Rainforest Cafe - CLOSED

★★★★★
  • 145 Jefferson Street 400 Ste 400

    San Francisco, CA 94133

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  • 415-440-5610

About Rainforest Cafe

Hours
Mon. - Thu. 11am - 9:15pm;Fri. 11am - 10:15pm;Sat. 11am - 11:15pm;Sun. CLOSED

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It's really fun for kids...if you're near all the action. If you're in the back...it's just another over priced resturant. The food is fair. \r
One MAJOR piece of advice.....ONLY use cash. Soon after we left the place my bank called to

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★★★★★

It's really fun for kids...if you're near all the action. If you're in the back...it's just another over priced resturant. The food is fair. \r
One MAJOR piece of advice.....ONLY use cash. Soon after we left the place my bank called to

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Very fun environment. Took my cousins last week and we had a great time. The food was good for a family style restaurant, but the only thing was that it was a bit noisy inside for me. Other than that I would def recommend for a fun day out with the family!

4
★★★★☆

Very fun environment. Took my cousins last week and we had a great time. The food was good for a family style restaurant, but the only thing was that it was a bit noisy inside for me. Other than that I would def recommend for a fun day out with the family!

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Our family has been there many times in the past few years and never had a single issue. The service was good and food was fresh and delicious. Not this time.
We arrived there 10 minutes prior to our reservation time and were almost

3
★★★★★

Our family has been there many times in the past few years and never had a single issue. The service was good and food was fresh and delicious. Not this time.
We arrived there 10 minutes prior to our reservation time and were almost

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Visited on a Monday afternoon before the lunch rush. There were only a few tables occupied. My water glass was dirty and had to be replaced. The sides were cold and fries were added to an entre when my guest specifically declined them.

3
★★★★★

Visited on a Monday afternoon before the lunch rush. There were only a few tables occupied. My water glass was dirty and had to be replaced. The sides were cold and fries were added to an entre when my guest specifically declined them.

Cons: Lack of attention to detail

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Sad to say that Rainforest food that I ordered taste like frozen. I ordered Chicken Fried Steak for $17.99, I mean the price is was too much. Root Ber cost $3.50 a bottle. I could have gone to Alioto's Restaurant for lunch menu and have

3
★★★★★

Sad to say that Rainforest food that I ordered taste like frozen. I ordered Chicken Fried Steak for $17.99, I mean the price is was too much. Root Ber cost $3.50 a bottle. I could have gone to Alioto's Restaurant for lunch menu and have

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Please do not go this hole in the wall. It is absolutely garbage. The food is horrible and service is bad. All this place seems to do is salty frozen Costco with ranch dressing. Just like every other wharf restaurant add some ranch to make

3
★★★★★

Please do not go this hole in the wall. It is absolutely garbage. The food is horrible and service is bad. All this place seems to do is salty frozen Costco with ranch dressing. Just like every other wharf restaurant add some ranch to make

Pros: there is only one location in SF, at the wharf, earthquake will destroy these people

Cons: food, service, value

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Great place to go relax on the wharf. The kids are entertained the entire time. Food is good and the specials are fun. My kids said it was the favorite dinner on vacation.

5
★★★★★

Great place to go relax on the wharf. The kids are entertained the entire time. Food is good and the specials are fun. My kids said it was the favorite dinner on vacation.

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This is a fun place to take guests or a big group. The larger-than-life foliage, aquarium tanks, moving jungle animals, and periodic lightning shows are fun and make the meal memorable. The menu is HUGE with tons of options, most pretty

3
★★★★★

This is a fun place to take guests or a big group. The larger-than-life foliage, aquarium tanks, moving jungle animals, and periodic lightning shows are fun and make the meal memorable. The menu is HUGE with tons of options, most pretty

Pros: ambience, good for families/big groups

Cons: average food, sometimes a long wait

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I often take visiting out of town guests here simply because it's a fun place to go. The quality of the food is really hit-and-miss...some menu items are tasty (such as the crab cake sandwich...which, as of last month, was no longer on

3
★★★★★

I often take visiting out of town guests here simply because it's a fun place to go. The quality of the food is really hit-and-miss...some menu items are tasty (such as the crab cake sandwich...which, as of last month, was no longer on

Pros: The rainforest scenery and animatronics

Cons: Parking (just like the rest of SF, no street parking available, lot a block away) -- no valet.

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Rainforest Cafe located in the heart of Fisherman's Wharf, is a nice place to have lunch, and to get away from things. The environment is amazing, and there is plenty of eye candy. The wait for dishes is somewhat long, and the food isn't anything to brag about. There's very limited parking nearby, and not really worth the hassle to make a special trip to. There are at times long waits, however if your interested in a different twist to dining, this is a decent place to have lunch.

3
★★★☆☆

Rainforest Cafe located in the heart of Fisherman's Wharf, is a nice place to have lunch, and to get away from things. The environment is amazing, and there is plenty of eye candy. The wait for dishes is somewhat long, and the food isn't anything to brag about. There's very limited parking nearby, and not really worth the hassle to make a special trip to. There are at times long waits, however if your interested in a different twist to dining, this is a decent place to have lunch.

