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216 S Milpas St, Santa Barbara, CA 93103
(805) 962-7472
Today
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Mon - Sat 10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner

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  • 32
    Excellent
  • 27
    Very good
  • 5
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
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The burger was great and the prices are good. If you're on a budget, but looking for good food, this is a place to try.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 12, 2015
Christine G
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Saint Louis, Missouri
Good for:
  • Dining on a budget
  • Local cuisine
  • Families with children
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Saint Louis, Missouri
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37 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

The burger was great and the prices are good. If you're on a budget, but looking for good food, this is a place to try.

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Morrisville, North Carolina
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

I love their burgers, fries and milkshakes. It's a must every time I come to town. It's usually pretty crowded so you may have to eat propped against something.

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Portland, Oregon
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17 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

I'm not sure what all the fuss is about this place. It tasted like an average burger to me. The price was reasonable though.

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Santa Barbara, California
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Love the BBQ bacon Charburger with cheese and fries! Great pastrami sandwich too! There is 3 locations in Santa Barbara and the first original location in Goleta on Hollister.

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Bakersfield, California
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17 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

I 100% agree with the positive reviews. The burgers are made when you order them, not sitting there waiting for you. The fries are crispy and delicious. Will definitely go back when in the area

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Guildford, United Kingdom
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336 reviews
177 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 262 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

If you like burgers, go here. That's all. It's delicious. Yummy, yummy burgers and fries. Wish I had had the milkshake because that looked absolutely divine.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

This is fun open air covered patio dining on Hollister in Old Town Goleta. The food (hamburgers, salads, fries, onion rings, shakes, etc.) is always good, the diners are all ages and walks of life. It is easy to strike up a casual conversation while waiting for your order or just people watch. My family has enjoyed eating there for... More 

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Boston
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95 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

It is close to the Doubletree on Milpas. We usually grab a burger once while we are visiting. Parking is limited and once we were not able to eat because there were not enough spaces. Burgers are good - some of our favorite. Outdoor patio too.

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London
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70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

I go to the La Cumbre Plaza branch. The staff are interested, the food is freshly cooked, hot and tasty, and this particular branch is a pleasant place to eat. There are several good burger places in Santa Barbara, and its their delicious chocolate shake that brings me back to Habit!

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Jasper, Tennessee
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44 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

While visiting we biked about town and on the beach path. We purposefully sought out Habit. We smelled the grilled aroma a block away as we approached. The hamburgers lived up to their reputation. It is not a large place but it seemed to move the customers quickly. The outdoor patio seemed to be popular.

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Additional Information about Habit

Address: 216 S Milpas St, Santa Barbara, CA 93103
Phone Number: (805) 962-7472
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Barbara
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Monday 10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisine: American

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 216 S Milpas St, Santa Barbara, CA 93103
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Barbara
  • Phone Number: (805) 962-7472

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Dining on a budget, Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Monday
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
10:30 am - 9:00 pm

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?