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Joy Bistro

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115 New Market Center, Boone, NC 28607
+1 828-265-0500
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5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Tue - Thu 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Wed - Fri 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wine and Beer

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  • 180
    Excellent
  • 32
    Very good
  • 9
    Average
  • 7
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great dinner!

Wow! We have owned a vacation home in the area for years yet somehow have missed Joy Bistro. What an excellent dining experience! From the moment we arrived, we were treated exceptionally. The hostess was welcoming and the service was prompt and friendly. The best part though was the food. So... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
Meg250
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Winston Salem, North Carolina
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Blowing Rock, North Carolina
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have been to joys several times, this was our second time for brunch. I wanted this brunch to be improved over the last time, it wasn't. I had the filet benidict, the steak must have been leftover from the day before, it was so over cooked almost inedible and my "poached" eggs were also well done. (They also don't... More 

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Thank Remodel1
Winston Salem, North Carolina
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42 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Wow! We have owned a vacation home in the area for years yet somehow have missed Joy Bistro. What an excellent dining experience! From the moment we arrived, we were treated exceptionally. The hostess was welcoming and the service was prompt and friendly. The best part though was the food. So good! All dishes come with lots of yummy sides.... More 

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Thank Meg250
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place always has excellent food. My only complaint would be that they close really early. We are typically the last table in there are 9:00.

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Thank Stephen B
Guntersville
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2016 via mobile

Went for brunch on Jan. 3, 2016. For $14.00 entree . Poached pears with crepes - was brought approx. 6 thin slices of pears, poached, laud over 3, 5" crepes folded into fourths, with a cream something?? Hubby had poached, SCRAMBLED special that had nNo, NO , NO flavor except a bit of burnt sasuage, for $15.00. Oh yes, he... More 

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Thank Brenda M
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2016

after a day of zip lining my husband and I along with 3 children were very excited to dine at joy bistro. The staff was very friendly and informative regarding their menu. They also were able to adapt their menu to suit the request of our kids. We were all pleased with the food! The red snapper was to DIE... More 

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Thank Haleykay
TN
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2016 via mobile

We went for the New Year's Eve dinner (which also happens to be my birthday so that was the real reason for celebrating!) it was a pre fix menu but the problem is that by the time our server brought us our food they were always out of half the ingredients we had ordered with no explanation or apology! While... More 

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Thank Andante14
Deerfield Beach, Florida
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47 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2015

This intimate restaurant was recommended by friends for my first visit to Boone, NC. I was not disappointed. The person with whom I made the reservation (recommended) was cordial and efficient, the welcome was friendly, the server was extraordinary in attitude and knowledge and the menu was fun and delicious. A great evening. Only downside was that they did not... More 

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Thank FWPurvey
Blowing Rock, North Carolina
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30 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2015

We went for our 37th anniversary, and the food and service (Chase), were impeccable. I had the grouper special and my wife had the trout, both of which are delicious and accompanied by a plateful of veggies. Salads are awesome as well. Prices are in line with the quality of the food, and the atmosphere belies the strip center location.... More 

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Thank smokey20
Greensboro
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154 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2015 via mobile

We were picking up my child at app state and wanted a nice dinner. Joy was a great choice. The menu offers something for everyone: burgers, seafood, meat, etc. They also have a great wine list, Klinker brick by the glass is something I have never seen on a menu before. This is not a cheap restaurant, but when the... More 

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Thank snggglbnnny
Abilene, Texas
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66 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2015

Joy BIstro was not what I expected at all. It surpassed all my expectations the atmosphere was lovely, the cuisine was a delightful unique twist on classic fare and the service was impeccable.Joy Bistro will be top on our list when we visit Boone.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 115 New Market Center, Boone, NC 28607
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Boone
  • Phone Number: +1 828-265-0500

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20 - 25
  • Cuisine: Italian, French, American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Wednesday
5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday
5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?