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Magic Time Machine

$$$
Oak Park / Northwood
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902 NE Loop 410, San Antonio, TX 78209-1401
210-828-1470
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5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Sat 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Lunch, Reservations

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Visitor rating
  • 64
    Excellent
  • 41
    Very good
  • 43
    Average
  • 26
    Poor
  • 19
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Pretty Consistent Good Time

The trick to MTM is to know what you're ordering!!! There are ways to keep the costs down, have a good time, and get some good food. On our most recent visit for our 9 year olds birthday we had a party of 7 and a tab of $107....not bad considering it included 5 drinks, tax, and the tip!!! The... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 25, 2015
Kacey W
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Boerne, Texas
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Large groups
  • Special occasions
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Boerne, Texas
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16 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

The trick to MTM is to know what you're ordering!!! There are ways to keep the costs down, have a good time, and get some good food. On our most recent visit for our 9 year olds birthday we had a party of 7 and a tab of $107....not bad considering it included 5 drinks, tax, and the tip!!! The... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

It was a great experience for my 6 & 8 year old children, but when it came to food I really didn't like jokes, made me worry. My husband and I both ordered steak, medium well....mine was bleeding everywhere, but because of the enormous wait I decided to trade with my husband. Expensive... There are some funny characters, but it... More 

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

I came here about 45 years ago when I lived in Houston with my wife and another couple. I think the bar was a disco back then. We had a great time. Now I live in New Mexico. My new wife and I planned a trip to San Antonio, and I told her about the Magic Time Machine. We checked... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

Great food and great time. Princess Anna was our waitress and she was delightful and playful. Well worth the visit with my family. Exceeded our expectations.

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Iowa
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

I didn't know exactly how my family of four, husband, 16 yo daughter & 10 yo daughter would take to this quirky place...but to my amazement they said it was one of the highlights of our week long texas vacation! We were greeted, by the friendly hostesses, and seated in "Rome" our waiter "lord elron" came to our table. What... More 

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Pflugerville, Texas
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

Let me first start by saying that my husband and I had both been to the Magic Time Machine when it was still in Austin, TX at different times -when we were much younger and both of us remember it being a lot of fun. We were in San Antonio this past week on vacation with our son and thought... More 

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South Bend, Indiana
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

I love this place, we went for a birthday celebrations and we had an amazing time there, the food was good and is for all ages, magic potions are a plus and magical for little children! Had a chance to see Lady Gaga, Nacho Libre, characters from Disney, videogames and singers!! Love it

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Corinth, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

You come to the Magic Time Machine for the experience but not so much for the food. Now, the food is not bad but it is not a fine dining restaurant although the prices make you think it should be. Rather, you are paying for the entertainment that is all around you by not only your own waiter or waitress... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

After a long road trip from Baton Rouge to San Antonio, this place took away our exhaustion. We went with 2 other families, all with 4 kids below 6 in tow. Fun fun night. We had ninja as our server but Peter Pan and Pocahontas hopped in. I love that each table is separated like you get your own privacy... More 

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Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

We had a great time at The Magic Time Machine. Captain Jack Sparrow was our waiter - 2nd time we've had him. There was an hour wait but that was because we requested his table - and it was a Sunday night. I ordered the Eve's Cut Prime Rib and was told they were gone....but I marched Jack Sparrow to... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 902 NE Loop 410, San Antonio, TX 78209-1401
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  San Antonio>  > Oak Park / Northwood
  • Neighborhood: Oak Park / Northwood
  • Phone Number: 210-828-1470

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 21 - 30
  • Cuisine: American, Steakhouse, Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Special occasions
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
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?