We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
New! Find and book your ideal hotel on TripAdvisor — and get the lowest prices

Restaurant Bouchard

Certificate of Excellence
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
505 Thames St, Newport, RI 02840-6723
+1 401-846-0123
17:30 - 21:30
Closed now
All hours
Wed - Mon 17:30 - 21:30
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

829 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
  • More
Showing 823: English reviews
Franklin, Connecticut
Level Contributor
6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2014

We had made reservations for a birthday celebration. The wine was excellent, the service is always ready to get you anything you desire. When the owner found out we were celebrating a birthday we received champagne on the house. The presentation of the food is so beautiful you don't really want to eat it but the aroma from the food... More 

1 Thank Colleen A
Newport, Rhode Island
Level Contributor
6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2014

Bouchard's is one of my favorite restaurants. The presentation is as wonderful as the food. The server very confidently assisted with my menu selections and surprised me with the main course! Everything was wonderful, and the venue will continue to serve as my favorite celebratory spot!

Thank Dara B
Bryn Mawr, PA
Level Contributor
23 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2014

Had a dinner there with my family on the weekend after Thanksgiving - what a find! From the friendly welcome by the owners to great drinks to superb food to great service - this place had it all. A new favorite for us!

Thank KWS53
Level Contributor
5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2014

Very romantic and cozy atmosphere. The food, wine and dessert were some of the best we've ever had. I had the dover sole and my husband had the restuffed lobster, both divine. Our server was awesome, very knowledgeable and formal without being STUFFY! Certainly an experience to remember, would highly recommend!

1 Thank Coley77
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2014 via mobile

I would eat here again and highly recommend to friends and family.service was excellent and food was awesome.

1 Thank Gary S
Guilford, Connecticut
Level Contributor
81 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2014

The ambiance is enchanting. The service is effective and efficient for those who are looking to made dinner an event. There are always specials: soups, entrees, and, for desert, everyone chooses a made-to-order grand marnier souffle. Bouchards is a must, next time in Newport.

1 Thank Charles R
Bridgewater, New Jersey
Level Contributor
7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2014

It is an exceptional occasion when I offer 'Excellent'. With Restaurant Bouchard I had no choice. The food, service, atmosphere were among the best we have ever experienced. The diverse menu was very creative although reasonable to satisfy the taste of every diner. he Dining Rom serve is at the of the profession. DO NOT pass up this opportunity when... More 

Thank Pete S
Level Contributor
33 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2014 via mobile

This was our first opportunity to dine here, after many attempts in past years to get a reservation. This year,we planned sufficiently in advance! The four of us ordered different items from the wonderful menu and we were all happy. The salmon was divine, all the salads were perfectly seasoned. The presentation of all of the food was beautiful. The... More 

Thank Caryl K
Level Contributor
17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2014 via mobile

Oh where do I start... Excellent service! Lovely and cozy decor- and food is simply spectacular!!! I am not getting when I say one of the BEST meals I have ever had! This is what we ordered: Lobster Bisque soup Stuff Lobster Dessert was Amaretto Soufflé I love Lobster and one was just as great as the other. As for... More 

Thank ReneeD60035
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Level Contributor
30 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2014

Everything about the place was warm, cozy, professional, and delicious. Especially the the duck. Great wine selection.

Thank Craig S

Been to Restaurant Bouchard? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20 - US$40
French, International, European
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
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
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.

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of Restaurant Bouchard and other visitors
8 questions
Ask a question
Westport, Connecticut
5 months ago
over a year ago
Hebron, Connecticut
over a year ago
new york
over a year ago
Acton, Massachusetts

See all questions (8)

Questions? Get answers from Restaurant Bouchard staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?