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THANKSGIVING


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THANKSGIVING



THANKSGIVING


Thursday, November 22nd
Pre-ordered  "The Complete Thanksgiving Dinner Package"
Pick Up Hours  
12pm - 2pm
Besaw's wants to help make your holiday easy, DELICIOUS and care-free. We will be offering family style pick-up/take out menu options (YES - turkey and the fixin's) for your feasting pleasure - all in the comfort of your own home (or pajamas?)  


Seated In-house a la carte Dinner Service  |  2pm - 7pm
Chef Dustin Clark is taking over Thanksgiving. Give the gourmands in your life a break this year and treat your family and friends (or just yourself) to a hearty, classic Thanksgiving dinner (with not a dish to wash in sight).

** Update: We only have a few tables left – please call to inquire**



starters—

pumpkin and fatalii pepper soup
brown butter, crème fraiche and toasted pumpkin seeds

shaved brussels sprouts salad
manchego, lemon and rye crisps

fall squash fritto misto
fried lemons and harissa


mains—

thanksgiving turkey 
mashed potatoes, mushroom stuffing, glazed carrots, giblet gravy, cranberry sauce

prime rib
roasted onion butter, delicata squash-fennel gratin, arugula

pan roasted salmon
caramelized parsnips, wilted spinach and roasted grapes

wild mushroom and fall vegetable ragout
braised leeks, parsnip chips and truffled taleggio


sides—

roasted carrots
horseradish crème, tarragon

roasted potatoes 
caraway butter, dill

polenta
lemon and grana padano

house parker rolls
honey butter


dessert—

pumpkin pie
whip cream, add vanilla ice cream

pear crumble
burnt honey ice cream, rum raisins

butterscotch pudding 
whipped crème fraîche, gingersnap cookies


Please call for reservations : 503.228.2619

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DINNER


#SUPPERTIME: The sexy side of Besaw's.

DINNER


#SUPPERTIME: The sexy side of Besaw's.


DINNER


starters

salad of mixed lettuces  9
fall vegetables, toasted garlic vinaigrette, goat cheese

roasted broccoli salad*  11
cauliflower-tahini purée, pickled onions, sesame seeds

spot prawns & braised leeks 16
crushed potatoes, salsa verde, parmigiano reggiano

chanterelle mushroom pappardelle**  15 
sweet peppers, crème fraîche, gremolata

pan roasted mussels*  18
hard cider, squash butter, ginger, toasted baguette

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 rockfish*  26  
dungeness crab-potato gratin, parmesan bread crumbs, pickled carrot mayonnaise

red wine braised beef brisket**  24
chanterelle mushrooms, slow cooked leeks, caveman blue cheese

pork scaloppine  25
yellow curry sweet potatoes, brown butter, grapes, capers

mushroom lasagna  20
crimini mushrooms, chanterelles, sautéed greens, taleggio fonduta, walnuts

crispy duck confit**  25
white corn grits, shrimp bisque, chanterelles, delicata squash

CLASSICS

seared albacore tuna*  26
fennel-garlic purée, slow cooked cherry tomato relish, basil

pan roasted half chicken 25
cumin roasted sweet potatoes, calabrian honey, celery root slaw   

the return of meatloaf  22
crushed potatoes, roasted carrots, mushroom gravy, house hot sauce

besaw's burger  15
black angus beef, mayonnaise, yellow mustard, dill pickled, shaved lettuce, red onion, white cheddar; fries

 

sides

roasted carrots  6
horseradish crème fraîche, dill

delicata squash  6
taleggio fonduta, anchovy bread crumbs

roasted potatoes 6
sage pesto

sautéed chanterelles**  10
green goddess

mac & cheese  7
brown butter breadcrumbs

french fries* 5
black pepper, aïoli

 

for the table

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

 

 

 


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  
roasted carrots; horseradish crème fraîche, dill
salad of mixed lettuces
steak bites; horseradish crème fraîche  
meatloaf sliders; bacon jam 
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


 

LADY FILBERT  12
Godiva White Godiva liqueur, Frangelica, 151, coffee, whipped cream, nutmeg & cinnamon

MASTER CLEANSE  12
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

THE EARLY BIRD  9
Crater Lake Hazelnut Espresso, vodka, cold brew, orange bitters

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

the solo club collaboration...

