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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, 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 n

GRAPEFRUIT SPRITZER9
Pamplemousse, bubbles, grapefruit juice

MORNING, WOULD?  10
Godiva White Chocolate Liquer, Amaretto, coffee, whip cream

 

 


brunch

avocado toast  7
smoked trout, horseradish crème, walnuts

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    

butternut bread french toast  8
basil anglaise, granola

ricotta lemon pancakes  11
whipped cream, seasonal fruit

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  14
bacon, broccoli, 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  12
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, or dark chocolate


CLASSICS
a rotating selection of our favorites

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

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


french dip  13
house roast beef, carmelized onion, horseradish crème, baguette, espresso jus;mixed greens

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

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

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

grilled tombo tuna*  15
arugula, fennel, cherry tomato agrodolce, olive tapenade, basil aioli; toast points

caramelized cauliflower & lentil burger  13
feta-tzatziki sauce, red pepper coulis, butter lettuce, brioche; mixed greens 

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

it's fall y'all - chicken 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
YOGART PARFAIT!!!  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

salad of fall chicories9
celery, parsley, walnuts, lemon-anchovy vinaigrette

honey crisp apple and escarole salad   11
radicchio, toasted hazelnuts, caveman blue cheese

roasted beet salad  10
horseradish, watercress, cabot clothbound cheddar, hazelnut vinaigrette

crispy brussels sprouts  12
honey, lime, tallegio, bordelaise

oil cured octopus*  14
oil cured olives, grilled paine rustique

pan roasted mussels  17
pilsner, housemade old bay, fresh horseradish, garlic toast

porcini risotto  14
oregano, grana padano

slow cooked beef belly**  13
fork mashed fall squash, pickled chanterelle mushrooms, jus

besaw's board   17
pheasant terrine, duck rillettes, saucisson sec, artisan cheeses, variuos accoutrements

seasonal pizza    16
 

entrées

olive oil poached black cod  29
white bean purée caramelized bok choy, "XO" sauce

pan roasted duck con fit*  26
root vegetable hash, duck pastrami, chanterelle pan sauce

red wine braised beef short ribs  25
slow cooked broccoli, grilled nantes carrots, gorgonzola dulce

crispy fried pork loin  24
grilled escarole, olive vinaigrette, chorizo palacios

caramelized squash empanadas  20
corn purée, toasted pumpkin seeds, arugula

fried half chicken  22
slow cooked collard greens, smoked jalapeno mac and cheese

besaw's meatloaf **  20
sour cream mashed potatoes, grilled nantes carrots, chanterelle mushrooms

besaw's burger *  15
grass-fed beef, muenster, yellow mustard, secret sauce; fries

sides

french fries *  5
black pepper, aïoli

grilled nantes carrots  6
mint, maple syrup, kala namak

roasted new potatoes  6
sage, brown butter

amish butter polenta  7
lemon, Vermont cheddar

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
grilled nantes carrots  3
roasted new potatoes  3
amish butter polenta  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
 

 

 

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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
grilled nantes carrots  3
roasted new potatoes  3
amish butter polenta  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
 

 

 

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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

 TWO DAYS A WEEK   12
Old Weller Antique 107 Bourbon, New Deal Ginger Liquer, Clear Creek Pear Brandy, pear syrup, lemon juice

PALMELLOW   11
Pamplemousse, vodka, lychee syrup, lime & grapefruit juice

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

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

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

 


DRAUGHT BEER

BAVIK PREMIUM PILS   De Brabandere, BE  6
BLACK CREAM PORTER  Whisky Back Brewing Company, OR  6
PROLETARIAT RED ALE   Lompoc Brewing Company, OR  6
FA-LA-LA-LA-LA  Double Mountain Brewing, OR  6
PHAEDRUS IPA  Culmination Brewing Company, OR  6

CHERRY HARVEST CIDER Fox Tail Cider, OR

BOTTLES


COORS LIGHT  CO  3.5
FREE RANGE RED   Laurelwood Brewing Co., OR   4
PALE ALE (GF)  Omission, OR  4
 IPA  Lagunitas Brewing Company, CA  4

 AVAL CIDER  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
STEIGL-RADLER, 16oz, AT  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


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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
cranberry compote, marshmallow fluff, toasted hazelnuts

GINGERBREAD  7
red wine reduction, roasted delicata, pumpkin seed brittle, whipped cream

BUTTERSCOTCH PUDDING  7
salted caramel, crème fraîche

WARM CHOCOLATE CHIP COOKIE  3

à LA MODE  3
burnt honey ice cream, chocolate cookie crunch, seasonal sorbet


DESSERT WINE

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

OLOROSO  El Maestro Sierra, Jerez, Spain  12

VERMOUTH TINTO  Acha, Basque Country, Spain  7

TAWNY PORT  Kopke, Portugal 10 year  10