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Matchbox Cafe


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

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Matchbox Famous Challah French Toast w/ Bacon
served with real maple syrup
Egg Sandwich
on Toasted Sesame Bun; served with fries
2 Eggs Almost any Style
served w/toast and fries
Breakfast Burger
Grass Fed, Grain Finished Local Beef served with fried egg on top and housemade fries
Matchbox Breakfast Veggieburger
served w/fried egg on top and housemade fries
Breakfast Salad
With scrambled or fried eggs on top. Red leaf lettuce, tomatoes, avocado, mushrooms, vidalia onion served with housemade mustard vinaigrette dressing
Homemade Fresh Baked Mac 'N Cheese
served w/homemade chips
Matchbox Grass Fed Grain
finished all Beef Burgers served on a toasted potato bun with ketchup and garlic mayo w/ housemade fries
Matchbox Veggieburger
a large, luscious vegan burger made of spinach, zucchini, potato, vidalia onion served on a toasted bun with lettuce, tomato, avocado, garlic mayo and housemade fries
Matchbox Hot Dog
served on a toasted bun with homemade potato chips add mustard, ketchup, sauerkraut, or relish-tell us what you like
With Grilled Chicken on Top $19.5
With Grilled Strip Steak on Top $26.0
With Grilled Beef Burger on Top $16.5
With Veggieburger on Top $15.5
Large Tossed Salad
w/red leaf lettuce, tomato, avocado, mushroom, vidalia onion, house dressing
Side Salad
Lg. Order Fries
1/2 Order Fries
Full, uncut cakes and pies always available!
Best Tasting, Award Winning Assorted Cookies
1/4lb. chocolate chunk, or white chocolate chunk, or peanut butter chocolate chunk, or oatmeal raisin
Big, Fat, Chocolate Brownies
Butterfinger or Double Espresso
Shmoogies! Giant All Chocolate Sandwich Cookie
Matchbox Signature Matchstix Cookies
Matchbox Seasonal Painted Butter Cookies
Huge Rice Krispy Treats with or without Chocolate Top
Matchbox Super Moist Cupcakes
Matchbox Amazing Red Velvet Slice or Matchbox Amazing Carrot Cake
Matchbox Homemade Ice Cream Sandwiches
Farm to table, made from scratch, all natural comfort food and cookies. Home of the Matchbox veggie FarmBurger- the most delicious handmade, all natural Veggie Burger.
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
American, Cafe
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Very cozy atmosphere with some very cozy comfort food. Really friendly owner as well. Great diverse selection for being a smaller joint.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank mleafer
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I'm a resident of Rhinebeck. This is our go-to spot. Sam always has amazing treats and a great specials menu. He is one of the most generous hearts you will meet along with his wife who comprise most of the staff... Only a few tables...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Robert M
Reviewed 11 November 2018 via mobile

Stopped in for a late lunch and ordered the cheeseburger. It was fantastic. Everything that came out if the kitchen looked great as did the baked goods. You can bring your own beer!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Chrissytravis10
Reviewed 15 October 2018

We have been to this local hot spot several times, it's a bit over rated. It can be very crowded. I wish it were better.

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank N5660NKamyd
Reviewed 29 August 2018

The atmosphere is cozy and comfortable, fantastic owners and the staff is always smiling. The burger was cooked perfect and was nice and juicy. The fries are the best in the area and were real, hand cut and delicious. I am happy to have found...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank A7064GRkathleenb
Reviewed 16 August 2018

Fabulous food, wonderful owners, and air conditioned room to eat in on this hot summer day! The owners once owned a bakery in NYC and so the desserts were so enticing. Although we were full, we took one of their amazing espresso brownies to go....More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Kathryn P
Reviewed 28 July 2018

My daughter and I stopped by this roadside cafe after visiting FDR's home near Rhinebeck, NY. The story behind it is lovely and you must take time to read it's little history on the menu. It is a tiny little place with good food that...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Fiona403
Reviewed 16 July 2018

This place is my FAVORITE in the area. It really IS a hidden gem. I absolutely love everything I've ordered on that menu, which is cooked to perfection -- from fried eggs to sandwiches to burgers to hand-cut french fries. It's an endless list. Each...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank BethAnnFinn
Reviewed 15 July 2018 via mobile

The phrase “hidden gem” gets thrown around a lot, but The Matchbox Cafe is just that. We stopped here for a quick dinner on my husband’s recommendation. In his words, “they serve one of the best burgers I’ve ever had.” When we pulled up, I...More

Date of visit: July 2018
1  Thank Teacher360
Reviewed 14 July 2018

Took a rid to Matchbox café, a place we have passed repeatedly in the past, but having read a review in the local paper, decided to make it a destination. It was worth the trip. Tiny is the proper description, and best to go when...More

Date of visit: July 2018
1  Thank bert0ff
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