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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 - 19:00
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Sun 11:00 - 19:00
Mon - Fri 11:00 - 21:00
Sat 11:00 - 21:30
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Palm Coast
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57 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016

Love going to this restaurant, but pricey if you want to go often. I had the pot roast and it was AMAZING! Almost as good as mine =) The atmosphere is always fun, but wish the fish tanks had been occupied. Our service was very good, but diet coke was way off taste.

Thank Jill C
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016

It was a great place to eat with our new Sailor. We enjoyed it and they give a military discount. Our service was a bit slow and my son said, "they do not know how to make a Philly Cheesesteak." but other than that it was very nice and we enjoyed our experience

Thank Lisa E
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

Me and my mom went there for lunch. The place was VERY beautiful decorated and is extremely atmospheric it was very nice but if you are prone too headaches I would recommend taking some ibuprofen with you!

Thank Crystal G
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281 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

While shopping at the mall we stopped for lunch. We ordered five adult meals and one kid menu. There weren't many people in the restaurant so we thought we'd get our food faster but we thought wrong. Service was slow. We only saw two servers and a girl bringing the food out. I ordered a Reuben sandwich. It cost extra... More 

Thank Darlene H
Round Lake Park, Illinois
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

We tried Rainforest again for a birthday celebration in Feb. Over the many years this restaurant has been in Gurnee Mall, we have tried it a handful of times. There always is something not quite right. The food is unremarkable and sometimes not so great and the service is frustrating - really difficult to locate a server sometimes due to... More 

Thank lelaChicago
Chicago, Illinois
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

The food was mediocre and over priced, ambience was nice if you have kids. I had always heard about them before I moved to the area and had to try it. However the amount of food for the money just didn't add up.

Thank dtaylor2009
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016

This restaurant was on a list of places close to our hotel The Sleep Inn (we were in the area for Navy Graduation) We ate lunch here Friday, July 29th 2016 right after our son graduated Navy Boot camp. Coincidentally my son was talking about the Rainforest Cafe restaurants with his bunk mate earlier in the week and he said... More 

Thank SuperSteelers
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103 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

Went to six flags park yesterday and left to come celebrate a good friends 7th birthday lunch...everything was Great we had excellent service, my shrimp trio dinner was fantastic the 2 girls had the kids lunch and my friend opted for chicken Parmesan that she also enjoyed... I am a Landrys member which I highly recommend joining...We ordered her the... More 

Thank maureen r
Hartford City, Indiana
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231 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

Ever since we ate at the one in Disney World, my son has been wanting to go back. I didn't think that we had one this close, so when we found this one, we had to go. Once again, we had a great experience. We all 4 had a great meal and the kids had fun doing the scavenger hunt... More 

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Rolling Meadows, United States
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016

The woodfield location was the same as it was when it opened, nothing new, fish tanks cloudy,sound from speakers garbled and food just ok at best. Waste of money in my book!

Thank Rick S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 21 - US$ 30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:30
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?