About Roy's Jacksonville Beach
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 Jacksonville Beach located along route A1A between JT Butler Highway and Beach Blvd; featuring an exhibition kitchen with a sushi counter and two private rooms that accommodate up to 60 guests.
Seafood, Sushi, Steakhouse
Hours of Operation:
Open Everyday at 4PM
Weekend Brunch at 11AM
Aloha Hour 4-7PM
Dinner 4PM - Close
$31 to $50
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Complimentary valet parking & self parking.
Bus & local trolley stop directed in front of the restaurant
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Chef's Table, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine
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 of 10 to 180 guests. Full buyout also available.
Roy's Jacksonville Beach Ratings and Reviews
Over-rated, aside from the Wedge Salad a ...
Over-rated, aside from the Wedge Salad and lobster potstickers. There was a bug in my drink...average service. Luke-warm food service, and attitude of inconveniencing the staff. Done. Not the same establishment I recall from years past.
We had a large party. The food was very ...
We had a large party. The food was very good, service excellent. Personally I felt for the $$$ value of the menu it was a tab to much compared to other upscale establishments. They may have a fruit fly problem, I had fruit flies in my salad and had to return it. Management offered other free items to satisfy me for the issue.
Service was excellent, all the staff was ...
Service was excellent, all the staff was very friendly and attentive to us. One drawback was the matter of dessert which was put to us even before we ate! Something about the time wait for prep but disconcerting -- I don't know if I want dessert before I've eaten. Asked twice, don't think that's a good idea - sounds pushy! Otherwise, was a great experience, lovely ambience!
A good restaurant especially for a chain ...
A good restaurant especially for a chain. However the price for simple drink (vodka and tonic $11) and my seafood entree for $40 was too much for what I got. I made the mistake of not asking the price of the special entree I ordered. Got there with an Opentable reservation for 7:30 on a Saturday night and still had to wait 20 minutes perhaps that is by design to get you to buy a drink for $11 at the bar. Very loud at first, fortunately by the time we left at 9:30 it had quieted down. The service was very good especially when one in my party ordered a special and they had run out. They brought a substitute and did not charge for it. Food is very good but when the prices are in the $30s for an entree it really has to be even better. It's cousin Bonefish has comparable food and ambiance and costs less
The service was exceptional. (Five star ...
The service was exceptional. (Five star)
The food, with the exception of the lobster bisque, was sub par to say the least. I ordered the Roy's Trio and not one of the fish dishes was good. I was disappointed and could have kicked myself for not going to Eleven South instead.
My meal tasted like poor quality food covered in gourmet sauces (three ways)
My check was $80 and I left a 25% tip.
Properly serviced (not too little or too ...
Properly serviced (not too little or too much). Excellent food commensurate with the higher cost.
We started with the appetizer sampler where we thoroughly enjoyed all but the vegetable that was placed under the chicken. Wife had scallops, which were delicious - had to force her to give me a taste :) I had a medium cooked ribeye that was perfectly cooked and cut of meat was nicely marbled.
We have dined at Roy's in Jax Beach seve ...
We have dined at Roy's in Jax Beach several times in the past few months and we all felt this past visit was not up to par. We sat down at the bar first only to be welcomed by seats with food on them, left by the previous patron. Kind of turned us off. from the get go. The wagyu beef sliders on the bar menu are outstanding! We were seated at our table by the always very friendly, prompt, courteous and knowledgeable wait staff. The Summer pre fixe menu was so/so. The soba noodles with beef tasted like no more than a bowl of Ramen and soy sauce with some beef scraps (supposed filet), tossed in, the swordfish was so small it was good for about five bites and also had a rather strong taste of cilantro, not my faavority herb. Th pre-fixe dessert was a custard of some kind topped with a citrus tasting super sweet syrup. Actually too sweet to finish. The Calamari appetizer was ok, but nothing to write home about and it too was weak on the amount served. The Lobster bisque on the other hand was flavorful and quite tasty. Both guests enjoyed their soup.
Quite frankly this was a disappointing trip to us and not so sure we will make it back in the recent future. Fortunately we had a $20 coupon card given to us at a previous visit because no one felt this meal was worth the cost and the time it took for us to drive to Jax Beach.
Better luck next time I suppose...
Wonderful dinner! Started with the appet ...
