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Restaurant Bouchard

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505 Thames St, Newport, RI 02840-6723
+1 401-846-0123
17:30 - 21:30
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Wed - Mon 17:30 - 21:30
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Los Angeles, California
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2014

I grew up in the northeast - I have summered in Newport every year of my life except 4 (I'm 43). I now live in LA, I have flown from LA to NY , and scheduled meetings just to be on East Coast to drive up to Newport to eat at Bouchard. I travel to Europe, I eat in great... More 

2 Thank Don L
Lincol, RI
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40 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2014

Had the pleasure of dining at Bouchard's during Newport Restaurant Week. The food, ambiance, and service were top notch.

Thank jacklyle34
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192 reviews
124 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2014

Bouchard is a real find. The atmosphere, food, service, wine list, etc. were all top-flight and it would be a pleasure to dine here again. We had a large party and the staff was most accommodating. Every dish was very well prepared and service was at a really good pace. And, to top things off, the restaurant is fairly quiet... More 

Thank Fishperson
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61 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2014

My husband and I were celebrating our 47th anniversary in Newport. We picked Bouchard's because it was a very nice French restaurant and we had a special occasion. When I called to confirm our reservation, I informed the staff member that we would like a nice table as, it was our 47th anniversary. The answer was well they would see... More 

Thank annekins
Oakland, Rhode Island, United States
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25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2014

OK, I chose this restaurant for our 41st wedding anniversary celebration based on the Trip Advisor rating of #1 in Newport. Well needless to say, we received no surprises. It truly deserves its #1 rating. We arrived before the dining room opened, (I hate being late for anything) and James, the greeter and bartender made us feel so very welcome.... More 

Thank Richard L
Branford, Connecticut
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123 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2014

I haven't been wowed by a restaurant in a long time but Restaurant Bouchard did that and more. Lovely ambience, great wine list and just fabulous food. The duck is to die for, escargot were outstanding and the soufflé was magnificent. The staff is very well qualified and the owner, Sarah, is charming. We will certainly be back to Restaurant... More 

1 Thank Lauren J
San Jose, CA
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2014

The best French food and excellent service. We were here in 2008 and came back in 2014. Not much changed on the menu which is fine by me. Gave us a chance to try things on the menu we did not get in 2008. It was my girlfriend's birthday and they treated us well.

Thank Rowland C
Franklin, Connecticut
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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
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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
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24 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

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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.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?