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The Habit Burger Grill

5735 Hollister Ave, Goleta, CA 93117-3420
+1 805-964-0366
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good36%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“burger” (56 reviews)
“onion rings” (12 reviews)
“salad” (16 reviews)
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American, Fast food
5735 Hollister Ave, Goleta, CA 93117-3420
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We have been going to The Habit for years and are never disappointed! Everything is fresh and fantastic!!

Thank erin t
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lots of salad choices. Several different burger styles too, including the Santa Barbara with avocado.

Thank lindasoup
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Dinner was great. We did take away but could have eaten at the tables out front. Nice staff and very tasty food. Great value for money.

Thank Jules S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is great and quick. The staff are friendly. You eat outside so the weather needs to be nice. I haven't had anything that wasn't good! There are salads for those that want to eat healthy.

Thank doviel2017
Reviewed 17 December 2017

Sometimes a really good throwback hamburger is the only thing that will satisfy. And despite the passing years, the original Hamburger Habit location still delivers. A textbook demonstration of how the whole is better than the sum of its parts. The microscopic patty is more...More

Thank WanderJenn
Reviewed 14 November 2017 via mobile

There is fast food for both adults and kids. They also have healthy options like chicken and fish. We always get our food to go.

Reviewed 9 November 2017

If you want a very good burger with awesome onion rings go here. It's very casual and quick. The prices are reasonable. The location is old time Goleta, not the prettiest or the most romantic, but it works as your typical burger joint.

Thank Goletaslim
Reviewed 8 November 2017

Really great burgers and fabulous onion rings. Low price burger stand. Parking on the street and in back.

Thank Michael G
Reviewed 2 October 2017

simple menu. delicious burgers. doesn't leave bloated full feeling. best fries. reasonably priced. would choose over In n Out.

Thank Irene H
Reviewed 19 September 2017

If you are a fan of the Habit, or are looking for a great burger experience, go to this or any other 'the Habit'. I enjoy this company far better than In'N'Out, personal preference only, probably due to the better variety offered and I personally...More

Thank PAC626
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Karen L
14 July 2017|
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Response from Gretchen O | Reviewed this property |
I don't believe so, but you can call and ask them.
7 November 2016|
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Response from CentralCoastWine | Reviewed this property |
Yes, you can get lettuce as a bun, it is called protein style. Also, if you tell them you have gluten problems, they can tell you what they have that is gluten free.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5735 Hollister Ave, Goleta, CA 93117-3420
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Goleta
  • Phone Number: +1 805-964-0366
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