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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 good25%
  • Average6%
  • 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 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
Reviewed 11 July 2018

I have been to the Matchbox Cafe several times. Its really the the most amazing little restaurant in the Rhinebeck area. The owner who is running this small place is proving you the feeling that you are at home. You can customise your burger the...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Gtal-GT
Reviewed 4 May 2018

I stay in Rhinebeck a couple of times a year for business. On my way back to my hotel (the Beekman Arms) I spotted this little roadside joint. I walked the .7 miles along Rte 9 and was transported. The owners bring a charming farm-to-table...More

Date of visit: May 2018
1  Thank rjfennell
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
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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