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Rainforest Cafe

6170 Grand Ave, Ste 857, Gurnee, IL 60031-4592
+1 847-855-7800
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good40%
  • Average21%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible6%
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“fish fry” (3 reviews)
“fries” (7 reviews)
“salad” (6 reviews)
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American, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
6170 Grand Ave, Ste 857, Gurnee, IL 60031-4592
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have gone here a few times. It is never crowded which is nice but it has the music up to loud. Average food . Our server was really nice. A great place for children. There are usually more people gathered outside watching the pond...More

Thank bookbuy_7
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went to rainforest with my husband, no kids. Menu looked good and had a great experience there years prior. This was a horrible idea, food was cold, tasted horrible, kids yelling, screaming everywhere. We will not be returning.

Thank elizabethatapp
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Overpriced menu for restaurant with less than mediocre food and gaudy decor. Menu could use a makeover and venue could use thorough dusting.

Thank Diane M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place is good to take someone from out of town or out of the country. The decor is great, the sounds, the ambiance! But the food needs improvement. It is pricey and not very good.

Thank naya58
Reviewed 23 November 2017

Has been awhile since we visited and the animotronic experience and thunderstorm activity is much less than I recall (in this case many of the animals were covered with spiderwebs so you lost even more effect). Food was average but definitely overpriced for the quantity/quality....More

Thank TravelerG8
Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

So you're asking yourself about the title "much better than six flags" I must confess this restaurant has much much more to offer than the Six Flags comparatively across the street. This restaurant is clean.. the Six Flags isn't.. it has more Amusement than Six...More

Thank Bob S
Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

We have been Landrys select members for years. You used to get seated ahead of the line, a free appetizer, and a birthday coupon. They used to play tropical music and have fish to really create a tropical atmosphere. Now the priority seating is non-existent...More

Thank Amanda M
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

Had a nice dinner with my daughter. Loved the atmosphere & interactive animals. Food was good & filling. A little on the pricey side if your coming as a group

Thank Syurkus
Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

Great food and not too far from Six Flags Great America. Get the Volcano for dessert, its brownie and ice cream magic!

Thank Andrew W
Reviewed 29 August 2017

I haven't been to a Rainforest Cafe in some years, but from what I remember it hasn't changed except for the fish that used to be in the tanks at the entrance to the restaurant. Now it's just two big tanks with bubbles. The theme...More

Thank sunsetsrawesome
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29 March 2016|
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Response from samonmain | Reviewed this property |
Thanks all. We confirmed fish gone due to HQ decision to cut costs. They replaced with nothing, so tanks are just operating with eater & bubbles - not even any effort at all. We went elsewhere.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$21 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6170 Grand Ave, Ste 857, Gurnee, IL 60031-4592
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Lake County  >  Gurnee
  • Phone Number: +1 847-855-7800
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