Roy's Rancho Mirage
Roy's Rancho Mirage

Roy's Rancho Mirage

  • Dining Style: Fine Dining
  • Website: http://www.roysrestaurant.com/
  • Phone: 7603409044
  • Hours of Operation:
    Sunday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 9:00pm
    Friday - Saturday: 5:00pm -10:00pm

    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: Adam Palffy
  • Dress Code: Business Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Chef's Table, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine, Wine Bar

Getting there

  • Cross Street: 44th Avenue
  • Parking: Valet
  • Parking Details: Valet (complementary) & self park
A word from Roy's Rancho Mirage
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 to join us at Roy's Rancho Mirage located across Highway 111 from The River, featuring an exhibition kitchen with an inviting chef's counter and a spacious dining room with three private rooms to accommodate special events of any size.
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  • Diners' Choice WinnerFit for Foodies
Roy's Rancho Mirage reviews from OpenTable diners
107 reviews since June 4, 2014
Overall Rating4.4
  • Food4.4
    Service4.5
  • Ambiance4.1
    Noise LevelModerate
93% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
special occasion (76)fit for foodies (70)romantic (31)neighborhood gem (30)good for groups (30)notable wine list (22)vibrant bar scene (17)kid-friendly (14)hot spot (14)late-night find (3)great for outdoor dining (3)great for lunch (2)Show More
  • Excellent
    OpenTable Diner Since 2001
    Dined on 9/28/2014
    We have eaten in many Roy's and this one was great. The food and service were excellent. The lobster potstickers were amazing. Also had a great lobster pot pie.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, notable wine list, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Consistent Through & Through
    carsNfoodVIP
    Dined on 9/25/2014
    From the greeting at the front door to the gratiful thank you as the bill arrives - every employee and plate deliver a high level of near perfection.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, kid-friendly, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Not what it used to be
    regularcustomerVIP
    Dined on 9/22/2014
    This place is not what it used to be, and it's a shame because it used to be one of my favorite restaurants. The service was ok, but the food is lacking. Too bad.
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Another wonderful dining experience
    BananieVIP
    Dined on 9/20/2014
    We are never disappointed when we eat at Roy's. The food (and Happy Hour) is fantastic, great prices, staff is very friendly. We go there every opportunity we can.
    Special Features:
    hot spot, late-night find, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Brings a touch of hawaii
    Suziemcd
    Dined on 9/19/2014
    Brings a touch of hawaii to the mainland. Service was excellent. Salmon was a bit dry in trio entree.
    Special Features:
    romantic
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Excellent American fusion food
    Lb2va
    Dined on 9/17/2014
    The food is still well prepared, with fresh ingredients, and very tasty. The butterfish is a signature dish, and we ordered it in lettuce cups as an appetizer (my companion's main.) There were three cups, with small but decent sized filets of butterfish. We also ordered the sampler platter, which was a good supplement to the butterfish. I ordered the rib eye on the bone. Roy's does it well by trimming the steak, making it a true rib "eye" and allowing for a thicker steak for the weight. The result is a nice char on the medium rare ribeye. The pasta and cheeses (very rich mac and cheese) uses cavatappi pasta, which is great for the cheesy sauce. Be aware it thickens as time goes bye, but it is still tasty. No room, so no desserts.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, hot spot, romantic, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • No Prime Beef
    boblVIP
    Dined on 9/14/2014
    I was surprised to find the beef served here is "choice", not "prime". That is hard to understand for a restaurant of this quality.
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Food
    FoodVIP
    Dined on 9/13/2014
    Fish was undercooked this time.. I sent back for further cooking and they brought it back looking messy and without all of my garnished mushrooms which were on there beforehand. usually not this sloppy..must have been a bad night..
    Special Features:
    special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Thank you
    Sky1VIP
    Dined on 9/13/2014
    Thank you for a great anniversary! Loved being there
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, kid-friendly, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • nancy12351
    Dined on 9/12/2014
    The restaurant is very noisy,service this last visit was fair,food was good,bar area very small would be hard to find a seat for happy hour.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Amazing !
