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Roy's Baltimore
Roy's Baltimore

Roy's Baltimore Details

  • Dining Style: Fine Dining
  • Website: http://www.roysrestaurant.com
  • Email: baltimore@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: Sunday - Friday 4:30 - 6:30
  • 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
  • Private Party Facilities: Three spacious private dining rooms beautifully decorated with Hawaiian artwork. Our Lanai Room which seats up to 85 guests also features a unique wine wall. Big Island Room: The main dining room which is privatized to become the Big Island Room which seats 140 guests. The Pau Han room is great for cocktail parties for 40 guests or seat down dinners for 30 guests.
  • Private Party Contact: Merritt Dworkin (410) 659-0099
  • 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
The legendary culinary vision of Roy Yamaguchi can be enjoyed right here in Baltimore. At Roy’s Hawaiian Fusion Cuisine, our menu features the finest seafood with a focus on delicacies from the oceans around Hawaii. Each creation is a fusion of flavors found in our freshest local ingredients with European sauces and bold Asian spices and served with the spirit of Aloha, creating a dining experience that leaves you feeling like you’ve found paradise. The Baltimore restaurant is 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. In the kitchen, Chef Patrick Crooks has designed tonight's menu from the finest ingredients available. We look forward to seeing you and It will be our pleasure to serve you.Continued
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Awards voted by OpenTable diners
  • Diners' Choice WinnerSeafood
  • Diners' Choice WinnerSpecial Occasion
Diner Reviews
  • "Once again Roy's delivered with a great meal! On this occasions. We were sat at a window table and we were able to enjoy the energy of Harbor East. Our server Amanda was attentive yet never intrusive and was able to answer all our questions. She was even aware if our special dessert request and mentioned it. The only downsides were the tables to screaming children - I really wish people would realize how inappropriate this is and not take their children to fine dining establishments such as this."
    Dined on 4/13/2014
  • "Roy's has been inconsistent. I have been there 4 times. Twice, the food and service were great. Twice, the food and service were lacking. This time was a miss. The service was slow and mostly absent. My iced tea glass sat empty most of the meal. We waited about 20 minutes between each course. The food was also bad. It was a Sunday, but that' s not an excuse. The fish was overcooked and bland. It felt like they were serving reheated leftovers. The restaurant itself is lovely. I just wish it was more consistent."
    Dined on 4/13/2014
  • "We decided to try Roy's after seeing a LivingSocial deal, and made a 6:30 reservation on a Saturday evening. We used the valet parking service, which is a nice option. The hostesses were very friendly, and were able to seat us immediately even though we were 15 minutes early. Marianne was our server, who was high energy and very knowledgeable of the menu and walked us through the specials and recommendations. We lacked for nothing, and every one of our server's recommendations were amazing and full of flavor. Very cohesive staff who backed each other up, and the meal flowed well. Pineapple upside down cake is a must!! A wonderful experience - can't wait to go back for a second visit."
    Dined on 4/12/2014
  • "The food was very (VERY) under seasoned. Portions were small, especially for the price point. I had the special (a tri-course) of filet, shrimp and tuna. 3 shrimp that were larger than the filet...which was tough as nails and fatty (I ordered it medium). Waitress was recovering from having lost her voice (fine, no issues) but she was overly attentive...kinda ruined it for us and she must have an incentive to push dessert...she offered it no less than 5 times. She became obviously flustered when we didn't order drinks or apps (we just wanted entrees after traveling all day) and realized that we weren't going to increase the check. Maybe that's why she continued to push dessert...."
    Dined on 4/12/2014
  • "Nice ambiance... Food is imaginative..but only ok. . and it is pricey"
    Dined on 4/12/2014
  • "Great experience again at Roy's. Food was spectacular and service was friendly."
    Dined on 4/11/2014
  • "If the dining choises weren't as excellent as they are, I would skip Roy's because of the noise - nearly impossible to hold a conversation on a busy evening. But, it's worth enduring the annoyance for the meal. Don't miss the Canoe - that and a salad could be your meal. The seafood is the choice for Roy's but passed on that for their tasty braised short ribs. Order the pineapple upside down cake with coconut ice cream- a real treat!"
    Dined on 4/10/2014
  • "My daughter Lauren & I had dinner @ Roy's on Thurs, 4/10/14. Our very attentive, friendly & efficient Server, Ashlee, was EXCELLENT. She was consulted on all our selections, taking into consideration our culinary limitations & preferences. Her recommendations were all accurate & much appreciated. She was ably assisted by a willing Runner, Bryson Keens. Bryson was RIGHT ON. He makes an excellent Runner, with hopes of moving up to a Server some day. :) A memorable evening with excellent service & food!"
