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517 NW 14th Ave, Portland, OR 97209-2201 (Pearl)
503-248-2193
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Ranked #338 of 3,587 Restaurants in Portland
Price range: $21 - $40
Hours:
Tue - Thu 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Tue - Fri 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:30 pm - 11:00 am
Cuisines: French
Neighborhood: Pearl
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Good for: Romance
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Dining
Description: Welcome to Le Bouchon! Our family owned restaurant offers an authentic French dining experience and traditional French cuisine with a country flare.
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English first
Portland, Oregon
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

A first-time dinner at Le Bouchon after having two lunches here, and we're already looking to another return visit. Very well-prepared French classics in an understated, casual setting with a few tables on the sidewalk for warmer weather. We began with a delicate pastry filled with mixed mushrooms and snails in garlic butter; hearty cassoulet and roast duck as entrees... More

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Wailea, Hawaii, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

used to live in Paris....a little bit of home here Cassoulet!@ lunch and dinner....unrushed Owner's son spoke at detail to me about homeade sauces, duck confit. etc. Very knowledgable

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Colorado Springs
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28 reviews 28 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

We enjoyed our anniversary dinner hear at Le Bouchon. We try to come here when we are in town, first time was nine years ago. The appetizers, the lamb, fish, shell fish right on through to desert. The restaurant is small, the staff the perfect pay you just enough attention without being obtrusive, plus they have a great since of... More

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Claude M, Owner at Le Bouchon, responded to this review

We're humbled by your nice review. Thank you! it's our pleasure to be able to share our passion for food with others, but this kind of support is greatly appreciated. Happy anniversary to the two of you, and thank you for celebrating with us! Merci, Claude, Owner More

Portland, OR
Senior Contributor
45 reviews 45 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2014

Authentic bistro food and atmosphere. Excelkent price and very reasonable menu. The daily specials are always excellent, especially the cassoulet and snapper.

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Claude M, Owner at Le Bouchon, responded to this review

Thank you, kindly, for spreading the word about our place. I hope we'll be seeing you back for a great lunch sometime soon. Merci, Claude, Owner More

Banks, OR
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19 reviews 19 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2013

Although we've dined (and enjoyed) dinner here several times, this was our first lunchtime experience at Le Bouchon. We both had the Lyonnais French Onion soup, which was singularly excellent. My wife enjoyed the chicken breast with cream sauce, and I had a lunch special of porc (served over a very flavorful pasta). Both were very good. We finished with... More

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Claude M, Owner at Le Bouchon, responded to this review

Comments like these make our day. Thank you for sharing your experience with us and everyone else. It sounds like you two really enjoyed everything, from the French Onion soup, to dinner and dessert. I greatly appreciate this nice dose of encouragement, and am looking forward to passing it along to everyone else! Sincerely, Claude, Owner More

Cary, NC
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35 reviews 35 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2013

We were expecting to be "wowed" by this restaurant, based on the reviews. Unfortunately, that didn't happen. Food was good, but not great. Atmosphere was not intimate, as we thought it might be. It is more like a bistro rather than a romantic french restaurant. The Coquille St Jaques was very good, but entrees were just average. For dessert, the... More

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Claude M, Owner at Le Bouchon, responded to this review

I, too, am disappointed that you weren't "wowed" by your experience here. I'm curious — which main courses did you order? A lot of detailed thought goes into all of the dishes on our menu, and any specific feedback that you have is always appreciated. As far as our atmosphere, we want everyone to feel welcome in our unpretentious setting.... More

Boca Raton, Florida
Top Contributor
218 reviews 218 reviews
133 restaurant reviews
99 helpful votes 99 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2013

Le Bouchon is an unpretentious cafe that serves absolutely delicious French food at very reasonable prices (including the wines). The is a family run operation that takes pride in every aspect of your dining experience. We sampled a wide variety of dishes from the menu and daily specials: salmon, red snapper, confit of duck, coquilles St. Jacques, tarte tatin. All... More

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Claude M, Owner at Le Bouchon, responded to this review

I really enjoyed reading this – thank you for sharing your experience and summing us up quite nicely. I hope that you enjoyed Portland. If you ever find yourself near, we'd love to have you back. Enjoy your week, John, and thanks again! Sincerely, Claude, Owner More

Portland, Oregon
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15 reviews 15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2013

I've been to Paris many times and Le Bouchon could be found on any fashionable street there. Every dish served has been prepared with the typical love and care of the French. Sample any entree and enjoy each bite of pure gustatory delight. I love this place. Good wine selection, good, but small dessert offerings. Try the Coquille St Jacques... More

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Claude M, Owner at Le Bouchon, responded to this review

"Pure gustatory delight" -- what a way with words! And what compliments, thank you! An authentic experience is really important to me. Please do come back again soon. Cheers, Claude, Owner More

washington st.
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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2013

Good ambiance..French/Lyonnais owners know their food. Nothing is even average ..top shelf. Impress your friends.

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Claude M, Owner at Le Bouchon, responded to this review

What a pleasant way to start my week! Thank you for your kind words – I'm glad you enjoy the scallops. Hope to see you back by soon. Best, Claude (Owner) More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2013

Authentic French cuisine in an intimate and romantic setting that is family friendly. It is affordably priced with a French atmosphere and food made from scratch and local ingredients. I highly recommend the escargot, French onion soup, lamb shank and all of their desserts, especially the chocolate mousse.

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Claude M, Owner at Le Bouchon, responded to this review

Thank you for the review – I'm pleased you find the food superb! We try to bring a little bit of Paris to Portland, so it's nice to hear that you enjoyed your overall experience. Join us again soon! Take care, Claude, Owner More

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Additional Information about Le Bouchon

Address: 517 NW 14th Ave, Portland, OR 97209-2201
Phone Number: 503-248-2193
Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Portland>  > Pearl
Open Hours:
Tuesday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm  11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Wednesday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm  11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm  11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 2:00 pm  5:30 pm - 11:00 am
Saturday 5:30 pm - 11:00 am
Average Prices: USD 21 - 40
Cuisine: French

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