Brunch to go: 4 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!
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
Wednesday to Friday: 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. | Saturdays and Sundays: 9:30 a.m. to 2 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
Everyday 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
Wednesday to Sunday, from 8 a.m. to 2 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!