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94th Aero Squadron

#349 of 3,769 Restaurants in San Diego
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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8885 Balboa Ave, San Diego, CA 92123-1505 (Ponderosa)
+1 858-560-6771
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
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
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San Diego, California
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97 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

WARNING: Do NOT dine here for Christmas or any holiday. My mother was visiting from out of state to celebrate Thanksgiving with my husband & me. We decided to try the 94th for the first time on Thanksgiving Day. The best thing we had was the coffee. Edouardo was a great server. The buffet was cramped and poorly situated. The... More 

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Thank cetecea
San Diego, California
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39 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The buffet is wonderful, the beer cheese soup is great, as is the onion soup, only sad thing is, not enough of it, even if you order the bowl!

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Thank Angie A
San Diego, California
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9 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Sunday Brunch is fabulous. I always start o with the create your own pasta. The move toward the crab legs with hit butter. Get there early as it gets crowded!

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Thank Kenneth H
Temecula, California
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20 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The food is pretty good. The buffet area can be a bit cramped. Part of the restaurant is pretty cute and then one room is big and ugly with crappy chairs (our party was large) so that's where we were seated. They charged us for sprites for the kids (we didn't know they weren't included) and the waiter only refilled... More 

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Thank Julie A
San Diego, California
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70 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 31, 2016

We started with the french onion soup. Lot's of cheese, tasty broth and a few onions but it was ruined with their "leftover" cracked wheat bread that detracts from the dish itself. They serve this bread with every meal in a little loaf form. It's tasty and compliments the meal, but should not be used in the soup. I ordered... More 

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Thank Howard R
San Diego, California
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27 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 13, 2016 via mobile

Very good restaurant -excellent food and great wine -restaurant is in the middle of businesses so u won't expect finding such a relaxing atmosphere but u do -has great decor of reminiscent of WWII will be coming back.

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Thank TLzuniga
San Luis Obispo, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 2, 2016

Drove from Manhattan Beach especially for Lunch here at The 94th Aero Squadron. It is located across from a small airfield love the setting with the aircraft and outside dining area, Service was excellent and meal was worth the journey.

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Thank areyathere
Antioch, California
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50 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 23, 2016 via mobile

My wife ordered the steak kabob, I ordered the linguine with scallops and shrimp....the steak was not tender or very tasty, however the linguine was quite good. We ordered the butter lettuce salad with blue cheese and a very nice light dressing, it was very good as well. The issue was the service provided by our waiter; he forgot to... More 

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Thank Michael F
El Cajon, California
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53 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2016

94th Aero is full of rich history. The decor will make you feel like you've stepped into time, you will also hear actual WWI radio communication while visiting the restroom. Time memorabilia are displayed throughout the restaurant and even the back patio. Aside from history they offer an amazing Sunday brunch! Omelet station, carving station, fruits, salads, entrees, desserts and... More 

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Thank mynahbird1
San Diego, California
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13 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016 via mobile

Great dining option for a steak dinner or happy hour after work. Drink specials every weekday. One of the best Sunday champagne brunch locations in San Diego.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$16 - $60
Cuisine
American, Seafood
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Bar scene, Business meetings, Families with children, Large groups, Special occasions, Romantic
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
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8885 Balboa Ave, San Diego, CA 92123-1505
    (Ponderosa)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego
  • Phone Number: +1 858-560-6771
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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