Hawthorn East is a suburb of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 7 km east of Melbourne's Central Business District. Its local government area is the City of Boroondara. At the 2011 Census, Hawthorn East had a population of 13,101.
The suburb is roughly bounded by Barkers Road to the north, Burke Road to the east, Toorak Road and the Monash Freeway to the south and Auburn Road to the west.
Hawthorn East is the home of a number of head offices for some of Australia's largest companies, including Coles and Bunnings.