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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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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good23%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible8%
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“fried chicken” (17 reviews)
“mac n cheese” (4 reviews)
11:00 AM - 6:00 PMAll hours
129 N Main St, Fuquay-Varina, NC 27526-1933
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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.

1  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
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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • 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
Kids, Child-friendly, 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.
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