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Chez Machin

3553 SE Hawthorne Blvd, Portland, OR 97214-5141
+1 503-736-9381
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good47%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (8 reviews)
“crepes” (41 reviews)
“onion soup” (4 reviews)
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French, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
3553 SE Hawthorne Blvd, Portland, OR 97214-5141
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Reviewed 10 March 2018

I had driven over to Hawthorne to eat at Bread and Ink, but when I got there every single seat was taken. I didn't want to wait so I headed down the street to see if anything else would be appealing. I had read good...More

Thank Milestogo007
Reviewed 7 March 2018

Everything here is wonderful. Chicken cordon bleu, salad, banana cinnamon crepes. Cozy bistro atmosphere.they have a special first Thursday dinner with fixed menu and music. One of my all time favorite restaurants

Thank puppitoandtruffles
Reviewed 6 March 2018

Used the Groupon offered and found this place to be a great find. I had the Alpinist along with my crepe Confecture with Raspberry. Loved them. My wife had another Crepe and she loved it as well...sorry don't remember her dish. We plan to go...More

Thank mogulmike
Reviewed 7 September 2017

If you want crepes, this is the place to go. With so many different types of crepes on the menu (savoury, sweet and dessert), it's hard to choose one. The crepes are generous in size and are very filling, making for a good, hearty lunch....More

Thank Eldon-Vancouver
Reviewed 21 August 2017

Chez Machin is a small restaurant located in the hip Hawthorne district featuring crepes and other French dishes. Though I was not accustomed to the robustness of their crepe, the filling was remarkably good. I tried the Basquaise with prosciutto along with a pear salad...More

Thank JWP8
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

Our family happened across this Portland gem on Groupon, and we loved our delicious lunch! Highly recommend Brie baked in a puff pastry! Quaint setting with jazz playing in the background. Our servers were friendly and intuitive. When we travel to Portland again, Chez Machin...More

Thank Laurel C
Reviewed 2 August 2017

My wife and I were running errands on Hawthorn Blvd and stopped here for lunch. The outside of this cafe is unassuming but the menus posted outside looked interesting with a nice variety of choices from soups, salads, crepes, and other dishes. We were met...More

Thank Doug H
Reviewed 16 July 2017

I should've known better. In Quebec, we're quite choosy about our crepes, and so usually I avoid eating them anyplace they're bound to be inferior. But I stopped in here for brunch since it was close to where I was staying in Portland, and the...More

Thank segacs
Reviewed 25 May 2017

Recommend a reservation, its a very small restaurant Food is very good, menu is interesting Service was good, but its crowded, of course you can see what everybody else is ordering which isn't bad

Thank kdhunter888
Reviewed 31 March 2017

Great place, lunch or dinner. Food is very good, nice wines. Service very good, This place is consistently good. I've been going there for years

Thank Jan L
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$20
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Delivery, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3553 SE Hawthorne Blvd, Portland, OR 97214-5141
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Portland
  • Phone Number: +1 503-736-9381
While Chez Machin's food is based on the local and rural cuisine of France, it has grown and changed with the times and culture of the Hawthorne neighborhood. Chef Seth Neeser took over the kitchen in 2008. Since that time he has continued to improve and update the menu to keep up with the times. Keeping things fresh, current, local, and delicious is on the top of our priority list.
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