We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.


487 E Thompson Blvd, Ventura, CA 93001-2728
Improve this listing
Ranked #12 of 382 restaurants in Ventura
Certificate of Excellence 2014
5 visitor photos
Restaurant details
Write a Review

57 reviews from our community

87% Recommend
Rating summary
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Portuguese first
  • Any
English first
Top Contributor
81 reviews 81 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

This is a great place, wide variety of burgers and sandwiches and salads all at a decent price. Really nice too. Not your usual grease. Also have jalapeños and other peppers on the side to take for free. Cook to order so burgers are not sitting out, took 5 minutes to come. Great place! We will definitely be back.

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Somis, CA
Top Contributor
111 reviews 111 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014 via mobile

Come here all the time! Service is always friendly, food is always fresh & never a long wait for it. No bells or whistles, just great! A perfect stop when at the beach or thrift shopping on main..

Was this review helpful? Yes
Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

Two convenient locations. This one downtown has reasonably priced, excellent burgers with minimum wait. Much better than the fast food chains, much faster than a sit down restaurant. Good salads, nice people working there. You can't go wrong.

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Las Vegas, Nv
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

This is a great place prices are good and the food is great . You can sit out side or in and I eat their every time I am in Ventura and this is twice a year.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Dana Point, Ca
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

No matter what you order here, the food is delicious and so very fresh. The albacore salad was fresh and the fish just like fresh caught. The burgers are stupendous. The prices are great.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Inland Empire
16 reviews 16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

The Habit is the place for a great burger, fries, a cold drink, and friendly service. Stopped in for burger on our trip north, and were do impressed we planned to--and did--stop in on the way back. Highly recommended for a great meal served with a smile.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Bishop, California
Top Contributor
55 reviews 55 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

My daughter had a hamburger and fries which she found"awesome." I enjoyed a chicken club sandwich and their tempura green beans. They even had salads. I enjoyed my meal, but the green beans tasted a little of cornstarch. Our group had about 15 people, and everyone found something they were happy to very happy with.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Salzburg, Austria
Top Contributor
142 reviews 142 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2013

Everything tasted excellent. Burgers were made fresh with plenty of toppings to choose from. Give 'em a try, you won't regret it. Perfect to get rid of your hangover (at least it worked for me) ...

Was this review helpful? Yes
Santa Paula, California
Top Contributor
146 reviews 146 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
194 helpful votes 194 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2013

The Habit is a fast food burger joint with sandwiches and salads on the menu. It is better than most mass produced franchise food burgers, but that is not saying much. The standard burger is small in circumference but reasonably tall with tomatoes, lettuce, et. al, all which seem to be fresh. Most recently I ordered my hamburger with grilled... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Malibu, California
Top Contributor
230 reviews 230 reviews
139 restaurant reviews
142 helpful votes 142 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2013

Quick service, very casual and they have a way tasty burger. Indoors or patio for traffic and people watching. Great for a beach break cause it's so close to the surf-break or late night munchie.

Was this review helpful? Yes

Travelers who viewed Habit also viewed


Been to Habit? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

If you own or manage Habit, register now for free tools to enhance your listing, attract new reviews, and respond to reviewers.

Manage your listing