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Matchbox Cafe

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$$ - $$$
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6242 Route 9, Rhinebeck, NY 12572-3629
+1 845-876-3911
09:30 - 20:00
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Wed - Mon 09:30 - 20:00
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2 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Small but everything tastes great and is made with fresh ingredients. Great food that comes with friendly service.

Thank Steven N
New York City, New York
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 March 2017

Not as cute as it may seem. On both visits I did not like the manner of the proprietor woman who this time descended to overt hostility. The only one eating there at the time, I asked that my rare (raw) burger be cooked a bit more and noted that the center was not even warm. For this extravagant request... More 

1 Thank celcel2016
Brooklyn, New York
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5 reviews
Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

Seriously, that was an amazing sandwich. I have no idea by what magic be got tomatoes and avocados like that in March, but there are some things that you most don't question. The espresso brownie was similarly amazing. There is simply no way to overstate the greatness of this place.

Thank Daniel E
New York City, New York
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40 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 February 2017

This place is the real deal: fresh, local, well-prepared foods, served in a quaint WPA stone building by charming, hospitable owners. It doesn't get better than this! Can't wait to return!

Thank annma
New York
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Tiny rustic homey feeling with great burgers and fries. Nice people friendly at atmosphere. Great outdoor space and yummy treats also.

Thank Heather K
New York City, New York
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4 reviews
Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

The food is fresh, tasty and the portions very generous. I had the best Veggie Burger I have ever eaten! The fries and onion rings were crisp, and the Chocolate chip cookies fantastic. The owners are welcoming and warm. The restaurant is very cozy. I look forward to returning, and trying many things on their appealing menu.

Thank caryntw
Poughkeepsie, New York
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 November 2016

Review Update: The Carrot Cake baked at Match Box is exceptional - 5 Carrots! Every bite is packed with deliciousness. The perfect blend of moist cake, real carrots and high-quality spices, wrapped in a light cream cheese and a grated coconut filling. Heaven. A worthy rival to Oprah’s favorite red velvet cake produced by baker and Co-Match Box owner Sam... More 

Thank don d
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37 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

Sisters and spouses together for an outing. Excellent burgers and great Reuben's. Chicken salad with avocado and bacon sandwich large enough for 2 meals or to share. Recommend getting dessert as take out for later in the day.

Thank Charlotte W
Fair Lawn, New Jersey
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

This place had great sandwiches and I'm quite sure you could not go wrong with anything on the menu. Nice friendly service with a casual atmosphere. The deserts including red velvet cheesecake all looked great although I passed on them.

Thank stevelm57
Red Hook
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 19 October 2016

I love this place! The chicken salad sandwich is to die for. As are the burgers. Have never tried the desserts, but they look great. I keep telling myself to try the meatloaf, but I just like the chicken salad too much.

Thank Monica R

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Cafe
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:30 - 20:00
09:30 - 20:00
09:30 - 20:00
09:30 - 20:00
09:30 - 20:00
09:30 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6242 Route 9, Rhinebeck, NY 12572-3629
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Rhinebeck
  • Phone Number: +1 845-876-3911

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?