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Rainforest Cafe

$$ - $$$
Lake Buena Vista
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1800 E Buena Vista Dr, Disney World Marketplace, Orlando, FL 32830-8497
+1 407-827-8500
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30 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

this was a nice place at disney springs to have dinner with the kids...........the firery volcano and exotic animals that all come to life with the rumble of thunder and flashes of lightening were just extras to the fabulous food..............my kids were tearfully impressed ......meals were large enough for two and i really enjoyed the thai dish............

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Charleston, Sc
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42 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Our food was good, good kid choices, large servings. fun atmosphere don't go here in a hurry, make sure you allow plenty of time, as it can take awhile for the whole experience. At least if there is wait time inbetween ordering, food arriving, there is plenty to walk around & explore.

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Thank KimnSC
Owego, New York
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21 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Excellent food and warm, personal service! The salmon was tender and flavorful and the atmosphere, of course was wild!

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Orlando, Florida
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This restaurant is truly unique, and so is the location. The food is delish. Portions are huge, on the pasta dishes.

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Thank 981jackie
Bridlington, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Food is overpriced and only average quality. The good thing is the dining experience. Lots of fun especially for the little ones Would I go again ....probably not but worth going at least once.

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Quebec City, Canada
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42 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We went there with our family. We had a diner's card so we did not have to wait in the line. We loved that there were so many things to look at. The animals made noise and moved a bit. We didn't have high hopes for the food as this is a theme restaurant but we were pleasantly surprised. All... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I had been to the rainforest cafe a few times when I was younger, so I thought it would be a good idea to have dinner there with my girlfriend. I was wrong. Be prepared to wait if you don't already have a reservation. The atmosphere is cool and all but if you are a couple and get seated next... More 

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Joinville
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37 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is a nice place to go with kids because of their ambience. Besides that food is just ok and service took like forever.

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Toronto, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Having been in other Rainforest locations in the U.S., Mexico and Canada, I expected this one to be similar if not better than the others. I was wrong, very wrong actually. We found most of the dishes to be tasteless, not up to what one would expect of a Rainforest Cafe. Our waiter was always rude and unhelpful, never a... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We went on a Saturday night, and placed our table request at approximately 5:00 pm. We had about a 45 min wait from the time we signed in and we sat down. When we arrived at the hostess stand (the purple elephant), the people signing in had a three hour wait. The staff was wonderful. Our server was Nick and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$21 - US$30
Cuisine
American, International, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1800 E Buena Vista Dr, Disney World Marketplace, Orlando, FL 32830-8497
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Central Florida  >  Orlando>  > Lake Buena Vista
  • Neighbourhood: Lake Buena Vista
  • Phone Number: +1 407-827-8500
  • This restaurant is at Walt Disney World

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?