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DINNER


#SUPPERTIME: The sexy side of Besaw's.

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DINNER


#SUPPERTIME: The sexy side of Besaw's.


SUPPERTIME


starters

winter chicory salad   11
manchego, toasted pecans, lemon dressing

hand cut buckwheat pasta**  15
oregon black truffles, chanterelles, braised kohlrabi

pan roasted mussels*  18
preserved tomato, fennel pollen, capers, brown butter, toast

fuyu persimmon & watercress  12
citrus, pine nuts, feta, saba

roasted beets & frisee  12
valdeon, burnt honey, roasted garlic

delicata squash & smoked brie  12
speck, dried figs, spicy pistachios

artisan cheese plate   15
selection of cheeses from cheese bar, mostarda, preserves, semolina cracker

besaw's charcuterie plate   15
selection of house & guest cured meats, pickles, olives, crostini

seasonal pizza    16
 

entrées

pan seared pacific rockfish*  23
roasted beet purée, arugula, fennel relish

red wine braised beef cheeks  25
calias flint polenta, fried brussel sprouts, balsamic

smoked carlton farms pork chop*  24
sour cherry braised cabbage, caraway spaetzle, apple & squash butter

sweet potato samosas  19
lime chutney, roasted  cauliflower, labneh, radish

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

the return of meatloaf** 20
crushed potatoes, roasted carrots, chanterelle gravy

besaw's burger *  15

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

sides

french fries*  5
black pepper, aïoli

roasted nantes carrots 6
maple syrup, aji amarillo salt, mint

creamy cole slaw* 6
nigella seed

walla walla onion rings 6
dijon mayonnaise

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
walla walla onion rings; dijon aïoli  4
french fries  3
mac & cheese  5
winter chicory salad  6

 

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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BRUNCH


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

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

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

GRAPEFRUIT SPRTIZER  9
Combier Pamplemousse, bubbles, grapefruit juice

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

DERNA SOUR*   9
butterscotch infused Jameson, orange & lemon juice, demerara sugar, egg white

*consuming raw or undercooked meats, poultry, seafood, shellfish, or eggs - while delicious - may increase your risk of food bourne ilnes

 


brunch


Ota tofu bowl   14     (vegan, GF)
speck, arugula, sunny side up egg, parmesan   add avocado $1.50

cider braised oatmeal   7    (V)
glazed apple, house granola, greek yogurt, maple syrup

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

butternut squash bread french toast  11  (V)
granola, basil anglaise

dream cakes   12     (V)                                                                                                                                                                     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, crimini 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   (V)
choose two: basil anglaise, lemon curd, fruit compote, dark chocolate, or pure maple syrup

beef cheek breakfast tacos  14       (GF)                                                                                                                                                   3 tacos: pickled red onion, queso fresco, cilantro, salsa rojo; black beans & a sunny egg

 

CLASSICS
a rotating selection of our favorites

eddie's huevos rancheros  12   (GF)
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

crispy rockfish sandwich  14                                                                                                                                                               american cheese, kohlrabi & fennel slaw, gribiche sauce; chips

chicken & waffle  16
korean fried chicken, gochujang, honey, butter, syrup

vegan hash skillet  14   (off menu item)
seasonal roasted veggies, roasted garlic potatoes, tomato agrodolce (ask your server)

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

 smoked pastrami salad  15   (GF)
cherry tomato agrodolce, blue cheese, red onion, avocado, egg, mustard vinaigrette

grilled chicken caesar salad*  14
romaine, creamy garlic dressing, parmesan, croutons  add anchovies $1.50

(V) Vegetarian

(GF) Gluten Free

Many items on our menu can be made vegetarian or gluten free. Ask your server.

BUILD YOUR OWN BREAKFAST:

HONEY CURED BACON  5 
HOUSE MADE SAUSAGE  6
PECAN SMOKED PASTRAMI  6
BROWN BUTTER MAC & CHEESE  7
SEASONAL SOUP  4/7
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 BOWL  6
ONE / TWO EGG  2/4                                         SEASONAL VEGGIES  5

WHITE CORN GRITS  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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DRINKS


#COCKTAILS
1545 NW 21st Ave Portland, OR 97209

DRINKS


#COCKTAILS
1545 NW 21st Ave Portland, OR 97209


COCKTAILS


 PORTLAND MELODY  12
Aria Gin, Suze, Luxardo Cherry, lemon juice

THE WOODLANDS  11
Clear Creek Apple Brandy, Dour Fir Eau de Vie, Woodland Bitters, rosemary syrup

CRANBERRY MANHATTAN   12
Cranberry infused bourbon, Carpano Antica Vermouth, cranberry syrup, Regan's Orange Bitters

TWISTED OLIVER   10
James Oliver Rye, Gran Classico Bitter, Braulio Amaro

LACADIA'S CHIOCE   11
Olmecca Altos Repasado Tequila, cinnamon-cayenne agave, lime juice, hot water... sub Mezcal....   11

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

 


DRAUGHT BEER

BELGIAN CHRISTMAS ALE   pFreim Family Brewers, OR  6  
BAVIK PREMIUM PILS  De Brabandere, BE  6
LSD (LOMPOC SPECIAL DRAFT)  Lompoc Brewing, OR  6
ELIOT IPA  Ex Novo Brewing Company, OR  6
OSWALD IPA  Public Coast Brewing, OR  6

CRANBERRY CIDER  (GF)  Portland Cider Company, OR  7

BOTTLES


COORS LIGHT  CO  3.5
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
 

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DESSERT


DESSERT


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

LEMON CHEESECAKE  8
fall fruit compote, yogurt whipped cream, cinnamon spice brittle

ORANGE ALMOND CAKE  8
cardamom, cinnamon, whiskey caramel

BUTTERSCOTCH PUDDING  7
whipped cream, gingersnaps

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, seasonal sorbet


DESSERT SIPS

GOODNIGHT TIFFANY  Beefeater Gin, Cynar, Cocchi Americano, orange bitters 9

HOSE MADE LIMONCELLO  7

AVERNA AMARO   9

LUCANO AMARO  10

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