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Umami Burger

) #33 of 510 Restaurants in Santa Monica ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ American
500 Broadway, Santa Monica, CA 90401-2406
+1 310-451-1614
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good37%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“fries” (33 reviews)
“truffles” (14 reviews)
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500 Broadway, Santa Monica, CA 90401-2406
Neighbourhood: Santa Monica
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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 review

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 review

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

Reviewed 13 April 2017

Hubby got the Cindy Crawford and I got the slider trio. Both were excellent, but the real star of the show were the cheesy tots and truffle fries. Get those, both of them. They give you a bevy of dipping sauces, I liked the Umami...More

Thank Kathleen C
UmamiBurger, Guest Relations Manager at Umami Burger, responded to this review

Our Cheesy Tots and Truffle Fries are definitely show stoppers! We're delighted that you and your hubby both found a favorite house-made dipping sauce to accompany them, and we invite you to swing by for more excellent burgers the next time you're looking for a...More

Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

Mighty tasty and delicious, lots of choices different kinds of burger, everything was great, even the fries and sweet potato fries was great too. The 4 different sauces provided on the side works great with the fries, I highly recommended this place if you're in...More

Thank badwolflibrarian
UmamiBurger, Guest Relations Manager at Umami Burger, responded to this review

With all the different choices we offer, there's plenty of flavor to discover, and our house-made sauces are great to mix and match with our dishes for even more incredible taste. Thank you so much for your high recommendation, and please make sure you stop...More

Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

Came here with my sister who had been here before, so I had high expectations. I can't describe how positive surprised I was by the taste and quality of burgers and fries and sauce. Everything was just perfect. Looking forward to coming back! True Umami...More

Thank Chris_notcolumbus
UmamiBurger, Guest Relations Manager at Umami Burger, responded to this review

Surprising your taste buds with incredible flavor and quality is the goal, so we're stoked that you had a truly perfect Umami experience. Our team eagerly awaits your return! Gratefully, Umami Burger Santa Monica

Reviewed 14 February 2017

We like the waiter named Noah - he is attentive, gives great information about the menu, and is very professional. We sat outside and split burgers. The brussel sprout appetizers are delish!

Thank Jessica K
UmamiBurger, Guest Relations Manager at Umami Burger, responded to this review

It's excellent that Noah was able to provide the attentive, professional service you deserve, Jessica. We look forward to serving you more yummy burgers and Caramelized Brussel Sprouts in the future! Gratefully, Umami Burger Santa Monica

Reviewed 1 February 2017 via mobile

Great burgers with that really umami taste. Good selection of beer. What is not to like. Could come back, will recommend.

Thank WebbDavid
UmamiBurger, Guest Relations Manager at Umami Burger, responded to this review

Maximizing the umami taste in each one of our burgers is the goal! Our team is stoked that you're a fan, and that you plan on recommending us to others. We hope you'll be back soon for more great flavor! Gratefully, Umami Burger Santa Monica

Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

There is no such thing as an ultimate burger. It can always get better. This one is a nice variant. I wanted to have a classic burger but my friend brought me here instead. I was skeptical about "umami" burger but i ordered their signature...More

Thank RishiKhanna
UmamiBurger, Guest Relations Manager at Umami Burger, responded to this review

Thanks for trying out Umami Burger! We're happy to hear your burger was cooked to perfection, and that you found it to be a nice variant. If you enjoy lettuce and tomato, you might like to try our Cali Burger next time, as it has...More

Reviewed 17 January 2017

Nice and juicy burger, very delicious and the taste of it is just unforgettable. Convenient parking. The service was quick, which is always a big plus. Though, I could not ignore the broken sofa seat, hope that is fixed by now. The place/restaurant perhaps could...More

Thank Jenny L
UmamiBurger, Guest Relations Manager at Umami Burger, responded to this review

Unforgettable flavor is packed into each and every one of our burgers, and we're glad you got to experience the phenomenon for yourself, Jenny! Our team appreciates all of your feedback, and it's great to hear that you had an overall nice visit. We'll be...More

Reviewed 14 January 2017

Diablo burger was as described! Hot, hot, hot Fab for lunch, I'm glad I tried the ketchup but it wasn't for me

UmamiBurger, Guest Relations Manager at Umami Burger, responded to this review

Our Crispy Diablo definitely delivers a delicious kick, and we're glad it served as an excellent lunch for you. Your feedback is very much appreciated, and we encourage you to return for more out-of-this-world Umami taste! 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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