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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” (37 reviews)
“pear salad” (9 reviews)
“pork chop” (14 reviews)
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French, American, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
115 New Market Ctr, Boone, NC 28607-3992
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Reviewed 27 August 2016

We sat inside in a very comfortable boot and were serviced by an experienced waitress who was familiar with the entire menu. The 4 of us had different entree. which were all to everyone's expectations - high. Wine choices were good and fairly priced. There...More

1  Thank Robert L
Reviewed 25 August 2016

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...More

1  Thank Bob G
Reviewed 19 August 2016 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.

Thank DGPJr
Reviewed 14 August 2016

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...More

1  Thank pmerten3
Reviewed 3 August 2016 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.

Thank Caroline C
Reviewed 31 July 2016 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...More

1  Thank Mom2sophia
Reviewed 13 July 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...More

8  Thank travelingFLmom
Reviewed 10 July 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...More

Thank businessman2015
Reviewed 6 July 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....More

Thank becka6saunders
Reviewed 3 July 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.

1  Thank pdmoore22
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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
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, 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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