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About Bouquet Restaurant and Wine Bar

Bouquet Restaurant is an upscale farm-to-table bistro opened in 2007 by Stephen Williams. As one of the first restaurants in the area to embrace local and sustainable farming as a cornerstone of its mission, Bouquet’s menu is constantly evolving to utilize the best products from over fifty farmers and purveyors. In addition to an eclectic and ever-changing offering of small plates, entrees, and desserts, Bouquet has become known for their monthly four-course tastings and extensive bourbon collection.

519 Main Street
Covington, KY 41011
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Dining Style:
Casual Dining

Cuisines:
American, Vegetarian / Vegan, Southern

Hours of Operation:
Monday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm, Friday & Saturday: 5:00pm - 12:00am, Closed Sundays

Cross Street:
5th Street

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(859) 491-7777

Website:
http://www.bouquetrestaurant.com/

Executive Chef:
Stephen Williams

Additional:
Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Outdoor Smoking Area, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Bouquet Restaurant and Wine Bar Ratings and Reviews

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4.6

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.6

service

4.7

ambience

4.6

value

4.3

Noise

Moderate

94% would recommend it to a friend

Good for a Date (39)
Fit for Foodies (36)
Special Occasion (30)
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Good for Anniversaries (27)
Romantic (26)
Tasting Menu (25)
Creative Cuisine (24)
Local Ingredients (23)
Neighborhood Gem (23)
Cozy (21)
Good for Birthdays (19)
Quiet Conversation (19)
Handcrafted Cocktails (16)
Pre/post Theatre (13)
Notable Wine List (12)
Seasonal (12)
Healthy (11)
Bar Seating (10)
Casual (10)
Authentic (9)
Business Meals (9)
Good Vegetarian Options (9)
Worth the Drive (9)
Good for Groups (8)
Gluten Free Options (6)
Organic (5)
Vegan (5)
Comfort Food (4)
Fun (4)
Tapas (3)
Great Beer (2)
Hot Spot (2)
Great for Outdoor Dining (2)
Spicy (2)
Happy Hour (1)
Paleo Friendly (1)
People Watching (1)
Quick Bite (1)
Vibrant Bar Scene (1)
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 (Cincinnati)·Dined 2 days ago

This was one of the most incredible dining experiences I've ever had. The food was unbelievably delicous, service was friendly and knowledgable, and the ambience was superb. I would recommend anyone and everyone I know to visit Bouquet.

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 (Louisville)·Dined 5 days ago

Celebrated a late Valentines dinner. Great ambiance, service, and execution. My Ild Fashioned was on point. My wife was happy with the wine options. Only negative was I ordered a glass of house red on “tap.” It was served cold. Not the standard for red wine at a place like Bouquet. Food was delicious, best pork I have ever had. Talked to chef Brandon after dinner. Super pleasant, knowledgeable and engaging.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for a Date, Healthy, Romantic, Tasting Menu
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 (Cincinnati)·Dined 5 days ago

Excellent choice for Valentine's Day. We both selected the tasting menu with wine pairing. Each dish was unique and tasty. The wine pairings actually did compliment the food too. Very nice, quiet, and quaint place to enjoy a nice meal. Looking forward to returning soon.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for a Date, Fun, Local Ingredients, Bar Seating, Handcrafted Cocktails, Romantic, Good for Anniversaries, Tasting Menu, Creative Cuisine, Neighborhood Gem, Special Occasion, Cozy, Quiet Conversation
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 (Cincinnati)·Dined 5 days ago

Our favorite date night spot. Best tasting menu around. Sommelier pairs wines excellently.

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 (Chicago)·Dined 5 days ago

Salmon was raw inside. sent it back, still raw.. gave up. otherwise terrific. my date had a great time so I didn't want to spoil the evening complaining about my entree but I couldn't eat it... sigh...

Tags: Casual, Special Occasion, Cozy, Notable Wine List, Spicy
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 (Cincinnati)·Dined 5 days ago

Initially, it was extremely quiet and peaceful inside. As time went on however it became almost raucous. The food was absolutely delicious. Excellent.

