The Habit Burger Grill Offering Free Burgers in Advance of Orlando Opening

Third Orlando-area location to open November 1

(IRVINE, CA – October 20, 2017) – The Habit Restaurants, Inc. (Nasdaq: HABT), is opening its third
Orlando area Habit Burger Grill on November 1 and is offering free burgers to guests during several pre-opening events. The new restaurant will be located at 2205 South Orange Avenue in Orlando.

A leading consumer magazine named The Habit Burger Grill the “Best Tasting Burger” in the nation out of 65 burger chains that were reviewed. The company distinguishes itself in the fast casual better burger segment with its signature flame-grilled Charburger, menu variety and value.

The public will get a preview of the popular menu during “Free Burger Day” on Thursday, October 26 and Friday, October 27 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. and 5 to 7 p.m., during which the first 200 people will enjoy a free Charburger, fries and a regular drink. The restaurant will offer “Free Habit Day” on Sunday, October 29 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. and on Monday, October 30 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. during which the first 200 guests will enjoy a free chargrilled meal from one of The Habit Burger Grill’s preset menus. A charity event, during which all sales will be donated to Boone High School, will take place on Sunday, October 29 from 5 to 7 p.m. This fundraising event is open to the public.

The Habit Burger Grill in Orlando/South Orange is a 2,460 square foot building seating a total of 58 guests, including indoor and patio seating. The dining area is 1084 square feet total with the patio at 341 square feet.

The new Habit Burger Grill is the 10th in Florida and comes on the heels of the Winter Park opening in early October and Orlando (Millenia Way) last year. The Habit Burger Grill opened its first Florida location in Delray Beach in 2015 followed by Miami, with locations in Orlando, Boca Raton, Royal Palm Beach and Palm Beach Gardens opening last year and Plantation, Pembroke Pines and Winter Park opening this year.

“The Habit Burger Grill has received a very good response in Central Florida and we are committed to business in the Orlando region,” said Tony Warren, Market Partner for The Habit Burger Grill. “Florida has been an excellent market for us and we are excited to introduce the Habit’s signature Charburgers to our South Orange/Orlando guests. We offer only premium fresh, never frozen burgers seasoned with our proprietary spice blend, grilled over an open flame and cooked to order.”

The Habit Burger Grill’s additional Florida locations are at 4706 Millenia Plaza Way, Orlando; 1040 N. Orlando Avenue, Winter Park; 1740 North University Drive, Plantation; Fountain Square, 9971 West Flagler Street, Miami; 1831 S. Federal Highway, Delray Beach; Buckingham Plaza at 280 South State Road 7, Royal Palm Beach; 3333 Northlake Blvd., Palm Beach Gardens; and 5560 N. Military Trail, Boca Raton; and 306 SW 145th Ave., Pembroke Pines.

About The Habit Burger Grill
The Habit Burger Grill is a burger-centric, fast casual restaurant concept that specializes in preparing fresh, made-to-order chargrilled burgers and sandwiches featuring USDA choice tri-tip steak, grilled chicken and sushi-grade albacore tuna cooked over an open flame. In addition, it features fresh made-to-order salads and an appealing selection of sides, shakes and malts. The Habit was named the “best tasting burger in America” in July 2014 in a comprehensive survey conducted by one of America’s leading consumer magazines. The first Habit opened in Santa Barbara, California in 1969. The Habit has since grown to over 195 restaurants in 11 states throughout California, Arizona, Utah, New Jersey, Florida, Idaho, Virginia, Nevada, Pennsylvania, Washington and Maryland as well as two international locations. More information is available at www.habitburger.com.

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