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.

Restaurant Bouchard

505 Thames St, Newport, RI 02840-6723
+1 401-846-0123
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent81%
  • Very good11%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“souffle” (111 reviews)
“dover sole” (54 reviews)
“escargot” (64 reviews)
Open Now
All hours
French, International, European, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
505 Thames St, Newport, RI 02840-6723
All Details
Write a Review
Reviews (941)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

11 - 20 of 933 reviews

Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed our visit and dinner but did not find the food, ambiance, and service to be what we expected given its high rating on Trip Advisor

Thank Jonathan H
Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

I read all of the great reviews about this restaurant and we decided to follow them. The reviews are correct - the food is exceptional and the staff is warm and welcoming. We were hoping to watch the Yankees game, so we stumbled on a...More

Thank Sarah I
Reviewed 9 October 2017

First time visit to Newport to see the Preservation Society Mansions. Made reservations for 2 successive days with my wife to try a French Restaurant with a "Top 100 USA Restaurants" rating. It did not disappoint. Sauce is the name of the game and the...More

1  Thank Ron G
Reviewed 3 October 2017

This restaurant does not disappoint. We have been there before and continue to enjoy it every time. The quality of the food is outstanding. Nice location on Thames St. Off peak you will find a spot on the street to park, but during summer months...More

1  Thank Dave A
Reviewed 29 September 2017

It's the whole package--ambiance, service, great food. Shrimp tower app was just the right size and the shrimp were cooked perfectly, as was my swordfish entrée. My husband enjoyed the tuna tartar immensely and his steak topped with brie was perfectly cooked to his specified...More

1  Thank 4Sylvia
Reviewed 20 September 2017

If I could give this restaurant 10 stars I would! The food was fabulous, the ambience wonderful & the unintrussive sevice by our waiter Max was perfect!

1  Thank Marilyn V
Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

The food here is out of this world. The chef expertly accommodated one vegetarian and one person with several allergies, providing us with exciting dishes that we will remember. The vegetarian plate (photo attached) was a delicious medley of cooked vegetables, some of which I...More

Thank Lh713
Reviewed 13 September 2017

Beautiful restaurant, wonderful food, attentive & professional service - great place for a celebration or special night out. A restaurant where you can still get dressed up!

Thank Lizabeans
Reviewed 12 September 2017

We had dinner at the place with another couple and barely made our reservation time - which was the last seating they offered. The waiter was amazing and very friendly. We had several courses and a few bottles of wine but never felt hurried to...More

Thank Bporterfl
Reviewed 9 September 2017

This was my return trip to Bouchard from September 2016. I am happy to report that the restaurant is still excellent. Service was again outstanding, and the Grand Mariner souffle was great. My wife ate the Dover sole again, while I had the monkfish. Both...More

Thank Joseph L
Nearby Restaurants
Rosemary and Thyme Cafe
476 reviews
.21 km away
Gary's Handy Lunch
208 reviews
.14 km away
Revolving Door Restaurant
137 reviews
.03 km away
Nearby Attractions
The Elms
1,478 reviews
.48 km away
Thames Street
641 reviews
.44 km away
Isaac Bell House
74 reviews
.45 km away
126 reviews
.52 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
7 March 2017|
AnswerShow all 8 answers
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.
13 January 2017|
AnswerShow all 8 answers
Response from hwk455 | Reviewed this property |
t sure - you'll have to contact them directly. We've always gone for dinners.
30 June 2016|
AnswerShow all 14 answers
Response from Charles E | 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.
Improve this listing

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
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
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.
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