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About Bouchard Restaurant and Inn

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.

505 Thames St.
Newport, RI 02840
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Dining Style:
Fine Dining

Cuisines:
Contemporary French

Hours of Operation:
Wednesday - Monday: 5:30pm - 9:00pm

Dress Code:
Business Casual

Price Range:
$31 to $50

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(401) 846-0123

Website:
http://www.bouchardnewport.com/

Parking Details:
PARKING PASSES AVAILABLE FOR THE NEARBY CHURCH CALL RESTAURANT UPON ARRIVAL.

INAPPROPRIATE FOR CHILDREN UNDER 7

Executive Chef:
Albert J Bouchard III

Additional:
Beer, Farm to Table, Fireplace, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Wine

Bouchard Restaurant and Inn Ratings and Reviews

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4.8

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.8

service

4.7

ambience

4.6

value

4.5

Noise

Quiet

96% would recommend it to a friend

Good for Anniversaries (97)
Special Occasion (97)
Romantic (92)
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Good for a Date (89)
Fit for Foodies (79)
Quiet Conversation (72)
Creative Cuisine (61)
Worth the Drive (58)
Good for Birthdays (55)
Authentic (54)
Notable Wine List (50)
Cozy (42)
Neighborhood Gem (40)
Local Ingredients (23)
Handcrafted Cocktails (20)
Business Meals (17)
Pre/post Theatre (8)
Fun (7)
People Watching (3)
Tasting Menu (3)
Hot Spot (3)
Casual (2)
Gluten Free Options (2)
Good for Groups (2)
Healthy (2)
Good Vegetarian Options (2)
Organic (1)
Paleo Friendly (1)
Scenic View (1)
Seasonal (1)
Vegan (1)
Vibrant Bar Scene (1)
Waterfront (1)
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined 3 days ago

We absolutely loved Bouchard. The food was absolutely amazing and so was the service. You need to try Bouchard.

Tags: Cozy, Good for a Date, Quiet Conversation, Local Ingredients, Special Occasion, Creative Cuisine, Worth the Drive, Romantic, Good for Birthdays, Authentic, Good for Anniversaries, Notable Wine List
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vip
 (Philadelphia)·Dined 4 days ago

This is our all time favorite restaurant in Newport. French accent on the food. Staff are exceptional. Dan and Max and support staff, plus talented chef Jessica. Smallish place, more the smart casual/business attire/ “dress” clothes. But people often come with friends and have fun too.

Tags: Handcrafted Cocktails, Notable Wine List, Good for Birthdays, Creative Cuisine, Special Occasion, Romantic, Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries, Quiet Conversation, Fit for Foodies, Authentic, Business Meals
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·Dined 4 days ago

Made a birthday a very special experience. Good wine list, and knowledgeable staff.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Cozy, Romantic, Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion, Creative Cuisine, Notable Wine List, Good for Birthdays, Quiet Conversation
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·Dined 6 days ago

A very special dining experience with good choices on the menu, delicious food and outstanding service in a warm and inviting atmosphere. So happy to have this restaurant in Newport!

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Good for Groups, Worth the Drive, Good for a Date
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on November 13, 2017

After hearing only amazing things about this restaurant I was surprised at our experience. Service was slow and when our entrees finally came out my husbands steak he requested at medium rare, was well done! My salmon dish was amazing, but everyone else's were ok. Maybe since we were there at the end of restaurant week they were tired but was disappointing.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on November 12, 2017

Excellently presented and prepared cuisine. Beautiful to look at and savor! First rate, attentive service!

Tags: Good for a Date, Fit for Foodies, Good for Anniversaries, Neighborhood Gem, Special Occasion, Worth the Drive, Good for Birthdays
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 (New England)·Dined on November 11, 2017

We dine at Bouchard once or twice a year - our favorite date night restaurant in RI. Everything about it makes for a special evening: the exquisite food, the impeccable service, and the intimate ambiance.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion, Worth the Drive, Fit for Foodies, Quiet Conversation, Cozy, Hot Spot, Good for Birthdays, Romantic, Good for a Date
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 (New England)·Dined on November 10, 2017

Absolutely love this place. The food is always great. The atmosphere is cozy and comfortable. Perfect for a romantic getaway we always look forward to celebrating with family. This time around it was my wife’s birthday. They were very accommodating and made sure everything was perfect for us. Service is always professional and always make us feel welcomed. Because the food is so good I always leave there wishing I could have eaten more. While the portions aren’t always huge they are always satisfying. I’ve never left hungry, but always left wishing I could have had enough to eat it again the next day. They know haw to prepare the dish that is appealing and satisfying to the eye. It make you want to try new things and eat everything. Please make a point to try this restaurant you won’t be disappointed. I give the place a five out of five because it’s so worth it. Enjoy!

