Chez Machin

Restaurant
3553 SE Hawthorne Blvd., Portland, OR 97214 3553 SE Hawthorne Blvd., Portland Directions
Today 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM Open All Hours
+15037369381
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95% of 266 customers recommended

About this Business

  • Cuisine
    French, Crepes, Bistro, European, Cafe
  • Meals
    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Price
    <$15
  • Hours
    Sun-Sat
    9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Cuisine
    French, Crepes, Bistro, European, Cafe
  • Meals
    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
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  • Alcohol
    Available
  • Delivery
    No
  • Good For Kids
    Yes
  • Vegan Options
    Yes
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Tips

250
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Report | 3 days ago
Good food , good service but they don't let you use your Groupon the way the deal say.
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Report | 5 days ago
Cozy but small, few tables for four. Food is very good, mostly crepes with a few other dishes. Service was attentive from multiple servers. Worth a visit for the unusual food.
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Report | 9 days ago
The French onion soup was great.. We have a "Cheesy" potato, bacon in a buckwheat crepe, so good.. We were full but we just could not pass up trying the apricot, chocolate crepe with toasted almonds.. The waiter was so friendly and helpful.. This place is a real stand out and was beyond what we expected, we will return..
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Report | a month ago
Wonderful food. Save room for dessert. ;-)
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Report | a month ago
Limited outside seating.
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Report | a month ago
Great little place! My wife and I had our first post-baby date here - just the 2 of us.
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Report | 2 months ago
enjoyed dining in the back enclosed patio.
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Report | 2 months ago
Great food. Cute little French restaurant. The food was delicious!
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Report | 2 months ago
Great service, wonderful food. We ordered quiche, soup and crepes. This is a small place so make a reservation for a Friday or Saturday night. Another bonus, the place was clean! We will be returning as we "saw" other dishes and they looked fantastic too.
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Report | 2 months ago
I love this place. Crepes were good, we also had a salad and French onion soup. Next time I'd like to try the mussels and pate. Great service. Recommended!
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From Our Editors

Qualit? de vie. That's what Chez Machin's owner Diane found while living in France, and on many days, that "quality of life" meant eating lots and lots of crepes. Diane has since returned to America, but she didn't completely leave France behind. After all, diners can often spot her sporting a trademark red beret, and her bistro's menu reads like a love letter to rural French cuisine.

That means crepes, of course. To make them, chefs layer ultra thin pancakes over sweet fillings such as the La D?lice's nutella, vanilla custard, and raspberry jam. Savory crepes grant the option to build your own custom buckwheat or white crepes with fillings such as smoked salmon. Chefs venture into other areas of French cuisine as well, from croque monsieurs for lunch to boeuf bourguignon for dinner?either of which pair well with the bar's selection of beer, cider, and wine.

Yet for all of the French atmosphere, there's one part of Chez Machin that's decidedly stateside: the artwork. A desert abstract, created by film director Gus Van Sant, stretches along one side of the bistro's covered patio. Black and white paintings from local artists Yo and Peach Mutsu line the hallway, and other paintings and drawings rotate in and out of the dining rooms, turning the restaurant into an ever-changing art gallery.

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Many people described the Crepe as Savory.
+ 84%
- 16%


Many people described the Dessert as Fabulous.
+ 67%
- 33%


Many people described the Atmosphere as Nice.
+ 86%
- 14%


Many people described the Experience as Unique.
+ 83%
- 17%


Many people described the Service as Great. Others thought:
+ 77%

  • Great
  • Friendly
  • Excellent
  • Lovely
  • Good
- 23%

  • Slow
Many people described the Food as Delicious.
+ 93%
- 7%