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Roy's Ko'Olina
Roy's Ko'Olina

Roy's Ko'Olina Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.royshawaii.com
  • Phone: (808) 676-7697
  • Hours of Operation: Lunch
    Daily: 11:00am - 2:00pm
    Dinner
    Daily: 5:00pm - 9:30pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, JCB, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Hawaii Regional Cuisine, Sushi, Contemporary Asian
  • Executive Chef: Darryl Shinogi
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Chef's Table, Entertainment, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking Area, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Private Room, Takeout, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Catering: We do off-site catering for food only. We work with outside vendors to provide equipment and service.
  • Private Party Facilities: Please contact Desiree Ota for private dining options
  • Private Party Contact: Desiree Ota (808) 676-7697
  • Entertainment: We have live music Friday, Saturday and Sunday night outside on our Bridge Bar Lanai from 5:30-8:00pm

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Kamoana Pl
  • Parking: Private Lot
  • Parking Details: Free Self Parking at the Golf Course
A word from Roy's Ko'Olina
Open since 2004, Roy’s Ko Olina is located on the beautiful West Side of the island. We offer inside seating as well as dining on our covered Bridge Bar lanai which overlooks the 18th Hole of the Ko Olina Golf Course. Along with Roy's classic items, our guests can enjoy a vast selection of innovative creations using the freshest local ingredients available.Continued
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Awards voted by OpenTable diners
  • Diners' Choice WinnerHawaii Regional Cuisine
  • Diners' Choice WinnerMost Booked
Diner Reviews
  • "Excellent all the way around. Cant go wrong with Roy's"
    Dined on 8/16/2014
  • "Probably the best meal that I've ever had! We sat outdoors and the live entertainment was enjoyable. The sushi was incredible. The beef short ribs were amazing. Only complaint was that the desserts took 30 minutes to arrive, even with a pre-order when we ordered our main selection."
    Dined on 8/10/2014
  • "We have gone to Roy's many times and this was the first time it wasn't outstanding. We sat outside and it seems that for some reason the entire outside is handled by one waiter/waitress. There should be at least one more to handle it. Service suffers because of this. Also we had a miscommunication with what the menu said and what we received. It was handled by the supervisor and we are definitely going to go back. It just would have been nice if the menu description had been more accurate."
    Dined on 8/6/2014
  • "Greeting was outstanding, service was stellar, food was delicious a slight over cooking of steak"
    Dined on 8/5/2014
  • "I've been to 9 Roy's locations, all have been great experiences (except for the Newport Beach location) and I would have to rate this one as my favorite. The food and service was excellent. Most fish is caught locally so it is very fresh. The price is a little more expensive than mainland locations, but that is expected. We had a wonderful time here."
    Dined on 8/5/2014
  • "We waited a little bit longer than would have liked to for a reservation, but the service and food more than made up for that. As busy as they were on a Sat evening, the food came out very fast, efficiently and hot. Our server and bus service were equally attentive and pleasant."
    Dined on 8/2/2014
  • "Server very friendly but forgot wine pairing, but removed from the check."
    Dined on 8/2/2014
  • "Overall everyone enjoyed the food; Ribye, Filet, Lamb, Opah. Since it was our anniversary, the staff made a good impression on my family trying to make the evening special. The room is full of energy, so if your looking a quiet dinner..."
    Dined on 8/2/2014
  • "From the dirty bathrooms to the Denny's like interior, we were very disappointed in our experience. The food was okay, but the presentation dated. The honey mustard short rib lacked flavor and my butterfish was overcooked. The sides were mushy and also lacked flavor. I wasn't expecting the world as I know it's a chain but this was a let down, especially for the price."
    Dined on 8/2/2014
  • "Four friends get together 5 times a year to celebrate birthdays and Christmas. Everyone enjoyed the food, we ordered scallops, short ribs and the ribeye were eye appealing and the taste was very good. A must go west side restaurant!"
    Dined on 8/1/2014
  • "We planned a late night dinner, (9:00pm) at Roy's KoOlinga and were disappointed with the confusion on the dishes we ordered. I ordered swordfish and received moonfish--two managers and our waiter debated at the table on what I was served and what time that evening the restaurant changed the special. The food that was served was good, but they need help in their service structure."
    Dined on 7/29/2014
  • "Our family dined at Roy's while vacationing at Aulani. The ambiance, service, and food could not have been any better. Meals were delicious and the desserts were mouthwatering. Will definitely go back when visiting Hawaii!"
