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The Hat

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Fast Food, Sandwiches, Delicatessen
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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: Dinner, Lunch

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
A Great Place for Pastrami in Simi Valley

The Hat is a great place for a Pastrami in Simi Valley. The bread is always fresh and they pile on the meat. The french fries and onion rings are big enough to share and are always fresh and crisp. The drive thru is a big plus.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 30, 2015
swelsh0330
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Thousand Oaks, California
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Thousand Oaks, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

The Hat is a great place for a Pastrami in Simi Valley. The bread is always fresh and they pile on the meat. The french fries and onion rings are big enough to share and are always fresh and crisp. The drive thru is a big plus.

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Wichita Falls, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

The roast beef sandwich with Au Jus was out of this world! We got the loaded chili cheese fries because they looked so good but ended up being too much food with the sandwich, should have got one or the other.

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Simi Valley, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Best Pastrami around. Love the Pastrami on Rye with frys, can't go wrong. Always good food and friendly and polite help. The Hat is one of our go to places for lunch or dinner.

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Simi Valley, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

My Mom & Dad used to go to "The Hat" when they were in high school in San Fernando. They started taken me there and it has been a family tradition ever since. We now have 4 generations who enjoy "THE BEST PASTRAMI" and chile fires ever made as often as possible.

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Flowery Branch, Georgia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

We stopped in here with our family after moving to the area. The service is top notch. All the employees are so kind and helpful. The restaurant is very clean and someone is always checking the bathrooms out. It's very decently priced and you get a huge sandwich and a ton of fries. It's now our favorite place to eat!

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

Have been coming here for years. Rate everyone's pastrami against the Hat and haven't found better. Always good always fresh. My waist can't take the chili cheese fries anymore, they give you sooo much!great group of employees with some of them being there many years. Service is great and fast, whole family likes it. I'm sure other things are good... More 

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Southern California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Good food made to order. Lots of fries served in big paper bags to share. The pastrami sandwich is excellent !

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Simi Valley, California
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

We hadn't been here for a while and recently decided to stop by for lunch. We were disappointed with the quality of the food and will not be returning anytime soon. The hot dog was dried and the fries we had were fried with old oil which made them soggy and heavy. The pastrami sandwich was boiled and not grilled... More 

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Simi Valley, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

The Hat has really good pastrami sandwiches, as well as burgers. They offer plenty of help-yourself condiments, and refills are plenty. Their pastrami is consistently good.

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Simi Valley, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

If you order french fries, plan on eating a lot of them! Large portions of food and organized service. My family and I enjoy going there for a variety of choices. I love the roast beef dip.. great!

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Additional Information about The Hat

Address: 1308 E Los Angeles Ave, Simi Valley, CA 93065-2806
Phone Number: 805-579-0007
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Simi Valley
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
Average Prices: USD 20
Cuisine: Fast Food, Sandwiches, Delicatessen

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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 20
  • Cuisine: Fast Food, Sandwiches, Delicatessen
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?