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Bouchard Restaurant and Inn

4.9
2220 reviews
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$31 to $50
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Contemporary French
Perfect For:
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Good for Anniversaries

Please notes restaurant week will be 3/5-3/11


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.

BUSINESS CASUAL ATTIRE REQUIRED: No sneakers, jeans, flip-flops, T-shirts, or tank tops.
Due to the style of our restaurant, it would be inappropriate for children under the age of seven (7).


Dining Style
Fine Dining
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Cuisines
Contemporary French
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Hours of operation
Wednesday - Monday: 5:30pm - 9:00pm
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Phone number
(401) 846-0123
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Business Casual
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Executive chef
Albert J Bouchard III
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Please notes restaurant week will be 3/5-3/11


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

INAPPROPRIATE FOR CHILDREN UNDER 7

A BUSINESS CASUAL ATTIRE IS REQUIRED : NO SNEAKERS, JEANS, FLIP-FLOPS, T-SHIRTS OR TANK-TOPS.

Additional
Beer, Fireplace, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Wine
What 2220 People Are Saying
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4.6
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5.0Dined 4 days ago

The staff was extremely knowledgeable regarding the food and the wine. Food was outstanding! The best meal we’ve had in Newport.

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5.0Dined 4 days ago

Great food and service. Couldn't ask for better.

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5.0Dined 6 days ago

Phenomenal! Started off with the escargot and the pear salad; outstanding. For the entrees, the roasted lobster and scallops with truffle and the double cut lamb chop were spectacular. For dessert, the peach sorbet was the best I have ever experienced and the creme brûlée was incredible. Top it off with Max’s impeccable service and it was another Bouchard night.

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5.0Dined 7 days ago

One of my FAVORITES :) We love Dan who waits on us every time

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5.0Dined 7 days ago

Max provided us with wonderful service for the evening. The wine list was excellent. The food presentation was beautiful and absolutely delicious. The dessert was a close tie with dinner to be the highlight of the evening. I highly recommend this restaurant.

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5.0Dined on April 15, 2018

Excellent food and outstanding service. Even sent an employee, to the parking lot, to turn off my flasher lights. Highly recommended for any special occasion.

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5.0Dined on April 15, 2018

Four of us enjoyed a fabulous and much anticipated dinner at Bouchard Restaurant.
We started with escargots, asparagus and lobster in puff pastry, and the tomato tart. Everyone was pleased. Mesclun salad was a refreshing course before the entrées. Two of us enjoyed the duck with coffee rub. One had the roasted stuffed lobster; wonderful. The fourth ordered the pork in puff pastry and couldn't stop raving about how good it was.
The waiter was the best. He recommended a wine that would complement each entree, and brought the label for our guests, who wanted to find it again.
Dessert was apple on puff pastry for two of us. That used up the available apples, so the third dessert choice was strawberry sorbet - two scoops with garnish - very satisfying.
The ambience of the restaurant is quiet and conducive to relaxing and conversing.
It was also a convenience to pick up a parking pass at the front desk, allowing us to park in a nearby lot.
We save this restaurant for really special events - to keep it special for us.

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5.0Dined on April 15, 2018

Very elegant, simple and delicious. My partner and I visited Newport for the weekend and saved this restaurant for last on our weekend excursion. It was well worth the wait. The food was everything you could ever want from French cuisine.

I highly recommend this restaurant for a special occasion, especially if you want to feel fancy and throw on your best suit/dress. I ordered the lobster and asparagus puff (amazing) and a beef entree that was cooked to medium rare perfection.

It was certainly quiet inside as well, so noise is not a factor by any means. If you're willing to splurge on a somewhat pricey (but really not that bad) meal, Bouchard Restaurant is pure quality.

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5.0Dined on April 15, 2018

My husband andI went for our 30th anniversary. It was all we could have asked for. There was a wonderful ambiance. The servers were knowledgeable and soft spoken and the food was as to die for. It was the whole experience. At one point my husband heard a server tell the kitchen not to serve because the lady had just left the table. They do not miss a beat. We will be back and will send all our friends there.

