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DINNER


DINNER: The finer side of Besaw's.

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DINNER


DINNER: The finer side of Besaw's.


DINNER


bEGIN

mixed greens  8
sherry-dijon vinaigrette, manchego

delicata & prosciutto 11
arugula, cucumber, tomato, pickled onion, gorgonzola, mustard vinaigrette

salt & pepper squid* 12
maggi mayonnaise

handmade pasta  12 
beef sugo, parmesan

SHARE

house parker rolls  2 each; 3 for 5 
honey - or - cultured butter

mussels*  13 / 19
hard cider, squash butter, garlic toast

fromage à trois   15
rotating selection of craft cheeses, mostarda, preserves, semolina cracker

butcher’s choice  15
cured meats, pickles, olives, crostini

seasonal pizza    16
 

specialties

seared hanger steak*  26 
bacon, summer succotash, sweet corn hollandaise

speck wrapped chicken roulade  23
fresh corn polenta, smoked Oregon star tomatoes

stuffed eggplant 20
quinoa, tomato, crimini mushrooms, garlic labneh, mint, feta

roasted duck breast  27
smoked potatoes, pimentón, piperade, castelvetrano tapenade

pan roasted salmon  35
black turtle bean salad, smoked eggplant purée

CLASSICS

slow cooked beef cheeks  26
tomato bread pudding, elote salad, cilantro crème fraîche

coconut curried pork shoulder 20
crushed potatoes, summer squash, basil

the return of meatloaf  20
smoked tomato sauce, crispy onion rings, pimento mashed potatoes

besaw's burger  15
black angus beef, house bun, burger sauce, white cheddar, red onion, shaved lettuce; fries

 

sides

sweet potatoes  5
calabrian chiles, cumin

delicata squash 5
brown butter, balsamic, parmesan

rainbow carrots 5
spicy maple syrup

brussels sprouts  5
fish sauce, toasted garlic

mac & cheese  7
brown butter breadcrumbs

french fries* 6
black pepper, aïoli

 


20% gratuity will be added to parties of 6 or more. Split charge $2.
We will try our best to meet your dietary needs. Two credit card transactions per table; each additional card is $1.

Besaw's strives to support local, organic & sustainable farmers.


*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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FROM THE BAR


FROM THE BAR
Serving it up since 1903.

FROM THE BAR


FROM THE BAR
Serving it up since 1903.


COCKTAILS


SUMMER IN SLABTOWN   11
Portland Marionberry Vodka, St. Germain, Brut Rosé, lime

HIBISCUS-POMEGRANATE MARGARITA   11
Olmeca Altos Plata, Combier, house made hibiscus-pomegranate syrup, lime juice

BONDED BRAMBLE   10
Old Overholt Bonded Rye, Combier, lemon juice, fresh blackberries

PORTLAND MELODY   11
Aria gin, Suze Aperitif, Maraska Maraschino, lemon juice, cherry

BOULEVARD OF ROSES  12
Four Roses Bourbon, Gran Classico, Cocchi, orange twist

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

ABC SOUR*  10
Clear Creek Apple Brandy, Maraska Maraschino, lemon juice, egg white, Amarena cherry

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

ROSE NEGRONI  11
Aperol, Dolin Rouge, Brut Rosé, orange twist

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


BEER


DRAUGHT

BAVIK  PREMIUM  DeBrabandere, BE  6  
STATE OF JEFFERSON PORTER  Arch Rock Brewing, OR  6
NIGHT OWL PUMPKIN ALE  Elysian Brewing, WA  6
IRA Double Mountain Brewing, OR  6
HONORABLE MENTION IPA   North Jetty Brewing, WA  
BAKED APPLE CIDER 
D’s Wicked Cider Company, WA  7

BOTTLES

COORS LIGHT  CO  4
CLAUSTHALER DRY HOPPED PALE LAGER  (N/A)  Binding- Brauerei AG, DE  4

CANS

PUB BEER   16 oz 10 Barrel Brewing, OR 
THE MOST INTERESTING LAGER IN THE WORLD
 Ex Novo Brewing, OR  4.5
IPA  Buoy Beer Company, OR  4.5
HEFEWEIZEN  Occidental Brewing Company, OR  6
LOMPORTER  Lompoc Brewing, OR  4.5
LOCAL LOGGER LAGER  Everybody’s Brewing, WA    4.5   
THE EXPLORER HOPPED CIDER (GF)  Incline Cider Company, WA 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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HAPPY HOUR


