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Rainforest Cafe

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102 S Avenue, Bloomington, MN 55425-5525
+1 952-854-7500
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11:00 - 22:00
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 - 20:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 21:30
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Grand Rapids, Minnesota
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I ordered "Taste of the Islands. It was outstanding. It was a combo of coconut shrimp, scallops & fish. Our server, Brent was very friendly, prompt & knowledgeable. Great experience.

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Thank rbj055
Sioux Falls, South Dakota, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

After spending part of the day shopping my grandson age 13 asked to go there to eat. It was about 330 pm on a Sunday and got seated immediately. Our server was John and he was great... loved watching all the animation and the kids as the animals seemed to come to life during some thunder and lightning. My order... More 

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Thank Lyn R
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Our visit to Rainforest Cafe was excellent. From the food to the drinks to the service it was all around a great experience. The menu offers plenty of options. We were so glad we stopped here during a long day of enjoying the Mall of America. We enjoyed our visit and will be back. Highly recommend. Bonus: restrooms were spotless... More 

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Ile-des-Chenes, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This cafe is an out of the ordinary place to eat. Great for kids! Our three little ones 1, 3 and 5) loved all the moving animals and the rainstorm. Caution - the pretend rainstorm could scare some children, but it doesn't last long. The food was terrific and reasonably priced for lunch. Dinner is more expensive, but worth the... More 

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Thank Lise B
Warner, South Dakota
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104 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Let me begin by saying they are very accurate with your approximate wait time. Lunch is a busy time, no ones fault that we had to wait. Make sure you download the free appetizer coupon...it's like a free $12 app...and so tasty. Our server was fantastic and very friendly. Wonderful time as a family, great food, fabulous atmosphere!

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Thank LostLucy
Spokane, Washington
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183 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My kids love this place. The animal Tronics and the atmosphere is amazing. The food is good and the service is good. Not great but good. If you want to go to the theme based restaurant this is the place. Enjoy!!

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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1,252 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 529 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wandering around the mall, a bit hungry and looking for something to jump out at us, we settled on Rainforest Cafe as I had never been. We approached the hostess and although there was no line, there seemed to be an obvious wait time with the strollers stacked up around. It was a minute or two before the hostess addressed... More 

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Norwalk, Iowa
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I would be okay paying extra for the experience and the environment if the service was top notch. However on a week day in the middle of winter when you are not busy I should not have to wait 15 minutes for a server to finally ask me if I would like something to drink. Goodness by then I had... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Our family of 5 had a late lunch here on a Saturday. Had to wait 45 minutes for a table but guess it's to be expected for a Saturday. After we were call we had to wait in another line but it only took a few minutes. It was a good 10 later when our server came over to take... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

Good food and a very nice environment my kids love that place. You buy a card for rewards points to earn free food just pay $25 and get back the $25 back into your card within 24hrs.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$30
Cuisine
American, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 20:00
Monday
11:00 - 21:30
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:30
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:30
Thursday
11:00 - 21:30
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?