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Rainforest Cafe

102 S Avenue, Bloomington, MN 55425-5525
+1 952-854-7500
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good27%
  • Average32%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible7%
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Open Now
11:00 - 21:30All hours
American, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
102 S Avenue, Bloomington, MN 55425-5525
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We went on a Thursday evening, expecting to wait but were able to get in right away for a table of four. Kara was an excellent server and checked in on our table regularly. Great food - chicken sandwich was excellent. Good value for the...More

Thank bdimz
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We went here knowing that it was more for our kids to have the "experience" than to have great food. The food was ok and over priced but that is at every rainforest cafe. It did take a while to find someone to seat us...More

Thank JCAB04
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We thought this would be fun for my 22 month old granddaughter. She is very keen for new experiences and likes animals. She was okay until the first "thunder storm". She sat clutching her mother, repeating "scary" over and over until we were relocated to...More

Thank annemm99
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This is a place we wanted to make sure our four year old got to experience. She loves animals, so we knew she would enjoy it. She LOVED the atmosphere and experience of the rainforest. The host stand left a LOT to be desired, but...More

Thank Joplingirls
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Was a fun place to see fun amazing decor, the food was good not much of a selection, had to wait two hours and then they were running behind so we waited longer the staff seemed rushed, maybe add a few more servers so they...More

Thank Angelove622
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My family and I ate here while at the mall. I thought the kids would like it. They did. But it was very loud and the "thunder storms" were kind of annoying. Especially since there were 3 while we were there, (one every 20 minutes)...More

Thank curl_e_steph
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Best I can say was food was ok. Wasn't terrible, but definitely did not live up to previous Rainforest Cafe experiences at other locations. Wait was very long for the food despite being a week day at 2:00pm with very few other customers. Waiter was...More

Thank Melissa P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place is fun for the family and kids. Don't expect great food but it definitely decent. The show is fun and the service is OK. have fun!!!

Thank locosd40
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was on my bucket list of places to go and I would still recommend it to anyone to go to once..I dont know that we would go back again just because it was really expensive for what it was. It could be that I...More

Thank Sarah N Steve B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The restaurant is Rainforest themed with animatronic gorillas, leopards, and birds throughout. There is the occasional thunderstorm during which the animals really come to life and is a great experience for child and adults. The food consists of type American cuisine with chicken, seafood, and...More

Thank dhawkmom
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Do you take online reservations
18 February 2017|
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Response from Marian F | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure, we didn't have reservations for the 3 of us and waited maybe 5 minutes to be seated. Go to their website and try, especially if you have a big group! Good Luck and Enjoy
Kim T
Do you need a reservation?
20 December 2016|
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Response from Marian F | Reviewed this property |
I don't believe they take reservations, but we only had about a 15 minute wait on a Friday at noon. The searing capacity was bigger than I thought it would be.
Is the rainforest cafe expensive?
5 April 2016|
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Response from Marian F | Reviewed this property |
Considering this is a novelty restaurant in the Mall of America, we did not consider it to be expensive. The three adults ate for about $38 and we were full!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 102 S Avenue, Bloomington, MN 55425-5525
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Bloomington
  • Phone Number: +1 952-854-7500
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