About 94th Aero Squadron - Van Nuys

Tucked away next to the Van Nuys Airport, 94th Aero Squadron is a quiet retreat and a salute to classic Americana in the heart of bustling Southern California. A charming French chateau complete with ivy covered walls, stone paths, plush gardens and a dark but warm, inviting interior adorned with relics, 94th Aero Squadron is a unique, memorable experience for locals and visitors alike.

94th Aero Squadron dishes out classic all American fare. Our menu consists of simply prepared yet flavorful items like our slow-roasted Prime Rib, delectable New York Strip Steak Sandwich, refreshing Shrimp Scampi and an extensive menu for the kids.

Please contact the restaurant for reservations over 20 guests. We will do our best to accommodate your reservation

16320 Raymer Ave
Van Nuys, CA 91406
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Dining Style:
Casual Dining

Cuisines:
American, Seafood, Steak

Hours of Operation:
Lunch:
Mon - Thur: 11am - 4pm
Fri & Sat: 11am - 4pm

Dinner:
Mon - Thur: 4pm - 9pm
Fri & Sat: 4pm - 10pm
Sun: 4pm - 9pm

Brunch:
Sun: 9:00am - 3pm

Cross Street:
Woodley and Roscoe

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(818) 994-7437

Website:
http://www.94thvannuys.com/

Entertainment:
Live entertainment every Friday evening from 6:00pm - 9:00pm.

Catering:
94th Aero Squadron is proud to partner with SRC Event Group, one of southern California’s leading event production companies. SRC Event Group specializes in custom catering menus, detailed coordination and innovative design services for off-site corporate and social events. Please contact events@srcmail.com for more details.

Parking Details:
94th Aero Squadron has a parking lot available for guests.

Private Party Contact:
Please Contact one of our Event Specialists: (877) 247-2311

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Entertainment, Fireplace, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Special Events & Promotions:
Hunker down in a beautiful French countryside chateau in the middle of Van Nuys. Neighboring the airport, 94th Aero Squadron is a hidden gem with remarkable views, plush landscaping, one-of-a-kind venues, easy access to local businesses, ample parking with valet and an experienced staff waiting to make your celebration memorable.

Whether you’re celebrating a life milestone or planning a business event, we welcome you to 94th Aero Squadron. Our special events team is dedicated to making your next corporate event, wedding reception, social gathering, themed celebration or private party memorable. Let our expert event team design, coordinate and execute your occasion flawlessly.

Please contact 94thaerosquadroncatering@srcmail.com to book your event. We look forward to sharing in your celebration!

Specials

Thanksgiving Dinner Special Menus & Offers

Thursday, November 23, 2017

Christmas Day Special Menus & Offers

Monday, December 25, 2017

Specials

Thanksgiving Dinner Special Menus & Offers

Thursday, November 23, 2017

Details

Enjoy our Thanksgiving Champagne Buffet featuring roasted turkey, seasonal sides, Bloody Mary bar, a photographer & more available 10:30am-5pm! Adults:$52.95 Kids:$24.95

*Advance deposit required. A la carte menu will not be available. Reservation cancellations must be made 48 hours in advance

Christmas Day Special Menus & Offers

Monday, December 25, 2017

Details

Join Us for Our Christmas Day Champagne Buffet! *Advance deposit required. A la carte menu will not be available. Reservation cancellations must be made 48 hours in advance.

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94th Aero Squadron - Van Nuys Ratings and Reviews

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4.1

service

4.1

ambience

4.3

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3.7

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Moderate

82% would recommend it to a friend

Scenic View (22)
Good for Birthdays (18)
Special Occasion (16)
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Great for Brunch (16)
Good for Anniversaries (15)
Kid-friendly (14)
Good for Groups (14)
Great for Outdoor Dining (14)
Fun (13)
Great for Lunch (11)
Neighborhood Gem (11)
Good for a Date (10)
Sunday Lunch (10)
Authentic (9)
Casual (9)
Cozy (8)
Romantic (7)
Business Meals (6)
Happy Hour (6)
Worth the Drive (6)
Bar Seating (5)
Fit for Foodies (4)
Handcrafted Cocktails (4)
Quiet Conversation (4)
Comfort Food (4)
Healthy (3)
Live Music (3)
Pre/post Theatre (3)
Good Vegetarian Options (3)
Afternoon Tea (2)
Creative Cuisine (2)
Disabled Access (2)
People Watching (2)
Paleo Friendly (1)
Quick Bite (1)
Seasonal (1)
Tasting Menu (1)
Vegan (1)
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined 6 days ago

Great ambience, delicious food, fab service! Recommended place to dine!

