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The Hat

1 W Valley Blvd, Alhambra, CA 91801-5049
+1 626-282-0140
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good25%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“pastrami” (28 reviews)
“sandwiches” (4 reviews)
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American, Fast food, Delicatessen
1 W Valley Blvd, Alhambra, CA 91801-5049
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank Tigertina28
Reviewed 1 week ago

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

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!

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.

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.

Thank P1046DPjamesr
Reviewed 23 May 2017

The Hat still has a delicios pastrami sandwich, but it seems that if the portions went down and the prices went up.

1  Thank michaelbI6702LF
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

Pastrami chili cheese fries. Piles and piles of pastrami atop shredded cheddar over yummy chili and perfectly fried steak fries. The crispy fries are the perfect sized to hold up to all of the topping. This requires a fork if you'd like proportionate toppings. It...More

Thank Sarah W
Reviewed 6 April 2017

I LOVE the Hat and will admit it does have one of the BEST pastrami sandwiched ever. Don't let the outside dinning scare you away, you will not be disappointed. Aside from pastrami, you must try the chili cheese fries and cherry coke. The potion...More

Thank Deejay B
Reviewed 20 November 2016

The hat has the best Pastrami sandwiches. Looking at it if you don't know it I am sure you would think it, but you have to try. But only order one order of frys per 2-3 people they are huge portions. And try the gravy...More

Thank Carol D
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Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

Please try the chili cheese fries-they are awesome! Serves 2-3 people. Pastrami is great & is their signature! I also recently tried their hot dogs & I love the crunchiness! When they got my order wrong, they discounted the price.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Outdoor Seating, Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
09:00 - 01:00
09:00 - 01:00
09:00 - 01:00
09:00 - 01:00
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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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