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Magic Time Machine

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5003 Belt Line Rd., Addison, TX 75001
972.980.1903
Today
4:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri 4:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Sat 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Good for:
Families with children

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  • 40
    Excellent
  • 54
    Very good
  • 43
    Average
  • 36
    Poor
  • 25
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
It's for kids

Keep telling yourself, we are here for the kids...not the food...or us (the adults). Our kids (6 and 3) absolutely LOVED this restaurant. Minnie Mouse was our waitress and we saw Woody, Cinderella, Prince Charming, Aladdin and more stop by and signed autographs on the cards we were given when we... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed April 17, 2015
Samantha R
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Kansas City, Kansas
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  • Families with children
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Kansas City, Kansas
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

Keep telling yourself, we are here for the kids...not the food...or us (the adults). Our kids (6 and 3) absolutely LOVED this restaurant. Minnie Mouse was our waitress and we saw Woody, Cinderella, Prince Charming, Aladdin and more stop by and signed autographs on the cards we were given when we first walked in. It definitely needs updating, we sat... More 

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O'Fallon, Missouri
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

After reading reviews on here, I was nervous about going for my first visit. My inlaws have gone to the San Antonio location several times and recommended this place for my kids. The restaurant was old and grimey feeling, but that is part of it's charm. Prince Charming and Cinderella waited on us equally and were great! The Magician was... More 

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Plano, Texas
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25 reviews 25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

Took out 10 year old grandson here for his birthday. You HAVE to get the family pictures! We still laugh and laugh at them. Food was very good, service staff were cute. It's a great kid friendly venue.

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Dallas, Texas
Top Contributor
133 reviews 133 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

This place has been in the old Addison School since Addison School closed.in 1973. In the 70s it was a fun experience. It seems a bit tired now. The waiters were not really into their characters. The food is good ( can't say great ). A bit much to pay for considering the atmosphere is suppose to support the price.

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Draper, Utah
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5 reviews 5 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

I'm no stranger to 'theme' restaurants having kids and grandkids (Medieval Times was impressive) so it's not as if I expected a top-notch place, but this? Yuck. I was in town to visit family and someone thought this would be a fun place to take the kids. We were immediately slammed in the face with the smell of cigarettes, the... More 

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Pearland, Texas
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54 reviews 54 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015 via mobile

I took my 10 yr old to restaurant (last time for me was almost 20 years ago). Same interesting and VERY eclectic atmosphere with lots of nooks and crannies. Tiny little huts and rooms for tables and all kinds of crazy decor. All waiters are characters so the kids get an autograph book to collect sigs during dinner. They are... More 

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Norman, OK
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

I can honestly say this is the worst customer service that I have ever received at a restaurant and I will not ever come back!!

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11 reviews 11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

I can't believe this place is still in business. The food is pretty bad, and the place is so dirty! The last time I visited, was for a company holiday party. I couldn't believe how dirty they've allowed this restaurant to become. Hopefully, they've cleaned this place since then but I won't return to find out.

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Austin, Texas
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30 reviews 30 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

With the atmosphere of this place, you could serve us really bad food and we wouldn't notice. Instead, the food is good and the portions are HUGE. We had not overindulged at dinner but we found it impossible to finish the Cookies & Cream Sundae and the Bread Pudding we got for dessert. Although the bread pudding would have been... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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34 reviews 34 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

Visited recently for the birthday of my 7 year old niece. Has been a great restaurant for over 30 years. Servers dress up in characters--everything from magic tricks to singing. Facilities need updating but they are still pretty neat.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 5003 Belt Line Rd., Addison, TX 75001
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Addison
  • Phone Number: 972.980.1903

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 25 - 25
  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
4:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?