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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
Aloha Hour: 4-7PM
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, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine
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
I have never been disappointed at Roy's. It is a favorite spot for a business lunch without too much disruption. The food is always excellent, the wait staff friendly and efficient, and the portion sizes for a business lunch are perfect. We are never rushed. I will go back to Roy's whenever I want to have a business lunch that is casual, but allows us to focus on the topics we need to discuss.
While the food was delicious, the service was seriously lacking. I've eaten here on multiple occasions and this is not the norm. We had dirty plates left on our table for extended periods of time and waited long periods of time between wine refills. Server was polite, but rarely checked on us.
Having been to Roys in Las Vegas and Hawaii we thought about trying it in SF.
A mistake from entering the restaurant we weren't welcomed, the restaurant was off beat. The waiter wasn't knowledgeable and additionally rude. The food was mediocre for $60/head which isn't acceptable. The best part was the lava cake which was great, but the rolls were average, the poke unfresh and old.
The corporate office was nice to call us and offer us $50 to visit but we had such a bad time that we will not use that offer. They said the SF manager would call us and nothing has happened. Think this show how much the restaurant doesn't care.
There are so many better places to spend $60. Unless they change Roys will be out of business in 12 months.
We have been dining at Roys SF for over a decade. In the past few years, we've seen a slight decline of the overall experience, but tonight we were really disappointed. I think if a fine dining establishment needs to resort to travelzoo coupons, it's generally a sign things aren't going well. In our previous visit, the dining room was bustling with guests using a coupon. That meal, my lamb was overcooked and the quality and portion of meat were sad - more befit a $22 price tag than near $50. I let the experience go but tonight returned to find again lackadaisical service and pretty unremarkable food. The Maui wowie salad was tired and lacked any pop - over dressed with maybe three little shrimp and virtually no avocado. The chicken satay was accompanied by peanut butter. Everything felt a little cold and skimped. My butterfish portion could have gone down in one big mouthful if I weren't trying to savor it. We spent a long time in between courses with empty plates, empty wine glasses. I wish that instead of focusing on redesigning the upstairs dining room, they would refocus on quality of food, preparation, timing, and attention.
I spent my 50th birthday at Roy's in Hawaii and I've just spent my 64th birthday at Roy's in San Francisco. Both events have created wonderful memories. The blood orange infused vodka lemon drop was excellent. All the entrees were excellent and the complimentary dessert was fabulous!
We love this restaurant... Great food and location.
Last night was the worst experience we have encountered. The food was great, but the server was horrible.
He started off with an attitude and we had no idea why. As he checked on us throughout our dinner he conveyed irritation and acted as if we were an afterthought as he passed by.
At the end of our meal, he offered to box up our leftovers and stated that he would put them in separate containers. He combined my food with rice that absorbed all the sauce. I asked why they were together in the same container and he stated "the gentleman said it was fine." Problem was, he hadn't spoken to my date about this.
Given his demeanor all evening, lying was the straw that broke the camel's back on this experience.
Took my mom for her 75 birthday with family. Busboy accidentally spilled water on on my wife's back. He was new, it was just water, manager came over immediately and took care of matters. Accidents happen so no biggie, my wife was very understanding and told the busboy she's not angry and tried to get him to smile. Food was excellent! Service was awful! As a group of 6, 3 were served at once and had to wait an additional 3-5 minutes for the other 3 to come so we could eat. Sad thing was, this was for all 3 courses. Server never once stopped by to see how our meal was. We talked to the manager, he was great and handled everything in a very professional manor. I'd definitely go back for the food, just will hope for a different server.
The whole dining experience was great. However, I did not appreciate our waitress chasing us out the door asking for the remaining bill . Our bill was paid in full by credit card and a gift card. She should have check with the manager on duty ( since he was the one who settled our bill) before she chased us making us feel like criminals.
Went to Aloha hour first before dinner. During the Aloha hour, we had Tempura-crusted Ahi Roll and Kalua Pork Sliders. My husband really likes the Kalua Pork Sliders. The Tempura-crusted Ahi Roll was not how I thought it would be. It had such tiny amount of Ahi. The roll was more rice than Ahi. We had Hawaiian Martini which we liked the best out of all the cocktails during that time. We had another and took to our table for dinner.
Of course we had to order Roy's delicious melting hot chocolate soufflé first so that it will be ready when we finish our main dish. My husband had Grilled Filet Mignon & Butter Roasted Maine Lobster Tail. Tasty but the lobster tail was not juicy as when I make it. I had Roy's Trio
(Hibachi Grilled Salmon - Misoyaki “Butterfish” - Blackened Island Ahi). They were all moist and delicious!
Roy's made us feel special on our 2 year anniversary! Our server was great, the food was very good ( especially the scallops and the LAVA CAKE!) and they provided us with orchids on the table, a complimentary dessert and a photo at the end of the meal. It pricey, and the food was good but not great.
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