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Roy's

4405 Honoapiilani Hwy, Lahaina, HI 96761
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    Tory K
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    5 Jul 04, 2012

    Roy's is great South Pacific fusion food. Creative and tasty. High end but the staff is very friendly and helpful and it is family friendly as well. Worth a stop if you are wanting to splurge on some really great food!

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    Connie Pistilli
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    4 Jul 17, 2013

    Roy’s in Kahana is the second oldest location of the chain. Located in a shopping center, you won’t find much of a view, but the food and service are excellent. Expect all the delicious Hawaiian favorites of the other locations but a more laid back setting. Behind the bar, Sean makes some mean drinks, and really spreads the Aloha spirit. You’ll find a lot of locals who are regulars here.

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    Gail S
    5 May 25, 2013

    Roy's is in the Gateway Kahana restaurant in West Maui. An excellent restaurant featuring Pacific Rim cuisine. The chocolate soufflé dessert is the best!

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    Tara Carberry
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    5 May 23, 2013

    This was Roy's location number 5 for me and as usual, the overall experience was lovely. This location is now in a Polynesian-style building by itself, with pretty views of a golf course and ponds. I didn't care much for the interior of this location though; it is far too open and so the noise level was quite high during the packed dinner hour. The bar is sitting in the middle of one side, then the open kitchen also added noise.

    One thing that still makes me sad at ALL Roy's is that they got rid of the Island Girl Margarita a few years ago. This time, I came prepared: I brought my own Li Hing powder and added it to my marg- yay! The edamame was tasty, as usual, and they brought their piping hot rolls when we requested them. For my dinner, I started with the Steamed Clams appetizer. Holy moley, those clams were HUGE! The broth was garlic delight, and the grilled bread/crostini served with the clams was so yummy. My bf's dad got the Spicy Tuna Roll, which put a fun spin on the usual by frying it in a crispy panko coating, topped it with masago, and drizzled the whole thing with a Sriracha aioli. Definitely not a low-fat version, but very good nonetheless. Our table also shared an order of the ribs, which we all loved from past experiences. Roy's bartender also made a mean dirty martini for me. Ahh.

    For dinner, I tried the Crab Crusted Mahimahi. The fish was so fresh and tender, and the crab crust was to die for. It was served with "buttery asparagus, fried capers, and a Shichimi beurre blanc". Asparagus is perhaps my favorite vegetable, and I would eat almost anything if it were coated in that beurre blanc. Heaven.

    Last of all, the table shared two desserts: the Pineapple Upside Down Cake and Roy's Chocolate Lava Cake. I had never tried the pineapple cake before, and I quite enjoyed it. Plus, it seemed so appropriate, in Maui. The chocolate cake was sweet decadence, as always.

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    Arthur C
    3 Apr 30, 2013

    Roy's Kaanapali is an excellent restaurant, open 7 days, both lunch & dinner. Warning -- it is noisy! If this bothers you, go early or late and ask for a table far from the center of the room. They have large portions, so go early in your trip and you'll have tasty leftovers to take back to your fridge. Don't miss the gyoza (potstickers) appetizer, and the chocolate souffle (tasty, and exceedingly rich and filling). Check them for well-priced prix fixe specials on some days of the week.

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    Art Chester
    3 Apr 30, 2013

    Roy's Kaanapali is an excellent restaurant, open 7 days, both lunch & dinner. Warning -- it is noisy! If this bothers you, go early or late and ask for a table far from the center of the room. They have large portions, so go early in your trip and you'll have tasty leftovers to take back to your fridge. Don't miss the gyoza (potstickers) appetizer, and the chocolate souffle (tasty, and exceedingly rich and filling). Check them for well-priced prix fixe specials on some days of the week.

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    Sherry H
    5 Jun 16, 2014

    Asian Fusion Fine Dining at it's best. The Chocolate Lava cake is the best dessert on the island!

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    Mika Roberts
    5 Dec 14, 2013

    Fantastic upscale food and beautiful setting on the golf course.

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    Patricia B
    5 May 31, 2013
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    5 May 23, 2013
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    5 May 04, 2013
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    Catherine Strazzeri
    5 Oct 19, 2012

    food is incredible!

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    Phylis Herald
    5 Jul 05, 2012

    Excellent. Best salmon ever!

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    Melva Williams
    5 Nov 25, 2011
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4.5 out of 5
14 member's reviews
52 people visited Roy's

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Roy's, named after legendary Hawaiian chef Roy Yamaguchi, is one of the best regarded restaurants in the state. The menu here includes high-class versions of all the local favorites found across the islands, many of which were created or perfected at this vary establishment. Roy Yamaguchi's culinary experimentation has helped shape and create Hawaiian cuisine, and dining at his restaurants across ... read more
Oahu provide maybe the best places to sample some truly authentic examples of this delicious fusion food. Tropical flavors of the islands blend with Asian influences and unique Hawaiian flair to create dishes that are at once familiar and mindbogglingly new. Still, this is very much high class dining, so the price and the portions are managed accordingly. If you are a foodie, any restaurant touting Roy's namesake is sure to be among the top restaurants in Hawaii to enjoy a stand-out meal.