“If you have been trolling for excellent crab cakes, Skipjack’s version tastes like a well-earned reward. These cakes are everything a shellfish lover is seeking: sweet lump meat, handled with care, and almost no filler.”

– The News Journal, September 7th, 2013

Winter 2016


Artisanal Cheese , Wild Game Charcuterie or Seafood “Charcuterie” Board- with jams, jellies and crackers

Choose 1 for 15                 Choose 2 for 25                 Combine all 3 for 35

Crispy Brussels Sprouts- chili oil, chipotle aioli 8

Cajun Cheesesteak Pierogies- gorgonzola, bacon onion marmalade, port jus 10

Gulf Shrimp or Wings- crispy chipotle buffalo, sherry scampi, mango BBQ or Caribbean jerk 9

Cubano Rolls- banana leaf smoked pork, Black Forest ham, habanero pickles, spicy mustard 10

Fried Calamari- tomato fennel ragout, lemon aioli 9

Tater Tot Crusted Crab Imperial- smoked bacon, cheddar, tomato, avocado ranch 12

Baked Brie En Croute– fig marmalade, truffle honey 9

Wild Game Sliders- wild boar, bison and venison burgers, smoked BBQ, provolone, arugula 12

Asian Lettuce Wraps- bibb lettuce, gooseberry miso honey, soba noodles, black garlic ponzu, kimchi, daikon slaw

Filet 14 Shrimp 12 Seitan 10 Chicken 10


Truffle Asparagus Soup- crispy pancetta, lemon crème fraîche 4/8

Lobster Cognac Bisque- tarragon crème fraîche 5/10

Antelope Black Bean Chili- smoked gouda, chipotle aioli 5/10


Mixed Greens Salad- grape tomatoes, pickled onions, cucumber,  croutons, herb balsamic 4/8

Caesar Bruschetta- romaine hearts, grilled crostini, tomato relish,  shaved parmesan 5/10

Smoked Pear and Arugula- goat cheese mousse, orange blossom honey, port cranberries, candied walnuts 6/12

Honey Crisp Apple- fried brussels sprouts, cayenne pumpkin seeds,  duck bacon, pomegranate emulsion 6/12

Add to any salad

crab cake +10, grilled tenderloin +9, herb chicken +6, shrimp +8 or seitan +5


Sandwiches come with house made gaufrette potato chips. Substitute vegetable slaw, parmesan herb fries, tater tots, or mixed greens salad for $2. Any sandwich can be prepared on gluten free bread for $2 or in a tortilla wrap.

Seitan Cheesesteak- grilled vegetable ratatouille, provolone 9

Fish and Chips- beer battered pollock, bibb lettuce, tomato, avocado ranch, crab pickles 10

Smoked Butter Poached Lobster Club- bibb lettuce, tomato, poblano remoulade, bacon 14

Blackened Mahi Mahi– baby spinach, roasted peppers, lemon aioli 12

Herman’s Quality Meat Shoppe Beef Burger– aged cheddar, bacon onion marmalade 11

Apple Cider Roasted Turkey Melt– smoked bacon stuffing, aged cheddar, pomegranate sage gravy 10

Maryland Style Crab Cake Sandwich- butter lettuce, smoked tomato cocktail 14

Mesquite Filet Tips- caramelized onions, mushrooms, provolone, marinated peppers, horseradish chive sauce 12

Buttermilk Fried Chicken- smoked bacon, habanero pickles, smoked BBQ pulled pork, ghost pepper cheese 12


Surf and Turf Pasta- filet tips, lobster tail, garlic fettuccine, asparagus, tomato parmesan cream 25

Tropical Crab Crusted Mahi Mahi– chorizo plantain wild rice, mango butter, red pepper coulis 24

Braised Short Ribs– smoked bacon gorgonzola whipped poatatoes, wild mushrooms, port rosemary jus 22

Grilled Petite Tenderloin– smoked gouda twice baked, broccoli rabe, bruschetta, bordelaise butter, herb jus

6 oz 14 12 oz 28

                *Surf and Turf option: add crab cake + 10, shrimp + 8, lobster tail+ 14

“Fancy Pasta”- seitan, brussels sprouts, bruschetta, spinach, parmesan, lemon olive oil 16

Herb Crusted Marinated Chicken– herb potatoes, pancetta, spinach, sundried tomato, mushroom marsala 18

Crab Cake(s)– lobster shrimp mousse, charred vegetable ratatouille, lemon aioli, potato frites 16/32

