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THANKSGIVING


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THANKSGIVING


Don't cook, don't clean- Relax, eat, and drink!

Besaw's is taking reservations Thanksgiving Day from 2pm to 6pm.

We are serving an a la carte menu that includes:


Small Plates: $8 - $13

warm parker roll

pumpkin and fatalii pepper soup

shaved Brussel sprouts salad

fall squash fritto misto

 

Entrées: $25 - $39

classic Thanksgiving turkey
mashed potatoes, mushroom stuffing, glazed carrots, giblet gravy, cranberry

prime rib
roasted onion butter, delicata squash-fennel gratin

pan roasted salmon
caramelized parsnips, wilted spinach and roasted grapes

wild mushroon & fall vegetable ragout
braised leek, parsnip chips, truffles tallegio

 

Sides: $4 - $6

braised greens

roasted potatoes, caraway butter, dill

polenta, lemon, grana padano

 

Wine pairings and specialty cocktails available. $9 - $13

 

Dessert: $7

Pumpkin Pie

Pear Crumble

Crème brûlée

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BRUNCH


BRUNCH: Your favorite meal of the day.
1545 NW 21st Ave Portland, OR 97209

BRUNCH


BRUNCH: Your favorite meal of the day.
1545 NW 21st Ave Portland, OR 97209


 DAYDRINKING


 

PORTLAND MELODY 12
Aria Gin, Suze, Luxardo Cherry, Lemon Juice

THE WOODLANDS 11
Clear Creek Apple Brandy, Doug Fir Eau de Vie, Woodland Bitters, Rosemary Syrup 

ROOT BEER OLD FASHIONED 10
Bull Run Bourbon, Portland Soda Works Root beer Syrup, Fee's Whiskey Barrel Aged Bitters

MR BROWNLOW 10
James Oliver Rye, Gran Classico Bitter, Braulio Amaro

LACADIA'S CHOICE 11
Olmecca Altos Reposado Tequila, cinnamon-cayenne agave, lime juice, hot water

PALMELLOW 11
Combier Pamplemousse, Vodka, lychee syrup, lime, grapefruit juice

 


brunch


tomato toast  8
oregon star tomato, heirloom tomato, sunflower seeds, sheep's milk feta, white balsamic, basil, chive -  add egg $2.50    

cider braised oatmeal   7
glazed apple, house granola, greek yogurt, maple syrup

solo club granola   7
toasted coconut, almonds, candied ginger, sunflower seeds, cocoa nib; soy, almond or regular milk - add yogurt $2.50    

zucchini bread french toast  11
granola, basil anglaise

dream cakes   12                                                                                                                                                                          three cinnamon sticky bun pancakes, cream cheese frosting, toasted walnuts, toffee sauce

two eggs any style*  13
choose one: bacon, house-made sausage, veggie sausage, pecan-smoked pastrami
choose one: roasted potatoes, seasonal fruit, seasonal veggies, mixed greens  

farmer's hash**  15
bacon, oyster mushrooms, onion, roasted potatoes, roasted garlic,
cheddar, greens, scrambled eggs; scratch biscuit

the. breakfast. burger.*  14
pork patty, beef bacon, fried egg, muenster, apple butter; roasted potatoes

classic benedict*  15
two eggs poached, smoked ham, hollandaise; roasted potatoes

old fashioned buttermilk waffle  9
choose two: basil anglaise, lemon curd, fruit compote, dark chocolate, or pure maple syrup

pecan smoked pork chop*  16                                                                                                                                                               two eggs any style, roasted potatoes, apple & caramelized onion soubise

steak & egg*  18                                                                                                                                                                           slow cooked greens, pimento cheese grits, sunny egg, beef jus  
 

