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PORTLAND DINING MONTH


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PORTLAND DINING MONTH



PORTLAND DINING MONTH


MARCH 1st - 31st

Three Courses for $33

Try our Pairing Flight Menu for $17

First Course

crispy Brussels sprouts
smoked honey, taleggio, bordelaise

-or-

roasted beet salad
miso vinaigrette, sesame seeds, avocado mousse

Pairing: Stoller Chardonnay

Second Course

coq au vin
duck fat roasted potatoes, gremolata

-or-

harissa polenta stuffed squash
turmeric tomato sauce, pickled onions and cilantro

Pairing: Angela Pinot Noir

Third Course

bay leaf panna cotta
lemon curd, pistachio brittle, poached rhubarb

Pairing: House Limoncello

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DINNER


DINNER: The sexy side of Besaw's.

DINNER


DINNER: The sexy side of Besaw's.


DINNER


starters

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

roasted sweet potato salad  11
labneh, pomegranate, pickled jalapeño, cilantro, walnuts

smoked sablefish linguine 15
crème fraîche, capers, trout roe, gremolata

octopus cassoulet*  16 
duck fat bread crumbs, bacon, saffron aïoli, mint

dungeness crab cakes*  22
parsnip confit, truffled béarnaise, fines herbes

oxtail empanadas  15
fork mashed turnips, horseradish-salsa verde

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

milk braised pork shoulder  24  
roasted fennel, crispy fried delicata squash

slow cooked beef brisket  24
caramelized onion, toasted rustique, emmentaler, parsley pesto

sautéed spot prawns  25
porchetta, prawn jus, white corn polenta

grilled polenta & poached duck egg*  19
sautéed broccolini, creamed mushrooms, parmigiano-reggiano

crispy duck confit  25
roasted potatoes, gremolata, shallots, tapenade

CLASSICS

pork cabbage rolls  20
turmeric-tomato sauce, roasted winter vegetables, miso & squash purée

pan roasted half chicken 25
whipped rutabagas, caraway braised cabbage, carrot relish   

the return of meatloaf  23
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 parsnips  6
brown butter, pomegranate seeds

delicata squash  6
taleggio fonduta, anchovy bread crumbs

whipped rutabaga 6
butter, cream, parsley

sautéed brussels sprouts  6
garlic confit, bacon

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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FROM THE BAR


FROM THE BAR
Serving it up since 1903.

FROM THE BAR


FROM THE BAR
Serving it up since 1903.


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, Amaro Lucano, Cardamom Bitters, cherry

PORTLAND MELODY   11
Aria Gin, Suze Saveur d’Autrefois, Luxardo Cherry Liqueur, 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. 


BEER


DRAUGHT

BAVIK  PREMIUM   DeBrabandere, BE  6  
FENDER BENDER AMBER ALE  Rusty Truck Brewing Company, OR  6
LITTLE BULL AMERICAN STOUT   Mt. Tabor Brewing, OR  6
POSTMAN SPELT PALE ALE  Wolves & People Farmhouse Brewery, OR  6
VORTEX IPA   Fort George Brewery + Public House , OR    
STRAWBERRY PERRY CIDER  (GF) 
Bauman’s Cider Company, OR  7

BOTTLES

COORS LIGHT  CO  3.5
CLAUSTHALER DRY HOPPED PALE LAGER  (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  Buoy Beer Company, 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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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, 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; choice of 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


CHOCOLATE BAILEYS GATEAU  10
whiskey caramel, cocoa crunch

WARM CITRUS PARFAIT  10
olive oil cake, crispy meringue, orange sherbet

CARAMEL CORN SUNDAE  10
popcorn & salted caramel ice cream, peanuts, 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 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 & winter vegetables  14
freekeh, lacinato kale, roasted garlic vinaigrette, delicata, roasted beets, breakfast radish, pomegranate, chevre

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

chicken fried steak stack  15      
house gravy, sunny egg, pickled onions: house potatoes

duck confit cassoulet  17                                                                                                                                                 northern white bean, pork shoulder, house made boudin blanc sausage and duck

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

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

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

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

french dip  13                                                                                                                                     hoagie roll, horseradish crème fraîche, 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 BRAISED 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