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Matterson House

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Canadian, Soups, Seafood
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1682 Peninsula Rd., Ucluelet, British Columbia V0R 3A0, Canada
+1 250-726-2200
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Sunday
Closed
Hours:
Tue - Sat 8:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Comox, Canada
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120 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This dining room with seating for 25 or so features several specialty dishes. If you are a salad connoisseur make sure you try Sandy's Blackberry Vinaigrette. The service is exceptional and the cuisine is delectable. Don't be disappointed, make a reservation.

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Thank TeachersTravel
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food was so good, we came back the next day to try more if the menu items. Staff is very friendly, always smiling and happy. A must in Ukee.

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Thank Bob M
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21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Tired from hiking. We have seen this little place for 5 years. Never tried it. Well,today we did. Fabulous food, freshly cooked and flavour. Then we had dessert. What a little gem. People were friendly and helpful on local sights and hiking trails. You gotta eat here.

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1 Thank Harleyridermarc
Vancouver, Canada
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely restaurant, cool history, and their Matterson Monster burger is to DIE FOR!! I highly recommend you visit this gem if you are in Ucluelet!

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Qualicum Beach, Canada
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17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were 2 days in Ucluelet and ate here 3 times! 2 dinners, the Matterson Chicken is exceptional, almond and with a raspberry cream. The seafood chowder is very tasty. Warm fresh bread. Quaint little house, right on main street

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Thank jensa846
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We like eating at Matterson House when in Ucluelet. The menu is good, service very friendly and good value.

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1 Thank Denyse P
Qualicum Beach, Canada
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164 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 16, 2016

This is a 1930's house with a colorful past, now serving as a charming, family run, country-style restaurant. It has a nice big welcoming porch across the front but it's way too cold on this frosty night in December. Inside its warm and friendly and the service is good. There's lots of variety on the menu and the prices are... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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6 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 3, 2016

A great place to have dinner. The local history is fun to learn. You can spend lots or little. The clam chowder is very good.

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Thank Joanne J
Nanaimo, Canada
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192 reviews
132 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 1, 2016 via mobile

We been in Ucluelet for over a week and decided to go 'out' for dinner. We choose this restaurant because of the ratings. This is indeed a cozy at home style restaurant (about 10 tables) with home cooked meals and baking. We ordered the Halibut dinner and the Chicken Pasta dinner. It was pretty good and plenty of it. I... More 

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Vancouver Island, Canada
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27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 1, 2016

Family owned and run for over 20 years. That it has lasted this long is testament to their excellent food and service. Here on vacation we were surprised the owner was, due to credit card issues, willing to let us leave and trust to return two days hence to pay our $100 bill.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Canadian, Soups, Seafood
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children, Dining on a budget, Kids, Special occasions
Open Hours
Tuesday
8:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
8:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
8:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
8:30 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
8:30 am - 9:00 pm
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: +1 250-726-2200

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