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Roy's

#460 of 7,702 Restaurants in Chicago
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720 N State St, Chicago, IL 60654-3820 (Corner of Superior and State Street.)
+1 312-787-7599
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16:00 - 22:00
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Sun 16:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 16:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 16:00 - 23:00
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Naperville, Illinois
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101 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Deciding on a staycation for Spring Break this year, we went downtown to Roy's for a Sunday night dinner. We have been to the Chicago location about 10 times and nationwide locations probably close to 50 times. NEVER a bad meal. ALWAYS over the top service and food. This dinner, we had the Butterfish, Short Ribs, Salmon and Shrimp. All... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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2,755 reviews
1,551 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1,771 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I have celebrated anniversaries and birthdays at Roy's. Located at 720 North State Street at the corner of State and Superior, across the street from Holy Name Cathedral, it is the definition of the high-end chain serving notable chef Roy Yamaguchi's Hawaiian fusion fare in a contemporary setting. It is conveniently located, the bar scene is noisy,... More 

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Thank Taylor B
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40 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

Visited with friends to celebrate my birthday. Excellent food and delicious drink! The rib appetizer is amazing. Salmon was tender and scrumptious. We found a Groupon and saved 50% off the dinner price, but would have been happy even without the discount! Marlin was our server and added to the delightful evening. Don't miss the chocolate lava cake for dessert!... More 

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Thank Larry G
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35 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

Roy's is always worth the drive for us. The food is consistently great and the service can't be compared. Excellent gluten free options. We always leave excited to start planning to come back again. Be sure to save room for dessert!

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Thank msp526
Chicago, United States
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58 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 March 2017

Went on a Saturday night for a date with my wife. Both of our dinners were very well presented and very tasty. Portions were more than adequate, and we left quite full. Appetizers (vegetable roll; pork ribs) were excellent. Entrees were also tasty and good portion. Key lime pie dessert was outstanding. Added a side: bacon mac and cheese with... More 

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Illinois
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333 reviews
195 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 March 2017

I recently attended a business dinner here on a Monday night. The group was about 10 people. The selected appetizers were the highlight of the meal. Ribs were excellent, sushi roll was good and the chicken skewers were cooked well. The mains were good but unremarkable. Service was attentive throughout.

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Hull, Massachusetts
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1,096 reviews
650 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 338 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 December 2016 via mobile

If it's cold outside, DO NOT sit near the windows unless you want your feet to get frostbite. The service was good, and most of the food as well. They were very good about making sure dietary restrictions were addressed. The lobster bisque and shrimp tempura roll were spectacular. My wife's tofu was not worth ordering ever again (no flavor).... More 

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York, South Carolina
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176 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 December 2016

I attended a business dinner at this restaurant. I sampled appetizers, lobster bisque, butter fish, and dessert. Everything was excellent. The lobster bisque was a bit different than others I've had because it had a bit of spiciness to it which I liked. The butter fish was as good as any fish I have had. Together with some good wine... More 

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Highland Park, Illinois
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533 reviews
342 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 189 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 December 2016

We had a lovely family meal here the night after Thanksgiving. For full disclosure we had a Travelzoo for a prix fixe dinner for four. There were five of us. Our son just ordered off the menu and was extremely pleased with his meal. For the Travelzoo we had the chicken spring rolls, grilled Cesar salad, choice of entree and... More 

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Springfield, Illinois
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1,002 reviews
641 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 141 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 November 2016

Nice Hawaiian Fusion cuisine and having been to the Original in Honolulu, this is one is just as good without the travel miles. Service has been described by other travelers as slow and I agree. But the food preparation and meals are excellent. Their cod dish was delicious and you must not leave without having the Chocolate Souffle. Keep in... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 6 - USD 30
Cuisine
Hawaiian, Seafood, Sushi, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
16:00 - 21:00
Monday
16:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
16:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
16:00 - 22:00
Thursday
16:00 - 22:00
Friday
16:00 - 23:00
Saturday
16:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 720 N State St, Chicago, IL 60654-3820
    (Corner of Superior and State Street.)
  • Public Transportation: EL train stop 1 block north at Chicago and State.
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago
  • Phone Number: +1 312-787-7599
Description
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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?