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Rainforest Cafe

102 S Avenue, Bloomington, MN 55425-5525
+1 952-854-7500
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good28%
  • Average31%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible7%
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“pot roast” (6 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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102 S Avenue, Bloomington, MN 55425-5525
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This is a great place to enjoy a great meal and great atmosphere.The prices are a little high but the food was delicious.Mechanical animals come to life every few minutes and fin to see.Great restaurant to visit.I would visit again.

Thank David S
Reviewed 1 week ago

It is a interesting cafe. The atmosphere is a African rainforest, with thunderstorms. With animated wild animals. The service is very good. It is in the same reward point system as Landry's BBQ. It is a fun place to take young children.

Thank k1200lt2010
Reviewed 1 week ago

The restaurant is fun, all the animals and sounds are entertaining, food is okay, nothing extraordinary. Staff however, NOT FRIENDLY! The person taking reservations barely looked us in the face, the staff that greeted us when our table was finally ready was rude. No prices...More

Thank alptrn
Reviewed 1 week ago

The food was good once we got the correct food. First time they brought food out one out of two orders was incorrect. It happens, but it was the response that ruined it for me. The waiter made us feel like it was our fault...More

Thank Miriam A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Be prepared to wait. And wait. And wait some more. The management team, headed by Nate Adams, understaffs servers. While you wait, your kids will start out having a good time and then get cranky because of how long your dining experience takes. If you’re...More

Thank lisarani
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great service and food was fabulous. Always enjoy the entertainment! Price is average for any restaurant like this.

Thank 821tamyv
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nothing special about the food. The service was lackluster. The ambiance was fantastic especially for young kids. Kind of loud for an adult conversation though.

Thank Travel R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had lunch at Rainforest Café after arriving in Minnesota on a very early morning flight. Went to the wrong kiosk to start with and the staff person wasn't very nice about telling me I was in the wrong place. She wasn't apologetic when I was...More

Thank JP-in-MD
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The service was excellent and the waitress was there right away and took great care of us. The food was delicious

Thank John G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have eaten here many times because of the good food and good service. We had made reservations for dinner, but midweek was not crowded, and reservations were not really necessary. The service was good and the food was good as well. Perhaps a little...More

Thank John B
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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
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.
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
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
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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