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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: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations

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Visitor rating
  • 16
    Excellent
  • 7
    Very good
  • 3
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
So Many Good Reasons to Eat at Local Habit!!

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 18, 2015
Fran C
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Fort Worth, Texas
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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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27 reviews 27 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 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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5 reviews 5 reviews
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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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256 restaurant reviews
114 helpful votes 114 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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50 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
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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California
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

Great thin crust gourmet pizzas, but MY favorites are their hard cider and their friend green tomato sandwiches! Busy in the late afternoons and evenings, but a quiet spot at lunchtime. Very friendly wait staff. I believe they feature all sorts of great beers, but I always order the hard cider, which is almost as good as that in Wales!... More 

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La Jolla, California
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34 reviews 34 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Had a great pizza. It was quick and friendly too. I'd go back for sure. The atmosphere was fun and interesting.

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West College Corner, Indiana
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2013

"When in Rome, eat like the Romans" is my motto so I found this neighborhood eatery to experience San Diego and its fare. I could not have been more pleased with the atmosphere or food. Some of the best Brussel Sprouts I have ever had - made me cry (Horseradish sauce-really its excellent). The chicken was cooked perfectly and had... More 

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Tampa, Florida, United States
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140 reviews 140 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2013

Went here for a casual dinner while in San Diego. It's a very casual neighborhood restaurant. The menu is limited and though there are some non-pizza items I would suggest sticking with pizza as I did. Lots of beer on draft. The special pizza was bacon with brussel sprout leaves (two of my favorite things). Very excellent crust and they... More 

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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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