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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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“souffle” (100 reviews)
“dover sole” (58 reviews)
“escargot” (67 reviews)
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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 2 days ago

While the night started off a little rocky, wonderful service and delicious, classic food saved the evening. After waiting a few minutes to be acknowledged (the person on the phone never looked up or stopped talking), a hostess appeared and then told us our reservation...More

Thank 2017summer87
Reviewed 2 days ago

We heard of this restaurant through our hotel (Mill Street Inn). I checked it online prior to our visit and it looked like a good choice - we were not disappointed. From the moment we walked in we were greeted with a warm smile. Our...More

Thank PattyRC
Reviewed 1 week ago

Fantastic restaurant. Very French, both in food and service. Our party had no complaints and only praise. Their appetizer of Escargots aux Champignons et Vin Rouge gratiné is most unusual, and worth a trip to Newport just for that dish alone. Cannot wait to return.

Thank ghentjr
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went here for a late birthday celebration. The whole staff made it very special and the food was excellent

Thank Charles A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

You can always count on a great experience at Bouchard. Quality food complemented with exceptional service brings you back to build memorable nights. Sara and Albert are consistently deliver to our expectations!

Thank YoungGJump
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I were recently in Newport for the food and wine festival. We had seen high recommendations of Bouchard online and booked a reservation online. The restaurant was busy on Friday night and it took a little bit of time to be seated....More

Thank Brian L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Someone has to be at the top of the list, for us Bouchard deserves their place. This is our second visit and the exoerience was every bit as good as the first. We brought close friends and Max and the team didn't disappoint. From the...More

Thank Nomad0921
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We celebrate our anniversary every year at this restaurant as Chef Albert was the chef at our wedding. The service is amazing. Don our captain made sure everything was perfect . The food is just amazing and presented so beautifully. The soufflé is not to...More

Thank Jeff B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Bouchard is good but shouldn’t be ranked 1 in Newport We had to sit outside since they wouldn’t let my wife in with tight fitting pants. They considered them jeans. Ok we understand The app of lobster/asparagus in puff pastry was good. The pan seared...More

Thank AMP2011
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a wonderful meal at Bouchard. The service was Five Star. Max provided the best service. We had the pasta and salmon tartar appetizers, and the veal and lamb for our entrees. The food was delicious and prepared to perfection. We ended the meal...More

Thank BAHuston3
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17 May 2018|
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Response from bvallone | Reviewed this property |
We went in the winter time so I’m not sure
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, Romantic, Local cuisine
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
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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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