Tags: Great for Brunch, Neighborhood Gem, Quiet Conversation, Good for Anniversaries, Scenic View, Special Occasion, Fun, Sunday Lunch, Romantic, Great for Lunch, Authentic, Afternoon Tea
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined 6 days ago

This is a hidden gem in Van Nuys. Taking you back in time to world war era in a old castle setting.. Traditional American cuisine matched with views of the private airport runway

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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on November 13, 2017

Ordered prime rib. It was very dry and over cooked. the rest of the meal was okay.

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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on November 12, 2017

Expensive, not worth the costs. Food not at all exceptional.

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·Dined on November 5, 2017

It was our first time and nobody helped us. But I enjoyed it with my little toddler even though we only ate apple and water melon and they charged us 64 bucks. I think it's too pricey for brunch. I wasn't aware. Nobody even seated us. Just the front lady told us to sit wherever we like. But the place and ambiance is great.

Tags: Good for a Date
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·Dined on November 5, 2017

My husband is a WWII Veteran and had worked for a major airline for over 42 years so the décor, inside and out, is nostalgic and fantastic. Nicole and her team were the best including the drinks from the bar. And with the energy of being right next to Van Nuys Airport, the occasional smell of jet fuel is perfect, plus the take-off and landings of private aircraft is so fun. I've also attended several of your Dinner and Movie evenings and enjoy them very much.

Tags: Special Occasion, Sunday Lunch, Fun, Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries, Neighborhood Gem, Authentic, Great for Outdoor Dining
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on November 3, 2017

Excellent food and outstanding service from our waitress.

Tags: Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on October 29, 2017

The food was over priced for the quality. Our server was lost.

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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on October 28, 2017

What a treasure this place is! It shouldn't be a "best kept secret" but should be on more LA dining lists for its unique history and ambience.

Tags: Casual, Romantic, Fun, Special Occasion, Authentic, Scenic View
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on October 22, 2017

94th Aero Squadron is very dated, old, and tired. The Sunday brunch was very good, with a wide selection, a carver, and omelette/pasta station, with fabulous desserts. For this, I would recommend the restaurant. The dining areas, however, are in dire need of renovating and upgrading. The entrance presents well with the ivy and cannons and plane; but it needs more vintage memorabilia and ambience too.

Tags: Scenic View, Fun, Sunday Lunch, Great for Outdoor Dining, Good for Birthdays, Bar Seating
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on October 22, 2017

94th Aero Squadron is always a fun place with great food. We took our 11 year old grandson for brunch and he really loved looking at the planes , runway and of course the chocolate fountain!! We will return soon.

Tags: Great for Brunch, Fun, Good for Groups, Good for Anniversaries, Scenic View, Fit for Foodies, Good for Birthdays
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·Dined on October 22, 2017

Waiter was amazing wish they could have did the happy birthday song

Tags: Special Occasion, Great for Brunch, Good for Birthdays, Great for Outdoor Dining
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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on October 20, 2017

Haven't been to the Aero Squadron in many years and probably don't need to go back for many more. Seating was pleasant enough inside, but my guest insisted on eating outside, next to the runways of the Van Nuys Airport. Watching the planes take off and land was interesting enough, but the engine noise drowned out any and all conversation. Even more irritating was wine service. Keep it simple was my thought. So a bottle of Kendall Jackson Chardonnay was ordered. Shortly there after we were advised it was warm so a bottle had been put into the freezer. Um, no thanks we said. How about this bottle of pinot noir? Shortly thereafter we were advised it was not in stock, but another Pinot Noir was offered. We drank it and it was perfectly satisfactory, except it was $10 more than the original bottle ordered. And we didn't find this out until the bill arrived. It would have been good to have been told this at the time the wine was proffered. So even though the fish and chips and turkey sandwhich were good enough, there's no reason for me to return to the Aero Squadron any time soon.

Tags: Casual
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on October 14, 2017

The chicken pot pie is a must try. Sit out on the patio so You can watch the jets taking off and landing from the Van Nuys Airport.

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·Dined on October 11, 2017

If you like aviation, this is the best place to sit, watch and eat/drink I have been to. I'll be back!

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Great for Brunch, Good for Groups, Good for Birthdays, Comfort Food, Handcrafted Cocktails, Happy Hour, Kid-friendly, Cozy
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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on October 9, 2017

Landmark restaurant.. Nice view over the airfield

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·Dined on October 8, 2017

Business meeting and Sunday Brunch. My clients were impress and a wide array of food. Thanks 94th!

