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Habit

216 S Milpas St, Santa Barbara, CA 93103-3608
+1 805-962-7472
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Overview
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good33%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“burgers” (28 reviews)
“onion rings” (8 reviews)
“cheeseburger” (2 reviews)
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American, Fast food
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LOCATION
216 S Milpas St, Santa Barbara, CA 93103-3608
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1 - 10 of 93 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Yes, it is fast food, yes it is a busy place where you order at a counter and get a buzzer, yes it has parking challenges, yes it has plastic chairs. But, best burger chain in the country and great taste and lots of food...More

Thank expectquality1942
Reviewed 20 July 2017 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 13 July 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 8 May 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 12 April 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 12 April 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 11 April 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 1 January 2017

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 20 December 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 2 November 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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Monday
10:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday
10:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday
10:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Thursday
10:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Friday
10:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Saturday
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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