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2300 S Atlantic Blvd, Monterey Park, CA 91754-6837
323-721-3656
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9:00 am - 1:00 am
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Hours:
Sun 10:00 am - 1:00 am
Mon - Sat 9:00 am - 1:00 am
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night

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  • 11
    Excellent
  • 12
    Very good
  • 1
    Average
  • 2
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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
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Chili cheese fries! Ok that's three, but you get my point. They're huge and wonderful! AND, if you have someone you love, they're shareable, but only with someone you love. They're too good to experience with anyone else.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
Maria S
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Monterey Park, California, United States
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Monterey Park, California, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Chili cheese fries! Ok that's three, but you get my point. They're huge and wonderful! AND, if you have someone you love, they're shareable, but only with someone you love. They're too good to experience with anyone else.

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Monterey Park, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Years ago there was only one Hat--the one on the corner of Valley Blvd & Garfield Ave in Alhambra. All of the locations maintain the same quality. Not a place for health food, but burgers, fries and pastrami, it would be difficult to find a better place. Their portions are generous. A serving of fries is equal to about 4... More 

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Fruitland, New Mexico
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8 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Totally awesome pastrami with fries and ole pink lemon. Next time, I'm in town I will revisit the Hat and

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Los Angeles, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

World Famous Pastrami- What else can I say? You must try if you are in the area. The Pastrami Dip Sandwhich is the best I ever had. The chili fries are delicious, however its a mound of fries and chili, so you best bet is to share with others ( 3 to 4 others) you may want to share your... More 

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Monterey Park, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015 via mobile

I love the fries, cheeseburgers, pastrami sandwich and also gravey fries. it is a heavy meal but it is tasty. Recommend this place to anyone who loves food!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015 via mobile

My family loves pastrami and they love beef dips as well. One afternoon we happened upon this Hat and decided to try it. After all, The Hat is The Hat, right? Wrong-the service was lackadaisical at best, downright rude at worst. The pastrami was dry and hard. We'd have been better off at Tops up by Colorado&Michellinda in Pasadena or... More 

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Redondo Beach, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

This was my first time eating their signature pastrami sandwich (I've had their cheeseburgers and chili dogs before) and I was expecting tons of fatty pastrami. Well, though it had some fat, the meat was so tender and the roll so moist ya wouldn't expect to taste any gristle at all. Actually, I was pleasantly surprised. Though not "Langers" in... More 

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Arizona, USA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

We were in town on a short getaway and were staying a freeway exit away from Atlantic Ave, so I checked Tripadvisor for food options and The Hat came up. I had heard of it before, vaguely. Their pastrami sandwiches are the signature meal, so we gave it a shot. Sandwich was good. The pastrami is sliced and diced to... More 

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San Diego
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

We like to stop at the Hat because they seem to have maintained their quality over the years. They are one of southern Cals best sandwich shops. In my opinion they do not make the best pastrami I have ever had but it is pretty good and it will fill you up. To me the best item on the menu... More 

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Monterey Park, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 via mobile

not enough food for the price. parking is tuff especially on weekend nights. they are fast,friendly,profession. overall pretty good.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2300 S Atlantic Blvd, Monterey Park, CA 91754-6837
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Monterey Park
  • Phone Number: 323-721-3656

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20
  • Cuisine: Delicatessen
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 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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