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Fiddleheads Restaurant, New American Bistro


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

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Chef's Cheese Plate
chef dan's handpicked selections, with fruit, spiced pecans, and our own unique smoked-fig jam. also great for dessert!
Bistro Tart (pissaladière)
caramelized onions, mushrooms and cream cheese on a crispy crust with pecans
Bangin' Shrimp
panko-breaded and flash-fried, spicy sriracha mayo blended with Thai sweet chile sauce, over slaw
Empanada De La Noche
ask your server for tonight's adventure
Kiwi Mussels
garlic, tomatoes, scallions, andouille sausage, buttery broth with a splash of cream
Crab Fritters
pan-fried with scallion, corn, bell peppers, red onion and bacon, chive-bacon mayo
Zucchini Cakes
julienned zucchini, red onion, bell pepper, dried cranberries and pecans melded into sumptuous cakes and flash-fried, over wilted spinach with a balsamic reduction
Stuffed Bello
portobello cap, andouille sausage, onion, garlic, spinach, tomato, monterey jack cheese
Big Caesar
crisp romaine, traditional caesar dressing, croutons, parmesan
Crock of French Onion
baked with a toasted baguette and three cheeses
Grilled Salmon Salad
atlantic salmon on greens with tomato, red onion, cucumber with a honey mustard poppy seed dressing
Roasted-Pork Tenderloin Salad
succulent oven-roasted sliced pork over romaine, roasted red peppers, feta, red onion, artichoke hearts, olive-tapenade vinaigrette
Sage Mushroom Tortellini
cheese-filled tortellini with sumptuous cream sauce of red onion, cremini mushrooms and fresh sage, dinner salad
The Fabulous Vegetarian Plate
house-made zucchini cakes, sauteed vegetables, drizzled with a balsamic reduction, champagne-fennel kale slaw, dinner salad
Crispy Tofu with Gingered Vegetables
firm organic tofu dredged in flour, flash-fried, with bell pepper, scallions, broccoli, green beans, baby bok choy, garlic and a touch of ginger, over jasmine rice, dinner salad
Flatbread Lasagna
whole-wheat soft flatbread layered with roasted squash, tomato, red onion, spinach, cream cheese, broccoli, provolone, parmesan, topped with house-made tomato sauce, side of broccoli, dinner salad
includes complimentary dinner salad; add $3.50 for Caesar. Seafood items can be found under "Dinner Specials, Shore Things."
chicken, shrimp and andouille sausage, bold and spicy hot!, steeped with bell pepper, celery, onion, tomato, and Cajun seasoning, blended with rice, side of broccoli
Duck Confit
our classic: roasted half duck on the bone, sauce of apples, raspberries, brandy molasses and cream, brown rice almond pilaf, daily vegetable
Dijon Apricot Pork Tenderloin
oven-roasted medallions with dijon-apricot sauce, sauteed kale, risotto
Steak Diane
filet mignon on caramelized onions infused with horseradish, brandy, cream, mushrooms and bordelaise, mashed potatoes, daily vegetable
New York Strip Steak
grilled, cool sweet onion relish, side of broccoli, mashed potatoes
Bistro Chicken
fresh-cut roasted breast, tarragon demiglace, risotto, asparagus
Fiddleheads Fruit Lemonade
ask your server for today's flavor
O'Doul's Non-Alcoholic Beer
San Pellegrino
sparkling mineral water, large bottle
Acqua Panna
non-sparkling mineral water, large bottle
Iced Tea and Iced Coffee
Coke, Diet Coke, Sprite, root beer, ginger ale, seltzer, Dr. Pepper
Shirley Temple/Roy Rogers
regular or decaf
Herb Tea
lemon, mint, orange, green, chamomile, earl grey
regular or decaf
Rotating daily selections, presented on a tray
BYOB New American bistro in a downtown, art-gallery setting. Amazing food and great service. Serving lunch, dinner, and Sunday brunch (closed Monday and Tuesday).
$8 - $25
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed December 23, 2018

Everything about Fiddleheads' is fantastic. The food, the service, the atmosphere: just fantastic. (Their take-out burgers on Wednesday are really good!) They know how to do fish! Lunches are excellent too. I highly recommend this restaurant.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank magigwf
Reviewed November 9, 2018

I really enjoyed my gourmet cheeseburger for lunch. They had a good variety to choose from. This restaurant has good service and uses linen tablecloths and napkins. One of the best places to eat in New Jersey!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank SoilDoctor
Reviewed November 6, 2018 via mobile

Great menu, nice staff, always good food, great preparation. Always leave satisfied. Go and enjoy we do

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank marty p
Reviewed October 25, 2018 via mobile

No need to go to New Orleans for Jambalaya or Louisiana Shrimp. Go to Jamesburg. Lock the front and back doors on these dishes. Garuntee. Table service is casual, slow dining at its best the way it should be. Always treated like royalty. Sign up...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Dave K
Reviewed October 24, 2018

Great little restaurant with wonderful and knowledgable staff. Really interesting variety of appetizers and main dishes. Its never the same, there is always specials. Great menu and great variety. Worth going for dinner!

Date of visit: June 2018
1  Thank Ron A
Reviewed October 16, 2018

Finally went to Fiddleheads this past weekend and wow have I been missing out. Very small restaurant - we went earl and were seated w/o a reservation. Staff including the owner were all very attentive, friendly and helpful. They had me at the Hummas that...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank Eric W
Reviewed October 2, 2018

Went on a recommendation from a friend. Restraunt is small and quaint. It’s BYOB, which I don’t mind. We were greeted as soon as we walked in and sat at our table. Servers and owner was very responsive and attentive to all the customers needs....More

Date of visit: September 2018
2  Thank misoangry
Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

Hidden gem. Love the staff love the seasonal menu. Restaurant is run by a great couple,ones in the back of the house the other the front. Always feels like your special. Cuisine is out of this world. Can't say enough good stuff about this place

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank Robert G
Reviewed September 16, 2018 via mobile

The people are excellent- the service staff at all levels were cordial and gracious. The food, unfortunately, misses the mark. The fire roasted tomato bisque was smooth but with an over abundance of liquid smoke added - it was overpowering. The jambalaya, while spicy, was...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank B4792CGjimc
Reviewed September 7, 2018 via mobile

Went here for a team lunch and overall excellent. Had a salad and the team had salads and sandwiches - everyone enjoyed their meals and service was friendly and efficient

Date of visit: September 2018
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November 11, 2015|
Response from FiddleheadsJamesburg | Property representative |
Hello! Sorry to say, we are not open on Thanksgiving. Thank you for asking!
Edward D
April 16, 2015|
Response from FiddleheadsJamesburg | Property representative |
Thank you for writing. We do not bill our restaurant as organic or farm-to-table, though many of our fresh ingredients do come from New Jersey-based suppliers, and some ingredients may be organic. Most of our fishes are... More
charlotte l
April 10, 2015|
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Response from FiddleheadsJamesburg | Property representative |
We like to say, "If you think you look good, we think you look good!" We don't mandate any specific attire, but some of our customers enjoy getting "dressed up" for dinner.
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