CLASSICS
a rotating selection of our favorites

eddie's huevos rancheros  12
two eggs over easy, traditional refried black beans, queso fresco, guacamole, cilantro, corn tortillas

rey-rey's breakfast burrito  14
eggs, potatoes, chorizo, cheddar, onion, queso, sour cream, guacamole, flour tortilla

besaw's burger*  14
black angus beef, shaved romaine, avocado mayonnaise, red relish, american cheese; chips

chicken & waffle  16
korean fried chicken, gochujang, honey, butter, syrup

pecan smoked pastrami sandwich  14
red cabbage kraut, swiss, leek fondue, yellow mustard, rye; chips

 smoked pastrami salad  15
cherry tomato agrodolce, blue cheese, red onion, avocado, egg, mustard vinaigrette

grilled chicken caesar salad*  14
romaine, creamy garlic dressing, parmesan, crostini

BUILD YOUR OWN BREAKFAST:

HONEY-CURED BACON  5 
HOUSE-MADE SAUSAGE  6
PECAN-SMOKED PASTRAMI  6
BROWN BUTTER MAC & CHEESE  7
SEASONAL SOUP  3.50/7
SCRATCH BISCUIT & GRAVY  5                                                              
GARLIC-ROASTED POTATOES  3 

add bacon or cheddar for $1 each  

BUTTERMILK PANCAKE  4
GF PANCAKE  5
GF FRENCH TOAST  5
REAL MAPLE SYRUP  3
SEASONAL FRUIT CUP  5
ONE / TWO EGG  2/4                                         SEASONAL VEGGIES  5

*consuming raw or undercooked meats, poultry, seafood, shellfish or eggs may increase your risk of food borne illness. 

**wild mushrooms are not an inspected item

something sweet

besaw's chocolate cake  8                                                                                               butterscotch pudding  7

dark chocolate ganache                                                                                                  gingersnaps, whipped cream

 

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DINNER


#SUPPERTIME: The sexy side of Besaw's.

DINNER


#SUPPERTIME: The sexy side of Besaw's.


SUPPERTIME


starters

salad of mixed greens  11
shaved fall vegetables, aged sherry vinaigrette

grilled corn risotto 12
poblano peppers, popcorn butter, parmesan

manila clams & fries 20
occidental brewing altbier, fines herbes, malt vinegar mayonnaise

apple & treviso salad 10
herbed buttermilk dressing, toasted hazelnuts, oregonzola

chantrelle mushroom bruschetta 15
pain rustique, fried egg, gremolata

delicata squash & smoked brie 11
speck, dried figs, spicy pistachios

besaw's board   18
assorted meats, artisan cheeses, seasonal accoutrements

seasonal pizza    16
 

entrées

pan seared ling cod*  25
slow cooked heirloom shell beans, brussels sprouts, bacon, aji amarillo mayonnaise

seared painted hills hanger steak*  27
winter vegetable gratin, ritz cracker crumb, wilted spinach, black olive salsa

smoked carlton farms pork chop*  24
amish butter polenta, pickled mustard greens, black currant sauce

shell bean & cheddar chile relleno* 19
salsa roja, crème fraîche, queso fresco, watercress

fried half chicken* 21
pimento mashed potatoes, creamy coleslaw, house pickle relish

the return of meatloaf** 20
crushed potatoes, roasted carrots, chanterelle gra

besaw's burger *  15

black angus beef, shaved romaine, avocado mayonnaise, red relish, american cheese; fries

sides

french fries*  5
black pepper, aïoli

roasted nantes carrots 6
maple syrup, aji amarillo salt, mint

creamy cole slaw* 6
nigella seed

walla walla onion rings 6
dijon mayonnaise

mac & cheese  7
brown butter breadcrumbs


20% gratuity will be added to parties of 6 or more. Split charge $2.
We will try our best to meet your dietary needs. No more than two credit card transactions per table. Each additional card is $1.

Besaw's strives to support local, organic & sustainable farmers. Our community is of the utmost importance.
*Consuming raw or undercooked meats, poultry, seafood, shellfish or eggs may increase your risk of food borne illness.
**Wild mushrooms: not an inspected product. 

