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Le Matinal

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200 Rue Principale, Gatineau, Quebec J9H 6J8, Canada
+1 819-685-9175
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6:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3 of 5 stars
best in the neighborhood

Went to Le Matinal with family for breakfast. we really liked the food and service. we highly recommend it if you are in the neighborhood.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Omar C
Ottawa, Canada
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English first
Ottawa, Canada
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Went to Le Matinal with family for breakfast. we really liked the food and service. we highly recommend it if you are in the neighborhood.

Thank Omar C
Gatineau, Canada
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2015

Best breakfast in town and affordable too! We love to take the kids for brake fast there, the service is fast, the food is always good and the menu is varied.

Thank Roxanne M
Montreal, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

very nice place to have youre breakfast ,the staff is proffetional and the food is great,,,i come from mtl and I will be stoping in again next time im in aylmer

Thank marc m
Gatineau, Canada
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015

I have had breakfast a few times at Le Matinal. Everytime, it was really good and cheap (if you go before 9 a.m., they have an early bird special).

Thank cdanjou
Gatineau, Canada
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18 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

This restaurant, especially during peak periods is a bit tight... but... even though I say this, their food is great, service is great and they are a good dollar value. Probably about mid point pricing... Get there early, they are popular, for good reason and the line, sometimes can lead down a small portion of the sidewalk ~ but for... More 

Thank Jeb H
Aylmer, Qc
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

If this restaurant was bigger, or just even less crowded, I would have rated it higher. Food was pretty good, but we felt like we were too close to the other patrons. The staff is nice enough, but we went in there, we spoke English to the waitress, and every time she came back, she spoke to us in French.... More 

Thank JennyMicC
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48 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

Early Saturday morning two of us went to try this place. We have been before years ago, assessing it as average. The tables are too close together. The server was efficient but not particularly friendly. The food came fast and was hot. The biggest issue was the regulars: four loudmouths who seemed to think they were the only people in... More 

Thank LooDiamond
Ottawa, Canada
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53 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

Met with friends at Le Matinal in Aylmer and it was a great breakfast, complete with excellent fresh fruit. Our server, a nice French lady, was phenomenal -- very attentive without being intrusive. The food was great and all elements of everyone's breakfast were well executed. Pleasant enough decor, quite busy, but we didn't have to wait. I would definitely... More 

Thank CLB_7-Reviews
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

Been coming to eat here off and on over the last few years and the food's always been pretty good and the decor (while hasn't changed much other than a new coat of paint) makes you feel at home. The staff are friendly and pleasant. Had my usual 2 eggs, sausage breakfast special and everything was fairly decent. Potatoes could... More 

Thank mikeart03a
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

I have been going to the matinal since I was a little girl but it certainly is a different atmosphere now than it was back then. This owner has been around for quite a while, I've never heard good things about her from staff or customers. I know many regular customers have not returned because she is rude to both... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 200 Rue Principale, Gatineau, Quebec J9H 6J8, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Quebec  >  Outaouais Region  >  Gatineau
  • Phone Number: +1 819-685-9175

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 4 - 11


Open Hours
6:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 am - 3:00 pm

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