Tags: Good for Groups, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on October 8, 2017

My husband and I went for a date night out and came here to have dinner. Overall everything were great. The food, cocktail drinks and of course our server Vanessa. Can't complain and we'll definitely come back and even refer the place to our family and friends.

Tags: Cozy, Good for a Date
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on October 7, 2017

My boyfriend is a WWII buff and loves planes! This was the perfect surprise date setting, and such a fun change of pace. The food was wonderful and filled with classics dishes. We had the shrimp and crab Louis and fish and now chips and loved both!

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining, Scenic View, Worth the Drive, Good for a Date
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on September 25, 2017

This unique restaurant has been open for decades. Great atmosphere and a fun location right on the runway of the Van Nuys airport.

Attentive and professional service combined with excellent food made for another fun dining experience. We were even given some lettuce to feed to the ducks right outside of the restaurant. Background music is in sinc with the era on which the restaurant is based.

Definitely coming back again.

Tags: Authentic
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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on September 23, 2017

My salad was not good (which is difficult to do) but the kids love watching the planes go by so I would recommend this place to families with small children.

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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on September 23, 2017

food was ok, service ok. Just not a great expeerience

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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on September 23, 2017

Restroom was disgusting and toilet wouldn't flush. Also I told the hostess and our server that it was a celebration for my mother's 93rd birthday and they did nothing. Had to order desert to get her a 'birthday desert'. No other servers came over to make it special for her. I was very disappointed.

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Afternoon Tea, Casual
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 (Orange County)·Dined on September 19, 2017

Outstanding food and service by customer centric staff!! What a great place!! I will be back!!

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·Dined on September 17, 2017

Wonderful first experience. Will definitely visit again.

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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on September 17, 2017

We enjoyed our brunch here on Sunday. Food was good and there's a lot of it, so I didn't get a chance to try it all. They have a Mexican food station with menudo, cheese enchies, beef for tacos and different salsas. The carving station offered beef, ham, and turkey. There was mashed potatoes but no gravy, so I left the turkey alone. Get some good gravy, guys! Salads, hot dishes, chicken , veggies and other items rounded out the buffet. An egg station offered any dish made to order (bennies were only so-so), and a make your own slider bar. The mini patties looked hard and dry as did the buns. All in all, for $39.95 with champagne, it's a deal. Free parking and interesting decor, too.

Tags: Great for Brunch
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on September 17, 2017

I called to make a reservation and plans for the birthday gal. There was a communication error and not sure how it occurred but another friend found that out (luckily prior to the birthday brunch) and I called back and spoke with Shawna. First, let’s start with the fact that Shawna could not have been more lovely, eager to accommodate and doing whatever she could to remedy the situation!! She asked if I could call her Manager Kelly as she would connect with Kelly and then see if Kelly could work some magic regarding the glitch. When I spoke to Kelly, not only was she just as fabulous as Shawna, she did know of the situation. To add to the course of great communication…Shawna came into her office and they spoke again about it with me on the phone so that it would be feasible to have the great birthday brunch experience that I was looking forward to as a beautiful birthday gathering for our friend. Once Kelly confirmed everything she and Shawna conveyed that they were not working that Sunday but the notes would be in the computer. I called that morning and spoke with Alvino and sure enough he had all the info right there. When I arrived early (prior to the birthday girl and guests) I was reassured by Leslie and Irene. They also made sure I met our great server Sean who made all feel welcome, explained how to navigate all food stations, brought out a dessert/candle for the birthday girl and made certain no check was to come to the table.
It's one thing to make plans and glitches can/do occur…however; it’s another when there’s a most expeditious recovery along with above & beyond service as well as being so thoughtful and accommodating. Not-too-mention the great atmosphere of this historic restaurant, the beautiful/delicious brunch buffet. The attentive service by Sean and up @ front Alvino, Irene and Leslie. It’s not often that you find a team that is so compassionate, helpful, caring, professional, accommodating and all under one roof. 😊
Lisa

Tags: Good for Groups, Fit for Foodies, Great for Brunch, Neighborhood Gem, Kid-friendly, Special Occasion
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·Dined on September 17, 2017

Always liked this place, mainly for brunch, and occasionally for lunch or dinner. Service is outstanding and rest of staff attentive. And nobody makes you feel rushed for another seating.

Our guy Rob was great (will ask for his station next time). Irene, Roxanne were great as host(ess). Chef Jesus took time to say hello. And must acknowledge Ediberto (omelet bar) and Eliseo and Olga at the carving station.

Glad we were almost leaving as 2 tables away a group of 6 had too many mimosas and made sure the rest of the restaurant could hear them. But let's say they were having a great time!

Will be back soon!

