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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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Rhode Island
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378 reviews
223 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 138 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Homey and comfortable setting, excellent service, top-notch food start to finish, and ample time to really enjoy and take it all in. You must make reservations, and there is a minimum dress code as business casual (no jeans, etc). Our reservation was at 7:30 pm and by the time we finished, it was after 10 pm. It was a very... More 

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New Jersey
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18 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

I was very excited about coming to this restaurant for my husband's birthday celebration because of the rave reviews. I must admit, I was a little disappointed. Our meal was delicious....but very small portions and expensive. Our waiter was "ok", nothing spectacular. Many people raved about the "experience" of eating at this restaurant, but we didn't experience anything special or... More 

Thank luvz2travel_7
Rockaway, New Jersey
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4 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

For a 'formal' and high-end dining experience this restaurant is excellent!!!! Cozy place, very friendly staff, impeccable service, extensive menu, and food was amazing!!!!, presentation very impressive...thank you!!!

Thank Andy M
New York City, New York
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I went to dinner here over President's Day weekend. We were so excited because it was rated so highly on both TripAdvisor and throughout town. We ate here and at Castle Hill. Unfortunately for both of us though, this did not live up to the hype and here's why: 1. In attending dinner here, there was as... More 

3 Thank Gianina A
Newport, Rhode Island
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went to Bouchards for our anniversary and had excellent service and delicious food. Our waiter was very attentive but also gave us time to sit and relax.

Thank Dorothy M
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44 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I had the pleasure of eating at this Fine French Restaurant during Newport Restaurant Week. The meal was a Prix Fixe Menu, and from what we understand it was just a glimpes into what is available full time. We started with the "Ravioli a la Chevre" (warm Goat cheese ravioli with House chutney, Brown Butter Sauce). The... More 

Thank Joseph V
Holliston, Massachusetts
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54 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is always a wonderful place for a special meal. My spouse and I selected different apps, entrees, and desserts so that we could share the special restaurant week dishes. I had the "Porc en croute, my wife the Cod "Perseille." For dessert I had the Apple Tulip Tarte, my wife the Raspberry Souffle. All were fabulous! The service and... More 

Thank prubin9
Guilford, Connecticut
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124 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

And there is a very good reason we keep going back: THE FOOD IS GREAT! THE SERVICE IS GREAT! THE ATMOSPHERE IS GREAT! THE FOOD IS GREAT! (did I mention the food???) We went to Newport last week, just to eat at Bouchards. It is arguable the best French cooking on the Atlantic Sea Coast. We all had the Dover... More 

Thank Charles R
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28 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We dined here last night with a large group of friends in celebration of tha big 5-0 of a dear friend. The food, staff, service and atmosphere were superb to day the least. There was nothing I ate that didn't make me moan with awe and delight! If there was a six star rating I would apply it here at... More 

Thank Chuck V
Providence, Rhode Island
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23 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When service, atmosphere, and food all vie for the highlight of the evening, one is usually in for a great evening, and that it was. Even in the middle of "restaurant week", when most establishments offer up their less than best, Bouchard excelled. Well done!

Thank Don S

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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, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Local cuisine, Romantic, 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?