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Roy's Baltimore
Roy's Baltimore

Roy's Baltimore Details

  • Dining Style: Fine Dining
  • Website: http://www.roysrestaurant.com
  • Phone: (410) 659-0099
  • Hours of Operation: Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 5:00pm – 10:00pm
    Friday - Saturday: 5:00pm – 10:30pm
    Sunday: 5:00pm – 9:00pm

    Aloha Hour: Daily 4:30pm - 6:30pm in the bar
  • Payment Options: AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Seafood, Asian, Contemporary American
  • Executive Chef: Matt Ellis
  • Dress Code: Business Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine, Wine Bar
  • Special Events & Promotions: Banquet/Private Rooms, Wedding Receptions, Rehearsal Dinners, Bridal Showers, Bachelorette/Bachelor Parties, Special Occasion Reservation Treatment, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine, Wine Bar, Cooking Classes and Wine Dinners.

Getting there

  • Cross Street: President Street
  • Public Transit: MTA bus stop a half block away. Charm City Circulator stops across the street. We also offer our own complimentary shuttle to & from all city centers & hotels
  • Parking: Valet
  • Parking Details: Valet parking is $8 per car with validation. Special parking at Legg Mason garage & Exeter Street garage for $5 with validation.
A word from Roy's Baltimore
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.

