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Restaurant Bouchard

505 Thames St, Newport, RI 02840-6723
+1 401-846-0123
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  • Excellent82%
  • Very good10%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“souffle” (105 reviews)
“dover sole” (50 reviews)
“duck” (82 reviews)
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French, International, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
505 Thames St, Newport, RI 02840-6723
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1 - 10 of 880 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

Nice little restaurant in Downtown Newport. Food was good, nice Wine list. Service top notch. Would return

Thank rbuskey106
Reviewed 4 days ago

Superb customer service with every attention to detail to make this an exceptional dining experience. The flavors are the best that we have ever had in hundreds and hundreds of restaurants. If you deserve the best, dine at Bouchard. My husband requests that I stop...More

Thank maxpr1
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

From start to finish we could not fault our evening at La Bouchard. We booked online and then called the restaurant to enquirer about an earlier time slot. This was provided and we were given prior notice about the free parking voucher. The minute we...More

Thank Ros950
Reviewed 6 days ago

The food here is fantastic and the menu is both basic and very creative. Something for everyone. The restuffed lobster is to die for and the Dover Sole is the best we have had anywhere. Service is always impeccable.

1  Thank Richard S
Reviewed 6 days ago

Very much enjoyed the meal and atmosphere at Bouchard. The lobster was done well and the apps were probably even better than the entrees. Was a little upset we were seated in a hallway with other tables available would I would suggest a trip here...More

Thank Mark_Gianfalla
Reviewed 1 week ago

We always try a French restaurant when we go on vacation and this one ranks right up at the top. Excellent Food. Had escargot and lobster. Amazing.

Thank Julian H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have had the pleasure of dining at this superlative establishment multiple times and they consistent provide the best food and service one could ask for. Max was our Captain and Carmen was good lovely assistant... They make a great team, along with the superb...More

Thank Kirk E
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at the Inn and made reservation in the restaurant for our first night. I had the sliced filet with red wine reduction. Hubby had a special of striped bass. Both of our entrees where delicious! I was hesitant to ask for my beef...More

Thank NJTink
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Dinner was delicious. Warm tomato tart with truffle sauce, pear salad, filet, soufflé, mousse, and champagne filed our evening and our bellies. Max, our waiter, was the consummate professional. The perfect accoutrement to the meal, and the ambiance. Would definitely do again!

Thank Mam2255
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was recommended by my boss for good reason. We were staying close by on Thames Street and my family including 3 teenagers all had a fantastic meal. The service was impeccable and the wine and food was just as good as it looked. We...More

Thank Marie121316
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
How far is parking.
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.
breakfast on Sunday morning?
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.
Is there a dress code?
30 June 2016|
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Response from Charles E | Reviewed this property |
When calling to make a reservation, they told me the dress code was business casual meaning a collared shirt with no jeans for men.
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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, Local cuisine, 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
17:30 - 21:30
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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