HAPPY HOUR



#HAPPYHOUR


EVERYDAY FROM 5-7PM AT THE BAR

BITES


seasonal vegetable; rotating chef selection 4

crispy fries; choice of ketchup or aioli* 4

mixed greens; toasted garlic vinaigrette 6

steak bites*; horseradish sour cream, fried shallots 6

dill pickle chicken fingers; buttermilk dressing 7

charcuterie plate; grain mustard, pickles, crostini 8

cheese plate; marionberry jam, seasonal fruit, house cracker 8

mac & cheese; brown butter breadcrumbs 6

besaw’s burger*; mayo, mustard, dill pickles, shaved lettuce, red onion 8 - add white cheddar +1

6 oz NY strip steak & frites*; malt vinegar mayo 15

margherita pizza 8

pepperoni pizza 10  

parker rolls; cultured or honey butter 3 / 2pcs  

 

BOOZE

$4

wine; rotating selection of red, white, rosé

12oz draught beer

$5

house martini

Palmellow; Combier Pamplemousse Grapefruit Liqueur, vodka, lychee syrup, lime, grapefruit juice

Tim’s Choice; house bubbles with reductions

$6

Rainier & rye

12 oz draught cider

house old fashioned

house margarita

$7

housemade limoncello

Ex Novo & Olmeca; The Most Interesting Lager in the World paired with Altos represado tequila

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

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DESSERT


DESSERT


devil’s food cake  10
whipped peanut butter, salted caramel, baked milk ice cream

pumpkin praline bread pudding 10
buttered pecans, caramel corn, cheesecake ice cream

rocky trail sundae 10
chocolate & toasted marshmallow ice cream, almond whipped cream, hot fudge

BUTTERSCOTCH PUDDING 8
gingersnaps, whipped cream

WARM CHOCOLATE CHIP COOKIE  4

à LA MODE  3
ice cream & sorbet; daily selections


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

 

 

 

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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 dreamcakes   13     (V)
three buttermilk pancakes topped with cream cheese frosting, toffee sauce, and cinnamon toasted walnuts

pumpkin bread french toast  11    (V)
two thick cut slices, cheesecake anglaise, granola, syrup

caramel butter oats 9 (V) cider-braised steel cut oatmeal, house granola, walnuts  

farmer's hash*  15  
bacon, roasted potatoes, crimini mushrooms, onion, roasted garlic, stone-ground mustard creme, seasonal 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 poached eggs, smoked ham, hollandaise; house potatoes

grains & greens  14 (V) (GF)
quinoa, brown rice, kale, roasted cumin carrots, peruvian sweet peppers, green chickpeas, labneh; lemon-tahini dressing

old fashioned buttermilk waffle  10   (V)
choose two: cold brewed coffee anglaise, lemon curd, fruit compote, dark chocolate, pure maple syrup - sub gluten-free waffle for $1

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

besaw's burger*  15
black angus beef smash-patty, shaved lettuce, red relish, american cheese, bread & butter pickles, red onion; house chips

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

nashville hot chicken & waffle  16
spicy fried chicken, syrup, butter

cobb salad  12   (GF) (V)
cherry tomato agrodolce, blue cheese, pickled red onion, avocado, preserved egg, mustard vinaigrette - add fried chicken or pecan-smoked pastrami for $6

monte cristo  16  
custard-dipped house brioche, smoked ham, brie, blueberry mostarda; mixed green salad

red-eye hanger steak  16   (GF)
braised greens, white corn grits, red-eye jus; sunny egg

guajillo pork chilaquiles  14   (GF)
smoked pork in guajillo sauce, corn tostadas, salsa verde, queso fresco, pickled red onion; sunny egg

(V) Vegetarian

(GF) Gluten Free

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

BUILD YOUR OWN BREAKFAST:

  

TWO EGGS* 4

HONEY-CURED BACON 5

HOUSE-MADE SAUSAGE 6

PECAN-SMOKED PASTRAMI 6

HOUSE POTATOES 4

RUSTIC TOAST 2; GF TOAST 3

SCRATCH BISCUIT & GRAVY 7

BUTTERMILK PANCAKE 5

GF PANCAKE 7

RUSTIC FRENCH TOAST 5

GF FRENCH TOAST 7

PURE MAPLE SYRUP 3

FRESH FRUIT BOWL 6

HOUSE VEGGIES 5

WHITE CORN GRITS 5

CUP OF SOUP 5

MIXED GREEN SALAD 7

 something sweet

butterscotch pudding   7 gingersnaps, whipped cream

chocolate chip cookie 3 served warm

seasonal pop tart 5 served warm, with vanilla bean frosting

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