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The Hat

1 W Valley Blvd, Alhambra, CA 91801-5049
+1 626-282-0140
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good27%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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“pastrami” (26 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 19 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 11 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 7 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 bratschmom
Reviewed 21 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 8 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
Reviewed 15 September 2016

I have enjoyed the Hat for years, however I bought 4 Pastrami's and paid almost $40.00. I remember when you could get them for $6.50 and now $8.99. I may come here once a year now as I would rather go and spend $40.00 towards...More

Thank Steven M
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Some people say it isn't the best pastrami, but it's tender, tasty and melts in your mouth. The wet fries are also pretty delicious. It can be a little pricey as far as sandwiches go, but the portions are huge.

Thank Y2047KJcarolh
Reviewed 29 August 2016

Best Pastrami sandwich on the planet. This is not the deli style sandwich with other toppings on rye, it is on a roll bread with just meat, mustard, and pickles (and they dip the bread in the pastrami drippings for extra flavor). Yesterday, I also...More

Thank hoonieskang
Reviewed 27 August 2016

Stopped by this little drive-in not knowing what to expect. I was very pleasantly surprised by how good it was. Lots of delicious pastrami piled on the hoagie roll. I ordered the orange drink thinking it was a soda. What a nice surprise. It was...More

Thank Benbiz
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Average prices
USD 20
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
9:00 am - 1:00 am
9:00 am - 1:00 am
9:00 am - 1:00 am
9:00 am - 1:00 am
9:00 am - 1:00 am
9:00 am - 1:00 am
9:00 am - 1:00 am
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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