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216 S Milpas St, Santa Barbara, CA 93103
(805) 962-7472
Today
10:30 am - 9:00 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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  • 34
    Excellent
  • 28
    Very good
  • 5
    Average
  • 2
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  • 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
Charburger

Within walking distance from the Fess Parker Doubletree Hotel, a great lunch place. Busy with lots of locals which we always feel is a good sign. Limited menu but you go to Habit for the hamburger and fries. Reasonably priced for Santa Barbara. Outdoor eating area although it is beside the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 26, 2015
TwoRetiredFolk
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Tucson, Arizona
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Dining on a budget
  • Local cuisine
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Tucson, Arizona
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104 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

Within walking distance from the Fess Parker Doubletree Hotel, a great lunch place. Busy with lots of locals which we always feel is a good sign. Limited menu but you go to Habit for the hamburger and fries. Reasonably priced for Santa Barbara. Outdoor eating area although it is beside the parking lot and street.

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Loughton, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

This was a great find round the corner from the Hilton Double Tree I really liked the buzzer motif which read something like... 'Better to wait a short while for your burger than have a burger that has waited a long time for you...' I had the teryaki burger was a bit concerned about the pineapple but it was great... More 

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Nevada
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21 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

Great burgers at a great price. The hamburgers and fries were fresh and of good value. This small burger place is a great place to pick up a cheeseburger that exceeds the fast food chain fare.

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
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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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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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
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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
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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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 269 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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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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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: Families with children, Dining on a budget, Local cuisine
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?