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The Hat

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Delicatessen, Hamburgers, Fast Food
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1308 E Los Angeles Ave, Simi Valley, CA 93065-2806
805-579-0007
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10:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Late Night
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Visitor rating
  • 35
    Excellent
  • 25
    Very good
  • 5
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
second time in 11 years and still great

This was my second time at The Hat and 11 years ago I had great memories about this place. Its a old family owned place which does not make any compromises with the food they serve. The price for this quality is fair! Big portions and great sauces and extra side dishes like very hot green... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 19, 2015
PeterJS700MY
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Skopje, Republic of Macedonia
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Skopje, Republic of Macedonia
Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

This was my second time at The Hat and 11 years ago I had great memories about this place. Its a old family owned place which does not make any compromises with the food they serve. The price for this quality is fair! Big portions and great sauces and extra side dishes like very hot green peppers :) Its easy... More 

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SIMI VALLEY
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

They have the best pastrami sandwiches and their serving sizes are extremely large. Best of value and quality.

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Simi Valley, California
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014 via mobile

The Hat has been around for years specializing in pastrami sandwiches. It is quite expensive but the portions are fairly big and their sandwiches and chilli fries are really enjoyable. I recommend eating here if you're in town.

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Simi Valley, California
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18 reviews 18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

The Hat is famous for its pastrami sandwiches. But just like everything at the at you should share this with someone else. The chili cheese fries are literally to die for, because if you ate the whole order you would probably die! The Portions are huge!!! You should really share the chili cheese fries with about four people. The hat... More 

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Malibu, California
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83 reviews 83 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

The Hat is like a visit to my great-aunt's kitchen. Comfort food! Lovely on a cool Autumn day! Thank you!

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Simi Valley, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

My family and I love eating at this restaurant! We get the pastrami sandwiches, fries or onion rings. However, it is a lot of food, so only one order of fries or rings and there more than enough for 4 people! My husband and I split the pastrami, my 17 yr old son, eats a whole one!

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Simi Valley, California
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

This place is great! Huge portions of pastrami topped with mustard and I get extra pickles. I have had A LOT of pastrami, and this is my favorite local go-to. I was talked into trying pastrami from a LA eatery, they claimed they were the "best" however, I got up and walked out after only 3 bites. While you're there,... More 

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Simi Valley, California
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014 via mobile

Pastrami sandwich is what we ate. Out party of 4 loved it! I Highly recommend their sandwiches. We will definitely be going back.

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Simi Valley, California
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14 reviews 14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

The hat is a great place to go if you are starving. They give you a generous amount of food and it is fresh and very good.

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Simi Valley, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

I have only been here once. My husband loves it but as a vegetarian they only had I sandwich I could eat. The sandwich consisted of tomato lettuce and a pound of avacado. It was boring and bland.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1308 E Los Angeles Ave, Simi Valley, CA 93065-2806
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Simi Valley
  • Phone Number: 805-579-0007

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 0 - 20
  • Cuisine: Delicatessen, Hamburgers, Fast Food
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm

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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?