Current Time



View As:
‹ Previous | Next ›

Editors' Pick
Save For Later

Umami Burger, Los Angeles, California

See the Los Angeles Guide ›
850 South La Brea Avenue
Los Angeles , California
Tel: 323 931 3000
view web site ›
Umami Hollywood

4655 Hollywood Boulevard
Los Angeles , California
Tel: 323 699 3922

Umami Urban

1520 North Cahuenga Bl # 7
Los Angeles , California
Tel: 323 469 3100's insider take:

The first time I went to Umami Burger it was six weeks old, which is irritating because that meant I had lost five weeks and six days of eating at L.A.'s newest best hamburger joint. The complicated flavors in the titular Umami burger, a weighty round of freshly ground flap meat, juicy grilled mushrooms, roasted tomato, caramelized onions, and a crispy parmesan tuile, are impressive. But it doesn't floor me with that why-didn't-I-meet-you-sooner? longing the way the delectably smoky Triple Pork burger, made of ground pork, chorizo, bacon, and aged Manchego, does. I am now equally attached to the Mideast burger, a Sonoma lamb patty with harissa-honey sauce and shallots cooked in red wine, and the just-spicy-enough Hatch burger topped with four types of chopped green chiles. The owner, Adam Fleischman, has instructed his employees to be coy about the harder-to-identify ingredients he uses to achieve the flavor-enriching fifth taste in his food known as umami. "It's secret," our server kept repeating. But the appeal of hand-cut, triple-cooked fries and malt liquor-tempura onion rings served with homemade ketchup and roasted garlic aïoli is deliciously obvious.—Margy Rochlin, first published on

Open Mondays through Saturdays 11am to 10pm, Sundays 11am to 9pm.

User Reviews

write a review ›

Be the first to write a review of Umami Burger and share your tips with the community.

Write a Review
*The Daily Traveler: The day's best travel tips, secrets, and news that won't wait.
Information may have changed since date of publication. Please confirm details with individual establishments before planning your trip.



I understand and agree that registration on or use of this site constitutes agreement to its User Agreement, Privacy Policy, and Mobile Terms and Conditions.

iPhone App:

Create personalized postcards out of your favorite travel photos!

Learn More ›
Subscribe to our free RSS feeds:

Get the latest destinations picks, hot hotel lists, travel deals and blog posts automatically added to your newsreader or your personalized homepage.

Learn More ›


Special Advertisement

Contests, Sweepstakes & Promotions


Send  to your phone!

Don’t show this box again.
This information will be sent directly to your phone and waiting for you in a text message. Simple click on the url in that message or browse on your phone.
Need more help? Our FAQ may contain the answer you need.
Never want to type in your cell phone number again?
Register now with and you'll be able to save your number and enjoy other great features like this.
I understand and agree that registration on or use of this site constitutes agreement to its User Agreement , Privacy Policy, and mobile terms and conditions. Standard text messaging rates apply.