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Monday - Thursday 11am-11pm
Friday 11am - 12am
Saturday 10am - 12am
Sunday 10am - 10pm

226 South Main . Ann Arbor . MI . 48104

 


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appetizers

CHIPITAS
tapioca dough, cotija cheese, Lena sauce 9

BAKED GOAT CHEESE
topped with fresh salsa and served with warm seasoned corn chips 9

PLANTAIN TOSTONES
plantain coins, tomato salsa, queso, verde sauce 8

HUMITAS
griddled corn cakes, roasted red pepper coulis, queso, verde sauce 9

CHEF’S GUACAMOLE
prepared fresh daily, with warm seasoned corn chips 9

SPANISH LLAPINGACHO
cheese filled potato cakes, chorizo, ripe avocado, peanut sauce 10

spanish octopus flatb read
grilled octopus, garlic confit, watercress, tomatoes, sweet potato crisps, grapefruit chemoura 14

Roasted Brussels Sprouts
seared with bacon, sriracha, garlic and lemon 10

charcuterie board
Butifarra, Serrano, Cantipalo, pickled tomatillo relish, bacon jam, whole wheat picos 16

cheese board
Manchego 6 month aged, Iberico 4 month aged, Payoyo, house fresh cheese, membrillo, seasonal fruit, whole wheat picos 16

Ceviche
seasonal seafood, watermelon, arugula, cucumber, watermelon radish, tostones 13

soups & salads

ROASTED CORN BISQUE
sweet corn, fresh salsa 8

SOUP OF THE DAY
chef’s daily creation 8

ROASTED VEGETABLE SALAD
heirloom baby carrots, roasted beets, sweet potato, roma tomatoes, arugula, yogurt vinaigrette 9

ELOTE SALAD
grilled Michigan sweet corn, cabbage, jicama, cotija honey crema, arugula, hot sauce vinaigrette 9 add grilled chicken 4

Shrimp SALAD
grilled shrimp, field greens, cous cous, beets, chickpeas, haricot verts, tomatoes, avocado dill dressing 14

JERK CHICKEN SALAD
grilled chicken, field greens, pickled red onion, mango, queso fresco, golden raisins, cilantro lime vinaigrette 14

Grilled Pineapple Salad
field greens, charred pineapple, jicama, grapefruit, avocado, candied pepitas, roasted poblano vinaigrette 9 add grilled chicken 4

entrees

add a green salad or cup of soup 4

FRESH OCEAN FISH
chef’s selection of seasonal ingredients

BEEF CHURRASCO*
grilled flatiron, ancient grain sofrito, fried egg, chimichurri 22

pimientos rellanos
sweet potato stuffed Hungarian wax peppers, picadillo-style tomato sauce,
housemade fresh cheese 18

BRAISED SHORT RIBS
polenta, roasted Brussels sprouts, natural reduction 23

SEA SCALLOPS
pan-seared, with roasted fingerling potatoes, warm spinach salad of beets, grapefruit,
tomatoes & pickled onions, Serrano ham crisp, tamarind glaze 26

Brazilian Vegetable Stew
seasonal vegetables, lentils, spiced vegetable broth 17

salmon moqueca
BAP certified Skuna Bay salmon, stew of garden vegetables, tomato broth,
coconut milk 24

JERK CHICKEN
traditional marinade, ancient grain sofrito, pinto beans, pineapple marmalade 19

paella de marisco y chorizo
shrimp, mussels, bay scallops, chorizo, saffron rice 25

tacos and sandwiches

FISH TACOS
grilled mahi mahi, cabbage slaw, pico de gallo, choice of verde or rojo sauce 16

SAO PAULO BURGER*
certified Angus beef, bacon jam, fried egg, pickled red onion, rojo sauce 15

CUBAN SANDWICH
ham, braised pork, salami, pickles, swiss cheese, jalapeño yellow mustard 15

CHIPOTLE TURKEY BURGER
with roasted fennel, bacon jam, queso, ripe avocado and chipotle aioli 12

BEEF BRISKET TACOS
picadillo braised beef brisket, cabbage slaw, pica de gallo, choice of verde
or rojo sauce 14

sideS
your choice of polenta, brussels sprouts, house fries, ancient grain sofrito,
or platanos maduros 4 each

desserts

FLAN
traditional custard, caramel glaze 8

CINNAMON TACO
cinnamon sugar taco, cajeta and chocolate mousse duo, house made marshmallow 8

SEASONAL donutS
chef’s selection donuts made to order, dipping sauce 7

Sorbet TRIO
trio of pear ginger, hibiscus lemon, coconut sriracha 9

TORTE CAKE
rum-soaked almond sponge cake, cajeta and hazelnut butter creams 9

chocolate tres leches CAKE
cocoa, cream, fresh berries 8

tweets

Lena NEWS

  • A weekend getaway in Ann Arbor    

    I would be remiss if I didn’t mention my new favorite restaurant. For dinner, we stopped by Lena & Habana. According to Lena, their food is a mix of Latin American influences with just the right amount of spice that will blow your mind.
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  • Bivouac Eats: Lena (Ann Arbor, MI)    
    "I really can’t describe Lena any better than I did previously – very few restaurants offer as complete of a package as they do. Every bit of my meal, from start to finish, was equivalently excellent."
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  • Lena in Ann Arbor introduces Chad Tough burger to battle cancer    
    Four-year-old Chad Carr is battling a brain tumor and a fund called "Chad Tough" has been set up in his honor to raise money for cancer research. Lena, a restaurant in Ann Arbor, has come up with a unique way to honor Chad and his fight against cancer.
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  • Hours of Operation

    Monday - Thursday 11am-11pm
    Friday 11am - 12am
    Saturday 10am - 12am
    Sunday 10am - 10pm
  • A: 226 S. Main, Ann Arbor, MI 48104
    T: 734.994.2773
    E: lena@mission86.com