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Umami Burger

500 Broadway, Santa Monica, CA 90401-2406
+1 310-451-1614
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Overview
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good36%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“manly burger” (10 reviews)
“fries” (36 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 22:00All hours
CUISINES
American, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
500 Broadway, Santa Monica, CA 90401-2406
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Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

Had the Korean BBQ burger and the manly fries, out of this world. Going there a few more times for sure. Very nice staff!!!

Thank Marc T
UmamiBurger, Guest Relations Manager at Umami Burger, responded to this reviewResponded 10 June 2017

That's what we like to hear, Marc! Thanks for letting us know the K-BBQ Burger and fries knocked it out of the park, and we'll see you again soon. Gratefully, Umami Burger Santa Monica

Reviewed 2 June 2017 via mobile

Wow! Amazing interesting burgers. I didn't know that you could do so many great ingredients in a burger. My wife, a non-meat eater, reckons the Impossible Burger was the best she had ever had! Great service too, our waitress who said today was her first...More

Thank Charles B
UmamiBurger, Guest Relations Manager at Umami Burger, responded to this reviewResponded 6 June 2017

"Wow!" is exactly the response we were looking for, Charles! It was a true pleasure to be able to umamify your taste buds with our unique flavors, and we're elated that you and your wife had an all-around positive experience, from top-notch service to the...More

Reviewed 25 May 2017

Casual atmosphere, good service but -most of all-- GOOD Beef. I had the "Manly" with thin french fries and a terrific Ale ( I believe from one of the San Diego microbreweries) Umami stands above the busy burger scene in this town. They claim they...More

Thank Voyagerwithvoice
UmamiBurger, Guest Relations Manager at Umami Burger, responded to this reviewResponded 26 May 2017

Impressing our guests is the goal, so thanks for letting us know we've succeeded! Serving high quality burgers is something our team is passionate about, as we want each bite to be a memorable taste experience. Our team is looking forward to seeing you the...More

Reviewed 25 April 2017 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 reviewResponded 26 April 2017

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 reviewResponded 19 April 2017

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 14 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 reviewResponded 18 April 2017

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 reviewResponded 6 April 2017

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 reviewResponded 15 March 2017

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 reviewResponded 15 February 2017

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 reviewResponded 2 February 2017

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

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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, Breakfast, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Parking Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
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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