Delta's
Delta's

Delta's

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.deltasrestaurant.com/
  • Phone: 7322491551x
  • Hours of Operation:
    Dinner: Monday - Closed, Tuesday: 5:00pm - 2:00am,
    Wednesday: 5:00pm - 12:00am, Thursday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 2:00am,
    Sunday: Brunch 12-2:30pm Dinner 3:30pm - 7:30pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Diners Club,Discover,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Southern
  • Dress Code: Smart Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Entertainment, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking Area, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Private Room, Smoking Area, Takeout, Wine
  • Catering: We provide catering for pick-up and delivery to certain locations. Please check our website for pricing.
  • Private Party Facilities: Groups from 15-50 welcome.
  • Private Party Contact: Large Party Coordinator 7322491551x23
  • Entertainment: Live R&B Tuesday and Friday, Live Band Karaoke Thursdays, Live Jazz Saturday, and DJ late night Saturday

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Richmond
  • Public Transit: 5-6 blocks from the New Brunswick Train Station.
  • Parking: Valet
  • Parking Details: Public Lot available on Neilson Street. We do not validate.
A word from Delta's
At Delta's we combine exceptional food, soothing ambience and good old fashioned Southern hospitality to create what we hope will be an unforgettable experience.

When making a reservation please keep in mind:
-Reservations are held for 15min past reservation time
-The entire party must be present to be seated on busier nights
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Awards voted by OpenTable diners
  • Diners' Choice WinnerHot Spot
  • Diners' Choice WinnerVibrant Bar Scene
Delta's reviews from OpenTable diners
67 reviews since July 3, 2014
Overall Rating4.3
  • Food4.2
    Service4.3
  • Ambiance4.3
    Noise LevelEnergetic
95% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
vibrant bar scene (38)neighborhood gem (37)hot spot (34)fit for foodies (33)good for groups (32)special occasion (32)late-night find (24)romantic (23)great for brunch (11)notable wine list (5)great for lunch (5)kid-friendly (2)Show More
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 10/24/2014
    if u go to delta's please make reservations for Friday and Saturday other wise u might be waiting for a table also the music on the weekends was very good!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, hot spot, late-night find, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Still good after all these years
    FleaVIP
    Dined on 10/24/2014
    Fried shrimp, fried okra, fried whiting, fried catfish, greens, mac and cheese, yams and cornbread -- we loved it all. Mango sangria and martinis also great. This is just our latest visit over the years but we have been coming more often this last year and Delta's never disappoints.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, hot spot, late-night find, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Good southern cooking
    Goodfoodonly
    Dined on 10/24/2014
    I had whiting as an entree. Low brow you say? No....it was accompanied by delicious jambalaya grits. My wife had fried pork chips and she picked the bones clean. Fried okra and the Mac and cheese were the stars of the sides. While the music was a tad too loud, the wait staff was professional, friendly and courteous. Our waiter and his busboy were efficient and not over bearing at all. We will be back.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Always a good!
    ckmoore1130
    Dined on 10/18/2014
    I discovered this spot in 2009 and it's still a great dinner spot for all occasions. No complaints!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, hot spot, late-night find, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Delicious food and fantastic drinks
    DJ1960
    Dined on 10/18/2014
    This is a true gem in New Brunswick. Noise level can be challenging but music adds to the evening!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, hot spot, late-night find, neighborhood gem, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great
    Casey1RN
    Dined on 10/16/2014
    Our group had a wonderful experience and all the food was delicious. We plan to return soon.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch, hot spot, late-night find, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Average
    Trilljave
    Dined on 10/8/2014
    The food was merely average. Maybe it is because I grew up in the south on soul food and know that what they serve is average. I may have lived it better if it didn't appear to been prepared earlier in the day and merely warmed up when I placed my order.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Birthday Dinner
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 10/7/2014
    Went to Delta's on a Martini Tuesday night to celebrate my birthday. Had a wonderful time with friends and thoroughly enjoyed Valerie Adams performance with the Dimension Band. However, the space in the restaurant is 'intimate' and therefore makes conversation difficult once the band begins to play. Food was tasty and plentiful. Hostess and Server were very personable and accommodating. Great place to go for drinks and dinner.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, hot spot, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Food was excellent
    OpenTable Diner Since 2009
    Dined on 10/3/2014
    I had the fried seafood melody with asparagus, potato salad and baked macaroni. Everything was wonderful. The music was a bit too loud but I'll take it because the food was great!
