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Matchbox - Capitol Hill

₹₹ - ₹₹₹American, , Pizza
521 8th Street SE, Washington DC, DC 20003-2835
+1 202-548-0369
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good36%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (21 reviews)
“sliders” (24 reviews)
“pizza” (141 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 AM - 10:30 PMAll hours
American, Bar, Pizza, Gluten Free Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
521 8th Street SE, Washington DC, DC 20003-2835
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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 4 weeks ago 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 4 weeks ago 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 14 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 6 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
Reviewed 26 August 2017

We found Matchbox about 9 years ago and ate at the one near the Verizon Center whenever we were in DC. Was dog sitting in the Capital Hill area and tried this Matchbox and it lived up to our standards. There were 3 of us...More

Thank Ragz4
Reviewed 21 August 2017

Came here after a parade, pizza are small and thin, order a long island ice tea had very little liquor in it. They do offer military discount the manager on duty did help us with that. Great place for a quick meal, we had mini-burgers,...More

Thank SantoDR
Reviewed 17 August 2017

I do not understand why this place is popular. The signature pizza is like a soogy cracker with glop on top. Even our server said if you are looking for NYC or Jersey style pizza you will be disappointed. We were. Service is mediocre despite...More

Thank dpz1766
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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
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
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 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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