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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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Dinner menu

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appetizers

CHIPITAS
cheesy tapioca bread, Lena dipping sauce 8

CEVICHE*
seasonal seafood prepared daily 13

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

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

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

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

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

LOBSTER CORN DOGS
garden slaw, banana ketchup 14

ROASTED BRUSSELS SPROUTS
seared with bacon, sriracha, garlic and lemon 9

 

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, roasted beets, sweet potato, roma tomatoes, arugula, yogurt vinaigrette 8

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

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

CHAVEZ SALAD
mixed greens, house-roasted tomatoes, grilled brioche, poached egg, Dijon anchovy dressing 9

JERK CHICKEN SALAD
marinated grilled chicken over mixed greens with juicy mango, pickled red onion, golden raisins, queso, and cilantro lime vinaigrette 13

GRILLED PINEAPPLE SALAD
mixed greens with charred pineapple, crisp jicama, oranges, fresh avocado, candied pepitas and roasted poblano vinaigrette 10 add grilled chicken 4

 

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
lobster and crab meat folded with seasoned pinto beans, braised greens, rice and chipotle cream sauce 18

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

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

BRAZILIAN VEGETABLE STEW
aromatic sauté of seasonal vegetables and lentils with 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 ocean fish, 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
press-grilled ham, braised pork, salami, pickles, Swiss cheese, jalapeño yellow mustard 14

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

BEEF BRISKET TACOS
tender 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

SEASONAL 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 syrup and hazelnut butter creams 9

tweets

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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