Umami Burger is one of The 15 Best Places for Burgers in Santa Monica.

1. Umami Burger

8.9
525 Broadway (at 5th St.), Santa Monica, CA
Burger Joint · West Los Angeles · 263 tips and reviews

Robert R.Robert Rowe: ...enjoy a juicy Truffle Burger (with italian truffle cheese and a truffle glaze) with Thin Fries (add Aioli sauce) on the side! Drink a Hefe Weizenbier as well... Good Times! Read more.

christopher f.christopher f: Truffle everything. Truffle burger & truffle cheese fries!

Adriana B.Adriana B.: Truffle burger, salted caramel ice-cream sandwich and everything else is amazing!

Father's Office is one of The 15 Best Places for Burgers in Santa Monica.

2. Father's Office

8.5
1018 Montana Ave (btwn 10th & 11th St), Santa Monica, CA
Gastropub · Wilshire-Montana · 198 tips and reviews

Becky S.Becky Snyder: Lines form early! Get there at open for the "caramelized onion, applewood bacon compote, gruyere, matag blue cheese" burger, and sweet potato fries. Awesome. Read more.

Megan R.Megan Rose: Make sure to get the sweet potato fries with your beer! The burgers are fantastic too..but definitely get the fries!

UntappdUntappd: Burgers and Beer, how can you go wrong? This place will definitely let your pallet run wild with the numerous taps and amazing burgers.

Pono Burger is one of The 15 Best Places for Burgers in Santa Monica.

3. Pono Burger

9.0
829 Broadway, Santa Monica, CA
Burger Joint · West Los Angeles · 85 tips and reviews

NatalieNatalie: Staff is amazingly nice and the burgers are sooo good. Everything is organic and they also serve burgers on Gluten Free bun if you'd like. Oh and the Sweet Potato Fries are a must order.

NatNat: Delicious sweet potato fries! Had the classic burger with organic beef, caramelized onion and mushroom... superb!!

Thomas C.Thomas Colton: Hidden gem! Really casual, unassuming Hawaiian burger joint. The ingredients are organic, and the service is phenomenal. Check the seasonal menu and get a pitcher of Scrimshaw for only $21. Trust.

The Counter is one of The 15 Best Places for Burgers in Santa Monica.

4. The Counter

8.7
2901 Ocean Park Blvd (at 29th St), Santa Monica, CA
Burger Joint · West Los Angeles · 76 tips and reviews

Steve L.Steve L: Amazing build-your-own burgers. Get the Parmesan fries as well.

LIVESTRONG_COMLIVESTRONG_COM: With all the healthy add-ons (grilled pineapple, roasted peppers, sprouts & more), even a juicy burger can be nutritious. Bonus - whole wheat buns and vegetarian-friendly patties.

Ron B.Ron Beyers: Really good taste in beers (9 taps), one of the best burgers in L.A. And the parmesan fries are ridiculous. Even better than sweet potato.

The Misfit Restaurant + Bar is one of The 15 Best Places for Burgers in Santa Monica.

5. The Misfit Restaurant + Bar

9.2
225 Santa Monica Blvd (at 2nd St), Santa Monica, CA
American Restaurant · Downtown Santa Monica · 312 tips and reviews

Brittany N.Brittany Nicole: The ahi burger is fantastic! The kale and quinoa salad was great too.. Very light and could use a little more flavor. Awesome specialty drinks!

Dëva H.Dëva Holik: Trendy spot in Santa Monica, make sure you save room for the cookies at the end. Great vegetarian food and cocktails - opt for the burgers on toast.

Fiona H.Fiona Hill: Excellent friendly service. Best burger ever. Lovely Lobster Sandwich. Definitely worth a visit.

True Food Kitchen is one of The 15 Best Places for Burgers in Santa Monica.

6. True Food Kitchen

9.2
395 Santa Monica Pl (at 2nd St), Santa Monica, CA
New American Restaurant · Downtown Santa Monica · 217 tips and reviews

The Unaccomplished LadyThe Unaccomplished Lady: Try the Grass Fed Bison Burger - Amazing! Served with kale salad & sweet potatoes.

icelleicelle: Delicious quinoa burger. Kale-aid was very refreshing. Healthy and organic foods!

Darlene J.Darlene Jefferson: Delicious spaghetti squash lasagna, burgers, teriyaki steak, & juices! Great staff!

PierBurger is one of The 15 Best Places for Burgers in Santa Monica.

7. PierBurger

8.1
330 Santa Monica Pier (At The End Of Route 66), Santa Monica, CA
Burger Joint · Downtown Santa Monica · 58 tips and reviews

Beau B.Beau Basinger: The hamburger with bacon is awesome! Great and flavorful

Sarah F.Sarah Falkenthal: Best burger since I landed on the west coast. Pretty delicious shakes too!

NnenniquaNnenniqua: California White Sea bass burger!! 😋

R+D Kitchen is one of The 15 Best Places for Burgers in Santa Monica.

