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3229 Helms Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90034-3209
+1 310-815-9820
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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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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 September 2015

One of the top bar burgers in LA. You have to order at the bar and then find a table where they bring the food. The runners are great. Bartenders spend too much time talking to each other....a few customers looks frustrated.

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Thank John W
Burbank, California
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829 reviews
456 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 195 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 September 2015

The Service: No server~ Have to order food & drink at the bar. Only 2 bartenders working that day.... take longer to place an order. The Food: GOOD!!! The burger is so juicy~ Lots of beer selections!! The Parking: Many other stores around... could be challenge during dinner time.

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Thank travelercass
Palmdale, California, Usa
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34 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 August 2015

Met up with some longtime friends. I’d heard about their burgers, and had to try one. Verdict: One of the absolutely best-tasting burgers I have ever had. They won’t change anything; your only option is how you want it done. And don’t bother asking for ketchup. There isn’t any. However the aoli garlic sauce more than makes up for it.... More 

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Thank Robert B
Princeton, Illinois, United States
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23 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 August 2015 via mobile

To put it quite simply....the only thing worth going for is the Office Burger and the outdoor seating. That is it. Do not order the heirloom potato dish. Horrible. Fries are great. Burger and fries and beer and you will be happy. Average service at bar

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Thank twdlnel
California
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162 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 July 2015

I've been coming to this place for years, and I am always amazed at the delicious array of craft beers on tap! if you like beer, like trying new beers, love a variety of beers across the gamut, this is the place for you!!! Built in a converted bakery and right in the heart of the growing cooler by the... More 

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Thank HBWillsy
Tulsa, Oklahoma
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234 reviews
137 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 May 2015

Father's Office is a well known Craft beer and food bar located in LA. He has several rules which I don't mind 1. No Ketchup. I don't find this to be a problem as the aioli he serves is tasty 2. No substitutions. He wants you to enjoy what he thinks is perfect burger. It is so I don't want... More 

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Thank Shane M
Greenville, South Carolina
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561 reviews
350 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 133 helpful votes
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.

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Thank Ron T
Boston, Massachusetts
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388 reviews
301 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 127 helpful votes
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

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Thank copperbottom
Tucson,Az
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574 reviews
319 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 286 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 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 

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Highland Park, Illinois
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138 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
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 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 35
Cuisine
American, Bar
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?