    Dined on 7/22/2014
  • "My friends were here from out of town to get married at the resorts accross the street. Roy's was recommended to me by some coworkers and they delivered! It was quiet, romantic and had awesome views of the golf course. The food portions were large enough for a large adult male and were absolutely delicious. Although my guests had no room for desert, Roy's staff brought them out a nice tart with "Congratulations" etched in the plate with chocolate... classy! Great date destination."
    Dined on 7/21/2014
  • "If you live in Central, Leeward, or the Northshore side of Oahu, you'd have to drive all the way into the Downtown area for a special dining experience. Not anymore. Roy's Ko'Olina has got everything you need to impress, romance, and satisfy any foodie's cravings this side of the island; without the long drive, long lines, and parking hassle. You can dress up, or down; I've seen shorts w/slippers there. Service is excellent, my 6 refills of iced tea never got bellow half. The server was very knowledgeable, and her recommendations was spot on. They do have a kids menu! Great resort area to walk it all off after (Aulani has awesome grounds to explore)."
    Dined on 7/19/2014
  • "Had lunch at Roy's Koolina. Service was great and food terrific. It was my brothers birthday and we wanted to go somewhere special. The staff made it memorable with a free rib pupu and a special dessert. We will definitely return."
    Dined on 7/19/2014
  • "We came in for our daughters 3rd Anniversary and had a great time. The food and service were spot on! Chatted with Louis the Manager and were visited by Chef Daryl Always have fun and we will be back soon"
    Dined on 7/17/2014
  • "Went for lunch this time & everything was great. We had asst'd appetizers, including the canoe for 2, drinks, lunch & the Painters Pallette for dessert---5 kinds of sorbet on a shortbread "pallette". Food was delicious, as usual. It seems like there are not as many choices for lunch entrees as there are for dinner. Next time, we would probably order more appetizers. Our servers name was Sharae(hope I spelled it right) and she was so friendly and efficient, always checking to see if we were okay or if we needed anything. It was surprisingly not too busy at 1pm. so we probably got more attention than usual but she was wonderful anyway! We will definitely ask for her the next time we go back. Roys never disappoints!"
    Dined on 7/17/2014
  • "Couldn't ask for a better quality service and although food portions aren't as big as the bill, lol I had no issues paying it and leaving a big tip. You can plan @$70 each"
    Dined on 7/15/2014
  • "My husband and I celebrated our 18th wedding anniversary and thoroughly Loved our dinner. We don't have a lot of money so dinner at Roy's is a once a year treat for us that we Really enjoy."
    Dined on 7/14/2014
  • "The food was delicious, I had the lamb and it was cooked and plated (it all looked like art work) to perfection. I was very surprised and very pleased. My wife had an amazing looking seafood dish and she enjoyed it but not as much as I loved my food. The mushroom, French bread and blue cheese appetizer was very good as well. The desert was meh...not even average but everything else was top notch. It's pretty pricey, especially if you drink a few alcoholic drinks and get appetizers. Our bill for 2 was around $192 and for the most part it was worth it."
    Dined on 7/12/2014
  • "Was hard to have good conversation as it is a noisy ambiance. Could have been cleaner."
    Dined on 7/11/2014
  • "The food was fresh and flavorful. The staff was very polite and friendly. The menu is a little pricey the average entree is about $40."
    Dined on 7/11/2014
  • "Great services and food is excellent. It is our one favorite place to eat no matter what occasion it is. The waiters are so friendly they even take time to chat with u and make feel welcome."
    Dined on 7/11/2014
  • "From start to finish, this was the best! They had a great Keki menu which made my kids (and me) happy from the start. My husband and I shared the Hamachi Crudo and were delighted! He had the Ribeye and I had the Uncle Roy's combo. They were both cooked to perfection and presented beautifully! Finally, you can't leave without having the Apple Banana Bread Pudding. It was sublime! Be prepared to pay--our dinner was nearly $400 with the wine but worth every penny!!"
    Dined on 7/11/2014
  • "Very good fresh food I enjoy that entrees can be ordered as a full entrée or appetizer. It makes it easier when you cant make up your mind."
    Dined on 7/10/2014
  • "We ate here three years ago and it was great. This time, the food was ok, and the service was terrible. Felt like we were being rushed along and the waiter had little interest in answering our questions. Will not go again."
    Dined on 7/7/2014
  • "The food was great but the noise level was high. We were there to celebrate our anniversary! But we were placed by the door while everyone walked in and out."
