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Review of Rainforest Cafe

Rainforest Cafe
Ranked #25 of 233 Restaurants in Bloomington
Price range: US$0 - US$30
Cuisines: American, Italian, Mexican
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Good for: Child-friendly
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

My family always enjoys eating at Rainforest Cafe in all the cities we visit that has one. The entertainment of watching the animated animals is very enjoyable. The food was very tasty and reasonably priced as well. It's a great place to dine with kids.

Thank Stephanie O
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Reviewed 21 October 2017

The line was about a half hour to get in on a Friday noon. The kids got restless. Once inside and seated, the atmosphere of the jungle caught their imagination and entertained them. The thunder and lightning were a bit much but on the whole the place was fun. Servers were prompt and polite. Cost of the food was high we thought but it was well cooked and presented. This is on the third floor of the Mall of America where there are lots of competing food venues. It is a great place for young children.

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Thank Leigh H
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Reviewed 16 October 2017

We were there on a Friday afternoon and were seated by the bar. The music from the bar was so loud that we couldn't enjoy the "Rain Forest" atmosphere. The food was too expensive for the serving size. They have a parking corral for strollers and wheelchairs, but the entrance is so crowded with "gift shop" merchandise that you can barely get a stroller or wheelchair through it. We were not impressed and won't go back.

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Thank Frankies772012
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Reviewed 11 October 2017

We went to Rainforest Café on Friday night and everything was great. We went back on Saturday night to simply get a "Volcano" and had problems getting seated. We were told we would be texted in 15-20 minutes and then 25 minutes later I watched as others simply walked up to get seated. Then we were told to go to a table without being walked there as normal and promptly got removed from the table to only end up back up by the front register. Was just about ready to forget about the Volcano when the same lady told us a table would be ready in a few minutes. Overall, the food was ok just frustrating trying to get seated and embarrassing being asked to leave the table we were told to go to.

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Thank vhale1955
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Reviewed 10 October 2017

The first time I visited a Rainforest Cafe -- in Niagara Falls -- I thought it was great fun, but the second time, in Bloomington, it felt that the negatives outweighed the positives. The food is overpriced (presumably because you're helping to pay for all those animatronic beasts), and the food isn't that great. And after the first time you just wish the elephants would trumpet less loudly and the gorilla was less excitable. Even the kids seemed a little jaded. Don't go here if you have a headache.

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Thank Kathela
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