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Roy's - San Francisco

575 Mission St, San Francisco, CA 94105-2933
+1 415-777-0277
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good36%
  • Average18%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
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Asian, Hawaiian, American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
575 Mission St, San Francisco, CA 94105-2933
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Reviewed 3 days ago

I had an outstanding experience here last for their usual "Aloha Hour" between 4-7PM. I would highly recommend the Mai Tai and White sangria, as well as the pork sliders, the lump crab fried rice, and lobster pot stickers. The parmesan fries could've used more...More

Thank Maurice R
Reviewed 1 week ago

We always come to Roy's when we're in San Francisco! They are always so friendly and serve amazing food. We love doing birthday and anniversary celebrations here with family. Our favorite dish is their seared scallops, but all of their food is amazing. We always...More

Thank Aime F
Reviewed 8 August 2017

Visited the Roy's restaurant in San Francisco specifically to try their new Halibut special. When we arrived, we were told that there was no halibut for the entree special, but that the chef would make us a meal from the appetizer portions. We expected a...More

Thank VDMBoise
Reviewed 18 July 2017 via mobile

Roll with crab & beef starter excellent. Shellfish sampler very very good. Waitress forgot drinks order. Register on email list for special deals

Thank Elgan D
Reviewed 14 July 2017

Loved the food here! The appetizers are incredible! Particularly loved the lobster pot stickers! The cocktails were also VERY good! I had the MaiTai and will definitely order that again.

Thank Michele M
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Roy's has been consistently excellent for food, flavors, quality, and quantity. The service is also consistently excellent. In a city with many dining options, it is Roy's that we go back to over and over, when we visit the city.

Thank Scott_Online
Reviewed 24 June 2017

Off the beaten tourist track on Mission Street. Popular among the office worker crowd. for lunch 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. weekdays. Daily "Aloha Hour" from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. features killer drinks and mouth watering appetizers at discount prices. Dinner caters to well...More

Thank bbchea
Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

Roy's has been a favorite destination for their short rib, fish dishes (salmon, butterfish and macadamia crusted mahi mahi) and we have especially enjoyed their chocolate soufflé. We've been to Roy's on the Big Island (Hawaii), Newport Beach and now San Francisco and have enjoyed...More

Thank erictikeda
Reviewed 6 June 2017

It was a Monday, start of another week. Especially, after I returned from Vegas and had varieties of culinary buffet food! I have arranged to meet my former work supervisor for lunch and rsvp for an early afternoon lunch at Roy's Restaurant on 475 Mission...More

Thank Quasarsoujourner01
Reviewed 28 May 2017

The restaurant was on walking distance from my hotel, Le Meridien. Reservation smoothly via OpenTable. It was quiet when I entered the restaurant around 8:30pm. I liked the overall atmosphere and the friendly staff. My main course the mixed plate Grilled Filet Mignon & Butter...More

Thank Frank012
South of Market (SoMa), has an urban and sophisticated
vibe, but you're more likely to find big nightclubs
and lots of industrial loft residences than you are to
find boutique shopping. Although it’s the epicenter
for tech startups in the city, visitors will be able
to do more than just business - museums, top quality
restaurants, and the San Francisco Giants now call
this neighbourhood home. Most of its freeway-sized
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 30
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 575 Mission St, San Francisco, CA 94105-2933
    (Between 1st and 2nd)
  • Public Transportation: BART (Montgomery Exit) MUNI (Mission #12)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > SoMa
  • Neighbourhood: SoMa
  • Phone Number: +1 415-777-0277
  • 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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