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Local cuisine, International, European, Central European
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Bar Scene, Business meetings
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Joyce is one of the most creative restaurants in Estonia. There is no doubt about it. It combines the two essential components in the world of enjoyment. First of these is choice. Choice between good and better. Choice between exquisite and exceptional. Choice between two unforgettable things. Due to namely the choices that Joyce offers in their menu, the word ‘choice’ forms part of the restaurant’s name. But choices alone will not do. We also need the skill to feel joy about the choices we have made. To experience and enjoy. To try and discover. Joy from masterful taste sensations is the second definite value of restaurant Joyce. Therefore, ‘joy’ is another part of the restaurant’s name. These
PRICE RANGE
US$6 - US$32
Special Diets
Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
CUISINES
International, European, Central European
FEATURES
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Very delicious and tasty foods. Nice service and a beautiful place. Great employees. I highly recommend.

Date of visit: November 2021
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

One of the best restaurants in Tartu. Very nice interior and friendly staff. We will come back for sure.

Date of visit: November 2021
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good service and delicious food. All of my family really enjoyed so on a scale of 10 I'll give a ten. 👍

Date of visit: November 2021
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Super service and delicious food, clams, tartare, and duck. DRINKS and coctails to be recommended. SERVICE SUPER!

Date of visit: November 2021
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely world class cooking. The decor is slightly 1970s Soviet but the service is lovely, the menu is adventurous and varied and all cooked perfectly. Very reasonable too (would cost twice this in LondoMore

Date of visit: October 2021
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Diana Käbi, Manager at Joyce, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello! Thank you for writing this review for us! We could not be happier to hear that your visit turned into such a memorable experience! We are glad that you enjoyed your foods and service and we are looking forward to your next visit! Kind...More

Reviewed 3 October 2021 via mobile

Very nice, we like! Service was nice, food was good. Wine recommendations matched foods perfectly. 10/10 do recommendMore

Date of visit: October 2021
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Diana Käbi, Manager at Joyce, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2021

Hello! Thank you for leaving this review for us! We are thrilled to hear that that you had such a memorable evening accompanied by great food, good service and of course suitable wine recommendations! We are looking forward to your next visit! Best regards, JOYCE...More

Reviewed 24 September 2021

a lot of fancy stuff and very fancy names on the menu but this is for stuping peaople. the quality of the food was bad. you get much better quality food, price and enjoyment in local pubs. they put a lot in the serving, but...if you get qasual quality it does not worth it. we took oysters and lamb for the second course. oysters were the cheapest you can get in whole europe( been and tried them everywhere). Your mother in low will do better lamb but the name will be much easier to read and you do not get all the things on the menu, because most of the people will not understand what they ordered.More

Date of visit: September 2021
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Diana Käbi, Manager at Joyce, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2021

Hello! Thank you for sharing your experience, every review is important for us! We are sorry to hear that your visit did not go as expected and, please, allow us to elaborate on some things. We do not compare ourselves to local pubs since the...More

Reviewed 15 September 2021 via mobile

Althought there aren’t GF and LF options on the menu the chef was willing to accomodate our wishes. The service was excellent. Really suggest it!More

Date of visit: September 2021
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Diana Käbi, Manager at Joyce, responded to this reviewResponded 30 September 2021

Hello! Thank you very much for sharing your experience with us! We always give our best in order for our guests to have the best time at our restaurant and have their needs met. We are glad to hear that our chefs did a good...More

Reviewed 28 August 2021 via mobile

Unfortunately the service was very slow. We had to wait for two hours for the main course, only to find out we forgot to order a side dish as fries😬.More

Date of visit: July 2021
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Diana Käbi, Manager at Joyce, responded to this reviewResponded 2 September 2021

Hello! Thank you for sharing this experience with us! We are very sorry to hear that your visit turned out this way and that you had to wait for your foods for that long. Normally, when there is a waiting time in the kitchen then...More

Reviewed 27 August 2021 via mobile

Nice place to enjoy the nice food and have a good conversation, interesting drinks and starters o share and have a nice timeMore

Date of visit: August 2021
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Diana Käbi, Manager at Joyce, responded to this reviewResponded 2 September 2021

Hello! Thank you for leaving this review for us! It is a great pleasure to hear that you enjoyed our foods and atmosphere! There is definitely a lot more for you to try and we hope that your next visit is just around the corner!...More

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Yes, Joyce offers takeaway services.

Joyce is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5