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105 E Mount Pleasant Ave, Livingston, NJ 07039
973-994-1120
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8:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations

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  • 21
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  • 23
    Very good
  • 13
    Average
  • 3
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  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
The Best Chopped LIver!

I could eat their Chopped Liver non stop! It's almost as good as my grandmother's! Everything I"ve eaten there has been very tasty. But the Chopped Liver is outstanding, In fact I went back on afternoon to pick up some for dinner, and the lady behind me was also there for the same reason... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 12, 2015
Beth B
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Williamsville, New York
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Williamsville, New York
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20 reviews 20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

I could eat their Chopped Liver non stop! It's almost as good as my grandmother's! Everything I"ve eaten there has been very tasty. But the Chopped Liver is outstanding, In fact I went back on afternoon to pick up some for dinner, and the lady behind me was also there for the same reason. Eppes Essen is a regular Jewish... More 

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New Jersey
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158 reviews 158 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

This is what I imagine a deli is supposed to be. Warm friendly full of beautiful food sights and smells. A plethora of ethnic delights. Take out is brisk. The dining area is bright and spacious. The portions are appropriate for the price. Handicapped friendly. Perfect for lunch solo to group celebrations. My only con is the display cases have... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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66 reviews 66 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

We live in Georgia but my husband is from Northern NJ. A trip to Eppes Essen is always on the agenda when we visit. He craves NY-NJ authentic Jewish deli so this is where we come to get his fix. The portions are large and so are the prices! They make the most awesome coleslaw and pickles. The soups are... More 

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Livingston, New Jersey
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92 reviews 92 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

We take out mostly and the roast turkey, roast beef, cole slaw, health salad, knish, and rye bread are consistently very good.

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Amherst, Massachusetts
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

I LOVE a good bagel with smoked salmon and anytime I am in the Essex County area I make it a point to go to Eppes Essen for breakfast...or lunch or dinner. Amazing pickles, AMAZING coleslaw, AMAZING salmon. If you order a sandwich, be prepared for a sandwich the size of your head. Around Passover, they've got great gefilte fish.

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West Orange, New Jersey
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35 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

This is an old-style Jewish deli. Although it should be noted it is not kosher. The corn beef is excellent. They have a variety of items to choose from besides deli. You can order breakfast at any time and they also have burgers, wraps and traditional Jewish items such as potato pancakes or stuffed cabbage. When you first arrive the... More 

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Livingston, New Jersey, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015 via mobile

Best known for their sandwiches. Triple Deckers are quite large so don't be scared off by the price, just split it with a friend! For you pickle lovers- they have giant tasty pickles!

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Boonton, New Jersey
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113 reviews 113 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
259 helpful votes 259 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

Based on some of the good reviews I read here, we ordered lunch from this place. What a major disappointment. I should have listened to the most recent negative review, because they seem to be spot on. First of all, the place is a major rip off. Outrageous prices for poor quality food. We ordered some pastrami sandwiches and we... More 

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NJ
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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

Delicious deli--excellent coleslaw and pickle assortment served upon arrival, and very fresh deli meat sandwiches. Expensive, but sandwiches are large enough to share. I will return.

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New York City, New York
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172 reviews 172 reviews
164 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

In my opinion, this is the best it gets. You can't find pastrami this good on the NJ side of the Hudson River. But that's not all -- there's more. From the pickles and the kasha to the pastrami and cole slaw -- it's all top notch here. I can go into details about each dish we ordered, but I'll... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 105 E Mount Pleasant Ave, Livingston, NJ 07039
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Livingston
  • Phone Number: 973-994-1120
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Monday
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 8:00 pm

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