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Joyce & Family Restaurant and Catering

129 N Main St, Fuquay-Varina, NC 27526-1933
+1 919-567-1717
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good24%
  • Average15%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible7%
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11:00 - 18:00All hours
129 N Main St, Fuquay-Varina, NC 27526-1933
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Reviewed 1 week ago 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
Reviewed 17 August 2017

We LOVE going to Joyce's Restaurant when we get in the mood for the best fried chicken ever! We love the family atmosphere. All of the sides of sweet potatoes, corn, mashed potatoes, and many other sides AND your choice of dessert! A good place...More

Thank pamelabudapest
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

So first time here, we were looking for something different and had no idea really what to expect. So this is a buffet place. Cost is typical $9.99, but with significantly less variety of say a Golden Corral. You have to wonder about their pricing...More

Thank MacJoeFQV
Reviewed 23 July 2017

I have been eating at Joyce's since I moved to NC from Texas seven yeara ago. I started out with her in the small restaurant and am a pretty regular customer. I have tried almost everything they serve and especially love the fried chicken and...More

Thank aurelia2616
Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

I have been attempting to try as many of the local places as I can being that I'm new to the area. My dad and I decided to try this place tonight. I'm so glad we did. The staff was friendly, the food was delicious...More

Thank Steve M
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

This place is your momma's cooking. From collard greens, fried chicken, sweet potatoes to sweet cakes to tickle your palette, this is the place to go. Cherize, our waitress was AWESOME! Very friendly, cordial and attentive. You want southern cooking? This is the place to...More

Thank Sheila W
Reviewed 25 April 2017

My brother turned me on to this place, and I have been going back often. I love the food and people. Check it out, you will not be disappointed.

2  Thank Jimmie B
Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

We drove by Joyce's at lunchtime, saw several cars and an attractive 7.99 buffet price, and decided to give it a try. We weren't disapp

1  Thank JohnP1104
Reviewed 19 November 2016

To sum it up, it just wan't good. The food selection was minimal, salad bar almost nonexistent, food that was served buffet style was over cooked, kind of flavorless, didn't seem fresh, even the water tasted suspect. The attendant person never refilled my water. It...More

1  Thank tiedyeclothingdotcom
Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

If you are looking for a 5 star, fancy-dancy restaurant, you might not want to dine here. However, if you don't mind down home southern, this is your place. The decor isn't nothing to look at, the place isn't even pretty, but the food &...More

1  Thank Cathy G
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$ 9
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Delivery, Reservations, Buffet, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 18:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
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.
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