ROSE NEGRONI   9
Cappelletti Apertivo, Dolin Rouge, Brut Rose, orange twist

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

 


brunch


the return of the dreamcakes   13     (V)
two buttermilk sourdough pancakes topped with cream cheese frosting, toffee sauce, brown sugar & cinnamon toasted walnuts

butternut squash french toast   11    (V)
granola, pumpkin spice 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, roasted potatoes, roasted garlic, stone ground mustard creme, 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

ancient grain bowl with sweet potatoes and kale  14
rooibos scented millet, curried yogurt, spicy turnips, pepitas, avocado, sunny egg

old fashioned buttermilk waffle  10   (V)
choose two: basil anglaise, lemon curd, fruit compote, dark chocolate, or pure maple syrup

rafa's huevos rancheros  12   (GF)
two eggs over easy, traditional refried black beans, queso fresco, guacamole, cilantro, corn tortillas

chanterelle toast**  14      
cultured mushroom butter, wilted arugula, shaved radish, sunny egg

beet cured gravlax  15                                                                                                                                                 pumpernickel bagel, red onion, capers, dill, preserved lemon, crème fraîche

besaw's burger*  15
black angus beef smash patty, shaved lettuce, yellow mustard, cheddar, aïoli, dill pickles, red onion; chips

pecan smoked pastrami sandwich  14
red cabbage kraut, swiss, stone ground mustard, rye; chips

chicken & waffle  16
southern fried chicken, honeyed hot sauce & butter

cobb salad  15   (GF)
cherry tomato agrodolce, blue cheese, pickled red onion, avocado, egg, mustard vinaigrette                        add pecan smoked pastrami or chicken $6

french dip  13                                                                                                                                     hoagie roll, horseradish crème fraîche, pickled jimmy nardello peppers, swiss; beef & mushroom au jus; salad greens or house chips 

(V) Vegetarian

(GF) Gluten Free

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

BUILD YOUR OWN BREAKFAST:

CIDER BRRAISED OATMEAL  8 
SCRATCH BISCUIT & GRAVY  7
HONEY CURED BACON  5
HOUSE MADE SAUSAGE  6
PECAN SMOKED PASTRAMI  6
GREEN CHILE & BACON  MAC & CHEESE  8                  SOUP OF THE DAY   7
HOUSE POTATOES  4 

add bacon or cheddar for $1 each

  

SOURDOUGH PANCAKE  5
GF PANCAKE  5
GF FRENCH TOAST  5
REAL MAPLE SYRUP  3
FRESH FRUIT BOWL  6
ONE / TWO EGG  2/4                                                   HOUSE VEGGIES  6                                                                   WHITE CORN GRITS  5                                                    SOLO CLUB  GRANOLA  7

 

 

*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

butterscotch pudding  7

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


 

HOODOO VOODOO  11
Four Roses Bourbon, Braulio, Dolin Dry, Pechaud Bitters, fennel

SMOKE ON THE WATER 11
Del Maguey Vida Mezcal, Calisaya, lychee syrup, lime juice

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

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

AMOURATION   11
Aviation Gin, Luxardo Cherry Liqueur, Parfait d’Amour, lemon juice, cherry

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

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

LADY FILBERT  12
Godiva White Chocolate Liqueur, Frangelica, 151, coffee, whipped cream, nutmeg & cinnamon

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

 

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

  


 

 


 


DRAUGHT BEER

BAVIK  PREMIUM   DeBrabandere, BE  6  
CROWN POINT PORTER  Mt. Tabor Brewing, OR  6
FRESH HOP READY PLAYER ONE SAISON  Level Brewing, OR  6
GOLDEN IPA  pFreim Family Brewers, OR  6
PUMPKIN ALE  Laurelwood Brewing Company, OR    

APRICOT CIDER  (GF)  Tieton Cider Works, WA  7

BOTTLES

COORS LIGHT  CO  3.5
CLAUSTHALER AMBER  (N/A)  Binding- Brauerei AG, DE  4

CANS

RAINIER   16 oz Rainier Beer, WA  3  
THE MOST INTERESTING LAGER IN THE WORLD  Ex Novo Brewing, OR  4.5
IPA  pFreim Family Brewing, OR  4.5
HEFEWEIZEN  Occidental Brewing, OR  5
LOMPORTER  Lompoc Brewing, OR    4.5   
RIVIAL CIDER (GF)  Reverend Nat's Hard Cider, OR 7                                                                                                                                    

                                                


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


CHOCOLATE PEANUT BUTTER MOUSSE CAKE  8
peanut butter caramel, peanut brittle

CREME FRAICHE CHEESECAKE  8
passion fruit curd, seasonal berries

WARM NECTARINE CROSTADA  8
almond frangipane, honey almond ice cream

ICE CREAM SUNDAE  8
vanilla ice cream, chocolate & caramel sauces, brownie bits, candied black pepper peanuts

WARM CHOCOLATE CHIP COOKIE  3

à LA MODE  3
honey almond, vanilla bean & strawberry ice creams, seasonal sorbet

ARTISAN CHEESE PLATE  15
selection of cheeses, mostarda, preserves, semolina crackers


DESSERT SIPS

HOUSE MADE LIMONCELLO   7

AVERNA AMARO   9

FERNET-BRANCA   10

2015 LATE HARVEST ROYAL TOKAJI   9

2013 ROYAL TOKAJI RED LABEL  18

TAWNY PORT  Kopke, Portugal 10 year   10

RUBY PORT   Quinta do Infantado, Portugal   8

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