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“Wow, excellent food and flexible with vegans”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of Joy Bistro

Joy Bistro
Ranked #11 of 148 Restaurants in Boone
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$20 - US$25
Cuisines: French, American
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Good for: Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Dining options: Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Cary, North Carolina
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107 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
“Wow, excellent food and flexible with vegans”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2013

We are fish-eating vegans. Their "vegan" fish option was not available (no delivery!), so they prepared the scallops without butter. They were excellent and we appreciated their flexibility. We loved the roasted vegetables, especially the fingerling potatoes. Malbec by the glass was great. Service was attentive and the server knew the menu well. I liked the pomegrante salad, but it was overdressed; I'd recommend asking for salad dressing on the side. We sat across from the open kitchen, but it was not annoying. However, if you make reservations, ask for a booth in the front of the restaurant.

Visited October 2013
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Mountain Rest, SC
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
“Wonderful meal.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2013

The food was creative and well prepared with excellent presentation.
The decor was nice and there was an outside patio with an arbor and plants.
Service excellent.

Visited October 2013
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Newland, North Carolina
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2 reviews
“Great Restaurant in Boone, NC”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2013

Great Food, Great Staff, Great Owners! They put out some of the best, local products around and it has a great French flair. Awesome place for couples that want an evening away, or for that important business dinner to impress.

  • Visited September 2013
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Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
“a beau in boone”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2013

a great little restaurant, a warm interior, inviting decor in an otherwise nob-descript strip mall. in boone of all places!

great dinner, great staf, interesting wine selection. staff recognizes your 'needs' and leaves you alone. alltogether a superb experience.

we shall return,

  • Visited September 2013
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NC
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Well overrated!”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2013

Service was OK - nothing spectacular by any means. Food is good. Atmosphere is mediocre. Overpriced. Prices at the restaurant are $2-6 higher than listed here, on this website. Even, do not match restaurant's website - which is unheard. I must be missing something in these raving reviews about the place. Will not be back, period. OK palace, but does not deserve 5 stars review.

  • Visited September 2013
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claudomy, Owner at Joy Bistro, responded to this review, 29 September 2013
I am sorry that the information you looked up was incorrect. I am working on getting the menu changed on this website. I do hope you will give us another chance. Our website menu is current and correct.
Thanks!
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