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Joy Bistro

115 New Market Ctr, Boone, NC 28607-3992
+1 828-265-0500
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good16%
  • Average4%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“scallops” (42 reviews)
“pear salad” (12 reviews)
“pork chop” (13 reviews)
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French, American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
115 New Market Ctr, Boone, NC 28607-3992
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a one-night, bed-n-breakfast stay in Boone. Trip Advisor once again steered us to a perfect spot for dinner. It's tucked away in a small shopping plaza (look for, "Bistro" sign on the far left of the center) off of 221 / E King St....More

Thank Mark-in-NC
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely place with fine food. Each dish we ordered was outstanding....great sauces and flavors. I had the Firecracker Shrimp starter which was just fabulous (and very French with a rich sauce), and my husband had Tomato Basil soup which he raved about. Then we moved...More

Thank kathleen d
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is our favorite date night place in Boone, NC. The home made 3-cheese ravioli is to die for; unfortunately, they only (now) offer it at lunch so we have a "date lunch" sometimes to order it.

Thank Kristine S
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We were on vacation and decided to try Joy Bistro. We were not disappointed! The place is comfortable and the fare was great. We will visit again, next time we are in town!

Thank floridadiver99
Reviewed 12 October 2018

We live an hour away, and were in town on other business. A good friend had recommended this restaurant highly. We agree, with a few caveats. IMPORTANT: While the actual name of the restaurant is JOY Bistro, the sign on the front of the building...More

Thank Sam S
Reviewed 30 September 2018 via mobile

Last night, my husband and I enjoyed dinner at Joy Bistro to celebrate our anniversary. My husband described the meal as exquisite. Everything was wonderful. Service was attentive. We started with the firecracker shrimp, pear salad and brie salad, scallops, filet, and shared creme brulee....More

Thank Familyof6NC
Reviewed 15 September 2018

First time at the Joy Bistro, recommended by friends. Grilled pork tenderloin sandwich with jalapeno pimento cheese, lettuce, onion, tomato and fried quail egg was the best sandwich I have ever had. Special of the day, grilled chicken with pesto, bacon and mozzarella was also...More

Thank Chris F
Reviewed 14 September 2018

This is a great restaurant. You can read my review or just take my word for it. Go there if you ever can. The firecracker shrimp was enough for all six of us to get a shrimp and the sauce was so good we sopped...More

Thank Will C
Reviewed 25 August 2018

Joy Bistro has wonderful food in a charming, cozy setting. The atmosphere is club like with wood paneled walls and large leather booths; they have tables too. They offer outdoor seating during good weather but they don't have a view. We try to eat here...More

Thank cm5704
Reviewed 21 August 2018 via mobile

we arrived at 5:30 on a Tuesday and had to sit outside as tables reserved and missed the 3 piece band. The food is pricey so if you have to sit outside I would just leave. We split a salad which was just fair. Then...More

Thank bsorge
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20 July 2017|
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Response from Byrd3B | Reviewed this property |
There are several outside tables in trellis garden setting that are fine with your pet(s).
7 February 2017|
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Response from pitahead | Reviewed this property |
Think resort casual. I was there in the winter time, so most people were bundled up with men in slacks/chinos with sweaters or sport jackets. Women ranged everything from fancy dresses to more casual dress pant with nice... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$25
Dinner, Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 20:00
17:30 - 20:30
17:30 - 20:30
17:30 - 20:30
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 115 New Market Ctr, Boone, NC 28607-3992
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Boone
  • Phone Number: +1 828-265-0500
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