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Proud Bird Restaurant

11022 Aviation Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90045-6105
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Ranked #469 of 8,581 Restaurants in Los Angeles
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $30 - $30
Sun 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Sun - Sat 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Good for: Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: On the corner of 111th Street and Aviation Blvd.
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Whittier, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

This restaurant is such a detour from the ordinary with their collection of planes on display outside to the many photos the comprise a great deal of aviation history. The food is very good and the service was excellent from Tony, who added some color to the history. We look for excuses to go here when picking up guests at... More

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Orange County, California
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102 reviews 102 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
296 helpful votes 296 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

This is one of the largest, best laid out brunch I had ever had the joy of seeing. It is delicious, prepared by pros who have been in the biz' for years, and displayed in a restaurant full of ambiance inside and out. We loved the various aircraft to feast our eyes on also. Quite an experience being so close... More

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10 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

Food was good and there were a lot of options at the buffet. Cost was reasonable for the quality of the food. Enjoyed the view of planes landing at LAX. All of the planes on the lot were fascinating along with all of the historical pictures and stories throughout the building. If you love planes this place is for you.

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San Diego, California
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80 reviews 80 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

Restaurant located near LAX airport final approach runway on aviation BLVD. There for lunch which was a buffet. Overall food was good w/ good service as required. What made the visit was to see the aviation museum that has several airplanes outside and a large collection of aviation photos arranged on their walls by era--WW 1, WW 22, Vietnam, etc--... More

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East Hanover, NJ
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36 reviews 36 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

We had the buffet. Restaurant was clean. Waiters were nice. Food was fair, dry and tasted packaged. They also had carving station and pasta station. Pasta was made to order. And was better tasting. People ordered off the lunch menu. Looked better. They have a limited menu for lunch. The view is fantastic. Can sit and watch an active runway.... More

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Phoenix, Arizona
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21 reviews 21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

We went to this restaurant for their 'Father's Day' brunch. The food was very good & they had a good selection. Their advertisement said "Dad's first beer is on us" but did not say the additional beer purchases were required!

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Orange, California
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60 reviews 60 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

A local monument to the great aircraft industry which was such an important part of the history of the surrounding area. Outside the building is a collection of old aircraft. The inside walls are covered with hundreds of photographs of historic aviation figures and aircraft. Window tables provide a great view of the aircraft on final approach to LAX only... More

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HORLEY, United Kingdom
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45 reviews 45 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

We could see the aircraft from our hotel room on the 18th floor and walked there to find that it was a restaurant.Some at the front on plinths and others at the rear in the "garden". Fancied the Kalamari but it was only for the evening but the waiter(Boss?) said he would get some for us. It was not the... More

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Tucson, Arizona
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97 reviews 97 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

The service was good. The food was not so good we had fish and chips. Maybe ordered the wrong choice . Interesting place to visit if in the area.

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Scottsdale, Arizona
20 reviews 20 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014 via mobile

This hidden gem of a restaurant is tucked in directly in front of the runways at LAX and serves up a very enjoyable brunch. The parking is great (and free) and the grounds are green and well maintained. But the best part, according to my grandson, were all of the wonderful WWII era plane, watching the big planes landing, as... More

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