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Restaurant Bouchard

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French, Eclectic
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505 Thames St, Newport, RI 02840
401 846-0123
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5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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Hours:
Wed - Mon 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Reservations
Description: At Bouchard Restaurant, a warm relaxed ambiance and gracious welcome...
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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  • 64
    Very good
  • 23
    Average
  • 7
    Poor
  • 11
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Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Lovely intimate fine dining in a historic building. well trained staff

We had dinner at Bouchard our last night in Newport and thoroughly enjoyed it! We had drinks to start in the outside bar with a friendly bartender, then proceeded to dinner in the restaurant. even though the air conditioning was acting up and it was very warm-the rooms and environment are... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
PeterMmertoNY
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Merto Ny
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Entertaining clients
  • Doing business
  • Special occasions
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Merto Ny
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221 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

We had dinner at Bouchard our last night in Newport and thoroughly enjoyed it! We had drinks to start in the outside bar with a friendly bartender, then proceeded to dinner in the restaurant. even though the air conditioning was acting up and it was very warm-the rooms and environment are lovely.The wine selection is really good with some very... More 

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Denville, New Jersey
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

We went there for my birthday and I have to say, it did not disappoint! From the hand made butter to the Grand Marnier Souffle ~ everything was on point. The menu offers amazing choices. Service was excellent. I will be back!

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Boston
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

This is a restaurant that meets your every expectation from ambiance to service to food. Coming from a big city we also find the prices very reasonable. Highly recommended. As an aside they also offer free parking at a church parking lot up the street; a big plus in Newport in the summer months.

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beach19
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

My husband and I are "foodies" and can be a bit critical, but everything, and I do mean everything, from the warm, crispy roll and butter at the beginning of the meal to the souffle at the end was superb. Service was excellent, wine choices perfect and the food skillfully prepared at the hands of an expert. This was our... More 

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Darien, Connecticut
3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

We had a great meal. The signature lobster and duck dishes were delicious as were our escargot and tuna appetizers. The cream brûlée soufflé for dessert was probably the best we ever had. The wait staff was very attentive but not bothersome and our very knowledgable waiter recommended a perfect bottle of wine for our meal. We will definitely be... More 

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New Britain, Connecticut
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

What a lovely meal. I did a lobster theme and thoroughly enjoyed all three of my courses (the bisque, a lobster pastry appetizer, and lobster). My wife also enjoyed her meal. The wait staff is very attentive. Not cheap but worth it if you're looking for a nice upscale experience. I would not choose this place over the Spiced Pear,... More 

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Wilmington, North Carolina
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25 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

Restaurant Bouchard is the trifecta -- extraordinary food, extensive and reasonably-priced wine list with impeccable service in a beautiful setting. It's perfect for a leisurely meal, with a knowledgeable and helpful wait staff. We visited Bouchard on a Tuesday evening and found everything to be tip top despite the midweek booking for our party of three. The cocktail list is... More 

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New Jersey
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

First time this past June at Bouchard, service was impeccable, food was absolutely delicious! The decor could be better but probably the best meal we had in Newport . It's a must do for couples, I would leave the kids at home as this is a more grown up place.

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White Plains, New York
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

The service was very good. The meal was really terrific, so tasty. You must order the soufflé! Such a nic evening

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Greensboro, North Carolina
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31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

I highly recommend the Bouchard. It is small, intimate, and the service is outstanding. Max, the captain, helps with decisions on wine and food and did a very good job. The rest of the staff was similarly accommodating and responsive. The best part, however, was the food. The foie gras appetizer was off the charts good and both our entrees... More 

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Additional Information about Restaurant Bouchard

Address: 505 Thames St, Newport, RI 02840
Phone Number: 401 846-0123
Location: United States  >  Rhode Island (RI)  >  Newport
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Monday 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 20 - 40
Cuisine: French, Eclectic

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 505 Thames St, Newport, RI 02840
  • Location: United States  >  Rhode Island (RI)  >  Newport
  • Phone Number: 401 846-0123

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20 - 40
  • Cuisine: French, Eclectic

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Good for: Romantic, Entertaining clients, Doing business, Special occasions

Description

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.
Open Hours
Sunday
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Monday
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm

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