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The Habit Burger Grill

628 State St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-3302
+1 805-892-5400
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good33%
  • Average9%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“burger” (89 reviews)
“onion rings” (14 reviews)
“double char” (4 reviews)
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American, Fast food
628 State St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-3302
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Tasty burgers great for a spot of lunch, service is very quick and very reasonable. Seem to be busy which is always a good sign.

Thank Louisejshepherd
Reviewed 1 week ago

Couple of local young man opened The Habit long ago. Their beef is excellent, all is fresh and always taste great. I always take people from out of town, or foreighners to eat Habit!

Thank thefrenchpro
Reviewed 1 week ago

if you want a burger with that old fashion burger flavor charbroiled of course ,crispy fresh fires - go here - not fancy just try not to get burger juice on your shirt

Thank mike s
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We decided to stop for a burger while shopping and we are really glad that we did. The burgers are nice and juicy and the onion rings were really good too

Thank Lorri58
Reviewed 8 April 2017

This is the real USA experience never seen such a long queue for such a small hole in the wall. Wow it was worth it, brilliant burgers and sandwiches don't hesitate it's great!

Thank Jocatt
Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

Visiting on spring break and stopped here for lunch- I can now understand why there was a big crowd. I had the "Santa Barbara style" hamburger with sweet potato fries- terrific. Very fresh toppings. I could only eat half- quite big-took the rest home for...More

Thank Minn63
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Great prices and wholesome as burgers can get. Good options for kids. Best to-go. Shakes are decadent.

Thank Hfamily42015
Reviewed 10 March 2017

I expected a burger place, but their salads were fantastic! As a take-out quick meal, this place definitely won my approval. We chose it instead of Panera or Chipotle that day, and I'm glad we did! The salads felt surprisingly "clean" (read: not-greasy) and full...More

Thank amybO8204JN
Reviewed 5 March 2017

This chain restaurant is our "go to" place for a quick fix burger and fries. The prices are reasonable, The food is fresh. The counter servers are fast and efficient. They make great onion rings (with real onions) that are crispy and not too greasy.

Thank NoStopSigns
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

If you're looking for great burgers with a local touch, the Habit is the place to go. Although it's a chain, it is not as big and mass production as McDonalds or Burger King. Burgers are made fresh on the grill and they are terrific!

Thank Rob J
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 628 State St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-3302
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Barbara
  • Phone Number: +1 805-892-5400
  • E-mail