Roy's Woodland Hills
Roy's Woodland Hills

Roy's Woodland Hills

  • Dining Style: Fine Dining
  • Website: http://www.roysrestaurant.com/
  • Phone: 8188884801
  • Hours of Operation:
    Monday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 9:30pm
    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: Bart Yunker
  • 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: Victory Blvd.
  • Public Transit: Topanga Canyon Blvd./Victory Blvd.
  • Parking: Valet
  • Parking Details: Self parking is availble
A word from Roy's Woodland Hills
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 Woodland Hills located at Topanga Canyon Blvd. and Victory Blvd., featuring a beautifully decorated dining room and bar, a chef's counter overlooking the exhibition kitchen and rooms for private dining events.
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  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Service
Roy's Woodland Hills reviews from OpenTable diners
85 reviews since July 2, 2014
Overall Rating4.4
  • Food4.3
    Service4.7
  • Ambiance4.3
    Noise LevelModerate
89% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
special occasion (55)fit for foodies (40)romantic (25)neighborhood gem (24)good for groups (24)vibrant bar scene (19)notable wine list (18)kid-friendly (13)hot spot (4)late-night find (3)great for lunch (3)great for brunch (3)great for outdoor dining (1)Show More
  • Mouth-watering delight!
    angeljoan
    Dined on 10/27/2014
    The staff at Roy's pay attention to every detail. The food presentation is lovely. There were four in our party--three of whom had the lobster potstickers, which were crisp and excellent. My entree was a trio of salmon, crusted mahi-mahi and butterfish. I especially enjoyed the salmon and butterfish. Dessert--chocolate souffle, of course! It was served with vanilla ice cream. I took home a significant portion of the entree--I'm a happy camper about that! (As a side note, I'm going again in November. A friend of mine is taking me there, belatedly, for my birthday. I can't get enough of Roy's!!!)
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • WONDERFUL!
    SassyVIP
    Dined on 10/25/2014
    Great cocktails, food and service as usual! I love that they are continually changing up the menu with new and seasonal options!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, kid-friendly, neighborhood gem, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 10/24/2014
    Wonderful ambiance immoecible service, and outstanding food. Total attention to diner detail and requests. Love it.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Delicious
    chill3568
    Dined on 10/23/2014
    Roy's is always a good bet for great food. I have never had a bad meal there, and the service is always fantastic. I especially loved the braised short ribs, and you can't go there without having the flour less soufflé. They are great with gluten allergies/intolerances.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Staff very attentive
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011VIP
    Dined on 10/19/2014
    When I asked for gluten free soy sauce, our waiter pointed out there was a little gluten in an item I was considering ordering that I would not have thought had any. Then when his assistant delivered our food, he noticed the gluten free soy sauce (different design on carafe) and wanted to be sure we knew there was gluten in one item he was delivering to us (it was for my daughter). We were impressed with the level of detail and excellent communication among the staff beyond just the gluten situation. Food was very good. Will definitely go back - at least to the Woodland Hills CA location.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Noisy Roys
    KayTVIP
    Dined on 10/19/2014
    We shared the lobster California roll which was delicious. The trio of fish was somewhat dry and disappointing. This restaurant can be very noisy, so ask for a table on the side, that might be better. You can sit at a counter overlooking the kitchen, that can be fun.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Love roy's
    ItalyVIP
    Dined on 10/19/2014
    We love eating here!Everything is always well prepared.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Soup
    Reddoor
    Dined on 10/17/2014
    The lobster bisque was tasteless bland and had to be sent back. They took it back without any problems. The server was gracious and very helpful.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
  • Love Roy's
    earlybird
    Dined on 10/17/2014
    Server suggestions created an impeccable eating experience. Food was amazing for fish and meat eaters. An evening in "the islands." Can't wait to go back.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Nice Surprise
    Boricuas85
    Dined on 10/8/2014
    We had heard a lot about this place so took the plunge. What a surprise! Food was amazing and the service is fantastic. It's just a little pricey.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Pleased, as always
    jrfranklin
    Dined on 10/2/2014
    One of our long time favorite restaurants. A little too far for routine visits, but we still make it there reasonably often.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Perfect Meal !
    DaddyG
    Dined on 9/30/2014
    Great birthday greeting for my significant other. Attentive service, fish that can only be found here (Opah and White Sea Bass), and a delicious lava cake dessert. This is why Roy's is my go to restaurant.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, kid-friendly, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • One of our favorites
    OpenTable Diner Since 2005
    Dined on 9/15/2014
    Love Roy's Woodland Hills; Have been going every anniversary since they opened...... also many other occasions and "just because". Very imaginative cuisine.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • ptenis
    Dined on 9/14/2014
    The food is good but not as good as it used to be. The portions are small for the price. The ambiance is very nice and the drinks are good.
