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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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American, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
102 S Avenue, Bloomington, MN 55425-5525
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Yeah I admit, I visited because I wanted to show my 6 year old daughter the Rainforest Cafe. The restaurant was very busy (we weren't around 4pm) but we got a table right away. The workers have a very smooth system when it comes to...More

Thank Tessa N
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

My 4yo son and I met a friend and her 12yo daughter for lunch. We had such fun! My son was enthralled by the animals, the northern lights, and the thunderstorms. Definitely worth the price of the food. The grilled fish tacos were great and...More

Thank tulipgirl74
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a great place to bring kids to eat. The kids love the animated animals. The children's menu offers a number of kid friendly offerings. However when ordering desserts you should share. Even the two desserts on the children's menu are big. Food was...More

Thank Patti D
Reviewed 1 week ago

A friend and I were on a shopping trip to the Mall of America and had dinner in the Rainforest Cafe. We had so much fun here! The atmosphere, the thunderstorm, the animated animals. Loved it! and the food was amazing. The hostess sat us...More

Thank Lynn D
Reviewed 1 week ago

The food is good but it's expensive for what you get. Be ready for a long wait to get your table. Service average

Thank Karicrosi
Reviewed 1 week ago

My kids love eating in the midst of the tropical storm. Food is expensive but the atmosphere is fun. We were able to get seated at the kid friendly bar right away. Waiting for a table takes an hour so it is good to have...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Eaten here three times. This last time was not my choice, but one of my kids. The rain forest atmosphere with its animated animals, cool lighting, and gift shop make this attractive for young kids. My teen was not impressed. The menu is all over...More

Thank gordonlbsmithjr
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My kids (10, 6,4) loved it because of the jungle and robotic animals. However, the food was nothing spectacular, but it was expensive. It was very dark and loud with the crowd, and the thunderstorm every 5 mins or so.

Thank Erin J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great idea & concept for an entertainment experience. Food was fine - nothing really special and in the higher price range for a family restaurant. The atmosphere was interesting with the animated jungle animals, but it was overwhelmingly loud - not a place to go...More

Thank LadyOfPort
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My kids enjoyed the sights and sounds of the cafe. The place has changed since I was young. A little dark and not quite as exciting as the old restaurant and it was a little cramped.

Thank Melissa W
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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
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 22:00
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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