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 (Pittsburgh)·Dined 6 days ago

First time at Bouquet -we’ll be back. Wonderful menu, friendly staff, and a local hotspot. Thanks for an enjoyable evening out.

Tags: Good for a Date, Quiet Conversation, Handcrafted Cocktails, Tasting Menu, Fit for Foodies, Local Ingredients, Special Occasion
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 (Cleveland)·Dined on February 12, 2018

This tiny gem offers a small, but nicely varied, food menu and an amazing bourbon/whiskey list. The list is bigger than the restaurant! The craft cocktails are unique and some of the best I've tasted (try the Smoked Old Fashioned - none other can compare!). The food is delicious (our group had a flat bread pizza, salmon and a burger and all were well prepared and tasty) and the service is nicely coordinated among the staff.

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Organic, Neighborhood Gem, Good for a Date, Handcrafted Cocktails, Tasting Menu, Fit for Foodies
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 (Louisville)·Dined on February 10, 2018

Wonderful menu
Reasonable wine
Beautiful bar
Intimate tables

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 (Chicago)·Dined on February 10, 2018

We enjoyed our visit to Bouquet. We had quite a large group; however, our server did a great job of taking care of us that evening.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Fit for Foodies, Neighborhood Gem, Casual
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 (Cincinnati)·Dined on February 10, 2018

The cuisine was excellent and the service was outstanding. The ambience was casual and informal. The noise level was at times quite high but diminished as the evening wore on. My friend and I never felt rushed. It is really a special place made even more so by the presence of my companion. We both agreed that we would return.

Tags: Notable Wine List, Casual, Good for a Date
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 (Cincinnati)·Dined on February 5, 2018

I was excited to introduce the restaurant to 11 new comers. I called before bc I thought maybe there were some pickier eaters and the birthday girl had a few issues with the tasting menu (shrimp allergy and did not care for the taste of meat- particularly beef) I was told she could order the tasting and be accomendated with other options. She mentioned to the server that she loved fish just not meat. I was disappointed that she was served the first dish (shrimp) just minus the shrimp sub apples (the dish lost a lot of flavor served this way) and the 3rd course (a meat substitute that is intended to taste like meat but is not). She doesn’t like beef so eating something that is supposed to taste like beef was probably a bad choice. She probably would have been much better off ordering the salmon off the menu and enjoyed her meal much more. I think it’s the servers job to provide this type of guidance. I feel that the server should have explained the options or substitutions to give her a choice in the matter. Otherwise, I know my group was a little high mainteance and picky so the server did as well as she could have with those types of eaters. I love Bouquet and eat there often but I will have to think twice before I bring a more complicated new comers again.

Tags: Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Seasonal, Gluten Free Options, Authentic, Quiet Conversation, Romantic, Good Vegetarian Options
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 (Cincinnati)·Dined on February 5, 2018

They have the Impossible Burger!!!! And their toppings compliment it very well. I want to go back every week just to eat this! Also, bourbon selection is on point. I love that we can do a fancy dinner with wine and tasting menu in the dining room, but still have the option to sit at the bar with a burger and bourbon on less special nights.

Tags: Good Vegetarian Options, Healthy, Authentic, Seasonal, Romantic, Good for Birthdays, Great for Outdoor Dining, Notable Wine List, Bar Seating, Handcrafted Cocktails, Tasting Menu, Fit for Foodies, Vegan, Neighborhood Gem, Local Ingredients, Quiet Conversation, Business Meals, Pre/post Theatre, Good for a Date
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 (Cincinnati)·Dined on February 3, 2018

Was a charming restaurant with excellent food and cocktails. The wait staff was well informed about the menu too. It's a bit pricey but was an excellent night out, we'll be back.

Tags: Tasting Menu, Cozy, Quiet Conversation, Pre/post Theatre, Happy Hour, Casual, Good for Anniversaries, Romantic, Good for Birthdays, Handcrafted Cocktails, Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Fit for Foodies
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 (Pittsburgh)·Dined on February 3, 2018

Had the February tasting menu with the wine pairing. Very good and the wines were excellent

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 (Cincinnati)·Dined on February 3, 2018

We had the cocktails (the Negroni is outstanding!), mushroom soup (needed salt), the flatbread (perfect starter to share), and the duck (superb!). The service was excellent. We tried the draft wine and it was suprisingly good. We sat upstairs where the noise level is better than on the ground floor. We were on our way to a concert and this was a stellar choice for our pre-concert dinner.

