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Matchbox - Rockville
Matchbox - Rockville

Matchbox - Rockville Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://www.matchboxrockville.com
  • Phone: (301) 816-0369
  • Hours of Operation: Monday - Thursday: 11:00am - 10:30pm Friday: 11:00am - 11:30pm Saturday: 10:00am - 11:30pm Sunday: 10:00am - 10:30pm Brunch: Saturday & Sunday: 10:00am - 3:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: American
  • Executive Chef: Jon McArthur
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Fireplace, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Private Party Facilities: Matchbox-Rockville offers 3 distinct private event spaces for all of your special occasions. A brand new and beautiful property centrally located on Rockville Pike.
  • Private Party Contact: Alisia Kleinmann (866) 945-0085
  • Entertainment: Sunday Jazz 11am - 2pm
  • Special Events & Promotions: Matchbox was designed to offer a number of different choices in planning your event. Toast your guests with a delicious infused martini or spread out in our spacious and inviting dining room.

Getting there

  • Public Transit: Located across the street from the Twinbrook Metro (red line)
  • Parking: Public Lot
  • Parking Details: Ample parking in adjacent lot
A word from Matchbox - Rockville
Matchbox offers fresh American inspired food and drink in a modern and eco-friendly setting. Our menu includes brick oven pizza, miniburgers, fresh seafood, and a fantastic brunch. Guests can dine on our outdoor patio in nice weather. As the winner of best new restaurant, Matchbox takes brick oven pizzas to a new level.Continued
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Awards voted by OpenTable diners
  • Diners' Choice WinnerGreat for Lunch
  • Diners' Choice WinnerKid Friendly
  • Diners' Choice WinnerAmerican
Diner Reviews
  • "Matchbox is a regular venue for business lunches for me. The ability to guarantee a table at a specific time combined with great food, great service and an atmoshere that's quiet enough to have a conversation but busy enough not to be overheard makes this restaurant my top choice for business lunches in Rockville. This time I had the Spicy Cajun Tuna, my companion had the Squash / Apple Soup (Special) with a Wedge Salad. The Tuna was excellent. I got the ginger butter drizzle on the side, but if you're a lover of Tuna you don't really need it, the Tuna Stands on it's own. My companion raved about the soup, I'm tempted to head back for a bowl myself."
    Dined on 9/26/2014
  • "good new menu, need a wider desert menu food is great, need a better coffee"
    Dined on 9/25/2014
  • "Ive had the calamari salad many times. This visit the salad was limp with way to much dressing, the calamari was soggy"
    Dined on 9/25/2014
  • "Love this new (for me) combination. Table bread is sooooo good, with the garlic butter. Can feed up on those! My rainbow trout was a bit dry."
    Dined on 9/24/2014
  • "Had a great time. The food was amazing and well diverse. The staff was very friendly. I introduced my best friend to it. Who said she will bring her family and friends to check it out too."
    Dined on 9/20/2014
  • "We went to brunch to celebrate my engagement. We had mimosas and bloody marys. The great part about the drinks is they have a range of different kinds instead of the plain, normal ones. The skillet cinnamon rolls were amazing as was the brunch pizza."
    Dined on 9/20/2014
  • "Matchbox is one of my favorite restaurants. However, my last visit was very disappointing. First of all, the waiter was very abrupt. So abrupt that after I asked for a beverage, he ran off to get my beverage before even asking if my husband wanted a drink. I think they also changed the menu. I have never sent anything back to the kitchen before. My husband ordered the "donuts" since he knows I love them and we were celebrating my birthday. The donuts? They were hard fried dough balls. We asked to speak to the manager. The manager said he tasted them himself and they were donuts, just like they should be. Well, I know donuts and these were bad! We literally left the restaurant with a very bad taste in our mouths. Luckily the pizza was good."
    Dined on 9/18/2014
  • "Met a friend at Matchbox for lunch and everything was very good..............service was excellent! My salad was a bit overdressed, but other than that I enjoyed my experience at Matchbox very much! Dessert Trio was delicious!"
