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Hobby's Delicatessen & Restaurant

32 Branford Pl, Newark, NJ 07102-2723
+1 973-623-0410
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good21%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travelers talk about
“pastrami” (32 reviews)
“cupcakes” (15 reviews)
“sandwiches” (34 reviews)
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American, Delicatessen, Kosher
$$ - $$$
32 Branford Pl, Newark, NJ 07102-2723
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Reviewed September 27, 2016

I grew up in the Jersey suburbs; Dad had a law firm in Newark where I worked from my youngest memories... I was "paid in Hobby's" often... I fly into Newark whenever I can and always get a couple sandwiches and pickled tomatoes for my...More

Thank Robert S
Reviewed September 13, 2016

Three generations of the Hobby family have run this deli, and one of them is almost always there to ensure good service and high quality food. The decor is Formica, so don't go if you want a romantic lunch, but if you want some of...More

2  Thank Douglas W
Reviewed August 26, 2016

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...More

Thank Lynne G
Reviewed August 23, 2016

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...More

1  Thank Catherine D
Reviewed August 23, 2016

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...More

Thank Rell P
Reviewed August 22, 2016

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

Thank Bill H
Reviewed August 22, 2016 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...More

Thank Rodney W
Reviewed August 13, 2016 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...More

Thank suesmisu
Reviewed August 10, 2016

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...More

Thank Vlad G
Reviewed July 30, 2016 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.

1  Thank LiciaMerry
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
How late are they open? How far is it from Hilton Penn station hotel? Is it walking distance and if so is it safe to walk
April 1, 2017|
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Response from Mbrumby | Property representative |
Hobby's is open Monday - Friday 7:15 am until 4:15 pm. Saturday's 10:45-2:45. Hobby's also stays open before all Monday - Saturday Devils home games until 6:45 (or 15 minutes before game time). Hobby's is a 10 minute... More
Peter M
Do you deliver to Airport Hotels at Newark Liberty Airport?
November 2, 2016|
Response from Mbrumby | Property representative |
We can deliver. We have a $125. Minimum to the airport with a delivery fee added on. Delivery is not always available since we do not have a dedicated driver.
Louis W
Do you deliver to Newark business locations for large orders?
March 31, 2016|
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Response from stardustdrive | Reviewed this property |
Yes, my company has had food delivered to meetings in our Newark office.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Kids, 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: +1 973-623-0410
  • E-mail
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