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“Kids will love it” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Rainforest Cafe

Rainforest Cafe
1800 E Buena Vista Dr, Orlando, FL 32830 (Lake Buena Vista)
(407) 827-8500
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Ranked #346 of 3,167 Restaurants in Orlando
Price range: $21 - $30
Cuisines: American, Eclectic
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Neighborhood: Lake Buena Vista
Saranac, Michigan
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“Kids will love it”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2013

Parents may not as it is very hard to talk/hear each other. The giftshop is large and very nice. Beautiful fishtanks. The waiters/staff very nice but food does take a long time to get and drinks refilled simply because the place is so large and constantly busy. Definitely get a reservation and eat before you get there! Food okay, not great to be completely honestly. Definitely paying for the atmosphere.

Visited April 2013
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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“scenic and entertaining with a top meal!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2013

planned to come here on a "quiet" night but was offered a 2 hour wait? But was then offered to sign up for a membership card and was then whizzed to a table within 5 mins! the service was friendly and relaxing and very helpful when it came to explaining the restaurant and the menu. The scenery was awesome and the menu was spot on with prices as you would expect for a good restaurant in Downtown Disney. The meals came out and steak was cooked well and accompanied by tasty ribs and superb coconut shrimps. The place had a great atmosphere and with a shop inside, plenty of souvenirs to buy and don't forget your camera! Only small moan was the desert choice was very poor.

  • Visited May 2013
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San Antonio, Texas
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“Early Dinner...not worth the price”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2013

My wife loves The Rainforest Cafe. I could always take it or leave it...I figure you are always paying twice as much for the ambiance. We went for an early dinner during our visit to the Animal Kingdom. The waitress was ok, but not that attentive, and the food was pretty bland (and small portioned for the price.) It was probably the least favorite of our sit down meals during our time at Disney.

Visited April 2013
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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“Great place, long wait”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2013

In Orlando, especially downtown Disney, there is going to be a long wait for everything. That is the only problem. Restruant is great.

Visited March 2013
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RALEIGH
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“Unique!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2013

We loved the uniqueness of Rainforest Cafe! The wait is inevitable; however, worth it! Excellent staff, service, facilities, and food!

Visited July 2012
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