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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
17:30 - 22:00
Closed now
All hours
Sun 11:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 17:30 - 22:00
Fri 17:00 - 22:30
Sat 11:00 - 22:30
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53 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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.

Thank Dave W
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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1,270 reviews
485 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 199 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 

Thank scrapcandy
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23 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Atmosphere is good. Characters are charming and our waitress even looked like Katness from the Hungry Games. The drinks look a while to come out, but we were a large group of 16. When the food came out it was just ok not a lot of flavor. Prices a little high for what you get. Great for a time one... More 

Thank stephene548
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128 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We recently visited this restaurant with a high school group. The main draw for choosing this restaurant was them being able to accommodate a large group. However, we did not fit into one space, and the bar was between our rooms. They also did not have enough tables and chairs set up for us. The next best thing about it... More 

Thank TexasLibraryLady
Austin, Texas
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49 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Manager called and set up another night for our kids vacation ... thank you Cory Johnson... they just called us and said it was as my daughter remembered when she was little. Now she is grown with her own family and I will be there again when we come to San Antonio... Thanks for making our grandsons night magical Nacho... More 

Thank oldfatman
Buda, Texas
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We have been to Magic Time Machine numerous times. The last time I went was for my birthday a couple years before with my family, one of which was with my son, a Marine on leave. Awesome time had with Jack Sparrow. My son has since passed and my daughter came last night 11/4 to relive that memory with her... More 

Thank Marilyn R
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62 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had dinner at 5pm on a Friday night (open at 530pm Mon-Thurs) and service and food were just great. My boys (10 and 12) loved the atmosphere and the antics. Bubbly sodas, salad bar in a car, and a White Rabbit for a waiter! Definitely will be a must do on each trip back to San Antonio! Only open for... More 

Thank mdb120772
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41 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This was my favorite restaurant growing up in Austin. I took my children here for the first time and they also LOVED IT! It was a total blast! The whole experience is so entertaining! My daughter called to make our reservations and was shocked when 'Tinkerbell' answered the phone! Our waitress was Joy and she was great!! There were so... 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
USD 21 - USD 30
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 902 NE Loop 410, San Antonio, TX 78209-1401
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  San Antonio>  > Oak Park / Northwood
  • Neighbourhood: Oak Park / Northwood
  • Phone Number: +1 210-828-1470

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over a year ago
San Antonio, Texas
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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?