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Magic Time Machine

$$ - $$$
Oak Park / Northwood
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902 NE Loop 410, San Antonio, TX 78209-1401
+1 210-828-1470
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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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our kids really enjoyed themselves. They enjoyed the characters. Elsa, Prince Charming, Snow White, etc. our Prince Charming was lovely and made us laugh. Building seemed very old and worn. The booths, tables seemed old and worn. Food was ok. Kids meals are 9$ I got chicken strips for 12$ and they were good. Salad table was very basic not... More 

Thank Srwarner117
El Paso
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 17, 2017

Our family gathered in San Antonio from across Texas just before New Year's. After long drives, we were all a bit tired and not easily amused. Our server read us just right and brought the humor on slowly. By the end of the evening, everyone was laughing and having a great time. Everyone was pleased with their food. We had... More 

Thank ElPasoJGS
Converse, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 14, 2017 via mobile

It is a good time for any age.... Food is good and costumed waiters make it even more fun. We especially like the prime rib.... Salad bar is great too.

Thank carolandgeoff2016
Vero Beach, Florida
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25 reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 5, 2017

A large group of family members went here for a child's (age11) birthday dinner. We were seated in the banquet room in the back of the restaurant. This area must note be used very often because the dust in the area was unbelievable. I couldn't quit sneezing. The salad "car" was pityful,although the over-priced entree was good. The birthday girl... More 

Thank iverogal
Laurel, Maryland
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 4, 2017

With the costumed waiters & waitresses & the fun atmosphere, this is definitely the place to go for a good meal & a good time. Try the Roman Orgy & enjoy the show !Our grandkids & their grandparents all had a great time. Perfect for special dining occasions as well. One of our favorite U.S. restaurants !

Thank gfuller666
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11 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 10, 2016 via mobile

I cannot say enoug my what an incredibly fun time we had with our party of six celebrating my son's 14th birthday at the Magic Time Machine. The experience was very special and very memorable and if you want to have a really celebratory fun thigh-slapping diverting escape from reality time celebrating a special occasion like a birthday or other... More 

Thank Steven T
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 30, 2016

We went to the Magic Time Machine for lunch and the service was great. Aerial was our waitress for the time we were there and she was in character the whole time. The food was also very good along with a good selection on the menu. The salad bar is a treat in itself. For some fun ask your character... More 

Thank hotglass
Lake Jackson, Texas, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 27, 2016

This is a fun place to take a group. We haven't been there in at least 10 years. They had a lot of kids parties going on. Once that cleared out it quieted down. All the staff wear some themed outfit and act the part. Food was very good and drinks were great.

Washington DC, District of Columbia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 20, 2016

The kids liked it but didn't say they wanted to come back. Food ok and comes in huge portions but with huge prices. Theme is waiters and waitresses dressed in costumes and playing roles: Thor, Alice in Wonderland, Super Mario, Zorro. Ribs, chicken, pasta...

Thank Chinapjs
Manchester, New Hampshire
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 17, 2016

We dined at Magic Time Machine at 6:30 on Thursday night. Our party included a 10 year old two forty somethings and a 68 year old and we all absolutely loved it. The atmosphere is shocking, in a very good way. The staff are completely in character and made the entire evening (we stayed almost three hours) a total delight.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$21 - $30
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special occasions, Kids, Large groups, 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: +1 210-828-1470

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