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216 S Milpas St, Santa Barbara, CA 93103-3608
+1 805-962-7472
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good34%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“onion rings” (10 reviews)
“burger” (48 reviews)
“salads” (8 reviews)
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216 S Milpas St, Santa Barbara, CA 93103-3608
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I can't believe I haven't reviewed this before, because it has become my go-to burger place. Habit offers both bacon and avocado as options for your burger, which puts it far ahead of In-N-Out. they also offer excellent sandwiches, such as a fresh albacore on...More

Thank juantag
Reviewed July 13, 2017 via mobile

Once you eat here it WILL become a habit for you. Freshly grilled burgers, chicken and French fries. Also sodas and malts. Salads as well. Just great food. Good for families or just yourself. You'll not be disappoint. Enjoy.

Thank EDD1967_83
Reviewed May 7, 2017

I had the cobb salad and it was so fresh and delicious with glorious amounts of avocado. The burgers and fries were really good too.

Thank TravelingCurlyQ
Reviewed April 11, 2017 via mobile

Casual lunch spot with good burger and sandwiches. Counter service. I had a grilled chicken sandwich with bacon & avocado on sourdough that was very good. Fries were pretty basic.

Thank christinebryson
Reviewed April 11, 2017

If you've been to the Habit, then you prob already have your favorite. It's also really nice they've got a good variety of other items that are just as delicious! Great staff at all the locations, and yes, you'll wait a few minutes for your...More

Thank Kalai K
Reviewed April 10, 2017 via mobile

The HABIT has a fast food critics dream hamburger . Made from scratch,it is tasty , juicy and the DOUBLE CHAR burger combo is the BOMB @ $7.95. McDonald's eat your heart out . They serve HONEST TEA (unsweetened) along w the usual drinks ....More

Thank JLovelee2012
Reviewed December 31, 2016

I've eaten at the Palm Desert location at least 15 times since it opened in late summer 2016. Best burgers in town, better than In an Out!!

Thank msking39
Reviewed December 19, 2016

Great delicious sandwich choice, Onion Rings killer, but a sure treat deep fried Green Beans they are fantastic, and don't forget a chocolate Malt!!!!!!

Thank DaCoach61
Reviewed November 1, 2016

You know you want to make it a Habit! ;) This location is perfect; if it's lunchtime and you're stuck on the 101, there's no closer place to get on and off the freeway in the heart of SB. Solid patio seating; location is right...More

Thank Chris B
Reviewed October 17, 2016

Well, I always get the Caesar Salad with grilled fish, so I don't know the rest of the menu. But it is always tasty, but always crowded so we always go picnic or take it home. It is a locally owned spot, but I like...More

Thank Malinda P
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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, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 216 S Milpas St, Santa Barbara, CA 93103-3608
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Barbara
  • Phone Number: +1 805-962-7472
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