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Il Matto

71 Rue Saint-Pierre, Quebec City, Quebec G1K 4A4, Canada
+1 418-266-9444
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good23%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“pasta” (95 reviews)
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
71 Rue Saint-Pierre, Quebec City, Quebec G1K 4A4, Canada
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Reviewed yesterday

This restaurant is awesome. The staff was very accommodating for our big 10 person group that grew to 17 people. The meals were beautifully prepared and were delicious. Everyone seemed to enjoy their meals.

Thank Carlo C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Dinner at II Matto was wonderful. The atmosphere is cozy and upscale but not pretentious at all. We had drinks at the bar and then moved to our table. We ordered the pasta and meatballs and fish/pasta dish and shared a salad. The meatballs were...More

Thank Sandra I
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Delicious food, great staff! Very welcoming and a great first meal on our vacation in Quebec! I would definitely recommend eating here!

Thank RMGreenhouse
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had dinner last Saturday night in a nice Italian restaurant. I liked the ambiance, the music, decoration and location. The food was good, our antipasto was delicious, the filet-mignon was cooked to perfection but my veal masala was not so good. The veal was over-cooked...More

Thank ItalCatia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a great dinner at this restaurant. Be sure to book early. The place was bustling with a wonderful atmosphere, music, many servers/staff who were all very professional looking and very well suited to this location. We enjoyed bruschetta to start....huge portions, very tasty,...More

Thank michr
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We fled the tour group leader's recommendations and found Il Matto. It made the trip on a rainy day, worthwhile. It's a beautiful, tastefully decorated venue. It's menu is fill of recognizable and innovative dishes. We were not disappointed with our choices. The sauces were...More

Thank buckey44
Reviewed 13 April 2017

I am giving the restaurant three stars for two different reasons. When we received the menu, I asked the server for some help in translating some items on the menu, as my understanding of French is minimal. When it came to basic Italian terms such...More

Thank naomikaul
Reviewed 12 April 2017

The staff were fabulous, we had reservations but I mistakenly thought I had made them for a table not the bar and they were kind enough to accommodate us at a table even though the room was buzzing and very full. The Cesar salad was...More

Thank Dawn I
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Went here on our first night in Quebec City and was not disappointed. We ended up splitting the antipasto platter...and it was pure heaven. I'm a huge fan of charcuterie, but this was next level tasty! There was a nice mix of cheeses, meats and...More

Thank Sara J
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

The surroundings are great, we set at the bar with lots of action. The pastas and sauces and sauces were wonderful and the veal was exquisite. Service was wonderful! Thank you for a great evening.

Thank nhawthorn1
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Hi there, is this restaurant walking distance to the Chateau Frontenac? Also, is the menu printed in english by any chance?
1 February 2017|
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Response from MutualFun | Reviewed this property |
Yes, menu is offered in English II Matto is walking distance, but please recognize that it is located "downstairs". The funicular is available if walking the stairs presents a problem.
Penny K
How far of a walk from the Marriott hotel?
31 August 2016|
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Response from Tom G | Reviewed this property |
Penny II Mato is in the Lower City...If you are walking from the Marriot plan on at least 25 minutes....I feel your best route is to walk to the Chateau Frontenac and take the Funicular down to the Lower City...From the... More
Robert M
How far of a walk is it from the Le Saint Pierre Auberge Distinctive and is there a dress code.
20 August 2016|
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Response from 111JCB | Reviewed this property |
No dress code. I would not wear beach wear. Close enough to walk.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar Scene, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:30
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11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 14:00
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11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 71 Rue Saint-Pierre, Quebec City, Quebec G1K 4A4, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Quebec  >  Quebec City
  • Phone Number: +1 418-266-9444
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For a successful evening out, Hôtel 71’s restaurant Il Matto presents its distinguished guests with the finest of authentic Italian cuisine, brimming with comfort foods. Its trendy decor and festive ambience are also sure to please. A Matto signature experience is always a resounding success. Give true meaning to your visit here in the Old Capital.