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5.0Dined on April 15, 2018

Superb in every way!!

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5.0Dined on April 14, 2018

The food, serivce and ambience was excellent. We were not rushed, the waitstaff was attentive and professional. We ordered a variety of food and every dish was delicious. We highly recommend Bouchard and would return.

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5.0Dined on April 13, 2018

One of the best French restaurants that I ever been. The food and the service are amazing.

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5.0Dined on April 12, 2018

Absolutely fantastic restaurant! The food was so creative, well-balanced, and fresh. This may have been the best meal I have ever had and will definitely be back!

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5.0Dined on April 9, 2018

We've eaten at Bouchard's and we have never had any issues with service or food. It has always been top notch on both. Dan our server was over the top.Not hovering over you but right there when he needed to be. The food is always spectacular. This night was no different. Just a great dining experience.

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5.0Dined on April 8, 2018

Excellent menu, great staff, went the "extra" mike to be sure we had a delicious anniversary meal..I can't wait to return..

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5.0Dined on April 8, 2018

Each of us in our group had delicious appetizers and entrees as well as dessert. Our waiter was top notch and very friendly. We have gone many times and will continue to do so. The veal chop is a favorite of one of our members.

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5.0Dined on April 8, 2018

Absolutely wonderful. The food was fantastic. The service was amazing. Dan--our waiter-is highly recommended

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5.0Dined on April 7, 2018

Outstanding food and outstanding service!
Highly recommend without reservation.

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5.0Dined on April 6, 2018

We have been to Newport on many occassions but this was our first visit to Bouchards. Prior to making the reservation we had read a lot of positive reviews and Bouchards did not disappoint. The staff were both friendly and attentive and the food was hands down the best we've had on any trip to Newport. We are so glad we gave Bouchards a try and can't wait to go back on our next visit. Kudos to the staff for their professionalism and for creating some of the best food we've eaten not only in Newport but anywhere.

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4.0Dined on April 6, 2018

Our service was top notch and that paired with some amazing food and wine made for an amazing experience!!

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5.0Dined on April 5, 2018

Great food and excellent service. One of the best restaurants in Newport.

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5.0Dined on April 4, 2018

Bouchard was awesome as usual. The service is always right there for you and super friendly. Food is prepared beautifully. Delicious!

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5.0Dined on April 4, 2018

We went to Bouchard for my Birthday dinner. We had made a 5:30pm reservation & were greeted by a very friendly gentleman who turned out to be our waiter/host named Dan. Everyone who came to our table with food/drinks were very professional & pleasant. The dining room was elegant & inviting. The dinner & dessert was delicious, & we finished it off with a perfect cappuccino.

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5.0Dined on April 1, 2018

Wonderful evening with friends for my wife’s 60 th birthday. The prefect restaurant

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5.0Dined on April 1, 2018

We've been going to Brouchard for 7 or 8 years now. Always a perfect meal.
Highly recommend. If you're in the Newport area and enjoy fine dining Brouchard is the place and ask for Dan the waiter. He's the best! Professional, knowledgeable about the food and the ingredients.
Bon appetit!

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5.0Dined on April 1, 2018

We have been to Bouchards 4 times and each time the food is superb and the service impeccable. We have been coming for our own Easter tradition for three years. I always look forward to coming here

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5.0Dined on April 1, 2018

Bouchard outdoes itself again and again! We had THE MOST WONDERFUL MEAL on Easter Sunday. The Grand Marnier soufflé' was a sensational finish to our meal. The veal chop and the duck were outstanding in both presentation and flavor! This place continues to be our favorite dining spot in Newport!

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5.0Dined on April 1, 2018

What a wonderful place to celebrate three occasions at once: Anniversary, Easter, and April Fools day. From the greeting at the door, to the desert with congralatory words written chocolate on the plate, everything was perfect. Max, our Captain, was dignified but not stuffy with a good sense of humor. We had escargot in a sauce that was just so right. I had pork tenderloin and my wife had Filet of Beef, both donut perfection with seasoning that made it so special. The fun part was the vegetables, of which there were many, displayed as a decoration.

