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Umami Burger

Umami Burger

(Now Closed)
Burger Joint$$$$
Los Angeles
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  • ɯnᴚɐʇ ❤️👨‍👩‍👧🐶
    All burgers are good and juicy. Truffle is the bomb. I like that they don't use soda fountain and all drinks are served in glass bottles. Homemade pickles and ketchup are plus.
  • Pink L.
    Pink LuxeOctober 19, 2012
    This is the original Umami Burger, so it's really tiny compared to the others. This one also doesn't serve liquor, but service is great and it's usually not too crowded.
  • Joseph M.
    Joseph MundyJanuary 22, 2013
    Been here 25+ times
    Get the Triple Pork Burger! ground pork burger, topped with Canadian bacon and chorizo, with Manchego cheese and garlic aioli...GET TWO!!!
  • Marbles
    MarblesMarch 25, 2012
    great dining experience, great tasting burgers. honestly I prefer juicy burger on Vermont, better tasting fresh buns, better burgers all around for half the price.
  • Thao
    ThaoJune 22, 2011
    Hands down THE BEST BURGER I've EVER had in my 25 years of life! Truffle burger and smoosh fries are great to try for the first time! Kudos!
  • The Feast
    The FeastJune 9, 2011
    Recently voted burger of year by GQ, Adam Fleischman makes truffle burgers with homemade cheese and imported Italian truffles to die for. Read more
  • Carey
    CareyMay 12, 2011
    The garlic aioli is a great addition to the Umami Burger. Skip the peanut butter ice cream sandwich, but the mint choc chip is delish!
  • Derek F.
    Derek FromsonDecember 27, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Original is the way to go the first time here; after that, my favorite is the truffle burger! Gotta get sweet potato fries too.
  • LINDA S.
    LINDA STRAWBERRYJune 4, 2011
    Found this place when smashing pumpkins did a secret show in the courtyard next to it. I was pregnant and I ate three burgers!! Amazing.
  • Superb
    SuperbJuly 4, 2012
    For all you vegetarians out there - their portobello burger is amazing! We also love their ice cream sandwiches from MILK.
  • Giddy Girlie D.
    Giddy Girlie Dot-ComFebruary 12, 2010
    Be warned: it'll make you cry. The first bite will make you cry because you realize that eventually it will come to an end. SO DELICIOUS. Try the garlic aoili & save room for dessert!
  • Four Seasons Los Angeles C.
    Fresh organic ingredients and grass fed cattle, Umami takes burgers to the next level!
  • Andrew S.
    Andrew SimsMarch 26, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    All their gourmet burgers are amazing! Looking forward to trying their Earth Burger (vegetarian)
  • Daniel B.
    Daniel BairdJanuary 25, 2014
    Try the Manly Burger - #nom one of the better #bacon burgers around
  • Sean Y.
    Sean YangApril 25, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    if you love medium rare meats, umami has one of the best burgers in that criteria
  • Daniel B.
    Daniel BairdJanuary 25, 2014
    Try the Apple Fritter Ice Cream Sandwich - What's not to like! #foodporn
  • Caroline O.
    Caroline On CrackJuly 3, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Warning to dog owners: Patio is inexplicably closed at certain times of the day.
  • @MistyKingma
    @MistyKingmaApril 28, 2010
    AMAZZZZZING! you have to try their burgers! menu isn't huge, but I love that about this place. worth worth worth trying
  • Toby C.
    Toby ChaudhuriNovember 6, 2011
    Burger (Umami + Truffle) + Ice (Green Tea + Cream Sandwich) = Perfect Formula
  • Catherine F.
    Catherine F.October 25, 2011
    Each location has a slightly different menu and design! Experience and explore Los Angeles!
  • Simon T.
    Simon TrumperMay 6, 2012
    The Truffle burger n Truffle Cheese Fries are a must !!
  • Tia F.
    Tia F.August 8, 2012
    Have the Manly Burger with Truffle Fries, cheesy tots and Root Beer.
  • PJ B.
    PJ ButtaAugust 1, 2012
    Get the cheese tots and spicy bird turkey burger if they have them!
  • Cheryl K.
    Cheryl KFebruary 21, 2010
    Been here 5+ times
    best burger in LA - the truffle burger is sweet - so tasty! onion rings are a must have and iced tea is A+
  • Rocky V.
