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: Jul 10, 2019 @ 10:43 pm


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

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

Deviled “Spy” Eggs         
Trio of soy-marinated deviled eggs, w/chives and pickled ginger

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

Griddled Pretzel
Griddled pretzel with salt, bier cheese or spicy maple mustard …single or double

Sweet Chili & Sea Chi Pork Tacos
(2) tacos loaded w/ sweet chili pulled pork, ocean approved “SeaChi” kim chi, crema & cilantro on griddled corn tortilla (GF)

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

Vegan Crab Cakes
Crispy wheat & soy “crab” cakes on a bed of local Ocean Approved Kelp Salad with Old Bay vegan aioli

Roasted Red Pepper Hummus
with pickled vegetables and za’tar grilled pita bread

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


Sandwiches served with Morse’s pickles & side choice of kettle chips, demi salad or cabbage slaw

Spring Sandwich
Rosemary ham, garlic onion jam, Cotswold cheese, lettuce & balsamic, on a Amoroso roll

The “Beyond” Burger
Plant-based veg. burger w/ American cheese, shredded lettuce, tomato, onion, mustard pickles & special sauce (V or GF versions available)

Jappa Dogs                                             2 red snappers, wasabi, soy onions, kewpie mayo, pickled ginger and furikake seasoning

Bánh Mì
Pulled pork, jalapeno, cilantro, cucumber, pickled carrots & diakon, mayo on a Amoroso roll

(Sub vegan crab cake & veganaise) *contains wheat & soy

Soup & Grilled Cheese
Blend of sharp aged provolone & mozzeralla for the full gooey stretch factor, grilled on Southside pullman bread with a cup of today’s soup


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

Veganwurst Plate
Two vegan seitan sausages (bean & wheat), sauerkraut, spicy mustard & rye toast (V)

Curry Bowl
Yellow curry w/ seasonal vegetables on a bed of pillowy basmati rice (V)
(add chicken breast or vegan crab cakes)

Arugula Salad
Peppery arugula, cucumbers, macerated peaches tossed in balsamico blanco vinaigrette & finished Norwich basket ricotta

Meat & Cheese Bar

One ounce portions served with Standard Bakery baguette and garnish


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

Red Table Extra Vecchio – MN
Pork salami/black pepper/garlic/white wine

Fermin Sobrasada Iberico – ESP
Spreadable salami/Iberico pork
pimenton/hot paprika/oregano.

Mousse Royale Au Sauternes – NY
Pork/duck liver/goose liver
mushrooms/sauternes wine

Fermin Serrano Paleta – ESP
Cured pork shoulder/nutty/fruity

Molinari Mortadella – CA
“Fancy bologna”/nitrate-free/pistachios


Winter Hill Farm – ME
Rotating selction

Parish Hill Creamery Hermit – VT
Raw cow’s milk /washed in Hermit Thrush ale/mild/nutty

Norwich Farm Fresh Basket Ricotta – VT
soft grained cheese/cow’s milk
ultra bright/creamy/finished with Maldon Salt

Monte Enebro Blue – ESP
Pasteurized Spanish goat cheese/blue & ash rind
rich butter fat/velvety center

Spring Brook Farm Tubby – VT
alpine style/raw cow’s milk/bright/buttery

Chef’s Choice
Ask your server about our new cheeses


Belgian Liege Waffle                          Brioche dough with pearl sugar, rotating preparation

Dear Dairy Ice Cream                        Rotating selection from one of the best local ice cream makers in town