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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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French, International, European, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
505 Thames St, Newport, RI 02840-6723
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Reviewed 2 September 2015

We chose Restaurant Bouchard to celebrate our 39th anniversary. It was perfect. The decor and formality of the wait staff hit just the right balance between making us feel special without being stuffy or over bearing. The food was excellent. Wine selection top notch. Parking...More

Thank ATLChristy
Reviewed 2 September 2015

We sat outside since the restaurant was fully booked when we called. I do not recommend doing so. We were in town for the day so it was sorting outside or not eating here. Hindsight, I would have rather enjoyed the food at a later...More

1  Thank l3tsg01
Reviewed 28 August 2015

We had dinner at Bouchard and we were very pleased with the both the creative cuisine and the superb attention we received. The lobster stuffed with scallops, lobster and truffle was wonderful, as was the codfish and the seabass. For dessert: apple tart with vanilla...More

2  Thank mjs03
Reviewed 28 August 2015

We were greeted warmly, so we're off to a great start for our anniversary dinner. We were seated right away in the very back corner if the restaurant in a comfortable corner. We waited al lst 10 minutes for a server to acknowledge us and...More

1  Thank chefjoyce
Reviewed 28 August 2015

Enticed by the reviews and menu, we visited for a three course meal one evening. To give you an idea, we have travelled extensively throughout Europe, and France in particular. The U.S. also has many fine dining French establishments. This is not one of them....More

5  Thank 394mariam
Reviewed 27 August 2015 via mobile

We cancelled our reservations because the receptionist was not flexible or accommodating. The attitude is not worth the experience no matter how exceptional the food may be

3  Thank Nika K
Reviewed 25 August 2015

it was a special celebration so that adds to the fun. Bouchard needs no more rave reviews but it has one coming. From the greeting by the maitre'd to the exquisite deserts it was terrific. For a big evening top notch service is wanted. We...More

Thank climber06
Reviewed 22 August 2015

If there were only one Restaurant in which I could dine, it would be Restaurant Bouchard. My wife and I have dined in many of America's and Europe's best Restaurants, and none surpasses the culinary journey available to you in Newport. The gracious and charming...More

1  Thank malcolm m
Reviewed 22 August 2015 via mobile

I was very pleased by the food. Rare are the restaurants in the US that I visited and that are that good. Pleasant atmosphere and good service.

1  Thank My-Ooops
Reviewed 19 August 2015

We go to Newport once a year and we go to Bouchard's once a year. This is simply the best restaurant I have ever been to in my life. Even though the food is why you go, the service is not to be under appreciated....More

Thank ironman41700
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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 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
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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