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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

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

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 CORN BISQUE
sweet corn, fresh salsa 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

Grilled Pineapple SALAD
field greens, charred pineapple, jicama, grapefruit, avocado, candied pepitas, roasted poblano vinaigrette 9 add grilled chicken 4
Shrimp SALAD
grilled shrimp, field greens, cous cous, beets, chickpeas, haricot verts, tomatoes, avocado dill dressing 13
JERK CHICKEN SALAD
grilled chicken, field greens, pickled red onion, mango, queso fresco, golden raisins, cilantro lime vinaigrette 12


tacos, sandwiches, arepas

ALMUERZO TACOS
chef’s daily creation, choice of soup and agua fresca 10

CUBAN SANDWICH
ham, braised pork, salami, pickles, swiss cheese, jalapeño yellow mustard 12

SHORT RIB AREPA
braised beef short ribs on an open faced corn cake, pickled onions and peppers, natural demi-glace 11

JERK CHICKEN SANDWICH
traditional marinated and grilled chicken, arugula, tomato, charred pineapple aioli 9

SAO PAULO BURGER*
certified Angus beef, bacon jam, fried egg, pickled red onion, rojo sauce 12

ROASTED CAULIFLOWER TORTA
spiced cauliflower florets, sweet golden raisins, capers, field greens, tarragon goat cheese spread 9

FISH TACOS
grilled Mahi Mahi, cabbage slaw, pico de gallo, choice of verde or rojo sauce 12

CHIPOTLE TURKEY BURGER
with roasted fennel, bacon jam, queso, ripe avocado and chipotle aioli 10

BLT AREPA
open-faced corn cake, arugula, tomatoes, bacon jam, tomato onion marmalade 9

BEEF BRISKET TACOS
picadillo braised beef brisket, cabbage slaw, pica de gallo, choice of verde or rojo sauce 10

 

specialty beverages

CAFÉ CON LECHE
bold espresso blended with steamed milk 5

AGUA FRESCA
a refreshing daily cooler creation with fresh fruit 4

JARRITOS
Mexican soda made with real sugar cane, in a variety of flavors 2.5

 

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

*Items cooked to guest specification NOTICE: Consuming raw or undercooked meats, poultry, seafood, shellfish or eggs may increase your risk of foodbourne illness, especially if you have a medical condition.

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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