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Matchbox - Capitol Hill

521 8th St SE, Washington DC, DC 20003-2835
+1 202-548-0369
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good36%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (22 reviews)
“sliders” (24 reviews)
“pizza” (146 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pizza, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
521 8th St SE, Washington DC, DC 20003-2835
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We had a very enjoyable evening at Matchbox. We hosted a coworker's going away party here and had a blast. The waitress was very accommodating. The bartender I believe Lawrence was spectacular. All of us enjoyed the pizza, calamari and lobster dish.We are actually going...More

Thank Dcemperor
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wanted a low-key dinner for our New Years. Very hipster place with a nice vibe. Our waiter was a bit quirky (could barely understand him) but we liked him. Ordered a pizza to share, and the pepperoni was real! Not crazy pricey and pretty good...More

Thank Andrea D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Four adults with a 6 and 9 year old had a delightful impromptu dinner after a movie. Pizzas were first class as was the cocktail menu. If this is a chain we need a lot more.

Thank BloodyLegion
Reviewed 6 December 2017

Matchbox is a neighborhood staple and never disappoints. I've been here a few times, and the pizza is always delicious. Wife and I split a chicken pesto pizza and a meatball pizza last time, and we couldn't have been happier. They have a pretty good...More

Thank Danny S
Reviewed 20 November 2017 via mobile

Omg this place is amazing, I had never been to this place but I had heard a lot about it. Trust me every word was true. My friends and I had brunch there on Saturday. I had the crabcake Benedict and it melted in my...More

Thank littlejohnja
Reviewed 18 November 2017 via mobile

Hadn’t been to Matchbox in a long long time. Had the Fire and Smoke (very Spivey all veggie pizza) which was really superb. Great crust. A good place to linger.

Thank Carroll C
Reviewed 19 October 2017

What appears as a hole in the wall next to Chinatown is a large restaurant with great service. Don't mistake this place as a pizzeria, as the burgers are excellent and the veggies choices great. we had variety of Pizza, burgers and a bean burger...More

Thank supermojomom
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

I love their drinks, and the food is superb! The apple pear salad is the best!!!!! MY FAVORITE!!! They are known for Brick oven pizza, but they have a very diverse menu. The Brunch is AWESOME!!! AND, you've got to get the fruit pizza for...More

Thank TaeDoug
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Heavenly combo- Jalapeño cucumber margarita paired with wood oven smoked pizzas fire+smoke fire roasted , Spanish onion chipotle pepper tomato sauce

Thank veenashenoy
Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

We got the 3 slider appetizer and the pear salad and loved it! The whole family enjoyed so much - that we went back a few days later with friends. We'll be back!

Thank HoustonTexasDad
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$29 - US$31
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 11:30 PM
10:00 AM - 11:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 521 8th St SE, Washington DC, DC 20003-2835
    (H Street)
  • Public Transportation: Eastern Market Metro
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC
  • Phone Number: +1 202-548-0369
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