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BRUNCH


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

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BRUNCH


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

COCKTAILS FOR DAYDRINKING

THE EARLY BIRD  9
Crater Lake Hazelnut Espresso, Aylesbury vodka, cold brew, orange bitters

BREXIT  9
Pimm's No. 1, gin, strawberry, cucumber, gingerale

DERNA SOUR  9
Butterscotch infused Jameson, orange juice, lemon juice, demerara sugar, egg white

MASTER CLEANSE  10
Altos Reposado Tequila, fresh carrot, apple & lemon juices, cayenne-cinnamon agave nectar

PEGU CLUB  9
Aria Gin, Pierre Ferrand Dry Orange Curaco, bitters, orange, lime


brunch

avocado toast  7
grana padano, tomato, basil, toasted pepitas

cider braised oatmeal   7
fresh berries, lemon curd, walnuts

solo club granola   7
toasted coconut, almonds, candied ginger, sunflower seeds, cocoa nib; soy, almond or regular milk - sub yogurt $1.50    

zucchini bread french toast  8
basil anglaise, granola

ricotta lemon pancakes  12
macerated berries

two eggs any style  13
choose one: bacon, pork apple sausage, homemade veggie sausage, pecan-smoked brisket
choose one: roasted potatoes, seasonal fruit, fried green tomatoes, seasonal veggies, mixed greens  

farmer's hash  13
bacon, broccoli, onion, roasted potatoes, roasted garlic,
cheddar, greens, scrambled eggs; scratch biscuit

the. breakfast. burger.  14
pork patty, beef bacon, duck egg, cheddar, apple sauce; roasted potatoes

classic benedict  12
two eggs poached, smoked ham, hollandaise; roasted potatoes

huevos rancheros  11
two eggs over easy, traditional refried black beans, cheddar, guacamole, cilantro crème fraîche, corn tortillas

love a revival? belgian waffle  11
choose two: basil anglaise, lemon curd, fresh berries, dark chocolate, salted caramel


CLASSICS
a rotating selection of our favorites

smoked salmon scramble  14
dill & horseradish cream cheese, asparagus; potatoes & toast

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


blt*  12
bacon, arugula, tomato, piquillo aïoli, seasonal soup

besaw's burger*  14
black angus beef, muenster, butter lettuce, secret sauce; chips

spicy chicken sandwich*  12
bbq grilled chicken, pepper jack, celery & red onion slaw; mixed greens

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

crispy fish sandwich  14
remoulade, american cheese, bread & butter pickle slaw; mixed greens

caramelized cauliflower & lentil burger  13
eggplant marmalade, roasted garlic, muenster, sriracha aïoli; mixed greens

smoked brisket radicchio salad  15
cherry tomato agrodolce, blue cheese, mustard vinaigrette, avocado, egg

grilled chicken romaine  13
arugula, parmesan, grilled lemon-creamy garlic dressing, torn croutons

BUILD YOUR OWN BREAKFAST:

HONEY-CURED BACON  5 
PORK APPLE SAUSAGE  6
PECAN-SMOKED BRISKET  5
BROWN BUTTER MAC & CHEESE  7
SEASONAL SOUP  3.5/7
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
MULTI-GRAIN TOAST  3
ONE / TWO EGG  2/4
SEASONAL VEGGIES 4 

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

 

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DINNER


#SUPPERTIME: The sexy side of Besaw's.
5pm to 10pm every night of the week.

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DINNER


#SUPPERTIME: The sexy side of Besaw's.
5pm to 10pm every night of the week.

#SUPPERTIME


starters

mixed greens  8
mustard vinaigrette

tomato & saffron risotto   14
grilled rock shrimp, chimichurri

ricotta & goat cheese tortellini   17
chanterelle mushrooms, basil pesto, smoky tomato sauce

diver scallop tartare*   17
stonefruit purée, cucumber, cilantro

seared octopus*  14
tolosana beans, calabrian breadcrumbs, green garlic mayonnaise

besaw's board  17
pickles, crostini, mustard

charred green beans & peaches   13
miso brown butter, roasted garlic, goat cheese

olive oil poached tuna niçoise*   15
new potatoes, pickled green beans, tomato & castelvetrano vinaigrette

pan roasted mussels   18
lager, tomato, tabasco; garlic toast

sungold cherry tomato & grilled zucchini pizza  16
pork belly, basil pesto, mozzarella, chili flake

entrées

pan seared alaskan halibut  31
confit new potatoes, piperade, sautéed spinach

pan roasted duck breast  29
fresh corn polenta, bloomsdale spinach, blackberry compote

slow cooked pork cheeks  24
green beans, morel mushrooms, crispy spring onions

fried duck egg & caraway spätzle*  20
chanterelle mushrooms, smoked oyster mushrooms, cherry tomatoes, béarnaise