We invite you join us at Roy's Baltimore located in the heart of Harbor East amid great shopping, theaters and hotels. Enjoy our exciting exhibition kitchen and Chef’s Counter, spacious dining rooms and two beautiful private rooms for your special event.
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Awards voted by OpenTable diners
  • Diners' Choice WinnerSeafood
Diner Reviews
  • "Rolls are all very good but Roy's trio which is butterfish, salmon and mani mani three ways was better before. Sea bass tempura was good."
    Dined on 8/24/2014
  • "Food and service was Great! From thw momentt we entered, we we cordially greeted by the hostesses and seated. Courtney and the rest of the service staff were friendly, professional and attentive to all our needs. The sea bass, salmon and sea scallops were superbly prepared and tasted wonderful."
    Dined on 8/24/2014
  • "Albeit a chain we love this place! Great fish dishes and Ashlee is an amazing waitress! My favorite is the butterfish (cod)."
    Dined on 8/22/2014
  • "Roy's has been our special occasion go to for years. We won't be back anytime soon. Booked through open table for 8:30. Barely acknowledged when we got there and waited a while to be seated. Service went down hill from there. The food was OK but not as good as in the past and definitely not worth the wait and the $$$"
    Dined on 8/22/2014
  • "We ate at Roy's in Hawaii and liked it very much. I was a little disappointed at the menu in Baltimore. We both had a hard time ordering. I finally settled on the Sea Bass. It was very good. Not real crazy about the side dish of quinoa and black beans, but it was ok. The tables were a little close together, so we chatted with a couple of sister's next to us who were celebrating a December birthday in August! They got free desserts."
    Dined on 8/19/2014
  • "We really enjoyed dining at Roy's this past weekend. The food was great and consistent. The service from valet parking to server were professional and attentive. Will definitely be returning. Denise & Cliff"
    Dined on 8/16/2014
  • "From the Poke appetizer to the entrees, our dining experience was top notch. Food was more delicious than I remember from my last visit there. On the expensive side, but for a splurge worth it!"
    Dined on 8/15/2014
  • "Found the food to be overpriced and underwhelming and poorly presented. We experienced more appetizing and more reasonably priced meals at other establishments. Lighting deficient."
    Dined on 8/14/2014
  • "Enjoyed a wonderful sea bass entree at Roys; it was just delicious. Service was great. The ice cream trio and warm cookies were also delicious. Will be back the next time I am in Baltimore."
    Dined on 8/14/2014
  • "Roy's in Baltimore had a familiar feel to it as you enter the restaurant. The menu too has similar items with special entrees depending upon the chef. Once the food arrived it was as one has come to expect...terrific. However the server was inattentive which overshadowed the experience. There were times during the meal, 30 minutes, when the server was no where to be found. He never followed up and brought the check without asking if members of the party wanted coffee etc. we were happy to leave."
    Dined on 8/12/2014
  • "We have not been to a Roy's since the one in Philadelphia closed a couple years ago. We had always liked their food and were delighted to have an opportunity to dine at the one in Baltimore. If anything, the food was even better than we remembered. I ordered what for me was a new dish, the lobster pot pie. It was incredible. Flaky crust, a wonderfully tasty sauce, fresh potatoes, carrots and peas, and a very generous portion of lobster meat. The service was even better than the food. Our server, T.J., is a superstar - a pleasant, outgoing personality and very knowledgeable about the menu, he swung by our table several times to make sure we had everything we needed. All in all, a superb experience."
    Dined on 8/11/2014
  • "We had a GREAT time there! My daughters, 14 and 6 yo respectively, each found a dish that they enjoyed. The food was superb, everything was in just the right size portions, and service was quick and attentive. We can't wait to go back!"
    Dined on 8/10/2014
  • "Roy's is one of my favorite restaurants in the Baltimore area. The food, the ambience and service is all great. Save room for dessert & get their warm chocolate cake that comes with a scoop of ice cream! They have valet parking available so that's also very convenient."
    Dined on 8/10/2014
  • "this restaurant was always one of my favorites. However, this evening was very unpleasant. There was a large party in the same room as us that felt they were in their own homes with yelling, children running around the dinning room, adults getting up and walking around yelling at each other and hair combing over by another table of restaurant guests (not theirs). We were not the only people disgusted!"
    Dined on 8/10/2014
  • "Roy's is a once a while spot for my wife and I. It like a occassion spot not a hey let's go as one of fav joint and meet our feiwnds I spent $100 and I had a $25 gift card. Fusion menu is good and something different for once in a while date night."
    Dined on 8/10/2014
  • "Everyone was professional and friendly, from the moment the hostess greeted us to the moment we left."
    Dined on 8/9/2014
  • "The food was great and the portion sap were spot on. My steak was perfect and I enjoyed my roll. It had some kind of beef in it. I would go back."
    Dined on 8/9/2014
  • "Went for a price fix menu and ended up tripling the costs with extras! Expensive drinks!"
    Dined on 8/9/2014
  • "I was very excited to go here since I lived in Hawaii. We came in to celebrate our anniversary, which they made special with a framed quote & taking our picture. Our reservation was for 7 but we came in early for Aloha hour. The drinks were great. I have not had a good Mai Tai since I left the islands until my visit to Roys. We enjoyed appetizers (pork & shrimp gyoza & ahi roll) at the bar & both were delicious. We ordered off the restaurant week menu & the Rangoons and short ribs roll were again very delicious. The filet mignon was cooked perfectly & served over perfectly done potatoes with green beans. I normally hate dessert, but the warm torte even had me eating it & not wanting to share."
    Dined on 8/8/2014
  • "We visited for an early birthday dinner and our server, Derrick, and his assistant were fantastic! They were knowledgeable about the menu and helped us by recommending some really great dishes, both as starters and main courses. Everything arrived timely and everyone was very pleasant - we'll definitely be back!"