    Special Features:
    hot spot, late-night find, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Very greasy food, but great bar
    ChiChiVIP
    Dined on 10/3/2014
    The food is incredibly greasy... And lacking flavor. Lots of fat dangling from every corner of meat, Mac n cheese was all cheese and no seasoning. Cajun calamari was very delicious. This place is good for drinks at the bar and good music. Not dinner!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, hot spot, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • non professional
    betterstaff
    Dined on 9/20/2014
    Good morning. My experience at deltas was once again not a pleasant one upon arrival. The host/hostess are always non professional. They are disorganized. This last visit the year host actually seen my party and I standing at the booth but did not immediately greet us. He stayed at the bar side near the entrance and laughed with the bartender. He approached us after my mother said "where's the host?". He did not apologize. Awful start. The waiter was great. Freddy is his name. The best waiter I've had while dining at Delta's.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Delta's never disappoints me.
    amarij2000
    Dined on 9/19/2014
    Great food, Great Ambiance. I've been coming here for years and I've never had a bad experience.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for lunch, hot spot, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • The Food is Hit or Miss
    Slimma
    Dined on 9/13/2014
    Delta's is one of New Brunswick's "Gems", for the most part the atmosphere is nice. We had to wait for 15 minutes to be seated although we had a reservation. The live entertainment was excellent, the food was good compared to prior visits and the service was decent.
    Special Features:
    hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • a bit on the decline?
    ajs64
    Dined on 9/13/2014
    Might have just been an isolated experience but thought the food and the music were not as good as previous visits. Band too loud and "bar mitzvah jazz" not what I have come to expect there. Food good, but used to be great. Drinks still great.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • disappointing
    taev
    Dined on 9/13/2014
    The dining experience: -cramped table for 2(turned sideways to squeeze it into the balcony) that couldn't accommodate the dinner plates of 2 people sitting across from each other. - friendly server-in-training made several "rookie mistakes" and did not seem to be properly supervised -drinks arrived well after appetizer -appetizer was cold and bland -cornbread muffins were dry and turned to dust with attempts to butter them -fried whiting was mushier than expected and skin was slimy -smothered pork chops were dry and very bland -woody asparagus -very loud live music limited the ability to conserve -very cramped table
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Delta's on First Friday
    foodluvr
    Dined on 9/5/2014
    Delta's was buzzing with activity on 1st Friday. Great music and a fun atmosphere. It took a little while for the food to come out, but it was very tasty when it arrived. I would recommend a reservation if you plan to visit Delta's on a 1st Friday.
    Special Features:
    hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Been here before
    NoahsMom
    Dined on 9/5/2014
    I have dined at Delta's several times, and have always enjoyed their food and ambiance. I went with 2 of my friends on a Friday night "first Friday's" as they call it. It tends to bring out more people since its the first Friday of the month. Everything was great, with the exception of our server. He was a little chatty with all his tables which therefore resulted in him taking a long time to circle back to us for ANYTHING. The only thumbs down of the night.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Consistently good food
    luv2dine
    Dined on 9/4/2014
    I've been dining here for over 10 years and the food has never disappointed. If you're in to southern cuisine, this is the spot for you. The music was very loud making it difficult to have conversation, but I think it was a special event going on that night so it was alright.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • socially acceptable for 21 and over
    attractive
    Dined on 8/31/2014
    it has been some time since we last visted Delta's. It has somewhat remained the social arena we were first introducted to. I look forward to visiting again in the near future.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch, late-night find, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Good for a change
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008
    Dined on 8/30/2014
    Food was a little bland, but nicely served and prepared. Friendly and fast wait staff and bartenders.
