We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Roy's San Diego Waterfront

333 W Harbor Dr, San Diego, CA 92101-7709
+1 619-239-7697
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good30%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“butterfish” (57 reviews)
“sushi” (59 reviews)
Closed Now
All hours
American, Seafood, Sushi, Polynesian, Hawaiian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
333 W Harbor Dr, San Diego, CA 92101-7709
All Details
Write a Review
Reviews (698)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 657 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I guess we saved the best for last! Visited The Fish Market and Buon Appetito previously. Roy’s Hawaiian Fusion was great! Butterfish was perfectly prepared. Lobster bisque and miso soups were delightful! We would go again, but trip is over!

Thank Bibbit13
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Three of us ate dinner here while staying at the Marriott Marina. I️ usually don’t eat at restaurants that are associated with the hotel, but am glad I️ did this time. The view is beautiful - right on the marina. Service was impeccable, and the...More

Thank Memeheg
Reviewed 1 week ago

There is everything to like about Roy's. The Calamari was probably the best I have every had. Try the Lobster Bisque you won't be disappointed. The sushi was very fresh a presented beautifully. To top it all off, dining outside overlooking the marina was the...More

Thank Nanrip2013
Reviewed 1 week ago

Held a business dinner for 12 at Roy's. Excellent service, excellent food - 7 of the 12 ordered the famous miso butterfish! Highly recommend for groups!

Thank bkp21
Reviewed 1 week ago

A bit of a challenge finding your way to Roy's from the Marriott- quite a maze. Interior a bit dark and feels dated. Outside seating is wonderful, right at the Marina and sunsets are spectacular (see photo). I have always loved their Butterfish (Alaskan Black...More

Thank BE_Travelin
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a smallish business dinner here with about 10 people. Service was great with some pre-ordered shared appetizer plates and desserts, then we each ordered our own main course. Food was well prepared and great service.

Thank Sandy K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Celebrated a special occasion at Roy's and our waiter made the whole evening special. I'd for sure eat there again. My scallops dinner was delicious. And they surprised us with a special dessert. Memorable evening - Thank you Roy's!!

Thank AnytimeTravelChick
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Food was good. Nothing outstanding. Service was ok. Could have been better. No one went out of you way for you. A little disappointed

Thank Vicky81_9
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The chocolate souffle is a must. I had my first one 10 years ago and it is still perfect. Cocktails are great. Signature one in copper pineapple is the best. Pretty crowded. Outside sitting - make a reservation!

Thank Asia O
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We booked for 2 children and 2 adults and had a great time. The food was very very good and great service as well . Eating seafood while on the water is in my option the best way to eat seafood. The kids had a...More

1  Thank HJB1972
Nearby Restaurants
Richard Walker's Pancake House
1,295 reviews
.38 km away
Seasons 52
566 reviews
.43 km away
Sally's Fish House & Bar
724 reviews
.19 km away
Nearby Attractions
Seaport Village
3,770 reviews
.45 km away
San Diego Convention Center
650 reviews
.45 km away
The New Children's Museum
150 reviews
.34 km away
The Headquarters at Seaport
57 reviews
.50 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
7 June 2016|
Response from CMHCBB2011 | Reviewed this property |
They are very accommodating if you have dietary requests. I would recommend contacting them directly.
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, View, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 333 W Harbor Dr, San Diego, CA 92101-7709
    (1st Avenue)
  • Public Transportation: MTS Trolley stop across the street enar the Convention Center & Marriott Hotel & Marina
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 619-239-7697
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.
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing