Come Sip and Savor Restaurant Week in Somers Point Nov. 2-11

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Restaurant Week begins Nov. 2 in Somers Point featuring fine dining at local eateries and entertainment. (Courtesy Suasion)

The ninth annual Somers Point Restaurant Week (SPRW) will be held Friday, Nov. 2, through Sunday, Nov. 11, offering prix fixe menus for lunch and dinner at participating restaurants throughout the city.

Restaurant Week is an opportunity to “Sip and Savor” Somers Point at one of 18 unique and popular eateries at an affordable price, according to a city press release.

New: Feed a Family Campaign

SPRW will partner with the Community Food Bank from Nov. 2-11 to raise money for the “Feed a Family” fundraiser, where diners can opt to add a $1, $3 or $5 donation to their bill to help fight hunger in southern New Jersey during the upcoming holiday season.

New: 10-day Eat, Dine & Be Social Contest – #SPRW18

During Restaurant Week, guests are encouraged to check in, photograph and post to social media their favorite Restaurant Week lunch and dinner courses with the hashtag #SPRW18. For every restaurant at which a diner checks in and/or tags their dining location, they will earn a chance to win a Restaurant Week gift basket valued at $250. Participants can post their photos and join the social conversation on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/SomersPointRestaurantWeek. Contestants should be sure to use the event hashtag #SPRW18 to make their posts count.

New: Jazzing Up Restaurant Week

Somers Point Restaurant Week is partnering with the South Jersey Jazz Society to combine culinary specialties at each location with the Art of Jazz for a unique dining experience. Follow your favorite Jazz soloists each night as you dine your way through Somers Point.

Performers, locations and times during Restaurant Week are as follows:

Friday, Nov. 2

Greate Bay Country Club – Chris Simonini: 5-9 p.m.

Sal’s Cafe – Jason Klinke: 6-9 p.m.

Saturday, Nov. 3

Anchorage – Bill McGrady: 6:30-9:30 p.m.

Fitzpatricks Deli – Behn Gillice: 6-9 p.m.

Tuesday, November 6

El Tipico – Robin Van Duzee: 5-8 p.m.

Marsini’s Kitchen – Jason Klinke: 5-8 p.m.

Wednesday, November 7

Doc’s Place – Jason Klinke: 6-9 p.m.

Windjammer – Behn Gillice: 6-9 p.m.

Thursday, November 8

Crab Trap – Chris Simonini: 6-9 p.m.

Tavern on the Bay – Jason Klinke: 6-9 p.m.

Friday, November 9

Clancy’s – Lou Durham: 6-9 p.m.

Gregory’s – Rob Budesa: 6-9 p.m.

Saturday, November 10

Passion Vines – Behn Gillice: 2-4:30 p.m.

Josie Kelly’s – Behn Gillice: 6-9 p.m.

*Subject to change. Visit http://www.somersptrestaurantwk.com/whos-got-jazz.html.

Participating Restaurants

More Somers Point restaurants than ever are participating in Restaurant Week this year, with a total of 19 locations offering prix-fixe dining menus. While some participating restaurants are offering either a two-course lunch for $12.18 or a three-course prix fixe dinner menu for $27.18 – most are offering both.

$12.18 two-course fixed price lunch menu restaurants (12 serving lunch):

Charlie’s Bar & Restaurant, Clancy’s By The Bay, Doc’s Place (2,3,4,7-11 – Lunch/ 2,3,7,8,9,10 for Dinner), Fitzpatrick’s Deli & Steakhouse, Greate Bay Country Club (open to the public during RW), Gregory’s Restaurant & Bar, Sal’s Cafe, Josie Kelly’s Public House, Grilled Cheese & Crab Cake Company, The Windjammer, and ACA’s Careme’s Gourmet Restaurant in Mays Landing.

$27.18 three-course prix fixe dinner menu restaurants (17 serving dinner):

Anchorage Tavern, Buona Vita (November 2,3,4,8,9,10,11) Charlie’s Bar & Restaurant, Clancy’s By The Bay, The Crab Trap, Crab Daddy’s, Doc’s Place, El Tipico Mexican Taqueria, Fitzpatrick’s Deli & Steakhouse (Closed Monday 5th), Greate Bay Country Club (Open Lunch Sun-Thur./Dinner 2,3,9,10), Gregory’s Restaurant & Bar, Josie Kelly’s Public House, Marsini’s (Closed Monday 5), Sal’s Café and Coal Fired Pizza, Tavern on The Bay (2,3,4,8,9,10,11), Grilled Cheese & Crab Cake Company, and The Windjammer.

Other Town Tastes

Adding to the excitement of Somers Point Restaurant Week, Passion Vines in the Somers Point Shopping Center is once again proud to present its very own Restaurant Week Wine Tasting event on Saturday, Nov. 10, from 2-4 p.m.

Culinary students from Atlantic Cape Community College’s program will be providing small plates that will pair perfectly with the wine picked by Passion Vines’ own wine aficionados. Live entertainment will be provided throughout the event by the Somers Point Jazz Society.

Reservations are recommended by calling 609-601-8463. Seasonal wines will be available for purchase at their store throughout Restaurant Week.

For a printable version of participating restaurants, addresses, reservations, menus and music visit www.somersptrestaurantwk.com or call 609-653-8155 x300.

Sysco Food Services will once again partner with the Somers Point Restaurant Association as a presenting sponsor of the event. Additional supporting sponsors include B.F. Mazzeo’s Fruit and Produce, D & D Foods, ERCO, Penn Jersey Paper Products, Northern Liberties Food Processors, South Jersey Industries, Westside Meats, the Somers Point Economic Development Committee, The Somers Point Business Association, and The South Jersey Jazz Society.

For ongoing updates on these and other events in Somers Point, visit visitsomerspoint.com or join the social conversation at www.facebook.com/somerspoint 

Waitress Donna Mirsh and owner Jeff Thomas show off the lunch specials at Charlie’s Bar & Restaurant during Somers Point Restaurant Week in 2016.