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Joy Bistro

115 New Market Ctr, Boone, NC 28607-3992
+1 828-265-0500
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good16%
  • Average4%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“scallops” (38 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 19 September 2017

The 4 star rating is for the food. My husband and I both had the filet mignon and it was so good. I like mine medium rare and it was cooked perfectly. But helpful hint, get a reservation for this restaurant. We didn't and barely...More

1  Thank Lacey B
Reviewed 15 September 2017

Went here on our 27th wedding anniversary and love the food, drinks, and service. The Corpse Reviver #2 is awesome, (drink). Definitely try the Alaskan Crab gratin, superb. My wife loved the salmon and my beef tenderloin was cooked to perfection. The combination of vegetables...More

Thank Mark and Sandy Z
Reviewed 15 September 2017

Was in Boone for a girls weekend and came here on a Saturday night. The food was spectacular! Our server was phenomenal. He kept our drinks filled, didn't even have to ask for a refill on anything! I ordered the NC Trout and it was...More

1  Thank mavwu
Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

My husband and I had a lovely night out at Joy Bistro. We have been coming to this restaurant for about five years now while visiting our mountain home in Boone, NC. We started with a pear salad, their delicious warm bread, and a glass...More

Thank pbills50
Reviewed 6 September 2017

2nd time have eaten there. Had veal meat loaf was wonderful , wife had trout she loved it. Hidden treasure by the movie theater. Just as good as it was last year

Thank Peter S
Reviewed 23 August 2017

We ate lunch here upon the recommendation of a friend. I ordered the pan seared salmon over a tomato salad consisting of plum tomatoes, mixed greens, onions and cucumbers all served over an avocado sauce. It was just ok. The salmon did not taste extremely...More

1  Thank Bruce J
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

All the food was superb esp the bread! It's a bit pricy rhough. Service was outstanding good cocktails too

Thank sue h
Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

The food was awesome! This gem is hidden away in a corner of a shopping center and I was expecting good food, atmosphere and staff. Best filet mignon I have ever had.....

Thank Bill B
Reviewed 3 August 2017

North Carolina Health Rating - 94 Recommended by friends, we were unable to confirm reservations for Friday night so went for lunch instead. Very limited menu and they were out of the trout which we were looking forward to. So, we ordered appetizers and sandwiches...More

1  Thank Corbitt R
Reviewed 1 August 2017

This restaurant in a shopping center away from downtown is a great secret. It was a fantastic Farm to Table restaurant. The way they prepared each dish was like they did it with tender loving care. Our waitress was knowledgeable and very friendly. We will...More

Thank Chuck S
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20 July 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).
7 February 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
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 20:00
17:30 - 20:30
17:30 - 20:30
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 20:30
11:30 - 14:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
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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