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Rainforest Cafe is a very pleasant to look at restaurant. With the rainforest theme and fish tanks all over the place, its a great place to bring young children or it can be a place to simply enjoy a sociable setting.

Downside - if you don't get there before lunch/rush/dinner time, then be ready to wait up to 30-45 mins. for a table. On top of that, the food isn't as great as you would expect at those prices.

Service is decent, but at times you may wish for more privacy.

3
★★★☆☆

Rainforest Cafe is a very pleasant to look at restaurant. With the rainforest theme and fish tanks all over the place, its a great place to bring young children or it can be a place to simply enjoy a sociable setting.

Downside - if you don't get there before lunch/rush/dinner time, then be ready to wait up to 30-45 mins. for a table. On top of that, the food isn't as great as you would expect at those prices.

Service is decent, but at times you may wish for more privacy.

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This cafe offers great food and great service. The food is exceptional and they have a great menu and many options to chose from. I would HIGHLY recommend this cafe to anyone.

5
★★★★★

This cafe offers great food and great service. The food is exceptional and they have a great menu and many options to chose from. I would HIGHLY recommend this cafe to anyone.

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the decoration at this chain resturaunt is well above average, though the food is mediocre and the prices are high. this is a great place to take children, be sure to save some money for the gift shop though!

3
★★★☆☆

the decoration at this chain resturaunt is well above average, though the food is mediocre and the prices are high. this is a great place to take children, be sure to save some money for the gift shop though!

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Fun atmosphere. Overall, a unique fun place to eat, yet very crowded. I've eaten here three times and everytime it's a different experience. Enjoy the food and the atmosphere.

5
★★★★★

Fun atmosphere. Overall, a unique fun place to eat, yet very crowded. I've eaten here three times and everytime it's a different experience. Enjoy the food and the atmosphere.

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Expect to wait when coming here. I think the restaurant purposely make diners wait for a table so that they will have to browse the retail area. When we finally got our table upstairs, we noticed that the restaurant had plenty of tables available. Yet, they make people wait. This place is great for kids with the lightning effects and the large aquariums. Our daughter was entranced by all the tropical fish. However, the food is mediocre at best.

PROS: Great Atmosphere
CONS: Long Wait

3
★★★☆☆

Expect to wait when coming here. I think the restaurant purposely make diners wait for a table so that they will have to browse the retail area. When we finally got our table upstairs, we noticed that the restaurant had plenty of tables available. Yet, they make people wait. This place is great for kids with the lightning effects and the large aquariums. Our daughter was entranced by all the tropical fish. However, the food is mediocre at best.

PROS: Great Atmosphere
CONS: Long Wait

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We waited so long just to order and when that food took forever, we ordered an appetizer. Even the appetizer took a long time. Children receive a special $2.99 rate for each paying adult on Wednesdays but the restaurant will charge for

3
★★★★★

We waited so long just to order and when that food took forever, we ordered an appetizer. Even the appetizer took a long time. Children receive a special $2.99 rate for each paying adult on Wednesdays but the restaurant will charge for

Pros: fun atmosphere, good food

Cons: pricey, slow service

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This place is a FABULOUS getaway. You forget you're in the city. You will be swept away by the amazing atmosphere...the thunder & lightning, shooting stars, gorillas going crazy, elephants stomping and roaring jaguars! Don't forget the

3
★★★★★

This place is a FABULOUS getaway. You forget you're in the city. You will be swept away by the amazing atmosphere...the thunder & lightning, shooting stars, gorillas going crazy, elephants stomping and roaring jaguars! Don't forget the

Pros: Great Atmosphere, Great Food, Great Staff

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this restaurant is really interesting. it has a lot of unique designs that you would never expect a restaurant to have. good food and great view of everything.

5
★★★★★

this restaurant is really interesting. it has a lot of unique designs that you would never expect a restaurant to have. good food and great view of everything.

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This place is an incredible find! This restaurant/shop is beautifully decorated with jungle plants and animals. I've got to say that it's out of the ordinary. If you're set for great cuisine, and a meal to remember, be sure to visit. They have a wonderful menu that'll make your inner Tarzan or Jane scream in delight.

5
★★★★★

This place is an incredible find! This restaurant/shop is beautifully decorated with jungle plants and animals. I've got to say that it's out of the ordinary. If you're set for great cuisine, and a meal to remember, be sure to visit. They have a wonderful menu that'll make your inner Tarzan or Jane scream in delight.

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the ribs here are good. the appetizers are truly appetizing. nice place. nice scene. nice furnishings. nice view. great waiters. great items and nice retails.

5
★★★★★

the ribs here are good. the appetizers are truly appetizing. nice place. nice scene. nice furnishings. nice view. great waiters. great items and nice retails.

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food here is great. the most amazing thing here is the design. great design and great place. looks small outside, but huge inside. very realistic jungle.

5
★★★★★

food here is great. the most amazing thing here is the design. great design and great place. looks small outside, but huge inside. very realistic jungle.

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this is a restaurant and a shop. very cool and very realistic. the things in the walls talk and it sounds like you're in the jungle. it's very nice! i like it.

