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216 S Milpas St, Santa Barbara, CA 93103
(805) 962-7472
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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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  • 36
    Excellent
  • 29
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 3
    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
GREAT BURGERS!! Terrific food! ENJOY!!

Everyone talks about In N Out- but honestly Habit burgers are better!! Very tasty, inexpensive and good quick service! Shakes are also terrific!!

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 10, 2015
drjeff77
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Huntington, New York
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Families with children
  • Dining on a budget
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Caterham
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38 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2015 NEW

Average burgers at an average price. Saw the raving reviews on Tripadvisor and that is why I went there but was underwhelmed. Ordered their signature burger which was just like any other burger and the fries were black burned.

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Caterham, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015

Had this place marked after reading the reviews. Had their signature burger. Nothing special, far from it. Very average.

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Huntington, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

Everyone talks about In N Out- but honestly Habit burgers are better!! Very tasty, inexpensive and good quick service! Shakes are also terrific!!

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Tucson, Arizona
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42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

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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75 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 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 9 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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18 reviews
9 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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21 reviews
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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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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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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: Local cuisine, Families with children, Dining on a budget
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?