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Umami Burger

500 Broadway, Santa Monica, CA 90401-2406
+1 310-451-1614
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good37%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“fries” (35 reviews)
“truffles” (14 reviews)
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500 Broadway, Santa Monica, CA 90401-2406
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Reviewed yesterday

We ordered from here via Uber having heard about the place. I had the Manly burger while my wife had the Umami burger and we were both very pleased. High end ingredients were obviously used to make these artisan burgers. They do not look huge...More

Thank IkoIkoIko
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a pleasant surprise to have a burger with a twist. My burger held together by rice patties and fried egg. Yummy. The four complimentary sauces all very tasty especially the ketchup .Faultless service . Warm and quick .More

Thank Luma B
UmamiBurger, Guest Relations Manager at Umami Burger, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Pleasantly surprising our guests with uniquely delicious dishes is what Umami Burger is all about! We're happy to hear that everything was a hit, from your burger, right down to our house-made sauces, and we invite you to come back soon for more incredible food...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The restaurant is just off the promenade in Santa Monica. The staff is very friendly and helpful. The burgers were delicious as usual. Even tho one of our request was forgotten, our waiter immediately apologized and offered us a dessert. That was very nice of...More

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

Your kind review is very much appreciated. We work hard to provide our guests with an excellent experience in all aspects, so we're glad our team made sure everything was taken care of. Thank you so much for stopping in, and please come back to...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ordered delivery to my hotel - only took 20 minutes and I had a piping hot Posh burger at my door. Highly recommend!

Thank Ophelia89
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Food Ordered the vegan burger but also the steak burger at the same time to share. The vegan one is worth a try but personally like the steak more as im not a vegan person. Also ordered a sweet potato fries and normal fries -...More

Thank giligulu2016
UmamiBurger, Guest Relations Manager at Umami Burger, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for taking the time to break down each aspect of your visit. Our fries are certainly a great addition to any meal, so we're excited to hear that you loved them, along with our unique house-made sauces. It makes us proud that you received...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had the Korean BBQ burger and the manly fries, out of this world. Going there a few more times for sure. Very nice staff!!!

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

That's what we like to hear, Marc! Thanks for letting us know the K-BBQ Burger and fries knocked it out of the park, and we'll see you again soon. Gratefully, Umami Burger Santa Monica

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wow! Amazing interesting burgers. I didn't know that you could do so many great ingredients in a burger. My wife, a non-meat eater, reckons the Impossible Burger was the best she had ever had! Great service too, our waitress who said today was her first...More

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

"Wow!" is exactly the response we were looking for, Charles! It was a true pleasure to be able to umamify your taste buds with our unique flavors, and we're elated that you and your wife had an all-around positive experience, from top-notch service to the...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Casual atmosphere, good service but -most of all-- GOOD Beef. I had the "Manly" with thin french fries and a terrific Ale ( I believe from one of the San Diego microbreweries) Umami stands above the busy burger scene in this town. They claim they...More

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

Impressing our guests is the goal, so thanks for letting us know we've succeeded! Serving high quality burgers is something our team is passionate about, as we want each bite to be a memorable taste experience. Our team is looking forward to seeing you the...More

Reviewed 25 April 2017 via mobile

Expand your horizons and give it a shot! Although they offer about a dozen types of gourmet burgers, including a truffle burger and a celebrity (Cindy Crawford) burger, I ordered the Umami burger and it was delicious. I tried the truffle fries and would opt...More

Thank Gonzales_Young
UmamiBurger, Guest Relations Manager at Umami Burger, responded to this reviewResponded 26 April 2017

We're all about expanding your horizons with unique taste experiences, so thanks for dropping by and giving our burgers and fries a try! Our signature Umami Burger was an excellent choice for a first visit, and upon your return, we'd love to introduce you to...More

Reviewed 16 April 2017

My son who lives in LA introduced me and my husband to this place. Oh those burgers! Great toppings, too.

Thank Corgipup
UmamiBurger, Guest Relations Manager at Umami Burger, responded to this reviewResponded 18 April 2017

We're delighted that your son introduced you both to Umami Burger, and even more so that you enjoyed your experience. :) Thank you for the five-star review! Gratefully, Umami Burger Santa Monica

Santa Monica
Santa Monica is a coastal town that maintains a
balance as a tourist destination and as an area with a
thriving local culture. On the beach, bikers,
roller-bladers, runners and walkers move along the
famed bike path enjoying the beautiful Los Angeles
weather. The solar-powered Ferris wheel at the Santa
Monica pier spins high above the water, while park
revelers scream with delight riding the roller
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Parking Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
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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