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Matchbox Cafe

6242 Route 9, one half mile south of the Beekman Arms. We have our own parking., Rhinebeck, NY 12572-3629
+1 845-876-3911
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good26%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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6242 Route 9, one half mile south of the Beekman Arms. We have our own parking., Rhinebeck, NY 12572-3629
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a charming outpost in Rhinebeck, the jewel of the Hudson Valley! Artisan breakfasts and lunches. Very casual dinner. A key attribute is that it is BYOB for dinner. The bake shop is first rate, representing the historical background of the owners. If you are...More

Thank Mark G
Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

Although matchbox is a bit more expensive than your average lunch, it is great quality. My favorite of all is there veggie burger. Moist and delicious, unlike any I’ve ever had! Hand cut fries or onion rings are perfect too!

Thank ChantalUES
Reviewed 10 December 2017

We recently stopped in for lunch on a trip to Rhinebeck. The woman at the counter where we placed or order was friendly and helpful handing us a menu as we were reading the specials on the board. The seating is limited but we had...More

Thank Robert C
Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

This is a best place for burgers, Reuben and red velvet cake. Burgers are perfectly cooked and the Reuben is like you've never tasted before. Best red velvet cake I've tasted for sure. Looks little dinky and old from outside but the food here is...More

Thank frequenttravler20
Reviewed 24 October 2017 via mobile

This is a small building on Route 9 by itself. The owner/operator was charming and friendly. The food is homemade and delicious. The seating area is tiny. The baked goods looked awesome! Stop in for a delicious burger or special.

Thank sharon m
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Love this cute restaurant in a stone building right on the outskirts of Rhinebeck. Delicious sandwiches and amazing baked desserts.

Thank BTKBrooklyn
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

Stopped by for lunch with the family after hiking and was pleasantly surprised. The host was knowledgeable and friendly. The choices were varied enough for everyone in the family to find something they wanted including a picky eater of 11! The food was very good...More

Thank Pat551
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Stopped here for lunch and the food was great. We had a burger with fries and grilled chicken sandwich with fries. Bothe lunches were cooked as ordered and delicious. I must warn you that it you need some time if you are going here for...More

Thank michael p
Reviewed 3 September 2017

this was our first visit to The Matchbox Cafe. It is a small jewel. Upon entering we were warmly greeted. This was a late lunch and one order was for a hot dog and the other for a steak sandwich. The food was delicious and...More

Thank Christine B
Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

Don't let this little dinky place fool you. Their burgers are one of the best I've tried. And the red velvet cake is really incomparable. A must try in Rhinebeck. Great food!

Thank frequenttravler20
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6242 Route 9, one half mile south of the Beekman Arms. We have our own parking., Rhinebeck, NY 12572-3629
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Rhinebeck
  • Phone Number: +1 845-876-3911
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.
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