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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  7
grapefruit, sunflower seeds, red onion, sheep's milk feta

cider braised oatmeal   7
seasonal fruit, lemon curd, walnuts

solo club granola   6
toasted coconut, almonds, candied ginger, sunflower seeds, cocoa nib; soy, almond or regular milk - sub yogurt $2.50    

zucchini bread french toast  8
basil anglaise, granola

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  13
bacon, asparagus, onion, roasted potatoes, roasted garlic,
cheddar, greens, scrambled eggs; scratch biscuit

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

classic benedict  14
two eggs poached, smoked ham, hollandaise; roasted potatoes

huevos rancheros  12
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, seasonal fruit, dark chocolate, or pure maple syrup

house made chicken fried steak15                                                                                                                                                 two eggs any style, roasted potatoes, country gravy; scratch biscuit


CLASSICS
a rotating selection of our favorites

corned beef hash  15
two eggs any style, pickled beets, roasted potatoes, mushrooms**, grain mustard cream; scratch biscuit

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

ellenos greek yogurt parfait  7
lemon curd, granola

 


sandwich cubano 14
house made miso bacon, ham, swiss, dill pickles, mustard; mixed greens

besaw's burger*  14
black angus beef, muenster, butter lettuce, secret sauce; 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 coho salad13
smoked coho salmon, shaved fennel, sliced apple, toasted walnuts, cider vinaigrette

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

chicken & toasted farro salad  12
toasted farro, feta cheese, roasted squash, pickled onion, red pepper vinaigrette

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
ONE / TWO EGG  2/4
FRIED GREEN TOMATOES4                            SEASONAL VEGGIES5

*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.

DINNER


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


SUPPERTIME


starters

salad of mixed greens  11
shaved summer vegetables, green goddess dressing

shaved summer squash salad  10
arugula, torn mint, spicy pinenuts, parmesan

bay shrimp & butter lettuce salad  12
bacon, radish, cucumber, spring onion, green garlic, crème fraîche

ricotta & goat cheese caramelle 15
english peas, asparagus, radish,  crème fraîche

skillet roasted mussels  17
white wine, fennel, shallots, grilled bread

green garlic & asparagus risotto  12
parmesan, lemon, mascarpone

hawaiian prawns a la plancha 16
piquillo salsa verde, aged sherry vinegar

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

seasonal pizza    16
 

entrées

blackened sockeye salmon*   27
roasted cauliflower, rapini, carrot broth

grilled painted hills hanger steak*  26
crushed new potatoes, fried asparagus, arugula pesto

porchetta**  24
braised radishes, oyster mushroom purèe, salsa verde

spring onion tart  21
strawberries, soft goat cheese, burnt honey vinaigrette

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
grass-fed beef, muenster, yellow mustard, secret sauce; fries

sides

french fries*  5
black pepper, aïoli

grilled asparagus 6
lemon, parmesan

new potato & green garlic salad*  6
capers, dill

 sautéed rapini  6  
chili flake, garlic, preserved 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


EVERYDAY FROM 5-7PM AT THE BAR

SNACKS

margherita pizza  5
cheese board  8
besaw's burger 9
grilled asparagus 3
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


 ROSADO*  13
Del Maguey Vida Mezcal, Campari, 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

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

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

 


DRAUGHT BEER

BAVIK PREMIUM PILS   De Brabandere, BE  6  
'67 BLONDE ALE Public Coast Brewing Company, OR  6
SPRING PLE ALE  pFreim Family Brewers, OR  6
IPA  Buoy Beer Company OR  6
HOP LION IPA  Double Mountain Brewing Company, OR  6

ODELL SOUR CHERRY CIDER (GF)  Swift Cider Company, OR  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, red beet 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