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1699 Rockville Pike, Rockville, MD 20852-1619
+1 301-816-0369
10:00 - 23:30
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Sun 10:00 - 22:30
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 22:30
Fri 11:00 - 23:30
Sat 10:00 - 23:30
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Rockville, Maryland
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38 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

One of my favorite restaurants, the Matchbox is almost always crowded. Great food, most of the staff is wonderful, and their drinks are good. Can be noisy so go early.

Thank Fauzia T
Level Contributor
43 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

They're there. Lots of choices in the menu. Pizza is hit or miss (it comes out overdone sometimes). What's pretty consistent is their 369 sliders topped with onion straws. My husband used to enjoy the Trio which isn't available any longer. Wish they would bring that back. We also loved the donuts for dessert but that's removed from the menu... More 

Thank Lpsc
Kensington, Maryland
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25 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My family found the restaurant quite nice, including a good pizza, good service and a modern and comfortable decor and environment. We had a late lunch there and left just as the evening at the bar was just getting underway, so we were not there at crunch time on a Friday. Nonetheless, a very nice meal and all-around nice experience.... More 

Thank Paul C
Silver Spring, Maryland
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73 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My friends say the beef sliders were of quality beef. They loved them. I had the crab/avocado tower, the calamari, the creme of crab soup, and the rigatoni. The soup was seasoned perfectly and made me feel calm and relaxed. The calamari was tender and well seasoned. The rigatoni was a bit spicy for me, but the pasta was cooked... More 

Thank Terri S
Glen Burnie, Maryland
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3 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The only reason this place is getting two and not one stars is because the pizzas we had were good. It all comes down to service. We were there on a Saturday afternoon around 2:00. It was busy, but not full. The upstairs had no one there. We were seated and greeted by our server (Maria I think) and all... More 

Thank mmccormick33
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25 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I really want to like this restaurant because the ambiance is great but the pizza and service are just so so.

Thank Reviewer719848
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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437 reviews
250 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 201 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Sunday lunch was delicious; crab/avocado appetizer and a meatball grinder. Everything home made and fresh. A bit pricey but a really lovely atmosphere; it felt like a special occasion and not just lunch.

Thank GypsyTraveller94
Rockville, Maryland
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27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Matchbox is a great place for groups that don't always like the same food. Great beer and cocktails, a diverse salad menu, popular pizzas, good meat and fish. Yummy desserts. Good size servings. This is one of our go to places. You can always find something good to eat or drink! It gets crowded, but the waits aren't terrible.

Thank Goingplaces64
Potomac, Maryland
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398 reviews
328 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

We hadn't been here for a while. Came for a weekday lunch, but still needed a reservation! Good salads and pizza. Emmanuel was a very personable server.

Thank RonFG
Columbia, Maryland
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19 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

Have been to Matchbox many times over the years...I'm not a huge fan of their pizza but their sliders are amazing!!! With a huge pile of onion straws on top. Soooo good. This visit I had the crispy half chicken with asparagus and mashed potatoes and everything was cooked just right. Really good meal!!! :-)

Thank Haristhna

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 30 - US$ 30
American, Bar, Pizza, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids
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: 1699 Rockville Pike, Rockville, MD 20852-1619
  • Public Transportation: Located across the street from the Twinbrook Metro (red line)
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Montgomery County  >  Rockville
  • Phone Number: +1 301-816-0369

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