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

1. Umami Burger

8.8
525 Broadway (at 5th St.), Santa Monica, CA
Burger Joint · West Los Angeles · 265 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.

Tiffany P.Tiffany Prugpichailers: Truffle burger is the way to go. Their skinny fries are also crispy and delicious!

Sara A.Sara AlShaker: Best combo: truffle burger, truffle fries and ginger beer. This Umami is way better than the Grove one.

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

2. Father's Office

8.6
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!

Edlin C.Edlin Choi: Awesomely awesome burger. Tough to find a table but it's definitely worth it. Get sweet potato fries, a side, and wash it all down with a beer from their big selection. (4 of 4 petals via Fondu) Read more.

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 · 95 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.

Mireille B.Mireille Betancourt: We all ordered different burgers to try them all, each one was great! Mine was the Fig Burger (pictured) and we all agreed it was amazing!! Sweet potato fries were my favorite. Milkshake is great!

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

8.6
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.

Chris J.Chris Johnsen: Excellent custom built burgers. Make sure to try the crispy onion strings and for those with a sweet tooth, their shakes.

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 · 318 tips and reviews

Daisy K.Daisy Kwoh: Brussel sprout salad and chicken fried burger are delicious. If you get Tom (looks like Guy Pierce) as your bartender, he is awesome!

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.

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

6. PierBurger

8.2
330 Santa Monica Pier (At The End Of Route 66), Santa Monica, CA
Burger Joint · Downtown Santa Monica · 59 tips and reviews

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

Brian B.Brian Burtt: Better than In N' Out!! Add bacon to a double pier burger! And a root beer! Delish!

Jorge C.Jorge C: Bacon Burguers are awesome, the patty is so juicy and tasty. Fries are also good. I've gone to many burguer joints, this is one of the best, give it a try!!!

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

7. True Food Kitchen

9.2
395 Santa Monica Pl (at 2nd St), Santa Monica, CA
New American Restaurant · Downtown Santa Monica · 230 tips and reviews

Jocelyn H.Jocelyn Hsu: 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!

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 · 107 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 !!

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

9. Burger Lounge Santa Monica

8.0
213 Arizona Ave, Santa Monica, CA
Burger Joint · Downtown Santa Monica · 53 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.

Chelli H.Chelli Herrera: Great burgers & fries & great service. Love it here, I'll definitely come back.

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

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

10. Rustic Canyon Wine Bar

8.6
1119 Wilshire Blvd (at 11th Ct.), Santa Monica, CA
Wine Bar · Wilshire-Montana · 86 tips and reviews

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!

Nic B.Nic Barnes: Off the menu burger is delicious! A main stayer from previous chef - you gotta be in the know

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

11. The Library Alehouse

8.6
2911 Main St (btw Kinney St. & Ashland Ave.), Santa Monica, CA
Gastropub · Ocean Park · 136 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.

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

Lori P.Lori Polkowski: $5 burger Mondays!! Love love the ahi burger. And of course love the beer selection!

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

12. Shaka Shack Burger

8.3
1701 Ocean Park Blvd (17th Street), Santa Monica, CA
Burger Joint · West Los Angeles · 32 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

Joseph K.Joseph K: Another Great Find! Must try their Kobe Burger 🍔 with Sea Salt Fries🍟! FTW 🌎! Insanely Good Eats🍴! Not too busy 😁, Great Chef🎸, Awesome Owner & Family👪, Cool Hawaiian decor🏄💙👍

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 · 267 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 · 80 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.