“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 2017


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

Roasted Cauliflower Parmesan – fennel pomodoro, pesto, burrata mozzarella, herb gremoulata $12

Cheeseburger Tater Tots– bacon onion marmalade, tomato aioli $10

Apple Toast– roasted apples, brie, garlic bread, orange blossom honey, arugula $8 add smoked duck +$6

Crispy Brussels Sprouts– chili oil, chipotle aioli $9

Asian Lettuce Wraps– sambal oelek aioli, soba noodles, black garlic ponzu, kim chee, mango almond salsa  filet $14 smoked duck $14 shrimp $12 seitan $10 chicken $10

Buffalo Chicken Pierogies spring onions, gorgonzola, crispy celery salad $12

Cast Iron Scallops smoked bacon, wild mushrooms, sherry scampi, citrus gremoulata $12

Smoked Duck Rangoons–avocado, 5-spice boursin, cucumber wasabi ranch, mango almond salsa $10

Buttermilk Fried Calamari –fennel pomodoro, lemon aioli $10          

Mini Wellingtons – filet mignon, mushroom duxelle, brie, puff pastry, mushroom jus, horseradish crème fraiche $12


Maryland Crab Soup –claw and colossal crab, fresh vegetables, tomato broth $5/10

Vegetarian Cuban Black Bean –cilantro sour cream, green onions $4/8


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

Heirloom Tomato Artichoke Heart Bruschetta – burrata mozzarella, kale, pickled onions, basil olive oil $6/12

Caesar Salad –romaine hearts, focaccia croutons, shaved parmesan $6/12

Poached Pear and Arugula– goat cheese mousse, port cranberries, candied walnuts, orange blossom honey $7/14

Mediterranean Saladlavash, pickled onions, chick peas, tomato, feta cheese, olives, goat tzatziki sauce $6/12

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



Sandwiches come with house made gaufrette potato chips. Substitute vegetable slaw, parmesan herb fries, tater tots, or mixed greens salad for $2 All sandwiches can be made on gluten free bread ($2) or as a tortilla wrap

Carved Mesquite Turkey –smoked gouda, avocado, smoked bacon, herb focaccia, roasted garlic aioli $12

Filet Mignon Cheesesteak –wild mushrooms, rosemary onions, aged provolone, horseradish crème fraiche $14

Veggie Burrito blackened seitan, wild rice, pico de gallo, cheddar jack, avocado, black bean, chipotle aioli $10

Blackened Local Swordfish–arugula, roasted pepper, mango chimmichurri, mango almond salsa $14

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

Wild Game Burger of the Day –market price

Smoked Venison Jalapeno Sausage-coffee braised onions, spinach, cheddar stout fondue, garlic bread $14

Buttermilk Chicken –black pepper BBQ bacon, cheddar tater tots, chicharron, habanero pickles $12



Surf and Turf option: add crab cake + $10, shrimp + $8, lobster tail + $14, salmon +12

Almond Potato Crusted Salmon red wild watercress, gooseberry, gulf shrimp, wild ramp vinaigrette $24

Crispy Skin Free Range Chickenred skin potatoes, haricot vert, portabellas, goat cheese mousse, artichoke hearts, roasted pepper basil butter $20

Hudson Valley Duck Breast- peach bourbon laquer, pistachio yam rosti, grilled wild ramps, fig marmalade, cherry balsamic glaze $24

Pan Seared Ocean City Scallops –lemon pepper linguine, heirloom tomatoes, peas, sherry scampi, crispy pancetta $14/28

Grilled Vegetable Jumbo Raviolis–haricot vert, sundried tomatoes, cauliflower, arugula pesto broth, crispy leeks $18

Grilled Local Swordfish –seafood jambalaya, buttermilk biscuit crumble $22

Crab Cakes– basil grilled zucchini, wild rice, tomato fondue, roast garlic aioli $17/34

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


Flourless Chocolate Torte– strawberry balsamic coulis (Gluten Free)

Vanilla Bean Crème Brûlée- fresh berries (Gluten Free)

Pear Raspberry Frangipane –dolce de leche, cinnamon chantilly, raspberry coulis

Key Lime Pie –burnt marshmallow, sugared macadamia nuts

Lemon Blueberry Cheesecake- vanilla whipped cream, candied citrus almonds

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–$5

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–black forest ham, poached eggs, English muffin, hollandaise $10

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

Smore’s French Toast– marshmallow, chocolate ganache, graham cracker $12 

Chef’s Omelet–chefs choice $12       or   create your own omelet-market price

Loaded Burrito– bacon, ham, sausage, potato hash, cheddar, scrambled eggs $12 

Crab, Spinach and Tomato Frittata – potato hash $14

Fireball Apple Waffle- cinnamon spiced apples,  chantilly, candied walnuts $12

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

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

Steak and Eggs – 5 oz. filet, red skin potatoes, asparagus, eggs, port jus $16

Monte Cristo turkey, ham, swiss, french toast, strawberry coulis $12

Irish Breakfast- black and white pudding, Irish sausages, rashers, grilled tomato,

baked beans, roasted potatoes, sunny eggs, soda bread $18

Sausage Gravy- buttermilk biscuit $10

Corned Beef Hash- red skin potatoes, onions, sunny eggs $12



-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