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The Hat

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8030 Monet Ave, Rancho Cucamonga, CA 91739-8030
10:00 am - 1:00 am
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 1:00 am
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Highland CA
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good service, good value, Great Pastrami Sandwiches. We have come here for several years when we lived in the area. We knew when we came back to visit this is the first place we wanted to stop. My husband and I get one pastrami with extra pickles to split and an order of fries. It is plenty for both of... More 

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Rancho Cucamonga, California
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57 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016

I love their chili-cheese fries, but they are huge and so incredibly unhealthy that I limit myself to have them every few months my daughter and I share an order and are always so pleased...I'm not into pastrami but my friends are and they love the sandwiches and they have tons of it here! You can grab a sandwich for... More 

Thank Gracie V
Las Vegas, Nevada
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94 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

there are several Hat drive thru's my favorite is the one in Rancho Cucam. just off the I 15 its on my hit list for lunch or at least when hungry they do pile on the Pastrami, and do a overwhelming job of frenchfries, very large portions, very good food, well done, been to other stores, the Rancho is my... More 

Thank BartonRix
West Covina, California
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20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2016 via mobile

As a kid I went to the original and all that's changed as they have spread out is no more stools at the counter. Their pastrami is of such high quality you'll notice it at the first bite.

Thank oldschool1946
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2016

Go before you get hungry the food is amazing but waiting a half hour for a sandwich is ridiculous I would in the future call in my order for pick up

Thank MarshaMilanetto
sunny California
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66 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2016

If you have never eaten at the Hat, you need to give it a try. The pastramis are some of the best with their super soft rolls and thin sliced pastrami. The chili fries are delicious and they serve you more than enough to share with a few friends. If hot sandwiches are your thing, give the Hat a try,... More 

Thank traveln4
Rancho Cucamonga, California
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124 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2016

Some friends raved about The Hat for their famous pastrami sandwiches. 50's kind of vibe. Plentiful sandwiches but unexciting and not as flavorful as I like. Pretty bland, but plenty to eat.

Thank Scott A
Kingston, Massachusetts
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64 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2016

Sandwiches are overfilled but that does't mean they are good. Pastrami had a lot of black pepper on it, and is kind of stringy and fatty. We have had much better pastrami in our local sandwich shop. The order of fries is large so 1 order of large fries would feed 3-4 people,the onion rings are good.I don't know about... More 

Thank papajoe323
Rancho Cucamonga, California
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83 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2016

I've been going to the The Hat since my boyhood days when my Dad took me to the Alhambra location. Then later years found me eating workday lunch at the Upland location. Now, my go-to spot is the Rancho location in Victoria Gardens. The pastrami has always been good and worth the drive. So, now I take my son and... More 

Thank ralphh909
Rancho Cucamonga
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33 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2015 via mobile

Best pastrami sandwich you can ever get anywhere, if you are not hungry one sandwich will be enough for two, best way to eat it fresh and hot on the restaurant, you have a lot of other choices but first timer you must try the pastrami sandwich, prices about $$$ but for what you get it os consider cheap!

Thank Ashraf A

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$5 - $10
American, Fast Food
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
10:00 am - 1:00 am
10:00 am - 1:00 am
10:00 am - 1:00 am
10:00 am - 1:00 am
10:00 am - 1:00 am
10:00 am - 1:00 am
10:00 am - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8030 Monet Ave, Rancho Cucamonga, CA 91739-8030
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Rancho Cucamonga
  • Phone Number: 909-646-7600

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?