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Bouche Bistro

451 W Alameda St, Entrance on W Water St, Santa Fe, NM 87501-1962
+1 505-982-6297
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Overview
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good20%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“sweetbreads” (26 reviews)
“profiteroles” (19 reviews)
Open Now
17:30 - 21:30All hours
CUISINES
French, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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LOCATION
451 W Alameda St, Entrance on W Water St, Santa Fe, NM 87501-1962
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1 - 10 of 261 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I ordinarily don't choose a French restaurant when I'm in Santa Fe because, well, it's Santa Fe! There are so many great restaurants with New Mexican food and flavors that I can't get at home, and I want to experience that kind of cooking when...More

3  Thank Barbara H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Although prices were high for Santa Fe, they were not for a good restaurant in a large city, e.g. New York, San Francisco, Los Angeles, etc. More important than the level of the prices was the quality of the food, which was worth every bit....More

5  Thank tgroves41
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The service, atmosphere and meals were all wonderful. Its expensive, but if you are up for it, well worthwhile. Loved the outdoor space.

5  Thank RiverReader
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Our first time. Great fun. Happy restaurant. Staff and diners all happy and content. We had a wonderful meal. Talked with people next to us. Had a charming evening. The happy ace to be and toute Santa Fe loves this restaurant

6  Thank wglevy
Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

Lovely menu, terrific service, classic bistro choices spoiled by high prices and skimpy portions. My hanger steak was excellent but there was only about ⅓ of a normal hanger and you get less French fries than at McDonalds, all for $38. My wife's liver was...More

Thank Yellowdogcafe
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Friends and I ate at Bouche last week. The pasta was incredible. I had the fresh mussels in garlic. Their pomme fritter was the perfect accompaniment. I was able to sop up the sauce with the fries. The wine was perfect. We are on the...More

5  Thank Jennifer D
Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

Initially intrigued by the name, as I have good friends named Bouché. This delicious restaurant is pronounced without the accent on the "e". A few locals told us it was great and we were not disappointed. Well prepared French inspired food which is a nice...More

5  Thank Georgiana S
Reviewed 16 June 2017

Elegant dining with a small menu and specials you need to try. We had the corn soup, which had a wonderful light flavor and texture. All the entrees are unique. I had the prawn with broccoli and my wife had raviolis with a delicate sauce....More

7  Thank MalcolmandSirius
Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

I keep hoping, but Bouche is not a Bistro in the classical French sense! Attitude is more important than attention to detail and consistent performance in the kitchen, but for those who have not experienced the charm, camaraderie and consistency of a good French Bistro...More

Thank Stephanie J
Reviewed 22 April 2017

I brought a friend here who was visiting from out of town. We thought we had reservations but were mistaken on the date. The host accommodated us with no problem, and was so kind and gracious. The authentic french bistro cuisine at Bouche is delicious...More

6  Thank B_Luvs_Fe
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 31 - USD 50
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Reservations
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
Tuesday
17:30 - 21:30
Wednesday
17:30 - 21:30
Thursday
17:30 - 21:30
Friday
17:30 - 21:30
Saturday
17:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 451 W Alameda St, Entrance on W Water St, Santa Fe, NM 87501-1962
    (Guadalupe Street)
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Santa Fe
  • Phone Number: +1 505-982-6297
  • E-mail
Description
Bouche is a neighborhood French bistro located in the heart of Santa Fe, serving inspired rustic French cuisine prepared by award-winning chef Charles Dale. Bouche offers an exceptional variety of new and old world wine selections to accompany the menu. Seating is limited and reservations are recommended.
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