Known for our Pacific Rim Cuisine, our vast array of unique, seasonal menus are sure to please even the most discerning guests. Roy's contemporary Asian furnishings and original Hawaiian artwork provides the perfect backdrop for your next event of 10 to 300 guests. Full buyout also available.View Private Dining Details
Had a wonderful experience with great food and excellent service.
The service at Roy’s is always excellent. Food was great, but expected more for the price.
They were able seat us earlier than reservation. Great service! Great food & staff
I had the short ribs they were delicious and Larry was super a real asset to Roy's.
We always enjoy the seafood and steak combo. The butterfish is always prepared exceptional and melts in your mouth. The bar is a great area to have happy hour and meet friends for a drink. The happy hour bites are always very tasty and the correct size. We usually try the special drinks which have not been a disappointment. Not to mention the wonderful staff. Friendly and always has a smile. You can tell we enjoy Roy’s.
A little disappointing! We love Roy’s and were looking forward to the usual high quality food we have enjoyed at Roy’s in San Diego and La Jolla. Sadly the calamari- a featured dish - were a bit over cooked and the blackened ahi lacked the usually delicious sauce.
Try to eat a any Roy’s once a month. The menu offers a great quality selection at a reasonable price
At the time we went restaurant was not busy and they seated us at the noisiest table, they did accommodate us and moved us. Our server Jessie was excellent and she was very pleasant even when we sent back their special twice. We ordered the pork chop wrapped in bacon with mash potatoes and broccolini. Our first came out look warm replaced with a hot one but was over cooked and dry. The third was just ok should have stayed with fish or just ordered two of the rib appetizer they were delicious. This is not the first time we have just had a mediocre dinner from them I will not be back
One of the worst dining experiences ever. Our waitress took our order and delivered the check. No asking how our food was, no drink refills. We told her that a member of our party has multiple food allergies yet they brought out her food with items she is allergic to. We asked for a substitution, yet they charged us for it as a side item. When they remade her meal, it took over a half hour to arrive. Received a lukewarm apology from the manager, although they did comp her meal. Also, the side item she did get was brought out in a serving dish, and since she had to wait so long for the entree, she had to eat the side out of the serving bowl. I would have thought they would provide a plate for her to eat off of. Not what I would expect from this level of restaurant. When we went to pay, I gave her a gift card we had received and she looked frustrated. When I got up to use the restroom, I found the waitress in the bar balancing items on her forehead. Wish I was making this up, it was such a crappy experience.
Tanya the Manager sat us at 9:45 PM, when they close at 10:00 PM. This is rare for any restaurant in Newport Beach, because they seem to close the kitchen down about 30 minutes before the restaurant is officially closed. We were not rushed and the food was excellent! I will be a frequent customer at Roy's!
Very good, food excellent .
Service was a little slow and we never got our water. Other than those two minor things, it was a great experience.
Had hi hopes but this Roy's was empty and food was not great at all. O well
The special "tomahawk" steak was a Perfect dish to share. Wish we had a big dog to bring the bone home to. Dessert was also delicious Lime cheesecake.
Good "date" night with busy hubby!
Seated at 5:00 (opening). Ordered promptly and waited 35 minutes for lobster bisque! Waited another 15 minutes for entrees. Prawns were so salty they were inedible. They recooked it and still very salty and I skipped dinner. Prices are ridiculously high with small portions. Awful food and awful service. There are too many other restaurants in the area that are excellent.
Everything was excellent but the sirloin was disappointing; in my opinion it tasted more like choice than prime.
Excellent service at this special restaurant. Friendly bartenders but the best part is the food! Excellent preparation, and extremely flavorful. Can't wait to go back!
We were trying Roy's again after a disappointing experience the last time. The service was much quicker on Saturday, but our server Leilani seemed to have deserted us after a large party arrived in the private dining room. Yes, as others have commented, the portions seem to have been cut and I'd rather they increase the price rather than the portion size. Corkage is still $20, which is reasonable. The new added pork chop seemed good and the butterfish is always a hit as is the molten cake. Now if they would only update the interior of the restaurant.
Over priced and pretentious, for what it is.
Food was extremely disappointing. To get 4 scallops for $40.00 is beyond nuts. The tomahawk steak was the worst we have had. Extremely disappointing. Ver
We are on vacation and had eaten at this Roy’s , as well as at others in other cities. It was not as stellar an experience as it had been previously. My husband and I shared the Maui Zowie salad- overdressed/tossed and the lettuce was brown edged. The server- who was very nice- had offered to split the salad herself. The result was that I received one piece of shrimp and my husband, about 6.
