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: May 30, 2018 @ 10:51 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

North Spore Deviled Eggs                 Trio of deviled eggs, North Spore mushroom whipped yolks, bacon & chives

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

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

Deutsch Pork Sliders
Pulled pork braised in smoky rauchbier on 3 buns topped with Morse’s kraut & pickles

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

Vegan Crabless Cakes
Crispy Vegan crab cakes (wheat & soy) with vegan aioli

Herb Garlic Hummus
Served with roasted garlic served fresh cucumber 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 on Southside Bread, choice of side kettle chip, demi salad or cabbage slaw

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

Fatty Wad
Prosciutto, sopressata, mortadella, salami, sharp provolone, peppers, tomato, onion & greens on a Amoroso roll

Bánh Mì
Ham, mortadella, jalapeno, cilantro, cucumber, pickled carrots & diakon, mayo on a Amoroso roll

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

(Sub vegan crab cake & veganaise)

*contains wheat & soy


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

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

Cold Glass Noodles Mung bean noodles, fresh herbs, tamari sesame dressing, cucumber, pickled carrot & daikon, marinated mushrooms & topped with peanuts *GF & V

(add chicken breast or vegan crab cakes)

Summer Salad
Arugula, chevre, strawberries, pickled beets, almonds, red onion & red wine vinaigrette              

(add chicken breast or vegan crab cakes)

Meat & Cheese Bar

One ounce portions served with Standard Bakery baguette and garnish


Vermont Salami Smoked Rosemary Ham – VT Delicate rosemary / soft and highly aromatic

Salumeria Biellese Finocchiona – NY Course salami/fennel & fennel pollen/Berkshire pork

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

Les Trois Petits Cochons
Pâté de Canard à l’Orange – NY  Duck/pork/orange peel/pistachio/Grand Marnier

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

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


Winter Hill Farm – ME Rotating selection

Gourmino Hornbacher – CH Raw cow’s milk /grass fed/apline/firm/nutty

Maytag Blue- IA Homogenized cow’s milk/cave aged/ultra creamy/ Roquefort-esque

Boston Post Trés Bonne-VT Pasteurized goat/firm/mild/Appenzeller-style/notes of hazelnut & toffee

Nettle Meadow Kunik-NY Pasteurized goat & cow’s milk/triple cream/flaky/citrusy

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