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Hibiscus Restaurant

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

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½ lb. $9.95
1lb. $14.95
Jerk Chicken and Festival
Authentic Jerk seasoned, marinated and smoked.
Pan Seared Diver Scallops
Fresh day Boat Sea scallop pan seared then served with Portobello Risotto and Caribbean mango glaze
served with sweet chili sauce and Jerk sauce (For 3) $20.95
Hibiscus Sampler (Good for 2)
Two pieces‏ each of Island Coconut Shrimp, Jerk Chicken and Jerk Shrimp Skewers
Island Coconut Shrimp (4)
Shrimp marinated in a coconut rum vinaigrette and coated with hand grated coconut flakes, served with a sweet chili sauce
Portobello and Jumbo Lump
Portobello mushroom with Jumbo Lump crabmeat stuffing and truffle infused balsamic reduction
Codfish Fritters (Fish Cakes) (4)
A pancake-like batter infused with fresh herbs and spices with small pieces of salt cured codfish
Jerk Shrimp Skewers (3)
Jumbo shrimp‏ marinated with Jerk seasoning and grilled to perfection
Jerk/Grill Chicken $12.95
Lobster $14.95
Thin Crust Pizza Margaret
(Other toppings available)
Jamaican Fried Calamari
Cornmeal crusted‏ calamari tossed with Jamaican Scotch bonnet peppers (Traditional style available)
Fresh Mozzarella and Tomato
Slices of fresh mozzarella and Jersey tomatoes with balsamic vinaigrette
Hibiscus Salad
Mixed field greens, pineapple, almonds, mandarin oranges, golden raisins, coconut flakes with orange pineapple vinaigrette
Jerk Chicken Caesar (traditional available)
Jerk chicken breast, Romaine lettuce, homemade croutons, Pecorino Romano and Caesar dressing
Jerk Shrimp Salad
Shrimp marinated‏ in Jamaican Jerk seasoning, grilled and served with Mesclun, mangos and a pineapple balsamic vinaigrette
Caesar Salad
Romaine lettuce, homemade croutons, Pecorino Romano and Caesar dressing
Greek Salad
Bib lettuce, tomato, cucumber, kalamata olives, feta cheese, green pepper, red onion and tossed with light vinaigrette
Toss Salad
A blend of field greens and romaine lettuce with cucumber and tomato
Seafood Alfredo
Jumbo shrimp,‏ Diver scallops, and Caribbean Lobster in a mascarpone cheese sauce over angel hair pasta
with Chicken $13.95
with Shrimp $16.95
with Lobster $18.95
Penne Vodka
Penne pasta tossed in a vodka cream sauce
Rasta Pasta
Jerk chicken breast, sundried tomatoes and broccoli tossed in a light cream sauce over imported penne pasta. (shrimp available)
with Chicken $13.95
with Shrimp $16.95
with Lobster $18.95
Angel Hair
Imported Angel Hair pasta tossed in our freshly made San Marzano Pomodori sauce, with shaved Pecorino Romano
Vegetarian Rasta Pasta
A medley of seasonal veggies and Sundried tomatoes tossed in a light cream sauce with Jerk flavors, over imported penne pasta
Curried Vegetable Roti
A soft flatbread like tortilla filled with seasonal curried vegetables, chick pea, diced potato and fresh herbs
Traditional with cod fish $23.95
Ackee (Jamaican national fruit)
Ackee sautéed‏ with onion confit, tomato, and fresh herbs served with rice and beans, vegetables and sweet plantains (Traditional with cod fish $23.95)
Curried Vegetables
Seasonal vegetables with coconut curry sauce, rice and beans, vegetables and sweet plantains
NY Sirloin Steak
Aged 14 oz Sirloin grilled to order with demiglace sauce, mashed potato and vegetables
Curried Shrimp and Lobster
Jumbo Shrimp and a 5oz Rock Lobster tail sautéed in a mild curry sauce. Served with rice and beans, vegetables, and sweet plantains
Shrimp available $32.95
Caribbean Surf and Turf
10oz NY sirloin and a 5oz Caribbean lobster tail served with gourmet mashed potatoes and sautéed vegetables
Curried Shrimp
Jumbo Shrimp sautéed in a mild curry sauce with rice and beans, vegetables and plantains
Stewed Whole/Filet Red Snapper
Fresh whole or filet Red Snapper seasoned, pan fried then simmered with sweet peppers and onions
Ginger and Tamarind Crusted Salmon
Atlantic salmon with a honey ginger and tamarind herbed crust, caramelized onions, mashed potato, and vegetables finished with a ginger cream sauce
Hibiscus Oxtails
Flavorful pieces of braised oxtails, falling off the bone in an oxtail demi-glaze served with rice and beans, vegetables, and sweet plantains
Curried Goat
Small cuts‏ of goat meat stewed in a spicy curry sauce, served with rice and beans, vegetables and sweet plantains
BBQ Baby Back Ribs
Half rack of baby back ribs, falling off the bone served with vegetables and choice of starch
BBQ sauce $+1.50
Oven Roasted Half Chicken
Free Range chicken marinated and seasoned with Caribbean spices, and then roasted with a mirepoix. Served with mashed potato, and vegetables
Chicken Marsala
Tender pieces of chicken breast pan seared then braised in a mushroom wine sauce. Served with mashed potatoes and vegetables
Jamaican Seafood Run Down
Lobster, Shrimp, Conch, Sea Bass, and Scallops stewed in a luscious coconut curry sauce
Goat $23.95
Shrimp $26.95
Roti Chicken
A soft‏ flatbread like tortilla, filled with your choice of curried protein, with diced potato and fresh herbs
Stuffed Salmon
Broiled Atlantic salmon stuffed with jumbo lump crabmeat, served with mashed potatoes and vegetables and finished with a dijonaise sauce
Whole Steamed Red Snapper
1-1 ½ lb. fresh Red Snapper steamed with ground vegetables and fresh herbs, served in a delectable broth, and choice of starch
Island Brown Stewed Chicken
Traditional or boneless cuts of chicken, seasoned with fresh herbs, pan fried and simmered in a tomato based brown sauce served with rice and beans, vegetables and sweet plantains
Jamaican Jerk Chicken
Marinated with authentic Jerk seasoning and smoked to perfection. Served with rice and beans, vegetables and sweet plantains
Curried Chicken
French cut chicken breast or traditional pieces cooked in a curry sauce, served with rice and beans, vegetables and sweet plantains
Oriental Stir Fry
Shrimp, scallops and chicken sautéed with vegetables in a sweet Asian sauce, served with jasmine scented white rice
Salmon Provencal
Bite size pieces of Atlantic salmon sautéed with shallots, tomato, scallions, black olives, and sundried tomatoes in a citrus beurre blanc, served over imported penne
Mashed Potato
Sweet Fried Plantains
Jamaican Rice and Beans or White Rice
Baked Potato
Jamaican Festival
Sautéed Vegetable
Steak Fries
Sweet Potato Fries
The Hibiscus is a unique find! Located in the heart of Morristown inside the Morristown Inn; a one of it’s kind, Hibiscus boasts a unique concept providing the first upscale but cozy Caribbean restaurant in New Jersey , the first in a hotel & the only place for Caribbean in town. Hibiscus prepares & presents for it's guests five star quality meals at unbelievably affordable prices. Never before have you had Traditional American & Authentic Island Cuisine (Jamaican) at it's best all in one place. Come & enjoy from Authentic Jamaican Jerk Chicken served with traditional rice & beans & fried plantains to our famous Rasta Pasta made with lightly seasoned Jerk chicken breast, sundried tomatoes &
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Caribbean, Jamaican
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Parking Available, Free Wifi
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Located in the basement of the Best Western it’s kinda sketchy but the food is outstanding!! I ordered the oxtails and the Rasta Pasta which had a nice kick to it. My food was seasoned well and reasonably priced. This will be my first stop...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank SellyJetSetter
Reviewed February 12, 2019

