Rainforest Cafe: A NJ Restaurant Review

Rainforest Cafe

Rainforest Cafe
Two NJ locations:

2201 Boardwalk
Atlantic City, NJ
(609) 345-5757

Menlo Park Mall
520 Menlo Park
Edison, NJ
(732) 452-0011

Restaurant Highlights

Fare:  American - Kids Themed

Price:  Moderate

Value: Good

Noise Level:  Moderate - High

Dress:  Casual

Excellent restaurant to maintain kids interest while eating.

Food is mediocre, franchise quality

Recommended For:  Diners with Kids looking for a moderately priced themed restaurant with a large kids menu

Not Recommended For:  Diners who may prefer upscale, trendy ambiance with more complex or eclectic food preparations.

Recommended dishes:  When available, The BBQ Bacon Cheeseburger with 100% beef burger topped with their Smokin' Mojo BBQ sauce, Cheddar cheese, bacon and a fried onion ring: The Mojo Bones slow-roasted, St. Louis style pork spareribs, basted with their Smokin' Mojo BBQ; and for kids, anything from the Kids Menu

Liquor:  Full Bar Service

Restaurant Review

The Rain Forest Themed restaurant has lots to offer Kids (and parents who are kids at heart) to keep them from getting restless and from using their technology toys.

The interior decor gives off the ambiance of eating in a rain forest complete with a jungle like setting of waterfalls, tropical vegetation, and indigenous creatures .

They are known for their love able gang of animal characters ( jungle friends ) who roam the restaurant entertaining the kids, while exploring the rain forest.

Don't come here for a quiet dinner setting as it can get very noisy when the animals are active and especially when the thunderstorms arrive and the chimps start screaming.

While the food is typical mid level franchise quality with a menu of sandwiches, salads, pasta, pizza, burgers, steaks, fries, and seafood --- the reason to come here is for an outstanding kids adventure.

Be prepared for slow service, especially during the busy weekend and summer season.

(updated: September, 2016)

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