Franchise About Us
Habit Burger Milestones
First location in Goleta.
Second location opens in Santa Barbara.
KarpReilly, LLC purchases The Habit with 13 restaurants and hires Russ Bendel, CEO, and Ira Fills, CFO, to lead the brand.
Opens 50th restaurant.
Named Best Tasting Burger in America.
Opens first franchise location.
Opens 100th location.
Opens first international restaurant in China.
Named Best Regional Limited-Service Award by USA Today.
Purchased by Yum! Brands.
Opens 300th location.
Named one of America’s Favorite Restaurant Chains by Newsweek.
Named winner of the Franchise Times Zor Award as ‘Top Franchise to Buy’ for the quick-service Burger category.
Caring for our Community
We believe our quality commitment is shown through our dedication of taking care of the communities we serve and connecting people to real food. We are determined to make a meaningful impact in the neighborhoods where we live and work through donations, fundraisers, innovative community partnerships, and delivering a great dining experience at a remarkable value.
Quality First Culture
Our commitment to quality begins with our food; starting with high-quality ingredients to chargrilled entrees and trend-forward seasonal features.
From our award-winning Charburger made with fresh, 100% ground beef patties, to our line-caught sushi-grade ahi tuna, fresh chicken, and marinated steak. All are chargrilled over an open flame to sear in the flavor that only flame-grilling can create and then handcrafted to order, just for you, as a signature burger, fresh salad, or sandwich.
Our quality-first culture doesn’t stop with our food, it’s engrained into the craft of our chefs and restaurant teams. When you visit The Habit Burger Grill, you are immediately transported to a warm and welcoming environment that radiates a California vibe. Our team members put thoughtful care into everything they do – from their greeting, to serving you with a smile and putting love into every handcrafted order.