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720 N State St, Chicago, IL 60654-3820
+1 312-787-7599
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good27%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“roy's trio” (19 reviews)
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Seafood, Hawaiian, Sushi, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
720 N State St, Chicago, IL 60654-3820
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Roy’s is a classic restaurant with some incredible pacific rim cuisine. The butterfish is simply delicious, as is the macadamia nut crusted mahi-mahi. The service was friendly and efficient, while the decor was elegantly subdued. I recommend Roy’s!

Thank HollyRoger_100
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We found Roy's just down the street from our hotel. We found a great table at the bar and had a great selection of food from the menu. We found our meal to be presented quickly and with style. Part of this was the manager...More

Thank TheChiefFromCali
Reviewed 5 September 2017

My friend and I were in Chicago and wanted a nice, seafood dinner within walking distance of our hotel (Westin on Michigan.) We found this on TripAdvisor and was able to get a reservation for the following day. So many of the seafood dishes looked...More

Thank 01Silver1986
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

Used to love this chain, starting about 20 years ago at their original location in Hawaii. Tried LA, Philly + but it's lost some juice since the last time I ate here. I ordered the halibut dinner special, and the fish was so over cooked...More

Thank CarolTravelsALot
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

We did a private room here for business with over 30 guests. The service was very good. The food also was. They used a preset menu and that worked out well. There was a lot of variety. The appetizers were great, the meat fell right...More

Thank Cregan8256
Reviewed 26 July 2017

Roy's at 720 North State Street is one of our favorite restaurants to celebrate birthdays, anniversaries and other special occasions. From the moment we arrive and the valet takes our car and we walk in the front entrance to be greeted by friendly staff, we...More

Thank Taylor B
Reviewed 1 July 2017

Plentiful outdoor seating. Happy hour has $3 Kona craft beers M-F 4-7PM & 9-close. I had the8 piece ahi tuna Ebi roll. I normally don't like sushi roll because it has more rice than I care for. This was tempora crusted with a fantastic miso...More

1  Thank Bill T
Reviewed 24 June 2017

The management has to be embarrassed at the quality of the food across the board. Small portions and extremely poor quality. Hardly any fish in the sushi and no flavor. Steak was approx. 1/4 inch thick. Butterfish - their specialty was so thin there was...More

1  Thank winterhawk99
Reviewed 30 April 2017

The service at Roy's is impeccable. I was truly taken aback by how welcoming the staff was. The ambiance of the restaurant is also nice. I described a cocktail that I wanted, and my waiter helped me pick one of theirs out. I ordered their...More

1  Thank michelleE5130TU
Reviewed 4 April 2017

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...More

Thank KevinK5211
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Response from JNSMac | Reviewed this property |
Roy's Prix fixe menu changes often. There is a spring Prix fixe now. You can find the information my searching Roy's Prix fixe menu. I am on their email list and get discounts and notifications of their specials. You may be... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$30
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, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Groups
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
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
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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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