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Joy Bistro

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115 New Market Ctr, Boone, NC 28607-3992
+1 828-265-0500
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11:30 am - 2:00 pm
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
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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

With a student playing sports at App State to visit the past three years, we try and eat at the Joy Bistro at least once a season.... We've NEVER had a bad meal or even the hint of bad service, although this trip the duck wasn't in season.... Wine list is decent for both bottle and by the glass.... We... More 

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Nashville, Tennessee
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Can rank with the best of fine dinning Bistro type restaurants. Very eclectic cocktail menu. Excellent feel and ambiance, creative and well executed menu.

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Blythewood, South Carolina
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93 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had an excellent meal at Joy Bistro. Joy was recommended by the host at the B&B we were staying at and we throughly enjoyed it. Service was excellent! We went on a Sunday night about 6pm (definitely recommend making a reservation) and the timing was perfect. Was not crowded yet so we got immediate attention. I had the Maine... More 

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Delft
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14 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Every year after a week of skiing and banner elk lodge food, we treat ourselves to a nice dinner at joy bistro. It's such a treat and definitely worth the drive.

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Thank Caroline C
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39 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We have been coming to Joy Bistro for 5 years. We drive from approximately 1 hour away 4-6 times a year. You can't visit without trying the firecracker shrimp. We have never had a meal that wasn't spectacular, but as far as recommendations the scallops are my all time favorite. The creme Brule is awesome. We have also done brunch... More 

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1 Thank Mom2sophia
Palm Beach Gardens, Florida
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44 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

While traveling through Boone we went to this restaurant based on the Trip Advisor reviews. We made a reservation for 2 people and looked forward to a nice meal after a long day. The restaurant sits at the end of a strip mall and was empty when we arrived at 5:30pm. They sat us at a nice table next to... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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13 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2016

Very unimpressive exterior next to sub shop in strip shopping center masks a most impressive, intimate, very highly demanded fine dining restaurant. Sarah provided outstanding service and recommendations. Wahoo was outstanding. Adjacent dinner had rack of lamb that looked beautiful and he said was delicious Looking forward to returning.

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Thank businessman2015
Boone, North Carolina
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2016

Yesterday my husband and I celebrated our 27th anniversary starting with lunch at Joy Bistro. Everything was delicious and perfect! He had the scallops and I had the trout, both incredibly delicious and beautiful. We shared those entrees and also had cheese cake for dessert. Couldn't have been a better meal and a great way to start our anniversary date.... More 

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Vilas, North Carolina
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2016 via mobile

Great food. Excellent service with the staff. Quiet atmosphere and located on popular Blowing Rock. A great place to take your lovely wife for dinner date. They have open table booking options.

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Charlotte, NC
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27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

You have to know where Joy Bistro is as it can easily be over looked in New Market Center. It is at the end of the strip of shops across from the theaters. It has such a nice neighborhood feel. Though it is small inside, you can have a nice conversation at your table without having to shout over the... More 

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Restaurant Details

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
Average prices
$20 - $25
Cuisine
American, Italian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Romantic, Special occasions
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
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 115 New Market Ctr, Boone, NC 28607-3992
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Boone
  • Phone Number: +1 828-265-0500

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?