    Dined on 9/18/2014
  • "This Resturant is outstanding! The service and food are outstanding! My family and I will continue to frequent this Resturant."
    Dined on 9/12/2014
  • "We've been back to Matchbox several times and haven't been disappointed. The food is very good and the staff treats visitors very professionally and nicely. It's also just a fun place--you forget you are in the 'burbs at Matchbox."
    Dined on 9/11/2014
  • "I was so disappointed and would not go to back to this restaurant. The food was good and the atmosphere was also good. The service was awful. When we arrived the hostess was on the phone and did not even acknowledge us. She continued her call and look away. Shortly after, another hostess appeared and seated us. Our server, Ashley, was very slow and did not check on us often. We had to ask for salt and pepper after a long wait. I would never go back to this location. They have another location on 7th street in DC...the service is better there so if I ever go back to Matchbox, it would be that location and not Rockville."
    Dined on 9/10/2014
  • "We travel to Rockville several times a year and always have dinner at the Matchbox at least once. Food is consistently good and this time we were delighted to see that the giant meatball was promoted from "a once in awhile special" to the everyday menu. Our choice is to sit at the outside patio when possible where the noise level is lower in addition to a pleasant setting. Service is always good."
    Dined on 9/7/2014
  • "had a great brunch with 2 girlfriends as a farewell to one who was returning to Senegal but wanted to have pizza before she left. choosing what to have was difficult--go with what I always have or something new. I went with the steak/egg skillet, which was huge enough to have leftovers for my husband! huge, great outside patio--lovely that there was sufficient seating between tables."
    Dined on 9/7/2014
  • "We enjoyed Matchbox...the service was friendly and the food fantastic and creative."
    Dined on 9/2/2014
  • "whenever we have a working lunch or a group lunch just for fun and we are always pleased! Food is very, very good, waitstaff are excellent and very hard working - host and/or hostess are very welcoming and accommodating."
    Dined on 9/2/2014
  • "We are huge fans of Matchbox. But this trip was not a good one because of our server. He was condescending, impatient, and in attentive. We were so thrown off by this, as we frequent Matchbox regularly. It really ruined our meal. Luckily, because we have had positive experiences before, we will probably be back despite this experience."
    Dined on 9/1/2014
  • "Great ambiance, delicious food, stellar service and overall wonderful evening!"
    Dined on 8/30/2014
  • "Sitting outside one would have expected that there would be the din of Rockville Pike which is not even a stones throw away. There was none of it, you don't really notice that one of the busiest arteries in Montgomery County is right next to you. The ample booths allow for comfortable dining. The outside bar is a gem, well stocked and provided the drinks to perfection. The pizza's were delicious. The fig with prosciutto combo was excellent."
    Dined on 8/13/2014
  • "Tasty food, especially nice and unique pizzas. Likewise, tasty and unique cocktails - my favorites include the pomegranite martini and the sweet tea vodka."
    Dined on 8/11/2014
  • "We were celebrating my daughters 22nd birthday and my sons 29th birthday. We had a diverse age group (22-80) and everyone enjoyed!!"
    Dined on 8/11/2014
  • "A great place to stop and dine right in the middle of busy busy a Rockville Pike. Good pricing, menu has a variety that will please most. Friendly attentive wait staff. Will definitely go again."
    Dined on 8/8/2014
  • "This is my second time to Matchbox and love it. I took my niece there and she really love it, said its her favorite place. Y sister love it too. The dessert trio is very good....the brownie is Mmm Mmm good. The dessert is very big. We are glad we only ordered one because we had a hard time finishing it among the 3 of us. The pizza is excellent and we like it that we can have 1/2 and 1/2 topping since we shared a pizza and this option allowed us to have two version in one. Definitely will go back soon. The service was very good."
    Dined on 8/7/2014
  • "I eat here quite a bit and am never disappointed. Met a friend for lunch. We shared the Matchbox Trio appetizer, which is always a winner. The sliders are cooked perfectly, great crab cakes and moist scallops. Had Matchbox Meat Pizza and a winner, too. Shared brownie, which was HUGE. No complaints. Service is always great. I do take out from them, too, and am always pleased."
