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2300 S Atlantic Blvd, Monterey Park, CA 91754-6837
+1 323-721-3656
09:00 - 01:00
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Huntington Park, California
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Acquaintances...of mine suggested that we eat at the " world famous hat...I was very hungry so I said let's go I'm not kidding the food was not all theat great my pastrami sandwich was small and my fries were cold..if your looking for a great 👍👍Pastrami Sandwich then you should drive a little further east on Whittier Blvd and Greenwood... More 

Thank Michael R
Makati, Philippines
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29 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

I've been going here for a long time. Their signature pastrami is really good and I crave it from time to time. Not good for people on diets due to its mountain of meat in the sandwich. I've actually done it where I would buy one sandwich and take half to make another sandwich. Kinda reminds me of Carnegie deli... More 

Thank dpm59
Phoenix, United States
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14 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

I was told of the famous pastrami sandwich and I had to have it! I loved it!!! It's my favorite place for lunch!!!!

Thank Ron C
Los Angeles, California
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

The pastrami was delicious.The service was fast. The place was clean. Plenty of seating. Two outdoor tables outside.

Thank Lesliealvarez
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 March 2016

Was meeting a dear friend for a quick bite, was definitely not disappointed! The pastrami was moist and oh so generously portioned! I COULDN'T FINISH IT ! Of course I was filling myself with the fries also! My friend had the cheeseburger, said it was the best in town also!

Thank Meg T
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27 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2015 via mobile

It's a pretty decent restaurant. It was really clean and I didn't have to wait forever for my food. I ordered the famous pastrami sandwich and it was definitely good. I'd recommend it for a quick laid back lunch.

Thank Lauryn M
Monterey Park, California, United States
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2015

Chili cheese fries! Ok that's three, but you get my point. They're huge and wonderful! AND, if you have someone you love, they're shareable, but only with someone you love. They're too good to experience with anyone else.

Thank Maria S
Monterey Park, California
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84 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2015

Years ago there was only one Hat--the one on the corner of Valley Blvd & Garfield Ave in Alhambra. All of the locations maintain the same quality. Not a place for health food, but burgers, fries and pastrami, it would be difficult to find a better place. Their portions are generous. A serving of fries is equal to about 4... More 

Thank Brenda G
Fruitland, New Mexico
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2015

Totally awesome pastrami with fries and ole pink lemon. Next time, I'm in town I will revisit the Hat and

Thank Sandy D
Los Angeles, California
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27 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2015

World Famous Pastrami- What else can I say? You must try if you are in the area. The Pastrami Dip Sandwhich is the best I ever had. The chili fries are delicious, however its a mound of fries and chili, so you best bet is to share with others ( 3 to 4 others) you may want to share your... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Fast food, Delicatessen
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
10:00 - 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: 2300 S Atlantic Blvd, Monterey Park, CA 91754-6837
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Monterey Park
  • Phone Number: +1 323-721-3656

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