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The Hat

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1308 E Los Angeles Ave, Simi Valley, CA 93065-2806
+1 805-579-0007
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10:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 23:00
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Was there with a large group. Not being a red meat eater, there weren't many choices. Had the turkey burger and it was okay. Potato salad was good and generous.

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Thank John B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I eat mostly vegetables but when I go with my friends to eat at The Hat I order the tuna sandwich which is delicious and big! My friends like the pastrami dip. Really, there's something for everyone and plenty of leftover's.

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Ventura, California
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72 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Have dined here often and we are never disappointed! Great service, food and the drive through is quick as well. Tip: if you go through the drive through get the au jus on the side so your pastrami doesn't get soggy.

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Thank Dez13
Simi Valley, California
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5 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

They have the freshest Turkey! the sandwiches are just the best. Great place to eat with the whole family.

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Thank Risa H
Upland, California
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158 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is the greatest pastrami and only order the small fries unless you have an army to feed. Great chilli as well and over the fires it is even better.

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Thank Ronald C
Simi Valley, California
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113 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016

The pastrami sandwich is the only sandwich I ever order, the meat is not fatty and very tasty. The French fries are placed in a brown paper bag. It is more than enough for two.

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Thank Crazycruiser59
Simi Valley, California
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

This place has the best wet fries. French fries with gravy. They give you allot so take a friend with you. Good burgers and sandwiches.

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Thank HarleyMike33093
Phoenix, Arizona
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

We were told The Hat was THE place to go for a pastrami sandwich. Fortunately for this establishment it's in CA not New York or Chicago. If it was it would not be as popular. You only need to order 1 serving if fries for 4 people, serving size is huge. My wife had the Grilled Cheese, she said the... More 

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Thank Lee M
Bakersfield, California
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174 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

Just can't get enough of this place, The Hat is the best largest Pastrami Sandwich I have ever seen. Juicy, tasty, cooked perfect, the chili cheese fries, 1 order is enough for 6 people and very very good. Onion rings are the best too. Anytime we get near The Hat restaurant, where ever they are we have to stop by... More 

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Thank altonjk
Simi Valley, California
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38 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

Ok so The Hat has built its reputation on its pastrami and beef dip sandwiches - and they are excellent - lean, loaded, flavorful with hot, beefy au jus for dipping. The chili cheese fries, however, are transcendent! When you want something high in carbs and cholesterol, don't waste your time, money or calories anywhere else. The fries are just... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 20
Cuisine
American, Fast food, Delicatessen
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 23:00
Monday
10:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 23:00
Thursday
10:00 - 23:00
Friday
10:00 - 23:00
Saturday
10:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1308 E Los Angeles Ave, Simi Valley, CA 93065-2806
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Simi Valley
  • Phone Number: +1 805-579-0007

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?