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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


 DAYDRINKING


 

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

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

GRAPEFRUIT SPRITZER  9
Pamplemousse, bubbles, grapefruit juice

MICHELADA  7
Tecate, house made bloody mary, lime, chili salt

 

 


brunch


avocado toast  8
compressed melon, sunflower seeds, white balsamic, sheep's milk feta

cider braised oatmeal   7
seasonal fruit, lemon curd, toasted walnuts

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

zucchini bread french toast  9
granola, basil anglaise

dream cakes  11                                                                                                                                                                           three cinnamon sticky bun pancakes, cream cheese frosting, toasted walnuts, toffee sauce

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**  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, cheddar, apple butter; roasted potatoes

classic benedict*  14
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*  15                                                                                                                                                              two eggs any style, roasted potatoes, apple & caramelized onion soubise

miso-bacon, egg & cheese sandwich*  14                                                                                                                                   gochujang aïoli, pickled onions, arugula: roasted potatoes    

 


CLASSICS
a rotating selection of our favorites

huevos rancheros  12
two eggs over easy, traditional refried black beans, queso fresco, guacamole, cilantro crème fraîche, 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

spicy fried chicken sandwich*  11
fried chicken, bread & butter pickle slaw, sweet chili sauce, aïoli; mixed greens

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

 smoked brisket 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 
PORK APPLE SAUSAGE  6
PECAN-SMOKED BRISKET  6
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
ONE / TWO EGG  2/4
FRIED GREEN TOMATOES  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.
5pm to 10pm every night of the week.

DINNER


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


SUPPERTIME


starters

salad of mixed greens  11
cherry tomatoes, burnt honey vinaigrette, basil

shaved summer squash salad  10
luques olives, manchego, spicy pine nuts

tomato & compressed watermelon salad  12
aquavit, cucumber, feta

hand cut pasta 18
dungeness crab, gremolata, house old bay

skillet roasted mussels  18
blistered cherry tomatoes, saffron, grilled bread

oregon star tomato risotto  12
mascarpone, manchego, oregano

poached hawaiian prawns 18
chilled melon soup, espelette oil

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

seasonal pizza    16
 

entrées

seared oregon albacore tuna*  26
shell bean ragoût, lucque olive tapenade, pickled summer vegetables

grilled painted hills hanger steak*  26
cucumber, tomatoes, pickled onions, caveman blue cheese

smoked carlton farms pork chop**  24
sweet corn, shell beans, crème fraîche, peach jam

goat cheese stuffed summer squash* 20
roasted tomato aïoli, freekeh, arugula, heirloom tomatoes, pine nuts

nashville hot fried half chicken  22
new potato salad, house honey mustard, bread & butter pickles

spaghetti & meatballs  20
san marzano tomato sauce, parmesan, garlic bread

besaw's burger *  15

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

sides

french fries*  5
black pepper, aïoli

sautéed green beans  6
brown butter, hazelnuts

new potato & green garlic salad*  6
capers, dill

oregon star tomatoes  6  
coarse sea salt, olive oil

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
green beans  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


 PINK CADILLAC*  12
Olmecca Altos Plata Tequila, Aperol, Cocchi Americano, egg white, lemon

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

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

WEST SIDE COCKTAIL  9
Aria Gin, lemon, rosemary syrup

SUMMER SMOKE  9
bourbon, lemon, Bee Local Cheery Wood Smoked Honey

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

 


DRAUGHT BEER

BAVIK PREMIUM PILS   De Brabandere, BE  6  
LUCKY CUSS MEYER PALE ALE  Baerlic Brewing Company, OR  6
PROLETARIAT RED ALE  Lompoc Brewing Company, OR  6
IPA  Buoy Beer Company OR  6
HOP LION IPA  Double Mountain Brewing Company, OR  6

STRAWBERRY MAGIC CIDER (GF)  Cider Boys, WI  6

BOTTLES


COORS LIGHT  CO  3.5
FREE RANGE RED   Laurelwood Brewing Company, OR   4
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