    Dined on 4/10/2014
  • "One of my favorites whenever in Orlando, now one of my favorites in Baltimore as well. Wonderful service from Ashlee. Food was outstanding as always. I ordered the Lobster Potstickers and Roy's Trio consisting of Grilled Atlantic Salmon, Roasted Macadamia Nut Crusted Mahi Mahi, and Misoyaki Butterfish. All were very good. Ambiance is very good."
    Dined on 4/7/2014
  • "My friends and I went to Roy's for a girls night out. All three of us were very impressed with the service and the ambience. The food was absolutely delicious! It is a little pricey, but well worth it if you are looking for a special place to go with great food and service."
    Dined on 4/5/2014
  • "The Food was excellent. Good selection for Fish lovers. However we went on a Friday evening and the place was packed. The noise level was very loud and not conducive for an intimate dinner."
    Dined on 4/4/2014
  • "We spent $420 for six people! I'd say that's over priced! I ordered mahi mahi and it was overcooked and dry. I don't think we're going back there again."
    Dined on 4/4/2014
  • "I am not always a fan of dining at "chain" restaurants, especially since there are so many eclectic and unique places in Baltimore but Roy's has one thing they I can't find anywhere else and that is butterfish. Out of all the great items on the menu the butterfish is by far my favorite and my most often ordered item. Roy's is also one of the few places that the service is exceptional every single time. Servers are knowledgeable, extremely accommodating and make you feel very take care of. if you have not been I highly recommend checking it out."
    Dined on 4/5/2014
  • "The food is nothing to write home about. Staff was very friendly and cordial."
    Dined on 4/4/2014
  • "I've been to Roy's several times and I have never been dissapointed. The food is always on point. We took my fiancee's parents there for there birthday with a large group and they took great care of us. Brought them desserts with candles with their names written in chocolate. If you haven't been go, you won't regret it. I plan to visit there whenever I get a chance."
    Dined on 8/3/2013
  • "The ambiance was excellent and the staff was very professional and courteous. The purpose of my visit was to celebrate a birthday and they met and exceeded my expectations. The Food was excellent. Cocktails potent. LOL. Overall I would love to revisit Roy's again. This is my 2nd visit and I look forward to many many more."
    Dined on 3/30/2014
  • "but the taste was a bit wanting. Fish was salty, dumpling apps we're a bit doughy. Last time we ate here we had a great meal, this time it was a bit of a miss. We'll pick somewhere else next time we're in the area."
    Dined on 3/28/2014
  • "I understood that this was a chain and "Hawaiian Fusion"? Walked in the door with minimal expectations and left as a huge fan. From appetizer through desert....outstanding. Wow! Service was outstanding."
    Dined on 3/27/2014
  • "Food and environment at Roy's was spectacular. Everyone devoured their meals and enjoyed a great evening together."
    Dined on 11/13/2013
  • "We love Roy’s and every time the food and experience is great. The restaurant is loud so if you are looking for a quiet place, this is not it. Food is excellent."
    Dined on 3/22/2014
  • "I would consider us Roy's regulars and there is a reason for that...the food! No real issues to note on the food except for the fact that the Edamame were soggy and clearly not fresh. Other food items were great! I have noted in past reviews that the service levels vary greatly depending on who you get as a server. This visit we were generally pretty happy with the service provided. Considering the place was a zoo (tons of people) I think the server did a very good job. We will return!"
    Dined on 3/22/2014
  • "We arrived about 15 minutes early for our reservation and were promptly seated. I requested a table that was along the wall not open in the floor which we were granted. We ordered the canoe appetizer for 2. I had the fish trio and my husband had the seafood spicy seafood Hot Pot. Everything on the appetizer was just okay, nothing I would write home about. The short ribs were so fatty that I had to leave a good portion uneaten. The salmon was the most outstanding thing on the trio. The butterfish second, but was drenched in a syrupy sauce and the nut crusted mahi mahi was bland, the sauce was cold and looked unappealing. Both the shrimp and lobster were overcooked in my husband's hot pot. Service was really good."
    Dined on 3/19/2014
  • "I have to say that Roy's has always come through for a special occasion or just a dinner out. Service was excellent, very attentive but now hovering over you. The pace was quiet good as we were given enough time between courses to enjoy the food and still socialize as well. Check out the seasonal menu if you have the chance as it is well worth it. The crab and lobster shrimp toast appetizer is mouthwatering. Small portion so not great for sharing but very rich and satisfying. The hangar steak is is fork tender and seasoned beautifully if you don't want to do seafood. Of course the trio of butterfish, salmon and mahi mahi is always satisfying and light. Roy's never disappoints and will always be a go to restaurant for special occasions."
