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105 E Mount Pleasant Ave, Livingston, NJ 07039-3005
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Jersey City, New Jersey
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131 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The setting is pleasant and the service is friendly and efficient. That's it for the good. On the bad side I won't mind things being grossly overpriced if the food was good. BUT IT IS NOT. I was served the most tasteless, dry brisket sandwich. My mother's corn beef was a bit better than my sandwich but that means mine... More 

Thank Steven P
West Orange, New Jersey
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

great menu and wait staff pastrami well spiced and cut great complimentry cole slaw and pickles thinny thin sandwhich with soup and soda excellent value

Thank schase2016
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The matzo ball soup was good. Mashed potatoes were average. Reuben sandwich was huge. Everything is overpriced, but at least it tasted good. I don't know that I would go very often just because of the prices. $20+ sandwiches is a little crazy.

Thank Katie P
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016 via mobile

Hubby and I visited for the first time. Won't be our last! I had the classic reuben sandwich. Light rye bread, a very lean yet tasty pastrami meat piled a mile high, sour kraut, and topped with a delish swiss cheese. Available Russian dressing, or dark deli mustard! Impressive! Also lovely steak fries, classic Jewish deli pickles, and very fresh... More 

Thank Pamela O
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71 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016

I had the pastrami sandwich. Came with free pickles and a good sized bowl of creamy cole slaw. The meat was some of the best I ever tasted. It was pricey, but worth it if you love this type of food. Highly recommended.

Thank PoconoSummitJohn570
Denville, New Jersey
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17 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

Eppe Essen has off street parking shared with a drive-thru carwash that makes for a high traffic lot. The tai kwon do establishment above the cafe also eats up spaces. Seating is expansive, booths or tables. There are areas for large family parties, full of sunshine from large street windows. The menu is expansive with typical NY deli offerings: lox,... More 

Thank marlene k
London, United Kingdom
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113 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016 via mobile

Listen for nearly 20 bucks for a sandwich and soup and a soda that a didn't fill me up b the matzah ball was good but bland and I don't drink soda. That was the cheap menu . Not bad food I would t pay these prices in the city in the park at a concert if you care for... More 

Thank Gregory R
Livingaton, NJ
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016

We have been "eating here" (Notice I did not say DINING HERE!" for many many years. Through more than the original owners. It's the neighborhood (Jewish/American style facility, that are disappearing all to fit. It still tries. $$$ overpriced and the service tries but doesn't make it anymore. Super assortment of dishes to choose from, but not always served a... More 

Thank Stephen-Gail
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016 via mobile

Good food! Price are expensive but you get large potions. Share a meal or bring home a doggie bag. Staff is always very friendly and attentive. Also great catering services. Atmosphere is a typical NY deli style.

Thank Travelways50
Livingston nj
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373 reviews
330 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2016 via mobile

Our party of four picked up an assortment of sandwiches. Pastrami, Corned Beef and Turkey. ***All were excellent. *** All of us ordered the "light" sandwiches which came with soup, pickles and soda. This is a pretty good value. The only disappointment is that the Cole slaw was an additional charge for take out orders. . It is included in... More 

Thank Richard S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
American, Soups, Kosher, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 105 E Mount Pleasant Ave, Livingston, NJ 07039-3005
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Livingston
  • Phone Number: 973-994-1120

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?