Wisconsin Cheese Plate A selection of Wisconsin artisan cheeses served with romesco spread, red grapes, and lavash crackers.

Chicago TotsPhoto Link Handcrafted tater tots, pulled pork, sour cream, and house-made giardiniera.

NEWScotch EggPhoto Link House-made pork sausage, soft-boiled egg, O'so Night Train Porter mustard, and pickles.

Mussels With chorizo sausage in white wine, butter, and garlic sauce.

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

Beet CarpaccioPhoto Link With toasted fennel aïoli, Parmesan cheese, orange supremes, candied pistachios, and fried capers.

Flatbread AppetizerPhoto Link Chef's choice of fresh ingredients. Pictured... Kale pesto, chicken, bacon, mozzarella cheese, fried chick peas, cherry tomatoes, and scallions.

Chicken Pot StickersPhoto Link With scallion dipping sauce.

Appetizers range in price from 7 to 15 dollars and are subject to change to ensure freshness.

Soups and Salads

Tomato Basil Bisque

Soup Du Jour

House Salad Spring mix greens, cucumber, cherry tomato, red onions, and croutons with our house dressing.

"The Local"Photo Link A selection of greens and vegetables sourced from local growers and the farmer's market, with chef's choice of dressing.

Grilled Romaine With avocado, shaved shallot, tomato, sweet corn, spicy croutons, and creamy poblano pepper dressing.

Soups and Salads range in price from 4 to 11 dollars and are subject to change to ensure freshness.

Special Features

Each week Cena offers a fresh fish special feature and more.

This Week


Special Features are in limited supply to ensure freshness.


Barbequed Shrimp JambalayaPhoto Link Grilled jumbo shrimp, chicken, andouille sausage, Jasmine and long-grain brown rice.

NEWHam and Jam House-cured and smoked Berkshire ham, house-made celery jam, caramelized brussels sprouts, handcrafted tater tots, and potato and celery root purée.

Braised Chicken PastaPhoto Link Penne, peppers, zucchini, and green olives with smoky tomato sauce and smoked Gouda.

Pan-Roasted ChickenPhoto Link With fingerling potatoes, spinach, mushrooms, and balsamic mustard sauce.

Seared Sea ScallopsPhoto Link With Spring succotash and smoked sweet corn purée.

Flat Iron SteakPhoto Link With coffee dry rub, fried fingerling potatoes, seasonal vegetables, roasted red pepper, and chimichurri.

NEWEggplant Parmesan CapresePhoto Link Deep-fried eggplant, mozzarella cheese, basil, celery pesto, smoky marinara, and heirloom tomatoes.

Country-Fried SquashPhoto Link With lentils, tzatziki sauce, and roasted carrots.

Entrées range in price from 16 to 29 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.