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The Magic Castle

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Address: 7001 Franklin Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90028-8603
Phone Number: +1 323-851-3313
17:00 - 01:00
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One of the most fun nights I have had in a long time. The Castle is run by a magicians association and you cannot get a reservation without a invitation by one of the members... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
Fayetteville, Arkansas
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Fayetteville, Arkansas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

One of the most fun nights I have had in a long time. The Castle is run by a magicians association and you cannot get a reservation without a invitation by one of the members. The Castle is fantastic with Victorian decor dating from when it was built. Carved wood panels and staircases, ornate stained leaded glass windows, ceilings and... More 

Thank kdlos
Carson, California
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I was lucky enough to get tickets for their Saturday brunch, which is one of the few times you can take anyone under 21, so we took our teenaged son. The food was wonderful. We really didn't even have room to try it all. But the outstanding part is naturally the magic. The close up magic was incredible, I just... More 

Thank lovebooks64
Redlands, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We went for dinner and magic shows. It was fun exploring the castle, going to various magic acts, and the dinner was excellent. We went on a week day as the weekends were booked for months in advance.

Thank Linda R
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I would say this is quite an expensive place to visit if you are not a member . The brunch is perpetually full house every week. I actually called from singapore to book 3 weeks in advance . The magic shows were very good though. However, it's worth it for the entertainment and Experience.

Thank Annie0608
Los Angeles, California
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27 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

OMG !!! WOW !!! AMAZING!!! I have no idea how to explain the magical experience i had here.... Went yesterday with my family for my birthday. They got the invitation for that day 3 months ago (i have no idea how, cause you need to know a magician who can send it to you), and had that HUGE surprise for... More 

Thank Edna G
Perth, WA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was such a special night for my husband and I. You feel very special just being in this building. By staying at The Magic Castle Hotel next door, you gain access to this Magic Club (invite only) and it is very much worth the effort of having to dress up. We had a lovely meal to start the evening... More 

Thank Alex S
Jonesboro, Arkansas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Magic Castle was a one-of-a-kind experience. I went with friends two weeks ago, and got to enjoy several shows and soak up the atmosphere. It's amazingly fun to spend an evening in this place. Food and service are also excellent, but it's the atmosphere that makes it truly memorable.

Thank mattthebruinsfan
Colorado Springs, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Listen...The Magic Castle isn't for everyone, that's why it's a CLUBHOUSE. See, it's a place built BY magicians FOR magicians. If you're a magician or a fan of magic or simply like having a great time in a cool, quirky place...Well, you'll enjoy it. If you're a curmudgeon, a stick-in-the-mud, a pretentious jerk or a negative nellie...Just stay home. I... More 

Thank dknight818
Brisbane, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is an 'experience' place. You'll never visit something like this again so take the opportunity. Dress up. Be prepared to put your glam rags on. We were travelling so I tarted but a plain black skirt n top with jewellery ;) Arrive early to orient yourself and see as many performers as u can. There are FIVE bars and... More 

Thank entjohns51
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

We recently visited The Magic Castle for a girls night. We were there for dinner and one of the shows.The first thing you should know is the areas you are allowed to take pictures are limited so if you want pictures take them out front or in the lobby. Once you're inside the place is amazing. The service is phenomenal,... More 

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