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Umami Burger

500 Broadway, Santa Monica, CA 90401-2406
+1 310-451-1614
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good38%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“truffle fries” (21 reviews)
“unagi” (45 reviews)
“burger” (167 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m. Hours
American, Bar, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
500 Broadway, Santa Monica, CA 90401-2406
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The plant (vegan) burger was tasy, the edamame were out of this word, I could have eaten several portions! Good choice and catered for all, server was very friendly and helpful :)

Thank Lynds3yF
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wow! I have to say when my husband brought up going here I wasn’t the least bit excited. He and my daughter are huge burger fans so I basically tagged along. But after eating the Sunny side burger I was quickly converted! It was delicious...More

Thank Haparker01
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Burgers cooked to perfection with interesting and varied topping choices. The truffle burger was our favorite for sure. Highly recommended!

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

We can't thank you enough for your high recommendation, Joe! Our Truffle Burger is definitely a popular favorite, and we're pleased that you've received burgers cooked to perfection and enjoy our interesting and varied topping choices. Gratefully, Umami Burger Santa Monica

Reviewed 10 March 2018 via mobile

There are a lot of burgers on offer in the US - but I think this is the best. Umami Burger is the perfect size, beautifully cooked and absolutely delicious. Throw in home made ketchup and some outstanding beers, and this place wins hands down.More

Thank Jim S
UmamiBurger, Guest Relations Manager at Umami Burger, responded to this reviewResponded 13 March 2018

Out of all the burgers in the US, we're thrilled that you think ours is the best! Delicious burgers are what we're all about, and our house-made ketchup helps take the amazing flavor to the next level. Thanks for crowning us champion, Jim! Gratefully, Umami...More

Reviewed 7 March 2018 via mobile

I came here specifically to try the Impossible burger having been a vegetarian for a very long time and considering myself a veggie burger connoisseur. It lived up to the hype. Great burger with excellent flavor and texture. Also tried the cheesy tots which I...More

Thank mlmcmurray
UmamiBurger, Guest Relations Manager at Umami Burger, responded to this reviewResponded 9 March 2018

Thanks for stopping in to try our Impossible Burger! We're stoked that you were a fan of the flavor and texture, and it's awesome that our Cheesy Tots were also some of the best you've ever had. We loved introducing you to all these delicious...More

Reviewed 22 February 2018

I was with a group of business execs for lunch. The burgers were ok but not flavorful enough. Meat was freshly ground. Buns were nice. I think they could use more seasoning and to be char broiled. Some of my friends had the Awesome Burger...More

Thank Joseph_Isaacs
UmamiBurger, Guest Relations Manager at Umami Burger, responded to this reviewResponded 27 February 2018

Thank you for visiting us for lunch, Joseph. We're glad your friends thought our Impossible Burger was great, and that you enjoyed the buns and meat ground here in house, but it's disappointing that you didn't think your meal was flavorful enough. Our menu offers...More

Reviewed 15 February 2018

The Impossible Burger lived up to my expectations! It was delicious and the bun was soft, the pickles were tasty and the fries were well seasoned. Looking forward to having the Impossible Burger again soon ... hopefully more people will try it and realise that...More

Thank Robin R
UmamiBurger, Guest Relations Manager at Umami Burger, responded to this reviewResponded 20 February 2018

It's fantastic to read that the Impossible Burger lived up to your expectations, Robin. We love your mouthwatering description, and our team is excited that you plan on visiting again soon to enjoy another one. Your next visit is one we're looking forward to! Gratefully,...More

Reviewed 12 February 2018 via mobile

This is where you can get burgers done your way. The variety is awesome and the add-ons make them special.

Thank BXzilla
UmamiBurger, Guest Relations Manager at Umami Burger, responded to this reviewResponded 14 February 2018

Creating unique burgers with a variety of fun flavors is our goal, and we're happy you're a fan! Thanks for sharing what you feel makes Umami special. :) Gratefully, Umami Burger Santa Monica

Reviewed 22 January 2018

I came here with my family to have a bite of the Impossible Burger. It was awesome. On the side we had some truffle fries which were really good. The service is average. But the atmosphere is amazing, very modern, very hipster.More

Thank TamEliSha
UmamiBurger, Guest Relations Manager at Umami Burger, responded to this reviewResponded 24 January 2018

We appreciate you stopping by with your family to try our Impossible Burger! Pairing it with our tasty Truffle Fries was a fantastic idea, and we're thrilled that you thought our atmosphere was amazing as well. Thank you for the positive review! Gratefully, Umami Burger...More

Reviewed 11 January 2018

The manly and the truffle burger were exquisite. Can go there again anytime. the service was good and friendly.

Thank grisel23
UmamiBurger, Guest Relations Manager at Umami Burger, responded to this reviewResponded 12 January 2018

Our Manly Burger and Truffle Burger are popular favorites, and we're thrilled that they were presented with friendly service during your visit. We'd love to have you back, so please stop in the next time you're craving Umami! Gratefully, Umami Burger Santa Monica

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martin b
6 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
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
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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