grilled hanger steak  26
oregon star tomatoes, toasted walnuts, pickled onions, gorgonzola dulce

half fried chicken  21
brown butter harissa, bread & butter zucchini pickle slaw

besaw's meatloaf   20
sour cream smashed potatoes, green beans, tomato gravy

besaw's burger *  15
grass-fed beef, muenster, secret sauce, housemade bun, fries

sides

french fries *  5
black pepper, aïoli

roasted new potatoes  7
sage, brown butter

smoked oyster mushrooms  10
roasted garlic, oregano

sautéed green beans  6
toasted almonds, orange zest, lemon

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


#BAR MENU everyday 5-7pm

 

SNACKS

margherita pizza  5
pan roasted mussels  8
meat & cheese board  8
burger a la carte  9
smoked mushrooms  3
roasted mushrooms  3
sauteed green beans  3
french fries  3
mac & cheese  5
mixed greens  5

 

DRINKS

draught beer  5
house cocktails  7
well drinks  5
rainier tall boy  2
house red & white wine  6
 

 

 

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BAR MENU


#BAR MENU everyday 5-7pm

 

SNACKS

margherita pizza  5
pan roasted mussels  8
meat & cheese board  8
burger a la carte  9
smoked mushrooms  3
roasted mushrooms  3
sauteed green beans  3
french fries  3
mac & cheese  5
mixed greens  5

 

DRINKS

draught beer  5
house cocktails  7
well drinks  5
rainier tall boy  2
house red & white wine  6
 

 

 

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DRINKS


#COCKTAILS
1545 NW 21st Ave Portland, OR 97209

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DRINKS


#COCKTAILS
1545 NW 21st Ave Portland, OR 97209


COCKTAILS

MI VIDA EN ROSA  11
Olmecca Altos Blanco Tequila, DelMaguey Vida Mezcal, hibiscus shrub, lime, lemon & orange juice

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

PREAKNESS  12. 
Wild Turkey 101 Rye Whiskey, Carpano Antica Sweet Vermouth, Benedictine, Peychaud's & Angostura Bitters

MAIDEN OREGON  10
Krogstad Aquavit, Clear Creek Apple Brandy, Doug Fir Eau de Vie, lemon juice, orange-cardamon syrup

THE LYNDIE  9
Ransom Old Tom Gin, Medeyoff Vodka, Cocchi Americano

PEGU CLUB  9
Aria Gin, Pierre Ferrand Dry Orange Curaco, bitters, orange, lime


DRAUGHT BEER

MARIONBERRY CIDER  Swift Cider, OR  6
BAVIK PREMIUM PILS   De Brabandere, BE  6
RIVER BAER SUMMER RYE LAGER  Baerlic Brewing Company, OR  6
NW RED ALE   Buoy Beer Company, OR  6
SOUR SAISON  pFreim Family Brewers, OR  6
BROKEN RECORD IPA  54˚40' Brewing Company, WA  6

BOTTLES

AVAL CIDER  FR  7
COORS LIGHT  CO  3.5
PALE ALE (GF)  Omission, OR  4
IPA Lagunitas Brewing Company, CA  4
CLAUSTHALER AMBER  (N/A)  Binding- Brauerei AG, DE  4  

CANS

RAINIER  16 oz. Rainier Beer, WA  3
HEFEWEIZEN  Occidental Brewing, OR  4.5
COPPERLINE AMBER  Backwoods Brewing Co., WA  3.5
PILOT ROCK PORTER  Caldera Brewing, OR  4
STEIGL-RADLER  16 oz., AT   6
TECATE LAGER, MX  4


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


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DESSERT


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

OLD FASHIONED CARROT CAKE  8.
tangerine buttercream, pistachios

LEMON CHEESECAKE  8.
ginger poached peaches, brown sugar sour cream, sunflower seed brittle

STRAWBERRY RHUBARB SHORTCAKE  7.
sugared almonds, whipped cream

BUTTERSCOTCH PUDDING  7.
salted caramel, crème fraîche

WARM CHOCOLATE CHIP COOKIE  3.

à LA MODE  3.
burnt honey ice cream, chocolate-peanut butter bark ice cream, seasonal sorbet


DESSERT WINE

MANCHURIAN APPLE CIDER  Dragon's Head, Vashon Island, WA  NV  9.

LATE HARVEST RIESLING  Seven Hills Winery, Columbia Valley, WA 2013  13.

OLOROSO  El Maestro Sierra, Jerez, Spain  

VERMOUTH TINTO  Acha, Basque Country, Spain  7.

TAWNY PORT  Kopke, Portugal 10 year  10.

COLHEITA PORT  Kopke, Portugal 2005  12.