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1308 E Los Angeles Ave, Simi Valley, CA 93065-2806
+1 805-579-0007
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Newbury Park, California
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173 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The three of us stopped here for lunch. Two of us had been here before but one hadn't. She was pleasantly surprised at the choices and amount served. All of us had different sandwiches and all were good. I have gotten the tuna sandwich a couple of times...it was lacking pickles so I used the pickle packet offered and that... More 

Thank CheapEats019
Los Angeles, California
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54 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you like pastrami sandwiches, this is definitely the place to go. I've been to every one of their locations and it's always the same. The best pastrami sandwiches anywhere at any price! .They have other things as well. They also have burgers, hot dogs, sliced beef and BBQ beef sandwiches even grilled cheese and a selection of cold sandwiches.But... More 

Thank Banerman
Simi Valley, California
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 15, 2017 via mobile

Love the pastrami dip and the chili cheese fries, and the cleanliness!!! Great choices! It's a family favorite to go to!

Thank TRProducer
Simi Valley, California
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 13, 2017 via mobile

Lots of good stuff, from burgers, to sandwiches to onion rings, but the real winner is the chili fries!!! So so so good!

Thank mlubrano
Mesa, AZ
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 21, 2017 via mobile

Wife grew up eating at the Hat and has been waiting to get me there. I was very impressed and really enjoyed it. The food was great as was the service. It's now a must do when I'm in the area.

Thank TTzz
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 18, 2017

Was there with a large group. Not being a red meat eater, there weren't many choices. Had the turkey burger and it was okay. Potato salad was good and generous.

Thank John B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 12, 2017 via mobile

I eat mostly vegetables but when I go with my friends to eat at The Hat I order the tuna sandwich which is delicious and big! My friends like the pastrami dip. Really, there's something for everyone and plenty of leftover's.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Ventura, California
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72 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 6, 2017 via mobile

Have dined here often and we are never disappointed! Great service, food and the drive through is quick as well. Tip: if you go through the drive through get the au jus on the side so your pastrami doesn't get soggy.

Thank Dez13
Simi Valley, California
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 27, 2016

They have the freshest Turkey! the sandwiches are just the best. Great place to eat with the whole family.

Thank Risa H
Upland, California
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162 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 21, 2016

This is the greatest pastrami and only order the small fries unless you have an army to feed. Great chilli as well and over the fires it is even better.

Thank Ronald C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Fast Food, Delicatessen
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, Kids, Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
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: +1 805-579-0007

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