Matchbox Vintage Pizza Bistro - Washington (Chinatown) | Washington, Washington DC
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Matchbox Vintage Pizza Bistro - Washington (Chinatown)
Exceptional based on 15 ratings
Type: Restaurant

713 H St NW
Washington, Washington DC United States 20001 [ print map ]
202 289 4441

matchboxchinatown.com | food menu

Hours: Mon-Thu 11AM-10:30PM: Fri 11AM-11:30PM; Sat 10AM-11:30PM; Sun 10AM-10:30PM


Taps: 12 | Bottles: 8


Matchbox Vintage Pizza Bistro - Washington (Chinatown)

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15 reviews for Matchbox Vintage Pizza Bistro - Washington (Chinatown)
 Ambiance  77%
 Service  81%
 Selection  60%
 Food  81%
 Value  64%
 Overall  73%
 Rating  77%
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74
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 10/15   FOOD 9/10   VALUE 6/10   OVERALL 15/20
Elwood  (102) Leesburg, Virginia | May 1, 2012
Solid pizza, solid beer list, a surprisingly good burger and prices that donít rake you over the coals to bad are a win for me. Yeah, itís stil a little pricey, but it is DC. I thought the pizza was varied and tasty and they had a nice mix of draft and bottle selections. Staff were very friendly and happy to talk beer. You can certainly do worse downtown.
78
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 10/15   FOOD 9/10   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 16/20
gendv138  (130) Falls Church, Virginia | June 15, 2014
Nice restaurant with a decent craft beer selection. Decent size bar near a pizza oven you can watch. Food is pretty good and Iíve enjoyed some of the brunch items. Wait for a table wasnít too long but it can get busy around dinner. Service was good. Come for the food rather than just the beer.
56
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 6/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 11/20
GT2  (564) San Diego County , California | October 25, 2012
A very popular dinner spot in Chinatown, so much so that you can never get a seat. Better to come here for lunch. Very trendy, popular upscale pizza place with about 1/2 pizzas on the menu and another 1/2 with stuff like rib eye, duck, etc. Pizzas are around $14 for individual, $21 for larges if you want to split. Ambiance is loud, crowded, semi-fancy sports bar. Prices are not too bad. Pizzas were delicious. Oh, the beer! Tap list is small, like 10 taps or so with one seasonal and one rotational. Sierra Nevada, New Belgium, Dogfish Head, Ommegang. Decent stuff, nothing on tap here that you wouldnít easily find anywhere else in DC. With RFD, Rocket Bar, Iron Horse, Pi Pizzeria, Gordon Biersch, and District Chophouse all within 1 or 2 blocks, I have a hard time seeing this as a ratebeer place...more just a normal place with a decent craft beer selection. Pizza was better here than at District of Pi FWIW.
74
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 10/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE 6/10   OVERALL 15/20
jcos  (63) Maryland | June 5, 2012
Solid restaurant with a pretty good beer list but not a "beer destination".
56
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 7/15   FOOD 6/10   VALUE 5/10   OVERALL 10/20
Travlr  (1451) Washington, Washington DC | December 3, 2011
I heard that this place is a biy yuppified, so I stopped by at Saturday lunch to. See if I could find some normal people. Fortunately tourists outnumbered the snobs. Taps included two seasonals, top choice was New Belgium Snow Day, the rest were nothing to write home about. Server girls were friendly in the extreme. Sit at the downstairs bar and you can watch the El Salvadorans make the pizza. Pizza was beyond crisp, like a blend of Wheat Thins and Ritz Crackers. Topping were a bit boutique - my veggie pizza had potato chips on it. There are better choices in the district.
82
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD 9/10   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 16/20
dbarnold  (11) Bethesda, Maryland | September 1, 2011
Using this spot to rate the DC and Rockville, MD location. Nice atomosphere with kickass bar food and good thin pizzas. They have 10-12 craft beers on tap but the selection is constantly varied and really good. They get rare stuff too, from Dogfish, Sierra, etc. Also, they usually have authentic German beers and usually a belgian or two. limited but great selection.
74
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 11/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 6/10   OVERALL 15/20
MikeF  (204) Cleveland, Ohio | April 23, 2011
Crowed, hip atmosphere. Prompt, knowledgeable servers. They have an average beer selection as far as beer bars go. They had a couple of scattered interesting regional micro brews available. the food is excellent. So, in combination, a decent beer menu and great food make this a worthwile stop. Prices are a little above average, what you would expect for this neighborhood...
80
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 17/20
SuIIy  (53) Burlington, Vermont | May 16, 2010
Capital Hill Location. Decent selection of drafts, Dortmunder gold, oberon, two hearted, a couple belgians. Very nice location and ambiance. Food was delicious. I had a crab cake sandwich that was incredible, wife had some burger sliders that looked dank. A great place to hit up if you are in the neighborhood.
68
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 8/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 15/20
jde123  (81) Washington, Washington DC | September 14, 2009
Iíve been here a few times. Itís a big place, lotís of beer on tap, and in bottles - though pretty similar to the selection in most trendy DC bars now. The pizza is ok - I recommend the Fire and Smoke with a delirium. The bartenders are pretty good.
70
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 7/15   FOOD 9/10   VALUE 6/10   OVERALL 15/20
WeeHeavySD  (111) San Diego (Hillcrest), Oregon | December 22, 2008
Had dinner here with my brother who lives really close and has been here a bunch. We grabbed an extremely quick bite before an early Wizards Game. The tap list was small but respectable, two hearted, delirium tremens, some seasonals including delirium noel. The key here is the food is pretty damn tasty, lots of yummy things. Had mini burgers with smoked gouda and a meat pizza. Food is great, beer is sorta second on the list, though they use proper glassware.

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