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Bouche Bistro

451 W Alameda St, Entrance on W Water St, Santa Fe, NM 87501-1962
+1 505-982-6297
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good20%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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451 W Alameda St, Entrance on W Water St, Santa Fe, NM 87501-1962
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Pleasant atmosphere, great, friendly service, and wonderful food. The escargot was out of this world.

4  Thank Michael H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We came here with a group of 6. It was our first time. The others come each year. The setting is warm and friendly. The server was very professional and attentive. Prices are on the higher side but fairly typical for Santa Fe. We started...More

5  Thank Lee4shalom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This restaurant, billed as a French bistro, has been receiving much hype, so two of our Santa Fe friends wanted to eat there with us during our visit. We made reservations, went there on a Friday evening and got the last table on the pretty...More

3  Thank Rumples
Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

I ordinarily don't choose a French restaurant when I'm in Santa Fe because, well, it's Santa Fe! There are so many great restaurants with New Mexican food and flavors that I can't get at home, and I want to experience that kind of cooking when...More

3  Thank Barbara H
Reviewed 27 July 2017

Although prices were high for Santa Fe, they were not for a good restaurant in a large city, e.g. New York, San Francisco, Los Angeles, etc. More important than the level of the prices was the quality of the food, which was worth every bit....More

5  Thank tgroves41
Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

The service, atmosphere and meals were all wonderful. Its expensive, but if you are up for it, well worthwhile. Loved the outdoor space.

5  Thank RiverReader
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

Our first time. Great fun. Happy restaurant. Staff and diners all happy and content. We had a wonderful meal. Talked with people next to us. Had a charming evening. The happy ace to be and toute Santa Fe loves this restaurant

6  Thank wglevy
Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

Lovely menu, terrific service, classic bistro choices spoiled by high prices and skimpy portions. My hanger steak was excellent but there was only about ⅓ of a normal hanger and you get less French fries than at McDonalds, all for $38. My wife's liver was...More

Thank Yellowdogcafe
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

Friends and I ate at Bouche last week. The pasta was incredible. I had the fresh mussels in garlic. Their pomme fritter was the perfect accompaniment. I was able to sop up the sauce with the fries. The wine was perfect. We are on the...More

5  Thank Jennifer D
Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

Initially intrigued by the name, as I have good friends named Bouché. This delicious restaurant is pronounced without the accent on the "e". A few locals told us it was great and we were not disappointed. Well prepared French inspired food which is a nice...More

5  Thank Georgiana S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 31 - US$ 50
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Reservations
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
17:30 - 21:30
17:30 - 21:30
17:30 - 21:30
17:30 - 21:30
17:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 451 W Alameda St, Entrance on W Water St, Santa Fe, NM 87501-1962
    (Guadalupe Street)
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Santa Fe
  • Phone Number: +1 505-982-6297
  • E-mail
Bouche is a neighborhood French bistro located in the heart of Santa Fe, serving inspired rustic French cuisine prepared by award-winning chef Charles Dale. Bouche offers an exceptional variety of new and old world wine selections to accompany the menu. Seating is limited and reservations are recommended.
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