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The Habit Burger Grill

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5735 Hollister Ave, Goleta, CA 93117-3420
805-964-0366
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10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner

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  • 51
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  • 39
    Very good
  • 4
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  • 1
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  • 0
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Good burgers

Nice place for burgers, chicken and veggie burgers. Quick service, outside seating. Lots of choices so something for everyone. I walk here when staying at local hotel.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
Craig-World-Travelle
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Agoura Hills, California
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Agoura Hills, California
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395 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 195 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Nice place for burgers, chicken and veggie burgers. Quick service, outside seating. Lots of choices so something for everyone. I walk here when staying at local hotel.

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Goleta
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

If what you seek is a really good freshly prepared burger, this is the place. It is not fancy with an order window and pick-up window and streetside tables but the food is excellent. The terijaki chicken burger is another very good choice especially if not overloaded with sauces and onions. Tri tip burger also ranks high. Strawberry shake was... More 

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Santa Barbara, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

I've been going to the Habit for more than 10 years. It's a favorite of our family. They usually get some kind of amazing burger. My favorite is the house salad with grilled albacore. If you keep your calorie count even lower, their fat-free Italian dressing is delish. The value for the price is excellent! Bon appetite!

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Having read the reviews we stopped here en route to the local drive in cinema. We were no disappointed. The burgers were excellent with very friendly staff . The food was cooked from fresh but came very quickly . Don't forget to try the milkshakes they are really good .

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Goleta, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

The original Habit in goleta is always packed. There's a reason for that. Fortunately they get the orders out quickly and accurately. Staff is friendly and helpful and the food is outstanding!

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Buellton, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

Some of the best Burgers around. Great rings and shakes. This burger is better than IN & Out for sure. I'd put I & O in second. The difference is that The Habit flame grills and that is the best flavor. Walk up windows and busy at lunch. Refills on drinks and, a real plus for me is the pepperoncinis... More 

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Goleta, California, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 via mobile

Forget the long line at In and Out for an average fast food burger! The original Habit in Old Town Goleta is the best one, though the one on La Cumbre and the one on Milpas are good too. They have amazing onion rings, the burgers are char grilled so they taste great, they have great toppings, and the shakes... More 

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Miami, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

Real milk shakes and great burgers ata good price. Nice outdoor dining too for burger joint. This old favorite has only gotten better,

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San Diego, California
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31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

I had never eaten at the Habit and we stopped in Ventura on our way south. Really tasty and fresh Club Sandwich. The burgers looked really good. Hopefully the owners are the same. I was at E. Thompson Blvd

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Al Jubail, Saudi Arabia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

I think the habit in Goleta is one of the best of the 4 restaurants in Goleta and Santa Barbara The service and the food was good and it is cheap. The ranch sauce is very good there. I recommend you to go there. it is great

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Additional Information about The Habit Burger Grill

Address: 5735 Hollister Ave, Goleta, CA 93117-3420
Phone Number: 805-964-0366
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Goleta
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Cuisine: Hamburgers

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 5735 Hollister Ave, Goleta, CA 93117-3420
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Goleta
  • Phone Number: 805-964-0366

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Hamburgers
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 12:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?