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New Habit Burger Grill Opens in Encinitas, CA

(ENCINITAS, CA – June 8, 2017) – Burger lovers in Encinitas will have a new reason to celebrate when The Habit Burger Grill (Nasdaq: HABT) opens a new restaurant on Wednesday, June 14 at 10:30am. This Encinitas location marks the twelfth Habit Burger Grill to serve the Greater San Diego Area. The new Habit Burger Grill, home of the popular, award-winning Charburgers that are always grilled over an open flame and made-to-order, is located at 1446 Encinitas Boulevard in Encinitas.


A handful of pre-opening events will take place, beginning with the first on Saturday, June 10, where the first 200 guests will be awarded with a free Charburger, fries, and a drink during Free Burger Day at 11:30am and again at 5pm. The next event, Free Habit Day, will take place on Sunday, June 11, where the first 200 guests who arrive will be offered a free chargrilled meal from pre-selected menus at 11:30am. Again on Tuesday, June 13, starting at 11:30am, the first 200 people who visit The Habit will enjoy a free chargrilled meal from pre-selected menus.


As part of The Habit Burger Grill’s commitment to the community, all are welcome to join in a fundraising event on Sunday, June 11, from 5pm to 7pm, supporting the Magdalena Ecke Family YMCA with 100% of the proceeds going back to the organization.


The more than 2,400-square-foot Habit restaurant seats 52 people with additional patio seating for 32. The restaurant will be open Sunday – Saturday 10:30am – 10:00pm.


Better burgers are just the beginning at The Habit where the menu also includes hand-cut salads, grilled sandwiches including line-caught, sushi grade albacore tuna, fresh chicken and hand-filleted marinated grilled tri-tip, and sides including onion rings, sweet potato and French fries and tempura green beans. Guests can choose from a variety of peppers, lemons, limes and sauces at a complimentary condiment bar to customize the flavor of their meal.


The Habit is known for its award-winning Charburger which features 100% fresh, never frozen ground beef grilled over an open flame and topped with melted cheese, caramelized onions, pickles, fresh tomato, crisp lettuce, and mayo served on a toasted bun. Their restaurants have been serving the Best Tasting Burger in America exactly this way since the first Habit opened in 1969.


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About The Habit Restaurants, Inc. 

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 185 restaurants in 10 states throughout California, Arizona, Utah, New Jersey, Florida, Idaho, Virginia, Nevada, Washington and Maryland as well as two international locations. More information is available at


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