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Father's Office


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

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$20 - $35
American, Bar, Pub

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pepper, meatball, red onions
Smoked Eel Poached Egg
fennel, horseradish creme fraiche
Spicy Lamb Skewers
roasted japanese eggplant
Spanish Mushrooms
garlic, thyme, jerez vinegar, olive oil
Spicy Olives
harissa, fennel, shaved almonds
Goat Cheese Gratinee
pimenton, tomato herb puree
bavarian limburger, chimay grand cru, cabrales, queso mahon, quince honey
Organic Beat Salad
cabrales blue, walnuts, jerez vinaigrette, pumpkin seed oil
Spicy Oatmeal Stout Ribs
spicy stout orange blossom honey glaze
Bistro Steak
shallot butter, frites
Add For Frites 2.5
The Office Burger
caramelized onion, applewood bacon, gruyere, maytag blue, arugula
"basket" Of Frites
garlic parsley aioli
"basket" Of Sweet Potato Frites
roasted garlic, cabrales blue cheese aioli
$20 - $35
Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Drinks
American, Bar, Pub
Takeout, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Cozy, dark bar on Montana Ave known for its burger. Came here on a Sunday for dinner around 5:30 and they were already almost full capacity. Only 21 plus can enter and you need to show your ID to the doorman. You can grab menus...More

Date of visit: September 2019
Thank Shanelle S
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped here in a recommendation of a friend. A fantastic burger. Fries were hot. Garlic dipping sauce was very tasty. 30 beers on tap. How could you go wrong.

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank canrubu
Reviewed July 15, 2019

The interior is a little basic and the service a little DIY but the beer list was excellent and the food very good too.

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank ChrisRudd
Reviewed May 23, 2019 via mobile

Father's office, in Santa Monica, is well known in LA for casual dining and for their hamburgers. But there are no changes to the way they serve it up -- no need to. The variety of craft beers is admirable but the hamburgers are to...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Gary E
Reviewed May 7, 2019 via mobile

I've read multiple, positive reviews on Father's Office and heard directly from colleagues that this is a must-visit burger/beer spot in Santa Monica. I finally got a chance to check it out for myself and came away disappointed. Was not expecting a neighborhood hole in...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank johnd58634
Reviewed April 18, 2019 via mobile

I love this place. I always take friends who are visiting here and have taken family as well. Though tiny, there is quite a bit of charm and you come in knowing you’ll get great beers and great food. Food - everyone says get the...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Shanelle S
Reviewed March 29, 2019

OK, there is a full menu but the star here is the burger which is unique and delicious/ Burger, fries and one of their rotating draft beers is pretty much as good as it gets. And if you are hunger, get the stuffed Pequito peppers...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank BadBadDog
Reviewed March 3, 2019 via mobile

Attended with friends late dinner. Great selection of draft beers, friendly staff and amazing burgers. It can be busy earlier in the evening as we had tried going earlier in the week and it was lined up. Good value for dollar with tip, dinner for...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank C8590JDbrians
Reviewed November 26, 2018

Still delicious and now with a greatly expanded menu from when I had been there before. The burger used to be almost the only thing on the menu other than the amazing fries, but now there are a lot more options for those of us...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank KatKealy
Reviewed November 7, 2018

Often busy - one of first local places in the top notch burgers. Great food - what is on the menu is what you get. Don't try to make changes.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank SMOgal
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Parking in Santa Monica can be challenging at times, but they have street parking with meters. Watch the signs as neighborhood parking is restricted in some areas to 2 hours or less or street cleaning on certain days and... More
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