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Hobby's Delicatessen & Restaurant

32 Branford Pl, Newark, NJ 07102-2723
+1 973-623-0410
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good21%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“pastrami” (35 reviews)
“cupcakes” (15 reviews)
“sandwiches” (37 reviews)
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American, Deli, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
32 Branford Pl, Newark, NJ 07102-2723
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Had a pastrami sandwich and it was the best. The bread was nice and soft. Customer service was beautiful

Thank Althea S
Reviewed 5 May 2018 via mobile

What's not to like?! Cream soda ✓ Pickles ✓ Pastrami ✓ Corned beef ✓ Chopped liver ✓ Owners and waitstaff from several decades ago ✓

Thank Gail C
Reviewed 17 April 2018

The only reason this place is not a five is because of it`s very dated décor. We drove down from upstate NY for a hockey game and after looking at the other TripAdvisor reviews on Hobby`s we were definitely going. The place lived up to...More

Thank John B
Reviewed 28 March 2018

Tried Hobby's for the first time this week. Simply put, the meal was fantastic. Open face Reuben, Onion Rings and a cup of chicken noodle soup to start. Incredibly tasty.

Thank SeaPro22
Reviewed 17 March 2018 via mobile

Came in for some St Patrick’s Day lunch- started with Matzo Ball Soup which was yummy , we also ordered split pea which I wasn’t a fan of but others liked . We ordered two pastrami And corned beef sandwiches which came served with cole...More

Thank mauinokaoi1973
Reviewed 12 March 2018

If you are in Newark please do not miss this classic deli. The portions are enormous. I will definitely return. A favorite of the locals so you know it is good.

Thank Joe P
Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

This has to be one of the best sandwich restaurants in the area. Great hot and cold sandwiches. I recommend that everyone visit this restaurant when their in the area.

Thank Tiffany G
Reviewed 25 February 2018 via mobile

Had the Nico #1 and Palmieri #21 sandwiches. They were huge and very filling. The chicken on both of them were thinly cut and cooked to perfection. Atmosphere is similar to other delis/diner, but it was nice to have the owner (I think) come by...More

Thank snakez27
Reviewed 3 February 2018

Came here for business lunch and was pleasantly surprised. It was like eating at Ben's or Katz's deli in in NYC. We were pleasantly greeted and shown to a table. Inside needs some decorating! Complimentary pickles were provided. Mushroom Barley soup was amazing! Corned beef...More

Thank lone6star
Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

Consistently excellent. Been eating here for 26 years and Hooby’s never disappoints. Traditional NY Style Deli only in Newark. Everything made on site. Great soups, deserts and of course sandwiches. Quite frankly as good as any big name NYC deli and when it comes to...More

Thank Armand L
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Questions & Answers
12 April 2018|
Response from lone6star | Reviewed this property |
parking is not good---mostly all street meters.
1 October 2017|
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Response from Martin B | Reviewed this property |
No, there’s no outdoor seating
1 April 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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
07:00 - 16:30
07:00 - 16:30
07:00 - 16:30
07:00 - 16:30
07:00 - 16:30
11:00 - 15:00
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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