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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 2 weeks ago 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 2 weeks ago 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 3 weeks ago 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 5 weeks ago

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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Reviewed 14 February 2018 via mobile

Been there with colleagues. The burgers are awesome and we were served very quickly. The terrasse is nice but I wonder how it is in winter...

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 3 February 2018 via mobile

Folks get emotional about their love of The Habit. Visiting is a hectic heartwarming experience. The burgers are fine and the green beans are unusual. We were lucky to get a booth. I like the options available beyond the world of burgers. Just wish they...More

Thank OldOldBob
Reviewed 24 January 2018

There is fast food for both adults and kids. They also have healthy options like chicken and fish. We always get our food to go.

Reviewed 23 January 2018

We have been going to The Habit for years and are never disappointed! Everything is fresh and fantastic!!

Thank erin t
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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
Kids, Child-friendly
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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