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Joy Bistro Bar - CLOSED

884 Queen St E, Toronto, Ontario M4M 1J3, Canada
+1 416-465-8855
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good36%
  • Average27%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
3 Jul 2016
“Sorry but Joy Bistro has closed for good”
26 May 2016
“Delicious brunch, nice atmosphere”
Restaurant Hours Closed
American, Canadian, Bar, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
884 Queen St E, Toronto, Ontario M4M 1J3, Canada
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Reviewed 4 July 2016

Joy Bistro has been replaced by barrio which will open for business within the next 2 weeks. Too bad. Joy's music was the most interesting in any Leslieville eatery and its outdoor patios, especially the more private eastern one, were pretty cool. I am done....More

Thank zebecToronto
Reviewed 26 May 2016

We visited Joy Bistro for a Sunday brunch before we headed back home. It's a nice cozy restaurant. The service was great and the food was also fantastic. Everything made fresh to order. I loved their homemade jam and ketchup. It was a nice, quiet...More

Thank ashleytanner
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Reviewed 17 May 2016

The place looked good from the outside but needed upgrades inside (ripped booth seats). I had a burger fries and beer, my daughter had a salad and pop. It came to $40 Food was just ok. Service was good.

Thank Sal C
Reviewed 12 May 2016

We walked into Joy after seeing "$29 lobster dinner" on their sandwich board. With most restaurants that includes the lobster as well as some vegetable sides. In their case, it was just the lobster. Sides were available at an additional cost; including 4 small pieces...More

Thank Katherine A
Reviewed 2 May 2016

This overall was a wonderful experience. Hands down every time I go there the food is always great! Staff is friendly - it is a very busy place so patience is sometimes required. Bright friendly, good music, Great Food!!! Wonderful cocktails very relaxed atmosphere and...More

Thank Lauramiller100
Reviewed 11 April 2016

Looking forward to trying Joy for quite some time. Only time we could make it was for a brunch. Now that this area has a lot of competition Joy does not seem as special as it once was. I chose the chicken and waffles with...More

Thank Pete D
Reviewed 25 January 2016 via mobile

We came here for brunch after our course finished. It was busy but we did make a reservation. We got a table upstairs, nice room and well decorated. They have variety of menu for brunch. I ordered mimosa pineapple for the drink and leslieville egg...More

Thank Silvi S
Reviewed 11 January 2016

I have celiac disease and Joy Bistro is VERY friendly to the gluten-free diet. There are lots of options and the servers can make recommendations as well. Joy Bistro is great value - gourmet food at a reasonable price.

Thank ZenKirstin
Reviewed 28 December 2015

My family and I had breakfast here on December 28th. I was quite anticipating my breakfast based on the aroma from the meals of other patrons. I ordered the smoked salmon eggs benedict .It came with lovely grape tomatoes , onions and asparagus around the...More

Thank Marni93
Reviewed 17 December 2015 via mobile

We had our Christmas party at Joy Bistro. The event was a success! We had the separate party room upstairs which sat 56 comfortably. Food was fab, Chris and Karen our servers/bartenders were attentive and so accommodating to our group. We have received requests to...More

Thank Maria R
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
USD 15 - USD 29
American, Canadian, Bar, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 4:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 4:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 4:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 4:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 4:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 884 Queen St E, Toronto, Ontario M4M 1J3, Canada
    (Logan Ave)
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Toronto>  > East End
  • Neighbourhood: East End
  • Phone Number: +1 416-465-8855
  • E-mail
"The Heart of the Neighbourhood"Joy Bistro is serving fresh, innovative comfort food with global influences.Our brunch a famous for the gluten free rosti potato that the eggs benedict are served on. Our house smoked half chicken is a favourite amongst regulars, and don't miss out on the delicious bistro frites.
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