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Good for Birthdays, Romantic, Worth the Drive, Authentic, Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries, Quiet Conversation, Special Occasion, Neighborhood Gem, Cozy
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on November 10, 2017

Wonderful food. Great service. Everything perfect.

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 (New England)·Dined on November 9, 2017

It was restaurant week so it was a great value. It can be expensive on other visits but well worth it for a special occasion. Most locals feel it is the best restaurant in Newport.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Notable Wine List, Handcrafted Cocktails, Pre/post Theatre
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 (New England)·Dined on November 9, 2017

My boyfriend and I have been coming once a year for the past four years and absolutely love it! It is a wonderful treat to ourselves and Captain Max, Carmen and the hostesses are very lovely! I had the duck this year during Restaurant Week (which was a suggestion from Captain Max) and it was heavenly and my boyfriend had the soup with shrimp which was just as good. We'll surely be back!

Thank you as always!

Tags: Romantic, Worth the Drive, Quiet Conversation, Special Occasion
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·Dined on November 9, 2017

Thoroughly enjoyed my meal during Newport restaurant week. The service was impeccable. Had one of the best souffles ever for dessert. Most definitely will return again!!!

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 (New England)·Dined on November 6, 2017

The food was delicious . The presentation was just beautiful.

Tags: Special Occasion, Creative Cuisine, Worth the Drive, Good for Anniversaries
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food5
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vip
 (New England)·Dined on November 6, 2017

It was a very nice experience dining at Bouchards with our friends.
The service was excellent and the food was delicious.
The presentation was done nicely and very inviting.
We definitely will dine there again.

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food4
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vip
 (New England)·Dined on November 4, 2017

Outstanding as always, service by Max and Carmen first class

Tags: Cozy, Quiet Conversation, Romantic, Fit for Foodies
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food5
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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 1, 2017

Truly a wonderful experience: great food, great for conversation, great wine list. Price is worth it!

Tags: Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Fit for Foodies, Creative Cuisine, Quiet Conversation, Local Ingredients, Notable Wine List, Romantic, Good for Anniversaries, Worth the Drive
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 (New England)·Dined on November 1, 2017

Bouchard’s never fails to get it right. Service is always perfect...thank you Max as well as other servers who are discreet as well as pleasant and helpful. The pork roast wrapped in phyllo dough was out of this world. Stuffed with goat cheese and spinach as well. Both the pate and escargot were wonderful as well. This is a special occasion place for us. If you love fine French food with perfect sauces, this is your spot. Everyone is treated with the same respect too. Pricy but worth it once in a while for a special treat. We will be back

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Handcrafted Cocktails, Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries, Cozy, Worth the Drive, Romantic, Good for Birthdays, Notable Wine List, Quiet Conversation, Special Occasion
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·Dined on October 31, 2017

Beautiful lobster great froi gras the veal special was only ok

Tags: Fun, Authentic, Romantic
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food4
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vip
 (Washington DC)·Dined on October 30, 2017

Excellent food, excellent wine and excellent service. Highly recommended!

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Special Occasion, Notable Wine List, Worth the Drive, Creative Cuisine
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food5
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·Dined on October 29, 2017

I love this place! I highly recommend the Grand Marnier soufflé

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Romantic, Healthy, Special Occasion, Worth the Drive, Good for Birthdays, Handcrafted Cocktails, Good for a Date
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 (New England)·Dined on October 28, 2017

My husband and I stayed at the Inn and had dinner there for our Anniversary. We will definitely be going back. The restaurant was Beautiful and the service was extremely professional, but personable. The food was out of this world fantastic!!! Can't wait to go back.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Worth the Drive, Creative Cuisine, Good for Birthdays, Cozy, Quiet Conversation, Notable Wine List, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Authentic, Romantic
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vip
 (New England)·Dined on October 28, 2017

We always enjoy the restaurant so wonderful, the people, the atmosphere is so elegant. Dan our waiter was fantastic we had him also before. My brother in law just turned 70 this week and we could not think of a better place more suited to take him. He and his wife just loved it! We took pictures all and all we just love it there! Not to mention the food is just exquisite! The filet was just great! and they had the veal chop which they raved about!

Tags: Special Occasion
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vip
 (Washington DC)·Dined on October 27, 2017

In a word, SUPERB! The stuffed lobster and fresh catch were OUTSTANDING!

Tags: Handcrafted Cocktails, Neighborhood Gem, Good for a Date, Organic, Pre/post Theatre, Cozy, Worth the Drive, Fit for Foodies, Creative Cuisine, Romantic, Authentic, Good for Anniversaries
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vip
 (New England)·Dined on October 27, 2017

I travel the world on business, This rest is outstanding in every way, Max is the best waiter but all the staff are great

Tags: Romantic
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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 27, 2017

Bouchard Inn is one of our favorite places to eat anywhere. The food is excellent, the service is amazing...Dan and the rest of the staff spoil us every time we’re there.

