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DINNER


#SUPPERTIME: The sexy side of Besaw's.

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DINNER


#SUPPERTIME: The sexy side of Besaw's.


DINNER


starters

salad of spring lettuces  8
radish, herbed red wine vinaigrette

strawberry & arugula salad  12
shaved spring onion, soft goat cheese, saba vinaigrette, pistachio, mint

spot prawn pasta  20
spaghetti, spicy tomato, calabrian chiles

charred octopus  16 
green chile harissa, crispy new potatoes, gremolata

crispy zucchini  14
fresh mozzarella, oil cured anchovy, arrabiata, charred lemon

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
 

specialties

pan seared diver scallops  36  
new potato hash, house cured bacon, garlic scapes, sauce choron

painted hills hanger steak  27
creamed greens, prosciutto, roasted shallots, anchovy breadcrumbs

smoked pork shoulder  22
buttered turnips, roasted spring onion, three bean salad

crispy saffron panisse  20
spring veggie ragoût, calabrian butter, taleggio fonduta

anderson ranch lamb leg  27
fork mashed turnips, sautéed spinach, english pea verde

CLASSICS

seared duck breast  26
fava bean crostini, roasted radishes, garlic scapes, rhubarb mostarda, provolone picante

pan roasted half chicken 23
snap pea hummus, roasted new potatoes, almonds, parmesan     

the return of meatloaf  20
crushed potatoes, roasted carrots, mushroom gravy, house hot sauce

besaw's burger  15
black angus beef, arugula, caramelized onion aïoli, bread & butter pickles, white cheddar; fries

 

sides

snap peas  7
brown butter, crispy prosciutto, mint

roasted baby turnips  7
butter, bay leaf salt, calabrian chiles

new potatoes  7
persillade, sherry vinegar, sea salt

onion rings 6
green goddess

mac & cheese  7
brown butter breadcrumbs

french fries* 5
black pepper, aïoli

 

for the table

house-made parker rolls - choice of honey butter or cultured butter & sea salt 3 pcs / 5  single / 2

 

 


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. 

 
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HAPPY HOUR


HAPPY HOUR



#HAPPYHOUR


EVERYDAY FROM 5-7PM AT THE BAR

BITES

$6

margherita pizza  
meat & cheese plate  
besaw's burger  
onion rings; green goddess  
spring salad
steak bites  
meatloaf sliders  
mac & cheese  

$3

crispy fries 
house parker rolls (2)  

 

BOOZE

$6

rotating house cocktails  
well drinks
house manhattan  
martini; gin or vodka
house red & white wine
happy bubbles  
draught cider
draught beer  
rainier + rye

 

bar seating only, kindly no modifications or substitutions, minimum beverage purchased required

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BRUNCH


BRUNCH: Your favorite meal of the day.

BRUNCH


BRUNCH: Your favorite meal of the day.


 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  8
Ex Novo Mexican Lager, house-made ranchero , 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


heritage sourdough short stack   11     (V)
two buttermilk sourdough pancakes add seasonal berries $2

cider braised oatmeal   8    (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    

zucchini bread french toast  11  (V)
granola, basil anglaise

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, house potatoes, roasted garlic,
stone ground mustard, greens, two eggs any style; scratch biscuit

the. breakfast. burger.*  15
pork patty, thick cut 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

carnitas in achiote mole  16       (GF)                                                                                                                                             pork carnitas, refried black beans, escabeche, queso fresco, pepitas, corn tortillas

 

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*  15
black angus beef, arugula, caramelized onion aïoli, house cured pepper bacon, stone ground mustard, bred & butter pickles, aged white cheddar; chips

chicken & waffle  16
southern fried chicken, hot sauce, honey, butter, syrup

pecan smoked pastrami sandwich  14
red cabbage kraut, swiss, stone ground 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

shrimp louie*  14
bay shrimp, soft boiled egg, cherry tomato agrodolce, castelvetrano olives, russian dressing

(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

 

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


 

now...

THE WALTER CLASSICO   12
Walter Collective Gin, Gran Classico, Dolin Blanc, orange

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

SUGAR DADDY   11
Uncle Val'sBotanical Gin, house made Lemoncello, lemon juice, Bittered Sling Orange & Juniper Bitters, prosecco, lemon twist

 

later...

AFTER DINNER  11
Cynar, Dolin Dry, Bitter Housewife Cardamon Bitters, prosecco, orange twist

ROOT BEER OLD FASHIONED  10
Bull Run Bourbon, PDX Soda Works Root Beer Syrup, Fee Brothers Whiskey Barrel-Aged Bitters, orange

2ND COURSE   10
James E. Pepper 1776 Rye, Amaro Lucano, Punt e mes, Angustora Bitters, cherry

 

anytime...

THE UNDERTOW  11
Bacardi Light Rum, house made rosemary syrup, lime

HIBISCUS IN THE AFTERNOON*  10
Aria Gin, Steven Smith Hibiscus Tea shrub, lemon juice, egg white, lemon twist

SPICY MANGO MARGARITA  11
House infused chili pepper tequila, Ancho Reyes Liquer, mango, lime

 

*consuming raw or undercooked meats, poultry, seafood, shellfish or eggs may increase your risk of food borne illness. 

  


 

 


 


DRAUGHT BEER

THE MOST INTERESTING LAGER IN THE WORLD   Ex Novo Brewing Company, OR  6  
BAVIK PREMIUM PILS  De Brabandere, BE  6
'67 BLONDE ALE  Public Coast Brewing, OR  6
NOT TOO BRITE NEIPA  Ex Novo Brewing Company, OR  6
CACTUS WINS THE LOTTERY  Ex Novo Brewing Company, OR  6

CRANBERRY CIDER  (GF)  Tieton Ciderworks, WA  7

BOTTLES


COORS LIGHT  CO  3.5
IPA  Lagunitas Brewing Company, CA  4
CLAUSTHALER AMBER  (N/A)  Binding- Brauerei AG, DE  4

CANS

RAINIER  16 oz. Rainier Beer, WA  3
HEFEWEIZEN  Occidental Brewing, OR  4.5
PILOT ROCK PORTER  Caldera Brewing, OR  4
COCONUT BROWN ALE  Public Coast Brewing, OR  4.5

RIVIAL CIDER (GF)  Reverend Nat's Hard Cider, OR  4                                                                                                                                    

                                                


TEETOTALERS

SLIPPERY SLOPE  6
fresh squeezed OJ, Madagascan vanilla, heavy cream, soda

LYCHEE TICKLE  6
house lychee syrup, fresh lime, ginger beer

STEPHEN'S ROOT BEER  6
Public Coast Brewing, OR


 

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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

STRAWBERRY RICOTTA CAKE  8
red wine reduction, strawberries, whipped cream

BUTTERSCOTCH PUDDING  7
whipped cream, gingersnaps

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