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The Magic Castle

7001 Franklin Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90028 (Central L.A)
323-851-3313
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Ranked #23 of 391 Attractions in Los Angeles
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Dinner Theaters
Useful Information: Stairs / elevator, Bathroom facilities
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San Clemente, California
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14 reviews 14 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Was celebrating a friends 60th Birthday was fortunate not to be paying the bill! Food was good it is a historic place in LA need members invite to attend! If you like magic a must if you can find someone to sponsor you!

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Los Angeles, California
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23 reviews 23 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

The Magic Castle is an exciting and magical experience for the entire family. The dinner was scrumptious, the magic shows were absolutely mind blowing! The first show in which you are given tickets to enter are the most exciting ones to attend - the others are great too. The entire night was absolutely fantastic and entertaining - I have absolutely... More

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Birmingham. UK
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22 reviews 22 reviews
6 attraction reviews
119 helpful votes 119 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014 via mobile

We visited since we were guests at the wonderful Magic Castle Hotel and we love magic. It is a bit of an anachronistic club with a kind of Victorian feel I suppose that is the golden age of magic and general spookery. We went for the brunch which was pricey at $40 but a pretty good buffet with some excellent... More

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Zurich, Switzerland
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136 reviews 136 reviews
108 attraction reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

I always love coming to the castle. They really go all out to give you the full experience. Food is great. Shows are great. Wandering and exploring the castle feels like you really are lost in magic.

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Monrovia, California
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181 reviews 181 reviews
43 attraction reviews
119 helpful votes 119 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

There are a few ways to visit the Magic Castle. Know a corporate sponsor, and snag an invite. Or "friend" a magician. You can't just walk up and have the entrance doors magically open. That adds to the cachet. Everyone there is there as a guest of someone. Everyone obeys the dress code, which is jacket and tie for men,... More

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Santa Ynez, California
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

I have been to the Magic Castle twice over the past 30 years (spoiler alert... it has not changed!). The first time I visited, it was with family and I recall that we had a great time. This time, I took several employees to the Magic Castle while we were in LA on business, and we had a blast! The... More

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Bristol, England, United Kingdom
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29 reviews 29 reviews
6 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

We were greeted with smiles and glasses of lemonade as we arrived. Nick (concierge) couldn't have been more friendly or helpful, explaining the hotel and amenities. Gave us a map and recommended places for us out-of-towners. Free snacks, 24hr warm pool, great suite, free laundry, breakfast incl. already planning a return trip!

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los angeles
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37 reviews 37 reviews
17 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Should be considered more of a destination than a bar. It really is an awesome place. Go here at least once, if not once a year.

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Los Angeles, CA
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26 reviews 26 reviews
10 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

This is an experience you don't want to miss if "invited". Not just anyone can walk in to the Castle and see the show, have the dinner, be impressed. Make sure and visit the "close up room". Tip well. And dress up! Half the fun in this uber-casual city.

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Perth, Australia
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

We visited the Magic Castle for their Sunday Brunch as we were travelling with our two year old and that was the only time he was allowed in. The whole place had that Harry Potter feel to it...the brunch buffet was delicious and the shows were brilliant. Without a doubt this is the best attraction Hollywood has to offer.

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