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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
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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Greenville, South Carolina
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512 reviews
313 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 131 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 May 2015

Converted large bakery plant (Helms Bakery) to shops and restaurants. FREE valet parking. Large selection of beers on tap. Outstanding burgers and fries. No substitutions or changes allowed on your burger order. Also had a side of their mushrooms – very good. Not cheap.

Thank Ron T
Boston, Massachusetts
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388 reviews
301 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 126 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 April 2015 via mobile

More like a dive bar serving good food and beer. Quite noisy but a fun vibe..bit pricey....good for groups but not that great for a date

Thank copperbottom
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550 reviews
304 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 270 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 March 2015

When I visit my son in LA,since he works around the corner from FO,we usually end up there for a bite and a beer. Is it a little pretentious? Maybe but the food is very good (even without ketchup) and they have a great beer selection. This visit just had apps- fantastic mushrooms and fries. Chorizo balls very good, just... More 

Thank sccrref
Highland Park, Illinois
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138 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 March 2015

I like that they make a burger and you get it the way they make it…pick something off if you don't like it. However, it is probably off-putting to many. We were there early on Sunday night so it was a great, relaxed environment and the service was exceptional. The beer selections were amazing. I usually drink wine but they... More 

Thank Beanie88
Long Beach, California
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475 reviews
405 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 887 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 February 2015 via mobile

We went on the recommendation of a friend because the burger here was food network worthy. Dislikes were that you order at the bar and get a number on your table. The inside while very cool was so noisy we sat outside which was nice ...sorry but we all like ketchup with our fries...bring your own...The Burger said it had... More 

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Brooklyn, New York
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798 reviews
473 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 245 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2015

This place was great. There is a really great atmosphere here. There's great outdoor seating too. Really huge tables outside for big parties, which is great. There is a smallish food menu, but all of it wonderful. My friends and I ordered a few dishes and shared them and they were all great. I think you could probably get anything... More 

Thank Jvalliant
Los angeles
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612 reviews
332 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 272 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2015

Excellent food, including a juicy skirt steak, a very good smoked eel, excellent thin cut fries, nice salads. In the end everything we had was really good. Large selection of beers, nice casual place, perfect to meet friends. Very noisy inside, but nice tables outside. You need to order and pay for you food at the counter, and they will... More 

Thank ManuLLosangeles
College Station, Texas
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17 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2014 via mobile

No ketchup with your fries. They serve their burgers one way and you take it or leave it. Definitely not worth the hype or the price!

Thank Med F
Boston, Massachusetts, USA
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2014

Met up with friends here for some drinks after work. Excellent beer selection. Apps were really good too. Nice outdoor seating and plenty of parking. Have been several times to meet up with friends when I'm in town. Will likely visit again!

Thank tksmitty11
Los Angeles, California
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41 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2014

Really great burgers and beer in a trendy setting. If you want to be seen and not heard, this is the place. Loud, loud, loud. Went there on a Friday night. It was wall to wall people. The bartenders are great once you crawl over bodies to get to them. They're very knowledgeable about the beers, I got great recommendations.... More 

Thank JinxieGirl

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$35
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 - 00:00
17:00 - 01:00
17:00 - 01:00
17:00 - 01:00
17:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 02:00
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?