Matchbox - 14th Street
Three soaring levels mean plenty of space for intimate dinners, large parties and get-togethers. Every seat in the house has a unique perspective, but everyone is treated to dramatic views of the original exposed brick façade and perfectly-restored grand entrance.
In warmer months, our 60-seat outdoor patio is perfect for people-watching on 14th Street, while an 8-seat chef’s table overlooks all the action in the kitchen. Like a bowling lane, our 25-foot bar smoothly glides around two wood-fired ovens.
We’re the 14th Street neighborhood gathering place for fun, upscale casual dining, with local, award-winning beers, broad spectrum wines, and handcrafted signature cocktails you won’t find anywhere else.
Friday: 11:00 - 11:30pm
Saturday: 10:00am - 11:30pm
Sunday: 10:00am - 10:30pm
Whether you’re celebrating a personal milestone or planning a business meeting, matchbox has the perfect private space for your next lunch, dinner or cocktail reception.View Private Dining Details
This is a great restaurant in D.C., great pizza and good selection of beers. We go every tim we come to D.C.
Interesting cocktail menu. Food was very mediocre. Very poor acoustics make it loud and hard to converse with table mate. Server was quick and informative.
Excellent thin crust pizza. Crust is crunchy and cooked perfectly.
Good pizzas but service needs improvement. Great place for casual group dining.
The pizza was great and it came very quickly. The waiter was friendly and came back several times to ask if we wanted anything else. I will be back many times.
Server was *Jai* who really went out of her way to make us comfortable (two adults and an 8 year old child)
I can't believe I didn't know about this place! We had the best experience from start to finish. First of all, our server Christina was the best...she was super helpful and friendly. Her enthusiasm for the food got us excited and she has some great recommendations. We started with the Spinach Dip, which was great. I had a pizza and my husband tried the Chicken. Both were cooked perfectly and the portion size was generous! For dessert, we had the doughnuts, which also were delicious. The manager stopped by to great us, which was a bonus. It gave us the chance to brag on our service! We will be back for sure.
Our server, T, was extraordinary! He was attentive, gave great recommendations, and was very personable!
Great service and food
very enjoyable. only problem was food delivery was slow due to kitchen, not server. They apologized and would not had been a problem but we had to be some where. other than that a great place to eat
Thanks for allowing the dogs and great waitress.
Bad service, rude servers.
Great service from friendly staff. Thank you!
Fantastic food and excellent service. Indoors or out it’s a nice, relaxing atmosphere. Appetizers, drinks, entrees and desserts all excellent.
1st time at Matchbox on 14; historically eat at Capitol Hill or Pentagon City. Was disappointed in the quality of the food. One cheese pizza was not ordered and they rushed the cooking and it looked rushed was not acceptable. I'm not sure if I could get my group to go back to 14th street
Out of town and brought my date for 1st time visit, have been many times before. Love pizza, service was VERY poor and it was not super busy. Didn't ask how food was or if we needed anything else. Did not ask for 2nd drinks, brought wrong check, and did not bring me copy of my receipt. Could not believe how careless waiter was.
I would have had a great time, but with mice running around made for a very uncomfortable outing.
Great. Old college friends get together. Menu has a great variety of options and staff was excellent.
Best Pizza in DC, in my humble opinion. The venue is also very cool, albeit a little noisy.
Portions have gotten smaller and prices have remained the same.
Asked for bread and was charged for it w/o bring informed when ordered (incorrectly assumed it was provided free of charge)
Felt very rushed like they were trying to turn the tables over faster - they cleared our plates while we were still eating.
Place is ok but will likely go elsewhere next time.
Good spot with a very diverse menu. A little something for everyone. Margarita pizza was served with sea salt which , was a little strong but, the Nashville Hot Chicken was 5 stars!!!
Matchbox was great! They gave us a complimentary appetizer for being first time customers and our waitress, Jai, was amazing! She made us feel welcome and did a wonderful job taking care of us. Very glad we chose to go here for dinner!
Great food, atmosphere and service!
Food and atmosphere was amazing. John, our server, was attentive, friendly and very fun! Thanks!
The best meatball appetizer EVER. Jonathan was an awesome waiter.
I don’t normally write reviews but this was the worst experience I have ever had. Celebrating my brother’s graduation with my family and we ordered a bottle of wine. The waiter came back with dirty unwashed glasses and had an attitude. To add to this, service was slow and the waiter messed up our order. It was a disappointing experience as I had hoped the restaurant seemed as good as it was on reviews. I would have to add though that the waiter apologized for the mistakes and adjusted the final bill on the order. Food was great but the service was bad. Hopefully it was a one off.
The manager tried to save this often times and it was appreciated but the truth is the service was awful. We saw our server when she finally took the order and when she brought the bill. No room to order more food, drinks, sauces, etc. because there was no one to order it from. The food itself was good.
I’ve really enjoyed past visits. I think the main issue was that our booth was in the back and didn’t get to experience the restaurant vibe.
Reliably consistent high quality american style food. Have enjoyed this food chain for years. Great value for the price and easy to get reservations due to size. The outdoor patio is wonderful, just be sure it's not going to rain as they have no rain cover over their outdoor space.
Will I get my usual 100 pts for this visit; please answer?
I worked with T, he was awesome! When I walked in, I felt at home as the hostess and Manager welcomed me. Place is awesome....a must have in DC!
Great food and great service
We were in town for the weekend with some girlfriends and thought this would be a fun place to have dinner and carb load a bit on pizza before a run the next day. The food was very tasty, we had the prosciutto & fig pizza and the sliders. The service was terrible. Although our server was friendly, service was so slow. We waited forever for our meal to come out, only to watch every other table around us be served, finish their meals, and leave, while we were still waiting for ours. Our server laughed it off and said she forgo to put our order in. She kept dropping items and being really sloppy. I will definitely not be back here, no matter how good the food is. Bad service just can't be ignored.
Delicious food and drinks!!
Great service and they accommodated our special order requests.
I went there for brunch. We got a great table in the window but sadly it was all downhill after that. I had the “omelette of the day” - mozzarella, tomato, and prosciutto. It was the worst omelette I ever ate. Watery, tasteless, yuck. The potatoes also were terrible. Undercooked and bland. We tried to order a dessert to make up for it - but it took so long to arrive we had to cancel it in order to make it to a 2:00 pm play at Studio. The service was slow throughout the meal in fact. Please - if you eat here, stick to pizza. But there are many better choices.
Gluten free pizza - a treat!
Mouika is always a pleasure to work with. Fresh food as usual!
I was there with a large group for a business dinner. The table we had upstairs was perfect. The service was extremely slow but the food was delicious!