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Rainforest Cafe

605 N Clark St, Chicago, IL 60654-3701
+1 312-787-1501
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good34%
  • Average23%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible9%
Travellers talk about
“fish tacos” (6 reviews)
“cake” (7 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM Hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
605 N Clark St, Chicago, IL 60654-3701
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Reviewed 1 week ago

As a travel professional that has been in the industry for over 30 years, I was very disappointed with the Rain Forest Café in Downtown Chicago. I have never experienced such bad service and food quality at any restaurant around the world. We had a...More

1  Thank AAJ001
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We only stopped here for a drink. The drinks were very nice and we got a lovely souvenir glass. There is no bar area at this restaurant so had to drink our drinks in the main restaurant. Great location.

Thank Leanne F
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

So I read all the reviews and didn’t have much expectations for this place for me but I knew the kids would enjoy it. Let’s face it, going out to eat with kids especially on vacation can be nerve wracking, but rain Forrest cafe was...More

Thank Efriggs
Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant is awesome if you have young kids. If you don't, there are many other much more appetizing places to eat in Chicago. This is not a slam on Rainforest... just like Chuck E Cheese they have their niche and it works. We went...More

Thank boxy_caprice
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our kids' first experience at a Rainforest Cafe, and it was a great way to end our trip! I had made a reservation via OpenTable, but I don't think I would have needed to do that. We were seated right away, had a...More

Thank lisalynnew
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great atmosphere, we brought a huge crowd, 70+ and we were seated immediately. The food kept coming out, salad, chicken fingers, sliders, they were all a big hit. Our group left full and satisfied.

Thank ricky706971
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We have been to this chain before at other locations and had mich better experiences. The servers were slow and inattentive. For the tourist trap price, the food was bland and not worth it. The display that the place has is not as good as...More

Thank CycloneIowa
Reviewed 7 March 2018 via mobile

This was the first time we have visited a Rainforest Cafe. The place/atmosphere was cool and the kids like it. The food on the other hand was not great and priced to pay for the decor. I had heard this before so I wasn't surprised.

Thank James G
Reviewed 13 January 2018

1. Christmas Day, the whole place has 3 occupied tables, and the waiter decides to put us in a hidden corner. Obviously we changed place. 2. Dirty chairs, floors and cutlery 3. Way over-priced for all that!

Thank Weees
Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

Never have I been to a restaurant where your waitress ask you how much tip you are going to leave before she gave us her bill. But Kady did. She actually asked if we planned on 15% or 18%. Was so shocked I must of...More

Thank sandimiller4
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Questions & Answers
22 October 2017|
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Response from OrlandoTraveler32814 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, this location is in the downtown area.
Keaton M
22 December 2016|
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Response from Erin F | Reviewed this property |
We always use valet parking when we go to this location, it's pricier than paying to park yourself but quite a bit easier when you have little kids (especially if the weather is bad).
Anna M
13 May 2015|
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Response from jeffandvince | Reviewed this property |
Yes - the food is predictably overpriced - be careful when you order. Skip the expensive soft drinks and you'll save a fortune. All of these "theme" restaurants are more expensive than most places, but it isn't prohibitive... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$21 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 605 N Clark St, Chicago, IL 60654-3701
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Near North Side
  • Neighbourhood: Near North Side
  • Phone Number: +1 312-787-1501
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