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4310 Baldwin Rd, Auburn Hills, MI 48326-1277
248-333-0280
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations

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  • 41
    Excellent
  • 38
    Very good
  • 42
    Average
  • 8
    Poor
  • 14
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Very Kid-Friendly Environment

The atmosphere is great inside the restaurant. They have an extensive kids menu. Our food was really good. The kids enjoyed the thunderstorms that happened every half hour. They were entertained by all of the animals as we waited our food.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 30, 2015
Laurie R
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Arden, North Carolina
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  • Large groups
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Arden, North Carolina
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38 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

The atmosphere is great inside the restaurant. They have an extensive kids menu. Our food was really good. The kids enjoyed the thunderstorms that happened every half hour. They were entertained by all of the animals as we waited our food.

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Northville, Michigan
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22 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

Staff was very easy to work with once they were informed of my daughter's allergies. Chef came out, spoke with us and cooked my daughter's hamburger herself. Very clean, while food was good, definitely a little pricey compared to comparable meal in other restaurants. A little noisy to talk when the fake thunderstorm happens as all the animals make noises... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

After registering for "our adventure" at the Great Lakes Crossing Rainforest Cafe we waited our 20 minutes until it was our turn to be seated. We took our grandkids ages 6 and 18 months, along with our daughter. The kids of course were excited about all the animation of the animals and the rain storm, etc. No complaint there.We ordered... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

the atmosphere is great here - but I'd only go with little kids, the food is pricey for what you actually get, but you are paying for the ambiance more than for 'flavour' of course. Staff is always very nice.

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Detroit, Michigan
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80 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

THis place is too cute! inside great lakes crossing mall! Love the burgers! Make reservations always busy

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Menifee, CA
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58 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

Went here for lunch twice in June & July with our grandkids, ages 2, 4 & 6. They absolutely loved it! The 2-year-old (once he got over the initial shock from the noise of the thunderstorm) was totally wide-eyed in amazement. The 4-year old couldn't contain her excitement every time the animals moved and "stared straight at her",and, even though... More 

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mansfield, oh
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74 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

My teenage daughter and I along with her boyfriend decided to eat here. They liked the anamatronic animals along with the thunderstorm. Food is a little pricey. I did not care for the strawberry lemonade even though it did have chunks of strawberries in it. It lacked in flavor. My daughter ordered the portabella wrap and added chicken to it.... More 

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Auburn Hills, Michigan
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23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

The atmosphere is great! I love to sit and watch all the animals move and come to life. The food however, is not worth the price. Its a little pricy for food that I can get better somewhere else for cheaper. If you have never been to a Rainforst Cafe, then I would say go. Once is all you will... More 

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LaSalle, Ontario, Canada
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36 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

There is always something happening some where at this theme restaurant. Kids love it. Kind of expensive but no one leaves hungry

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Farmington, Michigan
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106 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

The food is nothing to brag about; pretty average for what you pay. But it a family-friendly restaurant the kids enjoy. I was a bit surprised that with their Rainforest theme, the only things that the restaurant recycles, according to staff, is its cardboard. That part was disappointing.

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Additional Information about Rainforest Cafe

Address: 4310 Baldwin Rd, Auburn Hills, MI 48326-1277
Phone Number: 248-333-0280
Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Auburn Hills
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 21 - 30
Cuisine: American

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 4310 Baldwin Rd, Auburn Hills, MI 48326-1277
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Auburn Hills
  • Phone Number: 248-333-0280

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 21 - 30
  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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