About Bouquet Restaurant and Wine Bar
Covington, KY 41011
Bouquet Restaurant and Wine Bar, located in the heart of Mainstrasse Village in Covington, opened its doors in the fall of 2007 under the ownership of Chef Stephen Williams. Bouquet offers the unique experience of fine dining in a cozy and intimate atmosphere, serving a seasonal menu of contemporary American cuisine, which features fresh and locally grown ingredients. Recently presented with an Award of Excellence from Wine Spectator Magazine, we have an extensive list of over 200 wines from around the globe. Come and enjoy a glass of wine and dine with us, and see what you have been missing!
American, Vegetarian / Vegan
Hours of Operation:
Monday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm, Friday & Saturday: 5:00pm - 12:00am, Closed Sundays
$30 and under
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Bar Dining, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Farm to Table, Fireplace, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Outdoor Smoking Area, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine
Bouquet Restaurant and Wine Bar Ratings and Reviews
Overall a very good restaurant. My fianc ...
Overall a very good restaurant. My fiancée and I went on Valentine's Day. We got the best seat in the house, overlooking the street with the cincinatti skyline in the background. The only thing that I can come up with that is keeping me from only coming here for anything but special occasions, is the price. A standard entree is 27 dollars, which is pretty steep. Now granted, it's prepared by a chef and the food is really amazing, that's just the only downfall for me. Overall though, a wonderful restaurant with an awesome staff, the food was delicious and full of flavor. Would highly recommend for a date night dinner location.
friendly, helpful service. delicious foo ...
friendly, helpful service. delicious food and vegetarian duck plate was aMAZing! we even had dessert because it was Valentine's Day and PB&J dark chocolate brownie was delicious. Have all that with Pinot Noir, and Mmmm, you got yourself a great meal.
I recently took my wife on our Valentine ...
I recently took my wife on our Valentine's Day date. The food was spectacular (I had a 48 hour brisket and she had chicken rissoto) and the wait staff are incredibly friendly and knowledgeable. It's not the most affordable food option, but well worth the price. If you're concerned about the sourcing of your food, they can tell you which farms each item originates.
A favorite of ours in the past, we made ...
A favorite of ours in the past, we made an early reservation for Valentine's Day. Our waitress arrived within a few minutes, brought us each the glass of wine we ordered. After our entrees arrived, we felt particularly ignored; we sat with empty wine glasses, empty water glasses for at least 10 minutes. Our food got cold during our wait for water refills. We would have had another glass of wine, but the waitress did not ask if we would like more until she was clearing our plates. Very poor service put quite the damper on our VD celebration. Service had been very good during visits the past few years; but this was not the case at all this time - we both wondered why this waitress ignored us for so long; we felt she was rather rude. Likely won't return to this former favorite for quite a while. Food was good but spoiled by very poor service.
Mediocre, unfortunately. Visited Bouquet ...
Mediocre, unfortunately. Visited Bouquet years ago and loved it, so decided to revisit for Valentine's Day. Tables felt too close together, room was chilly, food, while good, was not elegantly presented. I had trout and it was literally laying skin side up with some toppings. No garnish, not the least bit artful. My date had duck and the skin was not crispy as it should be. Overall, just "eh" which is not what you'd expect for the prices. Too bad.
Food was fantastic and just as important ...
Food was fantastic and just as important, every member of the staff was extremely friendly and could carry a conversation beyond just the food and the menu. We felt very welcomed and I would definitely recommend Bouquet!
This was our 3rd visit to Bouquet. Each ...
This was our 3rd visit to Bouquet. Each time we travel toward Cincinnati/ northern Kentucky, we discuss dining at Bouquet, and we wonder if it was as good as we remember each meal being. The short answer is, very much yes, and more so. The service was spectacular, the pacing and portion sizes were excellent. The well-curated wine, beer, and spirit lists and the crafted cocktails make it a destination without the food. The servers make educated recommendations for pairings, modifications (if needed), and most importantly, are friendly and know the menu well.
This place deserves its accolades and remains a hidden gem even with them.
Nice ambiance and an interesting menu. ...
