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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

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

 

 


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    

butternut bread french toast  8
basil anglaise, granola

dream cakes  11
three pancakes of the day, whipped cream, seasonal accoutrements 

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, brussels sprouts, 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, dark chocolate, or pure maple syrup


CLASSICS
a rotating selection of our favorites

croque madame  13
pain rustique, smoked ham, mornay, two sunny side up eggs; roasted potatoes

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

 


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

spicy fried 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, yellow mustard, rye; chips

salad of winter chicory*  13
smoked fish, shaved celery, grana padano, toasted walnuts, torn parsley, meyer lemon 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
SEASONAL VEGGIES 5 

*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 winter chicories  9
celery, parsley, walnuts, meyer lemon vinaigrette

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

roasted beet and grilled carrot salad  11
chickpea puree, spicy pistachios, marinated feta

crispy brussels sprouts  12
honey, lime, tallegio, bordelaise

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

pan roasted mussels  17
fennel, white wine, cream, fines herbs, garlic toast

hand cut pasta**  13
black truffles, melted leeks, roasted squash, grana padano

aji amarillo marinated pork belly**  13
curried parsnip, shaved fennel salad, toasted cashews  

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

seasonal pizza    16
 

entrées

pan seared petrale sole   26
buttered turnips, wilted spinach, tarragon beurre blanc

pan roasted duck con fit*  28
smoked dutch bullet beans, chicories, chicken liver mousse, pickled onion, walnuts

grilled painted hills ribeye  38
red wine-shallot butter, arugula, shaved onion, pickled mushrooms

pork scaloppine   24
winter squash-apple gratin, castelvetrano olives, meyer lemon

smoked mushroom and spinach lasagne**  20
caramelized squash purée, fried shallots, mint

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

spaghetti and meatballs  20
slow cooked 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 rainbow carrots  6
mint, maple syrup, kala namak

roasted fingerling potatoes  6
caraway butter, dill

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. 

 

# Happyhour


At the bar only! Everyday 5-7pm

SNACKS

margherita pizza  5
steamed mussels  8
meat & cheese board  8
burger a la carte  9
grilled nantes carrots  3
roasted potatoes3
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

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


 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
COLD MISER WHITE BELGIAN WHEAT  Vanguard Brewing Company, OR  6
MACPELICAN'S SCOTTISH-STYLE ALE  Pelican Brewing Company, OR  6
FA-LA-LA-LA-LA  Double Mountain Brewing, OR  6
JUICED UP CITRUS IPA  Public Coast Brewing Company, OR  6

*** DRY APPLE CIDER Tieton Cider Works, OR

BOTTLES


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

(Gluten free)  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                                                                                                                                    (Gluten free)  VANISHING POINT PALE ALEGhostfish Brewing Company, WA 6                                                        (Gluten free)  GRAPEFRUIT IPA Ghostfish Brewing Company, WA  6
(Gluten free)  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


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

SPICED APPLE CAKE  7
brown sugar, butter glazed apples, 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, vanilla chocolate chip cookie dough, 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