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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” (16 reviews)
“sandwiches” (37 reviews)
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American, Delicatessen
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32 Branford Pl, Newark, NJ 07102-2723
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago 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
Reviewed 28 November 2017

One of Newark's restaurant gems. Very friendly atmosphere, excellent food & reasonable prices. It's the place to go before a Devil's game.

Thank 734billj
Reviewed 24 October 2017 via mobile

Old style deli. Excellent pastrami and corned beef. Definitely worth a stop if in the area. Will be going back.

Thank Danthetravelinman1
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

I had hot pastrami and cheese when I last went to Hobby's. The meat is very good with no extra fat. Sandwiches could be a little bigger with the prices they charge.

Thank reneea512
Reviewed 18 September 2017

Recommended as a good lunch spot by the hotel. As soon as you step inside it's like you're transported back in time. Looks like the interior hasn't changed in 50-60 years. Staff has a great sense of humor and are friendly. Food was great -...More

Thank themntraveler
Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

A Newark landmark . I worked in NYC for over thirty five years , and throughly enjoyed, what is arguably the best deli food in the country. But there are other wonderful truly great delis I have enjoyed in Chicago San Francisco and other US...More

Thank 896Linda
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Hobbies known by the locals for pretty good sandwiches . I had the pastrami of course. I have to say it very tasty. I was served up a lean slightly smokey flavors sandwich. a little small on the size, but not as high priced as...More

Thank Ingram D
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Went for lunch and treated coworkers for their first time great sandwiches we all enjoyed. Will return as per request of first timers

Thank arocnj
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Piled high and so good. I have listed their sandwich list below. Pastrami Old World Tender 10.95 Corned Beef House-Cured 10.95 Prime Roast Beef 10.95 Brisket Slow-Roasted 10.95 Tongue House-Cured 11.95 Salami All Beef 8.95 Hard Salami 10.95 Boiled Ham Imported 8.50 Ham and Cheese...More

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1 October 2017|
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Response from Martin B | Reviewed this property |
No, there’s no outdoor seating
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
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.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Business meetings, Local cuisine
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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