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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” (98 reviews)
“dover sole” (57 reviews)
“duck” (85 reviews)
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French, International, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
505 Thames St, Newport, RI 02840-6723
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Reviewed 23 October 2015

We celebrated our 10th anniversary at Bouchard having lived in Newport for 5+ years, yet never having dinner here. Big mistake. Every occasion is a reason to eat here. Service is top notch, menu is outstanding, presentation is second to none and the wine list...More

Thank captcap
Reviewed 20 October 2015

We have now eaten here twice and both times the meal was excellent. Each course had a special touch. My guests are very picky people and they both loved it too. It is expensive, but if you are willing to pay the money, it is...More

Thank David K
Reviewed 19 October 2015

This was a special birthday dinner and surprise for my girlfriend. Take someone here that you're planning to grow old with. Besides the delicious dinner, the soufflé was top notch!

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Reviewed 18 October 2015 via mobile

Superb! Exquisite! Delectable! Every time I come to Newport I will come here as long as the chef stays! Wow! Amazing cuisine!

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Reviewed 16 October 2015

We took an unexpected day trip to Newport and had no dinner reservations. We arrived as soon as the restaurant opened and were told we could be seated but that we needed to be done by 7:30 as the restaurant was booked with reservations. Seeing...More

1  Thank ZIMBoston
Reviewed 15 October 2015

We celebrated our tenth anniversary at Bouchard. The service was terrific and we loved the french atmosphere of the restaurant. We had the beef carpaccio, which was amazing, and the foie gras, which my husband thought was over cooked but I thought was wonderful. We...More

Thank riverterrace41
Reviewed 13 October 2015

Upscale dining in a casual world. Every dish for our foursome was perfectly prepared and presented (lamb, lobster, fillet and duck). After our visit, I agree with the high ratings this place gets. Treat yourself here !!!

Thank Tommytunes52
Reviewed 13 October 2015

If you are looking for a high end restaurant with outstanding food, service, and ambiance while visiting Newport, then Restaurant Bouchard is the place for you. My wife and I took at trip to Newport for our first wedding anniversary and opted to dine at...More

1  Thank Omar H
Reviewed 8 October 2015 via mobile

This was our second visit and we will be back again. One of the best restaurants you will ever done at. It's dining not eating. Max and the staff are a1

Thank ghadley
Reviewed 1 October 2015 via mobile

Went to restaurant Bouchard last weekend with my wife and another couple. The experience was excellent. The service was outstanding , food of very high quality and good ambience. I thought fairly priced for the quality.

Thank TMMWindham
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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.
30 June 2016|
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Response from charlesde23 | 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
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
  • 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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