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Joy Bistro

115 New Market Center, Boone, NC 28607-3992
828-265-0500
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Ranked #3 of 126 Restaurants in Boone
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $20 - $25
Cuisines: American, French, Italian
Good for: Romance, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Reservations
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Good for: Romance, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Reservations

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English first
Boone, North Carolina
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67 reviews 67 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW via mobile

Great food, great wine, great service. This is a little higher end than most restaurants in the area. They are known for their food and wines. Great place to entertain business guests or just a special night out. I visit this place about 5 times per year. Highly recommended.

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014 NEW

We've been here four times now, and ordered different things every time, and everything has been excellent!! Husband and I order four courses each time and share. I highly recommend it! (We have gone at noon).

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014 NEW

Formally from New York and also well travelled I never expected to find a restaurant serving gourmet food in Boone NC. Everything we ate was superb. The wonton appetizer was the best my wife ever had. The roasted beet salad I had was great as well as our main courses. To top it off the flaming creme brûlée was perfect.... More

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Aiken, South Carolina
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129 reviews 129 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

Many reviews have mentioned the location and the table placements but let me share with you as a traveled individual that when I closed my eyes and then opened them again and looked about the establishment I could picture a similar bistro just off the Saint-Germain-des Pres. The best difference is that the food was much better here than in... More

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014 via mobile

After discovering Joy Bistro on a small plate crawl in the Smokies last summer, we returned this year with our son and his family. We prefer dining al fresco. Even though it is near the parking lot, it still seems private. Wait staff was attentive, helpful but not intrusive. Although they have no kids menu, they made our 6 yr... More

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Banner Elk, North Carolina
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

The food is ridiculous, and they are wonderful about food allergies. Have eaten there many times, the service is impeccable and the food is to die for, love the scallops au poive, and the arugula salad OMG...upscale, romantic atmosphere, now open for lunch, so happy!

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Todd, North Carolina
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

We have been coming to Joy Bistro for a while now and we are always amazed with the food. It is pricey but the experience is well worth it. If you give this place a try it will become your go to restaurant like it did to our family.

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Top Contributor
64 reviews 64 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

Great entries. Wife had filet, daughter had 3 cheese note. I had the burger. All good but pricey all good

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Venice, Florida
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

The location of Joy Bistro may confuse you. It is located in a low key strip mall in Boone. But once you park and approach the restaurant it is like your in Europe. Very relaxing , quiet with low key music so you can actually talk and have a conversation. Service was delightful, food was plated beautifully, and very good.... More

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Blowing Rock, North Carolina
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21 reviews 21 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

Service was great, food was excellent , there were great menu choices for everyone in our party. No question why this restaurant is rated #1 !

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