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The Habit Burger Grill

5735 Hollister Ave, Goleta, CA 93117-3420
+1 805-964-0366
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good35%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travelers talk about
“burger” (56 reviews)
“onion rings” (12 reviews)
“salad” (16 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
American, Fast Food
5735 Hollister Ave, Goleta, CA 93117-3420
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11 - 20 of 169 reviews

Reviewed November 9, 2017

If you want a very good burger with awesome onion rings go here. It's very casual and quick. The prices are reasonable. The location is old time Goleta, not the prettiest or the most romantic, but it works as your typical burger joint.

Thank Goletaslim
Reviewed November 8, 2017

Really great burgers and fabulous onion rings. Low price burger stand. Parking on the street and in back.

Thank Michael G
Reviewed October 2, 2017

simple menu. delicious burgers. doesn't leave bloated full feeling. best fries. reasonably priced. would choose over In n Out.

Thank Irene H
Reviewed September 19, 2017

If you are a fan of the Habit, or are looking for a great burger experience, go to this or any other 'the Habit'. I enjoy this company far better than In'N'Out, personal preference only, probably due to the better variety offered and I personally...More

Thank PAC626
Reviewed August 28, 2017

While on a business trip, several of us went to the habit for a burger. Prices were fine but just an ordinary cheeseburger. Noone made any comments, one way or the other.

Thank 28412traveler
Reviewed July 1, 2017

I really love the Habit--it is hard to rate it over In n Out but I would take either any day of the week.

Thank Steen H
Reviewed June 27, 2017 via mobile

This place cooks one of the best burgers I have ever had. It has so many options and it takes such few time to eat that you won't even realize. It has also gluten free options.

Thank francescobotti98
Reviewed June 13, 2017

Being mostly vegetarian, I was prepared for the worst when invited to this burger stand by family. However, I was pleasantly surprised by all of the following: The friendliness of the cashier; the flavor of the veggie burger; the option to add avocado (yum!); and...More

Thank CJLH337
Reviewed May 15, 2017 via mobile

My son who lives in Goleta recommended this place and we were not disappointed at all. It's great to be eating an awesome burger with fantastic onion rings in the California sunshine. It was all good - food, service and value for the money. It...More

1  Thank Randy B
Reviewed May 3, 2017

This place is just walking distance from my hotel and was highly recommended by my co-workers. The burgers are delicious!

Thank JohnLKK
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Karen L
July 14, 2017|
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Response from Gretchen O | Reviewed this property |
I don't believe so, but you can call and ask them.
November 7, 2016|
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Response from CentralCoastWine | Reviewed this property |
Yes, you can get lettuce as a bun, it is called protein style. Also, if you tell them you have gluten problems, they can tell you what they have that is gluten free.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5735 Hollister Ave, Goleta, CA 93117-3420
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Goleta
  • Phone Number: +1 805-964-0366
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