We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Joyce & Family Restaurant and Catering

129 N Main St, Fuquay-Varina, NC 27526-1933
+1 919-567-1717
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good25%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“fried chicken” (17 reviews)
Closed Now
129 N Main St, Fuquay-Varina, NC 27526-1933
All Details
Write a Review
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
Reviews (62)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 62 reviews

Reviewed 20 February 2018 via mobile

If you want southern soul food, look no further! We know what to expect when we come to Joyce's and we always leave happy (and really stuffed). The menu is typically very similar each day. The fried chicken is absolutely amazing! It's tender and moist...More

Thank meaghannz
Reviewed 20 February 2018 via mobile

The best buffet around. Fried chicken, barbecued chicken,fish ,you name it. awesome desserts too. Always a pleasure.

Thank maryambro
Reviewed 22 January 2018

Always great options on their buffet bar. Plus a salad bar. And variations throughout the week. Wait staff and family members are all super friendly.

Thank cliffo173
Reviewed 13 December 2017

Food is delicious and they always have plenty. The potato salad is outstanding. We eat there often but is better at meal time rather than between meals.

Thank abhunt
Reviewed 9 November 2017

This is my second review of this place, but I had to let you know that we still love it. If you want to show visitors what real, authentic, down home Southern cooking is like, take them to this casual, friendly buffet restaurant. Fried, BBQ...More

Thank Ellen K
Reviewed 25 October 2017

Just had yet another fabulous meal at a Joyce and Family Restaurant. Hamburger steak, mashed potatoes, gravy, cabbage, collard greens, hush puppies and for dessert...home made chocolate cake with chocolate icing. It just doesn't get any better than this. Southern cooking at it's finest. They...More

Thank jsmissjudy
Reviewed 24 October 2017 via mobile

Today we had the best time at lunch that I've had in a while! Our server Andrea was adorable and full of personality. Plus, she was attentive, entertaining, and knowledgeable. She is a huge asset to your restaurant & deserves much kudos. The food was...More

Thank Josclyn R
Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

I used to love this place, but, on our last trip, we went in and placed our order. A second later, the waitress came out and informed us that all they had was chicken and dumplings and rice. I have never been back.

2  Thank Torrential_downpour
Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

You will not leave hungry if you love fried chicken, roast beef, fish, vegetables and homemade deserts. You will think your southern momma is working in the kitchen. Lots of good choices from the Family for the old and young.

Thank Rickrdu
Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

First visit. The fried chicken was on point and the veggies were amazing. Excellent cabbage and sweat potatoes. My husband loved the BBQ ribs. The service was very good. Will definitely be back.

Thank Kristian Knockl... M
Nearby HotelsSee all Fuquay-Varina Hotels
Quality Inn Fuquay Varina
35 reviews
1.87 km away
Comfort Inn
49 reviews
2.36 km away
Hampton Inn & Suites Holly Springs
588 reviews
6.53 km away
Comfort Inn Apex
60 reviews
14.47 km away
Nearby Restaurants
214 reviews
1.34 km away
Stick Boy Bread Co.
95 reviews
.31 km away
Aviator Smokehouse
284 reviews
.97 km away
The Mason Jar Tavern
82 reviews
.47 km away
Nearby Attractions
Draft Line Brewing
22 reviews
1.17 km away
Fainting Goat Brewing Company
27 reviews
.51 km away
Splash Pad
21 reviews
1.59 km away
Fuquay Mineral Spring Park
15 reviews
.71 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
Emma Jean R
21 April 2018|
Response from maryambro | Reviewed this property |
They usually have ribs as well as chicken. You can give Joyce a call to be sure. They are delicious.
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 9
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Delivery, Reservations, Buffet, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 129 N Main St, Fuquay-Varina, NC 27526-1933
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Fuquay-Varina
  • Phone Number: +1 919-567-1717
Joyce & Family was established in 1997. We are known for our signature (made from scratch) brand of southern cuisine. We have been profiled in several local publications. We have a banquet room that can be used for family gatherings, church socials, business meetings or whatever you event may be. We cater for any event, and we can cater your event in our banquet room. We have the best food in town at a reasonable price. Come in and visit us and I guarantee you will leave happy and full.
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing