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The Magic Castle

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Neighbourhood: Central L.A
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Address: 7001 Franklin Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90028
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17:00 - 01:00
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Mystery and Wonder

This is an intriguing place to visit. The decor and attractions of the building itself kept us guessing as we progressed from bar to show to bar to . . . The staff are... read more

Reviewed 25 February 2017
Dave D
La Crescenta, California
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La Crescenta, California
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43 reviews
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Reviewed 25 February 2017

This is an intriguing place to visit. The decor and attractions of the building itself kept us guessing as we progressed from bar to show to bar to . . . The staff are accomplished and well versed in their duties, but the performers are utterly amazing - we were constantly surprised by their tricks, even more so because our... More 

Thank Dave D
Bristol, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

Went for a private event and it was fantastic. The staff were really friendly and the performers/ magicians were excellent! If you get a chance check it out!

Thank Rucknar
Bay Area, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 February 2017

Lots of fun, funky decor, good eats, and magic! If you are lucky enough to get an invitation, put on your dinner dress and sashay to the Magic Castle. We were impressed by all the magicians, and we enjoyed talking with them in their club. After the evening, we appreciated what "athletes" the magicians are. They practice with cards all... More 

Thank Robin G
Los Angeles, California
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10 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Sorcery and magic shows that can take you back in time as well as present a wonderful magic show up close and personal. The brunch was a taste that was magic as well. Anything you could think of was there for you to eat. The service was impeccable! The dress code is strictly enforce but certainly worth it. All the... More 

Thank spgoddess
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18 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 February 2017

Although you cannot visit the castle unless you are a member or have a friend who is and can add you to his guest list. This place is a must see and experience. I've visited this place many yimes and each time, I enjoy it as much as the first time! The magic shows are great, high caliber magicians. If... More 

Thank Ann-Marie G
Perth, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 January 2017 via mobile

Oh yeah there is a Magic Castle in the middle of Hollywood and it's entirely composed of magic shows in multiple rooms and theatres hidden deep in the bowls of an old roaring 20's Hollywood castle on the hill. YES it’s absolutely incredible but the membership-only club and is dinner theater with an attached restaurant is notorious and strict for... More 

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Kendall Park, New Jersey
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389 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 127 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 January 2017

A friend brought me here with a small group. We started in a couple of the smaller rooms, and the up-close magic is wild. Then we had a great dinner (my Rack of Lamb was amazing, thick chops, cooked perfectly). We capped the night with the main stage, and it was a lot of fun. One of the magicians not... More 

Thank Alan B
Los Angeles, California
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28 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 January 2017

The Magic Castle is a one-of-a-kind experience that's not to be missed if you can get in. It's not for the faint of wallet, but for great, classic dinner food, and world-class magic, there's really no where else you can go: anywhere. If you go on weekends, be prepared for a club scene and crowds, but that can be part... More 

Thank Ponydoc1
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9 reviews
Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

Very impressive! Food is so so but thats not why youre going there in the first place. The magic shows were amazing! Made my first night in L.A a night i will remember forever. Thank you!

Thank EricG199162525262
Alicante, Spain
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459 reviews
230 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 131 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

An expensive, but classic dinner club style menu. Great service. Good food. But the magic is the reason for being here. It does not disappoint!

Thank Andrew D

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