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The Hat

1 W Valley Blvd, Alhambra, CA 91801-5049
+1 626-282-0140
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good28%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“pastrami” (31 reviews)
“sandwiches” (6 reviews)
Open Now
09:00 - 01:00 Hours
American, Fast food, Deli
1 W Valley Blvd, Alhambra, CA 91801-5049
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This was a favorite for its Pastrami sandwiches and chili-cheese fries when I was living in Calif as a young girl--and throughout part of my married life until we moved to Ohio--but many, many trips back to Calif over the years--are never, ever complete until...More

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank meemee6
Reviewed 1 September 2018 via mobile

Stopped here to pickup sandwiches/fries/onion rings ‘to go’ from here while vacationing in the area. Pastrami was delicious, but the onion rings were the real star. Best i’ve ever had. Couldn’t tell you how the fries were, as the onion rings were so good I...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank NetMagi
Reviewed 17 August 2018

I love chili cheese burgers but last night's burger lacked flavor I think it needed a slice of tomato. We shared the mountain of chili cheese fries but they were kind of limp and not crispy. Ask for extra chili and cheese on the fries...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Creeping_Death_LA
Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

A classic spot around Alhambra. An oasis among several, good Asian places. Portions are big, so good for sharing. The food is fresh and made to order. The sitting area is very welcoming and always clean.

Date of visit: June 2018
1  Thank fred m
Reviewed 18 March 2018 via mobile

Pastrami sandwiches are still good. The roast beef sandwich; the meat smelled old and was very dry and the au jus had no flavor and looked like brown water, sooo disappointing. Fries are large portions, really good with gravy or chili. Wont be going back...More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank PaulDaLine
Reviewed 12 February 2018

They are quick and lots of food. Portions are big enough to share and be satisfied. You will crave later.

Date of visit: January 2018
1  Thank Tigertina28
Reviewed 11 February 2018

This place is a great place. A LOT OF FOOD. OMG We ordered the pastrami chili cheese fries OMG that is a lot of food. yummy the meat is so good and moist. wow it feed me and my husband. It sits right on the...More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank snfederico
Reviewed 23 December 2017

The Hat has been delighting people since the 50's and shows no signs of slowing down! The dipped pastrami is "to die for" and should be on everyone's bucket list. A simple hole-in-the-wall with fantastic food!

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank josephmelow
Reviewed 6 December 2017

Pastrami, pickles, and mustard. Old fashioned corner style sandwiches. Not Canters or Brent’s. This is the fatty, beefy, pastrami. Great treat.

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank Cavydad
Reviewed 18 July 2017 via mobile

The Hat has been here as long as I have. I love pastrami. They make a great sandwich. Nothing fancy,outside eating,pick up. I always liked eating there. They have a good menu, and good food, you'll like it.

Date of visit: September 2016
Thank P1046DPjamesr
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Seating
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:00 - 01:00
09:00 - 01:00
09:00 - 01:00
09:00 - 01:00
09:00 - 01:00
09:00 - 01:00
09:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 W Valley Blvd, Alhambra, CA 91801-5049
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Alhambra
  • Phone Number: +1 626-282-0140
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