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“A real gourmet experience”

Roy's Waikoloa Bar & Grill
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Ranked #11 of 67 Restaurants in Waikoloa
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$14 - US$35
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Dinner, After-hours, Breakfast, Lunch, Reservations
Reviewed 21 May 2014

This is a gourmet restaurant and the prices are gourmet. We ate here for our last dinner on the island and it was a good experience.

PROS: Top of the line service. All staff were a well-oiled machine. Water was refilled constantly. They hooked up the kid with a free quesadilla while we looked over the menu. The server took the time to explain the menu items since not everyone knows what a yady yady puree is composed of. The food was excellent. We sampled a lot of things and everything was very good. The view of the water was nice too.

CONS: Gourmet food comes with a gourmet price. Don't be fooled, this is a FOUR dollar sign place. Entrees are $23 to $50 a plate with meatloaf being the only thing actually under $30. The quality was there, but I wish you got a little more food, side item-wise, for the price.

OVERALL: If you want gourmet dining experience with the service and food quality you would expect from such a thing then Roy's is a great place to check out. I give it 4 starts instead of 5 because a little more food (quantity-wise) for the buck would have been nice.

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Thank ieatskunk
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Reviewed 18 May 2014

We all when to Roy's twice. The 1st time the wait staff was excellent, we had a small child with us and they got her food right away. We had there spring rolls and ribs as appetizers. Both where very good, the ribs could have been a full order it was so big. Main meals where excellent also, no food was left. Unlike the 1st visit the next time, with reservations also they where not ready with highchair and location near the windows to see the lake. Our reservation was for 5:15 so only a few tables where busy. Water was slow in coming, and getting the food was a wait also. We all still enjoyed our meals, and will return to Roy's on are next visit. Roy's close's at 9:30

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Thank Stanley F
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Reviewed 15 May 2014

Delicious meals for both of us..price fixe menu for myself with short ribs that were fork tender with exceptional flavor. Tuna for the hubby: delicious. Chocolate cake with molten center...awesome.
Don't miss Roy's.

Thank Pegamyhart
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Reviewed 13 May 2014 via mobile

Best meal of our trip to Hawaii by a distance. All three courses outstanding. Fantastic setting on the lake and first-class service. A gem.

Thank DavidFudge
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Reviewed 13 May 2014

My husband & I have ordered multiple appetizers instead of full meals at Roy's in the past & found them to be excellent & sized for sharing. This was not the case on May 11. Portions were very small - we ordered 3 appetizers plus a salad & with bread, this was barely enough for a light meal. In addition, my husband ordered a glass of wine, which never came until the manager came by to ask how the food was & we told her the wine had not arrived. To be fair, the butter yaki fish appetizer was excellent.

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