    Dined on 7/5/2014
  • "Another outstanding meal at our favorite restaurant on the island. I just can't say enough about how amazing the food is every time we come here."
    Dined on 7/5/2014
  • "We usually have a really good time at Roy's in Hawaii - usually in Poipu on Kauai. We had last been to this Roy's about 13 years ago. The food quality remains very good, but service was slow, forgetful - possibly due to heavy crowds due to the Holiday weekend. Very noisy around us. Restaurant might benefit from some modifications to cut down on sound level. Lots of hard reflective surfaces for sound to bounce around. Made it hard to have a conversation. On the whole a good experience - the food saved the day."
    Dined on 7/3/2014
  • "Three of us dined there. The butterfish and seafood duo were excellent, as wee the appetizers- beet salad and Chinese Spring rolls. The only disappointing dish was the ribeye - about 1/4 of it was in edible fat, but the rest of it was good."
    Dined on 7/3/2014
  • "We had the Dim Sum appetizer for 2 and another sushi roll...the food is AMAZING! The keiki meals include a appetizer, drink, entree and dessert so a really good value. We followed up with the chocolate souffle and upside down pineapple cake (drool). Our server was very attentive and great with suggestions for first time diners. Can't wait to go back and will be recommending Roy's to friends and family."
    Dined on 7/2/2014
  • "we enjoyed a dinner break away from the Aulani resort across the road. The meal catered for my wife, myself and our 5 year old son. The kids menu was great, it was bought out with our appetizers. I tried the lamb chops which were perfectly cooked and flavoursome. I'm from New Zealand where we pride ourselves on our lamb and this was as good as home I'm on a paleo diet so this fitted in perfectly. My wife had the chicken which she was impressed with but the chocolate soufflé was the highlight for her. Good wine list and the service was great. There's a lovely view over the golf course, which made me confirm that next trip I'll be bringing the clubs!"
    Dined on 7/2/2014
  • "This was our 1st visit to Roys. Friendly & atmosphere was okay. Good service. We asked for a quiet place but it was a bit noisy. Ordered Filet Mignon steak, ribs, and some appetizers... comparably, I think we'll stick to Hy's. When my coke arrived, it was flat,... came back full of bubbles but very diluted and weak tasting so I felt someone just added club soda to it after I complained. With the tip we dropped around $165.00. Feel overall the place was way overpriced for the quality of food received. Picked Roy's initially to avoid the traffic going into Honolulu but braving the traffic may have been worth the headache! I will say that there appeared to be a lot of other happy eaters there enjoying themselves! Aloha, Fritz"
    Dined on 7/1/2014
  • "Can't help but enjoy your meal when the food is delicious, the service outstanding, and the view great! With one friend ordering a crusted fish dish, and the other a braised ribs meal, I just couldn't decide. The solution? Order both with half of it boxed for "take home." I got to appreciate the great tasting food TWICE, and delight in the memories of a great afternoon with my friends! Oh! And did I mention the "gotta try" Painter's Color Pallet Desert? YUMMM! Not to be forgotten, our servers were absolutely the BEST! They were courteous, very helpful and oh so pleasant. My friends and I were looking for an affordable "get-away time." What we got was that and so much more!"
    Dined on 6/30/2014
  • "The food at Roy's was absolutely amazing! My wife and I live in Phoenix, AZ and have a Roy's back home. It is one of our two favorite restaurants in Phx so we just had to try Roy's in Hawaii. We were not at all disappointed and found the food even better than back home. The butterfish is the best."
    Dined on 6/29/2014
  • "Roy's is one of our favorite special occasion getaways on the Leeward coast of Oahu. Asian-fusion meals and delightful marinades and sauces on fish, meat and combo meals."
    Dined on 6/25/2014
  • "Excellent. Food was good. Our wait staff was always available for our needs. Waiter knew the menu and what was on each dish"
    Dined on 6/24/2014
  • "High end food and service, but relaxing atmosphere. Gorgeous views from their outside dining area."
    Dined on 6/24/2014
  • "Pasta with Mariana sauce was terrible. Child could not eat it."
    Dined on 6/24/2014
  • "I had high expectations for this place after it was recommended to us by the locals. The service was excellent and location was perfect if you are staying in Ko Olna - you can walk there. The food was very good but maybe my expectations were set a bit too high. It was a very good meal and maybe a must do if you are staying in the area but not my favorite in Oahu so far."
    Dined on 6/24/2014