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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%
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“scallops” (38 reviews)
“pear salad” (9 reviews)
“pork chop” (13 reviews)
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French, American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
115 New Market Ctr, Boone, NC 28607-3992
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Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

My husband and I have eaten at this wonderful restaurant a few times, and each time was as good as, if not better than, the last. We made our reservation online and when we arrived, the hostess greeted us by name! We sat in a...More

1  Thank barbaradcampbell
Reviewed 7 October 2016

We were thrilled to find this gem in a strip shop. We have eaten at Joy Bistro several times, and each experience has been wonderful...the food and service is always amazing. There is something for everyone on the menu. Joy is great for a nice...More

Thank kgellen
Reviewed 13 September 2016

This place is consistently excellent! We have eaten here for special occasions, casual spur of the moment dinners, and lunches. The service is always friendly and knowledgeable. We love the firecracker shrimp & pasta as well as the firecracker shrimp appetizer. Very good specialty cocktails...More

1  Thank cherylboone
Reviewed 27 August 2016

We sat inside in a very comfortable boot and were serviced by an experienced waitress who was familiar with the entire menu. The 4 of us had different entree. which were all to everyone's expectations - high. Wine choices were good and fairly priced. There...More

1  Thank Robert L
Reviewed 25 August 2016

With a student playing sports at App State to visit the past three years, we try and eat at the Joy Bistro at least once a season.... We've NEVER had a bad meal or even the hint of bad service, although this trip the duck...More

1  Thank Bob G
Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

Can rank with the best of fine dinning Bistro type restaurants. Very eclectic cocktail menu. Excellent feel and ambiance, creative and well executed menu.

Thank DGPJr
Reviewed 14 August 2016

We had an excellent meal at Joy Bistro. Joy was recommended by the host at the B&B we were staying at and we throughly enjoyed it. Service was excellent! We went on a Sunday night about 6pm (definitely recommend making a reservation) and the timing...More

1  Thank pmerten3
Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

Every year after a week of skiing and banner elk lodge food, we treat ourselves to a nice dinner at joy bistro. It's such a treat and definitely worth the drive.

Thank Caroline C
Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

We have been coming to Joy Bistro for 5 years. We drive from approximately 1 hour away 4-6 times a year. You can't visit without trying the firecracker shrimp. We have never had a meal that wasn't spectacular, but as far as recommendations the scallops...More

1  Thank Mom2sophia
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

8  Thank travelingFLmom
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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, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
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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