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Father's Office

1018 Montana Ave, Santa Monica, CA 90403-1604
310-393-2337
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Ranked #63 of 571 Restaurants in Santa Monica
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $20 - $35
Hours:
Mon - Thu 5:00 pm - 1:00 am
Cuisines: Tapas, Californian
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Good for: Bar scene
Dining options: Late Night
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Chicago, Illinois
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Trying to stop in for a beer is not going to happen here when the entire bar has people eating a formal dinner... I felt like I couldn't ask for a pint, what a shame!

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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43 reviews 43 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

Great selection of beers on tap, an amazing burger with really good fries, more yummy dishes like crispy soft shell crab, great atmosphere and a welcoming professional staff. do you really need more?

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Saint Paul, Minnesota, USA
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133 reviews 133 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

My wife and I each got the burger and enjoyed them a lot. Everybody makes a big deal out of the no subs/no modifications rule, but I don't really see why that matters. You wouldn't tell a chef at a fancy restaurant how to prepare their dishes, so why do it here? They put a lot of time into determining... More

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Santa Monica, California
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28 reviews 28 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

i'm not even specifying which burger. it's THE burger. get it. So F-ing BOMB. If you get anything other than the burger, you'll definitely have food envy once you see the burger live in the flesh (and you will see someone eat it cuz that's all people ever get here), AND you'll probably spend more on whatever else, AND you'll... More

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Santa Monica, California
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37 reviews 37 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

F.O, as the peeps in the neighborhood know it is the best kept secret! Make sure to get there early or knowing that there aren't reservations and you'll have to stand in line...By early I mean 6.30 pm! Their variety of Beers will blow you away. As a wine drinker they have a short selection, but that is compensated, if... More

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Santa Monica
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

The burger can only be ordered one way, and that's with good reason. One of the best burgers I've ever had and the thin cut fries were a great complement to the burger. Awesome beer selection as well.

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Melbourne, Australia
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66 reviews 66 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

Father's Office was recommended to us as a great burger joint (there was actually only one on the menu). That burger didn't disappoint! We can't comment on the other menu items but looking around the room, all the food looked good. If you like craft beer, then this is worth a visit also. A great selection of local beers and... More

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Santa Monica, California
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55 reviews 55 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

My husband and I finally went to Father's Office and it was fantastic! Its a really small place, with pieces of the old and new inside. You have to be 21 years old to even enter. My husband tried the famous Office Burger and just loved it. He inhaled it! I got the avocado toast and it was so very... More

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tour_contact
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67 reviews 67 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

Not really an extensive menu but enough choice. The burger is fantastic and the fries were excellent. Only offers beer but a great variety to choose from. You can't book for it so it's just a case of waiting around and grabbing a table when it becomes free (bring sharp elbows). They may ask you to share a table but... More

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Fairlight, Australia
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102 reviews 102 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

I had some to kill before I met up with a buddy. I'd read about Father's Office and gave it ago. I was expecting something a little more worker, but this place is quite upmarket, but not quite hipster. Strict rules. No bookings, no table service, no photos of the taps and no tampering with the menu. Still I say... More

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Additional Information about Father's Office

Address: 1018 Montana Ave, Santa Monica, CA 90403-1604
Phone Number: 310-393-2337
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Monica
Open Hours:
Monday 5:00 pm - 1:00 am
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 1:00 am
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 1:00 am
Thursday 5:00 pm - 1:00 am
Average Prices: USD 20 - 35
Cuisine: Tapas, Californian

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