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The Hat

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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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Thousand oaks ca
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

That is one of my absolute favorite places they have the best ever pastrami sandwiches killer onion rings chili fries which is a meal in itself definitely on my favorites list

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Thank nursecarlah
Simi Valley, California
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Yes this looks like a fast food restaurant, but the food is way to good to be fast! The Pastrami is amazing. The chili cheese fries are to die for, but share with at least four people. The staff is friendly, and helpful, with changes you would like to make to the food. The portions are large, and a sandwich... More 

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Thank Cherice A
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First time visitor My husband got the pastrami dip Excellent place was clean Prices fair I ordered steak sandwich it was dry and tough I think if it was shredded it would have been better Drinks good orange whip drink excellent Need to carry Splenda instead of sweet and low

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Thank Karen D
Simi Valley, California
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66 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

They have the best hamburger's and fries. I just had my husband pick the Hat for dinner the other evening. Their portion are so large.

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Thank Beverly K
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47 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Hat is the best pastrami dip in town. The chilli and wet fries are the best. When I can't make it to Johnny's in Culver City, the Hat is the next best place for pastrami dip.

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Thank Simpleguy22
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45 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Hat has excellent Pastrami Sandwiches at very reasonable prices. The French Fries come in a large bag enough to feed 2-3 people. One of the top 5 Pastrami Sandwhiches in Southern Calufornia.

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Thank Robert K
Simi Valley, California
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5 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

They serve the best pastrami ever! Their hamburgers are also big sellers as they are big and juicy. Guaranteed you won't leave hungry! An order fries is huge and will serve more than one. Is definitely not fancy, but very good food.

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Simi Valley, California
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016

They are a little pricey, but the sandwiches and order of fries are huge, so you definitely get your moneys worth. And they are so DELICIOUS!

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Thank calitraveler1104
Simi Valley, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

Like their hamburgers, French dips, and custom sandwiches. Good menu. Fries sometime too salty for my taste and order wisely as one order will be plenty. Enjoy!!!

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Thank kjw1351
Simi Valley
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40 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2016

The food is good but not a healthy place to eat. They have a lot of fat in their famous sandwich. My kids really liked it.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$20
Cuisine
American, Fast Food, Delicatessen
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
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
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

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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?