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The Habit Burger Grill

5735 Hollister Ave, Goleta, CA 93117-3420
+1 805-964-0366
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good36%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“burger” (89 reviews)
“onion rings” (10 reviews)
“salads” (13 reviews)
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American, Fast food
5735 Hollister Ave, Goleta, CA 93117-3420
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1 - 10 of 156 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago

If you are a fan of the Habit, or are looking for a great burger experience, go to this or any other 'the Habit'. I enjoy this company far better than In'N'Out, personal preference only, probably due to the better variety offered and I personally...More

Thank PAC626
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

While on a business trip, several of us went to the habit for a burger. Prices were fine but just an ordinary cheeseburger. Noone made any comments, one way or the other.

Thank 28412traveler
Reviewed 1 July 2017

I really love the Habit--it is hard to rate it over In n Out but I would take either any day of the week.

Thank Steen H
Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

This place cooks one of the best burgers I have ever had. It has so many options and it takes such few time to eat that you won't even realize. It has also gluten free options.

Thank francescobotti98
Reviewed 14 June 2017

Being mostly vegetarian, I was prepared for the worst when invited to this burger stand by family. However, I was pleasantly surprised by all of the following: The friendliness of the cashier; the flavor of the veggie burger; the option to add avocado (yum!); and...More

Thank CJLH337
Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

My son who lives in Goleta recommended this place and we were not disappointed at all. It's great to be eating an awesome burger with fantastic onion rings in the California sunshine. It was all good - food, service and value for the money. It...More

1  Thank Randy B
Reviewed 4 May 2017

This place is just walking distance from my hotel and was highly recommended by my co-workers. The burgers are delicious!

Thank JohnLKK
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Nearly always a line, so if you're in a hurry, go elsewhere. But seriously---quality fresh fast food is worth the wait. Everything is cooked to order, nothing frozen. Try their terrific signature charburgers or excellent chili dogs, though you won't see the latter on the...More

Thank Drach1111
Reviewed 29 March 2017

I have been going to The Habit for the past 20 plus years. They now have several locations which is fantastic. The service is always good and the people are friendly and they make awesome lettuce wrap burgers (I do this to justify eating the...More

1  Thank Gretchen O
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Can't beat the quality and taste of a Habit Burger and fries. Service was prompt, seating limited, dining area was clean.

Thank BrokerPaul
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Questions & Answers
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.
David V
11 July 2016|
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Response from mmirkil | Property representative |
No. Only the first Habit in Goleta offers Chili. Sorry.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 12:00
10:00 - 12:00
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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