8. R+D Kitchen

8.6
1323 Montana Ave (at 14th St), Santa Monica, CA
Gastropub · North of Montana · 105 tips and reviews

Will M.Will Mears: Absolutely the best cheeseburger in town.

Jennifer L.Jennifer Lucas: Sit at the bar and have a glass of wine or a. Steigel with the dip duo. Hamburger and fries are awesome too!

NawalNawal: The shrimp Louise salad so delicious and the cheese burger amazing !!

Shaka Shack Burger is one of The 15 Best Places for Burgers in Santa Monica.

9. Shaka Shack Burger

8.4
1701 Ocean Park Blvd (17th Street), Santa Monica, CA
Burger Joint · West Los Angeles · 33 tips and reviews

Monica K.Monica Koga: Try the lavabean veggie burger & a cupcake for dessert! Delicious!!!!

Mark S.Mark Sleeper: Cool indy vibe & friendly staff, order at counter & they bring the food to your table. Excellent fries (truffle salt!) & onion rings Burger meat is tasty, but wasn't melt in your mouth. May return. B

Jon S.Jon Sanchez: Great service! Great burgers!

Burger Lounge Santa Monica is one of The 15 Best Places for Burgers in Santa Monica.

10. Burger Lounge Santa Monica

7.9
213 Arizona Ave, Santa Monica, CA
Burger Joint · Downtown Santa Monica · 51 tips and reviews

ElizabethElizabeth: Took a friend for her first time to Burger Lounge. She had the lamb burger as is and loved it. I had the Lounge Burger and loved it. Love the half and half as well.

Marian R.Marian Ruberg: Great burgers and even gluten-free options. Interesting beverages, Mexican coke, ginger brew ... The servants aren't that great

Daniel M.Daniel Maggipinto: Great service. Awesome burgers! GF option. Special Bison burger was killer. Fresh veggie salad tasted liked they just picked ingredients......Fresh. Great shakes. All around fantastic value.

Rustic Canyon Wine Bar is one of The 15 Best Places for Burgers in Santa Monica.

11. Rustic Canyon Wine Bar

8.5
1119 Wilshire Blvd (at 11th Ct.), Santa Monica, CA
Wine Bar · Wilshire-Montana · 86 tips and reviews

AlexandraAlexandra: New and interesting burgers every Monday! Also- allagash curieux- not on menu BUT IT'S THERE! oak burbon barrel aged brilliance.

Eric C.Eric C: You HAVE to try their Niman Ranch Burger, and make sure you add the egg and fries! Best burger I've had in LA so far!

K P.K P: really good burger- add the thick bacon! the shrimp scampi and broccoli rabe with burrata are delicious!

The Library Alehouse is one of The 15 Best Places for Burgers in Santa Monica.

12. The Library Alehouse

8.7
2911 Main St (btw Kinney St. & Ashland Ave.), Santa Monica, CA
Gastropub · Ocean Park · 132 tips and reviews

Thai L.Thai Liu: Good happy hour and Monday's are Burger nights. There is an amazing selection of beer to wash down that wallet friendly burger.

NinaNina: i recommend the grass fed bison burger and sit on the back patio

Chris W.Chris Wright: Must haves: salmon fish and chips, salmon enchiladas, ahi burger, sweet potato fries.

Stout Burgers & Beers is one of The 15 Best Places for Burgers in Santa Monica.

13. Stout Burgers & Beers

8.4
111 Santa Monica Blvd, Santa Monica, CA
Burger Joint · Downtown Santa Monica · 32 tips and reviews

Eric W.Eric Wheat: Start with the Stout Burger - amazing!

Francisco A.Francisco Arias: Legit beers, legit burgers, legit ambient.

BaharehBahareh: If only I could describe the taste! I would have won a cup for food description! This lavish burger is juicy, delicious and plays with every taste bud. I would for sure recommend the Goombah !

M Street Kitchen is one of The 15 Best Places for Burgers in Santa Monica.

14. M Street Kitchen

9.0
2000 Main St (at Bicknell Ave.), Santa Monica, CA
American Restaurant · Ocean Park · 258 tips and reviews

Michael W.Michael Wilson: Even though the veggie burger might have a structural problem, it's delicious! Try it!

Lettuce Entertain YouLettuce Entertain You: The zesty green chili burger is a must have! Roasted poblano chilies, grated sharp cheddar and chipotle mayo. WOWSA!

Ryan V.Ryan Villarreal: Ahi Burger for lunch is a must. Fresh fish, fresh ginger, fresh avocado with butter lettuce and an amazing crispy bun, Dinner dessert's banana pudding is crazy good!

Upper West is one of The 15 Best Places for Burgers in Santa Monica.

15. Upper West

8.6
3321 Pico Blvd, Santa Monica, CA
American Restaurant · West Los Angeles · 79 tips and reviews

Love C.Love C.: Burrata + burger + lychee martini = perfect dinner!

PRgalPRgal: Best veggie burger and watermelon mojito!

Jessica L.Jessica Lokumkiattikul: Short rib sandwich, BLT and veggie burger was sooo good! Wouldnt order the ahi tuna tacos again though. Portions were too small but was tasty.