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About Roy's - San Francisco
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.
San Francisco, CA 94105
Seafood, Sushi, Steakhouse
Hours of Operation:
Open Everyday at 4PM
Dinner: 5PM - Close
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
Between 1st and 2nd
$31 to $50
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Additional parking is available in multiple garages on Mission Street and behind the restaurant on Minna Street. Parking fees vary.
BART (Montgomery Exit) MUNI (Mission #12)
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.
Roy's - San Francisco Ratings and Reviews
Outstanding experience every time here. Worth the travel to SF for great dining and super friendly and attentive staff.
Aloha Hour at the Bar from 4-7 pm with excellent drinks and appetizer selections and prices. Seafood selections for dinner are awesome and presentations are deliciously appealing.
Used a Travelzoo coupon, so the value was there. We both had a Mahi Mahi fish main course, which had a tasty crust on it, but was a bit dry. Lemon tart dessert was excellent. Four courses - two of them shared - however was too much food for a couple in their late 70s.
This venue was selected to celebrate my birthday. The staff at Roy's did everything possible to make our meal as special as possible. From flowers and a birthday card at the table when we arrived, to the special birthday dessert at the end of the meal. Our food was absolutely delicious and the service was impeccable.
Many thanks to Roy's for a perfect evening!
My experience at Roy's was just perfect! I made a reservation for my anniversary, and they had already decorated our table with a special card and violet flowers before we arrived. We ordered the lobster potstickers, the misoyaki butferfish, and the braised short ribs. The butterfish literally melted in my mouth and the sauce was delicious. The short ribs were super juicy and even came with a side of macadamia nut cookies, miso soup, and kimchi fried rice. Best of all, they even gave us a complimentary chocolate souffle with ice cream since it was our anniversary. Highly recommend Roy's for anyone celebrating a special ocassion!
I have eaten at various Roys in my lifetime and remember it very differently. You can just tell they are now owned by a company who spread sheets everything. The restaurant world of options is vast and Roys days have come and gone. Sorry...but it was really expensive and really below mediocre
Ate at Roys in Hawaii 5 star. So was excited to go again here in Bay Area of San Francisco. Really disappointed the memu was really different not a large selection. I will go back in Hawaii but not to San Francisco. Also it was so hot in there a customer next to me and I had to use the menu to fan ourselves,
The restaurant wasn't that crowded but it took a fairly long time to get water.
The wait server appeared rushed, and not overly friendly.
My wife's lunch entree was cold.
The busperson (who brought our food and cleaned up) was excellent.
When you pay $120 for lunch for 4, you should expect and get better.
We had a very enjoyable evening at Roys starting with an excellent happy hour cocktail at the bar. We had excellent service.....solicitous without being intrusive. The food was varied, good and plentiful. Will definitely go back next time we are in the city.
I would not recommend this restaurant at all. Ever.
I even sent a complaint to the corporate office and have not heard back yet. That's how bad it was. There are so many better options in SF--go anywhere but here.
Beware of the poke--make sure you ask what is in everything if you can't/don't eat certain things, they put octopus in the poke without telling anyone (not on the menu; we asked what was in it). The food was average at best other than the disgusting poke. The roll we ordered was something I could get at my local safeway (and it would be better). Service? What service? Terrible. Dirty tables. Just yuck.
Always a great night out with excellent service and food. And of course, the innovative cocktails. I always find something I want to try. The wine list is great too, though I've never made it that far. I recommend making an appetizer meal out of it - they have so many great ones and it gives you more taste opportunities. Sit at the chef's counter so you can watch them cook - it's slow motion zen. Really great.
Everyone really welcomes you here and you feel like any night is a special event.
Excellent setting, service and variety of food options. My meal was fabulous but my friend had a rice dish that was so salty she couldn't eat it. The waiter and manager offered to correct the issue and ultimately removed the charge from the bill voluntarily. The large restaurant allows for large groups and intimate consversations for smaller parties of 2.
Great place for great south pacific/fusion types of food. Also sushi and plentiful seafood options. The place was packed on a Wednesday night and we had to wait 15 mins or so for our reservation. Because of the crowded nature, it was quite noisy. Our meals were excellent and we will definitely be returning.
I made a reservation on OpenTable for Sunday night at 9pm, for which I received an email confirmation. I called the restaurant at 8:50 to let them know we would be 5-10 minutes late because the symphony got out late. They told me that the kitchen closed at 9pm and my reservation was actually for 8:45. I said no, I have the email confirmation for 9pm and the hostess pretty much said "tough s***." Won't be going there ever again.
We ordered a nice bottle of wine and then the regular menus were taken away and a very limited Travelzoo menu was brought to our table. A choice between 2 appetizers, neither of which appealed to us, a salad, limited entree choices and a choice between 2 desserts. The salad was an unappetizing lettuce (wilted), very small with a couple of tomatoes. We actually felt like second class diners. We had looked forward to a special dinner and had booked a hotel to spend the night in SF. An attractive setting, but I would not return. We had enjoyed eating at other Roy's.
We used the Travelzoo discount
The food was good.
We asked several times for a refill of water.
Coffee came, no spoon... we had to take the fork from the other table given they already cleared our utensils.
The waiter was less than attentive. We noticed he was more attentive to the 'non-travelzoo' prefix clients.
We typically go on there for the aloha hour. The bartenders are great.
We've have parties there in the past. I feel the wait staff has either gone down or given we used a 'discounted' meal they didn't care to be attentive.
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