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Roy's - La Jolla

4.1
947 reviews
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$31 to $50
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Seafood
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  • Good for a Date (19)
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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 La Jolla located at the heart of La Jolla's bustling business district.
Dining Style
Fine Dining
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Cuisines
Seafood, Sushi, Steakhouse
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Hours of operation
Lunch 11AM - 4PM
Dinner 5PM - Close

Aloha Hours:
Early: Daily: 3:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Late: Monday - Thursday: 9:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Friday - Saturday: 9:00 PM - 11:00 PM
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Phone number
(858) 455-1616
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Cross street: Nobel Drive (University Town Center's Costa Verde Shopping Center)
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What 947 People Are Saying
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OpenTable Diner (San Diego)
3.0
Dined 7 days ago

Food portion is bigger than before, quality is good, a little noisy, but service is sub-par for upscale restaurant.

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OpenTable Diner 
5.0
Dined on January 9, 2018

We thoroughly enjoyed our meal. Charles was very attentive and we appreciated all of his suggestions. Thank you again for a wonderful experience!! We will definitely be back 😊

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vipEastcoaster (Central Coast)
3.0
Dined on January 8, 2018

Usually above average but chicken spring roll appetizer was delivered late and was light kn the chicken. The edamame was also delivered late. Butter fish and ahi were fine as usual .

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OpenTable Diner 
5.0
Dined on January 5, 2018

Anthony was the absolute best! Parker was also amazing. The food was delightful and the service was outstanding. Try something the waiter says they’re “known” for and it will not disappoint. I’ll be bAck soon for sure!!

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Ethan 
4.0
Dined on January 2, 2018

Service staff was personable and only there when they needed to be. Great ambiance. Excellent spot for a romantic date night or executive meeting.

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OpenTable Diner (San Diego)
5.0
Dined on January 1, 2018

It was nice but it wasn’t explained that it was going to be a fixed menu. I was a little disappointed in the choices. I wish they had the regular menu. However that ambiance and service was great.

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vipOpenTable Diner (San Diego)
5.0
Dined on December 31, 2017

Food and service were excellent. Thank you! We’ve always had a good experience at Roy’s. One of my father’s favorite restaurants as well:)

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DoctorS (San Diego)
5.0
Dined on December 31, 2017

Excellent restaurant Excellent and unique menu. Great ambiance. Excellent service Overpriced items however

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JD01 
3.0
Dined on December 31, 2017

Had multiple bonus gift cards from purchase of $600 worth of gift cards, but only able to use $20 of the $120 gift cards. Service was average.

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OpenTable Diner (San Diego)
4.0
Dined on December 30, 2017

Another great meal at Roy’s

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Hours, Transportation, and Details

Dining Style
Fine Dining
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Cuisines
Seafood, Sushi, Steakhouse
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Hours of operation
Lunch 11AM - 4PM
Dinner 5PM - Close

Aloha Hours:
Early: Daily: 3:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Late: Monday - Thursday: 9:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Friday - Saturday: 9:00 PM - 11:00 PM
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Cross street
Nobel Drive (University Town Center's Costa Verde Shopping Center)
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Dress code
Business Casual
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Price range
$31 to $50
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Payment options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Phone number
(858) 455-1616
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Parking details
Valet is $5 / vehicle (not hosted), $7 / vehicle (hosted), complimentary self parking in front of / below the restaurant.
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Public transit
Bus stop within walking distance
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Executive chef
Charles Andres
Additional
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Chef's Table, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine
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Special events & promotions

PACIFIC RIM COOKING CLASS
Third Saturdays, Noon - 2 pm
$50 per person
(price includes lunch, experience, one class of wine, excludes tax and gratuity)


Join Chef Charles Andres and learn to create the quintessential Pacific Rim experience in your own home. At this special lunch and learn, you'll discover the skills needed to recreate each of these dishes at home, to the delight of your friends and family! Monthly classes are seasonally themed, so please email lajolla@roysrestaurant.com of call (858) 455-1616 for details.


WINE CLUB:
Waina Hui (wine club) is our monthly gathering of friends to sample wines from around the world and to share in the enticing flavors of Roy’s Hawaiian Fusion cuisine.

Cost is $25 per guest and tastings are held monthly from 5:00-6:30pm and include a sampling of Roy’s signature appetizers. Reservations required.

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Private Dining

Elegantly remodeled in 2013, Roy’s La Jolla is located in the popular University Towne Center area, near La Jolla's conference hotels and adjacent to the popular UTC Mall. A variety of Private and Semi-private room options are available to accommodate group luncheons, dinners and cocktail receptions

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