I ordered the opah as it was listed as a chef’s special recipe. I was disappointed in the mushy texture of the fish. Maybe that is how it is supposed to be - I do not know. The vegetables underneath it were very good. My husband had - and thoroughly enjoyed- the macadamia crusted mahi mahi. Maybe if he were writing the review the score would be a little higher but I left feeling disappointed.
Food was very slow. And one dish was delivered 10 mins after the first two. Another dish was incomplete!
My swordfish came out cold, took forever, waitress never asked if we wanted coffee or to see a desert menu before giving us the bill and never asked if we wanted another cocktail. I was super disappointed as we were celebrating a birthday and that was her first time to Roy’s. Overall it was terrible. :(
We love Roys restaurants but this one has very little ambiance. The food was good and the server was very attentive. The Lobster potstickers were great. The Ahi Tuna should have come with more sauce. The short ribs were good. The Chocolate soufflé cake is not to be missed. We will most likely not return to this Roy’s as there are so many great restaurants in Newport Beach with better pricing.
We had really looked forward to our dinner at Roys. We had reservation through Open Table, but when we arrived 7 minutes early, we were told no tables were ready since we arrived SO EARLY. We were told to "take a load off" in the bar.
The appetizer: chicken spring rolls: good but a little greasy. And not enough dipping sauce, just one smear on the plate. Portion was modest.
The entree was listed on the menu as Short RIBS. As in plural. It was one portion of meat, and not a generous portion at that. We were surprised by how modest the size of the portions were, considering the cost. ($35)
The dessert, which we were told had to be ordered in advance because it takes 20 minutes, was called Pineapple Upside Down cake. It's TINY, it is not pineapple upside down cake. It's a tiny butter cake with a very very tiny amount of diced pineapple.
We thought the server was great, very friendly. We thought the food tasted good. But with the tiny portions and the high cost ($99 for one appetizer, two entrees, one dessert), it was very poor value for the money spent.
We probably will not go there again.
Haven’t been to Roy’s in awhile food is always tasty but it seems they have cut the meal size in half and kept the same price . Food is always excellent Service was awesome.
Although they were busy cause it’s Valentine’s Day. Service was great, we got seated on time, food like always was excellent. We had a wonderful Valentine’s Day dinner here 😊
Roys is great because of the food and deals they send, but they are in need of a make-over! the decor is so dated :/ we also waited a long time for our food but it was also valentines day, busy..
Waitress was very pleasant and attentive. It was Valentine's Day and the food took an extremely long time to arrive. She did comp us a cocktail for our inconvenience.
Where to start... the atmosphere was very disappointing. We’ve been to Roys on the big island I. Hawaii about 10 years ago. There is literally no comparison between Hawaii and Newport. Great interior design in Hawaii from what I recall - lots of Koa wood and lush cozy setting. Newport location interior is completely dated and resembles a coffee shop diner more so than what one would expect to find in Newport Beach. I recommend hiring a top notch interior designer and giving the place a complete make over to try and compete with
Fleming’s which is only a few stops away. Sorry, I really wish I had something better to write and I truly hope Roy’s changes their image as it has so much potential
We had a wonderful, romantic Valentine dinner. It was the best filet minion that we ever had!
Ordered their salmon specialty and was disappointed. It was dry and over cooked.
It was my friends birthday and they really made her feel special with the card and dessert with Happy Birthday on it. And our food was just marvelous. Our service was attentive but not over bearing.
The food, service and atmosphere were all amazing. The chocolate souffle is a MUST order.
The price for the portion of the food was very pricey.. fish was okay, not great.. we spent $265 for4 people. No alcohol nor dessert.. I could have gone next door to Fleming’s and had a better meal for about the same amount of money.. I won’t be eating dinner here unless there is a special.
Roy's has really, really delicious food. Nice service - prompt but not rushed.
Tracy gave us excellent service as usual. They even made a dish that's no longer on the menu. We really appreciated that kind of service.
This was my first visit and I can hardly wait to return and try other creative
wonderful dishes. The crispy chicken egg rolls were fantastic, light and
crunchy. The spices are just perfect in all their dishes.
We always enjoyed our dining at the Newport Beach Roy's Restaurant. Our server, Jessie was very pleasant and attentive! :)
The seafood was excellent. Service was great. Unfortunately we ended with pineapple upsidedown cake and it was dry and slightly burnt.