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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” (98 reviews)
“dover sole” (57 reviews)
“duck” (85 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 2 days 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 2 days 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 3 days 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 5 days 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
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have eaten here several times over the years and are never disappointed.....with the menu or the service. They have even packed up a complete meal for 4 to take out for me because of a special need.

Thank Camie F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

As with many other patrons, we had high expectations for Bouchard. The fact that it had a dress code, which is rare nowadays, suggested that this was going to be a unique dining experience. Our actual experience, however, ended up being quite mixed. The food...More

1  Thank YvesTito
Reviewed 19 March 2018

My wife and I had dinner at the Bouchard Inn & Restaurant last week. It was one of the best meals we have had in a long time. From start to finish, all of our courses were prepared, plated and presented in first-class fashion. It...More

1  Thank ScubaBobStl
Reviewed 12 March 2018

I am happy to report that Bouchard Restaurant continues to present a superior dining experience. Although my previous review is dated 2011, my husband and I have dined at Bouchard since then and just recently. Chef Albert Bouchard is consistent in offering a variety of...More

Thank HummingbirdHillPlace
Reviewed 5 March 2018

We ate there for our anniversary and do so every year. The atmosphere is great and while this year it was not quite as good as in previous years, it was still an excellent way to celebrate.

Thank mwalker732017
Reviewed 19 February 2018

My wife and I got away for a weekend in Newport and Restaurant Bouchard was on our list as we are foodies. Reservations are a must and proper attire is equally appreciated and requested. We opened with a house cocktail and Riesling, then fresh from...More

1  Thank Fred A
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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.
30 June 2016|
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Response from charlesde23 | 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
US$20 - US$40
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, 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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