amical will be closed for renovations starting at 3pm Sunday, March 25th thru 4pm Tuesday, April 3rd. We apologize for any inconvenience & look forward to serving you again soon.

May 1st-7th

This cookbook takes the tasty, yet unpretentious nature of classic Mexican street food and transforms it into vibrant and savory sit-down meals.



Soup du Jour   amical   3/5

daily selection from our own recipe book

Tomato Soup en Croute   amical   7

our signature soup with a puff pastry crust

Chicken Vegetable +   page 142   3/5

local chicken, chickpeas, chipotle, avocado

Appetizers & Salads

Guacamole +   page 71   10

made-to-order, onion, jalapeño, tomato, fresh cilantro, tortilla chips

Pork Tacos +   page 169   10

Coca-Cola-braised local pork shoulder, Serrano Chile Salsa (page 19), napa cabbage slaw

Clams with Chorizo +   page 131   12

fresh littleneck clams, Mexican chorizo, chiles de árbol, garlic, fresh cilantro

Short Rib Tamales +   page 196   12

chorizo, smoked paprika, Mole de Xico (page 41), crema, sesame seeds, fresh cilantro

Jicama, Orange & Apple Salad +   page 74   6/11

baby romaine, citrus-marinated jicama & apple, diced mango, fresh cilantro, ancho chile powder


amical Appetizers & Salads

Olive Twists    9       Whitefish Pâté   10       Sesame Tuna   14      Jumbo Lump Crab Cakes   18

Caesar Salad   5/8      House Salad   4/7      amical Salad   6/11


Chicken Tinga Poblano +   page 144   19

one half bird, tomato-chipotle sauce, Mexican Risotto (page 188), fresh cilantro


Saffron Pasta   page 105   19

portabella mushrooms, zucchini, sweet corn, tomatoes, spaghetti, garlic cream sauce


Double L Farm Chicken Mole   page 41   24

local chicken, Mole de Xico, Mexican risotto, Spinach with Pumpkin Seeds & Raisins (page 107)


Fresh Michigan Whitefish +   amical   25

house preparation choices: herb, parmesan, nut crusted or blackened, served with rice & haricot verts


Shrimp & Hominy Stew +   page 134   26

sundried tomato, Mexican risotto, onion, jalapeño, Herbed Salsa Verde & Lime Sea Salt (page 135)


Rabbit in Adobo +   page 202   26

chile-braised local rabbit, Mashed Sweet Potatoes (page 101), Pickled Ramps (page 203), spinach


Spicy Cherry Glazed Pork Tenderloin* +   page 194   28

grilled Valley View Farm pork, Smeltzer Orchard cherries, mashed sweet potatoes, napa cabbage slaw


Mexican Hanger Steak* +   page 186   28

citrus-tamari marinade, Mexican risotto, cipollini onion-mushroom ragout


Baja-Style Fish Tacos* +   page 126   28

Modelo beer-battered Alaskan halibut, corn tortillas, citrus mayo, steamed rice, napa cabbage slaw


Tamarind Braised Short Ribs +   page 191   32

chiles de árbol, white wine, brown sugar, mashed sweet potatoes, sautéed spinach with pumpkin seeds


Featured Dessert

Caramel Custard +   page 218   7

dark chocolate, ancho chile, espresso powder

Call (231)941-8888 for reservations

Dinner: daily 5 pm -10 pm       Lunch: Mon-Sat 11am -4 pm     Sunday Brunch: 9am -3 pm

229 E. Front Street    Downtown Traverse City, MI  

We offer complimentary validation for parking in the Sara Hardy Parking Garage for our patrons.

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