The drinks are very reasonably priced, and the entrees more expensive than the norm, but in this case you get what you paid for and more.

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5.0Dined on March 31, 2018

Everything was perfect from moment we arrived until moment we left. Food drinks service staff

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5.0Dined on March 31, 2018

A special, and very French, dining experience. It was my second visit and everything was flawless, as before. Bouchard is a great choice for a special occasion, and an excellent counterpoint to the many seafood and Italian choices in the area.

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3.0Dined on March 26, 2018

They don’t offer corkage, so if you are planning on bringing a rare wine with you, I’d suggest a classier place like the Spiced Pear for a nice Newport Dinner.

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5.0Dined on March 25, 2018

Wonderful place! Atmosphere is upscale, but welcoming. Food is delicious and well presented. Romantic, quiet, a perfect restaurant for special occasions.

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5.0Dined on March 24, 2018

Bouchard never ceases to titillate the palate of its guests. Taking one bite you understand what is meant by the multi layered flavors of a dish. Max the sommelier is amazing, helpful, and professional. The food is always divine and the grand mariner soufflé is a special treat.

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5.0Dined on March 23, 2018

This is a place we go every time we are in Newport, all the staff are fantastic, with Dan and Max leading the food service and making great cocktails. Jessica in the kitchen is excellent! It’s a grownups’ place, not for kids, unless they are older. There are other of their restaurants next door that are more casual, but this is the one we love.

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5.0Dined on March 18, 2018

I took my wife here for our 14th anniversary and we had a wonderful experience. When I reserved, I mentioned that it was for our anniversary and that we preferred a table in a quiet area. When we arrived, the hostess put us at a table in a cozy and quiet part of the restaurant and mentioned my request and also asked if we were happy with it which I appreciated. Our waiter was extremely friendly and patient as my wife is pregnant and had questions about the ingredients. The food presentation and taste was fantastic. Our salads, golden beet and endives, were very fresh and flavorful and also nicely presented. For the entree, I had the magret de canard with a coffee rub which was very tender and the sauce was just right and not overly strong with coffee flavor. My wife really enjoyed her steak and said that even though it had to be well done, it was very high quality and tender. For dessert, my wife ordered the apple puff pastry and said it was the best she had ever had. My biggest dessert recommendation would be to order the soufflé which was exceptional. However, you have to order it at the same time as your meal because it takes so long. To add a nice touch for our anniversary, the cook wrote Bon Anniversaire in chocolate on our plates. Also, the waiter brought me a glass of champagne and my wife a champagne flute filled with ginger ale since she can’t have alcohol which was very thoughtful. All in all, our experience at Bouchard was wonderful and I would highly recommend it for a romantic dinner on a special occasion.

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5.0Dined on March 17, 2018

My husband and I have dined at great restaurants all over the world. We live in Newport part-time and decided to try Bouchard after years of walking by. After our amazing meal, we wonder why we took so long to go! Everything was perfect—-great service, food was perfect and beautiful setting. We can’t wait to return! One small note—-parking Is a challenge, so leave some extra time beforehand.

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5.0Dined on March 17, 2018

Had dinner here with my husband, my brother and his wife to celebrate last day of our visit to Newport. We wanted a cozy but upscale ambiance. What we got was probably one of the best overall dining experiences of our lives! Incredible menu, flawlessly executed. Our wait captain, Dan was outstanding as he suggested wine pairings and personally created cocktails to compliment our dinner selections. Menu musts?? Foie Gras, tomato tarte, rack of lamb, Dover sole, and of course.... dessert souffle ( seriously, do not miss the souffle!). Voila- Perfect French dining! Would travel back to Newport just to visit Bouchard again. Yes... It's THAT good!

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5.0Dined on March 16, 2018

Amazing, fabulous, classic food. No hype, no hip chic just great food and service. It never disappoints!

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5.0Dined on March 16, 2018

Totally enjoyable in every respect. Fantastic food, service the best anywhere.

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5.0Dined on March 5, 2018

Always an amazing dining experience but certainly enjoyed the restaurant week specials!

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