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For 2
Date
Thu, 2/22
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9:00 PM
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Roy's - San Francisco

4.3
3067 reviews
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$31 to $50
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Seafood
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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 San Francisco located in bustling SoMa, just two blocks from the Moscone Center.
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Private dining
Dining Style
Fine Dining
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Cuisines
Seafood, Sushi, Steakhouse
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Hours of operation
Open Everyday at 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
(415) 777-0277
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Payment options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Business Casual
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Executive chef
Nathan Payo
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Catering
Call For Details
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
Between 1st and 2nd
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Parking details
Additional parking is available in multiple garages on Mission Street and behind the restaurant on Minna Street. Parking fees vary.
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Public transit
BART (Montgomery Exit) MUNI (Mission #12)
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Additional
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine

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Roy Yamaguchi is known the world over for pioneering Pacific Rim Cuisine - a melding of bold Asian Spices and European Sauces always with a focus on local ingredients and fresh seafood. Our vast array of unique, seasonal menus are sure to please even the most discerning guests.

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4.3  based on recent ratings
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4.3
service
4.2
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3.8
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wedgeheadjunkie (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined a day ago

Had the Roy's Trio today -- salmon, tuna, and of course the butterfish!
Never fails to satisfy, and my clients were very impressed, too.
Thanks, Roy's!

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RoselleL 
1.0  Dined 4 days ago

“Lets just say i wouldn't recommend Roys restaurant to anyone”

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vipStemguy (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined 5 days ago

Dropped in and ate at the bar, as we’ve done before. Very relaxing with great service and food. Never gets old.

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vipAbby (San Francisco)
4.0  Dined 5 days ago

Excellent food and a very good server. Quite pricey but good food and selection

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Kelly (Memphis)
4.0  Dined 5 days ago

Candlelit and cozy, attentive server, mediocre food- definitely not worth the price. We tried the lobster bisque, wedge salad, butterfish and seared tuna- all OK. We were definitely expecting better in San Francisco! The one part of the meal that was actually delicious was the lobster/bacon/ truffle Mac and Cheese.

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OpenTable Diner (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined 5 days ago

It was great! Delicious food amazing service!

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OpenTable Diner (Las Vegas)
5.0  Dined 6 days ago

Service was amazing and so was the food.

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buzz (Los Angeles)
2.0  Dined on February 15, 2018

Hawaiian Fusion? Not this place. Drinks-expensive, too sweet. Ordered Roy’s Famous Mai Tai, Roy’s is supposed to be Hawaiian Fusion, one would expect a Hawaiian flair to the bar delivery, it came in a simple glass with a slice of pineapple—no cherries, no cocktail umbrella. Food-so/so. On the phone when making reservation was told the menu was Prix Fixe but on ordering food it looked more like an à la carte menu. This is supposed to be Hawaiian Fusion but does a Filet with mac and cheese strike you as Fusion? Potstickers looked & tasted more like cold perogies; a bit chewy, bland and tough— couldn't really identify a lobster taste. The crispy chicken spring rolls although had an appealing citrus flavor were cold & very oily. Lobster Bisque was Hot in both ways, steaming and 'Very Spicy". My Filet Mignon came with 5 fries - must have had a run on potatoes. My friend ordered the Filet & Lobster, Filet looked more like a NY Cut Steak. Dessert no different that at Applebee’s who now owns all mainland Roy's restaurants. Bathrooms are “Unisex, by the time we used them they were filthy and the floors wet. Parking: told over the phone “Oh there’s street parking.” You ever try to park at a downtown San Francisco Street? There is no valet parking, give yourself enough time to find parking; on my 3rd go-around the block I was able to pull up behind a car leaving the area 15 parking spots up the street from Roy’s. Upstairs dining area looked no different than the back room of some strip mall Chinese restaurant with no windows and tables crammed into a small space, we elected to be seated in the main floor dining area. Ambience: NONE—Roy’s is advertised as a Hawaiian Fusion restaurant; this was Valentines Day, no roses or flower arrangements on the tables, no Valentines décor at all, only a few vases with plastic flowers on the window sills. Candles-cheap plastic battery operated candles & no table-linen, we asked for one. For the price we expected a better experience.

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Phil (San Francisco)
4.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

I would have given Roys a five star for food and service except for two issues. My fillet of Alaskan Cod served me was the tail end of a fillet, narrow and thin. Sent it back, and received in place a wonderfully cooked appropriate piece of fish. My wife ordered wine with her main meal, and it was delivered late, well into her meal. Other than this, it was a wonderful evening event.

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Greg (San Francisco)
4.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

It was a four course meal and i thought we were given several choices that looked good. The best part of the meal were the appetizers. The pork ribs and the lobster potstickers were great. The miso soup was one of the best I had ever had. The entree was what you'd expect so good not great. And the dessert was basic but alright. The drinks were reasonably priced - jalapeño margarita!! Valentine’s Day so take it with a grain of truffle salt.

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