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Restaurant Bouchard

505 Thames St, Newport, RI 02840-6723
+1 401-846-0123
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  • Excellent81%
  • Very good11%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“souffle” (100 reviews)
“dover sole” (58 reviews)
“escargot” (67 reviews)
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French, International, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
505 Thames St, Newport, RI 02840-6723
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This restaurant served fine French food with their special touch - for example, escargot NOT in the shells like everywhere else but in a nicely-done sauce - and the service was impeccable. Make a reservation because you will not be able to just walk in!...More

Thank Benjamin B
Reviewed 6 days ago

First and foremost, we must speak to the individuals who are employed at this special place. Max, Carmen and Brittani could not be more engaging, professional and, in our words, spectacular! Our meal was fantastic from the excellent appetizers to the entree and, of course,...More

Thank Maureen K
Reviewed 1 week ago

Recently had dinner after looking forward to "the best restaurant in Newport" We were terribly disappointed. I had to search for the lobster iin the lobster puff pastry and there was no lobster at all in the stuffed lobster entree - just some chopped up...More

Thank johncc776
Reviewed 1 week ago

The food was very good, we felt alittle out of place as it was an older crowd and had an older vibe. They placed so much emphasis on their dress code I was concerned about meeting their expectations which is just ridiculous! The food was...More

1  Thank Penny M
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I enjoyed a delicious meal, with attentive and professional service, as well as a romantic ambience. The striped bass and cod were absolutely some of the best fish we have ever had! We thoroughly enjoyed our dining experience!!

Thank travlite224
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There is a reason they are the best restaurant in Newport. One of the best waiter experiences we had in a while. Service was overall great. Food was amazing. Where else can you have coffee rubbed duck. Good wine selection and great food, thats it...More

Thank Clara K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Looking for an incredibly intimate experience? It’s right here at Sarah’s Bar. The staff is comforting, the ambiance is warm and the drinks are customized to each experience. Get lost for the night. Enjoy!

Thank Rhonda G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have been dining at Restaurant Bouchard for over twenty years. Excellent food and professional service. The Dover sole is wonderful. The wine list is appealing. Parking can be difficult but they will manage that as well.

Thank Kim S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Dinner at Restaurant Bouchard was a pleasure. Started with a superb gazpacho. The grilled shrimp garnish had been prepared much earlier and was mealy and not tasty. Suggestion: grill the shrimp right before serving so it hot and crisp as a texture contrast. Also, the...More

Thank Jay L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was the perfect spot for celebrating my and my husband's anniversary. The warm, inviting atmosphere is spread out over several small dining areas. Service was professional but not aloof, and shared between our "table captain" and a young woman who actually did most of...More

1  Thank CBW47
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17 May 2018|
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Response from bvallone | Reviewed this property |
We went in the winter time so I’m not sure
7 March 2017|
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Response from Janet E | Reviewed this property |
One person in your party needs to go into the restaurant and obtain the parking voucher. They will then direct you to the free parking lot.
13 January 2017|
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Response from hwk455 | Reviewed this property |
t sure - you'll have to contact them directly. We've always gone for dinners.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 20 - US$ 40
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 505 Thames St, Newport, RI 02840-6723
  • Location: United States  >  Rhode Island (RI)  >  Newport
  • Phone Number: +1 401-846-0123
  • E-mail
At Bouchard Restaurant, a warm relaxed ambiance and gracious welcome signals your arrival. The restaurant serves fine French cuisine in a 1785 Georgian-style house.
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