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94th Aero Squadron Restaurant

8885 Balboa Ave, San Diego, CA 92123-1505
(858) 560-6771
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Ranked #444 of 4,044 Restaurants in San Diego
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $25 - $25
Hours:
Sun 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 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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Gilbert, Arizona
2 reviews
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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7 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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118 reviews 118 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 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
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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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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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31 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 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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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

We sat outside around 6pm on a Sunday- we were the only two out there so it felt very private. The atmosphere is unique, with the memorabilia everywhere. The service was slow, but that allowed us to have a leisurely meal and talk. I would go again, but for one alcoholic drink, two steaks, one dessert, and coffee, the bill... More

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Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia
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6 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

Food was very good and service very good and very quick. Our wait person was quite witty. An amazing place to eat at with so much memorabilia to look at.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

everything is excellent, the place, the food, the people and the place. We have been there many times in the last 8 years and looking forward to com back.

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godalming
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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

Well so unexpected! The 94th aero squadron restaurant sits off Balboa Avenue and is an "Island|" of WW1 nostalgia. As a Brit' to see replica SE1A's and a Fokker Triplane in modern San Diego set in a mock French farmhouse environment required a "second take".....VERY UNEXPECTED. Putting aside the mock reality they have some very interesting black and white photographs... 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 - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 9:00 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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