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1682 Peninsula Rd., Ucluelet, British Columbia V0R 3A0, Canada
250.726.2200
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Good for:
Families with children
Romance
Local cuisine

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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
Outstanding meal

My wife and I had and outstanding meal at the Matterson House restaurant. We both had a penne pasta dish with shrimp and scallops. The restaurant had a nice choice of entrees and everything looked attractive.It is located in a converted, small house and reservations are strongly recommended.On a... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 20, 2015
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Portland, OR
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Romance
  • Local cuisine
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
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282 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Portland, OR
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56 reviews 56 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

My wife and I had and outstanding meal at the Matterson House restaurant. We both had a penne pasta dish with shrimp and scallops. The restaurant had a nice choice of entrees and everything looked attractive.It is located in a converted, small house and reservations are strongly recommended.On a previous trip, I actually saw folks turned away if they didn't... More 

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vancouver island
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97 reviews 97 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015 via mobile

While we love the quaintness if this old house and restaurant , it is very small inside and not much if any deck if any to sit at . The food is good but the menu seems the same from the last time we were there not much changed while that is okay sometimes this menu needs and infusion some... More 

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Parksville, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

We went for breakfast both mornings, they have the biggest slices of bacon you have ever seen! The make their own bread, & grind their own coffee. The portions are huge too. Very nice selection for a dinner menu but we were too beat to get out of the hot tub & get dressed to go there! Next time though

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Duncan, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

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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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant 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
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94 reviews 94 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 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
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54 reviews 54 reviews
26 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
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25 reviews 25 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 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
37 helpful votes 37 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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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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