    Klake
    Dined on 9/12/2014
    This restaurant was surprisingly very child friendly. The staff was very attentive and genuinely happy to have my two kids there. The food was amazing .
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, hot spot, kid-friendly, vibrant bar scene
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Always the BEST
    GranpaDave
    Dined on 9/7/2014
    Eaten at many locations of Roy's and all are the Best but Rancho Mirage just seems to go that extra mile. The entire Staff is Tremendous. Not to mention the food is superb. Chef Adam comes up with great specials all the time. Cannot say enough about this restaurant. If you would let me I would give it 20 Stars.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, hot spot, kid-friendly, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Fun spot
    Bill
    Dined on 9/6/2014
    Very noisy if you plan on trying to carry on a conversation. Too many screaming children. Food is good. Drinks are overpriced.
    Special Features:
    good for groups
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    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Excellent Seafood
    SeafoodLover
    Dined on 8/31/2014
    Our dining experience was wonderful! Our server was very courteous and helpful. From our appetizers to our main course, everything was truly amazing. Roy's menu has something for everyone. If seafood is not your favorite, try one of their mouth watering steaks like my son did. He loved it. Of course, their ultimate decadent dessert of their Chocolate Soufflé is the kind of dessert us chocolate lovers live for. And, it is flourless, but you would never know that.
    Special Features:
    hot spot, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Wish they had better food......
    Borntoeat
    Dined on 8/31/2014
    Ambiance & service were very good. Wait person gave great service in the beginning but then we didn't see him that much after more patrons arrived. The manager, however, was very attentive & thoughtful! Appetizers were well below Roy's standards: Calamari tasted like the frozen super market type and the Lobster potstickers had no lobster taste at all. The Peking Ribs on the other hand were the BEST I ever had from any restaurant! Entrees: The Misoyaki Butter Fish was delicious and was well portioned. The Spicy Seafood Hotpot was way too skimpy, 3 medium size shrimp, 1/2 slipper size lobster & 8-10 very small mussels over some noodles in a medium bowl for $38 was way over-priced!
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great experience--as expected
    WatchinDaBearsVIP
    Dined on 8/30/2014
    In general, Roy's Restaurants have been, for us, a place where we know we can have a good experience--food that is well-prepared and unique, attentive service, and a friendly staff. Roy's at Rancho Mirage meets that expectation. The bar staff were friendly even while coping with a busy Saturday night crowd; wait staff were friendly and knowledgeable and remembered us from our last visit. And the food preparation was perfect. Chef Pfally's signature appetizer roll was wonderful and inventive, and the two fish dishes ordered by my wife and I were both as advertised. This location will continue to be a spot we will always dine whenever we visit the Palm Springs area.
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  • Always a good meal!
    FoodisGoodVIP
    Dined on 8/30/2014
    Our meal was very good as usual. Their Keiki menu offers lots of choices for the kid. Happy hour drinks are AWESOME! End it all with the flour-less chocolate cake - chocolate heaven!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, kid-friendly, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Small Kids Birthday Parties
    BAK1PS
    Dined on 8/30/2014
    We had a very large party next to us that had a child to parent ratio of 4/1 it was difficult to control the excitement and it spilled out away from their table. Which ever parent made the reservation should have been taken aside and casually mentioned the issue might be disturbing the other guests. Perhaps a more secluded section of the restaurant would have been better suited.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • noisy and pricey
    PSRodVIP
    Dined on 8/29/2014
    We have been to Roy's several times. Usually because someone wants to go there, or in this case to use a gift card. We have always thought that Roy's was extremely noisy. If you are trying to carry on an casual conversation you will find it difficult to do so. Food is very good but not any better than several other restaurants that are a better value. If you can get seated in the smaller room in the front it is not as noisy there. It is very easy to soundproof a restaurant but I don't know why they don't do something. The wait staff was good. We didn't need anything that we didn't get promptly. The valet staff almost carried you into the restaurant. We brought wine, shared a desert, no salads and bill was over $200.
