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Joy Bistro

115 New Market Ctr, Boone, NC 28607-3992
+1 828-265-0500
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good15%
  • Average4%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“scallops” (40 reviews)
“pear salad” (9 reviews)
“pork chop” (13 reviews)
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French, American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
115 New Market Ctr, Boone, NC 28607-3992
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Reviewed May 11, 2018 via mobile

Full of attitude, but they have no game. the chef is so rude I felt it incumbent upon myself to post my frustration with people such as this, that not only sweat the small stuff, they take themselves too seriously. I had a potato leek...More

1  Thank Chinense
claudomy, Owner at Joy Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded May 12, 2018

I apologize for you obvious discomfort. I believe it was a simple mistake. Mistakes do happen. Did you ask for another salad to be made?

Reviewed April 30, 2018

Just ate here for the first time. It was wonderful. The food is excellent! I mean excellent!!! Service was great. We had a young man was was very helpful, polite, did not rush you, and so pleasant. We Ordered Red Snapper and Scallops. Can not...More

Thank K J
Reviewed April 15, 2018

This is perhaps the best food in Boone. The outside of the restaurant is very unappealing. It is in a stripmall. However, once inside you feel like you are in a nice boutique restaurant. Servers are wonderful. It is a bit cramped, but who cares...More

Thank Phillip A
Reviewed March 21, 2018

Joy Bistro is located just a short distance from downtown Boone, it is located in a strip mall but once inside you'll be screened with lush trees and bushes from the world. An intimate place with great service, an extensive and intresting wine selection and...More

Thank FrankKal
Reviewed March 4, 2018 via mobile

We came on a Sunday night and it was half off wine bottle night. I had scallops which were delicious and hubby had meatloaf which was yummy too. Service was very good. We will definitely be back.

Thank Leasa G
Reviewed February 15, 2018 via mobile

We decided to try this lovely little spot for Valentine’s Day. A holiday that truly can make or break a restaurant. It was a fixed price menu with a 4 course dinner. Fabulous! Both my country companion and my city self enjoyed every morsel. Whether...More

Thank smithie17
Reviewed January 2, 2018

We were pleasantly surprised with Joy Bistro. The menu had lots of yummy options first being the firecracker shrimp appetizer, WOW, what's not to like, cheesy, warm & succulent shrimp all in one. We loved it. Next we split the mussels, also another WOW, with...More

1  Thank Lexibelle
Reviewed December 13, 2017 via mobile

Our first visit to Joy Bistro, what a great dining experience. Tucked away in a corner of a little shopping center sits this quaint romantic bistro. Our service was Exceptional. We started out with 3 different unique cocktails and 1 Mocktail that were all amazing...More

1  Thank Daniel B
Reviewed December 3, 2017 via mobile

My date was eager to dine at Joy Bistro in mid November. The decor is fun, welcoming and the bar is modern and great looking. I selected the “special” which was fish with veggies. The veggies were yummy and fully consumed; however the fish was...More

Thank RileyCharlotte
Reviewed November 17, 2017

We decided to split the meal tonight! Excellent scallops and mushroom salad. Crab dip also wonderful. We have loved this restaurant for years. We do not eat out very often. So glad we picked Joy Bistro again! We will always come back!

Thank crits60
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July 20, 2017|
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Response from Byrd3B | Reviewed this property |
There are several outside tables in trellis garden setting that are fine with your pet(s).
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
US$20 - US$25
Dinner, Brunch, Lunch
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, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
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
  • E-mail
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