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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” (102 reviews)
“dover sole” (61 reviews)
“escargot” (70 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 yesterday

The Inn and the restaurant was amazing! The room was charming and quaint, with a lovely intimate sitting area. The restaurant was A+, as the food was just delicious and presentation was awesome. The wait-staff were attentive, courteous and always there. WOULD DEFINITELY RECOMMEND. Reservations...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank anne k
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We had a wonderful celebratory dinner at Bouchard’s tonight. The Dover Sole was done to perfection, as was the Salmon. The endive salad had the perfect combination of flavors. The restaurant is always accommodating to pescatarians, and conscious of food allergies, etc. Even mid-week in...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank CarylK_12
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a terrible dining experience here both from a service standpoint and the food which at best was mediocre. We were essentially ignored by our waiter which I have now forgotten his name since my original post was deleted. Apparently being 50 years old...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank colin C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Oh, this place is very special. My wife and I went to Newport for our Anniversary, and chose Bouchard as our place for dinner...so glad we did. Atmosphere is elegant and inviting; food is wonderful; service is excellent. All you could ask for in a...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Curt-Ayer
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Truly outstanding in every respect. Our waiter, Max was funny and helpful with the menu selection, and everything was cooked to perfection. I had the coffee crusted duck, which was wonderful, and the grand marnier souffle was delicious. The fruit in the watermelon salad was...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank susielunch
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Dined at Bouchard with a friend while visiting Newport. This meal was the highlight of our trip and, we agreed, one of the greatest dinners of our lives. Every course was perfect and service was impeccable. For entrees we had the lobster and the Dover...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank 998ks
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fine dining at it's best with exceptional service and a delicious meal. Bouchard's restaurant offered a quiet romantic setting, a staff offering attention to detail. Our meal presentation was the best and the food is exceptional! Thank you Bouchards for a special evening.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank ConnIngrid
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent french atmosphere , food and wine. Make sure you make reservations. We walked there, the street is part of the Newport experience

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Out2haveagoodtime
Reviewed 6 November 2018

We've been meaning to try Restaurant Bouchard for some time and finally made it there for restaurant week. We ordered the butternut squash & sweet potato soup which was very good. For our entrees we ordered the fillet of pork which was stuffed with spinach,...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank susan s
Reviewed 3 November 2018 via mobile

I was able to get a lucky last minute table here, even though it is restaurant week in Rhode Island, and it was one of the best meals of my life. I had the lobster bisque for starter and I could have eaten a bowl...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank clairef535
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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
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic
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
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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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