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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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French, International, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
505 Thames St, Newport, RI 02840-6723
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Reviewed April 2, 2018

We have eaten here several times over the years and are never disappointed.....with the menu or the service. They have even packed up a complete meal for 4 to take out for me because of a special need.

Thank Camie F
Reviewed April 1, 2018 via mobile

As with many other patrons, we had high expectations for Bouchard. The fact that it had a dress code, which is rare nowadays, suggested that this was going to be a unique dining experience. Our actual experience, however, ended up being quite mixed. The food...More

1  Thank YvesTito
Reviewed March 19, 2018

My wife and I had dinner at the Bouchard Inn & Restaurant last week. It was one of the best meals we have had in a long time. From start to finish, all of our courses were prepared, plated and presented in first-class fashion. It...More

1  Thank ScubaBobStl
Reviewed March 12, 2018

I am happy to report that Bouchard Restaurant continues to present a superior dining experience. Although my previous review is dated 2011, my husband and I have dined at Bouchard since then and just recently. Chef Albert Bouchard is consistent in offering a variety of...More

Thank HummingbirdHillPlace
Reviewed March 5, 2018

We ate there for our anniversary and do so every year. The atmosphere is great and while this year it was not quite as good as in previous years, it was still an excellent way to celebrate.

Thank mwalker732017
Reviewed February 19, 2018

My wife and I got away for a weekend in Newport and Restaurant Bouchard was on our list as we are foodies. Reservations are a must and proper attire is equally appreciated and requested. We opened with a house cocktail and Riesling, then fresh from...More

1  Thank Fred A
Reviewed February 8, 2018

After reading reviews we decided to try Bouchard tonight. Our overall experience was not as exceptional as other reviewers. The room feels old and was in my opinion, too dark. Although menu items sounded good, my pear salad was limp. My husband had the lobster...More

Thank Karen S
Reviewed January 27, 2018 via mobile

Best restaurant in Newport! Cuisine is top notch as well as service! Great location in heart of Newport. French cuisine.

Thank apcsmb
Reviewed January 22, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I have been to Newport a dozen times together and somehow never came across this restaurant. After reading the reviews I made reservations for his birthday because we don't eat a lot of French food and based off of what I read,...More

Thank ruddydoc
Reviewed January 9, 2018

I always look for the good places to dine when I travel, so I researched this one in advance of my trip, and made sure to make a reservation several weeks in advance (a must!). So glad we were able to dine here. It was...More

Thank LaFontaine
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May 16, 2018|
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Response from mwalker732017 | Reviewed this property |
Not that I am aware of.
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
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
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
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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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