    Dined on 3/19/2014
  • "We always enjoy the wonderful hospitality, great service and delicious food! Marlee, thank you for making my son's birthday memorable."
    Dined on 3/16/2014
  • "I had been a sometimes patron of this location in the past. On this occasion we were a party of 3. The main issue had to do with my daughter's entrée. The item was questionable as to freshness. The entrée was replaced as per course. The replacement entrée was also questionable. When we left our valet parked car has been mis-parked we had a long wait for our car to be retrieved. I would say that we had a very stressful dining experience that may be a everyday occurrence at this present time and location. A return to quality service and quality products as well as valet service is sorely needed."
    Dined on 3/15/2014
  • "My wife and I have dined at Roy's several times over the last few years. They never disappoint. The restaurant has a great ambiance, a very good wine list, and the food is amazing."
    Dined on 3/13/2014
  • "I've heard rave reviews about Roy's and I agree with them. This was my first time there and from start to finish everything was fantastic. We were celebrating a friend's birthday. For this occasion, our table was decorated with ribbons, a personalized card, our picture was taken and dessert with a candle was complimentary. We loved the Hawaiian Martini, Terrazas Malbec, the sushi, calamari, and Chilean Sea Bass. I was thrilled there were plenty of Gluten Free options - all of which were delicious. I can't wait to go back!"
    Dined on 3/15/2014
  • "Went to Roy's on Friday of St Patricks day weekend. Arrive a few minutes early for the reservation and we were sat immediately. Excellent service as always. Extensive wine list, great cocktails. Choose sushi over hot appetizers and it was a great choice. The tempura included coconut, which was an added surprise. We both had fish, mahi and sea bass, both entrees were excellent. The pineapple upside down cake arrived hot with a side of coconut ice cream. Will definitely visit Roy's again in the near future."
    Dined on 3/14/2014
  • "This is the best place to celebrate a birthday!!! Delicious food, great atmosphere, and Robin was the greatest!!! Do adorable, accommodating, and efficient!"
    Dined on 3/12/2014
  • "Went with group of five wanting to be able to converse, and although given a 'quiet table" as requested, found it difficult to communicate. Food and service were above average."
    Dined on 3/10/2014
  • "The food was great, very favorable but not over powering, perfect balance. The service was very attentive but not intrusive. Perfect meal and the chocolate mousse desert was the best I've ever had."
    Dined on 3/1/2014
  • "Roy's is one of my favorite restaurants and the Baltimore location does not disappoint! Unfortunately the menu online is not updated and so I was craving the crab pretzel which was not on the menu, I "settled" for the lobster potstickers and pork ribs instead which were delicious as always. Highly recommended."
    Dined on 3/8/2014
  • "Great food, pretty restaurant, but there is a hopping bar scene that makes it very noisy. Entries are pricey (in the $30's), so this would be best for special occasions."
    Dined on 3/8/2014
  • "I like Roy's and would recommend it, but I think I picked the wrong entrée. We had appetizers of sushi rolls and they were fantastic as they were the last time we came in. It had only been a few months but my wife and I could remember what we each had as a main course. They may have changed the menu or we got a special that night but nothing really caught my eye. I went with the grilled shrimp over pasta and my wife had a filet. Why she got steak at a seafood place is still beyond me. We both thought our dishes were average (I could have told her her's was going to be...). I remember really enjoying my food last visit but I should have gotten a different dish."
    Dined on 3/7/2014
  • "Normally great food. Decided to try chef specialty., BIG MISTAKE. Pork Chop was gigantic, very undercooked, lots of fat and gristle. Manager took it off check, saying it wasn't up to their standards nor was it up to mine. Still wandering why the chef prepared it. Disappointed, but will go back for Brunch and regular menu items"
    Dined on 3/1/2014
  • "Save room for dessert. Order the fresh, baked to order chocolate molten cake with raspberry sauce and vanilla ice-cream. It takes 20 minutes to prepare, so make sure you order it before you are finished your meal."
    Dined on 3/7/2014
  • "Our first time, but not our last at Roy's. Interesting Hawaiian/Asian Fusion with something for everyone. It was very yummy! We went at 7 on a Friday night and the joint was jumping! They did a really nice job in helping us celebrate our twin daughters' birthdays with thoughtful table decorations and a photo!"
    Dined on 2/28/2014
  • "The food was outstanding and the service was good. Worth the trip!"
    Dined on 2/26/2014
  • "The food was outstanding as was the service by Jason. The large staff was ever present including the Manager. The timing and presentation of each course was perfect. Thank you Roy's for a very nice evening for these oldies!"
    Dined on 2/23/2014
  • "The food was fantastic, the service was impeccable and we greatly enjoyed ourselves!"
    Dined on 2/20/2014