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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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Hours:
Sun - Sat 6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, 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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  • 6
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  • 13
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  • 3
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  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
A bit tight for ambiance, but amazing food!

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 17, 2015
Jeb H
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Gatineau, Canada
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English first
Gatineau, Canada
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17 reviews 17 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 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 

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Aylmer, Qc
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17 reviews 17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 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 

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Ottawa
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36 reviews 36 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 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 

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Ottawa, Canada
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42 reviews 42 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 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 

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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 

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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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Gatineau, Canada
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

This restaurant has the greatest attention to detail , while making their clients feel like they are eating at Home , This is a great place to eat any time of the year , and their staff are wonderful and friendly .

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Gatineau, Canada
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5 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Was here for breakfast twice in the last couple of months and was disapointed by the appearance of the restaurant in the sense that the decor hasn't changed for many years even though the owners have changed. And speaking of the owners... boy are they bossy!! Instead of pulling their employees aside to inform them how she would like them... More 

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gatineau
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

I went in the other day and got helped by the hostess, she was preparing my table when some lady came up and asked how many people we were I said 2 but we are already being taken of she refused to listen to what I had just said and kept being persistent I don't know if she's the owner... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
2 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

We went in for breakfast a few times and had decent experiences. However, the last time we went for a visit the owner was there and took us to our seats. We did not have any idea as to who she was other than an employee working at matinal. My husband asked her if he could have a coffee and... More 

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Additional Information about Le Matinal

Address: 200 Rue Principale, Gatineau, Quebec J9H 6J8, Canada
Phone Number: +1 819-685-9175
Location: Canada  >  Quebec  >  Outaouais Region  >  Gatineau
Open Hours:
Sunday 6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Monday 6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday 6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday 6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Thursday 6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Friday 6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Saturday 6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 4 - 12

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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 - 12
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Monday
6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday
6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday
6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Friday
6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Saturday
6:00 am - 3:00 pm

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