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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
cheesy tapioca bread, Lena dipping sauce 8

CEVICHE*
seasonal seafood prepared daily 8

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

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

GRILLED PINEAPPLE SALAD
mixed greens with charred pineapple, crisp jicama, oranges, fresh avocado, candied pepitas and roasted poblano 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, sweet golden raisins, queso, and cilantro lime vinaigrette 11 * house specialties


tacos, sandwiches, arepas

ALMUERZO TACOS
chef’s daily tacos with choice of soup 9

CUBAN SANDWICH
pressed-grilled ham, braised pork, salami, pickles, Swiss cheese, jalapeño yellow mustard 12

SHORT RIB AREPA
braised beef short rib open-face on a griddled corn cake with pickled onions, peppers and natural demi-glace 11

JERK CHICKEN SANDWICH
grilled chicken, jerk marinade, arugula, tomato, charred pineapple aioli 9

SAO PAULO BURGER*
certified Angus Beef, bacon jam, poached 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 ocean fish, cabbage slaw, tomato salsa, choice of creamy verde or spicy rojo sauce 11

CHIPOTLE TURKEY BURGER
with roasted fennel, bacon jam, queso, ripe avocado and chipotle aioli 9

BLT AREPA
open-face griddled corn cake with bacon jam, arugula, roma tomatoes and tomato onion marmalade 9

BEEF BRISKET TACOS
tender braised beef brisket, cabbage slaw, tomato salsa, choice of creamy verde or spicy rojo sauce 9

 

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
chef’s seasonal selection 8

CHOCOLATE CINNAMON TACO
cinnamon sugar taco, chocolate mousse duo, housemade 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

*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