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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

 

CEVICHE TRIO*
rustic shrimp ceviche with guacamole; scallop ceviche with pico de gallo & avocado; and fish ceviche with cantaloupe salsa & cucumber 9


SPANISH YAPINGACHO

cheese-stuffed griddled potato cakes with annatto oil, avocado, peanut sauce and chorizo 8


BAKED GOAT CHEESE

topped with salsa and served with crisp tortilla chips 9


PLANTAIN TOSTONES

smashed fried plantains with fresh tomato salsa, Ecuadorian chimichurri and melted chihuahua cheese 8


ECUADORIAN HUMITAS

fresh corn cakes with lemongrass-tomato stew, Ecuadorian chimichurri and melted queso fresco 10


CHEF’S GUACAMOLE
fresh avocado, lime, cilantro, onion and peppers with seasoned corn chips 9
add bacon crisps, shaved Manchego cheese or oven-dried tomatoes for $1 each


CRISPY CALAMARI
with peppadew peppers, capers and garlic butter sauce 11


CHIMICHURRI FLATBREAD
baked with fresh mozzarella and sweet corn salsa 9


soups & salads

 

DUCK SOUP
duck confit in duck broth with white rice, Serrano ham, lime wedges and glazed carrots 8


BEEF & PLANTAIN SOUP
shredded beef soup with raisin-stuffed plantain ball, sweet corn and escabeche salsa 8


FRESH MARKET SALAD
local greens with ripe tomatoes, dried cherries, cucumbers, quesillo and yogurt vinaigrette 7


ROASTED BEET SALAD
with dressed frisée-lettuce, toasted pine nuts, avocado puree, queso fresco and Cara Cara orange segments 8


ROASTED CAULIFLOWER SALAD
with curried florets, sweet corn salsa, golden raisins and fried capers 8


ADOBO CHICKEN SALAD
sliced adobo chicken breast over fresh greens with candied walnuts, dried cherries, cucumber, avocado and red wine vinaigrette 13


GRILLED STEAK SALAD
with baby romaine, mixed greens, shaved red onions, orange marmalade and red wine vinaigrette 15


specialty beverages

 

café con leche
bold espresso blended with steamed milk 5


agua fresca
a daily refreshing cooler creation with fresh fruit 4


jarritos
Mexican soda made with real sugar cane, in a variety of flavors 2.50

 

entrees

add your choice of soup or salad 4


FRESH OCEAN FISH – ask your server about tonight’s selection


BEEF CHURRASCO*
grilled sirloin slices over creamy sofrito rice, traditional chimichurri, matchstick plantains and fried egg 21


BLUE CRAB BURRITO
tender blue crab, pan-seared ocean fish and crispy slaw folded into a warm flour tortilla with cilantro pesto, queso fresco and sweet corn salsa 18


BRAISED SHORT RIBS
with creamy polenta, pan seared vegetables and veal reduction 22


ROASTED SQUASH
with baby spring vegetables, asparagus tips and white wine sauce 16


HONEY-CITRUS SALMON*
a fresh Atlantic filet grilled with orange-honey glaze and served with potato croquettes and seared vegetables 23


CARNE ASADA*
grilled hanger steak with white rice, black bean menestra, bell peppers and traditional chimichurri 19


SEA SCALLOPS
pan-seared, with barley risotto, glazed vegetables and herb butter sauce 27


ADOBO CHICKEN
semi-boneless adobo chicken breast, with onion jus, rice and fried plantains 18


SWEET POTATO GNOCCHI
with seared squashes, heirloom tomatoes, castle vetrano olives, pimenton de la Vera and brown butter cream 18


tacos & sandwiches


FISH TACOS
beer-battered or pan-seared ocean fish with black bean menestra, sofrito rice, lettuce, escabeche salsa and Ecuadorian chimichurri 16


ARGENTINE BURGER*
grilled beef on a bakery roll with blue cheese, bacon, onion marmalade and a fried egg 14


CUBAN SANDWICH
press-grilled on Avalon Telera bread with smoked ham, braised pork shoulder,
Manchego cheese, pickles and mustard aioli 14


SHORT RIB MOJADO
braised beef stuffed in a crusty wambra roll with horseradish aioli, lettuce, cheese
and posole-black bean jus 13


LOBSTER SALAD SANDWICH
creamy lobster salad on housemade oven-dried tomato pan bread
with shredded lettuce, queso fresco and ginger aioli 15


PULLED PORK TACOS
with creamy rice, black beans and citrus radish salad 13


CHIPOTLE TURKEY BURGER
grilled housemade turkey patty on a bakery roll with avocado, feta cheese, seared
fennel, caramelized bacon and smoked jalapeno aioli with sweet potato fries 14


BEEF BRISKET TACOS
with Ecuadorian chimichurri, black bean menestra, sofrito rice and escabeche salsa 13

 

Mininos

 

Cheese Quesadillas with salsa 6

 

Chicken Tenders with sweet potato fries 6

 

Battered Fish sticks with creamy coleslaw 7

 

Cheese Burger with sweet potato fries 6

 

Mac & Cheese 6

 

desserts


Flan d’ Caramel with glazed berries, fresh mint and caramel sauce 8


CHOPPALATE chocolate cake with chocolate raspberry ganache, chopp infused buttercream and vanilla ice cream 9


BORRACHITO brandy-soaked pound cake with vanilla ice cream 7


SALTED CHOCOLATE SUNDAE Mexican vanilla ice cream on an Avalon sea salt chocolate chip cookie with dark Ecuadorian chocolate and whipped cream 8


HOUSEMADE ICE CREAMS ask your server about today’s selections

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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