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1210 E Imperial Hwy, Brea, CA 92821-5715
714-257-9500
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Hacienda Heights, California
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24 reviews 24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

For a quick and delicious lunch or dinner, the famous pastrami dip is the best, especially when eaten with a few bites of yellow peppers for that spicy taste along with a Diet Coca Cola, affordable and no tipping required.

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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22 reviews 22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

Another place my boyfriend brought me too. When we were there it was very busy and customer service was so-so. My food was however really good. I wish I would have tried the famous pastrami. I think I may be coming back someday to try that.

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Anaheim Hills, California
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93 reviews 93 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

I've never been to this place before. Today was the first time. You get an immediate whoof of pastrami sent well before you open the door to restaurant. I got a burger and fries. Fries are for at least 2 people. Burger was ok. I'll have to try the pastrami loaded fries as I saw almost everyone sitting near me... More

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Walnut, California
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65 reviews 65 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

We came to this location after a great day at the OC Fair and a great concert there, when we come in, the guy at the cash register is totally bored looking with a stupid look on his face. He has an attitude and cannot stop leaning on the counter like it is the only thing holding him up! We... More

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San Jose, California
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57 reviews 57 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

When you've been running a successful fast food chain for sixty years you're obviously doing something right! This location is no exception, our third one in SoCal after Pasadena and Simi Valley (and we have seven more to try one day) The Pastrami is piled on high! Be careful about ordering the large fries - there's enough for an entire... More

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Phoenix, Arizona
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39 reviews 39 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Fast food bliss. One of those places that is not good for you and you know it and you don't care. Love the chili cheese fries and the pastrami burger. Very very good.

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Brea, California
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49 reviews 49 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

The Hat has, hands down, the best pastrami sandwiches anywhere! Not only is the meat good, but the portions are huge! I'll have another some day soon!

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Corning, California, United States
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18 reviews 18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

Pastrami dip is the best sandwich I've ever had! Absolutely delicious! It is a lot of food; so unless you want leftovers, share the pastrami & chili fries.

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Fullerton, California
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26 reviews 26 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

Find a friend to share with. It is big and messy, but tastes great. Must be due to the high fat content, but good fat means good flavor.

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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351 reviews 351 reviews
238 restaurant reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014

We had the pastrami & the pastrami burger. Both were prepped great, came out quick & were giant. We also ordered 1 order of fries that could have fed 5 =) What a cool concept & great venue. We'll be back.

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Additional Information about Hat

Address: 1210 E Imperial Hwy, Brea, CA 92821-5715
Phone Number: 714-257-9500
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Brea
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 1:00 am
Monday 10:00 am - 1:00 am
Tuesday 10:00 am - 1:00 am
Wednesday 10:00 am - 1:00 am
Thursday 10:00 am - 1:00 am
Friday 10:00 am - 1:00 am
Saturday 10:00 am - 1:00 am

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