    Rocky VyFebruary 5, 2011
    They have a secret menu- very delicious burgers! Try it out!
  • Jeff S.
    Jeff SpargurJune 8, 2012
    Best burger in la. Truffle burger! French fries. Jalapeño ranch.
  • Katie K.
    Katie KearseyNovember 16, 2012
    Can't go wrong with the sweet potato fries!
  • Ali A.
    Ali Al-RayesDecember 25, 2012
    Try the umami burger and ruffle burger
  • Abigail E.
    Abigail EMarch 23, 2011
    Get a triple pork burger, thin fries & a coke. You won't regret it.
  • Nicole C.
    Nicole CanizalesNovember 24, 2009
    Go with several friends and get one of each burger and share. Fries are OK, tempura onion rings are OK. Burgers are bomb diggity. Read more
  • Andrea C.
    Andrea CampbellJuly 18, 2011
    this girl loved the manly burger. onion rings were too doughy and greasy.
  • Jane D.
    Jane DamJanuary 26, 2011
    The ketchup can make ketchup haters into Umami ketchup lovers. True story.
  • Elizabeth T.
    Elizabeth TashiroJanuary 5, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    They won't let you wait inside. Even on chilly nights, you have to stand outside next to the valet.
  • Jason R.
    Jason ResnickJuly 19, 2012
    Triple Pork and Market Salad with kimchee dressing. Done.
  • Jason S.
    Jason SuFebruary 1, 2011
    Umami burger and the smushed potatoes are delicious!
  • Brendan C.
    Brendan ClarkAugust 21, 2010
    A very good burger, they tend to go rare. Even medium can be challenging.
    CrimsonCase.comJuly 1, 2012
    Go for the Truffle Burger! Yummy!!
  • Joits
    JoitsOctober 24, 2011
    get the truffle burger... u won't regret it!
  • Karen L.
    Karen LujanMarch 8, 2010
    Split the Umami burger and the Truffle burger. The Umami burger was awesome.
  • Bush A.
    Bush AklehOctober 3, 2011
    Simply one of the best burgers I have ever eaten.
  • MO7S
    MO7SNovember 1, 2011
    Every burger on their menu is amazing.
  • Clint A.
    Clint AlexanderOctober 15, 2011
    The truffle burger makes me feel fragile. It's a MUST!
  • Art K.
    Art KerdmaneeSeptember 17, 2011
    No beer at this location! Triple pork burger is awesome though.
  • Geoff
    GeoffApril 24, 2011
    Umami burger is extra nice. The ketchup is on another level but the fries was to salty.
  • Dimitra Z.
    The truffle burger is a winner!
  • Marvin
    MarvinJuly 28, 2009
    Try the delicious Umami Burger first before you try the other specialized burgers. All are great!
  • carolyn a.
    carolyn aFebruary 7, 2010
    Go here when you're not already full to truly enjoy the Truffle Burger and onion rings.
  • Randy N.
    Randy NishinoOctober 1, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    My new fav, truffle burger...oh so good
  • Jenn
    JennFebruary 16, 2010
    Been here 5+ times
    Skip the socal burger and nuff said dessert. Umami burger all the way!
  • Jon C.
    Jon ChanMay 30, 2011
    Get the Truffle Burger! It's better than the Umami. I mean, it's truffles!
  • Aaron S.
    Aaron SimardFebruary 25, 2010
    You can't swap out turkey patty for beef patty, so if you don't eat beef, your choices are very limited.
  • Maybs M.
    Maybs MDecember 12, 2009
    Get an original Umami Burger with garlic aioli sauce at Umami Burger. Read more
  • Eric C.
    Eric CastaldoMarch 5, 2011
    The truffle burger is insane. Why can't life always taste this good?
  • MO7S
    MO7SApril 17, 2012
    This is a BYOB establishment.
  • G ..
    G .September 3, 2011
    try the triple pork. it's delicious!!
  • Nick L.
    Nick LovellMay 27, 2011
    Stay away... Packed right now and refusing to seat any singles at tables- either take a counter or leave. Doesn't matter how good the food is, this place's service is abysmal.
  • Delicia T.
    Delicia Tan-SeetJanuary 20, 2012
    The Truffle Burger rules!
  • Steve J.
    Steve JangJanuary 3, 2010
    They gave me a free Ginger beer because the gas grill was down for 20 minutes and we had to wait. Creating good will thru good service!
