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 5PM - 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/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Chef's Table, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine, Wine Bar
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
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.
We have eaten at Roy's in Maui, Atlanta ...
We have eaten at Roy's in Maui, Atlanta and Jacksonville Beach in the past and it has always been a favorite of mine. We took our family (a party of 12) on Father's Day for a special meal. I bragged about the food and the ambiance, and unfortunately our experience left a lot to be desired. Reservations through Open Table were easy and Roy's called to confirm the size of our group. Great start! When we arrived for our reservation, we were told to wait (really? I thought that's why I make reservations). It wasn't a terrible wait, maybe 15 minutes, and we were a large group, so we let it go. Our reservation was at 7pm and our food did not arrive until almost 9pm. We had children in our party so that was a challenge. Our waiter Charlie was friendly but inattentive. He didn't offer to even bring a bread basket or appetizer during our wait. We were told the kitchen was out of the chocolate souffle (the main dish I bragged about). I have never experienced that, and was terribly disappointed in the visit overall. The one bright spot was that our food arrived as ordered and was very delicious. However, the service left a bitter taste in our mouths. I will not be visiting this location again.
We sat at the high tops where you can se ...
We sat at the high tops where you can see the chefs at work. Great place to sit as it provides you with some entertainment and you usually get a food recommendation. In this case, it was a sushi recommendation. Busy night because it was Father's Day but the food was great and they even had a mahi special that is particular to this location. Wine and Hawaiian coffee also hit the spot. Highly recommend Roy's in Jax Beach.
We go to Roy's a couple of times a year ...
We go to Roy's a couple of times a year and we're never disappointed. The food and the staff are always first rate. They only get 'very good' on value because it is pricey enough that we can't afford to eat there more often.
The food is so delicious. Our favorite d ...
The food is so delicious. Our favorite dish is "butter fish" . The chef can make the Alaska's cod so tender like tofu. We are all enjoy the environment and food. We will definitely come back. Actually we make an reservation for Father's Day. This time we will try their Sushi and something else.
Okay food,fair service at high prices- long waits
I came here my family as a special occasion dinner. We waited SO LONG for our food and in the end, I don't think the food justified the wait or the prices. Service was slow albeit pleasant. Would not come back -- hope it was just an off night for them.
The food and ambiance are always perfect ...
The food and ambiance are always perfect when we dine here. It was the first time our friends had been to Roy's and they loved it and said they will definitely go back. Drinks were tasty and we had an absolutely wonderful time.
Great for special occasions
Always enjoy dinner here; it always feels like a special event. I did notice one of their signature cocktails, the Hawaiian Martini, seemed a little smaller than normal. For the price, it should be a little larger. I think next time I'm there I'll switch to a mai-tai.
Everything else about our meal was spectacular! Thanks, again!!
Big thank you to Roy's for making our 22 ...
Big thank you to Roy's for making our 22nd wedding anniversary dinner one to remember. Special thank you to Lindsey, Corey and Alissa for the spectacular service. Hat's off to Chef and his team for a wonderful dinner. My Braised spare ribs where incredible. The Belle Gloss Pinot Noir paired perfectly with it. My wife's Blackened Ahi Tuna was out of this world! We topped off the evening with the chocolate soufflé that knocked it out of the park. The attention to detail and the consistency of quality delicious food is why we come back for all of our celebrations. We wouldn't dare go anywhere else!
Thank you again for a perfect evening.
Hal & Jeri Murdock
Incredible Meal & Service
We are not frequent diners at Roy's but I have to say we have never been disappointed there. Tonight was no exception. Went there tonight for drinks and appetizers prior to dinner for our 41st Anniversary. The bar was packed (Happy Hour), a bit noisy and there were no seats, but the server behind the bar graciously went and found a seat somewhere in the restaurant for my wife. Not often do you get that kind of service. The drinks at the bar were strong and good and the Ebi Roll was great.
Our dinner, in a quiet booth decorated for our anniversary was superb. We both had the butterfish, which was probably the best fish dinner I have ever had. The fish was so flaky and moist and the sauce was indescribable. The steamed asparagus side could have used a little seasoning but was good nonetheless. Prior to our dessert coming out one of the managers stopped by to wish us a happy anniversary and handed us a $20 gift card. I was stunned, never having had that happen at any anniversary dinner in the last 41 years. The pineapple upside down cake that came out to end the evening couldn't have been a better ending to a great meal. Well done to the staff and especially our sever who ensured we had a memorable meal.
Great service -some hits-some misses.
Food was good,but salt encrusted rib eye was fatty and didn't have and more seasoning than an Outback steak. The filet was a better purchase. Mashed potatoes were very tasty. They had us order dessert early so it would be ready when we finished our meal--/ guess they forgot to put it in-we still waited about 15 minutes.
Roys at Jacksonville Beach is my favorit ...
Roys at Jacksonville Beach is my favorite special occasion restaurant. From making reservations, being greeted, the personal attention by the wait staff and managers, to the greeting when you leave it's always top notch
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