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

Roasted AvocadoPhoto Link Stuffed with lump crab salad.

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

Grilled Shrimp With lavash crisps and papaya avocado salsa.

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... Goat cheese and basil spread, smoked chicken, caramelized onion, cranberries, walnuts, mozzarella cheese, arugula, and fig-balsamic vinaigrette.

Chicken Pot StickersPhoto Link With scallion dipping sauce.

NEWFelafelPhoto Link With green curry and house-made kimchi.

Appetizers range in price from 6 to 13 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.

NEWEndive SaladPhoto Link With Kohlrabi, sugar snap peas, cucumber, tobiko, and mint horseradish vinaigrette.

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

Soups and Salads range in price from 5 to 8 dollars and are subject to change to ensure freshness.

Special Features

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

This Week

Red Grouper

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.

Grilled Pork LoinPhoto Link With white beans, grilled kale, and Memphis-style slaw.

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 chimichurri, and dressed arugula.

Sunflower PastaPhoto Link Cavatappi, spinach, asparagus, cherry tomatoes, shaved almonds, sunflower pesto cream sauce, and Parmesan cheese.

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

Entrées range in price from 15 to 25 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.