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Rainforest Cafe

306 South Ave, Mall of America, Level 3, Bloomington, MN 55425
+1 952-854-7500
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good27%
  • Average31%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible7%
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“volcano dessert” (11 reviews)
“coconut shrimp” (12 reviews)
“fajitas” (8 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM Hours
Seafood, American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
306 South Ave, Mall of America, Level 3, Bloomington, MN 55425
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Reviewed 20 March 2011

When we went (we went twice in the week we were there just to get the full experience), the first place we sat was right by a fish tank, and little kids kept blocking our table and such. it's also pretty crowded in there.. the...More

Date of visit: July 2010
Thank woohoo22
Reviewed 5 March 2011

This is a great restaurant, the food is great and the service is fantastic. The animals and the sounds made the kids very interested. Every 20 min a thunderstorm would start and the animals would start moving it was very cool. You definitely don't want...More

Date of visit: February 2011
Thank ktstrickland
Reviewed 5 September 2010

We usually eat at RFC when in Minneapolis for doctor's appointments for my son. On this last visit I was very disappointed to find not only a smaller portion, but the salad I have always loved is no longer being served with the Chicken Fried...More

Thank iowateacher
Reviewed 28 August 2010

Very disappointed by prices and food quality during Aug 2010 visit on a Thursday evening. There was no wait . Server was so over the top friendly that he just came off plain goofy. It was a relief when new server finished our visit due...More

Thank secondmoon95
Reviewed 11 August 2010

We were a party of 2 adults and two kids who went on Monday at 11:30 (opens at 11). We were seated quickly and our waitress took our drink order soon after that. We did not have any line at that time. You may want...More

Thank JohnsonCabin
Reviewed 31 July 2010

This place is a glorified Applebee's. Though we were seated quickly a line started to form right after we got there. There must have been like 8000 people with there screaming kids in there. Food was just average. Difficult to talk and walk over all...More

Thank whitewch
Reviewed 25 July 2010

This is a place to eat at when you have children with you and when you have calculated how to beat the crowd. We arrived at 11 AM on Saturday and were second in line but by time we ended the meal the place was...More

1  Thank MNCondoDude
Reviewed 9 April 2010

The place itself is neat, nice atmosphere but thats about it. The food is expensive which most people know going in but the quality of the food is pretty bad, the service is slow and not great and make sure you check the tip line...More

Thank maintain242001
Reviewed 3 April 2010

Our longtime favorite place to eat when visiting Mall Of America had a management switch that ruined our dining experience. For nearly 20 years I have faithfully patronized this Rainforest Cafe but the manager John's customer service skills were so bad I will not be...More

Thank huskertravelers
Reviewed 1 April 2010

The service was OK altho not great for a tourist trap -- but my food was terrible -- overcooked (probably microwaved) and tough. There was salt on the rims of non-alcoholic drinks served to my child and I (huh?) and the wait staff was mostly...More

Thank momtrips
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18 February 2017|
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Response from MarianF457 | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure, we didn't have reservations for the 3 of us and waited maybe 5 minutes to be seated. Go to their website and try, especially if you have a big group! Good Luck and Enjoy
21 December 2016|
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Response from MarianF457 | Reviewed this property |
I don't believe they take reservations, but we only had about a 15 minute wait on a Friday at noon. The searing capacity was bigger than I thought it would be.
6 April 2016|
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Response from MarianF457 | Reviewed this property |
Considering this is a novelty restaurant in the Mall of America, we did not consider it to be expensive. The three adults ate for about $38 and we were full!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, 有泊車位, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 306 South Ave, Mall of America, Level 3, Bloomington, MN 55425
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Bloomington
  • Phone Number: +1 952-854-7500
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