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Matterson House

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Canadian, Soups, Seafood
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1682 Peninsula Rd., Ucluelet, British Columbia V0R 3A0, Canada
+1 250-726-2200
08:30 - 21:00
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Tue - Sat 08:30 - 21:00
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Zandvoort, The Netherlands
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22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

This house has a remarkable history that had several owners! (1931) Serving breakfast, lunch, dinner, fresh baking, varied menu and offering a large outdoor patio. The Matterson House has "the best breakfast Ucluelet has to offer"..The hosts are very friendly and interested in the customers.

Thank Dutchman061
Melbourne, Australia
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178 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

We dropped in at the last minute and were very lucky to get a table on the front veranda. Our hostess was delightful and the food fantastic. My partner had a mixed seafood pasta which he pronounced delicious. My son settled on the poached wild salmon which he said was the best he had ever had and for myself it... More 

Thank Nan90
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21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

variety on menu, to full meals, fruit bowl to hot cereal, very prompt employee, friendly, kept your coffee cup full. reasonable prices. love this place

Thank Violet M
Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
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29 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

went there tonite for the first time in 15 years. was still A-1. Prime rib was generous , and tasted perfect. med rare, ad i like. best service and food ive had anyware between tofino and ukee in 3 years of living in tofino and trying everyware. does get busy, especially in summer, and they are closed mon and tuesday.

Thank Kris C
Vancover Island
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173 reviews
137 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

Had breakfast here yesterday. My wife ordered eggs benny with smoked salmon ( delicious ) $13.50 and I ordered an omelet ( bacon, mushrooms and cheese - delicious ) $12.50. Both came with home made hashbrowns. It'a a small quaint place with friendly service. Would recommend this place.

Thank harleydon13
Los Angeles, California
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016

Very much enjoyed Matterson's. Not fancy but charming and friendly, with good, fresh, local food. Owner was great. Enjoyed some local sounds, such as Left at the Junction. Surprisingly good wine list.

Thank Marco8713
Vancouver, Canada
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

Small house with @ 10 tables Disappointed in my spinach salad..couldn't find the bacon Too much cheese grated on top(not sure what kind) Husband's seafood mussels were excellent so I guess I picked wrong thing to order Server wasn't very engaging

Thank Janice B
Grande Prairie, Canada
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

Stopped in for soup and homemade bread. We had the seafood and clam chowders. Both were excellent. The bread, big enough for two to share, was the perfect side with the soup. Highly recommended.

Thank moandtony
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31 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

My husband and I went for breakfast here. Wonderful service and great food. Coffee was great and the meal superb. My husband had the omelette (home made bread for toast) great hash browns, real homemade ones. I had the Eggs Benny it was great! Thank you to these wonderful ladies for a great dining experience. Will definitely be back for... More 

Thank NanaimoRainbow
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

As you drive up you see an older small house. Inside is not fancy. The food is excellent. All menu items are good. Prices are reasonable. Service is good. This is the best restaurant we found in the Ucluelet and Tofino area.

Thank 1948Mexico

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Canadian, Soups, Seafood
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
08:30 - 21:00
08:30 - 21:00
08:30 - 21:00
08:30 - 21:00
08:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1682 Peninsula Rd., Ucluelet, British Columbia V0R 3A0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Barkley Sound  >  Ucluelet
  • Phone Number: +1 250-726-2200

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?