Suzette Creperie

Editor’s Pick

$ Dessert, French, sandwiches

Logo

Suzette’s home on SE Belmont Street boasts a cocktail menu, a $3 happy hour, and a killer brunch, not to mention the same superlative crêpes, layered with quality ingredients and from-scratch accessories. Owner Jehnee Rains has A-list chops, with pastry stints in Berkeley at Alice Waters’s Chez Panisse and in Portland at Bluehour and the late Ripe. Her sweet tooth shines in dessert crêpes like the “Chocolat,” a cocoa lover’s dark fantasy folded with Rains’s homemade version of Nutella (roasted hazelnuts, bittersweet chocolate, Frangelico), chocolate sauce, candied hazelnuts, and cinnamon ice cream. Savory options range from vegan and kid-friendly to the customizable create-your-own crêpes—come up with your own clever mix of ingredients, like prosciutto, goat cheese, and marsala-soaked figs all wrapped, like edible origami, into a buckwheat crêpe. Don’t overlook the French onion soup, superrich and tangy.

Last updated: 02/20/2013