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Joy Bistro

115 New Market Ctr, Boone, NC 28607-3992
+1 828-265-0500
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good15%
  • Average4%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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French, American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
115 New Market Ctr, Boone, NC 28607-3992
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

All the food was superb esp the bread! It's a bit pricy rhough. Service was outstanding good cocktails too

Thank sue h
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food was awesome! This gem is hidden away in a corner of a shopping center and I was expecting good food, atmosphere and staff. Best filet mignon I have ever had.....

Thank Bill B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

North Carolina Health Rating - 94 Recommended by friends, we were unable to confirm reservations for Friday night so went for lunch instead. Very limited menu and they were out of the trout which we were looking forward to. So, we ordered appetizers and sandwiches...More

Thank Corbitt R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This restaurant in a shopping center away from downtown is a great secret. It was a fantastic Farm to Table restaurant. The way they prepared each dish was like they did it with tender loving care. Our waitress was knowledgeable and very friendly. We will...More

Thank Chuck S
Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

My wife and I celebrated my birthday at Joy and were very happy with the experience. Everything we ordered was excellent, the server was courteous, knowledgeable and made some good suggestions. Also we thought the wine was reasonably priced Would recommend

Thank Charlotteguy1
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

I was very excited to try this place out since the menu looked great. The restaurant is in a strip mall right next to Jersey Mikes and across the street from a highway. The food, I was hoping, would make up for the ambient outside....More

Thank t0ursf
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Had brunch here & was surprised at the size of the meal when it arrived. It was more like an appetizer, but w/the cost of a full brunch meal.

Thank Pamela G
Reviewed 7 July 2017

My wife and I ate here with friends last weekend, and (other than a slight boo-boo on the beer I ordered) our meal was incredible! My wife thoroughly enjoyed the salmon she ordered, and my entree--the pistachio pesto pasta--was one of the tastiest dishes I've...More

Thank TravelBuddy4902
Reviewed 1 July 2017

We are visiting friends in the area who made the reservation. We are glad they did as we enjoyed the restaurant immensely. Our server recommended a Spanish wine which we enjoyed. The rack of lamb, which I got to taste, was excellent and I loved...More

Thank William Lee H
Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

We are never disappointed when we dine at Joy Bistro. My dinner tonight was beyond fabulous. I started with a basil lime martini. Very refreshing summer cocktail. For my starter I had the most delicious arugula salad with sautéed mushrooms, almonds, pancetta and currants. I...More

Thank helenbrum
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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
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 20:00
17:30 - 20:30
17:30 - 20:30
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 20:30
11:30 - 14:00
11:30 - 14:00
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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