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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 burger” (41 reviews)
“burgers” (102 reviews)
“manly burger” (12 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 am - 11:00 pm Hours
American, Bar, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
500 Broadway, Santa Monica, CA 90401-2406
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Reviewed 2 days 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
Reviewed 1 week ago 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 5 days ago

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 1 week ago 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 1 week ago

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 3 weeks ago

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 2 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago 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 4 weeks ago

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 23 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 25 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 12 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 13 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

Reviewed 9 January 2018

Apparently this place won burger of the year. Admittedly the burger is pretty good, albeit overpriced. Waiter brought me the wrong burger as they didn't understand my accent. The one I had (Manly Burger, I ordered Umami Burger) was good. My wife's burger was good...More

1  Thank Alkis_H
UmamiBurger, Guest Relations Manager at Umami Burger, responded to this reviewResponded 11 January 2018

We're very sorry you received the wrong burger at your recent visit. It's great that you still thought it was good, but we'd love to serve you the one you wanted, so another chance to do so would be appreciated. Kindly send an email to...More

Reviewed 5 January 2018 via mobile

This restaurant serves a variety of burgers. They have a ahi tuna one and a non meat one called 'the impossible'. I tried the umami burger which was good. Their sauces are very good. We also had some sides. The sprouts were particularly good.

Thank BKO57
UmamiBurger, Guest Relations Manager at Umami Burger, responded to this reviewResponded 9 January 2018

Our signature Umami Burger paired with our Caramelized Brussels Sprouts is a fantastic combination! We're thrilled that you enjoyed your food and our house-made sauces, and hope you'll be back to try more of our unique, flavorful options. Gratefully, Umami Burger Santa Monica

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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
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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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