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Matterson House

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1682 Peninsula Rd., Ucluelet, British Columbia V0R 3A0, Canada
+1 250-726-2200
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11:00 - 21:00
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Wed - Sun 11:00 - 21:00
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Kansas City, Kansas
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We ate early but snagged the last unreserved table and was so glad we did. food was great and the place unique. service was good.

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Thank Ivy_Irish
Victoria, Canada
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24 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

After a long day of hiking, Matterson House was recommended for dinner. The restaurant was full when we arrived so we took this as a good sign. The bread did not seem to be fresh baked, but rather seemed like a large hamburger bun purchased from the grocery store. The salad was gritty. The pasta was uninspired. If you like... More 

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Thank J C
Vancouver, Canada
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571 reviews
255 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 309 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Having dinner here made me feel like I was back home having a big home-cooked Sunday dinner. The inside of this 90 year old house is cozy and warm. The service was friendly and very efficient. I had a difficult time choosing from the varied menu but finally decided on a pasta dish " Verde Pesche" and was very glad... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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21 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a lovely restaurant. A great setting in an old style house with about 10 tables. Very good menu with a lot of choice. The matterson chicken was outstanding. Great customer service and a peaceful refined setting, without being pretentious. Not to expensive given the high quality of the food.

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Thank Maddy-paws
Calgary, Canada
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First time to Ucluelet and after doing some research and confirming our choice to dine here by the front desk clerk at Waters Edge my boyfriend and I were beyond impressed! Our server was amazing, a young girl from Quebec unfortunately I didn't get her name, truly made our night! Thank you for that! We started with manila clams (... More 

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Thank doug92610
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Such a lovely place to sit and have a sweet treat! The lady that owns this restaurant is so nice and welcoming

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Thank Laura C
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4 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I arrived to an empty restaurant for dinner. The restaurant is situated in a small character house on the main drag of Ucluelet. I had a large and delicious spinach salad with broiled chicken breast, a generous glass of house Malbec and chocolate mousse dessert . The food was only part of the charm of the Matterson House; the owner/server... More 

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Thank Kathryn M
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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25 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food was meticulously prepared and the owners' pride is evident. You have to try the homemade blackberry vinaigrette salad dressing!

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Thank Carol G
tweed heads
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24 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 April 2017

The food was well cooked with generous portions. The service was friendly and very efficient. The restaurant is in a quaint historical house. We arrived early and managed to get a table without booking but the restaurant filled quickly so would recommend making a reservation.This restaurant would be suitable for children. We ordered the Halibut which was a good choice.

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Thank SEN19
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52 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Thee is a wide number of choices for eating in Uculet. This is one of the top restaurants. we enjoyed excellent service and the food was also excellent. well priced.

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Thank Hilford B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Canadian, Soups, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 21:00
Saturday
11:00 - 21:00
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?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?