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Roy's - Desert Ridge

5350 E Marriott Dr, inside the JW Marriott Desert Ridge Resort & Spa, Phoenix, AZ 85054
+1 480-419-7697
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good27%
  • Average14%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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American, Seafood, Sushi, Polynesian, Hawaiian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
5350 E Marriott Dr, inside the JW Marriott Desert Ridge Resort & Spa, Phoenix, AZ 85054
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

the outdoor Hawiian atmosphere is lovely and the service attentive. The food is quite ordinary and very pricey. DONT ask for bread. There is none. The rolls served were right out of the cafeteria.The special desert was ordinary.Full of noisy tourists[ok I guess if youre...More

Thank maven75
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food was up to typical Roy quality and taste. However, the service was lacking. Fro taking the water glasses when we ordered Pellegrino to a 20 minute wait for bringing us the Pellegrino to bringing us the steak knives after they served the steak,...More

Thank David S
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

had the butterfish and it is delicious. It is the only restaurant that I have found in town that serves butterfish. Portions are just right. Salad, soup and desert all great.

Thank Leslie A
Reviewed 16 March 2018

Went here with friends. The restaurant is located in the J.W. Marriott resort. Valet parking is validated at the restaurant so you can drive to resort entrance doors. Ordered drinks on the patio for 'aloha hour' while waiting for our dinner reservation. Atmosphere was visually...More

Thank GrandFan13
Reviewed 16 March 2018

We were at the JW on vacation and thought staying at the hotel for dinner at Roy's would be a treat. Very, very average meal. We were in Phoenix for 5 nights and Roy's was the least interesting meal we had.

Thank Nora S
Reviewed 13 March 2018 via mobile

It’s been a long time since I’ve been to Roy’s and I try not to eat at Roy’s on the mainland but it’s attached to the hotel. I was surprised at how good it was. Service was real good and the food was good.

Thank CarnivoreGunter_TX
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

There’s always a good mix of people from all over staying in JW Marriott. A nice local singer/guitar player performs on Friday’s. Great to sit at fire pit and enjoy cocktails and appetizers. Menu changes every so often. Staple favorites: Parmesan fries, LOVED the Mac...More

Thank XSNRG87
Reviewed 4 March 2018

We have been fans for Roy Yamaguchi's restaurants for decades, starting with the long-standing store in Hawaii Kai and the Honolulu downtown store (now closed). We have dined at Roy's outlets in the islands and the mainland. We were surprised to find out that Roy...More

1  Thank GerryC1234
Reviewed 5 February 2018 via mobile

Visited with friends seafood great. Started with happy hour drinks and appetizers at the bar then to dinner. Waiter very attentive food excellent

1  Thank hollymuff21
Reviewed 5 February 2018

The service was amazing, Food was superb Our server was able to tell us food options, flavours and provide us with great recommendations

Thank balicatgirl
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5 February 2017|
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Response from OSUfanHouston | Reviewed this property |
Call Roy's in advance or call the Hotel's concierge to gain their assistance to plan the perfect celebration, happy birthday.
thomas r
17 December 2016|
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Response from drbking | Reviewed this property |
Yes, very good pricing on appetizers and drinks
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 30
Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5350 E Marriott Dr, inside the JW Marriott Desert Ridge Resort & Spa, Phoenix, AZ 85054
    (East Pathfinder Drive)
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Central Arizona  >  Phoenix>  > Desert Ridge
  • Neighbourhood: Desert Ridge
  • Phone Number: +1 480-419-7697
  • E-mail
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.
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