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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
Closed now
All hours
Sun 11:00 - 20:00
Mon - Sat 10:30 - 21:00
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Sacramento, California
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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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35 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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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34 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

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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328 reviews
143 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 233 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
1 review
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
Strongsville, Ohio
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416 reviews
349 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

A good burger, especially for the price in Southern California. Great onion rings! No frills - order at the counter and pick up when ready. Outdoor tables only.

Thank Will H
Baesweiler, Germany
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

Found this plac here on Travel Advisor, and the place did not disappoint. Burgers are freshly made and the strawberry shake was great. If you want a quick bite, this is great!

Thank cocomv
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25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

Fast food, but everything is made from scratch. You order at a counter and then, pick up food, when your "buzzer" goes off. Great onion rings and tasty battered green beans. Great salads and of course, great selection of Hamburgers.

Thank Gloria S
Cape May, New Jersey
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96 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

Four of us for the first time. Two grandkids and grandparents all loved it. Char burgers,double char burgers, fries, onion rings all great. Looking forward to franchise places.

Thank Gary H
Emerald, Queensland, Australia
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

Amazing fresh burger great value for what you get... Good atmosphere and the chefs seem to enjoy themselves .. Would recommend

Thank ryanyearsley

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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
Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
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?