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2301 NW Savier St, Portland, OR 97210-2513 (Northwest District)
503-224-4859
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Ranked #98 of 3,638 Restaurants in Portland
Price range: $1 - $30
Hours:
Mon - Fri 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tue - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Sat - Sun 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Cuisines: American, Californian
Neighborhood: Northwest District
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Mountain View, Arkansas
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843 reviews 843 reviews
460 restaurant reviews
399 helpful votes 399 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015 NEW via mobile

On our annual trips to Portland to visit our daughter, my wife and I first discovered Besaw's three years ago. We eat breakfast there once or twice during our stays. We especially like the wild salmon scramble with rosemary garlic potatoes. They have very good coffee with endless refills. My wife likes there petit parfait which has Greek yogurt and... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

We went there on Christmas Eve before going to see a play. The atmosphere was great. Very small space for the amount of people dining there. It kind of made it hard to enjoy the time when we were constantly being bumped in to by other guests squeezing by to get to their tables or wait staff trying to get... More 

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Healdsburg, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

I rented an Airbnb on NW 23rd Street. Exhausted from a long drive, we decided to walk around the extended neighborhood and hope for a good, random find. Besaw's was one of the best "comfort food" meals I have ever had. Everything from the atmosphere, service, and food was simple and done to perfection. We sat at the bar and... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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25 reviews 25 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

We had breakfast at this popular spot. No reservations, a brief wait and lots of activity. Had the classic eggs Benedict. Great coffee, fast service and tasty food. They offer breakfast, lunch and dinner.

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Nanaimo, Canada
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17 reviews 17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

We had breakfast here, huevos rancheros, and Burrito. Unlike any other breaky we've had ever. The portions were more than enough and the flavour shone through. The food came piping hot and just when you think you cannot eat another bite you just have to finish the wonderful rosemary potatoes you have on your plate. We should have gone back... More 

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Top Contributor
92 reviews 92 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

We passed this place several times while in the area and it was always busy so we decided to give it a try one evening. we were quite early so didn't have to wait long for a table. We were seated inside just near the pass so we had fun watching the activity in the kitchen area. we had chicken... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

I have spent many mornings, afternoons and evenings enjoying Besaw's offerings. Their brunch is SOLID! the wait can be an issue, but they've taken reservations - so it can help to cut the line a bit. Also, you can expect to wait for weekend brunch anywhere in Portland. Dinner provided me with the best salmon dish I have ever had.... More 

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Vancouver, Washington
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65 reviews 65 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

I love coming here for breakfast whenever I come downtown. Sitting inside or outside, both atmospheres make the time spent there welcoming. I love the breakfast burrito, they aren't stingy with portion of food or toppings. The staff here is always in good spirits as well. Try this place out when you get the chance!

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Clifton, New Jersey
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36 reviews 36 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

I had read about the wonderful breakfast at Besaw's, but our hotel had a good breakfast selection so we decided to go here for dinner somewhat last minute and made a reservation about an hour before (on a Friday night). We were glad we did because there was a line when we arrived! Apparently a large party had come in.... More 

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Beaverton, Oregon
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222 reviews 222 reviews
186 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

We arrived about 10:30 am on a Wednesday morning and were surprised at how busy the restaurant was. It was a great mix of people of all ages. They serve breakfast every day until 3 pm, and the lunch menu was about half the size of the breakfast menu, so this is definitely a place for breakfast. My husband ordered... More 

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Additional Information about Besaw's

Address: 2301 NW Savier St, Portland, OR 97210-2513
Phone Number: 503-224-4859
Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Portland>  > Northwest District
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Monday 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday 7:00 am - 3:00 pm  5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 7:00 am - 3:00 pm  5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 7:00 am - 3:00 pm  5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 7:00 am - 3:00 pm  5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm  8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 1 - 30
Cuisine: American, Californian

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