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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” (81 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 4 weeks ago

The food and service are very good. Very French. Dessert was disappointing, though. Two people, one drink each, a bottle of wine, appetizers and main course for both, split the dessert and it was $270. So not good if you are on a budget. Also,...More

Thank John C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The service was impeccable. Our dinner and deserts were some of the best French we have ever had. Ever. If your visiting Newport ,RI make this one of you destinations.

Thank RichardBestwick
Reviewed 19 May 2017

Enjoyed a lovely meal and evening at Bouchards. The food was fabulous. We were not rushed and our waiter was fabulous. We celebrated an anniversary dinner and we will remember this as a lovely memory.

Thank mpkliber
Reviewed 17 May 2017

I give out very few top ratings, but this is one that I do not hesitate to rate 5 out of 5. Service, atmosphere and food are all first rate. We have been here three or four times, the most recent being May 2017. The...More

Thank JustBobProvidence
Reviewed 11 May 2017

Restaurant Bouchard continues to be an utterly exquisite dining experience. I had not been there for a number of years and was thrilled to discover that "fine dining" still exists. Black tie waiters, European atmosphere, unparalleled cuisine and presentation. This is an amazing restaurant, whether...More

1  Thank whitly37
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

We had dinner at Restaurant Bouchard. They have a lovely French menu. The pâté appetizer was excellent. My husband enjoyed the foie gras very much as well. Our guests seemed to enjoy their selections. Entrees were all excellent. The soufflé was outstanding. The service was...More

1  Thank paulapap
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

My family and I enjoyed an outstanding dinner at Bouchard last night (Friday). We were seated immediately at a great table and were offered cheaters to help read the menu. The cocktails were exceptional and the service was excellent. We enjoyed several appetizers - escargots,...More

1  Thank Humarock_Seth
Reviewed 28 April 2017

We thoroughly enjoyed Restaurant Bouchard. The food was excellent and the waitstaff were professional. It was nice to have a quiet dinner in good surroundings.

Thank P T
Reviewed 27 April 2017

We went for our 35th anniversary dinner. Food was outstanding. Service was attentive yet not intrusive. We each had Vol au Vent d’Asperges et de Homard Asparagus and Lobster in Puff Pastry, with a Lemon Beurre Blanc which was outstanding especially the Lemon Beurre Blanc...More

Thank WKP8
Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

Homey and comfortable setting, excellent service, top-notch food start to finish, and ample time to really enjoy and take it all in. You must make reservations, and there is a minimum dress code as business casual (no jeans, etc). Our reservation was at 7:30 pm...More

1  Thank DaveEB310
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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
USD 20 - USD 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
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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