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“Unique, if you get a chance, GO!”
Review of Magic Castle

Magic Castle
Ranked #51 of 10,410 Restaurants in Los Angeles
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $25 - $100
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Romantic, Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations
Neighborhood: Central L.A
Reviewed March 19, 2013

Magic acts first rate. Probably best in the world. Building is fun, but needs a bit of work. Food is ok, but you don't come for the food. Key is how to get in? You have to be a member or go as a guest of a member. If you get the chance, don't hesitate.

Thank Nancy E
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Reviewed March 17, 2013

We had a fun evening here, were able to get in as we were guests at the Magic Castle Hotel next door. This old mansion has been converted to a private club. The experience starts with saying the password to an owl, which opens the door to let you in. Three levels of rooms--bars, various sized stages, lounge areas, dining room--all filled with pieces of magical history and caricatures collected by the owners over the years. Multiple performances going on all the time, some requiring a ticket or lining up, some you can just sit at the table and join in. The quality of the acts varied but we had fun at all of them. It was nice to be able to engage with some of the performers. The meal was very good--we had prime rib and filet--and with a bar in every room we were never thirsty.

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Thank Peggy B
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Reviewed March 2, 2013

Amazing experience, great service and dinner. The ambiance is incredible and a wonderful place to visit.

Thank Bethanmiller
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Reviewed February 8, 2013

My wife and I stayed at the hotel and went to the Castle for an evenings entertainment it is a one of a kind experience recommend it to all.

1  Thank Glen F
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Reviewed February 5, 2013

I have heard about this place for years and have been invited many times and finally decided to see what it was all about. It is basically an old mansion with different magic shows going on in different rooms all night. The food was not great. The magic was not great. It is very crowded and there is some waiting involved. You can interact with magicians at small tables and we enjoyed that more than the shows. Overall, I wouldn't personally go back, but there are many people who love the place.

1  Thank Bill J
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