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2300 S Atlantic Blvd, Monterey Park, CA 91754-6837
323-721-3656
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Ranked #5 of 160 Restaurants in Monterey Park
Price range: $0 - $20
Hours:
Sun 10:00 am - 1:00 am
Mon - Sat 9:00 am - 1:00 am
Cuisines: Delicatessen
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English first
Redondo Beach, California
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113 reviews 113 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 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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17 reviews 17 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 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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149 reviews 149 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
102 helpful votes 102 helpful votes
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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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

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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Los Angeles, California, Usa
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

If you like pastrami, you will enjoy the sandwich served here. They give a very decent amount of meat. Sometimes the roll was a little hard but I always ask for it to be dipped. There is a little bit of a wait especially at lunch time. Service though is usually quick. Staff is not the friendliest. Price is good... More 

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San Francisco, California
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2013

This place has the best pastrami and you must try the wet fries as well. The place only has outside sitting so be aware. There is usually parking space in the back but sometimes it gets full really fast.

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Dalton, Georgia
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27 reviews 27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013

We went twice in two days. I ordered the pastrami sandwich both times. The sandwich was so large that I couldn't even touch the fries. The restaurant is clean and the service was fast, especially considering how many people was in the restaurant. We surprisingly found a table on both trips. Well worth it!

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Dickson, Tennessee
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2013

World famous pastrami is the perfect way to describe this place. I had the pastrami dip which came with about a pound of pastrami on the sandwich along with a brown bag full of fries. It was so much food that I could only finish half of the sandwich, and with the cost being only $7.99, it's was a steal!... More 

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Murrieta, California
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80 reviews 80 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2013

We are always going to try something else, but end up splitting a dipped pastrami (enough for 2). Peppers on the side, onion rings or fries. I hear the chili fries are great but haven't tried them, it is a big order. Negs: Restrooms are outside, parking limited, usually a wait for a table, not a big place. Counter ordering,... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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62 reviews 62 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013

I get my mine with peppers and dipped. That is the only way to have it. Fries are decent too. Not the best for health conscience people, but for those indulge once in a while. Great Pastrami.

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Additional Information about The Hat

Address: 2300 S Atlantic Blvd, Monterey Park, CA 91754-6837
Phone Number: 323-721-3656
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Monterey Park
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
Average Prices: USD 0 - 20
Cuisine: Delicatessen

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