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1 W Valley Blvd, Alhambra, CA 91801-5049
626-282-0140
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9:00 am - 1:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 1:00 am
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night

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  • 18
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  • 9
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 1
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  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Really the Best in the world

If your looking a great Pastrami sandwich, then you have got to go here. Alhambra is the original, but there are several other restaurants in and around LA. The meat is great and they dip the bun in the juice. If you haven't tried one and you're close it is a must stop in food. If you love a... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed December 20, 2014
Larry W
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Virginia City, Nevada
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Virginia City, Nevada
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14 reviews 14 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

If your looking a great Pastrami sandwich, then you have got to go here. Alhambra is the original, but there are several other restaurants in and around LA. The meat is great and they dip the bun in the juice. If you haven't tried one and you're close it is a must stop in food. If you love a good... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014 via mobile

I would not call the Hat a deli. What I would call it is a sandwich shop, and a good one at that! Try the French dip.

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Wiehle, VA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

Very good French Dip although next time I’ll try it with gravy instead of the au jus which was quite weak. However, the hamburger was excellent! Fantastic onion rings. Portions were huge! Like Orange Bang? Try Lemon Bang! This is one of those places that makes the Los Angeles area such a great place to eat!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014 via mobile

Whatever you order, you will be a happy camper. They have picnic tables in the back if you want to eat there, but it's mostly a take out place. The food is very good, customer service is brisk. Know what you want before you get up to the counter. People behind you in line can be impatient. I eat there... More 

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North Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Pastrami with extra pickles, chili fries with pickles and tomatoes. Chili fries topped with pastrami and pickles!!!!

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San Dimas, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2013

This is my favorite eatery place for pastrami sandwich. Boy, their chili cheese fries is to died for.

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Los Angeles
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2013

I am a Hat regular. I love their pastrami, it is one of the best I have ever had. The wet fries are awesome too. You cannot go wrong with The Hat.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2013 via mobile

A good fast food restaurant! Of course a had the famous pastrami sandwich and the French fries with chili. I was very satisfy for what it is! A good teatitional fast food restaurant! Stop by and enjoy yourself! MD

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San Gabriel, California
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23 reviews 23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2013

If you eat only one pastrami sandwich a year, as you should, eat it at the Hat! Any of their multiple locations are good...the seem to be 2nd only to McDonalds in terms of corporate "sameness" at every restaurant. Killer chili cheese fries, cause I like skinny fries & thickly shredded cheese...burgers are awesome, naturally the pastrami is the showcase.... More 

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Corona, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2013

I have eaten at 5 different hat locations and I LOVE every one of them. It is quite possibly the best sandwich I have ever eaten. Get the Pastrami sandwich. It is absolutely amazing. Be careful with the fries. 1 order can feed 3-4 people.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1 W Valley Blvd, Alhambra, CA 91801-5049
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Alhambra
  • Phone Number: 626-282-0140

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 1 - 20
  • Cuisine: Delicatessen
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 1:00 am
Monday
9:00 am - 1:00 am
Tuesday
9:00 am - 1:00 am
Wednesday
9:00 am - 1:00 am
Thursday
9:00 am - 1:00 am
Friday
9:00 am - 1:00 am
Saturday
9:00 am - 1:00 am

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