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The Hat

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Fast Food, 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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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 11:00 pm

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  • 39
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    Very good
  • 5
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  • 2
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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
Pastrami Pastrami Pastrami!

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 18, 2015
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Simi Valley, California
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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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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015 via mobile

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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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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Simi Valley, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Famous landmark fast food mini chain. Pastrami sandwiches are their signature that they are well known for. The prices are on the high end for burgers/fries. However, the quality is excellent, one of the best burgers around. Probably close to 50/50 dine in and take out, you see many people come in and pick up orders for families or large... More 

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Simi Valley, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

Love the pastrami sandwiches here. Always very tasty. The onion rings and fries are exceptional too.

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Simi Valley, California
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16 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

I love the pastrami sandwiches at the Hat - always have. The quality remains very high and the portion size has always been generous. The pastrami is delicious with just the right amount of spices and just enough fat for flavor. No, it'll never be a diet meal or particularly "good" for you, but it is tasty!! Would usually rate... More 

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26 reviews 26 reviews
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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015 via mobile

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

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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: Fast Food, 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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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?