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Matchbox Cafe

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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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Poughkeepsie, New York
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles 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
5 of 5 bubbles 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
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 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
Tampa, Florida
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15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

Sure the restaurant is cute, but the menu is limited, overpriced & not very tasty. The $8.50 bowl of chili was served in a plastic cup & was not very good. It left a bitter taste in my mouth. $15.75 for a chicken parm. sandwich for lunch. $15.75 for a shrimp po boy for lunch. The bun used for the... More 

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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016

If you are looking for a restaurant that serves HUGE hamburgs this is the place to go. My husband and I were looking for a place to eat on Route 9 and happened to find this cute little place. Everything on the menu sounded delicious, tough choice to decide what we wanted. My husband and I both chose the cheeseburgers... More 

Thank Bette H
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

Loved the nachos and French toast. Mom had a custom made egg scramble that was so well done. Such a hidden gem!

Thank Samantha Q
brooklyn, ny
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126 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

Looking for a good spot in Rhinebeck away from the town crowd. The people who run this place obviously love what they do as it comes out in the food and baked goods. Tiny spot with tons of great food. Stop by and try this place you won't be disappointed. I had a PO Boy and it was one of... More 

Thank bklyn550
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016

We often stop at the Matchbox Café when taking rides along the Hudson. We have been there for dinner and lunch and both offer great dining options. Not fancy, but the food is delicious and the people are helpful and attentive.

Thank Cynthia C
Pine Plains, New York, USA
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189 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

Every time we eat here we have a great time. The food is consistently great. I'm currently obsessed with the shrimp po'boy. Absolutely every thing they make is delicious. If you can manage to save room for dessert you will have a hard time choosing but no matter what sweet you pick you will be in for a treat. The... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Cafe
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
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?