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Bouche Bistro

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451 W Alameda St, Entrance on W Water St, Santa Fe, NM 87501-1962 (Guadalupe Street)
+1 505-982-6297
Tue - Sat 17:30 - 21:30
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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 April 2017

I brought a friend here who was visiting from out of town. We thought we had reservations but were mistaken on the date. The host accommodated us with no problem, and was so kind and gracious. The authentic french bistro cuisine at Bouche is delicious - the best french onion soup you will ever try - everything is terrific!

5 Thank B_Luvs_Fe
Denver, Colorado
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30 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 April 2017

$9.00 for Bottled water...give me a break. steak tartar....might as well go get a rare hamburger. nothing worth paying 20+bucks for.

1 Thank visit-often-to-NM
Santa Fe, New Mexico
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28 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 April 2017

The atmosphere of Bouche Bistro is cozy, old world, comfortable. We had great service, the food was wonderful! I had the Calf’s Liver Dijonnaise, Spinach and Onions which was perfectly cooked. I rarely order calf's liver because it isn't done well. This was perfect! My friends order the Market Fish and Cassoulet de Carcassonne, Lamb Shank, Garlic Sausage, Duck Confit.... More 

5 Thank kjpuloma
Denver, Colorado
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40 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 March 2017

Last week, my friend and I drove down from Denver to spend a few days in Santa Fe. It was our second trip to explore the city together and so I wanted Maghan to experience new restaurants outside of my stomping grounds that I always frequent while in town. I had lived in Santa Fe, briefly, and know the standout... More 

7 Thank harmonyw2
Los Angeles
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350 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 242 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

We went early to dinner at BB and had a relaxing quiet dinner. Our server was top notch....attentive, helpful and personable. We had the charcuterie plank and escargot to start. Both were delicious as was the bread and great wine. Our exception came because we both ordered the same entree: the seafood pasta which promised lobster tails, shrimp and pasta... More 

4 Thank SACALosAngeles
San Diego California
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93 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

While visiting Santa Fe my husband & I enjoyed dinner here. Their menu is outstanding and the presentation and preparation of the food does not disappoint. I enjoyed the sweetbread and the calf liver --- oh so good. My husband had the Coq au Vin and he said it was very good. Very large portions. Wish the restaurant was located... More 

5 Thank Dory92064
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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29 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

We stopped in to this little bistro with a couple of old friends and were treated to a simply exceptional dining experience. Everything about the meal from the moment we sat down was perfect. The food is too good to even try to describe. Take my word. If you have a chance to visit and can get a table... do... More 

3 Thank dbc_la
Mesa, Arizona
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335 reviews
227 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 149 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2017

We came here for Restaurant Week and were so disappointed in the food. The salads were average. One had the Coq au Vin and didn't care for it and the mashed potatoes were grainy and not at all creamy and smooth as described. I had the Hanger Steak, medium and some of it was raw and tough. I was encouraged... More 

1 Thank 2Travelers43
Santa Fe, New Mexico
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122 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 February 2017

It is easy to claim you are a "French Bistro" but far more difficult to pull it off. Bouche is my idea of an excellent French Bistro with all of the necessary menu items. Mussels, Onion soup, Escargots, Sweetbreads (oooyes), Foie Gras, Short Ribs, Calf's Liver, Hanger Steak and both a Charcuterie Plank and Cassoulet. To top it all off... More 

4 Thank NewMexicoWineguy
Santa Fe, New Mexico
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 January 2017

An intimate French restaurant with excellent food and service. Great wine list. Expensive but worth the price. Very limited parking.

3 Thank racerfred

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
French, Gluten Free Options
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Reservations
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
17:30 - 21:30
17:30 - 21:30
17:30 - 21:30
17:30 - 21:30
17:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 451 W Alameda St, Entrance on W Water St, Santa Fe, NM 87501-1962
    (Guadalupe Street)
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Santa Fe
  • Phone Number: +1 505-982-6297
Bouche is a neighborhood French bistro located in the heart of Santa Fe, serving inspired rustic French cuisine prepared by award-winning chef Charles Dale. Bouche offers an exceptional variety of new and old world wine selections to accompany the menu. Seating is limited and reservations are recommended.

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