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Magic Time Machine

902 NE Loop 410, San Antonio, TX 78209-1401 (Oak Park / Northwood)
210-828-1470
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Ranked #505 of 4,120 Restaurants in San Antonio
Price range: $21 - $30
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
Neighborhood: Oak Park / Northwood
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Good for: Families with children, Large groups
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Lake Forest, California
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39 reviews 39 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014 NEW

Captain Jack Sparrow was our waiter & he was pleasant, charming, informative and witty no matter what was said or asked of him. My best friend's entire family enjoyed the evening along with the bday girl's friends & her boyfriend. I'm looking forward to all of us coming back during the summer when my husband & daughter can enjoy this... More

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Manitowoc
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74 reviews 74 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

The whole place is kinda dingy and looks like they went to garage sales and said "I'll take it all and stick it on the wall". The staff was mostly fun and cool but some of the ladies who play Disney characters sound like their from Brooklyn. Captain Jack and Ace Ventura were funny. Good family fun but weird menu.

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San Antonio, Texas
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108 reviews 108 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014 via mobile

To summarize... Great service, average food, a bit pricey, worn and tired environment. Great, unique, fun atmosphere. A safe haven for a group of teenagers on Prom night or large birthday celebration. Food is average which is disappointing since it was one of the great destination restaurants in the 1970's and 1980's. When Mr. and Mrs. Hasslocher (the founders) were... More

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San Antonio, Texas
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185 reviews 185 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

This is a great place to go for a kids special occasion, fun costumed waitstaff stay in character, bring silly named bubbling drinks that make them laugh and have about a million ways to sing happy birthday! It's been around for a long long long time, it has fun themed booths you can sit in and a vintage car that... More

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San Antonio, Texas
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Our 33 yr old daughter, her husband and 4 yr old son and the two of us had a great time. The food was good, the service was super and everyone enjoyed the restaurant, especially our 4 yr old Grandson.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014 via mobile

Besides the waitress walking around in characters,the salad bar in a car and your table most likely being in a time machine capsule, this place is creepy, dark and gloomy. Then came the food. We ordered spinach artichoke dip as an appetizer and weve never had worse. Food presentation is nice but taste is not. Food is also very pricey... More

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Coahoma, Texas
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28 reviews 28 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

We arrived here after having eaten at the one in Dallas, when I was a kid. We walked through the restaurant, and the place was very ditry and delapidated, the booths smelled of various odors, and were seated at a tiny, poorly situated booth facing a dark wall. The placwment was cramped and almost luke a small pit decorated in... More

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Houston, Texas
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

I grew up visiting The Magic Time Machine and was hoping the experience would be as fun for my family years later. We were not disappointed! My kids loved their bubbling magic potion drinks. The salad bar in a car was a hit, too! We were served by Ace Ventura and Tinkerbell. The magic potion for washing hands at the... More

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Dover, Ohio
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28 reviews 28 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

We loved the magictime machine. The servers were in character the entire time and the meal was good with generous portions!

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San Antonio, Texas
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38 reviews 38 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

The Magic Time Machine is a fun place to go for an informal dinner, especially if children are involved. The wait staff dresses in-character (movie and cartoon characters) and provides an entertaining atmosphere that's fun for all but particularly for kids. Most of the food is pretty average casual fare although the Prime Rib is usually pretty good. The soup... More

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Additional Information about Magic Time Machine

Address: 902 NE Loop 410, San Antonio, TX 78209-1401
Phone Number: 210-828-1470
Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  San Antonio>  > Oak Park / Northwood
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
Average Prices: USD 21 - 30
Cuisine: American, Seafood, Steakhouse

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