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Matchbox - Capitol Hill

) #135 of 2,579 Restaurants in Washington DC ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ American, , Pizza
521 8th Street SE, Washington DC, DC 20003-2835
+1 202-548-0369
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good36%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (20 reviews)
“sliders” (24 reviews)
“pizza” (138 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 22:30All hours
American, Bar, Pizza, Gluten Free Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
521 8th Street SE, Washington DC, DC 20003-2835
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1 - 10 of 279 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

Went there with an old friend from college. I got the "crab burger" and my wife got the lamb. Both were delicious, and she loved the chickpea fries that came with hers. (I found them a bit gritty myself.) Even better, though, were all of...More

Thank WDavidTF
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived with a wide age range to enjoy dinner and this place delivered. Pizza was delicious and enjoyed by young and old. Grilled salmon was spectacular. The pear salad was a huge hit and I would order it again - delicious! Service was good....More

Thank juliebfromindy
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My family of 5 went here for dinner and had a great time with and awesome atmosphere ... The food was very good and at an affordable price. I would go back again ..

Thank millard j
Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

My entire family (me, 2 kids, hubby) fell in love with Matchbox. It was recommended to us, and it did not disappoint. We devoured our appetizers (we particularly loved the Crab and Avacado Tower), and the cucumber jalapeño margarita was heavenly. Our pizzas were incredible,...More

Thank lcp1019
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

A couple we met mentioned this and invited us along. We started with the 3-6-9 sliders (we got nine) with a pile of onion straws on top. So good! I got the chicken sandwich and hubby got the club. Very tasty. And neat atmosphere. Highly...More

Thank Michelle J
Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

Was in the area for a fun family weekend and had heard positive reviews.. we wanted to experience the sliders! We were not disappointed! The pizza was delicious and the sliders were loaded with onion straws! Price was reasonable and service was good as well!...More

Thank PamSB1
Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

Had a Margarita pizza. Excellent taste, service and atmosphere. Loved the experience. I would return again.

Thank Arlene R
Reviewed 18 May 2017

excellent food, great drinks, nice location. really good menu prices very reasonable would highly recommend.

Reviewed 11 April 2017

Six of us were seated in a big, comfortable, well padded booth...plenty of room. We had superb cocktails (my cucumber jalapeno margarita was great), and the burgers, sandwiches, pasta, pizza were all very tasty. I had the Bloody Mary burger and it was unique and...More

1  Thank HappyCamel42
Reviewed 8 April 2017

We went to Matchbox when our family was visiting us in DC. Their house made pizzas are great and the kids loved it. The pizza may cost little more than your run of the mill carryout variety however, the quality is way better and you...More

Thank KathyWSZ
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 29 - US$ 31
Lunch, Dinner, 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
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 23:30
10:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 521 8th Street 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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