Tags: Cozy, Creative Cuisine, Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Fit for Foodies, Authentic
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on October 27, 2017

We had a wonderful meal. Our server was very knowledgeable and and attentive, but overly so that we were able to enjoy our meal. I would highly recommend!

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Good for Birthdays
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 (New England)·Dined on October 26, 2017

One of my favorite restaurants any where in the world. Great food, service, setting, and more. A wonderful dining experience!

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Romantic, Business Meals, Good for Birthdays
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on October 26, 2017

Overpriced! Overrated!

If you get for two main dishes (one was duck and the other was salmon) the exact same sides on your plate ... that is not what you expect in a pricy place like that.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 25, 2017

Indeed everything we heard about this place was true. The experience was wonderful each plate more delicious and beautifully presented than the next. Service outstanding. A place to go.

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on October 24, 2017

We thoroughly enjoyed our evening there, for the food, ambiance ad service. Dan was our waiter and was a joy to have in terms of personality and knowledge of wine and menu offerings.
Highly recommend the veal chop special in mushroom and madeira sauce and the Dover sole. The grand marnier souffles were fabulous and a great way to finish the meal.
Wine and food prices are very reasonable when compared to New York City prices for same quality food and ambiance. Highly recommend for special occasions and when you just want an enjoyable evening out for a gourmet meal.

Tags: Good for a Date, Creative Cuisine, Local Ingredients, Quiet Conversation, Romantic, Worth the Drive, Fit for Foodies, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Birthdays
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on October 23, 2017

The escargot was great and the lobster and scallops entre was one of the best dishes I've ever had and the plating was beautiful. The Dover sole was excellent too. Service very good

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Creative Cuisine
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on October 23, 2017

Hands down the best French Resturant in New Port. Spectacular food, sophisticated service—attentive; but not pushy. You must try the Grand Mariner soufflé. It, like all the food was fantastic. The resturant was the only reason we visited New Port.

Tags: Good for a Date, Romantic
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 (New England)·Dined on October 23, 2017

Excellent appetizer, dinner, and dessert. Our server Dan was very professional and knowledgeable of the menu and wines. Definetly a must if you are looking for a true fine dining experience.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 18, 2017

This was my second visit to Bouchard, and if I lived closer, I would be a regular. The food is exceptional. The seating is comfortable. On both visits, I had the pleasure of having Max attend to us. A fine dining experience. Can’t wait to go back.

Tags: Gluten Free Options, Worth the Drive, Quiet Conversation, Romantic, Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays, Special Occasion, Fit for Foodies, Neighborhood Gem, Creative Cuisine, Good for Anniversaries
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 (San Antonio)·Dined on October 18, 2017

This restaurant came highly recommended and it did not disappoint. It excels in all areas.

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Good for Anniversaries, Romantic, Authentic
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·Dined on October 16, 2017

We were in Newport for our 25th and had someone recommend Bouchards for a nice dinner. I'm glad we went. The food was excellent. We had a great time.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Cozy, Quiet Conversation, Special Occasion, Worth the Drive
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 (New England)·Dined on October 15, 2017

My husband and I absolutely love Bouchard! We have been coming here for years. This was the first time back though in a while since life caught up to us (marriage, buying and renovating a home, having a baby, etc). It was even better than I remembered. Our services was A++, the food was mouth watering and beautifully presented, and the drinks were soo tasty. We travelled from CT ( 1 hour drive) and will keep coming for years to come.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Handcrafted Cocktails, Good for a Date, Local Ingredients, Neighborhood Gem, Good for Anniversaries, Notable Wine List, Worth the Drive, Pre/post Theatre, Fit for Foodies, Special Occasion, Romantic
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·Dined on October 14, 2017

Truly had an unforgettable fine dining experience. Went for an inimate dinner with my husband for his birthday and we loved everything from the food, Max our wonderful waiter, and dessert. Yes, the souffle we had for dessert with a glass of sparkling wine was the perfect ending !

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays, Special Occasion, Creative Cuisine, Worth the Drive, Romantic, Notable Wine List, Cozy, Handcrafted Cocktails
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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 13, 2017

This was our 2nd time back. From the service to the ambiance, everything was perfection. Top 5 meals of my life. We literally licked every plate clean. Ugh, and the homemade made to order soufflé is a must!

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Special Occasion, Romantic, Creative Cuisine
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 (Charleston)·Dined on October 13, 2017

Bouchard never disappoints! This was my 8th time here. Daniel is our favorite waiter, very knowledgeable about wines.

Tags: Romantic, Neighborhood Gem, Worth the Drive, Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays, Quiet Conversation
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