Enjoy an evening out with co-workers or family at Matchbox in Merrifield. Opened by three friends, this inviting spot has a casual, contemporary setting with exposed brick walls and warm lighting. Matchbox features appetizers like mini burgers that are a favorite of many patrons, huge meatballs topped with pepperoni sauce and creamy crab soup. Tasty seared sea scallops, spicy Cajun tuna or a half of chicken with grilled asparagus makes a fulfilling entrée. Pizza made with various toppings cooked in a wood-fired oven, hearty sandwiches and dainty desserts are also on the menu.
Matchbox hosts private events for business luncheons, receptions, parties and more. It has a full bar that serves specialty cocktails like the bourbon crisp and southern charmer. This eatery has a comfortable outdoor patio and happy hour Monday through Friday. Reservations are welcome and take-out service is provided for guests.