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4310 Baldwin Rd, Auburn Hills, MI 48326-1277
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Ionia, Michigan
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37 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The food is average and over priced. Our plates were so hot and the food was not very good. It had been sitting under a hot lamp for some time. We were all hungry so I didn't matter and we were not going to wait more. You are paying for the atmosphere. Service is average. I would recommend waiting for... More 

Thank SmifeTravelingFamily
West Bloomfield, Michigan
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This place is very popular, always crowded when we go. Very fun atmosphere for kids. I just wish they had more of a selection for food. No healthy choices, just the standard fries, burgers, chicken strips, etc, and very overpriced.

Thank Sandy A
Flint, Michigan
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151 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

With young kids, it's fun. Anything beyond that, the Rain Forest Cafe is far overpriced. The food is just above marginal quality, buy the wait staff is happy. The money is made on the rows of merchandise you have to navigate through just to get to the restaurant. It's fun to go once, maybe twice. Anymore and it's a waste.

Thank Jeremy G
Battle Creek, Michigan
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10 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Very big and nice restaurant. A bit noisy, but a nice clean place to eat. Food was good and generous portions. Wait time was very short. Would definitely go there again.

Thank hannavicki48
Rochester Hills, Michigan
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The jungle atmosphere theme is nicely done. The food is good, but very expensive for the items served. VERY child friendly. The restaurant is loud, not just the diners, but with roars and stampedes going thru to entertain. Wait staff are friendly and know the menu well. If you go during a 'peak' time, make reservations (if available) or be... More 

Thank l b
Port Huron, Michigan
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224 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I love going here because of the atmosphere -- especially if you go with kids. I feel like I am in Disney World of something but I am near home. The other times I have gone there, the food was not very good and it is quite expensive. This time, all of us had excellent main courses. I did not... More 

1 Thank nrocpop
Hamilton, Canada
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72 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were here for my daughter's 8th birthday. Seemed like the whole restaurant was having a birthday that night. We were seated near the aquarium tank at the front of the restaurant which was away from the animatronics but also away from the noise.

Thank gruton
Cedarville, Michigan
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195 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

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.

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 5 weeks ago 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!

Thank cloudsinmyeyes
Jenison, Michigan
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2016

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 

1 Thank jeffbeatsminecraft

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$21 - $30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special occasions, Large groups, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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 have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?