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216 S Milpas St, Santa Barbara, CA 93103-3608
+1 805-962-7472
Today
11:00 - 20:00
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Sun 11:00 - 20:00
Mon - Sat 10:30 - 21:00
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fairfax, VA
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25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Casual lunch spot with good burger and sandwiches. Counter service. I had a grilled chicken sandwich with bacon & avocado on sourdough that was very good. Fries were pretty basic.

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Thank christinebryson
Santa Barbara, California
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you've been to the Habit, then you prob already have your favorite. It's also really nice they've got a good variety of other items that are just as delicious! Great staff at all the locations, and yes, you'll wait a few minutes for your food, but it's totally worth it. Nothing beats a freshly grilled cheeseburger and their awesome... More 

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Thank Kalai K
Fairfield, Connecticut
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The HABIT has a fast food critics dream hamburger . Made from scratch,it is tasty , juicy and the DOUBLE CHAR burger combo is the BOMB @ $7.95. McDonald's eat your heart out . They serve HONEST TEA (unsweetened) along w the usual drinks . Their other offerings are great also. JLL

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Thank JLovelee2012
Palm Desert
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20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 December 2016

I've eaten at the Palm Desert location at least 15 times since it opened in late summer 2016. Best burgers in town, better than In an Out!!

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Thank msking39
Monterey, California
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204 reviews
177 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 December 2016

Great delicious sandwich choice, Onion Rings killer, but a sure treat deep fried Green Beans they are fantastic, and don't forget a chocolate Malt!!!!!!

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Thank DaCoach61
Long Beach, CA
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80 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 November 2016

You know you want to make it a Habit! ;) This location is perfect; if it's lunchtime and you're stuck on the 101, there's no closer place to get on and off the freeway in the heart of SB. Solid patio seating; location is right between the train tracks and the beach.

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Thank Chris B
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2016

Well, I always get the Caesar Salad with grilled fish, so I don't know the rest of the menu. But it is always tasty, but always crowded so we always go picnic or take it home. It is a locally owned spot, but I like the one in Ventura just as well. Especially on holidays when I don't want to... More 

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Thank Malinda P
Santa Barbara
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18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 22 September 2016

Ordered take out from the phone. When I get there they haven't even started it. I wait and wait and wait. Finally I see what might be my order, 4 burgers in a bag. She has to tell the French fries guy to make my fries, another 5 minutes. My bag mysteriously gets moved to another counter. Meanwhile the fries... More 

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Thank jamieSantaBarbara
Santa Barbara, California
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36 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 September 2016

Food is great, something for everyone. Setting is odd, outside tables feel nestled in traffic, indoor feels like cramped hallway.

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Thank Hfamily42015
Monterey, California
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204 reviews
177 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 September 2016

On our annual Santa Barbara visit we stay close to this location, great Burgers, Ahi Burger wonderful, super ONION RINGS!!!!!!! Don't forget the fried green beans to die for and have a Malt!!!!!!!! When we travel up and down coast our spot!!!

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Thank DaCoach61

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Fast food
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 20:00
Monday
10:30 - 21:00
Tuesday
10:30 - 21:00
Wednesday
10:30 - 21:00
Thursday
10:30 - 21:00
Friday
10:30 - 21:00
Saturday
10:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 216 S Milpas St, Santa Barbara, CA 93103-3608
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Barbara
  • Phone Number: +1 805-962-7472

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