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The Hat

1308 E Los Angeles Ave, Simi Valley, CA 93065-2806
+1 805-579-0007
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good36%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pastrami” (95 reviews)
“sandwiches” (26 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM Hours
American, Fast food, Delicatessen
1308 E Los Angeles Ave, Simi Valley, CA 93065-2806
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Reviewed 6 February 2018

I want to thank Octavio and the Hat employees for being so helpful and accommodating with my large take out order. Because I had to travel almost an hour, Octavio made sure my order was packed and separated in a way that nothing was soggy...More

Thank sarasuetwo
Reviewed 27 January 2018

horrible sandwich and horrible service. sandwich was soggy, employees never smiled and seemed to be annoyed to be working. not really sure how this place has so many good reviews. really dissaponted. usually love pastrami. was looking forward and was so let down. world famous...More

Thank Mueen J
Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

Always great food at this family owned chain. Great flavor and huge pile of pastrami. They have a great pastrami burger too but I can't eat that much anymore. Careful ordering fries one order good for 2 people in most cases.

Thank RAY O
Reviewed 29 December 2017

The Hat is an old style fast food restaurant. They have all types of sandwiches, but are known for their pastrami. The food is good for fast food, but it's not a place one would want to eat too often as it is very greasy...More

Thank Ted E
Reviewed 7 December 2017 via mobile

Big burgers and a whole heap of other items this is as fast food as it gets. Probly not recommended if you ate on a Diet but you will have to at least try it. Overall enjoyed this place.

Thank Jim T
Reviewed 10 November 2017

Been their quite a few times, large portions of meat and side orders. They are a bit expensive though. But I guess you have to look at the volume of food your getting for the money.

Thank Steve S
Reviewed 29 October 2017

The Hat is in my opinion the best hot pastrami sandwich in town. Each sandwich is cooked to order right in front of you. While your waiting and watching you can chose form the wide variety of condiments available next to the pick up counter....More

Thank kevinoE6598GW
Reviewed 4 September 2017

The only reason they are being knocked down this time was the time wait very long and Chile cheese fries were not what they are normally. Anytime we get near "The Hat", anywhere, the family has to stop and either eat there or bring it...More

Thank altonjk
Reviewed 31 August 2017

went in there on a friend advice and WOW . I expected the norm. no but this was different more than expected food department and great tasting too.

Thank ruhs1969
Reviewed 28 August 2017

Whenever we want the best pastrami in town this place never disappoints!. The sandwiches are made to order with plenty of meat. They have a pretty good size menu and the service is great and the place is kept clean.

Thank mibaba4
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
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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