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Restaurant Bouchard

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505 Thames St, Newport, RI 02840-6723
+1 401-846-0123
17:30 - 21:30
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Wed - Mon 17:30 - 21:30
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67 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 May 2015

Tonight I was greeted by the Hostess of the Restaurant and introduced to my Maitre' d for the evening. Salutations were made, drinks were suggested and ordered and ultimately, specials were introduced. I ordered what became the prettiest Campari on ice w/a seltzer side ever presented. Next was a perfect sizzle of escargot in a creamy garlic bath. My appetizer... More 

Thank NicholasVarzos
Eugene, Oregon
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30 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 May 2015

It is indeed a long time since we had such a great meal. As former Cincinnatians, this was on par with the former Le Maisonette. The beef Wellington would make any chef proud. Our captain was outstanding. Polished and knowledgeable. From Appetizers to desserts, perfect in every way.

Thank MarkmovedtoOregon
Nantucket, Massachusetts
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 May 2015

We booked our reservation solely on the high rating that this restaurant had received from Trip Advisor, but after finishing our dinner i couldn't wait to write my own review and I'm sorry to say it is not a good one. It was disappointing right from the start when we arrived on time for our 8 pm reservation and were... More 

Thank Alan R
Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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89 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 May 2015

Very nice and exquisite restaurant The Bouchard. Our food was beautifully presented and the taste even better. The only negative is that it took our waiter half an hour to come to take our order after getting the menu, this was a little frustrating. I would recommend this restaurant for the beautiful and very flavoursom food :)

Thank SharonNigel2014
oxford, ma.
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40 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 May 2015

Knowing how much I enjoy french food, my husband made a reservation at The Restaurant Bouchard, for dinner, on Mother's Day. From the time we arrived it was wonderful. The restaurant is warm and intimate.The service was excellent. Max our waiter was very attentive to our needs, and very knowledgable regarding the menu. For an appetizer I ordered the foie... More 

1 Thank sylvi97
2 reviews
Reviewed 12 May 2015 via mobile

Having had previous wonderful experience at Bouchard's, my husband booked an early dinner reservation for Mother's Day with our two oldest sons. Little skeptical of "holiday" fixed menus, we were not disappointed as the menu was vast with choices of options. Max was our attentive server and paid close attention to the cadence of the evening. We all had different... More 

Thank Beth H
Hyde Park,
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20 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 May 2015 via mobile

This is the best you can get. Can't add more than has been said. Must eat here when you are in Newport.

Thank Eleanor J
Cambridge, Massachusetts
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74 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 May 2015

This is what fine dining should be. Excellent food, wonderful wine list, charming Newport decor and outstanding service from start to finish. We had the lobster flan (wow), fois gras terrine (perfect) and asparagus and lobster in puff pastry (heaven). I had a veal chop that melted in my mouth. For dessert we had the gran marnier soufflé, a deconstructed... More 

Thank Laurel B
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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55 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 May 2015 via mobile

The food was flavorful, fresh and creatively without being unapproachable. The service was excellent, knowing the dishes so well as to tell a little folk story about how a certain fish got it's name. I also appreciated the understated way they acknowledged my husband's birthday with a simple candle in his dessert and a glass of champagne. I only wish... More 

Thank Alison T
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3 reviews
Reviewed 1 May 2015

A very pleasant relaxing evening with friends in an intimate French Restaurant that at one time was a residence. The food was excellent, the service was outstanding without the waiter "hovering" , and the prices - so reasonable. Definitely a place I'd return to, no special occasion required.

Thank Russ K

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 20 - US$ 40
French, International, European, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
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
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?