This is our favorite Jamaican food place in all of New Jersey. The food is amazing and the family that runs this place is very sweet. They are BYOB and they have a great jazz musician there on certain days, but I cannot recall which...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Climber817302
Reviewed January 24, 2019 via mobile

I was surprised when I arrived that it was downstairs of a Best Western hotel and that the dining room was empty although it was a Tuesday night Well, the service was excellent the servers were friendly and helpful and the food was outstanding. The...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Hockeylover59
Reviewed January 15, 2019

Not as good as I was expecting. I thought the food would be more flavorful. The service was good. I would not go back.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank T7613WTfrankb
Reviewed November 3, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I had dinner at this restaurant which is a hidden gem downstairs at the Best Western Hotel. We dined on Chilean Sea Bass and a pork chop which were special for the evening. Bith were cooked to perfection. Our waitress was well...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Susan C
Reviewed October 15, 2018 via mobile

The food is delicious!! Everything I tasted was heavenly. I also loved the music. Will definitely be back. 😀

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank 799stephl
Reviewed October 8, 2018

Hibiscus is a wonderful place to enjoy authentic Caribbean food. The service was timely, and our waiter was devoted to giving us the best experience. Live music completed the meal. Also, their bread pudding is fantastic don't miss out!

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Navigate252479
Reviewed October 2, 2018

Been to this place two years ago for the jaz. The restaurant is a basement location but the ambiance was nice and the music great. We waited 50 minutes for dinner to come. My husband and friends were happy with their seafood dishes. My jerk...More

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank hamsanashi
Reviewed September 27, 2018 via mobile

The food and atmosphere is really nice here. Best to book a table as it was quiet busy. The food was good but the service was very slow. Drinks and food took a while to come out and not all meals came out at the...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank brookebartlett92
Reviewed September 14, 2018 via mobile

Located in a basement you wouldn’t expect any view. The restaurant is very cold. The personnel is nice, the actual food is fair prices and certainly affordable. I had a vegetarian plate with excellent quality veggies. However this restaurant lacks atmosphere.

Date of visit: September 2018
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Yes, the restaurant is BYOB
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