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Consistently good
    goodfoodluvr
    Dined on 9/14/2014
    Roy's is a restaurant we enjoy for special occasions. Although it's not someplace we visit often, or maybe because we don't visit often it's always a great experience. This time one of us ordered the Prix fixe menu, which was Philippines themed and consisted of a salad with papaya & peanuts, an entree with chicken & shrimp, and a frozen fruit custard for dessert. It was deliciously different. Of our other dishes, the calamari appetizer was slightly over-dusted, but was otherwise cooked well. The butterfish was exceptional, and the black rice/quinoa was quite tasty. I just would have like more bok choy with the fish. All in all another great meal at Roy's.
    Special Features:
    notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Not my cup of tea
    Steve
    Dined on 9/10/2014
    Nice restaurant, just not sure why they are always crowded. It's the type of restaurant that presents the food beautifully, charges an expensive amount and gives you very little. Guess the more expensive a restaurant is the less food you get. If that's your style, you will probably enjoy Roy's, a lot of people do.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Thank you, see you soon
    JohnSmith
    Dined on 9/6/2014
    Roy's thank you for making this special night a great occasion. Great food, wonderful and considerate staff makes for a great dinning experience. We will be back. And maybe just for the Chocolate souffle !
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Sort of over Roy's
    EllenVIP
    Dined on 9/5/2014
    Prices have gone up, portion size has gone down. No wonder there were so many empty tables. Chocolate souffle still the best ever!
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • elle
    Dined on 9/4/2014
    the beef short rib was delicious! a definite must the next time I visit.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, kid-friendly, notable wine list, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Once is Enough
    momx2VIP
    Dined on 8/31/2014
    We've been fans and "friends" of Flemings for years and when we received a Roy's gift card, we decided we should try it. As a partner to Fleming's we expected the same type of foods albeit with a Hawaiian flair. Unfortunately for us, we were wrong. While the food was good, it wasn't anything exceptional and to top it off, there really wasn't anything traditional on the menu. Everything had the Hawaiian flair to it, right down to the edamame instead of bread on the table. We have friends that love Roy's but in the future, they'll have to enjoy dining there without us.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Yuuuuuuuuuuuuuup!
    KaleihiwaokamaluhiaVIP
    Dined on 8/27/2014
    Our last few experiences at Roy's in Woodland Hills were less than one would expect. We communicated our dissatisfaction with the manager, who we learned was brought in to correct some issues at this location. We called him back almost a year later to see how it was going. He requested we come back and try again. Well! The food was great and the service was outstanding; actually both were the best we have ever had on the Mainland. They certainly earned our patronage back! Now we challenge YOU to eat there and see what YOU think!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
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    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Celebration
    coupons
    Dined on 8/24/2014
    It was a great celebration as we and our daughter both celebrated anniversaries with an eclectic choice of foods.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, late-night find
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Special
    eat4luv
    Dined on 8/18/2014
    Roy's is a special place. We have fond memories of our dinners in Maui. When we heard that Roy's was opening in Woodland Hills we were intrigued. It has a great vibe, excellent service and terrific food. We go there reguarly and we also go there for the special occassions--birthdays, anniversaries.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Service and Food was Excellent
    SpikermikeVIP
    Dined on 8/16/2014
    Very pleased with everything from the nice environment to the great food and service. The menu had some interesting selections that you don't often find. Will definately go back when in the area.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • You Can't Go Wrong
    Michelle
    Dined on 8/9/2014
    A great dinner every time. The tri-fish entree was great and they let me sub out the salmon with ahi tuna.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Started bad, but ended great
    Luvseafood
    Dined on 7/31/2014
    A restaurant is not an exact science, and sometime things go wrong. Our appetizers came out delicious, but my entree just wasn't right. I talked with the waitress and she immediately offer to replace it. I switched to the entree my wife was enjoying. Within minutes I was eating my newly prepared dish. The evening was saved with great food and fantastic wait staff.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, good for groups, special occasion, great for lunch, vibrant bar scene
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Perfect place for a celebration.
    Anniversary
    Dined on 7/30/2014
    My husband and I went for our 20th anniversary and were pleasantly surprise with the congratulations we received as they saw our name on list. When we opened our menu there was a page that read Happy 20th Anniversary with our names. They went the extra mile to make our evening perfect.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Always Fun at Roys
    whocareswhoiamVIP
    Dined on 7/24/2014
    I love this location, the staff is always good here. Food is very good. Love all the sushi rolls, they are flavorful and quite filling. The appetizer ribs are a favorite too. The entrees and specials are fresh, prepared with lots of flavor. The room is always busy yet staff manages each time perfectly. Great spot in Woodland Hills. Just wish I could park my own car, I hate having valet parking - not because of the cost but because I don't like my car doors flung open, seat moved etc.
