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“A Must” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Hobby's Delicatessen & Restaurant

Hobby's Delicatessen & Restaurant
Ranked #3 of 562 Restaurants in Newark
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: American, Delicatessen
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Good for: Business meetings, Kids, Families with children, Large groups, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Delivery, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
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15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
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“A Must”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 11, 2013

Attended before game 2 of Devils/Kings final. Big devils fans from Canada that heard of this place on Facebook Devil fan sites. We were welcomed, and when we told them we have not had a lot of true deli food, they gave us an assortment! Soups, sandwiches, the pickles and of course the Poutine... Yup, we know poutine and there's was great. We will go there every time we attend for Devils games.

    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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English first
Madison,CT
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47 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“Wow!!!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 3, 2013 via mobile

Arriving at Newark (NJ) Airport I used TripAdvisor to find a restaurant for lunch. Up popped Hobby's in downtown Newark. I dialed it into my GPS and off we went. What a wonderful experience. The best pastrami ever, great slaw and pickles. My wife had their special chicken sandwich, which she loved. We all had cupcakes for desert, delicious. Parking was easy, directly in front on a well traveled patrolled street, could be the safest street in New Jersey. The owner came over and brought some great bread pudding, our waitress was like our mother. We will be back often.

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1 Thank Handsomejim
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New York City, New York
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185 reviews
177 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
“Excellent deli -- order the pastrami!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 18, 2012

One of the best pastrami sandwiches in NJ! Hobby's is a classic deli -- and a top notch one, all around. I've been here many times, and my last visit -- as always -- I enjoyed it very much.

Just go. You wont' be disappointed.

  • Visited October 2012
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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2 Thank cory r
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New Jersey
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16 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Hobby's Is The Real Deal”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 5, 2012

Hobby's is a classic deli, with great food, friendly servers, and decent value. I never have a problem finding on-street parking (metered-bring some coins), and the neighborhood is safe. If you're traveling in the area during the day, it's worth finding you way into downtown Newark for lunch at Hobby's.

  • Visited August 2012
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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2 Thank michaelira
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New Jersey
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161 reviews
125 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 119 helpful votes
“Jury duty in Newark? You must have lunch”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 3, 2012 via mobile

By far one of the best pastrami sandwiches in NJ or NY. Very lean, tasty, not salty and fresh. Just had lunch and its a winner. The place itself is 90 yrs old and the interior I'm guessing was redone in the 1960's, but no matter it's great. Try the Pea soup.

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