“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 2018


Artisanal Cheese , Wild Game Charcuterie or Seafood Charcuterie Board

jams, jellies and crackers choose 1 for $16   Choose 2 for $28  Combine all 3 for $36

Crispy Brussels Sprouts– chili oil, chipotle aioli $9

Flatbread– 12 hour roasted tomatoes, prosciutto, brie whiz, arugula, aged provolone $10

Pulled Pork Tater Tots– pulled pork shoulder, smoked bacon, cheddar jack cheese, chipotle aioli $12

Smoked Duck and Mushroom Tart port jus, dark cherry butter, stilton $12

Littleneck Clams– prosciutto, tomato, kale, lemon caper butter $12

Beef Tenderloin Skillet – mushroom leek demi, horseradish croquettes, aged provolone $12

Gulf Shrimp– scampi, crispy buffalo or Caribbean jerk $12

Buttermilk Fried Calamari– tomato fennel ragout, lemon aioli $10

Asian Lettuce Wraps- hoisin sriracha glaze, sambal oelek aioli, cucumber wasabi ranch, soba noodles, kim chee, marinated cucumbers, jicama slaw, butter lettuce

Beef Tenderloin $14         Shrimp $12        Seitan $10        Chicken $10      Smoked Duck $10


Lobster French Onion –butter poached lobster, lobster tomato broth, wild leeks, lobster brie grilled cheese $6/12

Chefs Daily Creation –market price


Mix Greens Salad grape tomatoes, pickled onions, cucumber, croutons, herb balsamic $5/10

Caesar Bruschetta –romaine hearts, grilled crostini, tomato relish, shaved parmesan $6/12

Grilled Nectarine Saladtruffle ricotta, prosciutto, citrus almonds, orange hibiscus gastrique $6/12

Marinated Heirloom Tomato Saladkale, fresh mozzarella, artichoke vinaigrette $6/12

Poached Pear and Arugula– goat cheese mousse, port cranberries, candied walnuts, orange blossom honey $6/12

Princess Cobb Salad grape tomatoes, cucumber, carrot, avocado, bacon, egg, gorgonzola $12

Add to any salad -crab cake + $10, beef tenderloin +$9, buffalo or herb chicken +$6, buffalo or sautéed shrimp +$8, seitan +$5, smoked duck +$10


C.A.B Ribeye Cheesesteak wild mushrooms, rosemary onions, smoked gouda, pretzel roll $12

Veggie Meatballsaged provolone, tomato fennel ragout, basil brie whiz, roasted garlic roll $10

Wild Game Burger of the Daymarket price

Fresh Ground Hermans Quality Meat Shoppe Beef Burger- aged cheddar, bacon onion marmalade $12

Butter Poached Lobster Grilled Cheese brie whiz, grilled tomato, avocado, prosciutto, brioche bread $16

Grilled Mahi Mahi Club –smoked bacon, lemon aioli, avocado, toasted thick rye $16

Cuban Reuben pork shoulder, black forest ham, Todd’s habanero pickles, mango mustard, jicama slaw $12

Buttermilk Fried Chicken –smoked bacon, aged cheddar, Antie Lou’s BBQ, crispy onions $12

Maryland Style Crab Cake– smoked tomato cocktail, lemon aioli $14

substitute: 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


Spring Axis Venison marble potatoes, organic carrots, royal trumpets, smoked cranberry honey, stilton $32

Chicken Scaloppiniprosciutto, tomato, kale, mushroom risotto, crab lemon caper butter $22

Diver Scallops papperdelle, 12 hour roasted yellow tomatoes, wild ramps, basil oil, tomato powder $22

Roasted Eggplant Cannelloni –fresh mozzarella, truffle ricotta, veggie meatballs, fennel pomodoro $19

Crab Cakes– charred vegetable wild rice, petit greens, nectarine salsa, smoked tomato vinaigrette, $16/32

Tropical Crab Crusted Mahi Mahi– jalapeno sweet potato puree, jicama mango slaw, red pepper sugo $24

Beef Shoulder Tenderloin– red potatoes, spring onions, asparagus, wild mushroom port jus $16/32

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

Desserts $8

Flourless Chocolate Torte– strawberry balsamic coulis (Gluten Free)

Vanilla Bean Crème Brûlée- fresh berries (Gluten Free)

Pear Raspberry Frangipane –cinnamon ice cream, raspberry coulis

Caramel Apple Cheesecake –cinnamon apple compote, candied walnuts

Dark Cherry White Chocolate Bread Pudding –coffee ice cream, whipped cream

Chocolate Peanut Butter Bomb –chocolate ganache, vanilla whipped cream

Ice Creams and Sorbets

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, Matt Myers


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–$5

Soup Du Jour- $7/10

Honey Brown Sugar Oatmeal- fresh berries, candied walnuts $10

Breakfast Totchos- sausage, bacon, ham, cheddar jack, scrambled eggs, chipotle aioli $12

Egg Plate – two eggs, bacon, scrapple or maple sausage, toast, potato hash $9

Eggs Benedict–Canadian bacon, poached eggs, english muffin, hollandaise $10

Add crab imperial $4 Add butter poached lobster tail $8

Skipjack Scrapple Hot Brown- bacon, tomato, poblano gouda fondue, sunny egg $12

French Toast Du Jour- $12 

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

Crab, Spinach and Tomato Frittata – potato hash, cheddar jack $14

Hangover Burger–aged cheddar cheese, sausage, smoked bacon, sunny egg, chipotle aioli $14

Roasted Vegetable and Egg White Bake – potato hash, cheddar jack $10

Monte Cristo –french toast, ham, turkey, swiss cheese, berry coulis $12

Steak and Eggs- coulotte steak, sunny eggs, potato lasagna, asparagus, mushroom jus $18

Pastry Wrapped Lobster Tail- lemon pepper linguine, asparagus, tomato, Caribbean scampi $14


-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


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

-Madras Margarita-

Tequila, triple sec, lime, orange & cranberry juices 7

-Basil Fawlty-

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


Golden Rum, Galliano, pineapple & lime juices, Cava 8

-Between The Sheets-

White Rum, Cognac, triple sec, lemon juice 8

-Skipjack Punch-

Vodka, Crème de Cassis, lemon juice, simple syrup, Cava 8

-Berry Lime Daiquiri-

White Rum, berry coulis, fresh lime juice 7.5


Apricot Brandy, Galliano, Rum, dry vermouth, triple sec, lemon & orange juices, sprite 8