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Rainforest Cafe

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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
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Cedarville, Michigan
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194 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Situated across from the Sea Life Aquarium this was a natural stop for lunch with the kids. Great service and very nice children's menu. The kids loved the thunderstorm and lightening as well as the animals coming to life. Fun and tasty lunch.

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Thank saltedradish
West Branch, Michigan
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31 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Wow we looked at the menu and said this place is too expensive and the smell of dirty water was a turn off too! Over rated for sure!

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Thank cloudsinmyeyes
Jenison, Michigan
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

While this restaurant is kind of a novelty, our kids really enjoyed watching all the animals moving, roaring and growling and seeing all the beautiful aquariums. The thunderstorm every 20 minutes or so was a nice surprise for them too. Expect to pay a little more than other restaurants for the same food (which is pretty good) but know your... More 

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Thank jeffbeatsminecraft
Toledo, Ohio
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I love the food and the atmosphere at Rainforest Cafe!!! My favorite dish is the coconut shrimp. My son really loved the volcano cake. Shopping at the gift shop if fun too!!!

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Thank Kimberly H
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very interactive, 2.99 kids meals on wednesday, free face painting, free balloons and animatronic animals every 30 minutes. Only down side is the prices. A burger was 13 and up. There weren't even cheap appetizers. The food was delicious.

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1 Thank Stacey A
Kalamazoo, Michigan
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220 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have been to this place probably 3 times in the past year, and the service is always slow and terrible. The place is more times than not, backed up where you must make a reservation with some wait time. Which is fine, just make sure you plan ahead. But after you wait, you expect to have some sort of... More 

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Thank LifeisTooShort69
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016 via mobile

Delicious food with very large portions. Check for coupons before you go. We found a coupon online for a free appetizer, but not until after we ordered, so we could have spent a little less on our dinner. Staff was very friendly and helpful. My kids really enjoyed the aquariums, animals, and especially the thunderstorm!!!

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Thank Karen C
Lancaster, Ohio
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75 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016 via mobile

We took our two young children to this restaurant, having already dined at the Disney World location. The atmosphere is amazing, but has a very overpriced and limited menu. The $8 Dino nuggets on the kids menu were the exact same nuggets that one could buy in the grocery store.

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1 Thank Zach C
Hillsdale
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21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016

Excellent food & their portions are very large....but they are a bit pricey when it comes to what's on their menu. However, be prepared for that as they are in a mall. Good atmosphere, service was good.... Beer wasn't cold & at almost 5 bucks a bottle, I figured they could make it at leaset a bit frosty.

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Thank Laqudis
Bloomfield Hills, Michigan
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33 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016

My three year old grandson was enamored with this place, the large aquariums, animatronics, the theme. I knew that it would be overpriced, that isn't my issue but expect to pay a lot if you decide to go. Upon arrival we were greeted warmly and promptly seated. After being seated it took no less than ten minutes for a server... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$21 - $30
Cuisine
American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Families with children, Special occasions
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
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

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?