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Joy Bistro

115 New Market Ctr, Boone, NC 28607-3992
+1 828-265-0500
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good15%
  • Average4%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“scallops” (34 reviews)
“pork chop” (14 reviews)
“pear salad” (8 reviews)
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French, American, Vegetarian Friendly
115 New Market Ctr, Boone, NC 28607-3992
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Reviewed September 3, 2015

This is my favorite restaurant in Boone. Great menu and very welcoming staff. We recently had the salmon dish as well as the pork chop. Both were excellent. Looking forward to returning.

Thank Jarret35
Reviewed September 3, 2015

I ate here with my Fiancee last night for our anniversary, expecting to have one of the best meals we've ever had. We are a little different than most of the restaurant's clientele in that we're college students instead of tourists or retirees, but we...More

4  Thank Grahamhwll
Reviewed August 30, 2015 via mobile

Sat outside, as inside was hazy/smoky. Must have had an exhaust issue. Food overall was very good, but the mussels, as appetizer, we're unusually small.

1  Thank Steve O
Reviewed August 19, 2015

I do not like to write mediocre reviews, but sometimes, we just have to. I was just disappointed. Went for lunch with friends and ordered the Bread Salad. In Italian, that is a Panzanella salad. I expected more for $9.00 plus. I am not a...More

Thank queeni_traveler
Reviewed August 19, 2015

Everything from classic burger to crab gratin, it is all great. the bar selection is wonderful, including Flugelhorn cocktail!

Thank Maryrose C
Reviewed August 19, 2015

We've eaten at many restaurants in Boone and Blowing Rock and none top Joy Bistro for quality of food and service. We brought two friends to the Bistro last week. At the end of the evening, they both said their dinners were among the best...More

Thank Teacher_Two
Reviewed August 15, 2015 via mobile

This restaurant was one of the best meals we had in our vacation. The service was outstanding and the food was amazing and a great value. I highly recommend!!!

Thank smokingjoe
Reviewed August 12, 2015

Joy Bistro is one of my favorite places to go in Boone. I have found that the patio is a great place to relax and enjoy a great meal. I usually order the beet salad and 3 cheese ravioli, but I tried a couple of...More

Thank Rebecca S
Reviewed August 11, 2015

Wife & I had dinner at Joy Bistro. A corner of a strip mall. But looks are deceiving -- it was great! I had the best pork chop, wife had salmon. Excellent food, sharp service. we'll be back.

Thank Mike D
Reviewed August 7, 2015

We were a group of 6-WELL taken care of by 'Hannah'. Very good wine choices, very fresh seafood and a wonderful dining experience in a small, comfy, somewhat difficult to find restaurant. Had mussels as an appetizer-if you enjoy them-these are perfect! Lots of choices...More

1  Thank Bill L
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February 6, 2017|
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Response from pitahead | Reviewed this property |
Think resort casual. I was there in the winter time, so most people were bundled up with men in slacks/chinos with sweaters or sport jackets. Women ranged everything from fancy dresses to more casual dress pant with nice... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$20 - $25
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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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