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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, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
505 Thames St, Newport, RI 02840-6723
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Reviewed 1 November 2015

After much research, as well as a recommendation by our innkeeper, we dined at Restaurant Bouchard in celebration of our 12th anniversary. The food was delicious, the ambiance romantic, and the service we received from Max and Carmen was the best we have ever received....More

Thank Elena D
Reviewed 29 October 2015

Bouchard's is one of the top restaurants in the area. Excellent high quality French menu, wines, and service. It's a place where we've enjoyed a number of special occasions and highly recommended! Consistently delicious!!!

Thank Michael S
Reviewed 28 October 2015

My husband and I have been in Newport many times but have never dined at Restaurant Bouchard. We really liked the online menu and decided to give Restaurant Bouchard a try last week. Without a doubt, this was the best meal we have ever had...More

Thank kp0123
Reviewed 27 October 2015

I am a Newport local and this restaurant is wonderful! Excellent food and sophisticated service. Specialities include Dover sole and Grand Marnier souffles.

1  Thank Judy B
Reviewed 27 October 2015 via mobile

We LOVE everything about the dining experience' From the hospitality , to the delicious food and amazing sauces right on to KEY service by DAN! We will continue to join them! Thankyou Tracy Kalbacher

1  Thank tracy e
Reviewed 26 October 2015 via mobile

Dinner at Bouchard is more than a delicious meal. It is an experience in excellence. The food is delicious. The plate is a work of art. The wait staff is knowledgeable, welcoming and very professional. This restaurant goes beyond serving customers. It obviously takes pride...More

Thank Howard G
Reviewed 23 October 2015

We celebrated our 10th anniversary at Bouchard having lived in Newport for 5+ years, yet never having dinner here. Big mistake. Every occasion is a reason to eat here. Service is top notch, menu is outstanding, presentation is second to none and the wine list...More

Thank captcap
Reviewed 20 October 2015

We have now eaten here twice and both times the meal was excellent. Each course had a special touch. My guests are very picky people and they both loved it too. It is expensive, but if you are willing to pay the money, it is...More

Thank David K
Reviewed 18 October 2015

This was a special birthday dinner and surprise for my girlfriend. Take someone here that you're planning to grow old with. Besides the delicious dinner, the soufflé was top notch!

1  Thank takedechance
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Reviewed 17 October 2015 via mobile

Superb! Exquisite! Delectable! Every time I come to Newport I will come here as long as the chef stays! Wow! Amazing cuisine!

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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
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
  • 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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