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Matterson House

1682 Peninsula Rd., Ucluelet, British Columbia V0R 3A0, Canada
250.726.2200
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Ranked #8 of 29 restaurants in Ucluelet
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
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  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
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English first
Kawartha Lakes, Canada
Top Contributor
55 reviews 55 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 NEW

Matterson House was one of the places recommended by our B&B Hosts.... we should have gone elsewhere for dinner :( A charming hostess seated us at our table which, by the way, was nearly within elbow's reach with other tables..... far too crowded a dining room for any kind of relaxed or romantic atmosphere. Started with a bowl of seafood... More

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Brenham, Texas
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

We ate two delicious meals there! Staff was terrific and the food even better ;) Wanted to eat a third there but was closed on Monday. so sad...

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Christow, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

Called in here just before we left Ucluelet, why didn't we try it earlier. Went in for breakfast, it was very busy, but we still got very good service, the chap being very friendly, didn't rush us or anything. We had the best omelettes ever! If you are lucky enough to go to Uclulet, must have breakfast here!

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Apeldoorn, The Netherlands
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64 reviews 64 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

According to the host of the motel we stayed, Matterson House is one of the favorites of the locals. This may be true, but it did not become our favorite. The menu mainly was based on fish dishes, but we ordered some things based on meat. Maybe that's not their thing, as what we got lacked the creativity, presentation and... More

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Belle Mead, NJ
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22 reviews 22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

We had lunch at the Matterson House on June 27, 2014 and really enjoyed the meal. The bread is homemade and very tasty. The prices are quite reasonable - especially for Ucluelet which, along with Tofino, tends to have expensive restaurants because it costs a lot to ship food to the area.

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Whistler, Canada
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

My boyfriend and I went here in June 2014 for my birthday, yes, it's in a house, yes, it's small and if you like personal space and no interactions with other people, this may not be the place for you.. But we loved it, great personal service, the hostess was lovely and did her best to please and give recommendations.... More

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Colorado
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62 reviews 62 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

Matterson House is literally that, a house, and a small one at that; very cramped. They have a great looking menu but the dinners that my wife and I had fell flat. We opened with their chowder which was pretty good. The BC house merlot was a bit weak (at first I thought they brought a blush by mistake). We... More

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Longmont, Colorado
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25 reviews 25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014 via mobile

Very small...we were not very comfortable at the table we got and we had a reservation. The Merlot was not good! They need help with there scallop recipes. Not much flavor there. The bread was on the dry side. Very sweet waitress. The Seafood Chowder was very good.

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Sooke, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

So good, we ate here 3 nights out of 5. My husband was impressed with every item he ordered. I loved the clam chowder (one of the best I had), Caesar's salad with extra moist chicken. My husband enjoyed his burger twice and his Straw and Hay pasta the 3rd time.

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Penticton, British Columbia, Canada
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

I liked the food was very yummy. I had a cod burger which has a delicious huge pan fried piece of cod on a fresh bun, lettuce, red onion and tomato. The potato salad on a nice piece of lettuce was ok but would have preferred french fries. Small quaint dining area overlooking the bay and has a rich history... More

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