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Good food
    Fun2dine
    Dined on 7/18/2014
    The food was very good . I wish they had more to choose from on menu .Service is very good . This place can get very noisy at times.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Solid as Always
    wb2liu
    Dined on 7/17/2014
    Good Expensive Fish - What can I say, the service is always great, the food is consistent and they made our anniversary great
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • What a delicious meal
    SoozGO
    Dined on 7/13/2014
    I've never been to Roy's, although I've lived in the Valley for many years. I'm a fan of steak houses, but just got back from Hawaii and felt like some fish. I must say that the service was excellent. Our server as well as the bussers, hosts and valets were absolutely on top of everything. We ordered drinks, my husband had a mai tai and I had a Sauvignon Blanc. Our appetizer, Lobster California Rolls, tasted fresh and delicious. My entree, the Misoyaki Butter Fish was cooked perfectly and tasted great. My husband really enjoyed the Alaea Salt Crusted Bone in Ribeye. Overall it was a relaxing environment and we had a pleasurable experience.
    Special Features:
    special occasion, neighborhood gem
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great experience
    FoodWarrior
    Dined on 7/12/2014
    Chose Roy's to celebrate a wedding anniversary, Roy's didn't disappoint us. Drinks were fabulous, appetizer was great and the fish selections were amazing! The pineapple upside down cake and chochlate soufflé is sublime. It does get a bit noisy in here, but that's the Roy's vibe making it a really great place to be.
    Special Features:
    special occasion, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Not what Roy would be proud of
    Picky4aReason
    Dined on 7/10/2014
    The noise level was too high. At the end of the evening when we were nearly the last in the the ding room we could finally stop yelling at each other. The macadamia nut crusted Mahi Mahi was good, the scallops were good. The Bone-in Spencer steak was swimming in a mediocre brown sauce. The Teppanyaki Shrimp the Shrimp were cooked perfectly. The rice noodles were flavorless. The Pineapple upside down cake with coconut ice-cream is a winner as well as the caramel sauce mac-nut tart. The coffee bread pudding was disappointing. The Lobster Pot stickers were half deep fried, half a gummy mess, no lobster flavor and a total FAILURE. The appetizer roll with Wabu Beef and Shiso micro greens, Lakanilau Roll was also real winner.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Ratings-Only Reviews
    Based on 52 ratings-only reviews submitted since July 2, 2014
    • Overall Rating4.4
    • Food4.4
    • Ambiance4.2
    • Service4.7
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • The following 436 reviews are from the Roy's Woodland Hills reviews archive.
  • Very Good Mojito
    LASAVIP
    Dined on 6/28/2014
    The Mango Mojito was great and I couldn't stop at one. Food: very good also
    Special Features:
    special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Fabulous service
    Jill
    Dined on 6/28/2014
    The food was okay. The fish was a bit dry. The desserts--especially the chocolate peanut butter soufflee--were amazing. We had a group of 5 for my niece's 22nd birthday and the waiter was super-accommodating in taking photos with our smart phones. The restaurant actually gifts you with a fun birthday photo at the end of the meal.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Restaurant
    chill3568
    Dined on 6/28/2014
    My family and I love Roy's. They have a great gluten free menu. The service is always great. I, especially, love the blackened Ahi for an appetizer, the braised short ribs for entree, and the flour less dark chocolate soufflé is amazing!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • USUALLY EXCELLENT BUT NOT THIS TIME
    GFFoodandWineLover
    Dined on 6/21/2014
    Dined with friends. My favorite is their Hawaiian Martini~always so smooth and flavorful. Our appetizers were very good and they even have Gluten Free soy sauce!! Everyone’s entrée except my Gluten Free one was delicious~the Scallops, the Fish Trio and especially the Lobster Pot Pie. Sadly my Roasted Macadamia Nut Crusted Mahi Mahi was dry. The only saving grace was the Lobster Cream Sauce which I had to ask for more of so I could finish my fish. There were 3 ¼” slices of potato which has no seasoning and 3 asparagus spears that were tuff. I felt like I was penalized for having a GF entrée. We all shared the yummy Flourless chocolate cake. The server was great except she didn’t always refill our wine for us.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • happy hour/dinner
    doreen
    Dined on 6/20/2014
    Happy hour specials are great. Would love a more expanded menu though. Great prices! Scallops were great, as was the Mac and cheese. My mom thought the butterfish was too salty for her liking. But other fish in the trio were tasty.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great place!
    DeglickVIP
    Dined on 6/13/2014
    This restaurant is lovely. My husband and I have been dining here for a few year now, and every time we come we try to have something different. However, it always exceeds my expectations and more. The food is amazing, and love the decor.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Excellent Anniversary Meal!
    JamesVIP
    Dined on 6/13/2014
    Celebrated our 22nd Anniversary here! Excellent service, and food as always. We were given a special dessert for our anniv. Ambience also very nice.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene
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    • Noise LevelModerate