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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
cheese-stuffed tapioca bread, Lena dipping sauce 8

CEVICHE*
seasonal seafood prepared daily 13

BAKED GOAT CHEESE
topped with fresh salsa and served with seasoned corn chips 8

PLANTAIN TOSTONES
fried plantains, tomato salsa, queso, verde sauce 8

ECUADORIAN HUMITAS
award-winning fresh corn cakes, roasted red pepper coulis, queso, verde sauce 9

CHEF’S GUACAMOLE
prepared fresh daily, with seasoned corn chips 8

SPANISH LLAPINGACHO
cheese filled potato cakes, chorizo, avocado, peanut sauce 9

LOBSTER CORN DOGS
saffron slaw, banana ketchup 14

DUCK TAMALE
duck confit, garden slaw, crispy duck chicharrones, fig sauce 12

 

soups & salads


ROASTED CORN BISQUE
sweet corn, fresh salsa 8


SOUP OF THE DAY
ask your server about today’s fresh creation 7


ROASTED VEGETABLE SALAD

heirloom baby carrots, beets, sweet potato, roma tomatoes, arugula, yogurt vinaigrette 8

ROASTED CAULIFLOWER SALAD
cauliflower florets, sweet corn, golden raisins, fried capers, tarragon dressing 8

ELOTE SALAD
grilled sweet corn, cabbage, jicama, cotija honey crema, arugula, hot sauce vinaigrette 8 add grilled chicken 4

CHAVEZ SALAD
field greens, roasted tomatoes, grilled brioche, poached egg, Dijon anchovy dressing 9

JERK CHICKEN SALAD
marinated grilled chicken over mixed greens with fresh mango, pickled red onion, golden raisins, queso, and cilantro lime vinaigrette 11

HARVEST SALAD
roasted tomatoes, pickled pumpkin, burrata cheese, spiced pepitas, crispy pork chicharrones 10

 

entrees

add a green salad or cup of soup 4

FRESH OCEAN FISH
Ask your server about tonight’s selection

BEEF CHURRASCO*
grilled flatiron steak sliced over quinoa sofrito, with fried egg and chimichurri 21

LOBSTER & CRAB BURRITO
crab and lobster stuffing, pinto beans, rice, chipotle cream sauce 18

BRAISED SHORT RIBS
Best Entrée - Taste of Ann Arbor 2014 - with polenta, seasonal vegetables and natural reduction 22

SEA SCALLOPS
pan-seared, with locro stew of butternut squash, roasted sweet corn and fatija cheese 27

VEGETABLE FEIJOADA
Brazilian stew of seasonal vegetables, lentils, spiced vegetable broth 18

SEARED SALMON
a seasonal fresh filet with quinoa sofrito, braised collard greens and pinto beans 24

JERK CHICKEN
traditional marinade, quinoa sofrito, pinto beans, pineapple marmalade 18

PAN ROASTED PORK TENDERLOIN
with lentil pilaf of pickled pumpkin, braised Brussels sprouts and chorizo, Michigan apple cider reduction 25


tacos and sandwiches


FISH TACOS
grilled yellowtail jack, cabbage slaw, tomato salsa, choice of creamy verde or spicy rojo sauce 16

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

CUBAN SANDWICH
ham, braised pork, salami, pickles, Swiss cheese, jalapeño yellow mustard 14

CHIPOTLE TURKEY BURGER
with roasted fennel, bacon jam, queso, avocado, chipotle aioli 11

BEEF BRISKET TACOS
braised beef brisket, cabbage slaw, tomato salsa, choice of creamy verde
or spicy rojo sauce 13

 

desserts


FLAN
chef’s seasonal selection 8

CHOCOLATE CINNAMON TACO
cinnamon sugar taco, chocolate mousse duo, house-made marshmallow 8

RICOTTA FRITTERS
chef’s selection 7


CORN TRIO
sweet corn cake, housemade corn ice cream, kettle corn 9

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

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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