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Father's Office

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American, Bar, Pub
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3229 Helms Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90034-3209
+1 310-815-9820
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Today
12:00 - 02:00
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Sun 12:00 - 00:00
Mon - Thu 17:00 - 01:00
Fri - Sat 12:00 - 02:00
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Los Angeles, California
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192 reviews
151 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We stopped in for lunch when shopping next door. Were given a menu and told it was open seating and to order at the bar. When we ordered the burger my wife wanted no bacon jam on hers and was told that was not possible it had to have the jam. She ordered a cocktail and wanted it on the... More 

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Issaquah, Washington
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23 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've always wanted to eat at Father's Office but have never had the chance until a recent trip to LA. I had always imagined it as a burger place because that's what everyone talks about so I was surprised so see so many other items on the menu. The burger was good and so was everything else we tried. I... More 

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Palm Beach Gardens, Florida
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229 reviews
143 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I don't even begin to know where to start. The servers here are beyond rude. And the policies to not accommodate for food allergies (ie not being able to eat blue cheese) when the only burger you serve has blue cheese is kind of RIDICULOUS. But there were no shortage of people here. So the food must be more important... More 

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Panama City, Florida
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1,264 reviews
690 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 532 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Finally made it here after several trips to LA where their 5pm opening time tripped me up. I got the burger and fries and was not disappointed. Asked for it cooked medium and that's exactly what I got. Shoestring French fries with a nice mayo sauce. Good beer selection too. Not kid friendly. Free parking in the shopping center is... More 

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Boca Raton, Florida
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 March 2017

We did not enjoy this resturant, the staff was rude, we asked for ketchup- they said nope- don't have it. We ordered our drinks and ordered for the table- so we had to make trips to carry our drinks to the table- we asked for a tray to carry them, but they didn't have one. Our food took forever, came... More 

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The Villages, Florida
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145 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 February 2017

This is a very popular place, with tables inside and outside on a nice porch area. It could use more tables, as it is VERY popular. It has an amazing assortment of beers / ciders on tap...have never seen such a large array of taps before. You order at the bar and bring your drinks to your table, waiters will... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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66 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 February 2017

We ordered 2. Cheesburger and fries.. cooked meduim. When we received them they were closer to rare and covered with bbq sauce ,The only favor to the burgers were the bbq flavor from the sauce. The fries were tasty but we asked for ketchup and the server said they used a special sause and did not have ketchup

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London, United Kingdom
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78 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 February 2017 via mobile

Ok so it was about 5pm on a Monday evening - so we didn't expect much atmosphere but it literally had none. The tables are bare and the whole place feels slightly off kilter - can't quite put my finger on it - it was just somewhere we couldn't wait to get out of. The beer range is impressive but... More 

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Province of Cagliari, Italy
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101 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 October 2016

Title says it all. Nice place, with some parking and outdoor seating, crowded and noisy. Good selection of beers. Their burgers are really good, but what I found excellent were deep fried soft-shell crabs. Outstanding.

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Playa Vista, CA.
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123 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 October 2016

So this area used to be mostly furniture stores and art galleries.The transformation has been quite noticeable. So hear we have a place that gives great ambiance inside and out! I prefer outside seating in the late evenings. I like that it's kind of tucked away off Venice blvd. Between the old Helms Bakery Building. My father who's 70 recalls... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$35
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 00:00
Monday
17:00 - 01:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 01:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 01:00
Thursday
17:00 - 01:00
Friday
12:00 - 02:00
Saturday
12:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3229 Helms Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90034-3209
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Angeles>  > Westside
  • Neighbourhood: Westside
  • Phone Number: +1 310-815-9820

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?