Tags: Local Ingredients, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Birthdays, Seasonal, Good for a Date, Cozy, Creative Cuisine, Worth the Drive, Tasting Menu, Business Meals, Fit for Foodies, Pre/post Theatre, Neighborhood Gem, Casual, Special Occasion, Handcrafted Cocktails
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 (Cincinnati)·Dined on February 1, 2018

Bouquet is one of my favorite restaurants in this area and my go-to for a special occasion. My husband and I recently celebrated my birthday there and love the food and drink options, with prix-fixe and wine pairings to the standard menu. Enjoyed a bottle of the best champagne I have ever tasted, and the service and quality of food are always exceptional. The special occasion complimentary champagne starts a special evening out right. Especially love locally sourced, quality ingredients. Made my birthday dinner a wonderful night out!

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vip
 (Cincinnati)·Dined on January 30, 2018

The food and service is always lovely at Bouquet. We appreciate that they source ingredients locally as much as possible. The pork with lentils and whipped goat cheese was a pleasant surprise for me who rarely eats pork. My husband enjoyed the chicken and risotto. We began the meal with a surprisingly large charceuterie plate. It was almost a meal unto itself - certainly could accommodate 4 people for an appetizer. The lemon bar with candied ginger meringue was a perfect ending to our birthday dinner. Cheers!

Tags: Business Meals, Good for a Date, Pre/post Theatre, Local Ingredients, Good for Anniversaries
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vip
 (Cincinnati)·Dined on January 27, 2018

Food was creative. Service was exceptional. Ambiance was cozy and charming. Maybe slightly overpriced.

Tags: Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Quiet Conversation, Romantic, Local Ingredients, Cozy, Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays
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 (Cincinnati)·Dined on January 27, 2018

Had a blast and the food was really down well. Need to go there more often.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Good for a Date, Handcrafted Cocktails, Good for Groups, Romantic, Pre/post Theatre, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Cincinnati)·Dined on January 27, 2018

My wife and I discovered this Gem several years ago when looking for a unique experience and have never been disappointed.

Since or discovery we routinely visit to celebrate our anniversary and birthdays and any speial occasion because we know it will not disappoint.

The food is always awesome, we always get the charcuterie mix up the entry and get a desert. Mix in some wine a smoked old fashioned or a beer created by the Chef and it is a complete experience.

We recommend it to everyone who will listen to us.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Worth the Drive, Business Meals, Special Occasion, Spicy, Good for a Date, Seasonal, Neighborhood Gem, Handcrafted Cocktails
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 (Cincinnati)·Dined on January 25, 2018

This restaurant offers a creative variety of high quality dishes.

Tags: Good Vegetarian Options, Fit for Foodies, Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Quiet Conversation, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Cincinnati)·Dined on January 25, 2018

Once again the team at Bouquet exceeded all expectations. My fiance and I both went with the tasting menu and were equally blown away by chef's creations. This remains the true gem in Cincinnati dining.

Tags: Tasting Menu, Neighborhood Gem, Fit for Foodies, Authentic
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 (Cincinnati)·Dined on January 20, 2018

We had a good experience at Bouquet - but I do think the prices are a bit high. While the food was good and the service was excellent, I don't know that I'll be going frequently - better for a special occasion.

Tags: Special Occasion, Fit for Foodies
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vip
 (Cincinnati)·Dined on January 19, 2018

Really great! Food was awesome!

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 (Cincinnati)·Dined on January 19, 2018

Nice table in the corner with good service. The food was excellent.

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Fit for Foodies, Local Ingredients, Quiet Conversation
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 (Cincinnati)·Dined on January 19, 2018

I had the salmon and thought it was good but my husband had a pork dish and said it was terrible. Don’t think we’ll be going back, unfortunately.