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Best in New Brunswick
    tjd24
    Dined on 8/26/2014
    We found Deltas via the State Theater of NJ dining link & what a find. Beautiful Jazzy decor, great customer service thanks to our server Monique & delicious food. We thoroughly enjoyed our Chicken, a Sausage & Shrimp Gumbo, Deltas Tasting platter of 4 large Ribs / Philly Cheese Steak rolls/Tilapia Strips plus a side of their not-to-miss Mac & Cheese. It was "Tini Tuesday" with a selection of $5 Martinis - we had the a Deltas Heat & Deltas Sunshine both prepared flaming at table side. This is our new go-to place in New Brunswick
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for brunch, hot spot, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Fun night out
    FitGuy
    Dined on 8/23/2014
    I went here on a first date. The restaurant was far better then the date. Great music, very southern style experience. Now I want to go back bit with someone who would be more fun.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great Soul Food Vibes!
    SheEats87
    Dined on 8/15/2014
    I've been to Delta's quite a few times, primarily on the weekend. The food is always fresh, large quantity, and well seasoned. A bonus is the live music and great drinks. I strongly recommend having a reservation.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Spot
    Luvfood
    Dined on 8/15/2014
    Good environment and great food. Nice for groups or a few friends.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion, late-night find, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Service was excellent and fast.
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 8/13/2014
    Friends were visitng from Tx and we met at Delta's for a lite dinner. They had been to Delta's serveral years ago before moving to Tx. My 1st time there. They were pleasently surprised as the food was much improved. The short ribs, greens and black-eyed peas dish was great. Other dishes were equally as tasty. Prices were reasonable--$100 for 4 (without appetizers or drinks). Atmosphere was charming. Service was excellent!
    Special Features:
    great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Brunch is amazing
    Mamacat
    Dined on 8/10/2014
    Delta's Sunday brunch is not to be missed! With $5 mimosas and very reasonable and diverse menu selections, you cannot go wrong. Small groups of 6 or less are easily accommodated in their generous horseshoe booths.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, kid-friendly, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • everything was wonderful
    msdiva1291
    Dined on 8/9/2014
    everything was wonderful the food the service the band..everything. my husband and i had a great time celebrating our annivesary at Delta's. will ceratinly go back again. he's still talking about the food 3 days later haha
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, late-night find, neighborhood gem, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Sam
    BKsinger
    Dined on 8/7/2014
    We went on a Thursday because we heard there was a karaoke band. The band was great, the food was very good and the atmosphere was perfect. Nice place to take someone special, to go with a group or to go solo and just hang out at the bar.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Intimate Setting, Lively Atmosphere
    Remy
    Dined on 8/1/2014
    It's not often that you find an intimate setting in a lively atmosphere, but I was impressed by the ambiance of Delta's on a Friday evening. The food was amazing. Instead of regular bread or biscuits, they serve delicious corn muffins (I requested a second batch because they were so good). There was live r&b music that night and after that ended, there was a DJ playing music that was suitable for the people seated at the tables as well as the bar. Very comfortable setting and atmosphere. I enjoyed my visit and look forward to going again.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Food was Okay
    Jade
    Dined on 7/19/2014
    The food was alright. The Philly Cheese steak Eggrolls were delicious. The chicken was bland. The macaroni and cheese and mashed potatoes were not quite flavorful. The chicken reminded me of Cluck U Chicken. The music and ambience was great. I thought it was a fancy dine in restaurant but people came wearing jeans and super short shorts. Many people were just wearing tank tops and spanks. The red velvet cake was good but very dry. I don't think I"ll come back here. It's too expensive for the quality of food and bathrooms were dirty.
