There turned out to be many contenders for the top spot among the 89 readers who voted for their favorite deli this week, but Bruno's on Route 9 in Manahawkin beat the rest with 33 votes.
Based on the readers' feedback and votes, Sub Busters came in close second, with some readers also giving a nod to Zano's and Esposito's in Waretown.
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