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The Habit Burger Grill

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628 State Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93101
+1 805-892-5400
10:30 - 21:00
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Sun 11:00 - 20:00
Mon - Sat 10:30 - 21:00
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Santa Barbara, California
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

THE burger place for the Central Coast! All the burgers are great but the Teriyaki burger is my favorite. I just wish they had a better selection of fries and onion rings.

Thank Lacey S
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116 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A pretty typical burger joint with nice outdoor seating. Burgers are very fair in price. Has a nice setting for a visit with friends or family.

Thank reneein2art
Boston, MA
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26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Incredibly good California burger chain, their cheeseburger with bacon, along with fries and AMAZING chocolate shakes are enough to kill any healthy eating plan. But SO worth it.

Thank navi_jen
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Made to order burger, outdoor seating in Santa Barbara on State St. equals 10 for value, taste, location, and atmosphere. The Habit is a block from the free public parking garage. We walked down to the pier and checked out the shops on State St.

1 Thank BelizeCave
South Windsor, Connecticut
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129 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

Came here for dinner while shopping at the Farmers Market on Lower State Street. Food was excellent. Seating is kind of limited so it could be hard to get a seat during a peak.

Thank Eric H
Sacramento, California
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016

We stopped by this busy burger joint on State St & we now understand what all the hype is about! Its a small walk up place where you can see them grilling the burgers with perfection! It hit the spot! 2 burgers, 1 fry & a drink all under 10 bucks!

Thank Marc R
Santa Barbara, United States
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59 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2016

The Habit is consistently the best burger in all of Santa Barbara. As a matter of fact it is a toss-up between the best ever with In-N-Out. Love all they do!

Thank Steen H
Sierra Vista, Arizona
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40 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

If you are staying at a nearby hotel such as the Cabrillo Inn, The Hyatt or the Old Santa Barbara Inn, this is an easy walk up Milpas Street; it is just beyond the Railroad tracks. The burgers were fresh and the staff hardworking. On one of the visits, an item was missing from the order. Ther person did not... More 

Thank Firehousecat
Fountain Valley
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337 reviews
147 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 236 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

My husband and I ate at The Habit While visiting Santa Barbara on a cruise ship Just in the old town area on State Street this fast food place offers good food at great prices There is a small outside area to sit The hamburgers are quite good the frys taste great the chicken club is loaded with avocado lettuce... More 

Thank ladybug5
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

Never been and had to try. Had a great experience from the time we walked up to the when we left. Very friendly employees and food was delicious! Will visit again and again.

Thank Sharline C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Fast food
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, 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 Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93101
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Barbara
  • Phone Number: +1 805-892-5400

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