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Father's Office

1018 Montana Ave, Santa Monica, CA 90403-1604
+1 310-393-2337
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good38%
  • Average14%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“burger” (97 reviews)
“fries” (29 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
1018 Montana Ave, Santa Monica, CA 90403-1604
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This a great gastropub for your self and your friends to hangout and to catch up. They have great beer and great food. I really like this place been here those already. One time I was here to celebrate my friends brothers birthday and the...More

Thank Trevin F
Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

I first heard about this place years ago so I was anxious to try it. Had the burger which was voted one of the best in the U.S. and it was delicious just a bit overpriced in my opinion. The onion gruyere cheese topping tastes...More

Thank patrick v
Reviewed 27 June 2017

We walked to the location from our VRBO condo down by the beach. Fantastic beer selection that included many local brews. We both got the burgers that were absolutely amazing. Great food and good people!

Thank bulldog88man
Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

An OK beer selection. Very good (and very expensive) burgers. Their "fight for your seating" policy sucks beyond sucks. If I lived in area, which I don't, I wouldn't be returning.

Thank Stephen N
Reviewed 25 April 2017 via mobile

Ideal stop for guys while their significant others go shopping. Large beer menu! Enjoyable! A couple suggestions... take the Brussels Sprouts off the menu and turn the music down so the guests can hold a conversation. Legendary place.

Thank John W
Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

It's a dive, there are no substitutions on any menu item, but it's a must when in Santa Monica. This place is iconic, the beer menu is awesome, and the food spot on. Great sweet potato fries, and legendary burger. Wouldn't change a thing. In...More

Thank stevethibault
Reviewed 21 March 2017

This place is usually pretty crowded and the whole 'find your own seat' policy makes things stressful and chaotic for people looking more for a meal than a bar scene drink. The beer list is pretty good, but it's not great. Service is pretty bad....More

Thank CoRo1313
Reviewed 7 March 2017

If you're 24 and with a beard you'll probably love it. The burgers are allegedly famous and brilliant - but there's only one type on the menu and the fillings etc are non negotiable. There is no ketchup for the chips, take it or leave...More

Thank JinnyJones1982232a
Reviewed 8 February 2017

Stopped at Father's Office before going to dinner on Montana Ave. The bar was not crowded, but there was a line of 10 people in line waiting to order beers and appetizers. I found this curious, but I wanted to try one of their 20+...More

Thank ToastyJ
Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

It's funny this restaurant was a last minute decision for our group but it ended up being the best food we had in the States. It's a small little restaurant that's always busy. The staff member I ordered from was a little rude but I...More

Thank Sarah C
Santa Monica
Santa Monica is a coastal town that maintains a
balance as a tourist destination and as an area with a
thriving local culture. On the beach, bikers,
roller-bladers, runners and walkers move along the
famed bike path enjoying the beautiful Los Angeles
weather. The solar-powered Ferris wheel at the Santa
Monica pier spins high above the water, while park
revelers scream with delight riding the roller
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Barbara C
18 October 2016|
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Response from MySeaBiscuit13 | Reviewed this property |
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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$35
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
17:00 - 01:00
17:00 - 01:00
17:00 - 01:00
17:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1018 Montana Ave, Santa Monica, CA 90403-1604
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Monica>  > Santa Monica
  • Neighbourhood: Santa Monica
  • Phone Number: +1 310-393-2337
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