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3827 5th Ave, San Diego, CA 92103
(619) 795-4770
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Today
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations

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  • 17
    Excellent
  • 8
    Very good
  • 5
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great service, excellent beer, good food...

I found Local Habit after performing a quick google search on places that serve craft beer near the san diego zoo. This place came up and I am glad it did because it did not disappoint. It is in a great location and has a very cool vibe. My wife loved how they utilize local and organic ingredients... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 21, 2015
USCfan30
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Camarillo, California
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San Diego, California
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

The food was delicious. We had the fried chicken, which we both agreed was the best we had since our last trip to New Orleans. They use the Slap Ya Mamma rub. We also got the pork belly which was juicy on the inside and crispy on the outside. Can't get much more hipster with the sides (kale and brussels... More 

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San Diego
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190 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 253 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Wasn't sure if this is a 3 star or 2 star - so gave them the benefit of the doubt. To be fair the food was very good. Unfortunately the service was poor/lack luster and there was an extra charge for mustard. Odd - 75 cents - not much, but since it wasn't what we wanted, found it irritating. Came... More 

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Camarillo, California
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124 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

I found Local Habit after performing a quick google search on places that serve craft beer near the san diego zoo. This place came up and I am glad it did because it did not disappoint. It is in a great location and has a very cool vibe. My wife loved how they utilize local and organic ingredients. I was... More 

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California
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

What a great place! We had a Groupon voucher that they were more than happy to use. We got nearly every appetizer they had and everything was delicious! I ordered the creole soup and it was spicy! When I told our waitress, Jennifer, that it was really hot she was more than happy to offer me another one with less... More 

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Fort Worth, Texas
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

This is one of the very best restaurant experiences I've had. Every dish is a well-crafted delight made with the kind of materials I'd hope for. I kept my receipt for months to remind myself to write a review - something I never do! I'd take a trip to San Diego just to eat there again. The staff knew what... More 

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San Diego, California
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34 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

With an ever changing local craft beer selection and food locally sourced, this is a good spot for lunch or dinner. With an array of gluten free, vegan and/or vegetarian selections, a carnivore can also find a pizza or small plate to satisfy your belly. Add to that a cold beer and what could be so bad? Besides, you're in... More 

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San Diego
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

This is one of my favorite restaurants. I love it because it is obvious that the chef puts a lot of thought and creativity into his food. My husband and I never eat brussel sprouts but this restaurant makes them SO good. I don't often find the same menu items as the time before, but every time we go, it... More 

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San Diego, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

This is one of my favorite restaurants in San Diego. It is unique in that they change the menu all the time so you can't count on your last wonderful meal being on the menu every time. It is all local organic produce and meat. i have found every dish to be so different, so fresh, smaller portions, so good... More 

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Oceanside, California
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260 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 118 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

Sad to report that Local Habit was not that great. I have heard great thing and have been wanting to check it out for a while. When we arrived there we only a few other people inside and we took a seat at the empty bar. There was only one person working but hey they went busy so its ok.... More 

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Madrid, Spain
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53 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

Very good service, great choice of beers - will have to go back to try some of the other ones. The first two things I tried to order were out, which was a bit of a shame - also, for me, the portions were a bit small. All the dishes food tasted very very good though, which is the most... More 

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Additional Information about Local Habit

Address: 3827 5th Ave, San Diego, CA 92103
Phone Number: (619) 795-4770
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisine: American

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 3827 5th Ave, San Diego, CA 92103
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego
  • Phone Number: (619) 795-4770

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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