Quicksand Escape Games
Quicksand Escape Games
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10:30 AM - 10:45 PM
Monday
10:30 AM - 10:45 PM
Wednesday
10:30 AM - 10:45 PM
Thursday
10:30 AM - 10:45 PM
Friday
10:30 AM - 10:45 PM
Saturday
10:30 AM - 9:15 PM
Sunday
10:30 AM - 9:15 PM
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Quicksand Escape Games are live escape games in which you are locked in a room and have 60 minutes to solve puzzles, find keys, and escape the room! Quicksand Escape Games specializes in clever and challenging puzzles. Our themes are fun and exciting. Escape the 1920s Speakeasy. Rob the 1950s Diner. Bust 1970s Chinatown. Our rooms are built to accommodate groups both large and small. Our convenient location in Pacific Beach is surrounded by great places to grab a drink or a bite to eat before or after you play. Whether you're a local or just visiting, our games are an unforgettable experience!
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Brenda S
1 contribution
Nov 2022 • Couples
Escaped with 19 seconds to spare! We did Family Cabin and loved all the details of 90s nostalgia in the cabin set up. The puzzles and storyline were super fun. Great way to spend time with a small group. We’ll definitely be back to try the other rooms!
Written December 10, 2022
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Dylan N
1 contribution
Sep 2021
Our family of 5 (kids 8, 10, 12) loves escape rooms. Diner and Chinatown here were some of our all time favorites. Clever puzzles, fun themes and decor. Some really unique implementations to a few of the puzzles that were unexpected and put a smile on everybody's face. We did Chinatown the first time and then brought my brother and sister in law with us for their first escape room experience with Chinatown. We have done shinier, more technological rooms, but these are just really fun, well balanced, really well planned rooms. Looking forward to trying their other two rooms.
Written August 7, 2022
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Zemirah L
San Diego, CA13 contributions
Apr 2022
We had a great first visit! Our group of 4 (Ages 43 to 13) had 2 Escape Room experienced players and 2 newbies and we all had a blast with The Diner. We didn't quite make the escape, it was very challenging and we were so SO close, but even with the near miss, we had a fantastic time. Our game master walked us through the rest of the puzzle before we left and was so nice. I could see we probably would have needed an extra 10 minutes to finish up even after the 3 bonus minutes he gave us once our timer ran out!

Parking there can be a challenge so give yourself some time to get a decent spot. There are lockers there to stow your gear. They even have a cute little sign that has a We Escaped notice on one side and We (almost) escaped! on the other. They'll offer to take your photo with it for that cool little keepsake memento as there are no cameras allowed inside the escape rooms.

We will definitely be coming back for our next great adventure and now that we all know what to expect will be bringing our A game with us! Thanks guys!
Written April 5, 2022
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howart01
Fremont, NE37 contributions
Jul 2021 • Friends
We did ‘The Diner’ as a foursome. Quite a challenge! Some great puzzles and some great surprises as well. This was only my 5th escape room, but this was by far the best I’ve experienced. I agree with a previous reviewer - this is best done with at least four people. Can’t imagine doing this with only two people.

Staff was VERY friendly and helpful. Highly recommend!
Written July 27, 2021
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Kristine W
Las Vegas, NV17 contributions
May 2021
We did the Diner with just two of us. We are experienced escape room fans and this was one of our favorites. First of all, Jacob our game master was great. We felt welcomed, he was attentive, helped us out when we asked— even walked us through some of the things we missed when we didn’t get out. I’m usually so disappointed when we don’t get out (this was failure 8 out of 44 rooms) but this room is so fun that I was still happy we did it. That is rare for me. Usually I’m irritated! Lol! There is really so much to do for 2 people that it is tough. I recommend more. There are some really fun clues that fit the diner theme- the props are creative. This was our favorite room of the 3 we did in San Diego so far. I hope we make it back soon to do another one at quicksand. This place is great!
Written May 16, 2021
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kazoom17
San Diego, CA1 contribution
May 2020 • Family
Fun and challenging! Clever puzzles, music and cool props. Our teenage kids had fun and we were able to solve almost all the puzzles :)
Written April 3, 2021
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ashhtai
El Dorado Hills, CA1 contribution
Sep 2020 • Family
My family and I have done a handful of escape rooms, but this place was definitely one of our top experiences. The attention to detail in The Diner room was immaculate and the storyline was great. Even with COVID, we felt extremely safe at all times. Parking was super easy to find and the staff was so friendly. Highly recommend this place- we’ll definitely be making another visit!
Written November 12, 2020
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Rebekah V
1 contribution
Dec 2019 • Friends
This was my 10th escape room and I loved it! Very clean, and the clues made a lot of sense—we did the Diner and the room and story was so cute. Anyway, 10/10 loved it v cool vibes. Greg was our game host and he was chill and passionate.
Written October 26, 2020
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YesLed
2 contributions
Sep 2020 • Family
My little sister (age 12) wanted to do a escape room. I found Quicksand Escape Games based on it's distance and google rating. I like that the place offered multiple escape games. We had fun!
Written October 26, 2020
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blyang
1 contribution
Sep 2020
The escape is very challenging and really makes you think to find the clues. I would recommend anyone who wants a challenge to try to escape.
Written October 15, 2020
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Quicksand Escape Games is open:
  • Mon - Mon 10:30 AM - 10:45 PM
  • Wed - Fri 10:30 AM - 10:45 PM
  • Sat - Sun 10:30 AM - 9:15 PM