Tags: Great for Brunch, Good for Birthdays, People Watching, Kid-friendly, Scenic View, Good for Groups, Special Occasion, Neighborhood Gem, Good for a Date, Casual, Sunday Lunch, Great for Outdoor Dining
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 (Miami)·Dined on September 10, 2017

We went here for the first time this last Sunday for their brunch. We had a nice table with a view of the landing field. The service was adequate but lagged at some points. We enjoyed the bottomless mimosas. The best items on the menu were the eggs benedict, the osso bucco, the waffles, mac and cheese, taco bar. The crab legs were so so and a bit disappointing. Enjoyable dessert selections including bananas foster over ice cream. Overall I'd give the whole experience a solid B grade. Nothing great, but all around good. Very unique environment; perfect for an aviation buff.

Tags: Good for Groups, Fun, Casual, Kid-friendly, Scenic View, Great for Brunch
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on September 10, 2017

The patio seating is gorgeous during the evening and the lights fill the air. Nothing quiet compares to eating a perfectly tender steak and watching airplanes land merely yards away.

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·Dined on September 10, 2017

Never had a bad meal or service there . They have been around a long time for a reason !

Tags: Quick Bite, Pre/post Theatre, Neighborhood Gem, Kid-friendly, Seasonal
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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on September 3, 2017

The place has an unusual ambiance which is like a French house during the war with military parafernalia. The Sunday brunch is spread out through the entire place. Food is mediocre quality. There are better brunches for $39.95. The service was mon existent. .. even after we mentioned that to management.

It's right along side of the airport so it is possible to watch small planes take off and land.

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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on September 3, 2017

This is the second time we have been there, the first the Steak that was ordered was tough, this time my daughter and I ordered the Chicken Pot pie, well the crust was raw. So I don't think we will go back food is spotty at best.

Tags: Scenic View
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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on September 2, 2017

Really disappointing. My shrimp and crab Louis came with only 2 pieces of shrimp and no crab. I was able to get the waiter to bring the crab, but overall I'm not in a hurry to come back.

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·Dined on August 27, 2017

The service was beyond fantastic! The food for the buffet was excellent which for most restaurants is not! Hand carved prime rib. Omelette bar fresh eggs bendingadequate to order crab sushi fruit I could go on and on but everyrhing was excellent. Whoever took over as manager and whipped this place in shape deserves a big raise haha. We will defiantly be back!

Tags: Authentic, Neighborhood Gem, Fun, Good for Groups, Great for Brunch, Good for Birthdays, Creative Cuisine, Comfort Food, Good for Anniversaries, Scenic View, Worth the Drive, Great for Outdoor Dining
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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on August 25, 2017

Go there frequently when in neighborhood.
Love sitting be window and looking at planes!

Tags: Fun, Great for Lunch
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·Dined on August 24, 2017

Great venue, food, and service. Will definitely recommend to family and friends.

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Good for a Date, Kid-friendly, Special Occasion, Scenic View, Sunday Lunch, Great for Brunch, Disabled Access, Worth the Drive, Romantic, Good for Groups, Great for Lunch, Good for Birthdays, Paleo Friendly, Good for Anniversaries, Handcrafted Cocktails, Great for Outdoor Dining, Healthy, Bar Seating, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on August 20, 2017

Went for "Dinner and a Movie" night. Beautiful night on the patio. Chose the prime rib. Wow! Salad and sides very good also. Nice staff. Minor AV problem quickly overcome. Fun night for sure. Will return.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Great for Outdoor Dining, Great for Brunch, Live Music
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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on August 20, 2017

Well, It had been many years since I had been here, but after this experience, I won't be back any time soon, sat outside, felt neglected, waitress was too busy with her inside tables, and the kitchen couldn't cook a steak, when is medium rare delivered as raw, and on the second attempt, it was almost well done......sad for a place that markets itself as upscale

Tags: Scenic View
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on August 17, 2017

Our family has dined with 94th. Aero Squadron for more than 40 years and never been disappointed, until the cooked lunches disappeared from the daytime menu. Why?
To save a few dollars on lunchtime meals?

All of a sudden our good friend, Manager JACK has been relocated to
Thousand Oaks(?? our Server guessed when asked-----so let us know where Jack is now.
We'll follow him to his new location.

I've met new G.M. Paige(?) only once, but I think he turned lunch into an exclusive Sandwich place and eliminated cooked lunches so now we only attend on evenings when we can still order cooked meals. Please bring back the tasty Lunches, Mr. Paige. Lee Grant, Esq.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Good Vegetarian Options, Pre/post Theatre, Cozy, Bar Seating, Disabled Access, Good for Anniversaries, Kid-friendly, Healthy
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