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It was here in Chinatown that the Matchbox story began. This narrow, rectangular building was three stories tall, fifteen feet wide, and looked like a matchbox. It stood vacant for so long, a tree grew inside of it, like kindling waiting to start a new fire. Walk past the torch that lights our front door, come in and smell the hot, crackling fire from two brick ovens. Have a seat inside, where we built the reclaimed timber and steel finishes with our own hands, or relax in the sunny atrium that was once an alleyway. Wherever you choose, there’s plenty of space for intimate dinners, large parties and get-togethers. Touch vintage matchboxes from our personal collections, inset on every table,
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This place is a lot bigger than it looks from the street! My family and I came here for dinner two different times while in DC because we enjoyed the food and excellent service. Everything we tried during our two visits (3 pizzas, pasta dish,...More
A great place to sync up before a Caps game. Although the entrance is narrow, this place is surprisingly large with the various rooms they have on different levels.
They are known for their Wood Fired Pizzas (which are very good). But do not hesitate...More
This is a nice warm place on a cold evening and is bigger than it looks from the outside so don't be put off that there might be a wait. We enjoyed the pizza and the service was very good. The prices are high but...More
First time eating here. It was a very cozy and dem lit enviornment on a raining day. The layout is multi-level with adeqate spacing. I felt the menu was a little limited but still had good options. The portion of cheesecake I ordered was good...More
The 4 of us were staying at the Ritz so we decided since Matchbox was located 20 seconds away, we decided to go for their happy hour. Place was crowded and had a fun atmosphere. Our appetizers were very good which included spinach dip, buffalo...More
I was a solo traveller and sat at the bar. The service was speedy and pleasant. Liquor menu reasonably priced. The have a bigger food menu then I was expecting. I had the Pesto Artichoke pizza (small) and it was very good. It was enough...More