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Umami Burger

500 Broadway, Santa Monica, CA 90401-2406
+1 310-451-1614
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Overview
  • Excellent54%
  • Very good36%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“truffle fries” (20 reviews)
“burgers” (90 reviews)
“manly burger” (11 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 - 22:00All hours
CUISINES
American, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
500 Broadway, Santa Monica, CA 90401-2406
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Food was ok but it was too heavy, veggie burger looked and tasted like meat, that's not necessarily what vegetarians are after, a warning may have been helpful, waitress seemed to come at the worst moments to ask me about the food as I was...More

Thank MatteoP2011
Reviewed 1 week ago

Just happened to go here off chance as we walked past the restaurant, What a great choice we made too, the food is amazing and I'd add i think its the best Burger I have ever had in my life, plus the price was not...More

Thank Neil_and_Hazel
UmamiBurger, Guest Relations Manager at Umami Burger, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hearing that our burger was the best burger you've had in your life is truly awesome. Our culinary team makes every effort to "wow" our guests with amazing flavor and quality, and we're so happy you decided to stop in and check out our food....More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Best non meat burger I've ever tasted. Impossible burger certainly lived up to its name. Hopefully we will return before we leave

Thank Laura W
UmamiBurger, Guest Relations Manager at Umami Burger, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Our team is thrilled that our Impossible Burger was the best non-meat burger you've ever tasted. Thanks for sharing its praises on TripAdvisor, Laura, and we sincerely hope to see you again! Gratefully, Umami Burger Santa Monica

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

High quality burgers. I happily enjoyed the Manly burger with bacon lardons and cheese sauce. It was delicious. My husband enjoyed the K-BBQ burger, topped with kimchi. And for a couple of people who don't care for Ketchup, their house made truffle ketchup was awesome!More

Thank riceweber12
UmamiBurger, Guest Relations Manager at Umami Burger, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

It's awesome that you enjoyed everything from the burgers to our house-made ketchup! High quality is the name of the game here at Umami Burger, and we're glad that was apparent in your meal. We hope you'll both be back again to try some more...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place serves some of the best if not the very best food in Santa Monica and we've dined all over!!!! All their meat is made fresh and every dish is very unique ! I had the truffle burger with maple bacon sweet fries amazing...More

Thank Essextravellots
UmamiBurger, Guest Relations Manager at Umami Burger, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

We're overjoyed that you've found our food to be the very best in Santa Monica! Our culinary team works hard to create one-of-a-kind taste experiences that our guests will love, so it's great that you thought our Truffle Burger and Maple Bacon Fries were amazing....More

Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

We tried four kind of burgers And one popular fries For the burgers was nice not that much of delicious idk like there's something imperfect but the chicken burger was good For the truffle fries idk I didn't like the sauce.. nice service, and placeMore

Thank noura a
UmamiBurger, Guest Relations Manager at Umami Burger, responded to this reviewResponded 15 August 2017

Thank you for sharing your feedback on the dishes you tried. Hearing from our guests helps us to continually grow and improve, so your comments are very much appreciated. We're saddened that you weren't fully impressed with your meal, but we hope we can encourage...More

Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

Excellent high quality burger sums it up for Umami. The truffle fries is the cherry on the top. Great for families, friends, or even take out.

Thank aalmarzooq
UmamiBurger, Guest Relations Manager at Umami Burger, responded to this reviewResponded 11 August 2017

We couldn't have said it better ourselves. :) Thanks for your high remarks, and for suggesting that Umami is great for any occasion. Your support is immensely appreciated! Gratefully, Umami Burger Santa Monica

Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

Cannot fault the service or the food, amazing meal! Definitely worth a visit! Sweet potato fires are a must!

Thank CMcN88
UmamiBurger, Guest Relations Manager at Umami Burger, responded to this reviewResponded 10 August 2017

Our Sweet Potato Fries definitely are a "must"! It's awesome that you had an amazing meal, and we appreciate you sharing that Umami is worth a visit. Thanks for the five-star review! Gratefully, Umami Burger Santa Monica

Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

I stopped in to try this place and was pleasantly surprised. Bit of an odd location off the main hub of Santa Monica. Had the signature Umami Burger and it was fantastic. The flavor of the meat with the incredible bun and toppings were a...More

Thank Bucketlistm
UmamiBurger, Guest Relations Manager at Umami Burger, responded to this reviewResponded 3 August 2017

Pleasantly surprising our guests is our goal, and our team is so happy to hear that our flavorful and delicious Umami Burger was such a hit! Thank you for sharing your first dining experience with us on TripAdvior. We can't wait for you to return!...More

Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

Umami Burger is the first place I visit when visiting my daughter in LA. The burgers are amazing. And the Maple Bourbon Sweet potato fries are incredible. I was sad they closed in Hermosa Beach but happy to find them in Santa Monica.

Thank julieepeters1
UmamiBurger, Guest Relations Manager at Umami Burger, responded to this reviewResponded 12 July 2017

It's fantastic to know that we're the first place you stop when visiting your daughter in LA! Incredible burgers and fries are what we're all about, and we look forward to serving you plenty more in the future. Gratefully, Umami Burger Santa Monica

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martin b
7 August 2017|
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Response from Bucketlistm | Reviewed this property |
The unit in Santa Monica, CA is still open and operating. It's located on Broadway several blocks East of the Third street Promenade.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Television
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 500 Broadway, Santa Monica, CA 90401-2406
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Monica>  > Santa Monica
  • Neighbourhood: Santa Monica
  • Phone Number: +1 310-451-1614
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