The Magic Castle

Performing Arts, Speakeasy
7001 Franklin Ave (at Orange Dr)
, California 90028
(323) 851-3313


  • Keep an eye out for Phil VanTee!! He is wearing a cowboy hat and is an outstanding Magician!!
  • Formal wear only.
  • Go to the Close Up room. And look for the wandering magicians.
  • Check out new Pepper's Ghost installation in the basement that convinced Walt Disney to build the Haunted Mansion
  • Irma is a hottie.
  • This is hands down the best magic show in LA.
  • Having trouble getting an invite to this private club? Stay at the attached hotel and gain access to the castle. Strict dress code still enforced.
  • Irma the ghostly piano player takes requests
  • Proper attire is required. Don't look like a fool. No jeans or sneakers.
  • Is the room getting taller or am I sitting at a sinking bar stool?
  • Definitely don't skip on the filet mignon. And be sure to catch one of the free tours on the weekends.
  • The most friendly hotel in LA. Free snacks and sodas. Free wifi. DVDs to borrow. Cool small pool. Huge comfy suites. Not to be missed.
  • Find me and I'll show you something awesome.
  • If you're scared of getting picked to be a show assistant, you will get picked.
  • Go to the bar in the dungeon called the Hat and the Hare. If Mike the bartender is working ask him what he knows about time travel.
  • Here's a tip for getting into the wonderful, members-only Magic Castle: stay at the Magic Castle Hotel next door. It's cute, moderately-priced,& convenient to the madness on Hollywood Boulevard.
  • My 2nd time here & ordered the Truffle Fries & Rack of Lamb, Delish! They have different acts every 2 weeks. Very friendly staff. Take a tour w/a "Knight" to get a history of the place. Members Only.
  • A black-tie, invitation-only clubhouse where magic shows and an invisible piano player accompany steak dinners. You can get the required invitation from a member through someone taking magic classes!
  • Be sure to say the words "Open Sesame" to the owl, or you're not getting in!
  • Easily one of the top 10 vintage Hollywood gothic homes preserved and converted for use as a world renown magic venue and eatery. Easily. Don't forget to dress nicely - no jeans or sneakers allowed! ~

Nearby places

7001 Franklin Ave
7001-7021 Franklin Ave
1999 N Sycamore Ave (at Fitch Dr.)