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1 W Valley Blvd, Alhambra, CA 91801-5049
626-282-0140
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9:00 am - 1:00 am
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 1:00 am
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San Gabriel, California
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22 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ok so its not healthy. Its the best pastrami ever. This HAT is the original and their servings are generous. If you go to the other Hats they don't stuff them like this place. Friends in AZ have me pick up a cooler full before I go visit. I wrote good on a budget because my husband and I share... More 

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Thank ckpsgv
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61 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

Every so often, you just have to stop here for a hot pastrami sandwich and fries! The portions are huge, so come hungry. The cost is reasonable, and the service is fast and friendly

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Thank 86michealb
Chicago, Illinois
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142 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2016

Good cheeseburgers, fries, hot dogs, etc. Grilled cheese, too. Easy to park in the lot right behind it. Old school.

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Thank smdyl
Whittier, California
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2016

I first went to 'The Hat' with my father in 1959, I was 8YO. I remember because we went to get the car washed and after we went for lunch at 'The Hat' I had a half and dad the other half. I had never had Pastrami before and it was heavenly. I have been going to 'The Hat' ever... More 

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Thank Bob L
Los Angeles, California
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31 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2016

If you are looking for LA pastrami...this is one of the best. Pastrami dip is great and the "small' fries are enough for two to three people. Fries are also tasty. This is the original location and a great stop if you are in the area.

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Thank WalkingDude1
montana
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196 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2015

This one is the original. It was pouring rain [good for drought] and a bit cool at 6pm but we braved the picnic tables under cover, and NOTE THERE IS NO INDOOR SEATING. Had the Pastrami, it was very good and those chili cheese fries are a huge portion....brought some home. Those and a large drink was over $20. It... More 

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Thank flyboy1320
Los Angeles, California
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106 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2015 via mobile

Simply one of the biggest pastrami sandwiches you can get in town. If you're tired of the usual fast food joints and want something different, The Hat should be the first choice. Stick with their pastrami sandwich and chili cheese fries.

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Thank Donaldinc
Tulare, California, United States
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2015 via mobile

If you've got pastrami on your mind, go grab it up! Fries are good, and they give you about a thousand of them. Why not get a cherry coke to go with?

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Thank Jennifer B
Las Vegas, Nevada
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17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2015

We always find time to stop at the Hat when we are in town. The prices are great, the food is fresh and fast and you get a lot for your money.

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Thank Deedra007
Pasadena, California
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127 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2015

This place has lost it! It was a staple in the day, but, sadly, no more. I spent $22+ for a beef sandwich, a hamburger, small fries and two drinks -- and left hungry...and thirty. There was really no meat in the beef sandwich and my daughter's burger was a small patty. Fries were plentiful but not a meal. They... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$20
Cuisine
American, Fast Food, Delicatessen
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 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
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 W Valley Blvd, Alhambra, CA 91801-5049
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Alhambra
  • Phone Number: 626-282-0140

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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?