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Restaurant Bouchard

505 Thames St, Newport, RI 02840-6723
+1 401-846-0123
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  • Excellent80%
  • Very good10%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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French, International, European, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
505 Thames St, Newport, RI 02840-6723
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Reviewed 19 May 2015

Tonight I was greeted by the Hostess of the Restaurant and introduced to my Maitre' d for the evening. Salutations were made, drinks were suggested and ordered and ultimately, specials were introduced. I ordered what became the prettiest Campari on ice w/a seltzer side ever...More

Thank NicholasVarzos
Reviewed 18 May 2015

It is indeed a long time since we had such a great meal. As former Cincinnatians, this was on par with the former Le Maisonette. The beef Wellington would make any chef proud. Our captain was outstanding. Polished and knowledgeable. From Appetizers to desserts, perfect...More

Thank MarkmovedtoOregon
Reviewed 16 May 2015

We booked our reservation solely on the high rating that this restaurant had received from Trip Advisor, but after finishing our dinner i couldn't wait to write my own review and I'm sorry to say it is not a good one. It was disappointing right...More

Thank Alan R
Reviewed 14 May 2015

Very nice and exquisite restaurant The Bouchard. Our food was beautifully presented and the taste even better. The only negative is that it took our waiter half an hour to come to take our order after getting the menu, this was a little frustrating. I...More

Thank SharonNigel2014
Reviewed 13 May 2015

Knowing how much I enjoy french food, my husband made a reservation at The Restaurant Bouchard, for dinner, on Mother's Day. From the time we arrived it was wonderful. The restaurant is warm and intimate.The service was excellent. Max our waiter was very attentive to...More

1  Thank sylvi97
Reviewed 12 May 2015 via mobile

Having had previous wonderful experience at Bouchard's, my husband booked an early dinner reservation for Mother's Day with our two oldest sons. Little skeptical of "holiday" fixed menus, we were not disappointed as the menu was vast with choices of options. Max was our attentive...More

Thank Beth H
Reviewed 10 May 2015

This is the best you can get. Can't add more than has been said. Must eat here when you are in Newport.

Thank Eleanor J
Reviewed 7 May 2015

This is what fine dining should be. Excellent food, wonderful wine list, charming Newport decor and outstanding service from start to finish. We had the lobster flan (wow), fois gras terrine (perfect) and asparagus and lobster in puff pastry (heaven). I had a veal chop...More

Thank Laurel B
Reviewed 4 May 2015 via mobile

The food was flavorful, fresh and creatively without being unapproachable. The service was excellent, knowing the dishes so well as to tell a little folk story about how a certain fish got it's name. I also appreciated the understated way they acknowledged my husband's birthday...More

Thank Alison T
Reviewed 1 May 2015

A very pleasant relaxing evening with friends in an intimate French Restaurant that at one time was a residence. The food was excellent, the service was outstanding without the waiter "hovering" , and the prices - so reasonable. Definitely a place I'd return to, no...More

Thank Russ K
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How far is parking.
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.
breakfast on Sunday morning?
13 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.
Is there a dress code?
30 June 2016|
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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.
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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
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
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.