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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%
Travellers talk about
“scallops” (36 reviews)
“pear salad” (8 reviews)
“pork chop” (14 reviews)
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11:30 - 14:00All hours
French, American, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
115 New Market Ctr, Boone, NC 28607-3992
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Reviewed 13 July 2016

While traveling through Boone we went to this restaurant based on the Trip Advisor reviews. We made a reservation for 2 people and looked forward to a nice meal after a long day. The restaurant sits at the end of a strip mall and was...More

7  Thank travelingFLmom
Reviewed 9 July 2016

Very unimpressive exterior next to sub shop in strip shopping center masks a most impressive, intimate, very highly demanded fine dining restaurant. Sarah provided outstanding service and recommendations. Wahoo was outstanding. Adjacent dinner had rack of lamb that looked beautiful and he said was delicious...More

Thank businessman2015
Reviewed 5 July 2016

Yesterday my husband and I celebrated our 27th anniversary starting with lunch at Joy Bistro. Everything was delicious and perfect! He had the scallops and I had the trout, both incredibly delicious and beautiful. We shared those entrees and also had cheese cake for dessert....More

Thank becka6saunders
Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

Great food. Excellent service with the staff. Quiet atmosphere and located on popular Blowing Rock. A great place to take your lovely wife for dinner date. They have open table booking options.

1  Thank pdmoore22
Reviewed 27 June 2016

You have to know where Joy Bistro is as it can easily be over looked in New Market Center. It is at the end of the strip of shops across from the theaters. It has such a nice neighborhood feel. Though it is small inside,...More

1  Thank Blackhawk-Hardware
Reviewed 23 June 2016

One of the first times we visited Boone a friend recommended this place. It is small and located in a strip shopping center. I may have even made a face when we pulled up. Don't be put off by the outside because it is a...More

Thank GaTraveler55
Reviewed 22 June 2016

The first time we ate here was an unplanned, spur of the moment thing. The second time, quite deliberate. The menu is very nice, the wine list, too. Specials always sound good. In that category, I had the grouper and, being from the gulf coast...More

1  Thank Deerprincess
Reviewed 19 June 2016

We had another excellent lunch at joy Bistro. It is the best place to go in the high country for consistently fine food and dining. Two things prevent me from giving it five stars. 1. I believe the lunch menu has a few fewer items...More

1  Thank tomg2011
Reviewed 25 May 2016

The restaurant just started serving lunch this month and will through Summer and into the Fall. The food was great. I had the special of the day which was pistachio coated salmon and my wife had the burger. Burger was very good with brie cheese....More

Thank Richard S
Reviewed 22 May 2016

Another great place to eat in Boone. Be sure and make a reservation. The food is excellent. The service is super. Its location is deceiving. It is in a strip center but it won't disappoint.

Thank Coachmen59
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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, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
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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