5
★★★★★

this is a restaurant and a shop. very cool and very realistic. the things in the walls talk and it sounds like you're in the jungle. it's very nice! i like it.

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i absolutely loved this place! the experience was wonderful. it's a restaurant and a store. it looks like live and realistic animals live there and it really does look like a rainforest. the models are fantastic and they move! i really enjoyed this place and i'm for sure coming back here. food was good too!

5
★★★★★

i absolutely loved this place! the experience was wonderful. it's a restaurant and a store. it looks like live and realistic animals live there and it really does look like a rainforest. the models are fantastic and they move! i really enjoyed this place and i'm for sure coming back here. food was good too!

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this place looks really cool! the food here was really good too! i had a lot of fun here. it seemed like i was in a real jungle and that there were real animals.

4
★★★★☆

this place looks really cool! the food here was really good too! i had a lot of fun here. it seemed like i was in a real jungle and that there were real animals.

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A unique restaurant and retail concept is an adventure through the most realistic indoor rain forest ever created! Discover amazingly lush surroundings, cascading waterfalls, and beautiful giant aquariums

PROS: The Thunder Storm in the Middle of Dinner!!
CONS: A Little Expensive, but well worth it

5
★★★★★

A unique restaurant and retail concept is an adventure through the most realistic indoor rain forest ever created! Discover amazingly lush surroundings, cascading waterfalls, and beautiful giant aquariums

PROS: The Thunder Storm in the Middle of Dinner!!
CONS: A Little Expensive, but well worth it

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The atmosphere of the restaurant is worth the time to dine here alone. I definitely recommend making reservations however. Like most popular restaurants, walk-ins could wait up to an hour and a half to be seated. It's like that

3
★★★★★

The atmosphere of the restaurant is worth the time to dine here alone. I definitely recommend making reservations however. Like most popular restaurants, walk-ins could wait up to an hour and a half to be seated. It's like that

Pros: Atmosphere, Gift Shop, Location

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we waited 50 minutes before being seated, full 20 minutes until the waitress took our orders, and 30 more minutes till the food actually arrived after that. The food was actually decent, but it certainly was not worth the wait.

3
★★★★★

we waited 50 minutes before being seated, full 20 minutes until the waitress took our orders, and 30 more minutes till the food actually arrived after that. The food was actually decent, but it certainly was not worth the wait.

Pros: kids friendly

Cons: long wait

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Because we haven't made a recevation beforehand, me and my friend waited about 20 minutes (it was a Tuesday night) browsing in the funny rainforest shop downstairs the restaurant. But waiting tha table was worth the time; the decoration

3
★★★★★

Because we haven't made a recevation beforehand, me and my friend waited about 20 minutes (it was a Tuesday night) browsing in the funny rainforest shop downstairs the restaurant. But waiting tha table was worth the time; the decoration

Pros: athmosphere, decoration, food

Cons: crowded

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I showed up with a party of four on MLK day and had to wait for 30 mins, which didn't turn out too bad because there were a lot of funky little jungle things to mess with in the store (though most of it is just tourist ripoff stuff). Once

3
★★★★★

I showed up with a party of four on MLK day and had to wait for 30 mins, which didn't turn out too bad because there were a lot of funky little jungle things to mess with in the store (though most of it is just tourist ripoff stuff). Once

Pros: Jungle Theme, Service, Menu

Cons: Long wait

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I took a date to this restaurant and I have to say I was very surprised. We caught this place just walking up the warf. The food was great and the service was very attentive. The atmosphere is very animated with the safari animals and

3
★★★★★

I took a date to this restaurant and I have to say I was very surprised. We caught this place just walking up the warf. The food was great and the service was very attentive. The atmosphere is very animated with the safari animals and

Pros: the aquarium, good service, good food

Cons: it allows kids, it was cold

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I really love Rainforest Cafe!!! I love the ambiance, the food, the fun and friendly service. The workers are from different parts of the world which makes it unique. I highly recommend it for anyone who loves differnt types Latin foods

3
★★★★★

I really love Rainforest Cafe!!! I love the ambiance, the food, the fun and friendly service. The workers are from different parts of the world which makes it unique. I highly recommend it for anyone who loves differnt types Latin foods

Pros: inexpensive, tourist attraction, great ambiance

Cons: hard to find parking, crowded weekends

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We had to sit in the bar for about an hour before we were finally seated. The apitizers were okay and the bartenders were nice. Once we were seated, we ordered our meals and somehow mine never came. It took me forever to get the waiters

3
★★★★★

We had to sit in the bar for about an hour before we were finally seated. The apitizers were okay and the bartenders were nice. Once we were seated, we ordered our meals and somehow mine never came. It took me forever to get the waiters

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We went the weekend of July 4th. Never again. The service was HORRIBLE. The seaters argue with one another about who should go on break next. Though it was a holiday weekend, it wasn't that crowded, so we gave it a go and tried to eat

3
★★★★★

We went the weekend of July 4th. Never again. The service was HORRIBLE. The seaters argue with one another about who should go on break next. Though it was a holiday weekend, it wasn't that crowded, so we gave it a go and tried to eat

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