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Umami Burger

500 Broadway, Santa Monica, CA 90401-2406
+1 310-451-1614
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Overview
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good38%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“truffle burger” (39 reviews)
“burgers” (99 reviews)
“manly burger” (11 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 am - 11:00 pmAll hours
CUISINES
American, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Food
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LOCATION
500 Broadway, Santa Monica, CA 90401-2406
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I got the truffle burger which looked kind of sad and I think that it probably needed something to balance the very powerful truffle taste. It's good they give you free pickles as a nibble, i used those for balance. The fries were really good.More

Thank Sup3rgirl
UmamiBurger, Guest Relations Manager at Umami Burger, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thanks for trying our Truffle Burger. We're glad you enjoyed our House Pickle Plate and fries, and that you took the time to share your feedback regarding your meal. Our menu offers lots of other unique burgers with different flavor combinations, and we encourage you...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Umami means great tasting in Japanese I think. The burgers ARE very tasty with excellent meat. The fries comes thin and crispy, great. Chose regular, sweet potato or go all in for trufflefries. Their impossible burger or sliders last excellent. Impossible stands for non meat....More

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

Umami, the savory fifth taste, is what we strive to maximize in our flavorful dishes. Our team is happy to hear that you're a fan of our Impossible Burger, with patties made entirely from plants, and that you've found our fries are a great accompaniment...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The promise is of better burgers. And from our meal tonight they still deliver that. I had the famous three sliders for $13. Delicious and generous in quantity. My wife had the Cali. A Double burger perfectly cooked with some shoestring fries. Also perfect. Nothing...More

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

Thanks for your positive feedback regarding our delicious burgers. It's terrific that your wife's Cali Burger was perfect, and that you enjoyed your sliders and the good service you received. Our team appreciates you choosing Umami! Gratefully, Umami Burger Santa Monica

Reviewed 5 November 2017

This burger restaurant is located near third promenade. The staff is very kind. Huge varities of burgers, I like Umami burger. Price Umami burger + fries + Coke about 20 dollars including tips. They cook using truffle and other nonusual in burgers.

Thank JMR34Madrid
UmamiBurger, Guest Relations Manager at Umami Burger, responded to this reviewResponded 8 November 2017

Unique burgers are what we aim to create, and we're glad you appreciate the tasty variety we offer. We're thankful for your praise of our kind team as well, and hope you'll be back for another great dining experience. Gratefully, Umami Burger Santa Monica

Reviewed 5 November 2017

Delicious burgers here in a relaxed setting. Yummy sides and even a special burger than is veggie but tastes exactly like meat!

Thank Blayze C
UmamiBurger, Guest Relations Manager at Umami Burger, responded to this reviewResponded 8 November 2017

Our Impossible Burger, with patties made entirely from plants, tastes just like meat, and we're delighted that you got to try one for yourself! Thanks for your compliments to our yummy sides and relaxed setting as well! Gratefully, Umami Burger Santa Monica

Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

We order ahi tuna burger, truffle burger and impossible burger all were so good and delicious. Its nice place to have meal, atmosphere were relax. Waiter were very helpfull.

Thank BJNugraha
UmamiBurger, Guest Relations Manager at Umami Burger, responded to this reviewResponded 8 November 2017

Thanks for deeming us a nice place to have a meal in a relaxed environment with helpful service! The burgers you tried are some popular favorites, and it's our hope that you'll be back to have some more delicious dishes! Gratefully, Umami Burger Santa Monica

Reviewed 31 October 2017

I've tried the Beverly Hills location of Umami a few years back and it was good. This time around it hasn't lost its touch at this location. Umami ketchup as everyone said is a must. The Japanese Wings are a must-have as well. And the...More

Thank holybucket
UmamiBurger, Guest Relations Manager at Umami Burger, responded to this reviewResponded 2 November 2017

The Cali Burger is a solid choice! We love that you've found our house-made ketchup and Japanese Style Wings to be "must-haves" as well, and appreciate you taking the time to leave us a positive review. We look forward to serving you more of the...More

Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

Decent burgers cooked well to order, with good shoe string fries and above average dips served with them (all four of them!). Busy, but nice service.More

Thank AlanLondon_UK
UmamiBurger, Guest Relations Manager at Umami Burger, responded to this reviewResponded 25 October 2017

Our culinary team strives to go above and beyond, so we appreciate you sharing that our flavorful house-made sauces are above average! They complement our fries and burgers perfectly, and mixing and matching to create your own unique tastes is always fun. Thank you for...More

Reviewed 24 September 2017 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
UmamiBurger, Guest Relations Manager at Umami Burger, responded to this reviewResponded 27 September 2017

Thank you for visiting and sharing your feedback regarding your experience. Our Impossible Burger was not created as a vegetarian dish, but rather as a flavorful, more sustainable alternative to beef that resembles the look and taste. We're sorry it was not a match for...More

Reviewed 12 September 2017

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 15 September 2017

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

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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, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Television
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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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