Brunch to go: 6 places to discover!
Savoury brunch, sweet brunch, small decaf or large latte: is brunch your favourite meal of the day? Enjoy it wherever you like: at home, in the park or by the river. Choose your brunch box and support the Outaouais’ restaurant owners, without compromising on flavour or freshness.
Whether you’re a fan of chocolate waffles or more of an eggs Benedict type, here are some suggestions of restaurants that serve the best brunches, now available for takeout or delivery to your home. We’re already licking our fingers!
Les Flavoureux – Gourmet Catering Service
For hearty and tasty meals, call on Les Flavoureux and their themed brunches for special occasions like Mother’s Day. This caterer also offers prepared meals for all occasions, and snacks delivered to the workplace. You’re sure to love their wide variety of freshly prepared dishes made with locally sourced products.
30 Ducharme Street, Unit 400, Gatineau
Bistro CoqLicorne in Old Hull serves a tempting brunch menu every weekend, featuring items with names like VH’s Forbidden Fruit, Bananas in Pyjamas and Rooster’s Crow. Enjoy charcoal-smoked salmon, French toast grilled cheese and puffed pancakes. The bistro also offers vegetarian options.
59 Laval Street, Gatineau
In the heart of the beautiful village of Old Chelsea, Tonique has mastered the art of brunch. Take home a breakfast prepared with fresh, organic Quebec ingredients. From gourmet crepes to avocado toast to brioche bread, you’ll be more than satisfied! The restaurant also offers several gluten-free and vegan options. Perfect for getting your strength up before heading out for a hike in Gatineau Park!
18 Scott Road, Chelsea
This cozy restaurant in Val-Tétreau is known for its brunch plates and delicious sandwiches. Edgar serves hot breakfasts on weekends. Smoked cheddar waffles, cornflake-breaded onion rings, pulled pork, poached eggs or classic Dutch baby: take home a box full of goodness!
60 Bégin Street, Gatineau
Brunch is served Saturdays and Sundays from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. The gourmet food shop is open until 5 p.m.
Astoria Bistro botanique
Located a few steps from the Ottawa River, this botanical bistro will surprise you with its original gluten-free menu featuring local and seasonal ingredients. Have you ever had a lavender or beet latte? And what can we say about their breakfast poutine and their S’mores waffles? The food here is simply a treat!
80 Promenade du Portage, Gatineau
Wednesday through Sunday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
La Maladroite crêperie
La Maladroite is the place to go for the best crepes, galettes and grilled cheese sandwiches in the Outaouais! Located in Buckingham, the creperie offers a menu made with fresh, organic and local products, with vegan, keto and children’s options. For an avalanche of berries and caramel fleur de sel, try the Chant-de-l’heure paired with a fair trade coffee. Yummy!
551 De Buckingham Avenue, Gatineau
Saturdays and Sundays from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.
For classic brunches, consider La Toquade or Ben & Florentine, and check out L’Aviateur restaurant (overlooking the Gatineau Airport runway), which will delight you with its breakfast pizza and its many takeout options.
Have we whetted your appetite? Now all you have to do is choose your next brunch and enjoy it in a bucolic setting next to one of the most beautiful waterfalls in the Outaouais!