    Special Features:
    late-night find
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Yummy yummy
    DP59
    Dined on 7/19/2014
    If you are in the mood for something different try Delta's. The food is delicious and when we asked if the band could lower the music so we could hear each other talk, they accommodated our request. We get tired of steak joints and Italian restaurants so we keep our eye out for unique experiences. Delta's fit the bill and we will definitely return.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
  • Great Experience
    Gr8FoodAndMusic
    Dined on 7/4/2014
    First time at Delta's and I would definitely return there again. The food was very tasty and the drinks were suffice. The waiter was very polite, informative and attentive. Traveled from New York City to New Brunswick, NJ for this experience and it was well worth it. The Friday night R&B music was right on point and made the experience even more enjoyable. The entire staff was both courteous and professional. I would recommend Delta's to anyone who enjoys good Southern cuisine and upbeat atmosphere.
    Special Features:
    special occasion, late-night find, neighborhood gem, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Good food, Good service!
    PhillyGirl
    Dined on 7/3/2014
    This visit was for a birthday dinner with family. A delish vegetarian entree used to be offered as part of the main menu a few years ago. Since taking it off, I mostly went for happy hour. For this visit, I called ahead and asked if they would accomodidate me with a vegetarian option and they were more than happy to do so. As requested, the chef prepared an eggplant dinner that was made with love! The entire staff knew of my request upon arrival and the service was top notch! The atmosphere made for an even better experience as the live band was playing followed by karaoke. Fun times!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion, neighborhood gem, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Ratings-Only Reviews
    Based on 34 ratings-only reviews submitted since July 3, 2014
    • Overall Rating4.5
    • Food4.4
    • Ambiance4.4
    • Service4.5
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • The following 414 reviews are from the Delta's reviews archive.
  • great find- I will be back!
    LuvTastyVittlesVIP
    Dined on 7/2/2014
    I heard rumors about this spot and was pleased to find the rumors are true! great spot wonderful team super service tasty food excellent privacy
    Special Features:
    good for groups, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great for catching up with friends
    akinoopop2
    Dined on 6/27/2014
    Nice atmosphere, great staff, or waitress was pleasant, friendly and knowledgeable about the menu. Could talk with friends and enjoy Good food! Great drinks with no watered down alcohol! Had a great time. A little pricey but worth it. About $150 for 3 women to dine with drinks and appetizers and no dessert.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • bubbles
    Dined on 6/25/2014
    we love delta's been there several times, the atmosphere is devinee, the service outstanding and the food is delicious, everyone is friendly.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • pleasantly surprised
    Lildisappointed
    Dined on 6/24/2014
    This was one of the best dinners that I've had out in a long time. I felt right at home, excellent menu easy to find something that I wanted to order. The appetizers were excellent, dinner was even better and the service was right on point. From the moment we walked in we were greeted by a very friendly host who did a great job getting a seated and set up with our waitress. As we were leaving live entertainment had started I wish I had more time to listen to her sing. From the little I heard she was awesome! I'll be back.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, neighborhood gem, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Impressed
    Impressed
    Dined on 6/20/2014
    I was extremely impressed, not only with the great food but the extremely friendly, attentive and hard working staff. It seems that the attitude was catchy because the crowd was friendly and just having a great time.
    Special Features:
    romantic, neighborhood gem, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 6/17/2014
    At my daughter's request, we came here for dinner to celebrate her 25th birthday on June 17th.Our family tradition has always been to celebrate birthdays with an intimate dinner at a local restaurant .My daughter wanted "soul food". The fried catfish and whiting were cooked to perfection. The mac n cheeses was hot but bland tasting and I had to send the collard greens back because they were too spicy. ( I HAVE ZERO TOLERANCE FOR ANYTHING REMOTELY SPICY) . The string beans were a good replacement. My daughter said the collard greens were fine, but she left half on her plate!. Overall, the food was good, the atmosphere was open and inviting and the service was excellent!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, special occasion, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great food, great people
    lat1224
    Dined on 6/14/2014
    This is a great place to go for any special occassion. The staff is friendly, the food is food, and the live jazz band was great. I love this place.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, late-night find, neighborhood gem, hot spot, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.