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Matterson House

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1682 Peninsula Rd., Ucluelet, British Columbia V0R 3A0, Canada
250.726.2200
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
Good for:
Families with children
Romance
Local cuisine
Breakfast/Brunch
Lunch
Dinner
Reservations

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  • 124
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  • 108
    Very good
  • 34
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  • 9
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  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Dinner was great

Charming little house and extremely friendly service. Location was close but everything in Ucluelet is close.

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 21, 2015
steverettie
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Duncan, Canada
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Romance
  • Local cuisine
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
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279 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Duncan, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015 NEW

Charming little house and extremely friendly service. Location was close but everything in Ucluelet is close.

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Oakville, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

We had a great meal with attentive service. The ambience was quaint and cozy. Loved the history of the restaurant too. the food was delicious!

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Qualicum Beach, Canada
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

This charming old building is a delightful environment to enjoy good food delivered by a friendly and witty owner. Good value for your money. Loved the seafood chowder in particular.

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Vancouver, Canada
Top Contributor
94 reviews 94 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

Loved the ambiance of this old timer. Excellent breakfast. Owner operated. Do not miss going here. Bring your appetite.

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Alberta, Canada
Senior Contributor
49 reviews 49 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

Matterson House Restaurant is really small businesses.and the Restaurant just like home. Food was not too special but the services was really wonderful. Like a family! Warm and sweet!

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Vancouver, Canada
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

The hosts were lovely people and the restaurant had lots of local history too. It was winter so this was one of the few restaurants opened. Both of us order seafood bowl, it came with freshly baked whole potato, broccoli, and a big bowl of seafood cooked in the tomato broth. Lots of scallop, shrimp, prawn and big chunks of... More 

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Coquitlam, Canada
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78 reviews 78 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

We never visit Ucluelet from our home in Coquitlam without at least one visit to this gem of a restaurant. Not a fancy place by any means - just a throw-back to the days when a homey atmosphere, friendly low-key service and perfectly-cooked home-style food were things to value. The menu offers plenty of variety, and there's a great wine... More 

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Yellowknife
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30 reviews 30 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015 via mobile

Had lunch and breakfast here. Service excellent. Food excellent,home cooked with care and good ingredients. Prices very reasonable. Central location. Perfect sized menu. Would definitely reccomend.

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Vancouver
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

Stayed in Ukee over New Years and stopped in for breakfast as it is a must. Yes the restaurant is a bit of a time warp but we have been in for breakfast every time we have stated in Ukee and we have never been disappointed. One of the best breakfast places

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

Passing by this nice looking house and looking for an open restaurant on Jan 1st 2015, we thought that we could come inside and have a little something to eat. We did no mistake! Food was delicious and perfect for a cold day

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Restaurant Details

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: 250.726.2200

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Romance, Local cuisine

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