    Dined on 8/5/2014
  • "Family and friends love this restaurant. The food is very good. Very creative pizza's that taste better than my chef hubby makes (sorry sweetie). The tuna tartare appetizer is so good, and the proscuitto and mission fig pizza is amazing!"
    Dined on 8/3/2014
  • "Fun options on the menu, well made mad served with great service. I love this place and continue to go back here and I recommend it to all my friends and colleagues!"
    Dined on 8/1/2014
  • "The food was fine, not spectacular. The service however was amazing."
    Dined on 7/31/2014
  • "Whenever I am in Rockville during lunch time it go to Matchbox. Everything I've eaten there so far has been exceptional. The wait staff is exceptional also."
    Dined on 7/30/2014
  • "This was our first time so we went for lunch. It was busy but no overcrowded. Our waitress was very attentive but not overly which was much appreciated."
    Dined on 7/26/2014
  • "Wonderful spot to have a drinks with girlfriends, dinner with the hubby or brunch with the family. A truly versatile place with great food and great drinks. This place has the best pomegranate martini!"
    Dined on 7/24/2014
  • "I met some friends for a late dinner on a Friday night. Although busy our waitress was very attentive. The food was fantastic. Their Bistro Burger is amazing and the wood fire pizzas are wonderful. It was a little loud but being a Friday night that was expected."
    Dined on 7/18/2014
  • "Our office had lunch at Matchbox to send off a colleague who was about to start graduate school. It was a good choice given that there was a lot for everyone to choose from. The food - salads, pizzas, burgers, and sandwiches - was well-received. We all shared an order of the awesome donuts, which were a great way to end our lunch."
    Dined on 7/10/2014
  • "Great service, great food, great 4th of July brunch!!"
    Dined on 7/4/2014
  • "We had dinner with a group of six (plus a two month old) and we had an excellent evening. We split four appetizers including sliders, tuna tartare, calamari salad and shrimp and grits and they were all spot on. Dinner was three pizzas, two large and one small, and this was more than enough and these were high quality, thin crust pizzas with the fig and prosciutto most popular among the group with my favorite being the Matchbox meat pizza. The servers were always on top of things and very nice to boot. Because of the baby we went relatively early, as did other groups with small children and it worked out extremely well."
    Dined on 6/30/2014
  • "I had dinner with 9 people here and it was great. The pizza is a great thing to share among the table. The salad and dessert was also great."
    Dined on 6/28/2014
  • "Had a great time here with a big group of friends! We were able to get a reservation on a Friday night, which I did not expect would be possible!"
    Dined on 6/27/2014
  • "My 12 - year old daughter has been wanting to try this place for a while. I had been to the one in DC and knew what it was about. You are paying for décor and atmosphere, which I am not a big fan of doing. We ended up spending almost $100 for two adults and two kids-a "large" pizza, a small pizza, 3 mini burgers, an order of fries, a dessert and 3 soft drinks. It would have been overpriced at half the cost. The food was good, but nothing special that would entice me to come back, and the menu is pretty limited. I would only go back to make my daughter happy, I would never set foot in this place of my own volition."
    Dined on 6/26/2014
  • "I had driven by Matchbox many times and said I wanted to go. Well today I went for lunch and I think this will be my new lunch spot. I had the sliders, crab soup, and the apple/pear salad. Everything was wonderful. And why I am in love is the restaurant itself. The restaurant has a very nice decor and I'm even thinking about hosting an event there soon. Overall it was a wonderful first time there and I can't wait to go back."
    Dined on 6/24/2014
  • "I have enjoyed every time I have dined there. This time was girls night out. Dinner after a movie."
    Dined on 6/21/2014
  • "Always love the food and service. It is always too noisy because of the design."
    Dined on 6/16/2014
  • "Unreasonably overpriced. $23 for a nothing special pizza. $8 for a cup of soup, which is served in a huge soup plate. Guess paid for a presentation..."
    Dined on 6/15/2014
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