Wild Game Meatloaf- jalapeño sweet potato puree, crispy brussels, espresso cherry jus 20

Consuming raw or undercooked meat, fish or poultry may cause foodborne illness


Bananas Foster Bread Pudding– spiced rum ice cream

Flourless Chocolate Torte- raspberry balsamic coulis

Carrot Cake- salted caramel crème brûlée , candied walnuts, golden raisin crème anglaise

Peanut Butter Cup Brownie Sundae– peanut butter ice cream, peanut butter mousse, graham cracker crumble

Vanilla Bean Crème Brûlée– fresh berries

Ice Creams and Sorbets

$7 each


SkipJack Dining  supports the following local businesses: Cool Breeze Farms, Steve & Cathy’s Produce, Antie Lou’s BBQ, Herman’s Fine Quality Meat Shoppe and Todd’s Bubbernut Pickles

Menu is subject to change frequently to provide freshest local and seasonal product


Owner/Executive Chef:  Donny Merrill

Sous Chefs: Don’ta Whitley, Nicholas Waterbury


Complimentary bread  is served upon request.

Suggested 20% gratuity applied to parties of six or more.

Consuming raw or undercooked meat, fish or poultry may cause food borne illness

 We are happy to help you entertain for both personal and corporate events! Both take-out and catering are available. Please mail skipjacknewark@gmail.com or stop by for more information.

Children’s Menu

Mac ‘n Cheese
Grilled Cheese
Chicken Fingers
Fish Sticks
Burger or Cheeseburger Sliders
Choice of side:
Beach Fries
Apple Sauce
Celery and Carrots
Side Salad
All kids’ meals include an Ice Cream Scoop $8
Join us Saturdays before 4:00 for $2 children’s meals!

Our brunch menu is subject to frequent changes to ensure we can provide you with the freshest ingredients at the best price. It currently features:

Fresh Fruit and Berries $5
Loaded Tater Tots- bacon, sausage, ham, scrambled eggs, cheddar jack, chipotle aioli $12
Steak and Egg Nachos- onions, peppers, tomato relish, horseradish chive sauce $12
Lobster Potato Hash–poached eggs, citrus tarragon hollandaise$18
Egg Plate – two eggs, bacon, scrapple or maple sausage, toast, potato hash $9
Eggs Benedict–black forest ham, poached eggs, English muffin, hollandaise $10
                                                               Add crab imperial $14
Nutella French Toast- strawberry syrup, fresh berries $11
Loaded Burrito- cheddar scrambled eggs, bacon, scrapple, sausage, ham, potato hash $12
Chef’s Omelet–chefs choice $12       or   create your own omelet-market price
Grilled Vegetable and Egg White Bake- potato hash, grilled vegetables, cheddar $10
Hangover Burger–ghost pepper cheese, smoked bacon, sausage, avocado ranch, sunny egg $14
Crab, Spinach and Tomato Frittata – potato hash $14
Monte Cristo- roasted turkey, black forest ham, swiss, strawberry compote $14
Wild Game Meatloaf Club – bison, venison, wild boar, duck bacon, poblano aioli $14
Short Rib Panini – wild mushrooms, onions, provolone, smoked tomato au poivre $12
Spiral Ham Poutine – ham and herb gravy, fried potato hash, sunny eggs $12


Winter 2015-16

-Cu-Tini Martini-

Cucumber-infused Vodka, Big O ginger liqueur 8

-The Mad Hanger-

Makers Mark Bourbon, Crème de Cassis, basil-infused brown sugar simple syrup 8


Cava Dibon, Tito’s Vodka, cranberry juice, with orange twist 8

-Spiked Cider-

Hot Milburn Orchards apple cider with choice of

Captain Morgan, Zaya Rum, or Fireball.

Optional pat of butter. 7


Godiva Chocolate, Crème de Cocoa, Whipped Cream Vodka, hazelnut liqueur, dash cream 8

-The Lost Weekend-

Vanilla-infused Camarena Tequila, fresh lemon & lime juice, soda, simple syrup 7

-Slender Lem-Tini-

Absolut Citron, fresh squeezed lemon juice, Splenda ** Low Calorie**   7.5

-Basil Fawlty-

Tanqueray Gin, basil syrup, fresh lemon, club soda 8

-Champagne Cocktail-

sugar cube, bitters, Cava Dibon 8

-Lemon Snow-

Tito’s Vodka, peach schnapps, fresh lemon juice, Sprite 8