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Roy's Hawaii Kai

6600 Kalanianaole Hwy, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96825-1273
+1 808-396-9875
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good22%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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Seafood, Polynesian, Hawaiian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
6600 Kalanianaole Hwy, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96825-1273
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We decided to get our Waikiki and pick this restaurant after seeing the reviews. Best decision ever! We went upstairs to the restaurant and had a great table on the window overlooking to ocean and the mountains! Was 630 so still light. I ordered the...More

Thank Belinda K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I never give perfect scores but this is my second place restaurant on the island of Oahu. The secret is too always sit on the first floor lanai. We enjoyed the three course price fix dinner with wine tastings paired with each this past weekend....More

Thank 69ashe69
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our first time here and it was fine -- not superb, but fine. The ocean views are spectacular, the service quite good, the food was good. Everything here seemed to have an Asian flair, which is fine except for people with food allergies....More

Thank Mark D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband & I have been coming to the Original Roy’s in Hawaii Kai since 1989. We recently celebrated our 29th wedding anniversary with another fabulous dinner at Roy’s. The ocean & Koko Head view, the service, & the food is incomparable! We like to...More

Thank PtLomafoodie
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The flavors are unique and very good, but I felt that I could get far more authentic local cuisine at other places, and for much cheaper prices. I had the butterfish, which was a cod, so not at all local. The dim sum boat was...More

Thank jbikales
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Appetizers on the “canoe “ was all solid but none were outstanding. The butterfish was delicious but it was a piece of fish with a little rice underneath it but no veggies. The fish did have a delicious savory flavor. All the other main courses...More

Thank Lauren K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The highlight of the evening was the moi fish. It's not easy to find and Roy's did it right. Very subtle dressing to bring out the flavor of the fish. Nice ambience, great service.

Thank Ahu2014
Reviewed 28 February 2018

Apparently Roy's is famous, a must-do for locals and visitors. I can only assume that's a result of history and the relatively low bar set by so many restaurants here. We had a cordial server, and the room (upstairs, this in Hawaii Kai) is nice...More

Thank Michael M
Reviewed 27 February 2018

This is the best Roy's on the island. My husband had a Mai Tai & I had a Guava Lemonade for drinks-with were excellent. This is the original Roy's. We each had the 3 course tasting menu. For the appetizers we had a chicken spring...More

Thank susan c
Reviewed 6 February 2018

Where to start, incredible experience. We made a reservation for my wife and I. We were welcome at the ground floor by host, in a few minutes we were call by the hostess upstairs at the main restaurant. We asked for a table to watch...More

Thank humph4u
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8 September 2016|
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Response from Travelgirl2171 | Reviewed this property |
Not sure about the menu - their website should be able to advise The restaurant is a licensed premise
28 June 2016|
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Response from REDMEN92 | Reviewed this property |
Yes I believe they do.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$35 - US$80
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, View, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6600 Kalanianaole Hwy, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96825-1273
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Oahu  >  Honolulu
  • Phone Number: +1 808-396-9875
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