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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%
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“burger” (99 reviews)
“onion rings” (13 reviews)
“salad” (17 reviews)
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American, Fast food
5735 Hollister Ave, Goleta, CA 93117-3420
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Reviewed 1 week ago

You'll sit outside or drive away with your food. During typical meal times you'll stand in line a bit. But the food will make you forget about anything else. All ingredients are the freshest because the eager crowd keeps produce and protein moving. The burgers...More

Thank RickNSB
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

When I heard the original Habit was close by of course I have to check out where this new all the rage burger chain started from. Roadside small town burger stand vibe was on full display at the original. It’s easy to see why they’ve...More

Thank Rick T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Of all the Habit burgers in the chain I will only eat at this location . I have eaten @ the habit in old town for 40 plus years . The chains don't offer Chili burgers . or one of my Favorites the Laker burger......More

Thank chipstar132018
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

These guys do it right, with friendly service to boot! Make sure you get some of the best-ever ranch to go w/your rings, and snack on a pepperoncini while they prepare your order. Great job!!!

Thank foodandwinenerd
Reviewed 9 April 2018 via mobile

Handmade. Incredible quality and value. Must stop if you are hungry, don’t want to spend a lot and want a decent burger. Fries are very good too.

Thank SBlisa
Reviewed 7 April 2018 via mobile

good hamburgers fries. Trip advisor says it is closed but it is open. Hamburgwrs te good. service is nice. Quick but not fast food quick.

Thank Cathy
Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

I had the BBQ chicken salad. I enjoy the options offered on the menu. Normally I would go to the Habit for a burger and fries but I was in the mood for a salad and this one was the ticket! Fresh and tasty! I...More

Thank j9calgal
Reviewed 21 March 2018

From what I understand this is the original location of what is now a very popular fast food chain in the area. I was visiting from out of town and decided to try it. The burger was good and seemed to have a lot of...More

Thank Rachel G
Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

Uber-casual, quick but with top-notch quality ingredients, The Habit leaves its competition far, far behind. From the albacore tuna sandwich to its char-broiled burgers, it’s hard to go wrong here. Get extra crispy fries or onion rings (tell them you want them extra crispy!) and...More

Thank Geofrey W
Reviewed 20 February 2018 via mobile

Awesome ambiance. Great food. No indoor seating. Street parking, then order at the outside counter. On this occasion we just got shakes & ice cream, but we do love their burgers too.

Thank GigiLJ
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Karen L
14 July 2017|
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Response from Gretchen O | Reviewed this property |
I don't believe so, but you can call and ask them.
8 November 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, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
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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