hwy, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96825-1273
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Awesome atmosphere and food! Service is A+ and the chocolate lava cake! OMGOODNESS!! I had the Trio Appetizer with chicken spring rolls, short ribs, and shrimp skewer. For my meal, I had the Macadamia but encrusted swordfish, and desert I had the chocolate lava cake....More

Thank Kaitlyn C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We live in the Midwest but were visiting family in Hawaii. We decided to celebrate our wedding anniv w a dinner at Roy’s. The staff was very friendly when we walked onto the 2nd floor dining area and the chefs thanked us for coming when...More

Thank indy500kw
Reviewed 8 May 2018

Food & Service as always was excellent. Our server Stacey let my wife sample the wine before ordering a glass. We went with her recommendations, Miso Butterfish & Deep Fried Snapper and both were so delicious. She brought us small plates so we could share...More

1  Thank Russell I
Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

Terrible food! Was given raw mussels with frites which smelt so bad! Sashimi was hard and clearly frozen even though they told me it was fresh! Overall a terrible experience for overpriced poorly cooked food. New chefs required!

Thank Timothy F
Reviewed 18 April 2018 via mobile

We decided to get our Waikiki and pick this restaurant after seeing the reviews. Best decision ever! We went upstairs to the restaurant and had a great table on the window overlooking to ocean and the mountains! Was 630 so still light. I ordered the...More

Thank Belinda K
Reviewed 10 April 2018 via mobile

I never give perfect scores but this is my second place restaurant on the island of Oahu. The secret is too always sit on the first floor lanai. We enjoyed the three course price fix dinner with wine tastings paired with each this past weekend....More

Thank 69ashe69
Reviewed 6 April 2018

This was our first time here and it was fine -- not superb, but fine. The ocean views are spectacular, the service quite good, the food was good. Everything here seemed to have an Asian flair, which is fine except for people with food allergies....More

Thank Mark D
Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

My husband & I have been coming to the Original Roy’s in Hawaii Kai since 1989. We recently celebrated our 29th wedding anniversary with another fabulous dinner at Roy’s. The ocean & Koko Head view, the service, & the food is incomparable! We like to...More

Thank PtLomafoodie
Reviewed 1 April 2018

The flavors are unique and very good, but I felt that I could get far more authentic local cuisine at other places, and for much cheaper prices. I had the butterfish, which was a cod, so not at all local. The dim sum boat was...More

Thank jbikales
Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

Appetizers on the “canoe “ was all solid but none were outstanding. The butterfish was delicious but it was a piece of fish with a little rice underneath it but no veggies. The fish did have a delicious savory flavor. All the other main courses...More

Thank Lauren K
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Questions & Answers
17 June 2018|
Response from humph4u | Reviewed this property |
8:00 PM should be fine. It's around 20 minutes by car to the restaurant. Enjoy it!!!
9 September 2016|
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Response from Travelgirl2171 | Reviewed this property |
Not sure about the menu - their website should be able to advise The restaurant is a licensed premise
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$35 - US$80
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining
Good for
Bar Scene, View, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:30
17:30 - 21:30
17:30 - 21:30
17:30 - 21:30
17:30 - 21:30
17:30 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6600 Kalanianaole Hwy, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96825-1273
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Oahu  >  Honolulu
  • Phone Number: +1 808-396-7697
  • E-mail
For the past 30 years, guests have enjoyed Roy Yamaguchi's award-winning Internationally Influenced, Hawaii Inspired Cuisine, globally sourced wines and Roy's Aloha style of service. Roy's chefs utilize the freshest local ingredients, bold Asian spices, European sauces and focus on fresh seafood. A breathtaking view of Maunalua Bay may be enjoyed from the main dining room or private dining room that is available for a special occasion or business gathering.
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