Wisconsin Cheese Plate A selection of Wisconsin artisan cheeses served with house-made jalapeño jelly, house-made pickled cucumber and carrot, and lavash crackers. (v)

PoutinePhoto Link French fries, house-made sausage, bacon and duck fat gravy, veal demi glaze, beer-battered cheese curds, and local maple syrup.

Mediterranean NachosPhoto Link Braised lamb, cherry tomatoes, red onion, tzatziki sauce, feta cheese, and fresh cilantro with fried lavash crisps.

Salmon CakesPhoto Link With toasted fennel aïoli, micro scallions, and orange supremes.

Meatloaf CupcakesPhoto Link Stuffed with cheese curds, frosted with garlic mashed potatoes, served with veal demi glaze, black pepper and balsamic cherry, and toasted wheat berry sprinkles.

Flatbread AppetizerPhoto Link Chef's choice of fresh ingredients. Pictured... cold-smoked duck, satay sauce, red onion, daikon radish, carrot, cilantro, scallion, and sweet Thai chili sauce.

MusselsPhoto Link Prince Edward Island blue lip mussels sautéed in an andouille sausage, red pepper, and tomato buerre blanc.

Appetizers range in price from 8 to 15 dollars and are subject to change to ensure freshness.

Soups and Salads

Tomato Basil Bisque House-made. (v, g)

Soup Du Jour

Cena Salad Locally grown lettuce, cucumber, cherry tomato, red onions, and croutons with our house dressing. (v)

Kale CaesarPhoto Link Bread crumb crusted baby kale with house-made Caesar dressing, cherry tomatoes, and shaved red onion.

Soups and Salads range in price from 4 to 7 dollars and are subject to change to ensure freshness.

Special Features

Each week Cena offers a special entrée feature and more.

This Week


Special Features are in limited supply to ensure freshness.


Roasted Rack Of Lamb Served medium rare to medium with chipotle raspberry glaze, mushroom and red pepper risotto, and roasted root vegetable. (g)

Pork Osso Bucco A braised pork shank served with balsamic reduction, gorgonzola mashed potatoes, Italian sausage, haricots verts, and gremolata. (g)

Choice TenderloinPhoto Link With fingerling potatoes, aged white cheddar yankee grits, veal demi glaze, grilled asparagus, and smoked onion horseradish cream. (g)

Spring Shrimp Marinated, grilled, and served with cilantro lime coconut rice and spicy sambal heirloom spinach. (g)

NEWPasta Alfredo Hand-cut pasta, broccolini, roasted chicken, and garlic bread.

Roasted Cornish Game Hen With fingerling potatoes, portobello mushroom, sautéed spinach, and balsamic vinegar mustard sauce. (g)

Seared Sea ScallopsPhoto Link With fingerling potato and pancetta hash, house-made scallion marmalade, and pistachio salsa with a scallop fond buerre blanc. (g)

Portobello Mushroom Piccata Almond-crusted, with lentils, roasted tomato, and goat cheese. (v)

Veggie Cake With grilled Summer squash, potato and leek purée, grilled carrots, and vegetable demi glaze. (vg, g)

Entrées range in price from 18 to 35 dollars and are subject to change to ensure freshness.


Cena regularly features house-made New York Cheesecake, Peanut Butter Cup Cheesecake, and more.

Desserts are all under 7 dollars.


When possible, we proudly feature...
Baked goods from The Breadsmith,
Coffee beans and tea from Acoca Coffee,
Meats from Jacob's Meat Market, and
Produce from Grow Local, LLC and the Downtown Appleton Farmer's Market.