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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, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
505 Thames St, Newport, RI 02840-6723
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is the second time that we’ve dined here. All around outstanding. The service is exceptional. I was torn about a couple of items on the menu. The waiter was able to help me sort it out. His knowledge of the menu items was extremely...More

Thank Mynonnie
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I’m so torn about this review. We did not dine there so this review does not comment on the food. My husband and I made a last min same day reservation on Opentable. When we arrived the hostess said she was going to check what...More

Thank Daphne W
Reviewed 1 week ago

We dined here after a week of pub and on the water type dining in Newport. don't get me wrong, the views and fresh seafood was great, but if you are looking for a break from that and a real French Restaurant experience, this is...More

Thank ckibbe
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a wonderful anniversary dinner at Bouchard, even though I was a little concerned that there was nothing on the Entree list that didn't have something objectionable to me (there are far too many things I just don't like). When I told the waiter...More

1  Thank marisa13
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Bouchard offers very friendly service, classic French cuisine, and a reasonably priced wine list. We enjoyed the foie gras saute, a very interesting/tasty pork tenderloin en croute, and excellent lamb. Wine choices include bottles and wines by the glass -- we passed on dessert (too...More

Thank LovetheBigIsland
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I chose Bouchard to celebrate my wife's recent retirement based on the rating in Tripadvisor. Thank you all for the wonderful recommendations - our experience was on a par with those who gave them five stars. We were seated at our appointed reservation time and...More

Thank Nomad0921
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Not my first time at Bouchard's and certainly not the last. Found this restaurant on a whim 5 years ago. I was blown away by the food, presentation, and the amazing service. Went Sunday the 22nd. Seated at our favorite table. As always greeted warmly...More

Thank Vincent L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was our first time dining at Bouchard and we were not disappointed! Bouchard is a beautifully decorated small restaurant with very good acoustics so you can hold a conversation. Parking is a bit difficult so stop in before you park to get a parking...More

Thank Mark S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Food was very good. Bigger portions than I excepted, seeing as this is a French restaurant. Romantic atmosphere. My only grievance would be with the waiter. I feel he treated us differently in the beginning of the evening because he saw we were a young...More

Thank Melv17
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing French cuisine. Superior Service. Everything we ordered from the restuffed Lobster to the soufflé was exceptional. And they made our friend feel really special on her birthday. All you can ask for when you want a memorable evening.

Thank sdavis115
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Response from mwalker732017 | Reviewed this property |
Not that I am aware of.
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.
12 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.
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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
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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