“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

Spring 2016


Blue Point Oysters on the Half Shell– choice of roasted pepper cocktail or watermelon basil mignonette $2.50 each

Artisanal Cheese , Wild Game Charcuterie or Seafood Charcuterie Board

jams, jellies and crackers choose 1 for $15   Choose 2 for $25  Combine all 3 for $35

Herb Roasted Feta – poblano and sweet red peppers, kalamata olives, EVOO, garlic, toast points $9

Crispy Brussels Sprouts– chili oil, chipotle aioli $9

Duck Confit and Goat Cheese Tart– fig marmalade, cherry balsamic drizzle $12

Gulf Shrimp or Wings–crispy chipotle buffalo, sherry scampi, mango BBQ or Caribbean jerk $10

Fried Calamari– tomato fennel ragout, lemon aioli $10

Cubano Rolls –banana leaf smoked pork, black forest ham, habanero pickles, mango mustard, spicy BBQ $11

Roasted Artichoke–artichoke, spinach and brie fondue, lavash chips $10  add crab $14

Chipotle Beurre Blanc Steamed Mussels–tomato, smoked bacon, grilled crostinis $9

Wild Game Minis- duck bacon BLT, BBQ rabbit confit, venison burger $12

Asian Lettuce Wraps– bibb lettuce, sambal oelek aioli, soba noodles, black garlic ponzu, kim chee, daikon slaw

     Filet  $14         Shrimp  $12        Seitan  $10        Chicken  $10


Cuban Black Bean Soupadobo crème fraiche, crispy cilantro $4/8

Clam and Spinach Soup–smoked bacon cream, fresh thyme, tomato oil, oyster crackers $5/10


Mix Greens Salad grape tomatoes, pickled onions, cucumber, croutons, herb balsamic $4/8

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

Roasted Peach and Blueberry– brie whiz, prosciutto, avocado, blueberry balsamic vinaigrette $6/12

Basil Grilled Watermelon arugula, cucumber, feta cheese, lemon agave vinaigrette $6/12

Poached Pear and Arugula– goat cheese mousse, port cranberries, candied walnuts, orange blossom honey $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.

Herb Marinated Seitanbrie whiz, arugula, roasted tomato, parmesan, truffle oil $10

Fish and Chips beer battered Pollock, bibb lettuce, tomato, avocado ranch, crab pickles $11

Wild Rockfish Club Sandwich – butter lettuce, tomato, smoked bacon, avocado, lemon aioli $14

Fresh Ground Hermans Quality Meat Shoppe Beef Burger- aged cheddar, bacon onion marmalade $11

Turkey Burger Meltroasted peppers, caramelized onions, smoked bacon, cheddar sour dough $10

Open Faced Crab Imperial Toast lemon confit, tomato, black forest ham, herb salad $14

Slow Smoked Brisket Reuben –brussels kale slaw, chipotle aioli, bread and butter pickle relish, thick rye $14

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

Sandwiches come with house made gaufrette potato chips

add: vegetable slaw, parmesan herb fries, tater tots, or mix greens salad for $2

All sandwiches can be made on gluten free bread ($2) or as a tortilla wrap


Creole Shrimp and Grits –smoked cheddar grits, cajun tomato ragout, alligator andouille, fried okra $20

Vegetarian Wellington –grilled tomato, brie whiz, mushroom duxelle, puff pastry, asparagus, wild rice $16

Spicy BBQ Glazed Beef Short Ribs – smoked gouda orzo mac-n-cheese, onion rings, apple jalapeno slaw $22

Crispy Skin Wild Rockfish –roasted spring vegetables, lemon confit fingerling potatoes, tomato caper butter $24

Grilled Pork Chop–smoked pork, red potatoes, wild ramps, grilled corn poblano butter $22

Grilled Free Range Chicken–tomato, artichoke, kalamata olives, cous cous, feta cheese, pancetta nage $18

Crab Cakes– lobster shrimp mousse or maryland style, fava bean succotash, peach tarragon butter $16/32

Grilled Spring Venison sweet potato gratin, roasted shallot fiddlehead ferns, royal trumpet veal jus $24

Grilled Petite Tenderloin– truffle mashed potatoes, prosciutto asparagus, bordelaise butter, port jus $15/30

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


Peach Donuts – cinnamon ice cream, brandy peach syrup

Flourless Chocolate Torte– raspberry balsamic coulis

White Chocolate Cheesecake walnut crust, berry coulis, candied walnuts

Peanut Butter Cup Brownie Sundae – peanut butter ice cream, peanut butter mousse, peanut butter cups

Vanilla Bean Crème Brulee- fresh berries

Ice Creams and Sorbets


$8 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