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Bar Bouchee

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8 Scotland Ave, Madison, CT 06443
203-318-8004
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Dining options: Dinner, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Lovely anniversary dinner

Enjoyed a delicious dinner tonight. We shared the burrata, tomato and peach salad, vegetarian risotto (more like Israeli couscous), seafood stew with monkfish and other shellfish. Wine was modestly priced and service was prompt but not rushed. Poached peach with vanilla ice-cream and candied... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 30, 2015
Shari F
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New York
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New York
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23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

Enjoyed a delicious dinner tonight. We shared the burrata, tomato and peach salad, vegetarian risotto (more like Israeli couscous), seafood stew with monkfish and other shellfish. Wine was modestly priced and service was prompt but not rushed. Poached peach with vanilla ice-cream and candied almonds (like a Melba) and chocolate hazelnut cake for dessert with French press coffee. Every dish... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

Love it here. Like being transported to a quaint Parisian bistro. Visited twice last week. Once for dinner-scallops superb, fresh rolls amazing. Shared the lemon custard-could have eaten two myself-sooooooo good! Sat at the bar, nice wine selections. A few nights later,Monet for drinks-place was packed. Fernando was behind the bar-super nice, great bartender. Owned by folks who have the... More 

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New York City, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

could not have wished for better french food and excellent wine and service in this little bistro hidden away in a side street. we would come back every week if we lived closer by.

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Dayton, Ohio
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

Sorry to disagree with the other reviews but the tables are too close together. We unfortunately chose this for a mini-reunion of 3 college friends who had not seen each other in 40 years. We came from Ohio and NH and looked forward to some fine food and companionship. The food is excellent and service was good but there is... More 

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New York City, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

We just returned from a short stay in Madison, CT and are so glad we listened to a recommendation to try Bar Bouchee. A man who I presume to be the owner or manager was walking around all evening and greeted us as soon as we walked in. Yes it's a small restaurant but it's very charming and many tables... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

Absolutely phenomenal culinary experience on the Shoreline in Madison, CT. Kudos to the owners who hired this incredibly talented chef and staff! This was a superb dinner that is only matched by the very best restaurants in NYC. I have dined at Le Benardin, Craft, and other Manhattan eateries and this was the best of them all. The salad de... More 

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Longmeadow, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

Dinner with my wife at Bar Bouchee. Our waitress was French with an accent- we sat outside feeling like we were in Paris. I had a speciality cocktail from the bar- Pim Cup which was amazing. It had as a garnish a fresh cucumber stick in it- enjoyed it so much that I had a second. Escargot for appetizer -... More 

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Wallingford, Connecticut
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Cramped in like sardines, you feel that you are a part of the conversation of the table 18 inches away from you. Not so bad, as the couple next to us overheard our conversation, which led to a conversation with them. So you get to meet new people. Here is the bottom line - from what we sampled, the food... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Intimate, sophisticated, Couples oriented. Small outdoor patio. Friendly Bartender. Excellent Wine Choices. Delicious Soup.

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san diego, ca
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

Bar Bouchee is a French restaurant in Madison, Connecticut. The menu is small, but with delicious offerings. We dined outside. The area is small, so guest are close together, where conversations/romantic moments aren't private. The chefs can prepare your meals to meet dietary restrictions, with little or no noticeable difference in appearance or taste! There is a selection of wines... More 

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 8 Scotland Ave, Madison, CT 06443
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Madison
  • Phone Number: 203-318-8004

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: French

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