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Restaurant Bouchard

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505 Thames St, Newport, RI 02840
401 846-0123
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Closed now
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Wed - Mon 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

From beginning to end, our dinner experience was amazing. The atmosphere is lovely, the food was delicious and artfully presented, and the service was wonderful!

Thank Jane W
Montville, New Jersey
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

What a spot for fabulous French! Everything from the atmosphere, chairs, service, menu selections and wine list was top notch. Lobster bisque, asparagus in puff pastry, Dover sole and beef tenderloin were all delicious and perfectly prepared. Don't miss the Grand Marnier soufflé! This will be a must stop everytime we are in Newport.

Thank Cindy B
Andover, Massachusetts
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4 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

If you're looking to experience a traditional french restaurant, then go here for the experience. But keep in mind the maitre d' is just as french - judgemental and stuck up. Food was mediocre and chef was not willing to alter the dish a bit to accommodate lactose person. The maitre d' basically said to me don't come to a... More 

Thank Melzch
Lebanon, New Jersey
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The food is incredible, the service is as best as you would find at at french rench restaurant in New York , the wine list is impeccaable and on top of all this I actually told the owner that you dont charge enough money for the meals you present.

Thank Paul G
Milford, Pennsylvania
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61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Always visit when in Newport. The service is excellent and the food is outstanding! Max is great! Can never decide what to order. Everything is beyond exquisite. Atmosphere is quiet and refined. Nice romantic dinner.

Thank Madeline B
Douglas, Mass.
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22 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Bouchard's restaurant has been a favorite of my husband and I over the years. I am amazed that the chef still has his hand in everything and his wife still oversees the dining room. The food is absolutely perfect in every way; the presentation is outstanding. I like that you still have to dress to go there so the atmosphere... More 

Thank alor50
Worcester, Massachusetts, United States
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51 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

An all time Newport favorite. Amazing French cuisine. Everything is to die for. Service is great. Always memorable! Cudo's to the chef!

Thank Sue630
Santa Ana Pueblo, New Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The food and service at Bouchard are impeccable! We had lobster asparagus pastry, beef carpaccio and striped bass fresh from the ocean. Absolutely delicious. The KEY here is seating. The vibe inside the restaurant is completely different. A bit crowded and noisy. There is also sidewalk seating, which is nice. But the prime spot is the "alcove" right inside the... More 

Thank Jolene M
North Kingstown, Rhode Island
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Francophiles and lovers of traditional cuisine adore Restaurant Bouchard and for good reason. The surroundings are posh, in a traditional French style, and the food is a sensory exploration of the best in French cooking. Servers are very experienced and know their menu, and the pace is relaxed, which leaves time for the lost arts of conversation and excellent cuisine.... More 

Thank Deb M
Newport, Rhode Island, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Been there on my birthday a few times. Aside from great French cuisine, if you get a soufle as your birthday cake they bring it out with a sparkler on it. Really impressive!

Thank John D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$20 - $40
French, International
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special occasions
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
  • Location: United States  >  Rhode Island (RI)  >  Newport
  • Phone Number: 401 846-0123
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?