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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%
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“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 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place is a Newark institution and it's no secret why! The food is delish, the owners are wonderful, and the atmosphere is perfect. It's even frequented by a Supreme Court Justice!

Thank djl81076
Reviewed 16 May 2017 via mobile

How can you go wrong with a historical Jewish deli in downtown Newark NJ. Corned beef, pastrami, you name it piled high on rye and delicious. Oh, my and the pickles!

Thank RUTaxEsq
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

I'm at a business associate here for lunch after reading some of the reviews. Everyone was polite. The waitress was efficient as well. I ordered the special half pastrami sandwich with barley mushroom soup. The sandwich was great and the pickles on the table were...More

Thank NorJerseyDad
Reviewed 28 April 2017

Hobby's is an old-fashioned deli which has changed little in appearance over the years. The food is classic Jewish deli fare, with warming bowls of matzoh ball soup, and huge, flavorful pastrami and corned beef sandwiches. They also have delicious burgers, as well as incredible...More

Thank larigot
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

You don't have to go in New York to try the best sandwich in the business , being in the business almost 100 years, those guys know how to make a real sandwich

Thank Ridzenieks
Reviewed 5 April 2017

Sandwiches at Hobby's are legendary, and for good reason. They're huge, and stuffed full! Traditional deli fare - including pastrami and corned beef (on rye with mustard of course!) Great for catering too.

Thank Barbara H
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Went here before a Devils game and the place was crowded, filled with Devil fans. Little expensive, but the food and service make up for it. Will def be heading here before Devils games in the future.

1  Thank barry88
Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

I love Hobby's sandwiches. I'm originally from Philadelphia but I've lived in Jersey the last 3 years. My husband who is from Newark knows all the go to places for all types of food. We don't eat at Hobby's often, but when we do we...More

Thank Qadriyyah S
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Sandwiches are fresh, put together good very well and presentation is good, workers are pleasant. Those persons that attended the meeting really enjoyed the sandwiches and some inquired where did they come from.

Thank Virgenia10
Reviewed 7 January 2017

Haven't been here for a while but it was very very good. So glad I stopped. Every time I eat here or take out the food is fresh piled high and tasty. You would be hard pressed NOT to like it yourself. Always look forward...More

Thank C D M
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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
2 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
Peter M
Do you deliver to Airport Hotels at Newark Liberty Airport?
3 November 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?
1 April 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
Kids, Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly
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
  • E-mail
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