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    fit for foodies
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Very good a bit pricey...
    suzq
    Dined on 8/28/2014
    This restaurant is one of the best in the desert. The food is exceptional (although a bit pricey) and the service superb. We had a group of 6 and the downsize of that is it was VERY noisy and difficult to communicate during dinner. We were seated at 5:00 so we did have about a half hour or so where is was really wonderful. I know its just the design of the place and no ones fault, but we all agreed that its not a "date" restaurant. Our food was exceptional, although a bit pricey but we now have a place to go for those "once in awhile" celebrations. I am looking forward to trying happy hour out...
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • friendly and attentive
    harlsmitsVIP
    Dined on 8/27/2014
    Staff was friendly and attentive as always, food and drinks were delicious.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Eat out alot
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 8/27/2014
    WE had a special anniversary dinner out and Roy's was an excellent choice. Service was outstanding and they were all attentive and great. Food was also excellent. generous proportions plated beautifully and served hot! Overall experience was exceptional.
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    fit for foodies, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2008
    Dined on 8/23/2014
    Roy's consistently offers great food and great service. If you make a reservation, the staff refer to you by name which is a very classy touch! The food is Pan-Asian/Hawaiian and is outstanding. Drinks are generous and there are several speciality cocktails that reflect Roy's Hawaiian roots. The seafood is fresh and cooked to perfection. The chocolate souffle is positively sinful, but I would recommend sharing this dessert as it is very rich. We are already planning a return visit!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Consistently delicious!
    Mars9
    Dined on 8/23/2014
    The food quality here never varies and it is always excellent. Every dish has unique and full flavors. Our server, Ray, was friendly, helpful and prompt - altogether just outstanding. Another great dining experience at this restaurant.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • OUTSTANDING experience
    Foody
    Dined on 8/22/2014
    I took my husband there for our anniversary. The service was OUTSTANDING. It was like a symphany of 3 servers for our table. The food was great. They went the extra mile. We ordered 2 desserts, and they presented it on a large platter, and wrote Happy Anniversary in chocolate. Also, they took our picture with the platter, and by the time we were done with dessert, they printed the picture and put it in a frame for us. I would HIGHLY recommend this restaurant.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • ElizaVIP
    Dined on 8/10/2014
    Disappointing to say the least. Over priced and not in line with description on open table. The service was outstanding, but the food was not.
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    special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • We are very happy with our visit
    edna0109
    Dined on 8/10/2014
    The food was excellent, the trio dish is wonderful although it is in my opinion is a little too pricy. The special Sunday dinner which I have is great and the price is right. the Calamari fried is soooooooo good. Yes, we will definitely go back to Roy's and bring some friend.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, romantic, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • John's Birthday dinner
    ronniem1971VIP
    Dined on 8/9/2014
    we had a lovely time at Roy's (always do!). We celebrated John's birthday and had an excellent dinner .. started w/lobster potstickers, absolutely delish! Our waiter Joe was friendly and accommodating. We both had seafood (scallops for John, a trio sampler for me .. butterfish, mac-nut mahi mahi and hibachi-grilled salmon). Presentation beautiful and food perfect. A nice birthday dessert treat was also appreciated!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Hot August Roy's
    HollyP
    Dined on 8/9/2014
    We had been wanting to go to Roy's for months, but just hadn't gotten around to it. Finally everything clicked & we went. From the valet to the desk staff, to our seating hostess, first impressions were phenomenal. Our waiter, Ray, was awesome! Delfina & Cameron (managers) came by to check on us to make sure all was good. The food was incredible -- champagne, wedge salad, surf & turf, and spicy seafood hot pot -- flavor bursts, incredible seasonings, aromas that made you want more. Yum. An added plus -- August is no corkage fee & I had brought a 2002 Mayacamas Mt. Veeder to accompany our meal. Soft tones didn't conflict with the food. Can't wait to return!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Anniversary dinner
    Girl60
    Dined on 8/9/2014
    The staff was very nice. Our server Chris was great. Butterfish and short ribs were very tasty. I did not like that we where put in a room with 2 big parties though. I did love that they had placed a special personalized happy anniversary note in the front of each one our menus. They gave us a nice dessert also. Overall we had a very nice time.
