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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
Augusta, Georgia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014 NEW

We were very eager to try this restaurant after reading the reviews, and it certainly lived up to everything that I read. The restaurant has a nice atmosphere, and every aspect of our meal, from the cocktails to the desserts, was exceptional. The staff was very friendly and helpful, and the service was great. Although a bit expensive, the meal... More

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Flat Rock, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014 NEW

The meal and the service was excellent. My wife and I were celebrating a special occasion and this restaurant was the perfect place in a strange town. It was very conveniently located to our hotel. We are so happy that we chose Joy Bistro for our special night out.

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014 NEW

Really fit the French bistro look and feel, Great ambiance, friendly service. The menu was deinitedly upscale, reminded me of Bistro's in France, I definitely will go back, and I highly recommend it

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Concord, North Carolina
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

We had a wonderful meal with attentive but not fussy service. Because of health issues, it is difficult for me to dine out. The chef and owners at Joy Bistro went out of their way to make sure that I could dine just as exquisitely as the others at our table. Wonderful fresh salads, buttery filet mignon, tender sweet scallops,... More

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22 reviews 22 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

Went here for a birthday dinner, made a reservation - which was good because they were busy. Gnocchi appetizer was good as was the pear salad. Scallop main course also good. The two of us shared this all with the extra cost of a plate fee which was fine with us. The food was the highlight. Wine and cocktails left... More

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Gainesville, FL
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105 reviews 105 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

The Joy Bistro is a small restaurant but somehow managed to fit our party of 8. The food was all amazingly good. My husband had the duck and he said it was one of the best meals he's ever eaten. I ordered the locally-made ravioli with mushrooms. It was very good (and a large portion) but maybe a bit too... More

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Maui
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52 reviews 52 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

The prices, we thought, were higher than one would expect in a small town eatery in a strip mall but the food was really very good. The decor was pleasant and the atmosphere good. It seemed that most of the other patrons that night were locals as they greeted each other and chatted. This is usually a good sign in... More

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Chapel Hill
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37 reviews 37 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

I may be spoiled. We have really tremendous restaurants in Chapel Hill and Durham at a the same price point as Joy Bistro, so this is more of a comparison review as I expect the same quality of food for the same price. Sadly, Joy Bistro does not quite measure up. The menu is well done, but the food is,... More

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Concord, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

Dinner at Joy Bistro is always a pleasure but they outdid themselves last night. We enjoyed two amazing appetizers of crab dip and pork roll. We then had the veal meatloaf, knocki with rabbit, and a fillet. All the main courses were delicious and they each had the perfect sides to compliment them. For desert it was the bananas foster... More

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

have been coming to Blowing Rock for more thatn 20 years and never seem t have time to make ti to dinner in Boone -- but I'm sure glad we did on Friday of this week at Joy Bistro. The food was terrific - elegant choices like poached sea bass and favorites like duck. Everyone was very hospitable and cheerful.... More

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Additional Information about Joy Bistro

Address: 115 New Market Center, Boone, NC 28607-3992
Phone Number: 828-265-0500
Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Smoky Mountains  >  Boone
Average Prices: USD 20 - 25
Cuisine: American, French, Italian

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