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The Proud Bird Food Bazaar & Events Center

$$ - $$$American, ,
11022 Aviation Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90045-6105
+1 310-670-3093
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good46%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“salad” (11 reviews)
“burgers” (4 reviews)
“planes landing” (11 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
11022 Aviation Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90045-6105
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Glad to have re-discovered the Proud Bird after it's long closure. Best ever mushroom Pizza and very interesting selection of food nicely priced The place does need a dessert booth or ice cream parlor to make for a complete experience. I loved the very enthusiastic...More

Thank meherio
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stumbled across this place and what a gem it is. Heaps of static aircraft on display. I arrived late in the afternoon so the lunch menu had finished but it looked like there was a great variety to choose from. Heaps of different drink options,...More

1  Thank Anthony S
Proud B, Guest Relations Manager at The Proud Bird Food Bazaar & Events Center, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello Anthony, Thank you for taking the time to leave your feedback. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed the aircraft displays and the variety of beverages at The Mile High Club Bar & Lounge. We look forward to your next visit with us!...More

Reviewed 17 October 2017

Newly reopened. Waiters were great, attended to all request quickly. The food was delicious, seasoned well. Served buffet style, all you can eat. We were in the largest ballroom. Ample space for about two hundred people. I have attended and held events there many times....More

Thank irlene2015
Reviewed 13 October 2017

We hosted a large event at Proud Bird yesterday and thoroughly enjoyed the location, ambiance, and food. If you are an aviation enthusiast or just want a great place to watch airplanes with great food and drinks, this is the spot. The server taking care...More

Thank jbliv
Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

Took my kids here today for the first time and loved it. Burgers, pizza, beer, football on the TV's and Flightaware live feed on a big screen as well. It's basically av-geek nirvana. My kids loved the outdoor patio, static aircraft displays and watching airliners...More

Thank deepsix2
Reviewed 20 September 2017 via mobile

Fast food below lowest level. If you love burgers - go to in and out burger, or let say to wendys. altimes better!

1  Thank Haenschen1962
Reviewed 26 August 2017

Well, it was a lot less than we expected after all the hype and time waiting for a favorite place to reopen. No one talks to you or pays any attention to you even when you enter--what was all that about a boarding pass??? Had...More

1  Thank Nyuszka
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

Ok, it's not the luxury white table cloth service but there is now a variety of foods and a nice bar. Inside you can watch the planes landing at LAX while enjoying your meal. This is especially great for families with kids who love planes....More

Thank zapprint
Reviewed 11 August 2017

We stopped at the Proud Bird for lunch and some plane spotting. Food was decent, great salads, pizza for the little ones and good sandwiches. Full bar service at the Mile High Bar along with a nice selection of beers on tap. Great view of...More

1  Thank PapaChuck41914
Reviewed 20 July 2017

There is a positive: the remodeling is very cool. Well decorated with large windows to watch planes land at LAX. They have a lot of historical information throughout the dining area on the Tuskegee airmen. Very interesting and well done. But that's it folks. The...More

2  Thank berniek1949
Proud B, Guest Relations Manager at The Proud Bird Food Bazaar & Events Center, responded to this reviewResponded 26 July 2017

Hello Bernie, Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback. Although we are happy to hear that you enjoyed the remodel and aviation history, I would like to apologize for the disappointment in food items. The necessary steps will be taken as we...More

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29 October 2017|
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Response from deepsix2 | Reviewed this property |
I like Quick Park LAX, but there is likely a closer lot. The restaurant has plenty of parking for the day if that’s all you need.
23 March 2016|
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Response from RhonniH | Reviewed this property |
Not sure how far they are into the construction process. Probably need to contact the Proud Bird directly.
Audrey U
5 December 2015|
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Response from waller1234 | Reviewed this property |
YES!!! It is called the Jr Pilot menu. They have about 5 - 6 items on the menu. Because I wanted them to eat something better than chicken nuggets we ordered baked chicken with mashed potatoes. I think it came with... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 30
American, Bar, Pub
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Free Wifi, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Reservations, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
View, Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
11:30 pm - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
11:30 pm - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
11:30 pm - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
11:30 pm - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 pm - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11022 Aviation Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90045-6105 (Formerly Proud Bird Restaurant)
    (On the corner of 111th Street and Aviation Blvd.)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Angeles
  • Phone Number: +1 310-670-3093
  • E-mail
  • This restaurant is at Los Angeles Intl Airport (after security)
The Proud Bird Food Bazaar & Event Center is closed for renovation and will reopen in summer 2017.

Discover something new every time you visit.
Dedicated to showcasing the past, present and
future of aviation, The Proud Bird is a modern,
re-imagined food bazaar and events center
offering breathtaking panoramic views of the
runways at one of the busiest travel hubs in the
world: Los Angeles International Airport (LAX).

With a Food Bazaar inspired by the cultural
melting pot of Los Angeles, the Mile High Club
Bar & Lounge offering aviation-themed cocktails,
an outdoor Airplane Park, interactive aviation
exhibits, and unique private event spaces, The
Proud Bird experience soars above the rest.

2007), who founded Specialty Restaurants Corporation and developed a number of beloved destination restaurants across the United States.
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