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    fit for foodies, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great place for seafood
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008VIP
    Dined on 8/5/2014
    Met a friend for dinner the other night and had a great night. Started with mango mojitos - YUM! Our dinners were delicious - mine especially. Order the butter fish and you won't be disappointed!
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    kid-friendly
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • not so good
    Mediocer
    Dined on 8/4/2014
    I would rather spend $10 more for a steak at Mastro's, the steak was nothing to write home about, quality not their and priced to high for the quality
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  • Great service and food
    Mimi
    Dined on 8/1/2014
    Service was great! Good was also great!! All of the staff was wonderful they made us feel at home and were very attentive :) thank you for helping us celebrate our daughters birthday!
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • phenomenal service
    welovetoeatVIP
    Dined on 8/1/2014
    Not only was the food delicious..........the wedge salad was the best I have had and definitely an entree size.......but the service was beyond outstanding.........your glass was never half full.......it was like they could read your mind......HIGHLY RECOMMEND!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, hot spot
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  • Great food and service.
    wonderfulevening
    Dined on 7/24/2014
    My wife and I enjoyed a nice romantic evening at Roy's The service was exceptional. The short ribs were melt in your mouth delicious and the mahi mahi was terrific.
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    special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • My Fave
    VLB1
    Dined on 7/19/2014
    Roy's is my favorite place to eat. It is consistently good. It's where I always go to celebrate any special occasion. They know how to make a special occasion memorable with the food, the service and the special surprises. I wish that the many male guests would leave their jeans, shorts, t-shirts and flip flops for the appropriate occasion and show respect for the restaurant, staff and other guests who know how to dress appropriately. Google "Business Casual". Perhaps they could all be seated in another room and leave the main dining room for those of us that know better.
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    fit for foodies, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Birthday celebration
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010VIP
    Dined on 7/12/2014
    There were 6 of us girls with 2 birthdays being celebrated and one of the diners was my 9 year old granddaughter. They made it very special for both birthday girls and kept the little one entertained and fed! Food was great, service was great and come here every time I'm in the area.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • The Manager Was Sweet
    Love2eat
    Dined on 7/7/2014
    The manager and waitress offered to allow us to select another appetizer after we stated that we were disappointed with our calamari dish. They even gave us free dessert as they were out of the carrot cake.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Always good
    beareVIP
    Dined on 7/6/2014
    Having just returned from Hawai'i, I was still in the mood for some good fish and so Roy's was the choice. I started with the Ahi Poke and was quite satisfied with the freshness and blend of flavors. My favorite fish on the menu, which I chose this time as well, is their Butterfish with a soy glaze. Crispy on the edges yet moist and sweet, this is a sure bet. Dessert was also my favorite, their Pineapple upside down cake - so delicious. And they make great Mai Tais also! Have to add that the service is splendid, from the hostess to the busser to the waitress/waiter. Even had a visit from the shift manager. Helped keep my Hawai'i buzz keep going! Mahalo. Roy's no ka oi (Hawai'ian for it's the best)!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Anniversary Celebration
    SpeshVIP
    Dined on 7/6/2014
    My partner and I were celebrating our second year anniversary and decided to go to Roy's to celebrate. Raymond the server and Santos his assistant provided amazing service that made us both feel very special. The food was superb. They provided us a beautiful desert tray with a special greeting on it and provided custom inserts in our menus to thank us for celebrating at Roy's. What a special time we had.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic