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Salena's Mexican Restaurant

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Sat, 4/20
8:00 PM

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Certificate of Excellence2018 Winner


Mexican, Southwestern
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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Guacamole & Chips
Chorizo $+2.25
Queso Fundido
Homemade melted cheese dip served w/ tortilla chips.
Beef $7.50
Chicken $7.50
Salena’s Nachos
Nacho chips, melted mozzarella, lettuce, salsa fresca, jalapeño peppers, & sour cream.
Holé Molé
A large order of nacho chips w/ melted mozzarella cheese & guacamole.
Mexican Mess
A​ large order of nacho chips, melted mozzarella cheese, lettuce, tomatoes, black olives, sour cream, guacamole & your choice of Salena’s chili, vegetarian chili, or black beans.
Fried pinto beans covered in a thick layer of melted cheese. Served w/ salsa fresca & nacho chips.
Quesadillas Americana
Warm​ wedges of flour tortillas stuffed w/ melted cheeses. Served w/ sour cream on the side. (Serves one)
Dos Equis Braised Chicken Wings (10)
Served w/ a sweet & spicy chipotle glaze & salsa-bleu cheese dressing.
Barbequed Pork Shanks (2)
Guajilo BBQ-glazed pork shanks served on the bone.
Vegetable Chile Relleños
Roasted corn-, black bean-, & cheese-stuffed poblano chile fried in a light egg batter & finished w/ a roasted tomato sauce.
Cup $3.50
Bowl $4.50
Salena’s Chili
Cup $3.50
Bowl $4.50
Vegetarian Chili
Cup $3.75
Bowl $4.75
Sopa del Dia
Ask about our soup of the day.
Side Salad
House Salad
Mixed greens, julienne carrots, tomatoes, cucumbers, onions, & bell peppers. Your choice of dressing served on the side.
Avocado Salad
Mixed greens, avocado, red onions, tomatoes, & queso fresco. Served w/ a cilantro-lime dressing on the side.
Diced avocado $+1.50
Santa Fe Chicken Salad
Shredded lettuce, tossed w/ corn, black beans, diced grilled chicken, tortilla strips, & our salsa ranch dressing.
Salena Combo Choose any 2 items from the a la carte menu, served w/ rice & beans 10.95
Alberto Combo Choose any 3 items from the a la carte menu, served w/ rice & beans 13.95
A soft or hard shell corn tortilla topped w/ lettuce, tomatoes, & cheese.
Shredded Beef
Shredded Beef & Bean
Chicken & Bean
Grilled Steak
Mexican Flag
Includes one chicken enchilada w/ white sauce, one pork enchilada w/ green tomatillo sauce, & one beef enchilada w/ traditional red enchilada sauce. Served w/ rice & beans.
Combination Enchiladas
Includes one chicken, one beef, & one cheese enchilada. Served w/ rice & beans.
Super Combo Enchiladas
Includes one chicken enchilada w/ white sauce, one pork enchilada w/ green tomatillo sauce, one traditional beef enchilada, & one chicken enchilada w/ molé sauce. Served w/ rice & beans.
Chipotle Chicken
Grilled 10oz. marinated chicken breast, topped w/ a three-cheese blend, finished w/ a savory chipotle cream sauce & salsa fresca. Served w/ rice & black beans.
Grilled Chicken Molé
Spiced rubbed 10oz. chicken breast grilled & finished w/ our homemade mole sauce, salsa fresca & queso fresco. Served w/ rice & beans.
Ancho-Citrus Chicken
Grilled 10oz. chicken breast rubbed w/ ancho-citrus seasoning—a blend of lemon, lime, orange, & dried red poblano peppers. Finished w/ salsa fresca & queso fresco. Served w/ rice & black beans.
Chicken Diablo
Habanero-spiced chicken breast topped w/ jalapenos, salsa fresca & queso fresco. Served w/ rice & black beans.
Stuffed Avocados
A fresh avocado stuffed w/ your choice of chicken or black beans, sauteed peppers & onions, & a melted three-cheese blend. Served w/ rice & beans.
Fish Taco Dinner
Fresh beer-battered cod, lightly fried, & served in three warm corn tortillas filled w/ honey-lime slaw, salsa fresca, & queso fresco. Served w/ rice & black beans.
Spicy Grilled Mahi
Fresh 8oz. filet of mahi-mahi rubbed w/ habanero seasoning. Garnished w/ salsa fresca & queso fresco. Served w/ black beans & corn.
Includes rice & beans. Accompanied by 3 flour tortillas, cheese, lettuce, tomatoes, onions, guacamole, sauteed peppers, sauteed onions, & sour cream.
Sauteed yellow squash, zucchini, portabella mushrooms, red onions, & bell peppers.
Sliced Jalapeño Peppers
Mexican Rice
Mexican Beans
Vegetable of the day
Black Beans
Sour Cream
Guacamole (half portion)
Flour Tortilla
Corn Tortilla
Enchilada Sauce
All combos include Mexican rice & beans. Super Combos also include lettuce, tomatoes, & sour cream.
Combo 1
1 Beef Taco & 1 Cheese Enchilada
Combo 2
1 Chicken Burrito & 1 Cheese Enchilada
Combo 3
1 Cheese Enchilada & 1 Guacamole Tostada
Combo 4
1 Black Bean Taco & 1 Bean Burrito
Combo 5
1 Beef Taco & 1 Chicken Taco
Combo 6
2 Grilled Steak Tacos
Combo 7
1 Super Beef & Bean Burrito, Enchilada Style
Combo 8
1 Super Beef Burrito, Enchilada Style
Combo 9
1​ Super Chicken Burrito, Enchilada Style
Mexican Pizza
Flour tortilla w/ melted cheese.
Chicken Fiestada
Flour tortilla w/ melted cheese & chicken.
Beef Fiestada
Flour tortilla w/ melted cheese & beef.
Peanut Butter & Jelly Burrito
Kids’ Combo
Any one item from the a la carte menu, served w/ Mexican rice & pinto beans.
Caramel custard served w/ a rosette of whipped cream.
Four fried dough squares rubbed w/ cinnamon sugar. Served w/ whipped cream & honey for dipping.
Frozen Kahlua Pie
Chocolate & coffee flavored frozen pie served in an Oreo crust. Topped w/ whipped cream.
Fried Ice Cream
A house specialty. Cinnamon & corn battered vanilla ice cream, fried & served w/ chocolate sauce & whipped cream.
Banana Xango
Banana & cheesecake burrito, fried, rolled in cinnamon sugar, & drizzled w/ caramel sauce. Served w/ whipped cream.
Key Lime Pie
Traditional key lime pie in a graham cracker crust, topped w/ whipped cream.
Crispy sticks of fried dough, sprinkled w/ cinnamon sugar. Served w/ a dish of caramel sauce for dipping.
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All reviews chips and salsa burrito stuffed avocado lunch combination soft tacos queso fundido pulled pork tacos salad wings great mexican food mole sauce friday night average food great flavor huge portions were seated immediately the wait staff
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I brought our son here for his birthday dinner. My first time eating Mexican food. The food was delicious. Our waiter, Matthew, was very helpful in describing the different sauces for my burritos. I would definitely return!

