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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


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.
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
late summer vegetables, cherry tomatoes, sherry vinaigrette

grilled corn risotto 12
popcorn butter, seared padron, parmesan

manila clam tagliatelle 18
smoked corn, roasted tomato butter, parsley

arugula & cherry tomato salad 12
herbed buttermilk dressing, toasted hazelnuts, oregonzola

skillet roasted mussels  18
chorizo dulce, roasted pepper purée, grilled bread

compressed melon & tomato salad 12
jimmy nardello peppers, feta, mint

fried razor clams* 18
gribiche, lemon sea salt

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

seasonal pizza    16
 

entrées

petrale sole*  24
crispy potatoes, oregon star tomato, romano beans, sauce choron

seared painted hills hanger steak*  27
charred eggplant purée, marinated fall peppers, torpedo onion, halloumi

smoked carlton farms pork chop*  24
creamed corn, pepper relish, roasted concord grapes

crispy eggplant* 19
creamy polenta, oregon star tomato, mozzarella, basil pesto

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

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

tomato braised romano beans  7
alomonds

creamy cole slaw* 6
nigella seed

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
tomato braised romano 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  
'67 BLONDE ALE  Public Coast Brewing Co., OR  6
KETTLE SOURED MANGO BERLINER WEISSE  pFreim Family Brewers, OR  6
IPA  Buoy Beer Company OR  6
SPACE FRUIT CITRUS IPA  Coalation Brewing Co., OR  6

STRAWBERRY MAGIC CIDER (GF)  Cider Boys, WI  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