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The Habit

Certificate of Excellence
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40436 Murrieta Hot Springs Rd, Murrieta, CA
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Sat 10:30 am - 10:00 pm
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23 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2016 via mobile

I love this place! By far the best fast food burger out there! A variety of burgers and also great salads, fish and tri tip sandwiches, great onion rings, fries, sweet potato fries, shakes and lots of other items that are delish! The line is often out the door but it goes really fast. Nice staff too!

Thank sandireg
Temecula, California, United States
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32 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2016

Awesome lunch spot. Burgers and French Fries or the onion rings area amazing. Better than 5 guys for sure. If you like a good burger this is for your. Only complaint is this location gets very crowded at the lunch hour and you may even get a table. Plan ahead because it's worth it.

Thank Jeff D
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40 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2016 via mobile

Great Staff although kinda unorganized at times. Food was a disappointment at this location. Been to a couple other Habits where food (specifically the Pastrami) was fantastic, but not quite here. Cannot Recommend this one! Sorry...

Murrieta, California
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43 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2016

If we don't want a hot dog or pizza from Sam's Club when we are there, we will usually stop in at The Habit. Fresh food, reasonably priced, and you can have your burger exactly as you like it. My only complaint is that their music is quite load and we can't easily carry on a conversation. Counter ordering, by... More 

Thank mzglorybeCA
Temecula, California
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319 reviews
166 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2016

My daughter lived in Santa Barbara/ this is where the Habit originated. My husband & I wanted a GREAT burger...... This is the place!!!! The burgers are the best!! You can get extra's added on/ avocado & bacon makes it better!!! Good for on a budget!!

Thank Bev B
Murrieta, California
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63 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2015

I was expecting marvelous. And it wasn't bad- it was ok. Unless the place had an someone else preparing the burger. I say go to islands and have a kilawhea burger .... Try it If you like spicy, or have any of their hamburgers and tell me Which is best...or for a regular hamburger, try yardhouse, less expensive but good... More 

Thank Theresa C
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94 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2015 via mobile

First- the burger was great- I had avocado on mine and it was very fresh. Sweet potato fries were also delicious. Negatives- very busy- recommend take out.

Thank Wngrl
Murrieta, California
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24 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015

I tried The Habit for the first time only recently, (July, 2015). I really enjoyed the burger there and would go out of my way to go back if burgers were on the eats list.

Thank WebSerf
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29 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

We have eaten here a few times I love the Salads The BBQ Chicken Salad with Honey Mustard Dressing is my Favorite, the Burgers are awesome too I like the Mushroom Burger with Teri sauce on the side. Onion rings are perfect, get a side of Ranch for these. Our son likes the Strawberry, Cucumber lemonade.

Thank kboy75
Murrieta, California
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

The people are friendly and helpful. They need a bigger place wish they would look for one in French Valley as we don't have enough places to eat here. The good is great and the service is likewise.

Thank Evelyn Y

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
American, Fast Food
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 40436 Murrieta Hot Springs Rd, Murrieta, CA
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Murrieta

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?