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Rainforest Cafe

D121 Woodfield Mall, Schaumburg, IL 60173-5018
(847) 619-1900
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mount zion, illinois
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52 reviews 52 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014 NEW

We had asked for a quiet table after traveling with no sleep for over 36 hours, and they pleasantly accommodated! They were friendly, and the food was truly delicious as usual!

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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

I hadn't been to a rainforest cafe since I was probably 12... so I begged my fiance to take me there for lunch on our vacation. After waiting 10 minutes to be seated in thr nearly dead restaurant,(there was only 3 other tables occupied) they put us by the dolphins (which don't do anything...) and were quick to take our... More

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Oakford, Illinois
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33 reviews 33 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

I thought the food was much better than I'd expected. And our waitress did a great job. On the other hand, the fake animals get tiring after a few roars and once you've heard the false thunderclap a few times you'll wish you'd brought earplugs. Not to be a cynic, though. These things have a certain appeal with kids, and... More

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Springfield, United States
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

We love the Rainforest Cafe! this is a great place to eat! we went here on our Anniversary trip in 2012 everything was perfect food and service. although we are used to the one in Orlando where they have a better selection on there menu than this one it was still really good.we will be back next mo.

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San Jose
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28 reviews 28 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

PROS: very good fake forest environment with moving animals, decent food CONS: faint smell of reused water everywhere, kids (10yrs) weren't engaged, disinterested waiters DETAILS: Kids asked to go for their 10th b-day. They had heard a lot of positive things about the one in San Francisco. Waiting for our ORD flight, we stopped for dinner. I was surprised that... More

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Northlake, Illinois
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

We took our (3) small grandchildren and I was very surprised how good the food was. Unfortunately the service was very slow. Restaurant was not very busy but yet they were making people wait so perhaps they were short on Servers. We arrived a half hour early for our reservation and they wouldn't seat us. I pointed out to the... More

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Vincennes, Indiana, United States
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

The place was pretty empty. We asked to sit by one of the animatronic animals. Was led to a tree where we could not see anything without getting up. Been to many rfcafe... Not much in this one really. We just ordered water & appetizers & still had a crazy bill. Tons of stuff in the gift shop to choose... More

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Indiana
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18 reviews 18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

Visited with my daughter and grand-daughter. It took 15 minutes to find us a seat even though the restaurant was more that half empty. Server was nice but inattentive. Food cost about twice its value. Was underwhelmed by our food and server.

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Burlington, Iowa
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

This is the second rainforest cafe that I have visited. It's very neat to see and walk through. The food is not that good. It's over priced. You go here for the atmosphere, not the food. If I saw one again, I would take a peak inside and find someplace with better, less expensive food to eat.

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Rockford, Illinois
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

Great choices on the menu. Our 6 year old requests to go to Rainforest Cafe every year for her birthday. Friendly staff. Good prices - although they've increased since last year. Love the animal noises, etc every 20 minutes or so.

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