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Hobby's Delicatessen & Restaurant

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32 Branford Pl, Newark, NJ 07102-2723
Mon - Fri 7:00 am - 4:30 pm
Sat 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We love Jewish food so had to try this well known deli and we were not disappointed. Great relaxed lunchtime ambiance. We tried the half pastrami on rye and chicken home style soup with matzo ball, it was delicious. Big bowl of complementary pickles on the table and a refillable soda. Very reasonably priced and the staff were friendly and... More 

Thank Lynne G
Duluth, United States
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21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I had a fantastic grilled vegetable omelet. The veggies were very fresh and nicely grilled, and the omelet could have fed three people. I ate half of it. One of my colleagues' order came out a little later than the others, since they used the wrong marinade. The owner was very apologetic and more than made up for the error... More 

Thank Catherine D
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22 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Hobby's triple decker sandwiches are the tastiest and largest sandwiches in the land!! I really enjoy the corned beef,with pastrami,(real) turkey and Swiss cheese wth dressing. I like mine on seeded rye bread. You can not eat the whole thing in one seating, therefore you have e other half for later. They also have adult drinks in the back bar.... More 

Thank Rell P
Oceanport, New Jersey
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Great deli with wonderful owners and friendly staff. Corned beef is as good as NYC, pickles at the tables are great!

Thank Bill H
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

The food ROCKS! What more can I say! I haven't tried too many things on the menu because I am too in love with what I already had! Some of you know what I'm talking about..lol! I really don't know what I like better,.THE LEGEND BURGER.....or the Pastrami and corned beef combo on rye! The portions are healthy and everything... More 

Thank Rodney W
Oak Ridge, TN
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23 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Got stuck in Newark overnight after our connecting flight was cancelled. Trying to make the most of our situation, we looked up places to eat on tripadvisor. This place was delicious! Couldn't decide between pastrami and corned beef, so chose the combo of both! The pickles weren't my particular favorite, but they were a great touch! Really enjoyed our visit!

Thank suesmisu
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22 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A family owned place for many, many years. Classic Jewish Deli with pickles and typical Jewish Deli menu. Nothing fancy but the food is great. Very popular at lunch time with the local crowd. Great experience if you are in the area. BTW they have liquor license. But it's not a drinking joint. The area around is kind of sketchy,... More 

Thank Vlad G
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20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great place. Loved the food. Service was great, staff very welcoming. Our hostess said I look really good (blush). It was a hot day and she made sure our glasses were never empty, kept getting us cold water and juice. Sweet lady.

Thank LiciaMerry
Jersey City, New Jersey
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190 reviews
122 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had lunch here today, and I was not disappointed! Immediately greeted by waitstaff and the owner, and promptly seated. Had their BLT on a roll, which was stuffed with lots of bacon, and evenly layered with tomato and lettuce. Due to its size, it was a bit messy, but who's complaining when you have a huge, delicious sandwich in front... More 

Thank Mike M
Raleigh, North Carolina
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146 reviews
116 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I was sitting next to an older Jewish gentleman with a twinkle in his eye. I heard him say "I created the entire universe in 7 days but still can't make anything this good!" I agree. Hobby's makes the best deli sandwiches you can put in your face. I ordered the corned beef and pastrami on rye (number 5). Of... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
American, Delicatessen, Kosher
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Large groups
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: 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?