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94th Aero Squadron Restaurant

8885 Balboa Ave, San Diego, CA 92123-1505
(858) 560-6771
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Ranked #571 of 4,125 Restaurants in San Diego
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $25 - $25
Sun 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: American, French, Seafood
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Ponderosa
Description: For over 30 years, one of San Diego's landmark dining destinations and one of the most unique and memorable restaurants you will ever find. Located inside a replica of a World War I French farmhouse decorated with fascinating military memorabilia, antiques, and aviation relics, the restaurant overlooks Montgomery Field Airport, and has a cozy and romantic ambiance, with large stone fireplaces intimate booths, and beautiful views. The extensive menu features mid-western aged beef and the freshest seafood. Here you will find USDA Choice & Prime Beef steaks, slow-roasted Angus prime rib, succulent lobster tail, fresh fish, rack of lamb, veal, chicken, pasta dishes, and fabulous desserts. Their famous Champagne Brunch is currently the #1 Sunday Brunch in the city on AOL's CityGuide poll and is not to be missed. Beautiful outdoor patios, a very popular Happy Hour, and excellent banquet facilities help make the 94th Aero Squadron one of the great dining experiences in all of San Diego.
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San Diego
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27 reviews 27 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Our party of four arrived right at 9 am on Sunday and were shown to a table right away. We selected a table near the windows because most of the restaurant is quite dark, even on a sunny morning - it's the decor but still noticeable. We were tempted to sit out on the sunny patio in the back, but... More 

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San Diego, California
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

We had a small reunion with a group of co=workers for happy hour on a Tuesday evening. None of us had ever been their for their 'happy hour' and most had dined there for brunch but not in a long time. There were 8 of us. The waitress only came for a drink order one time. And the order she... More 

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San Diego, California
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Family in town and we chose this restaurant as we had good experiences there a few years ago and it was close to the hotel. A Friday night, but very few people in the dining area. Service was good and meal was adequate but not as good as expected. My niece ordered dessert - a lava cake. Usually lava cake... More 

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86 reviews 86 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

The restaurant wasn't too busy so we got a window table overlooking the evening lights of San Diego. The waiter was helpful and not pushy so we relaxed over a bottle of Pinot and two lobster tails each. Quite expensive but good. We went back the following night and got an elderly pushy waiter. The sirloin steak was tough and... More 

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Gilbert, Arizona
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

We were there for the Sunday Brunch. The atmosphere, food and attentive staff made it very memorable. Our waiter Vince was sweet, prompt and engaging. The food was outstanding. Prime Rib, seafood all fresh and delicious.

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San Diego
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33 reviews 33 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

This restaurant is like an old European farm house from the 1940's. The décor is charming an warm. The planes and aeronautical memorabilia is so cool. The view of the Montgomery field airport is very fun to watch and listen too. The food is outstanding. The prime rib is amazing and the sea food trio is enough to share. The... More 

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Huntsville, Alabama
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124 reviews 124 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

After eating at the 54th Fighter Group brunch buffet in Atlanta, I had expectations of one fantastic Sunday brunch. Instead I had an average brunch here. This place did not compare. They had all the right things for a brunch: omelet bar, carving station, trays of food. But the quality was not superior. The food area was very crowded. Some... More 

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Cleveland, New York
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

We went for Sunday Brunch. The experience starts with the look and feel of a WW I French Resistance Chateau. Then the attentiveness of the staff and their readiness to make the experience a dining pleasure. The champagne glasses were never empty the Eggs Benedict were as good if not better than I have ever had, The omelette station was... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Buffet isn't great but it's good for a quick business lunch. It consists of a small salad bar, fish, chicken, sliced roast beef station and usual veges.

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Roswell, Georgia
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89 reviews 89 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

Went for lunch here... didn't know these still existed. Had a simple Cobb Salad. Tasted great. Sat outside for lunch and I think the wait staff forgot about me. That said, had a great view of runway so watched various bi-planes, Cirrus and Cessna aircraft doing touch and goes for the hour I sat there. If I return, it's for... More 

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Additional Information about 94th Aero Squadron Restaurant

Address: 8885 Balboa Ave, San Diego, CA 92123-1505
Phone Number: (858) 560-6771
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 25 - 25
Cuisine: American, French, Seafood

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