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5505 Rosemead Blvd, Temple City, CA 91780-1802
+1 626-292-1000
10:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 23:00
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West Covina, California
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46 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

I love their pastrami sandwiches made with the best meat you can buy! Dave has been w the company for many years and helps open the new locations! Dave runs the store on Rosemead blvd I think in Temple City! He always has a smile on his face and has great employees! The burgers and the chili fry's r awesome... More 

Thank WayneFlame
San Gabriel, California
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25 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

Everyone should visit the Hat. They have several locations in the San Gabriel Valley, and this store is close to home. Great simple menu, location, and cleanliness. They are always cleaning and keeping up the place. Pastrami is their flagship, but I like the dips, sandwiches and chili cheese burgers. Also- having a big pot of Chilis on the counter... More 

1 Thank Kevin W
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38 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

Menu does not really let you know what you get. I ordered a pastrami dip expecting fries and/or a meal and just got a sandwich. Order taker seemed to be in a hurry so I did not follow up with the right questions. Food was delicious. I'd go back but with knowledge. Be hungry there was a pile of well... More 

1 Thank Thomas W
Colorado Springs, Colorado
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23 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2016 via mobile

We went here 10pm and ordered Pastrami Double Dip, Pastrami Burger and an order of chili fries. There were five of us and we couldn't finish it all! Great food with large portions!

1 Thank issang
Los Angeles, California
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12 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2016 via mobile

Pastrami chili cheese fries are super delish. They serve our chili cheese fries in a large box big enough to share with 2 even 3 people.

1 Thank Mayra O
West Covina, California
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46 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 May 2016 via mobile

I have enjoyed this restaurant so many times I can't even tell you how many the pastrami is absolutely delicious their chili cheese fries are the best and their hamburgers are a good size real meat hamburger and their fries are delicious. And don't forget you can have them package it to take it somewhere if you're going to go... More 

1 Thank WayneFlame
Apple Valley, California
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65 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 April 2016

Terrific sandwiches, hubby loves the pastrami...we all love the fries! Great by themselves with a side of brown gravy for dipping yum, or plain with cheese or the renowned chili cheese fries if you are a chili fan! Good Stuff!

1 Thank iamqueenme
North Hills
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552 reviews
450 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 274 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2015

Temple City, CA - Lunch at The Hat. A really great Pastrami sandwich! Huge portions, especially the fries (one order is enough for 2 or 3 people). Yes, they do have other stuff but I always go for the Pastrami.

2 Thank Robert L
Temple City, California
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 May 2015

The wife and son had the Pastrami Dip Sandwich which they liked. I had the Pastrami Burger. It was good but the burger was lacking something I just can't put my finger on. We also had the Chili Fries. They certainly give you a huge portion of fries. The one order was more than enough for the three of us.... More 

1 Thank Kohei I
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2014

Great Food with Large portions. You really can share a meal. The Hat has been one of California's Famous food stop as long as I can remember and I am 62 years old. The food is excellent and the service is always great. We eat at the one in Temple City and the place is spotless. The original one is... More 

2 Thank CAhotwax

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Fast food, Delicatessen
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5505 Rosemead Blvd, Temple City, CA 91780-1802
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Temple City
  • Phone Number: +1 626-292-1000

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