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Rainforest Cafe - Disney Animal Kingdom

#180 of 2,933 Restaurants in Orlando
Certificate of Excellence
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505 N Rainforest Rd, Lake Buena Vista, Orlando, FL 32830-8419
+1 407-938-9100
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Wrexham
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17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Enjoyed our visit to this restaurant. It was jam packed for a late lunch, food took a while but plenty for the kids to look at to keep them occupied. Slightly on the expensive side, but as you'd expect for this type of themed restaurant.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Had evening meal here during recent family holiday - party of 6 with meals ranging from very good to very poor (chicken pasta - slop). Rainforest theme entertaining but very loud and starts to prove annoying after an hour. Main issue with this restaurant was the temperature - absolutely freezing, all dinner guests were putting on coats if they had... More 

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Lady Lake, Florida
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We were heading to eat inside when we noticed tables with menus outside on the way in and asked if okay to eat outside, Molly the server said she would be glad to help us and wait on us. Her recommendations were wonderful. We do eat there regularly and now will be sure to ask for her to serve us.... More 

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Bristol
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112 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Fun restaurant next to the entrance of Animal Kingdom so easy to visit even when at the park. Good choice of food options and considering its location not too expensive. Interesting decor with funky animals. Wait time was less than expected 15 minutes but we did try for a reservation early but were told it was fully booked. I think... More 

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Dubuque, Iowa
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45 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We could see several open tables but we still had to wait for one. Once we finally got seated, no one came to wait on us! We had to ask an employee walking by to take our order. I've been to different Rainforest locations and this was the worst! We had the appetizer sampler and it was mediocre.

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Aylesbury, England, United Kingdom
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205 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Our first evening meal in Disney world and although we had made a reservation the time we had wait was a bit to long, BUT when we got our table all was good. Service, food and drinks we really nice.

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Thank AJracer54
London, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We booked to visit the Rainforest Café months before we travelled to Florida. When we arrived at the Café for our table reservation on time we still had to wait 45 minutes for our table for 2 people which I thought was a bit much considering we had a table reservation so we could see Rivers of Light after we... More 

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Tupelo, Mississippi
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12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have been to this location numerous times and it is always wonderful. The check in is the only negative part. Even when you make a reservation, you have to wait in line behind everyone. We had a 5 o'clock reservation, which we were on time for. However, after waiting in the extremely long line to get to the hostess,... More 

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Essex, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Booked a table for the evening for dinner, great service and friendly staff couldn't do Enough for you and great with the kids never felt rushed quite a lot on the menu, choose prawns covered in coconut which was delicious would have them again great ending to a nice day at animal kingdom and good value for money.

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Success, Australia
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47 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We made a reservation for 6pm and when we arrived there was one queue for checking in, which was a good 20-30 minutes wait. After we checked in we spent another 20-30 minutes waiting for our table. Once at the table we ordered the food with our drinks as we had a ride to get to but the food took... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 505 N Rainforest Rd, Lake Buena Vista, Orlando, FL 32830-8419
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Central Florida  >  Orlando
  • Phone Number: +1 407-938-9100
  • This restaurant is at Walt Disney World (requires admission)

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?