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Oscar's Gourmet Deli

438 North Rd, Califon, NJ 07830-4146
+1 908-832-9494
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good25%
  • Average0%
  • Poor16%
  • Terrible8%
17 May 2017
“Very intimate setting. Great food”
24 Apr 2017
“Excellent in all respects!”
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438 North Rd, Califon, NJ 07830-4146
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Reviewed 17 May 2017

This is one of our favorite places. Oscar is very selective with the quality of ingredients used in his meals. He's very personable and always comes out to ask about the meal.

Thank kklay8181
Reviewed 24 April 2017 via mobile

Food, service, speed if service, cleanliness, nice waiters/waitresses . Oscars has it all... this would be the restaurant I would own if I owned a restaurant. Lasagna is yummy. So us the vodka sauce...

Thank HunterdonPaul
Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

Oscars doesn't look like much but the food is terrific. Oscar uses great ingredients and makes his sauces from scratch. I love his seafood fra diablo and his pasta bolognese. Great flavors and perfectly cooked pasta. Enormous portion--always enough to have a second meal at...More

Thank Dominick D
Reviewed 22 May 2016 via mobile

Went in after church on a Sunday. Not too busy, but a good crowd. Food took a long time. My Ruben was dry, so I asked for more dressing. My wife's patty melt had basically raw red onions that included the tough outer skin. They...More

Thank AggieScouter
Reviewed 18 May 2016 via mobile

I had been here years ago when it was just a deli and from the outside it looks the same. However when you go in there are a number of tables in a restaurant style area. The food was very good and the waitress excellent...More

Thank bob_mason
Reviewed 15 March 2016

Food here is fresh, tasty and plentiful. Oscar has a specilal talent for cooking fish. His fish and chips are amazing. Eggplant parm is a family favorite.

Thank Geoliz
Reviewed 7 February 2015

Just had the worst breakfast experience at this local restaurant. When we arrived there were 3 tables seated and 2 of them had their food. We placed our order. Three more tables arrived and out of those 2 got their food before us. 37 minutes...More

1  Thank innjgirl
Reviewed 23 January 2013

I drive over an hour to eat at oscars! I used to live in the area. Even though I've moved now, I still crye his ranch fries and fresh focaccia bread! The service is fast and VERY Friendly! The owner oscar goes out of his...More

Thank Mandy M
Reviewed 17 December 2012

There aren't many choices for breakfast in this small, rural town so it is nice to find a place that makes you want to return. Service starts with a smile with a quick offer of fresh hot coffee and the menu. A nice choice of...More

1  Thank TedB918
Reviewed 29 September 2012

Took family to Oscars like I have many many times before since Oscars opened - this time served rancid milk to my son. As soon as drank big sip, I tasted & so gave us new milk. This milk was not just sour it was...More

3  Thank honesttruth2012
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  • Address: 438 North Rd, Califon, NJ 07830-4146
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Califon
  • Phone Number: +1 908-832-9494
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