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Jun 10, 2014 11:13 AM

Roy's locations

I'll be visiting both Oahu and the Big Island, and was wondering if it matters which Roy's I go to. I'm thinking of going to the one on the Big Island since there are so many other food places I want to hit in Oahu, but is it worth going to the original? Thanks!

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  1. My favorite is Waikiki, the staff is magnificent, the food is truly wonderful. I have been to the one on the Big Island many times however and like it as well.

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    1. re: manomin

      Are there any noticeable differences in the quality of food? Thanks!

    2. Aloha..
      Roy's Waikiki is da best out of the bunch.
      First of all, you have one of the best GM's, Diva, whom, has so much aloha.

      Sometimes you will see Roy working the line.
      Was there last September and whether its for pupu's of Ahi Poke and Hamachi that were both off the chain, to having dinner of Butterfish or the Ahi rare entrée, all meals were fantastic.

      Is the Roy's at the Sheraton in Kona?

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      1. re: Beach Chick

        No Beach Chick, it is in Waikoloa at the King's Shops center. I just had an impromptu afternoon in Waikiki spur of the moment as it turned out. Had a martini, ribs, a burger and a great Rose', both Diva and Lou were there so it was a great afternoon! I really like the burger when at the bar.

        1. re: manomin

          Aloha manomin!
          What I wouldn't do for some poke, sitting at the outside bar laughing and scratching with Diva..

        2. re: Beach Chick

          Diva really exudes Alohaness to da max-I told her last time I was there that everyone loves her on Chowhound-she said-wats dat??? lol

          1. re: UES Mayor

            She is da best!
            Wish we could clone her..
            Did you decide on a place to dine during Xmas?


            1. re: Beach Chick

              If you meant during my trip to Maui-yes-I booked another visit back to Mama's for a 5pm seating although will do bar seating if available. I totally am a bar diner even in high end places-I just love the comfort of it all.

              1. re: UES Mayor

                I'm a bar diner chica as well and will be in Maui this Sept. and will be hitting up Mama's too.
                Love the vibe and old school aloha. .


                  1. re: UES Mayor

                    Aloha bruddha Kim. .
                    You crack me up.
                    Love your Aloha spirit and I bet the menehune's love when you come back to the island.

                    Chicken skin chica