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
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. :)
Love this restaurant for dinner and have ...
Love this restaurant for dinner and have never had a bad experience so I wasn't surprised to find their lunch was just as exceptional. The menu is different, lighter fare and lighter priced but just as unique and delicious.
Will be back for both lunch and dinner...maybe I'll just stay for both!
Second time there. Just as good as the f ...
Second time there. Just as good as the first time. The food was awesome! Love how the menu adjusts to the season. We tried their tasting menu this time and it was great. Can't go wrong with their regular menu either!
This is still in my top 2 places in Cinc ...
This is still in my top 2 places in Cincinnati. Stephen never fails to amaze me with his combination of flavors and use of local ingredients. This is the first time I was there that the service was not outstanding but I think a large party upstairs may have been what slowed our food down. The entire staff here is warm, friendly and knowledgeable about the food and wines.
Last minute booking on wet Monday evenin ...
Last minute booking on wet Monday evening for self and colleagues. Place was quieter than perhaps weekend traffic but still enough to feel lively.
Wait staff attentive. Informative. Helpful without being overbearing.
Food was interesting concoction of tastes, aromas and textures. Our group started with shared cheese platter then enjoyed individual plates (tho' we shared a taste of those too!): juicy burger; crisply cooked salmon (tasty); duck and brisket. Desserts were pickled apple pie and a pumpkin spice mousse like dish. Different for sure and worth trying.
Also liked the ability to order small (2oz) wine glasses that allowed one to create their own flight of wines!
We enjoyed our time at Bouquet. Service ...
We enjoyed our time at Bouquet. Service was excellent, food was unique and tasty, and ambiance was nice. It is dimly lit and a romantic place excellent for celebrating things like anniversaries (which was our reason). The only downside is that many of the tables are just too close to each other. Other than that, it was a nice experience.
Nice selection of farm-to-table dishes t ...
Nice selection of farm-to-table dishes that were well prepared and presented. Good selection of cocktails and bourbons. The wine list was average with normal variety. Our server explained menu well. Dishes were simple and did not have too many ingredients or flavors.
The old house made for excellent separated dining areas that kept the noise level reasonable. We really appreciated that.
Everything about the food at Bouquet is ...
Everything about the food at Bouquet is creative and delicious. Their attention to detail is incredible. Several menu items are made in house and they are divine - pickled vegetables, housemate buttermilk dressing. Give them both a try. Creative cocktails too. I also love the intimate atmosphere as well.
As a starter, tried the Charcuterie, whi ...
As a starter, tried the Charcuterie, which was presented so well. So fun to try. Not typically into pickles, but these tasted so fresh! Have to say, Waiter was very attentive. Was brought extra toasted bread without even asking. After that, more Kudos! Timing for bringing main course was at the exact right time. Prepared a little on the well done side, but not too much, and exactly as preferred. Great sauces, wanting more. A great first experience at Bouquet! Will definitely try again!
Had heard so much hype about this restau ...
Had heard so much hype about this restaurant. We were all excited to go. The food was terrible. Very salty. Undercooked burger. No meat in bowl. Salmon not tasty. And all food very salty. Flatbread awful. They comped some of the meal but they should have comped the whole thing. I doubt I will be able to give them a second chance. Wondered who was preparing this food. 🙁
Food was wonderful, I had duck but I cou ...
Food was wonderful, I had duck but I couldn't chew the fatty skin. I eventually took it off. Brussels sprouts were the best I've ever had! Husband had lamb filet, which was recommended med/rare, but he went medium and should have taken recommendation as it was a little more done than he thought it would be, but he still said it was good. Service was a little slow, and it wasn't a busy night. There were many tables, we were seated by bathroom which is a personal issue for me, and I'm sure if I had asked they would have given us another table. I wasn't sure if open table reservations were seated in a less desirable place and was uncomfortable asking for another table. We have been here 2 other times, it is a quaint and always delicious restaurant, this just wasn't our best visit.
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