Novare Res Bier Cafe

Novare Res Bier Café
4 Canal Plaza, Suite 1
Portland, ME 04101

207 761 2437

Monday - Thursday 4-1
Friday 3-1
Saturday & Sunday 12-1


Kitchen Hours:

Sun‑Thurs open‑11 / Fri & Sat open‑12:30

Updated: Feb 17, 2017 @ 8:05 pm


Chips & French Onion Dip
Creamy house-made French onion dip with kettle chips… $5

Fancy “Slim Jim”
Landjäger, a smoked German beef sausage, oooohhh yeeaaaah… $5

Ibérico Chorizo Deviled Eggs
Trio of deviled eggs, chorizo whipped yolks & topped with Ibérico Chorizo… $10

Mixte Plate
Traditional Belgian bier café snack, cubed salami and young cheese served w/ spicy mustard… $8

Bavarian Pretzel
Griddled pretzel with salt, bier cheese or maple mustard …single $4.50 double… $8

Crab Rangoon Grilled Cheese
Fresh crab & cream cheese on grilled Pullman bread w/ spicy duck sauce… $10    

Preserved Lemons Hummus
Served with roasted garlic served fresh cucumber and za’tar grilled pita bread…$10

Soup Du Jour
It’s the soup of the day! Ooohh…that sounds good, I’ll have that!… cup $5 … bowl $7


Sandwiches served with Morse’s pickles on Southside Bread, choice of side kettle chip, demi salad or cabbage slaw

Spring Sandwich
Rosemary ham, garlic onion jam, Cotswold cheese, lettuce & balsamic, brioche bun…$12

Three Monks
Rosemary ham, mortadella, salami & provolone with hot pepper relish on a brioche bun…$12

Tikka Masala Burrito
Marinated chicken braised in a spicy tomato sauce & basamati rice in a flour tortilla…$11

House Made Black Bean Burger
w/ lettuce, tomato, spicy mayo & avocado lime sauce on a brioche bun…$12

Vegan (on pita & no mayo)

*contains cashews


Bierwurst Plate
Two seared bierwursts, sauerkraut, spicy mustard and rye toast… $12

Soup & Grilled Cheese
Select cheese blend using Jaspers Hill’s Alpha Tolman & Clothbound Cheddar, grilled on Southside Pullman bread with a cup of today’s soup… $12

Southwestern Chicken Salad
Baby greens, carrots, black bean salsa, hard boiled egg, smoked queso fresco, cajun chicken, avocado lime dressing … $12

Meat & Cheese Bar

One ounce portions served with Standard Bakery baguette and garnish – $4.50 each


Herb Roasted Ham – ITA Delicate rosemary / soft and highly aromatic

Red Table Salami François – MN Genoa-style / white wine / garlic / white pepper

Ibérico de Bellota Chorizo – ESP Acorn-Fed Ibérico pork (Pata Negra) / course ground sausage / smoky Spanish paprika

Mousse de Canard du Foie Gras – NY Foie gras / duck liver / duck meat / fresh grapes / raisins / Sauternes wine

Prosciutto di Parma – ITA 500 day aged ham / nutty / notes of berries

Chiara Mortadella – ITA “Fancy bologna” / nitrate-free / pistachios


Winter Hill Farm – ME Rotating selection

Berkshire Bloom – VT Unpasteurized cow’s milk/camembert style/creamy

Chiriboga Blue – DEU Roquefort-style / pasteurized cow’s milk / high butterfat / mild funk

L’Etivaz – CHE Raw cow’s milk / Firm / Alpine cheese / made in copper vats / hints of hazelnut

Coupole – VT Pasteurized goat’s/ bright sweet/velvety/grassy

Chef’s Choice – ask your server about our new cheeses


Belgian Liege Waffle
Brioche dough with pearl sugar, rotating preparation…$6  (A la mode + $2)

Dark Horizon Milk Shake
Vanilla bean ice cream blended w/ Nøgne Ø Dark Horizon Coffee Stout…$6