    Dined on 8/8/2014
  • "Consistently delicious and great service! Boyfriend and I received a complimentary photo and dessert as we were celebrating our anniversary."
    Dined on 8/8/2014
  • "The butter fish was very good, the server was excellent and the vibe of the room was vibrant. Good choice for groups or date nights."
    Dined on 8/7/2014
    Dined on 8/6/2014
  • "We had the lobster potstickers and beef bi bam for appetizers. Both we amazing! My husband had the surf and turf and I had Roy's trio. He loved his and I loved two of mine. The mahi mahi came out over cooked which they fixed but it still wasn't my fav. Overall wonderful!"
    Dined on 8/6/2014
  • "My wife and i recently went to Roy's for our anniversary. This was the first time either one of us had been to Roy's. I was very happy with the food and the restaurant week prices, however, We were rushed through all three courses and the Waiter did not like that after my wife ordered her two drinks that i did not order an alcoholic beverage. I understand up-selling but it was almost badgering, making recommendations that made no sense. Sadly that was not the worst part. After we received our bill i presented a credit card to pay, he came back about 10 minutes later and told me that their credit card machine was not working and could I go across the street to the ATM to pay in cash. Very unprofessional for such a so called nice restaurant."
    Dined on 8/6/2014
  • "a great treat - including the chocolate bomb! thanks to restaurant week."
    Dined on 8/5/2014
  • "Long wait with advance reservation; friendly but overwhelmed server; good, attractively presented food; good value for the Restaurant Week price; Very noisy"
    Dined on 8/2/2014
  • "The service, food and atomosphere is always fantastic. Can't wait to go back."
    Dined on 8/1/2014
  • " The food was not bad.our server was too pushy to order. Pls chill out."
    Dined on 7/26/2014
  • "We were seated immediately upon our arrival. My wife made a comment to the hostess who seated us, who responded with something about her boyfriend sharing something in common. A couple of minutes later, I heard the same hostess modifying her spiel about her boyfriend for another set of diners. When our waiter came over, she asked, "is this the xxxx party?" And the overly-rehearsed process continued. Our waiter obviously had a personality and could have been been great on her own, but the whole thing felt like a machine. Don't tell me that pies take extra time so we should order ahead; that's just trying to upsell before we're full. The food? Very good for both of us. Drinks? My wife loved her mixed drinks. Just be yourselves!!!"
    Dined on 7/26/2014
  • "everything was over-greasy, poorly seasoned and poorly executed. very disappointed being from Hawaii myself and having this as the representation of Hawaiian cuisine. We had the butterfish wraps, the bibimbap, the lobster dumplings and the vegetable tempura. the only redeeming dish was the semifreddo I had for desert."
    Dined on 7/24/2014
  • "I only go to Roy's when I'm traveling since we don't have one in DC. And every time I go to one, it is a great meal. I have been to their restaurants in San Francisco, Arizona, Honolulu & now Baltimore. Honolulu is still my favorite. I always order the butterfish, molten chocolate cake and the hawaiian martini, and the buttefish is simply amazing!!! I had the trio - salmon, mahi & butterfish the other night and the buttefish stole the show. So I ordered another entree. Then I ended my meal with the chocolate cake. I love Roy's and I Am looking forward to my next visit."
    Dined on 7/24/2014
  • "I just wanted to say that the dine experience here was awesome and Kristin at the front was the best she took care of my relative and I and made us feel so welcome and because of her going so above and beyond during my visit I have recommended to my office to use this for our next 4 lunch meeting for the rest of the year. The management was awesome as well there was a small hickup with my relative order but it was corrected immediately and was compensated with out our knowing at the end with a lovely to die for desert I told him that this was not necessary and he said no way we like to take care of our guest it left this lasing impresion and i am for ever a Roys customer!!!! I believe his name was Briceon"
    Dined on 7/23/2014
  • "Roy's is one of my "go to" restaurants. But the one downside is the noise level. OpenTable calls it energetic - and it is. But if you're just having a quiet dinner with family or friends - this isn't the place to be (at least not this past Tuesday night). There's nothing wrong with the restaurant at all - and I still highly recommend it. But to go there is to accept the fact that at time the noise levels reach that "energetic" level whether you're prepared for it or not."
    Dined on 7/22/2014
  • "We went here for our anniversary and weren't impressed with the food or the ambiance. It wasn't very romantic and the food, for the prices, was not anything to write home about. Definitely do not recommend."
    Dined on 7/19/2014
  • "Roy's recognized our special occasion with table decorations and as always provided an outstanding meal. Our "go-to" special occasion restaurant!"
    Dined on 7/19/2014
  • "I consider myself a Roy's "regular" since I eat there often and have eaten at numerous locations. As commented in my reviews in the past, there really is nothing that can be said from a negative perspective about the food. The service on the other hand seems to be a hit or miss at the Baltimore location. I'm sorry if I think there is more to a server doing his/her job than merely taking the order and then showing up once during the meal and then once to take a dessert order. When you buy a nice bottle of wine the server should make an attempt to pour the wine. At some restaurants they even get offended if you TRY to pour it yourself. Server was just MIA most of the time even though she was nice."
    Dined on 7/19/2014
  • "rather loud when they're busy, but the food is fantastic and the service is excellent!"
    Dined on 7/19/2014
  • "I expected the food to be better than it was. It was not bad, but it certainly wasn't as good as I had hoped it would be."
    Dined on 7/19/2014
  • "We were seated on time. Our server was busy and perhaps distracted with answers to our menu questions. Responses were not real favorable or customer friendly. Our snapper was spongy and perhaps over frozen prior to cooking. It lacked flavor. I would recommend this place."
    Dined on 7/12/2014