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The Habit Burger Grill

628 State St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-3302
+1 805-892-5400
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good32%
  • Average10%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“burgers” (61 reviews)
“onion rings” (13 reviews)
Open Now
10:30 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
American, Fast food
628 State St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-3302
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Reviewed 5 February 2018

The scent of freshly frying burgers will draw you like a magnet. Fresh is the word as cooking only starts when you order. Well worth the small wait. Don’t miss a side of the tempura green beans!

Thank Joan H
Reviewed 21 January 2018

This is a good fast food restaurante that offers different kind of sandwiches to a good value.It is very cinvinient located by the 14 freeway.

Thank christianlucy2016
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Reviewed 5 December 2017 via mobile

Passing through Santa Barbara and dropped into this small Burger grill which has nice outdoor seating on a beautiful sunny day. Burgers are very ordinary taste just like Mc Donalds burgers, sweet potato fries are yummy and the staff are very friendly.

Thank Sandy-andy-Andy
Reviewed 2 December 2017

Habit is a small local chain in SB with 5 locations. It's not fast food, but the burgers are definitely "great food (reasonably) quickly". If you can wait 10-15 minutes, I promise you these burgers are not only fabulous but well worth waiting for. Go!

Thank Waterloonie
Reviewed 23 November 2017

There are fancy burgers, specialty ethnic or regional burgers, and all other forms of unusual burgers in this world, but sometimes what you want is just a good, old-fashioned hamburger -- the way you remember them since forever. That's what you get at The Habit,...More

Thank kentennen
Reviewed 17 November 2017 via mobile

First rate burgers and fries. They create a burger of the month that is usually very creative and delicious! Fast counter service and friendly folks !

Thank 1kenny
Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

My burger was super good and fresh. The ranch was also stellar. The prices were very reasonable. My only complaint is that a homeless man stuck his finger up the water dispenser since it’s located outside.

Thank ashton_marie
Reviewed 14 October 2017

I have eaten here at the State St location once and at the Milpas location twice while in Santa Barbara for 6 days. It is an easy walk from The Stearns Warf, the people were very friendly, and my orders were taken with attention to...More

Thank MitchellDeltona
Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

Nice convenient, quick, relaxing, affordable and great people watching location. It’s located nicely in ‘old town’ Santa Barbara on State Street, so you get the full flavor of the small-town atmosphere. We both had burgers for under $10 with sweet potato fries...very tasty.

Thank OsageBeachMarcus
Reviewed 1 October 2017

Enjoying a walk on State Street stopped for lunch. Enjoyed a Charburger with cheese and my wife had a very good grilled Chicken Sandwich. They are very busy at lunch but found a table and the service was quick and friendly. Very good will return

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
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: 628 State St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-3302
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Barbara
  • Phone Number: +1 805-892-5400
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