Located on the East Side of Columbus near the Columbus Airport, the 94th Aero Squadron is a military-themed classic American restaurant that is a central Ohio tradition. The restaurant has hosted the Rick Brunetto Big Band every Thursday night since 1989 – read more on the band’s history at the venue here. Their Thursday night dances pair classic cuisine with one of the area’s finest big bands and is a legendary option for Columbus live jazz entertainment.
“The 94th Aero Squadron is located between the runways of the Port Columbus Airport and offers a dramatic view of the arriving and departing air traffic. The old country 1917 French Farmhouse is full of military memorabilia and aviation relics depicting the times of the WWI and WWII era. The interior of the restaurant is cozy and romantic with huge stone fireplaces, wood paneling, and beamed ceilings.
The themed restaurant has been a tradition in central Ohio for nearly 30 years. Enjoy an award-winning dining experience featuring the best in prime rib, steaks, fresh seafood, pasta and chicken specialties.
The 94th Aero Squadron was the most famous unit of early American air power. Its unit featured the Columbus native Eddie Rickenbacker who flew combat over the skies of France during the ‘Great War.’ Eddie was an inspiration to the WWII aviators who flew such famed aircraft as the P-47 Thunderbolt and the P-51 Mustang. It is to these brave and courageous heroes we dedicate our restaurant.”