Nice ambiance and an interesting menu. The salad was delicious, and the brisket of beef and chicken risotto were very tasty, although the risotto was a bit too rich for me. Service was terrific and the restaurant has an excellent wine list as well as an extensive choice of bourbons. The place feels like it belongs in New York or Chicago.
I was interested to walk along Main Stre ...
I was interested to walk along Main Street in Covington to see all of the developments of bars and restaurants in the past few years. Bouquet is one of the restaurants which is getting a good play. It was a nice place, quite small, as most of the other locations in Covington are. I am believe that Bouquet certainly has inventive food. The problem was that I wasn't quite on the same wavelength as the chef. Consequently, I have not graded the food as high as some of the other aspects of the restaurant. It may be just that that they were trying too hard to be "inventive", rather than concentrating on good cooking. I usually like fully flavored dishes, but here the flavors were a little "too, too much". One man's opinion, of course.
The service in general was very good and ...
The service in general was very good and attentive, however the food was not as good as we expected. No good recommendations on wine, Please do not serve wine from a bottle that does not have a cork.
The food is absolutely delicious! The ...
The food is absolutely delicious! The tasting menu is a great value and lets you try things we might never try and each dish is better than the next--the flavors are awesome! Wish there was a Cincinnati location.....
Once again the folks at Bouquet exceeded ...
Once again the folks at Bouquet exceeded our dinning expectations with great food and great service. The Red Snapper was to die for and the Brussel Sprouts are a must have. This was the first time we were sat upstairs, its open and bright. It is now our favorite seating area.
We used to live in the Mainstrasse neigh ...
We used to live in the Mainstrasse neighborhood in the mid-90s. We don't get back, often. Really impressed to see all of the excellent drinking and eating options for grownups - not just Pachinkos, anymore. Parking is a problem. As a former resident, I get the need to protect resident parking, but I think the attractions are too numerous for the parking options, especially if the large lot is going away for a new apartment building. Bouquet was excellent, though it is cozy - loud-ish and tight quarters. Service, food, and drinks were all first-rate. Really easy to accommodate my Celiac wife.
We have been to Bouquet quite a few time ...
We have been to Bouquet quite a few times and it has become our favorite restaurant in the Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky area. During our most recent visit, my wife and I both opted for the tasting menu with the addition of the masterfully selected wine pairings. The portion sizes for this 5 course tasting could not have been more perfect and each dish was better than the one before it. We are looking forward to trying each months new tasting menu. I cannot recommend this place enough.
The cheese plate was wonderful. The duck ...
The cheese plate was wonderful. The duck was cooked perfectly, tender not fatty. The curried soup was amazing. Well prepared and decent portions. Will definately return to try other items on current menu.
Have been going to pre-show dinners for 3 years at Cincinnati Magazine top 10 restaurants....Bouquet is top 5 for sure.
The location is convenient with ample pa ...
The location is convenient with ample parking nearby. The decor and ambience are excellent. The food however is so-so. The brisket tasted like pot roast and the Pho was not even close to what you can get at much less pricey restaurants. It's unfortunate because the smokey old fashioned and the service are very good.
A date night w my husband to reconnect . ...
A date night w my husband to reconnect ...we had a great time. I had the filet mignon w potatoes and veggies and my husband the brisket ...both very well cooked and tender ... it's a cozy place and we enjoyed the cocktails snd good and service ...
My husband and I went to Bouquet becaus ...
My husband and I went to Bouquet because we received a gift certificate as a wedding gift. The food and beverages were phenomenal! We had the Rye Manhattan and Vesper as our pre-dinner cocktails - both highly recommended. The charcuterie was an incredibly delicious appetizer with very unique selections - we enjoyed every bit of that. The filets were excellent (although mine was slightly over-cooked). The prices were a little high, but for a nice night out it was well worth it. Overall, Bouquet was an excellent venue for a special occasion.
If you're looking for the spot where ser ...
If you're looking for the spot where service industry people in the area dine for special occasions; you found it. Food is fantastic. Service is casual yet attentive. My duck entree was cooked to perfection. They have a wonderful Bourbon selection. A friend recommended this place and I'm glad he did. Thanks bouquet!! We will be back. :)
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