Wonderful dinner! Started with the appetizer "canoe" for 6: sumptuous short ribs; steak and chicken (on sticks); lobster filled dumplings & tuna sushi rolls. All were good, especially enjoyed the ribs, sushi & dumplings. Steak & the chicken were okay, but not great. Our table of 7 ordered the seafood specials : sea bass & Mahi, and short ribs. The short ribs, as always, are melt-in-your mouth & delicious! The nut crusted Mahi, seated with grits was delightful. The sea bass (@$45) was outstanding, served with a decadent sauce & pan seared gnocchi, that was equally pleasing. Only setback was, although the plates were piping hot-the bass felt quite cold--more room temperature, which seemed odd & disappointing. Overall though, excellent service & truly outstanding flavors!
Roy's is one of our favorite restaurants ...
Roy's is one of our favorite restaurants for special occasions. The service is always fantastic and the food is an experience. The Mai tai reminds me of when we lived in Hawaii. The also have a wonderful wine list and do a great job pairing with the food you have ordered. Highly recommend.
One of my favorite restaurants in North ...
One of my favorite restaurants in North Florida. Consistently great food, awesome drinks, great service in a very lively environment. Our waiter was terrific, was taking my almost empty mai tai glass when I objected (several sips left) and he dropped the glass; apologized profusely, got me a towel for few drops splattered on my shirt, then brought me a whole new drink. He was great.
All of us thoroughly enjoyed the appetizers, soup, salad, and the different main courses; tried different choices including the evening special and all were wonderful.
It was my first time at this restaurant ...
It was my first time at this restaurant an I sat at the chefs table. It was awesome. I loved watching all the many chefs cooking. The ambience was awesome. Every one I encountered that worked there were so nice an helpful and informative. I had a delicious mai tai. A salad, lobster roll an chocolate lava cake for dessert. It was all so delicious. The manager said hi to me an asked how everything was and I said awesome.
The Maui wowie salad is back to its amaz ...
The Maui wowie salad is back to its amazing tanginess after years of blandness.
Sushi was good,Hawaiian martinis delicious.
Service was super slow, we waited over an hour for three sushi rolls. We had marked our reservation as a birthday celebration, no dessert!!!
Don't think we will celebrate our birthdays here in the future.
I have a hard time not ordering Butterfi ...
I have a hard time not ordering Butterfish @ Roy's because it is out of this world. I did get the Alaskan Halibut which is a special for a limited time and it was delicious. The lobster bisque was my starter this time which was also prepared to perfection. It was bot overly rich with cream as many are. I have enjoyed Roy's at a number of locations and have always had a wonderful dinner and overall experience.
We had party of six. Each person had a w ...
We had party of six. Each person had a wonderful experience and a great meal. To start, we ordered calamari for the table and it was maybe the best any of us have ever had. Two ordered the fish sampler and it was delicious. Another ordered the shellfish sampler and found it to be excellent. Other dishes were the braised pork, mahi, and thai chicken. All were reported as great. The service was attentive but not intrusive. Thanks!
Roy's has been a go to dining spot for u ...
Roy's has been a go to dining spot for us over the years . This visit was a bit off from the rest however and want to be fair in my comments. First off the service is outstanding both from the wait staff and the management. (Her name is Lindsey) My wife ordered the spring rolls appetizer & salmon entre and I ordered the calamari appetizer & rib eye entre. The spring rolls were rather bland, almost tasteless and the citrus nam pla sauce wasn't much help. That said, however, the calamari, finished with lime, was outstanding. (one of the best calamari appetizers I have had).
The waiter, who was extremely attentive and timely, returned & said they were out of rib eye & offered me a NY Strip. I actually prefer NY Strip. When the entres were served the 1st thing my wife noticed was that her salmon was well overcooked, even dried out. The waiter was apologetic & took it back for a second attempt. Meanwhile I cut into my NY Strip only to find it was done medium, not medium rare, as I had requested. The waiter also removed the steak for a second attempt.
Side bar: Your water glass will never be empty & you won't have to ask for a another drink
The 2nd salmon entre arrived under cooked and we returned it as well but by then my wife did not want to try it again. My NY Strip came back done perfectly as requested & well portioned. The side of Parmesan fries was tasty although could have been a bit more crispy. (matter of taste here) The waiter, who was very much on his game, went immediately to Lindsey, the manager, who came to the table twice and comp'd the salmon entre as well as our appetizers and served us an additional appetizer. Roy's in Jax beach serves up some unusual and tasty Asian fusion entres and this experience was not typical for us. One thing you can count on however is that they seem very much to care about their guests and want them to have a great dining experience. Yes, we left a bit disappointed this time however it will not prevent us from returning.
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