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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” (100 reviews)
“dover sole” (58 reviews)
“escargot” (67 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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Bouchard came highly recommended from a local and it exceeded all expectations. The dishes were meticulously prepared and spaced out accordingly....don't visit here expecting for a "quick" dinner. The sauces are exceptional and we loved the coffee crusted duck and stuffed lobster. The grand mariner...More

Thank LeighWallaceDodd
Reviewed 2 days ago

Had dinner here for our 10th Anniversary in October 2018. Classic French cuisine and ambience. Started with a scallop ravioli special with a cream sauce. A little underwhelming as the textures didn't marry too well, but the sauce was lovely. The chef is Master Saucier...More

Thank CapeMay97
Reviewed 3 days ago

What a great dining experience we had at this restaurant. The service was wonderful from the moment we walked in the door. The wine and after dinner beverage recommendations were spot on.

Reviewed 5 days ago

While the night started off a little rocky, wonderful service and delicious, classic food saved the evening. After waiting a few minutes to be acknowledged (the person on the phone never looked up or stopped talking), a hostess appeared and then told us our reservation...More

Thank 2017summer87
Reviewed 5 days ago

We heard of this restaurant through our hotel (Mill Street Inn). I checked it online prior to our visit and it looked like a good choice - we were not disappointed. From the moment we walked in we were greeted with a warm smile. Our...More

Thank PattyRC
Reviewed 1 week ago

Fantastic restaurant. Very French, both in food and service. Our party had no complaints and only praise. Their appetizer of Escargots aux Champignons et Vin Rouge gratiné is most unusual, and worth a trip to Newport just for that dish alone. Cannot wait to return.

Thank ghentjr
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went here for a late birthday celebration. The whole staff made it very special and the food was excellent

Thank Charles A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

You can always count on a great experience at Bouchard. Quality food complemented with exceptional service brings you back to build memorable nights. Sara and Albert are consistently deliver to our expectations!

Thank YoungGJump
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I were recently in Newport for the food and wine festival. We had seen high recommendations of Bouchard online and booked a reservation online. The restaurant was busy on Friday night and it took a little bit of time to be seated....More

Thank Brian L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Someone has to be at the top of the list, for us Bouchard deserves their place. This is our second visit and the exoerience was every bit as good as the first. We brought close friends and Max and the team didn't disappoint. From the...More

Thank Nomad0921
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May 16, 2018|
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Response from bvallone | Reviewed this property |
We went in the winter time so I’m not sure
March 7, 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.
January 12, 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
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
5:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
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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