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Rainforest Cafe

102 S Avenue, Bloomington, MN 55425-5525
+1 952-854-7500
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good27%
  • Average32%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible7%
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“volcano dessert” (13 reviews)
“pot roast” (6 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
102 S Avenue, Bloomington, MN 55425-5525
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Reviewed 2 days ago

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...More

Thank Frankies772012
Reviewed 6 days ago

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...More

Thank vhale1955
Reviewed 1 week ago

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...More

Thank Kathela
Reviewed 1 week ago

Ecosystems that are so complex, they're like a place out of time. Rainforests all across the globe provide some of the most amazing sites most humans have not seen and will never see. Just the small tribes that live within these lush environments, those with...More

Thank NicholasSG
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Been to many RFC in diff states. Decor same cute touristy stuff and “stormy times” but it’s always cute. Tell server you have food allergy’s and they’ll come to your table with options. I have celiac and cannot have gluten. I appreciated the chef doing...More

Thank christy d
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The restaurant and bar have a fun atmosphere with animated rain forest creatures and simulated thunderstorms. The many tropical drinks are fun, too. I didn't care for my meal, nor did my companion. Lots of kids present, so be prepared for noise and crying, especially...More

Thank Gina D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Neither my boyfriend nor I were familiar with Rainforest Cafe but were happy we chose it. After a full day of shopping we were starving and our dinner did not disappoint. We started with the Chile Con Queso and the Poke Tower. For dinner he...More

1  Thank vthames79
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went for a late dinner with my kids. No watting. The waiter was very very nice and helpful. We loved the food and the ambient. My little boy didn't like the loud sound that they play every 5 or 10 minutes but I loved it....More

Thank Jaime S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Rain Forest is a chain of up-scale restaurants in North America. We have eaten at one other Rain Forest, that being in Niagara Falls, Canada. The food is generally pretty good. I had beef fajitas which were excellent. My wife had the fish &...More

Thank Jim V
Reviewed 6 September 2017

Food at Rainforest Cafe is good, but a little pricey. Portions not always generous. But it is a fun restaurant and kids of all ages enjoy it. My teen picked it for a 16th birthday dinner. They did bring a skimpy cupcake and sing a...More

Thank Lisa836
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18 February 2017|
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Response from Marian F | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure, we didn't have reservations for the 3 of us and waited maybe 5 minutes to be seated. Go to their website and try, especially if you have a big group! Good Luck and Enjoy
Kim T
21 December 2016|
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Response from Marian F | Reviewed this property |
I don't believe they take reservations, but we only had about a 15 minute wait on a Friday at noon. The searing capacity was bigger than I thought it would be.
6 April 2016|
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Response from Marian F | Reviewed this property |
Considering this is a novelty restaurant in the Mall of America, we did not consider it to be expensive. The three adults ate for about $38 and we were full!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
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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