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Debra0928
Reviewed March 14, 2019

This is a good place to grab a quick satisfying meal if you are in the East Ave/University Ave. area. The service is very good and there is a good assortment of Mexican beer!

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank tlexv0ld
Reviewed March 3, 2019

It's been a while since we were here and not sure why. The food is delicious, portions are great, and the wait staff (Maggie in particular) make the whole visit worthwhile. Guacamole was flavorful, Sopes were delicious. And the Red Sangria (while a bit sweet)...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank rjfmkt
Reviewed November 18, 2018

I was pleasantly surprised by this restaurant. The food was good and the waiter was fantastic. I love it when you come across wait staff that does an outstanding job! I believe his name was Joshua.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank cherenerob
Reviewed November 16, 2018 via mobile

Went here during a recent trip to Rochester. Decent atmosphere and very friendly wait staff. Ordered the cheese enchiladas and the jalapeño cheese appetizer. The appetizer was stellar but the main course was just ok.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank chikoo108
Reviewed October 23, 2018

The food is good. The drinks are good. Pleasant atmosphere. The service was good. And we had a good time.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Jacqueline J
Reviewed October 9, 2018

There was no wait for inside seating so we decided to sit inside even thought it was night out. Server was quick and attentive with delivering food and drink refills, especially the chips and salsa! The food overall was average was tasteful but been better...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank jshrout006
Reviewed October 5, 2018

We did not have to wait long,the person who seated us was very friendly..I normally don't like mexican food but my daughter recommended it.The waitress was very friendly and explained different dishes to us,The food was very good,i enjoyed it and so did everyone else.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank gbaker101
Reviewed September 17, 2018

We had not been here in a few years and decided to enjoy an evening out with friends. What a great place, better than I remembered. The food was fabulous and delicious! Our server, Maggie, was wonderful. I have a severe allergy and Maggie made...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank jrgnpa
Reviewed September 15, 2018

Salena's has been my go-to place for years. My last visit to Salena's has changed my mind. About three weeks ago, I went with my husband. The service was fine but the food was very bland. Not the same food from even six months ago....More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Sydney S
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Christine O
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Response from dlatch | Reviewed this property |
If they do, I wouldn't hire them. There are several Mexican food restaurants in the area with better tasting food.
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