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The Hat

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Fast Food, Sandwiches, Hamburgers, 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: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night

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  • 41
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  • 31
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  • 5
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  • 3
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  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Big portions!

If you like pastrami, you should give this place a try. Plenty of meat on a french roll. I also like their pastrami burger. One order of onion rings is huge, plenty to share.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 21, 2015
Cyndee P
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Simi Valley, California
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Simi Valley, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

If you like pastrami, you should give this place a try. Plenty of meat on a french roll. I also like their pastrami burger. One order of onion rings is huge, plenty to share.

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Simi Valley, California
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4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

Dont go often, but when you go, go hungry, because you get a lot of fresh food. Sandwiches are huge, but the sides are even bigger. Onion Rings are in a bag

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Senior Contributor
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8 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

Love the pastrami & the chili fries! Casual fast food place w/ consistent food delivery!!! Difficult to find a very good pastrami sandwich, that is always consistent. The chili fries, they are to die for...ask for the loaded chili fries. Great eats for brunch, lunch, or dinner!!!

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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6 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

Ordered the PASTRAMI DIP $8.99, Large Fries $3.79, and Large Orange Bang $2.69. Service was s-l-o-w. And with only a few customers in there was no excuse. The Pastrami tasted old and dry and the fries were bland. The Orange Bang was a welcomed surprise and haven't seen or tasted in years. Actually it's the only reason I didn't rate... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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128 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

If you love pastrami, you must go to the hat! This is what they are known for. Sandwich is about $9 but it could easily be split between two people. You won't believe how much pastrami they pack in your sandwich. Add some gravy covered fries to your meal and you definitely will be full with goodness upon departure.

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Simi Valley, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

This is a great casual place for a pastrami sandwich. Be sure to order the onion rings. They are delicious and one order is enough for four people. They have many other things, but are known for the pastrami. Once you have it, it is hard to order anything else. We are regulars and visit about once per month. This... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

We love the Hat. The pastrami sandwich is wonderful. Very tasty. Fries are very good and the portion beyond generous. Prices have gone up, but the portions are enough to share if you wish. Still not bad for the quality and quantity. This is one of our more favorite places in Simi.

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Simi Valley California
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8 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

The Hat has great pastrami and really good onion rings. I also recommend the chili which is done just right. Beyond that the rest of their menu is good, but not as great as the pastrami and rings. Its a popular location and while the drive through can be a little slow at times it is worth the wait.

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Simi Valley, California
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3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

The Hat has awesome pastrami sandwiches. My wife love the junior chili burger. The french fries are huge. We eat here semi regularly. Always great food and always clean.

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Simi Valley, California
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3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Sandwiches are great here! Small fries actually means half a paper bag full of fries, so be prepared!

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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, Hamburgers, 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?