We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

“Average Casino”
Review of Magic City Casino

Magic City Casino
Ranked #63 of 349 things to do in Miami
More attraction details
Attraction details
Owner description: Miami's first casino to feature Las Vegas style slot machines! This is Miami's very own casino, built just for you, South Florida, including the only Roulette wheels and Craps tables in Miami. 800 Of the most popular slot machines make up the all-new Magic City Casino. Try your luck!
Arlington, Texas
Level 4 Contributor
21 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“Average Casino”
Reviewed April 17, 2012

Spent about 3 hours at this Casino. It isn't in the best part of town, but easy to get to. They fly signs over the beach all day, so they obviously are trying to get travelers to visit the casino. My husband played Poker- 2/5. They had a bustling poker room with about 20 tables going. I played slots. Good variety of machines. My only complaint was that they didn't have any other live table games. Black jack and Roulette or the automated machines, which I never quite trust, although I came out $20 ahead on the black jack. Overall, it was a fun evening getaway.

Visited April 2012
Thank KimmyGibson
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Write a Review

165 reviews from our community

Visitor rating
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Winston Salem, North Carolina
Level 1 Contributor
4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
“Nothing to shout about”
Reviewed March 14, 2012

Its just your basic casino. Nothing special. I did win $50 and parking was free.

Visited March 2012
Thank Kiki555
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Toronto, Canada
Level 6 Contributor
182 reviews
58 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
“awful area”
Reviewed February 1, 2012

didnt feel safe here and i would avoid especially at night

Visited December 2011
1 Thank marciag21
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Level 5 Contributor
66 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
“If you like gambling without smoke, then this is a good alternative”
Reviewed January 2, 2012

We went to Magic City after dinner because our friends love this place. Let me start by saying, my husband and I are NOT gamblers, so if you are an avid gambler take my review with a grain of salt. I was pleasantly surprised since I was very hesitant in going because of my previous experiences in casinos that are not in Las Vegas. The ambiance is an older crowd (50+ inside). What I truly appreciated was the "SMOKE FREE" casino. I've gone to the Miccosukee's and HATE the smoke and the atmosphere! I really liked that the restaurant in Magic City is in in a separate area and there is NO SMOKING! Outside there is an area (with lots of smokers) where there was a stage for shows and also another area for musicians and what looked to be a space so people can dance. We were not very long outside so I truly cannot comment much on the outside. There is a bar outside and inside and the drinks were very reasonably priced and good. Inside they had these 2 elderly gentlemen that played and sang pretty well. They sang in Spanish and in English (with a slight accent) but it was very nice. I can't comment on the food either because we didn't eat there, but it looked pretty good. In the casino area there were slot machines that ranged from 1 cent to $1 and there were also virtual tables for Black Jack with a minimum bet of $10. Like I said I'm not a gambler so I can't comment on the quality of the slot machines and/or tables, but I was pleasantly surprised. There is a separate room for poker players, we didn't go there so I can't comment. If you have nothing to do, stop by even if you don't gamble. There is no charge to go in and you can have a drink (not expensive) and sit and listen to the music and do some people watching. I loved all the security around the place, both inside and outside. There is a cart that is always driving around in the parking lot to take you to the casino and then back to your car. I was hesitant about going because of my previous experience at the Miccosukee but I felt very safe and the NO SMOKING was an absolute bonus! Out side the music platform has signs that say SECADA. I was told that he was there often. I can't comment on the music outside since I was out there for a VERY short while but I was glad I had an open mind and stopped by. We were there approximately 1 hour, but if you gamble, you will probably be there longer. Maybe if it wasn't New Years Eve and we wanted to be at home at midnight we could have seen NY activities there.

Visited December 2011
2 Thank Ili_from_Miami
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

Travelers who viewed Magic City Casino also viewed


Been to Magic City Casino? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing