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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%
Travellers talk about
“scallops” (40 reviews)
“pear salad” (10 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 4 days ago

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 5 days ago

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 3 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago 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
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were here for lunch the other day with 4 people. Everyone had different dishes, and all of us loved what we had. We sat outside and even though it is in a strip mall, the way they have it blocked off and decorated made...More

Thank Wyndswept8
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped in for a late dinner and left fulland happy. Our waitress was very attentive and dinner was delivered quickly. The lamp chop was amazing!! We had the lemon blueberry cheesecake for desert. Highly recommend.

Thank Jennifer H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Joy Bistro is a small place and it is seemingly popular. I walked up on a Saturday evening without of reservation. They were able to seat me at a small outdoor table. Had Pear Salad and Scallops and it was all delicious.

Thank David C
Reviewed 5 August 2018

I called ahead to this restaurant to explain that I am vegan and find out what could they do for me as nothing on the menu was explicitly vegan. They said it would be no problem, they could make me a wonderful pasta dish. With...More

Thank dsb223a
Reviewed 27 July 2018

I recently enjoyed dinner with friends at Joy Bistro - it was the best meal I had on my visit to this part of North Carolina. The restaurant sits at the corner of a strip mall but still manages a half dozen comfortable, white-tablecloth outdoor...More

Thank dneumann
Reviewed 22 July 2018

My wife and I had dinner there last Wednesday. Tuna Tartare for an appetizer was perfectly prepared and seasoned--and quite a healthy serving. Divers scallops were succulent, sweet and perfectly cooked. They have a classic cocktail menu as well as modern. Had one of my...More

Thank Hendrick R
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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
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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