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Irv and Karen's Hot Pastrami

2114 Route 88, Gps 1 Truman and 88, Brick, NJ 08724-3228
+1 732-899-6990
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good40%
  • Average4%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible0%
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“lunch” (4 reviews)
“pastrami” (9 reviews)
“rye bread” (8 reviews)
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American, Deli, Kosher
$$ - $$$
2114 Route 88, Gps 1 Truman and 88, Brick, NJ 08724-3228
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Reviewed July 31, 2018 via mobile

I try an stop in at Karen and Irv’s whenever I’m in Brick, NJ. First rate Jewish deli. They roast their own beef, turkey, brine and cure their own corned beef and pastrami. High quality rye bread and salads to go along. On this visit...More

Thank Tony M
Reviewed October 2, 2017

Great lunch place with a great deli menu. Service is good and food is best in the area for lunch. Try the Motza soup also. Fresh baked Rye bread is to die for.

Thank Keith K
Reviewed August 3, 2017

Wonderful restaurant for lunch or dinner. Delicious homemade rye bread served with your eggs or delicious deli sandwiches. Their Reuben is to die for! Their homemade soups are so tasty. I had nicely seasoned Italian Wedding soup today. Waitress is very friendly and efficient! Also...More

Thank Brickheyjude
Reviewed March 30, 2017 via mobile

We have been going to Irv And Karens for over 18 years. They used to be on route 37 in toms River and move to brick on route 88. There's no finer foods that you'll ever taste than what Irv And Karens have to offer....More

Thank DeaconVince
Reviewed November 13, 2016

Awesome little side of the road Jewish deli. When you need to scratch your Pastrami or Corned Beef itch, you can feel confident coming here. This place gets it. I could eat here once a week. Abundant (but not ridiculous) portions of tender briney meat...More

Thank mirepoixjoe
Reviewed October 30, 2016

I love going here when I am in the mood for a great deli experience. Their rye bread is incredible. The staff is super friendly and service is spot on.

Thank Z3228AEgaryw
Reviewed September 15, 2016 via mobile

Best place in area for pastrami or corned beef sandwich. Also bacon and eggs are always delicious. Rye bread is great too.

Thank romedini
Reviewed September 12, 2016

Stopped in today for lunch while shopping in the area. The lunch was absolutely great. I ordered a hot corned beef on rye sandwich and french fries. The sandwich came with potato salad which was delicious. The corned beef on rye was great, the french...More

Thank Rich F
Reviewed August 25, 2016

Last few visits, breakfast not as good as usual. Had a broccoli cheese omelet this morning and it had 4 pieces of broccoli and very little cheese. Will do breakfast elsewhere.

Thank BellapugNJ
Reviewed August 22, 2016 via mobile

And I have been going to this establishment for 16 years. They make the finest corn beef, pastrami, turkey sandwiches you ever have tasted. They also have corn fritters can't get enough of them. Karen will take take care of all your culinary desires some...More

Thank DeaconVince
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
7:30 AM - 4:00 PM
7:30 AM - 4:00 PM
7:30 AM - 4:00 PM
7:30 AM - 4:00 PM
7:30 AM - 4:00 PM
7:30 AM - 4:00 PM
7:30 AM - 2:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2114 Route 88, Gps 1 Truman and 88, Brick, NJ 08724-3228
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Brick
  • Phone Number: +1 732-899-6990
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