  • Hailey C.
    Hailey CrowelSeptember 18, 2011
    SoCal burger and onion rings are the best!
  • Alison
    AlisonJune 14, 2010
    Truffle burger is delicious! Fries are average..
  • Craig B.
    Craig BaylisNovember 4, 2010
    Greenbird is something special of a Turkey Burger. Please try.
  • Philip M.
    Philip MedinaMay 13, 2012
    Try every damn thing here!
  • Jacob A.
    Jacob AliFebruary 29, 2012
    Burgers aren't that great! I'd recommend going to "The Counter" a half mile away.
  • Sarah K.
    Sarah KaferAugust 24, 2011
    This umami burger doesn't have truffle fries or drinks :(
  • Arielle M.
    Arielle McSweaneyJuly 29, 2012
    Wasn't all that... I tried the triple pork
  • Giselle
    GiselleSeptember 6, 2010
    Port and Stilton Burger is so delish!
  • Michael K.
    Michael KukuchkaJune 15, 2010
    The original and truffle burgers are my favorites
  • Dan D.
    Dan De LeonMarch 10, 2011
    Sooooo GOOD !! Always: order (2) Fries !!
  • Cristian R.
    Cristian ReyesAugust 11, 2012
    Try the Truffle Burger
  • Joe P.
    Joe PalmertOctober 30, 2010
    The Sweet Potato Fries are on pointe!!
  • Andrew M.
    Andrew MillerAugust 31, 2010
    Avoid this place. I went for the first time last week and it was a nightmare. Horrible service and the food came very undercooked. Had to argue with the waitor to send it back. Again, avoid!
  • Susie B.
    Susie BakerAugust 24, 2010
    I dare you to find a Veggie Burger better than Umami's
  • Sprecher S.
    Sprecher SamanthaNovember 3, 2010
    The pickle plate is full of surprises!
  • Javier R.
    Javier RiveraJanuary 16, 2010
    Triple Pork Burge is back (1/16/09). Thank you burger gods!
  • Sheila D.
    Sheila DichosoOctober 26, 2010
    Order the truffle burger.
  • paul S.
    paul SugiuraMarch 26, 2010
    Go to Umami Burger and try the Truffle Burger Read more
  • Glenn G.
    Glenn GinsburgDecember 3, 2009
    Hatch and Truffle burger both out of this world! Read more
  • Christine N.
    Christine NgoJune 14, 2010
    I had the umami burger, and it was okay. Not bad, not great. The fries were meh. Onion rings were meeeeehhh.
  • Charlie M.
    Charlie McBreartyMay 31, 2010
    Triple pork burger. Triple good
  • David K.
    David KimOctober 22, 2010
    indulge on the truffle burger
  • Jhune Y.
    Jhune YumulNovember 2, 2011
    Advance happy birtday shaui
  • brien d.
    brien downieDecember 23, 2009
    turkey burger - one of the best burgers i've ever had
  • Mr. A.
    Mr. AdamsDecember 9, 2010
    Been here 5+ times
    Hatch all the way, son!!!
  • Erika J.
    Erika JohanssonSeptember 4, 2009
    oh man, the pork burger & onion rings are the ONLY way to go!
  • Moira M.
    Moira McCarthyDecember 18, 2009
    Umami Burg. PS Finish it. Don't be a sissy.
  • Michael
    MichaelDecember 10, 2009
    Go to Umami and get the Pork Burger!
  • Bryan Y.
    Bryan YenJuly 10, 2010
    Umani? Haha, the names not even spelled right on here!
  • Jeff F.
    Jeff FeldmanJanuary 21, 2010
    Truffle burger is great. I hope
  • Zeenat M.
    Zeenat MukhiFebruary 4, 2011
    Haha live the 'u'
  • Robert S.
    Robert SparkDecember 20, 2009
    Been here 5+ times
    Manly burger rules!
  • Mari T.
    Mari TopMay 27, 2010
    my taste buds exploded in my mouth....not. Just okay.
  • Matt C.
    Matt ChangJune 11, 2010
    There's no alcohol here! :-(
  • L F.
    L FJanuary 14, 2011
    This location doesn't serve alcohol. WTF
  • Lori P.
    Lori PatelMay 1, 2011
    Disappointing service
  • Chanel
    ChanelApril 9, 2010
    Best gourmet burger experience
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