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Hobby's Delicatessen & Restaurant

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32 Branford Pl, Newark, NJ 07102-2723
+1 973-623-0410
7:00 am - 4:30 pm
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Mon - Fri 7:00 am - 4:30 pm
Sat 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Warren, New Jersey
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32 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

How can you go wrong with a historical Jewish deli in downtown Newark NJ. Corned beef, pastrami, you name it piled high on rye and delicious. Oh, my and the pickles!

Thank RUTaxEsq
North Jersey
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49 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I'm at a business associate here for lunch after reading some of the reviews. Everyone was polite. The waitress was efficient as well. I ordered the special half pastrami sandwich with barley mushroom soup. The sandwich was great and the pickles on the table were a great addition. I really enjoyed the soup too. My friend had the pumpernickel bagel... More 

Thank NorJerseyDad
Newark, New Jersey
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58 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Hobby's is an old-fashioned deli which has changed little in appearance over the years. The food is classic Jewish deli fare, with warming bowls of matzoh ball soup, and huge, flavorful pastrami and corned beef sandwiches. They also have delicious burgers, as well as incredible stuffed cupcakes and giant cookies. The people who own the place, and the other employees... More 

Thank larigot
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed April 10, 2017 via mobile

You don't have to go in New York to try the best sandwich in the business , being in the business almost 100 years, those guys know how to make a real sandwich

Thank Ridzenieks
Maplewood, New Jersey
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed April 4, 2017

Sandwiches at Hobby's are legendary, and for good reason. They're huge, and stuffed full! Traditional deli fare - including pastrami and corned beef (on rye with mustard of course!) Great for catering too.

Thank Barbara H
Hillsborough, New Jersey
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135 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed March 14, 2017

Went here before a Devils game and the place was crowded, filled with Devil fans. Little expensive, but the food and service make up for it. Will def be heading here before Devils games in the future.

1 Thank barry88
2 reviews
Reviewed March 2, 2017 via mobile

I love Hobby's sandwiches. I'm originally from Philadelphia but I've lived in Jersey the last 3 years. My husband who is from Newark knows all the go to places for all types of food. We don't eat at Hobby's often, but when we do we are never disappointed. The corned beef and pastrami on rye is delicious. Juicy and tender... More 

Thank Qadriyyah S
Newark, New Jersey
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed February 13, 2017

Sandwiches are fresh, put together good very well and presentation is good, workers are pleasant. Those persons that attended the meeting really enjoyed the sandwiches and some inquired where did they come from.

Thank Virgenia10
Whippany, New Jersey
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210 reviews
145 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed January 6, 2017

Haven't been here for a while but it was very very good. So glad I stopped. Every time I eat here or take out the food is fresh piled high and tasty. You would be hard pressed NOT to like it yourself. Always look forward to eating here.

Thank C D M
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed December 28, 2016

We enjoyed one of Hobby's best and famous "SLOPPY JOES #5, corned beef, pastrami, cole slaw and Russian dressing.

Thank dolorest322

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Delicatessen, Kosher
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Waitstaff
Good for
Business meetings, Large groups, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
7:00 am - 4:30 pm
7:00 am - 4:30 pm
7:00 am - 4:30 pm
7:00 am - 4:30 pm
7:00 am - 4:30 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 32 Branford Pl, Newark, NJ 07102-2723
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Newark
  • Phone Number: +1 973-623-0410

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