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2301 NW Savier St, Portland, OR 97210-2513
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Closed now
All 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
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Portland, Oregon
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75 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Besaws opened up in a great new location. Twice as large and the food was imaginative and delicious. I had a Belgian waffle and had a choice of 2 toppings. My partner has zucchini French toast with basil anglaise. The prices were moderate also. Loved it.

Thank Mary K
Level Contributor
72 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have been away for quite some time and looked forward to brunch here. The new place is not quite like the quaint original. It was not as cozy and the food was not as homey, nor was the staff. We were sad with the change, though understand. Hopefully, our next experience will be better and tastier.

Thank NYC_to_BKK
Level Contributor
7 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We will be back, even if it is to just see Cody! He was wonderful! Seriously. the food is fantastic. If your meal does not come with a scratch biscuit, you need to order one. I had the hash, husband had the benny. Craving it in the middle of the night now!

Thank DoolsCalgary
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132 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After being run out of their 100+ year-old location, the priceless NW Portland breakfast/brunch spot re opened on Raleigh in a truly updated, snappy spot. I recommend it on the transformation alone. New chef, we were told. Menu limited, sauces bland, eggs poached to perfection, muffin was like cutting a brick, Bloody Mary was marginal (too much useless garnish), service... More 

Sunnyvale, CA
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016

First time to Besaw's, but was told by our dining companions that this is a new location. They have some issues in the kitchen and/or with the waitstaff. One dish came out 5 minutes after all of the others did, leaving my wife to wait patiently while the rest of us started. Another side dish ordered by our friends didn't... More 

Thank nri
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125 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016 via mobile

Oh my goodness it was good! Lemon pancakes with pork apple sausage links. Farmers scramble with homemade biscuit. The new restaurant is open, well lit, inviting, friendly and well worth a visit. The menu is unique and the portions are large. It was the perfect place for the family to gather for a Fathers Day breakfast.

Thank DewPortland
Portland, Oregon
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338 reviews
239 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016 via mobile

Besaws has really stepped up to the mark in this restaurant glutted city. The new transformation is delightful - totally different from the old. I had the special starters - strawberry gazpacho & pork belly on greens. Very rich but very satisfying. A little goes a long way. My companions had the hangar steak and the trout. Neither would share... More 

Thank trawlerdoxie
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105 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016

Besaw's offers both brunch and dinner menus with a variety of entrees for every pallet! We recently enjoyed a family dinner at this amazing restaurant with everyone in our party sharing entrees..... it's THAT GOOD! We ordered the Russet Potato Gnocchi, pan-seared Duck Breast, grilled Miso-Marinated Hanger Steak and friend Chicken (and Waffle) dinner entree. Our food was cooked perfectly... More 

Thank Linda D
Portland, Oregon
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102 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016

We started a 30 block walking tour of NW Portland here, this covered at least 10 places to grab a snack and a drink. Of all the places this was by far our favorite. We had the avocado toast & breakfast hash and both were fantastic. Our waitress was super helpful because it was our first time there. She brought... More 

Thank Mike L
Yucaipa, California
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73 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2016 via mobile

First of all, tripadvisor has the old address for this place. They have been open at this new location since January. I actually found the correct address on Yelp. Now for my review. I love this place. First time I ate here was at the old location. It was awesome. The menu is completely different now at the new location... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2301 NW Savier St, Portland, OR 97210-2513
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Portland>  > Northwest District
  • Neighborhood: Northwest District
  • Phone Number: 5032282619

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?