A lot of people have never heard of Roy’s before. It’s all about Hawaiian and Japanese fusion fine dining with a focus on sushi, seafood, and steak. They are located in Jacksonville Beach right next door to Bold Bean Coffee. If you don’t have time for dinner, try their “Aloha ( Happy) Hour”. It’s from 2:59pm-7pm and from 9pm to close Monday – Saturday. I got invited to try out their Aloha Hour and this is my recap. Enjoy!
This is the coolest cocktail at Roy’s. It’s served in this huge pineapple glass and it’s called Paradise Found: @absolutelyx Vodka, Fresh Pineapple Juice,Monin Almond,Angostura Bitters,Ginger Beer, and Fresh Lime
Rock Shrimp Tempura: Shishito Peppers – Shimeji Mushrooms – Malaysian Curry Aïoli
Crispy Kung Pao Calamari: tossed with sweet and spicy sauce, peanuts, dried Thai bird chili’s, sesame seeds and Fresno chili’s
Blackened Island Ahi Tuna: Prepared rare with soy mustard and beurre blanc
Surf & Turf Roll: Wagyu New York – Misoyaki “Butterfish” – Yamagobo – Asparagus Nitsume
Peppercorn Tuna Wraps: Yuzu Aïoli
Dessert! Left to right
Apple Cheddar Cobbler:
Caramelized spiced Granny Smith apples with gooey chunks of cheddar cheese with a buttery crisp topping . Vanilla ice cream with a caramel drizzle
Pineapple Upside Down Cake: Caramelized Pineapple Baked with Brown Sugar Pound Cake – A la Mode
Roy’s Melting Hot Chocolate Souffle: Flourless Chocolate Cake with a Molten Hot Center – Raspberry Coulis – Vanilla Bean Ice Cream
Aloha Hour includes:
Craft Beer $3; Well Drinks $5; Cocktails $7; A selection of Wines & Sake $7; Premium Wine By The Glass $9; Aloha Hour bar bites from $5-$15, and Signature Sushi Rolls from $8 – $18.
This was just a small taste of their Aloha Hour. They also have Lobster Potstickers, Wagyu Burgers, and Kalua Pork Sliders to name a few! If you want to try something new and outside of the norm head over to Roy’s. It’s beautiful inside, Bold Bean and the beach is walking distance, and the Hawaiian/Japanese food is bomb!
2400 3rd St S
Jacksonville Beach, FL 32250
Phone Number: (904) 241-7697
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I’m a full time food blogger and restaurant influencer based in Jacksonville, Florida. I wear many hats from social media manager for +15 local restaurants, to food writer for Jack Magazine and EUjacksonville, to dinner planner and host, to photographer, and videographer.
I lead a local Jacksonville food group on Facebook of +600 people called The Nom Nom Club.
I also host multi course private dinners every month.
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