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The Hat

1210 E Imperial Hwy, Brea, CA 92821-5715
+1 714-257-9500
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good32%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“pastrami” (63 reviews)
“sandwiches” (19 reviews)
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American, Fast food
1210 E Imperial Hwy, Brea, CA 92821-5715
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Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

We ordered a pastrami sandwich, a pastrami burger and a cheeseburger. The pastrami sandwich was big! Piled high with thinly sliced pastrami on a French roll. Mmm. If you like pastrami, this is definitely the place to go. The pastrami burger is a hamburger topped...More

Thank Pam S
Reviewed 25 July 2017 via mobile

The Hat has excellent food plus you get a lot of food for the price. I ate at this one restaurant plus the Original one on Valley Blvd in Alhambra California

Thank Philip C
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

The pastrami sandwich. Oh. Mah. Gawd!!! Big enough to make at LEAST another sandwich the next day! Pretty lean also, for pastrami. The roast beef dip is excellent, too. HINT: DON'T go thru drive thru; instead, call in your order, park, then walk in. I...More

Thank schmink45
Reviewed 3 July 2017

We come here occasionally and always get the hot pastrami sandwiches. They are excellent. They aren't cheap, but they are excellent. Top that with an order of fries or onion rings. They have yellow chilies for you to dish out yourself, as well as a...More

Thank sleepowers
Reviewed 2 June 2017

If you order the pastrami sandwich and onion rings, be sure to share it with at least one other person! Great sandwich and amazing O rings!

Thank therget
Reviewed 19 May 2017

If you like great pastrami, this is the place to come. The pastrami is the best, the portions are beyond generous, and the price is right. This is one of a chain of family owned restaurants and they're all equally good. The ingredients---including the bread---are...More

Thank Valerie C
Reviewed 6 May 2017

This was a regular stop when I lived nearby and one of the places I missed when I moved away. We were in town for a couple of days and stopped in for lunch. I had the Pastrami sandwich and my wife had a chili...More

Thank Martin K
Reviewed 5 May 2017

A friend and I visited the Hat when it first opened. We bough ordered a drink, a pastrami sandwich and chili frys. Wow, when we got our order there was just too much food! We have since learned to split the fries and sandwich, eat...More

Thank Tom W
Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

Meeting a friend for lunch, feeking like pastrami so chose The Hat in Brea. Great location just off 57 fwy/Imperial. Fresh bread, tender pastrami, ready fast. Its not cheap, ALWAYS share a single order of fries. But consistently good food.

Thank Tim B
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

This is my favorite chili cheese fries and pastrami fix. One order of each can feed two people easily.

Thank askforthomas
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Parking Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 - 01:00
10:00 - 01:00
10:00 - 01:00
10:00 - 01:00
10:00 - 01:00
10:00 - 01:00
10:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1210 E Imperial Hwy, Brea, CA 92821-5715
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Brea
  • Phone Number: +1 714-257-9500
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