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Rainforest Cafe

605 N Clark St, Chicago, IL 60654-3701
+1 312-787-1501
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good36%
  • Average23%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible8%
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11:00 am - 9:00 pmAll hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
605 N Clark St, Chicago, IL 60654-3701
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I came here with my sister for lunch- had been planning this for the last 9 months. It was fabulous. The staff were great our server (whom I don’t remember his name) he was awesome, super helpful and very attentive to make sure we were...More

Thank GracieAmy1990
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I've never been disappointed with a Rainforest Cafe,& this one lived up to the corporate standards. Not cheap, but good food with animatronic entertainment

Thank drcser
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our kids had a lot of run here looking at the animals and jungle decor. The food and drinks are more expensive than you might expect to pay, but the theme is the attraction. I had the pot roast which was actually very good and...More

Thank OrlandoTraveler32814
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It's an odd place, decorated like a rainforest with moving animals and 'rainstorms' every 20 minuets. The food is reasonable, a little pricey but nice enough. You really go for the decoration rather than the food. Going on my own as a 20+ year old...More

Thank HodgesPW
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

The restaurant was ok. It is not ideal for a quiet date night as there are many parents that like to bring their children here. The food was ok but I would consider it a bit over priced. I would not visit here again just...More

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Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

At there around 7pm and were told it's a hour wait. We looked around the gift shop and took some photos outside. Ended up waiting only about a half hour. Kids loved all the animals and everything on the walls. Sucks that they got rid...More

Thank EGWoz
Reviewed 21 August 2017

Rainforest Cafe is a fun restaurant to eat with kids. We took grandkids and they really enjoyed their time there. I feel the food was over priced, however, it was good.

Thank Phyllis V
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

This is a great place to celebrate something special if you plan to go all out. The gimmicks are there with a price in the name of light up drinks or ones in a huge frog cup that becomes toy box fodder later. The meal...More

Thank amybrushaber
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

Very interesting interieur mimicking an African rain forest with the noises and stuff. Having a nice dinner we could see at least three family birthdays with cakes and singing waiters and waitresses dressed as jungle explorers. The kinds seemed to like it. A bit dark...More

Thank Klára K
Reviewed 11 August 2017

I didn't initially plan on visiting this restaurant, but my 3 year old saw the giant froggy on the top of the building and that was that. Definitely geared for families with kids, the interior decor is lively, with animatronic animals and a little "thunderstorm"....More

Thank EricWolske
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Keaton M
22 December 2016|
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Response from Erin F | Reviewed this property |
We always use valet parking when we go to this location, it's pricier than paying to park yourself but quite a bit easier when you have little kids (especially if the weather is bad).
Anna M
13 May 2015|
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Response from jeffandvince | Reviewed this property |
Yes - the food is predictably overpriced - be careful when you order. Skip the expensive soft drinks and you'll save a fortune. All of these "theme" restaurants are more expensive than most places, but it isn't prohibitive... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 21 - USD 30
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
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 - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 605 N Clark St, Chicago, IL 60654-3701
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Near North Side
  • Neighbourhood: Near North Side
  • Phone Number: +1 312-787-1501
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