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Magic Time Machine

$$ - $$$
Oak Park / Northwood
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902 NE Loop 410, San Antonio, TX 78209-1401
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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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
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Orlando, Florida
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I met up with a Facebook friend who loves this restaurant. I just had to check it out myself while on vacation. Our server was "Star Lord" from "Guardians of the Galaxy", and he was a riot. My friend, Star Lord, and I bantered back and forth. The food was fine, but honestly, I don't remember the taste too well;... More 

Thank Azalea542
San Antonio, Texas
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a reservation for 15 people and had so much fun. Staff was very entertaining and incredibly capable. Food is pricy but it is to be expected, but also tasted amazing. The table got everything from ribeye to prime rib to the pork loin and the 'roman orgy' featuring meats, sides and fruits. Make sure you get the bubbly... More 

Thank Chelsea P
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went there bc we heard the staff dresses up n stay in character, which they did! There was so many characters from Power Rangers to Deadpool, Poison Ivy n more. Their food was great. But what really tips off the hat is the great entertainment on how all the staff stay in character. Can't wait to come back again!

Thank Nina H
Guadalajara, Mexico
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 17, 2016

Food is average, entertainment is guarateed. Super family friendly with tons of silly decoration in there

Thank PatyNunez
Austin, TX
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47 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 24, 2016 via mobile

Each section has a different character (waiter) and they encourage you to go around getting autographs. The kids had a blast with Nacho Libre and Lady Gaga as our waiters.

Thank wildblu3
Austin, Texas
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92 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 16, 2016

I've been coming to this place for years (back when there was one in Austin) and now take my kids to the one in San Antonio for special occassions. The food isn't the greatest, but the experience is so fun. We went last night and had Thor and Buddy the Elf... they were awesome!!! So in character! Buddy's "tour" to... More 

Thank Rachel M
El Paso, Texas
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34 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 13, 2016 via mobile

Magic Time Machine is definitely a fun, unique place to go with children. You will experience those who assist you dressed up in various costumes from cartoons or movies, and the restaurant is decorated in various and unique themes. Some tables are like small huts. The atmosphere is very good; some of those waiters or waitresses have much better personalities... More 

Thank freedomcat22
San Antonio, Texas
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 12, 2016

The food really was better than the entertainment which was amusing. My wife I both had the Southwest Chicken in two visits. Was very surprised at the taste and preparation. The service was very good but the only negative of the evening was that they added an 18% tip to the bill automatically. That actually cost my server as I... More 

Thank Jay3529
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32 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 30, 2016 via mobile

Any and every time we go to San Antonio, my kids BEGS to stop here...and they are now teenagers! It is always a good time and highly entertaining! The last time we were there we had Buddy the Elf and Thor. They are AMAZING! I can never say enough good things about this place

1 Thank Melinda R
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48 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 30, 2016 via mobile

We had the best time here! The servers were wonderful, the food was amazing! The drinks were yummy. The salad bar is amazing! Make sure to ask your waitstaff where the restrooms are! All the wait staff had a blast and we had a blast seeing them interacting with us. From elf to the pirate we loved them all! Can't... More 

1 Thank Texastosha

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$21 - $30
American, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Large groups, Kids, Special occasions, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
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

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San Antonio, Texas
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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?