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 (Cincinnati)·Dined on January 13, 2018

This was our first visit to Bouquet with a group of friends (6). The restaurant was cozy and welcoming when we entered the main floor and the bartender greeted us right away. We were seated on the 2nd floor, which also had a cozy vibe and a bar. The wait staff was friendly and knowledgeable and provided great service. The menu was a bit limited, as it only had one steak option (flank steak), and one chicken option (chicken risotto), which seemed odd for a restaurant of this type, at this price point. The appetizer and dessert options were a bit limited, as well (bread was considered an appetizer). The sweet potato soup was fantastic on a snowy, cold night. The drinks were delicious, as were our entrees. Our only major complaint was the noise level. We were seated near a large, loud, group and could barely hold a conversation. It would have been nice if a group that large had been seated in the more private room, adjacent to where we were seated, as the more drinks that were enjoyed, the louder it became. All in all, a nice evening.

Tags: Good for Groups, Handcrafted Cocktails, Good for a Date, Neighborhood Gem, Tasting Menu, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Bar Seating, Vibrant Bar Scene, Good for Birthdays, People Watching, Cozy, Casual
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 (Chicago)·Dined on January 13, 2018

We loved the restaurant and the wait staff and the food. But we were sat at an awkwardly close table to the only other people in the restaurant and hen when asked to move they sat us in the corner next to the front door on a frigid night. Not so enjoyable.

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 (Cincinnati)·Dined on January 5, 2018

Great food, service, and drinks! Always great.

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vip
 (Cincinnati)·Dined on December 31, 2017

Outstanding flank steak grass fed beef. Great pork dish too.

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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on December 31, 2017

My wife and I ordered Duck which we both order from time to time so we like the entree and know what to expect. Both of our entrees were under cooked. Our server didn't check back with us after our entrees arrived for a few minutes but it was New Years Eve. When I finally got their attention she remarked "that's how we prepare duck". I asked her to take both back and she remarked "so you want it well done". No just not under cooked I'm not into eating raw poultry is what I thought but I said no just cooked a little more. She brought it back 10 minutes later and never followed up asking if we were satisfied. Our friends did like their meal so don't order the duck and expect in different service and you won't be disappointed.

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 (Cincinnati)·Dined on December 30, 2017

Huge bourbon selection and the bartender knows his bourbons. The food was excellent and service was great. Staff is very attentive and friendly. I would highly recommend this restaurant!

Tags: Cozy, Local Ingredients, Good for a Date, Romantic, Bar Seating, Creative Cuisine
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 (Cincinnati)·Dined on December 29, 2017

The food and wine was great. The portions were small, especially given the price. Bouquet is much more expensive than it needs to be. I do not recommend Bouquet until their prices become competitive.

Tags: Special Occasion, Creative Cuisine
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 (Cincinnati)·Dined on December 27, 2017

Great service ! Food excellent!

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 (Seattle)·Dined on December 26, 2017

Interesting menu, tasty food, friendly service, kinda pricy entrees.

Tags: Special Occasion, Good for a Date
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 (Cincinnati)·Dined on December 22, 2017

Pretty tasty food. OK value. Accommodating of vegetarians. Weirdly the restaurant smelled strongly of varnish when we went but I guess I got used to it after a little while.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Tapas, Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays, Good Vegetarian Options, Tasting Menu
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 (Cincinnati)·Dined on December 20, 2017

Delicious food served beautifully. As it was a birthday for one of us, they started us off with glasses of champagne. Nice touch.

Tags: Healthy, Casual, Good for a Date
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 (Cincinnati)·Dined on December 19, 2017

This was the second time I've eaten at Bouquet. The first time was great. This time was just good. Appetizers (Brussels Sprouts and charcuterie board) were great. But entree was just average. Meal with one round of drinks and bottle of wine ran around $225 for 3.

Tags: Handcrafted Cocktails, Good for Anniversaries, Seasonal, Fit for Foodies
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 (Cincinnati)·Dined on December 19, 2017

Again, great food and delightful service. This time we were running a bit late so I contacted the restaurant and they very graciously told us not to worry; they would seat us when we arrived. Bouquet strives to work around our dietary restrictions too.

Tags: Romantic, Fit for Foodies
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