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Joy Bistro

115 New Market Ctr, Boone, NC 28607-3992
+1 828-265-0500
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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good15%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“scallops” (35 reviews)
“pork chop” (14 reviews)
“pear salad” (8 reviews)
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French, American, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
115 New Market Ctr, Boone, NC 28607-3992
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Reviewed 11 April 2016

I ate so much to the point I almost had to get rolled out of there. Seriously good food and friendly staff. It was a packed as I expected it to be but maybe because it was calling for snow that night in April...Go Figure...More

Thank LaFletch
Reviewed 30 March 2016

We had an amazing experience on our visit to Joy Bistro. The atmosphere is warm and inviting, the wait staff, friendly, and there are no words to describe how delicious the food was! The filet with compound butter was cooked to perfection! Would definitely recommend...More

Thank Skmassey
Reviewed 26 March 2016

As we paid our bill, we were discussing what an enjoyable evening we had and our hopes to return soon for another amazing meal. Ten minutes later, we were outside the restaurant in disbelief and astonishment with no intention of returning. The quality of the...More

2  Thank Kelly M
claudomy, Owner at Joy Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 27 March 2016

HI Kelly, I am grateful you enjoyed your meal at our restaurant, and I do apologize for the way you felt it ended. As we are a very small family owned business, it is our standard to allow every table 2 hrs. to dine. This...More

Reviewed 21 March 2016

This is a well kept secret. Everything we have ever ordered is amazing. This is a nice restaurant with a NYC feel to it. The food is excellent and the service is great. It's my top choice in the Boone area!

Thank ggfoodie
Reviewed 4 March 2016 via mobile

I go to Joy at least 1 time a week, if it is just for a Burger or a filet or the fantastic scallops! The Foie Gras is to die for as many other dishes! The Service top notch and we/I never had s bad...More

1  Thank KingMarcus
Reviewed 28 February 2016 via mobile

I tried this restaurant for dinner tonight I had the 3 cheese ravioli it was delicious .the portions are big there is plenty of delisish food also the roles are great .they also have different menu opinions for what ever you are in the mood...More

1  Thank Chrissyshea2
Reviewed 20 February 2016

We decided to try some new places this trip to Boone and since it was Valentine's Day, and we had to plow through snow and ice to reach the movie theater, we thought we'd try a restaurant close to the theater. Joy Bistro was the...More

2  Thank celainej1
Reviewed 18 February 2016 via mobile

Good as it gets. Our favorite restaurant in the high country. Excellent food only exceeded by the quality service. Great wine list

Thank Tanner184
Reviewed 26 January 2016

We have been to joys several times, this was our second time for brunch. I wanted this brunch to be improved over the last time, it wasn't. I had the filet benidict, the steak must have been leftover from the day before, it was so...More

Thank Remodel1
Reviewed 16 January 2016 via mobile

Wow! We have owned a vacation home in the area for years yet somehow have missed Joy Bistro. What an excellent dining experience! From the moment we arrived, we were treated exceptionally. The hostess was welcoming and the service was prompt and friendly. The best...More

Thank Meg250
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Does Joy Bistro have a dress code?
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
Sunday brunch
24 July 2016|
Response from KingMarcus | Reviewed this property |
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 20 - USD 25
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
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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