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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” (34 reviews)
“truffles” (14 reviews)
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500 Broadway, Santa Monica, CA 90401-2406
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Reviewed 12 August 2015 via mobile

This was our second time at Umami Burger, first at this location. Overall I had a great experience.  This time I tried the Manly burger, which was excellent. It quickly became my fav so far. The waiter recommended the Pranqster Belgium golden ale, which was...More

Thank tygerstile
Reviewed 10 August 2015

Great Burgers and buns. Lots of variety on the sauces and add-ons. The meat was excellent. Juicy and expertly cooked. A simple eating experience, no fuss, just great tasty food.

Thank Simon M
Reviewed 9 August 2015

Used a food app on my phone to find this place. Great food and staff was excellent. The host made us feel very welcome.

Thank Scott B
Reviewed 6 August 2015

We first went on a weekend night and waited a minimum on 90 minutes. We went on a rainy weekend brunch and the wait was about 40minutes. You can have brinks from the bar so it makes the wait tolerable.

Thank JacquelineRN
Reviewed 5 August 2015

I love turkey burgers, and that part was very tasty, but the condiments weren't the kind I enjoy. I didn't care for the cheese either. The iced green tea didn't have the flavor I'm used to.

Thank rlewis19
Reviewed 4 July 2015 via mobile

Umami Burger deserves a pat on the back for their simple menu that focuses on what they do best, umami burgers. They make wonderfully savory burgers with simple but sophisticated flavors. The interior has a very relaxing yet hip feel to it, with a very...More

Thank Cara V
Reviewed 11 June 2015

Was somewhat disappointed at first, our friend(s) chose this place for our one and only eve in LA. I anticipated treating them to a "more upper end" type cuisine, not a just a burger. Well...these aren't just any burgers! What a pleasant surprise!! I've had...More

Thank Shari P
Reviewed 11 April 2015 via mobile

Had a delicious lunch here. The tuna burger was perfectly seasoned and spiced. The cheesy fries are super good too. A must have. Will always come back.

Thank fauzay
Reviewed 30 March 2015

Man, we were recommended to go here by friends and boy was a good choice. We had the truffle burger (and fries), a manly burger (and sweet potato fries) and some brews. Every single thing we had was great. We shared with friends and overall...More

Thank Ryan C
Reviewed 23 March 2015 via mobile

We were told by our friend Tom "If you only eat in one restaurant in Santa Monica you gotta make it Umami". I will never underestimate Tom ever again. It don't look like much and was a bit hard to find but the burgers here...More

Thank Howard H
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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