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Rainforest Cafe

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6170 Grand Ave, Ste 857, Gurnee, IL 60031-4592
+1 847-855-7800
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Sat 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
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Gurnee, Illinois
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45 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Grandma Team loves this place. We had jambalaya. We loved it. Great service. No wait time. And shopped in the gift shop when we were done.

1 Thank Penny B
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59 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed April 17, 2017 via mobile

Good food with an awesome atmosphere. I've always wanted to go to a Rainforest Cafe and it did not disappoint. If you're in the area check it out!

Thank Ryan O
Moline, Illinois
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41 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed April 17, 2017

Our grandchildren loved eating here. The younger ones especially loved the sights and sounds. It's such a fun place to take pictures too. Oh, and the menu was good too!!!

Thank vickymoore65
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73 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed April 11, 2017

On Spring break with my Daughter-in-law and 4 Grandchildren. After the Amazing Mirror Maze, we stopped in here to get a dessert. Found out it was kids night and they are for $3.99, which included a drink, we ate dinner. The girls wanted the volcano for dessert.

Thank Gloriousglo
Chicago, Illinois
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698 reviews
130 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 841 helpful votes
Reviewed March 30, 2017

PROS:it's inside the mall so convenient if it's raining outside and you don't want to eat in any of the fast food places in the 2 food courts of the mall. old animatronic animals inside that would not be out of place in the jungle island of Disneyland circa 1960. CONS: the old fascinating acrylic tubes that contained fish are... More 

1 Thank Big_bro_1_usa
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34 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed March 30, 2017 via mobile

My second visit to this restaurant and once again I loved the Caribbean Coconut Prawns. This is a great place for all members of the family and especially children. A couple of families had birthdays and the staff did a great job of making the lucky individuals the centre of attention - obviously arranged by another family member. The service... More 

Thank Chris T
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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53 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed March 30, 2017

I would give them an A for Ambiance - great layout and the animatronics are great. Kids loved it. The fish tanks are spectacular. the B is for service. They really weren't that busy but took a bit longer than I had expected to get served. Finally, the C is for quality of the food. Mediocre at best. We had... More 

Thank mnick554
2 reviews
Reviewed March 20, 2017

Visited here over the weekend with my kids and we had a great time. The staff was very nice and pleasant, the food was really good and the ambiance was awesome. Next time we are going through town we will definitely stop here again.

Thank Josh T
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34 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed March 19, 2017 via mobile

The menu has changed significantly since our last visit. For such a themed restaurant, we were a little disappointed with the menu. They also took out all the fish from the tanks which we were disappointed in. Over all for the cost of food, we'd probably go elsewhere next time. The waitress was nice and kept checking in with us.

1 Thank Jbone7880
Chicago, Illinois
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159 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed March 6, 2017 via mobile

Average food, decent cost and a real fun atmosphere. No hurries no worries. Have fun and chill in the rain forest

Thank A-Business-Guy

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Average prices
$21 - $30
American, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Special occasions, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6170 Grand Ave, Ste 857, Gurnee, IL 60031-4592
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Lake County  >  Gurnee
  • Phone Number: +1 847-855-7800

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?