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Magic Castle

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Central L.A
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7001 Franklin Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90028
(323) 851-3313
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Dining options: Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations

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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Sunday Brunch - Great for Kids

We decided to stay at the Magic Castle Hotel so that we could get into the Magic Castle. The cost is $20 per person to get in the doors. We were there for 10am when the doors open. None of the shows started until 11:30am. The shows were not bad. We then proceeded for brunch at 12. $39.95 per... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 6, 2015
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St. John's, Newfoundland, Canada
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  • Romantic
  • Special occasions
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St. John's, Newfoundland, Canada
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12 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015 NEW

We decided to stay at the Magic Castle Hotel so that we could get into the Magic Castle. The cost is $20 per person to get in the doors. We were there for 10am when the doors open. None of the shows started until 11:30am. The shows were not bad. We then proceeded for brunch at 12. $39.95 per person... More 

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Newport Beach, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

Our first visit was in the 80s, and the food and service was OK. Over the years we have been back several times with varying experiences, but am very pleased to say that now is the best time to visit (if you can!). The food is superb, the staff is amazing, the bartenders are exceptional. There are members wandering everywhere,... More 

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Los angeles
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

Fun place, with excellent magicians to entertain you. The food is OK, but that's not the highlight. The Castle and the entertainment are the reason to get here.

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Ventura, CA
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23 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

My husband & I have been going to the Castle for over 15 years. It has off nights of magic but more often than not the magic is amazing. It's also the only place I die laughing due to the entertaining humor accompanying the magic. The magicians come from all over and change on an almost weekly basis. This night... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

Of course you don't go to the Magic Castle for the food... I mean , come on... you go for the experience , and this is indeed a once in a life time experience ! It took some connections to get tickets - luckily I used to be a magician... and I know a lot. So if you can get... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

The brunch has great food. Crab legs, ceviche, prime rib, what else do you want? Oh yeah, a large selection of salads and fruits, too. The magic shows were great for kids. Don't go in expecting it to be Las Vegas prime time magic. It's not. But, it's very cute and very entertaining for the whole family. We wound up... More 

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Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

From the moment you walk in you feel like your transported to a different time and different place. Magic shows constantly going on around the Castle and there are the main shows as well. The meal was superb! It was a true experience, one of the highlights of our trip. There is a formal dress code - jacket and tie... More 

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Orange County, CA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

A fantastic place to visit, a wonderful restaurant and (usually) very good magic to entertain. The night we were there (May 3) the main show was amusing but there was VERY LITTLE magic. The smaller showroom was entertaining but the magic was rather tame stuff. The Magic Castle prides itself on the first part of its name and should insist... More 

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Tucson, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

From appetizers to dessert to drinks, definitely worth the money! You would to know someone in the magic industry to get you in, since it's not open to the general public, but definitely worth the trip.

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

Magic Castle is a private club for magicians and friends. The secret to getting to go is to stay at the Magic Castle Hotel and they will arrange the reservation. For non-members it is a $30 per person charge just to get in (must know the magic word to open the bookcase) With your dinner you will receive tickets to... More 

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Additional Information about Magic Castle

Address: 7001 Franklin Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90028
Phone Number: (323) 851-3313
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Angeles>  > Central L.A
Average Prices: USD $25 to $100
Cuisine: American

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 7001 Franklin Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90028
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Angeles>  > Central L.A
  • Neighborhood: Central L.A
  • Phone Number: (323) 851-3313

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD $25 to $100
  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Special occasions

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