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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” (115 reviews)
“dover sole” (57 reviews)
“escargot” (64 reviews)
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French, International, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
505 Thames St, Newport, RI 02840-6723
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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 3 weeks ago 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 3 weeks ago 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 10 January 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
Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

Just dined here for the first time with my wife and loved it. Top notch service and excellent food. The lobster bisque was probably the best I’ve ever had; veal chop special was great, as was the Dover Sole; souffle was melting in our mouths...More

Thank Edward C
Reviewed 28 December 2017

Christmas Eve may not be the best night to base a review on, so keep that in mind as you read. The restaurant gets high marks for ambiance--very pretty, and comfortable, even though as first-time diners we were seated in Siberia, the back-back room. Our...More

Thank amherst_reader
Reviewed 26 December 2017

My wife and I went here to celebrate our 30th Anniversary. The food was awesome and delicious. Their specialty the re-stuffed lobster was to die for as well as their house souffle for dessert. The service was prompt, friendly, and courteous. I would highly recommend

Thank bvallone
Reviewed 26 December 2017

A romantic, intimate dining experience with excellent service. Typical French style, elegant, but not "stuffy". The escargot and chef's pate were excellent as were the entrees of peppercorn tenderloin and veal chop; of course, the sauces were exquisite.

Thank 66birchpoint
Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

Excellent spot for a great dinner. We enjoyed the waterfront dining and the quaint neighborhood. Great drink combinations

Thank stuartmC8672OG
Reviewed 21 December 2017

We visited this restaurant for the first time this week! The food and the service was fantastic! I recommend this restaurant that special occasions as the ambiance is romantic. The staff is very attentive and the food was beautifully prepared. This is a more quiet,...More

Thank Deborah H
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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.
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.
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
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.
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