 

# BAR MENU


EVERYDAY FROM 5-7PM AT THE BAR

SNACKS

margherita pizza  8
cheese board  8
besaw's burger 9
walla walla onion rings; dijon aïoli  4
french fries  3
mac & cheese  5
mixed greens  5

 

DRINKS

house cocktails  7
well drinks  5
house red & white wine  6

draught beer  5
rainier tall boy  2

 

bar seating only, kindly no modifications or substitutions, minimum beverage purchased required

BAR MENU


 

 

 

BAR MENU


 

 

 

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DRINKS


#COCKTAILS
1545 NW 21st Ave Portland, OR 97209

DRINKS


#COCKTAILS
1545 NW 21st Ave Portland, OR 97209


COCKTAILS


 PORTLAND MELODY  12
Aria Gin, Suze, Luxardo Cherry, lemon juice

THE WOODLANDS  11
Clear Creek Apple Brandy, Dour Fir Eau de Vie, Woodland Bitters, rosemary syrup

ROOT BEER OLD FASHIONED   10
Bull Run Bourbon, Portland Soda Works Root Beer Syrup, Fee's Whiskey Barrel Aged Bitters, orange

TWISTED OLIVER   10
James Oliver Rye, Gran Classico Bitter, Braulio Amaro

LACADIA'S CHIOCE   11
Olmecca Altos Repasado Tequila, cinnamon-cayenne agave, lime juice, hot water... sub Mezcal....   11

PALMELLOW  11
Combier Pamplemouse, vodka, lychee syrup, lime & grapefruit juice

 


DRAUGHT BEER

BRRR HOPPY RED   Widmer Brothers Brewing, OR  6  
CAPELLA PORTER  Ecliptic Brewing, OR  6
BAVIK PREMIUM PILS  De Brabandere, BE  6
OSWALD IPA  Public Coast Brewing, OR  6
IPA Buoy Brewing Co., OR  6

DRY CIDER (GF)  Double Mountain Brewing, OR  6

BOTTLES


COORS LIGHT  CO  3.5
PALE ALE (GF) Omission, OR  4
IPA  Lagunitas Brewing Company, CA  4

AVAL CIDER (GF)  FR  7
CLAUSTHALER AMBER  (N/A)  Binding- Brauerei AG, DE  4

CANS

RAINIER  16 oz. Rainier Beer, WA  3
TECATE LAGER  MX  4
HEFEWEIZEN  Occidental Brewing, OR  4.5
PILOT ROCK PORTER  Caldera Brewing, OR  4                                                                                                                                    VANISHING POINT PALE ALE (GF) Ghostfish Brewing Company, WA 6                                                   


TEETOTALERS

SLIPPERY SLOPE  6
fresh squeezed OJ, Madagascan vanilla, heavy cream, soda

FAIR WINDS  5
Steven Smith Hibiscus Tea shrub, honey, sprite

LYCHEE TICKLE  6
house lychee syrup, fresh lime, ginger beer
add Myers Dark Rum  10

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DESSERT


DESSERT


BESAW’S CHOCOLATE CAKE  8
dark chocolate ganache (our classic recipe!)

MACHA CAKE  8
morello cherry filling, whipped cream

VANILLA CHEESECAKE  8
local cherries, milk chocolate ganache, cinnamon spiced brittle

ALMOND BROWN BUTTER CAKE  7
montmorency cherries, red wine roasted rhubarb, whipped cream

BUTTERSCOTCH PUDDING  7
salted caramel, crème fraîche

BESAW'S SUNDAE  7
vanilla ice cream, chocolate, strawberry, pineapple ice, brownie bits, peanuts, whipped cream

WARM CHOCOLATE CHIP COOKIE  3

à LA MODE  3
burnt honey ice cream, vanilla bean ice cream, basil ice cream, seasonal sorbet


DESSERT SIPS

GOODNIGHT TIFFANY  Beefeater Gin, Cynar, Cocchi Americano, orange bitters 9

AVERNA AMARO   9

FERNET-BRANCA   10

LATE HARVEST RIESLING  '13 Seven Hills Winery, Columbia Valley, WA   13

TAWNY PORT  Kopke, Portugal 10 year   10

RUBY PORT   Quinta do Infantado, Portugal   8