Rainforest Cafe

5.0 stars 5.0 out of 5 1 rating

505 N Rainforest Rd, Lake Buena Vista, FL 32830

(407) 938-9100

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    5 ratingSeptember 17, 2016

    1800 E Buena Vista Dr, Lake Buena Vista, FL 32836

    Excellent service, the chef actually came to our table and told me that he could pretty much do anything on the menu gluten free except for the natural burger which was a veggie burger so plenty of choices! !

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    5 ratingAugust 31, 2016

    5310 Seawall Blvd, Galveston, TX 77551

    Chef came to the table to discuss options as no gf menu. He was very knowledgeable about cross contamination and outlined how and where each option was cooked. I had a burger with a good gf bun and no effects afterward and I am severe celiac!

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    5 ratingAugust 13, 2016

    353 Opry Mills Drive, Nashville, TN 37214

    When I told the server about my gluten allergy, he happily went and got the manager to come and take my order. Food was good and I was really pleased at how pleasant and helpful the manager was.

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    5 ratingJuly 22, 2016

    5310 Seawall Blvd, Galveston, TX 77551

    "I heard you're really good at accommodating gluten free." "As soon as you say that, I have to alert the chef." The chef came out and took my order personally. He assured me he is the only one touching my food and will be taking every precaution. Also, they have gluten free buns! No dedicated menu, but I feel safer here than many places that do!

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    4 ratingJuly 14, 2016

    110 East Crockett, San Antonio, TX 78205

    The manager came to our table to talk about gf options for my son. They also have a gf bun now. We had a great experience!

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    5 ratingJuly 11, 2016

    5310 Seawall Blvd, Galveston, TX 77551

    The chef came out and told me things on the menu that were gluten free. I started to order and he asked if I liked things spicy, I replied yes. He asked if he could suggest the special 9, it is a Mahi Mahi filet, shrimp, grilled veggies and rice. It was one of the best dishes I have had in a while.

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    5 ratingJuly 09, 2016

    5310 Seawall Blvd, Galveston, TX 77551

    exceptional service, atmosphere and food. my celiac daughter had grilled chicken and fries. she said it was delicious. chef cam to table to take order and bring her order. Highly Recommend! dedicated fryer for fries

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    5 ratingJuly 07, 2016

    110 East Crockett, San Antonio, TX 78205

    The chef was so kind and helpful! He personally came to our table to help us. The food was amazing!! Such a fun resturant

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    3 ratingJune 27, 2016

    300 3rd St, Niagara Falls, NY 14303

    My server really didn't have much knowledge of gluten free items. He did give me his hand written list of what was gluten free. They have gluten free buns for the burgers. My food was brought out touching all the other food on the tray, so be careful of cross contamination.

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    4 ratingJune 03, 2016

    3799 S Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89109

    great place not much on the menu but didn't get glutened so that makes me happy

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    5 ratingMay 27, 2016

    353 Opry Mills Drive, Nashville, TN 37214

    Excellent job. The chef even came to our table to help out with possible gf choices.

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    4 ratingMay 14, 2016

    5 Woodfield Mall D121, Schaumburg, IL 60173

    Just ate there. Did not get sick. I did have the baked fries and a burger in a lettuce wrap.

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    5 ratingMay 09, 2016

    1800 E Buena Vista Dr, Lake Buena Vista, FL 32836

    The previous reviews led us to dine here. They do take separate orders for allergies. My daughter was so happy with her GF grilled cheese!

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    5 ratingMay 07, 2016

    Mall Of America, Bloomington, MN 55425

    The chef came to our table and had several great options and suggestions for us. The Chicken fajitas were great.

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    4 ratingApril 19, 2016

    3799 S Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89109

    This is a place where I feel save eating, special treatment for gf food. Although I realy enjoyed my lettuce wrapped burger with fries, the rest of the group was not at all impressed by their food and found it a bot overpriced. Very nice atmosphere though.

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    5 ratingApril 18, 2016

    3799 S Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89109

    Second visit and both times food has been great. Very reassuring that the Chef comes to the table to ensure there is no confusion.

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    4 ratingMarch 26, 2016

    3799 S Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89109

    Food was just ok. The manager did come out to take my order though and radioed back to the kitchen to see what would work For me, which was nice. My order went in on a special "pink slip" looking form, so it would stand out in the kitchen, and they brought my food out separately to avoid cross contamination with other food for our table on the tray. View off the balcony was great and my kids loved it.

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    5 ratingMarch 25, 2016

    1800 E Buena Vista Dr, Lake Buena Vista, FL 32836

    There is no particular menu, even better, the chef comes out and takes your order personally. GF bread as well👍

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    5 ratingMarch 22, 2016

    300 3rd St, Niagara Falls, NY 14303

    Delicious food and amazing ambiance. Several options are gluten free or can be made so. All pasta on property is gluten free.

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    5 ratingFebruary 18, 2016

    1515 S Disneyland Dr, Anaheim, CA 92802

    Tried the breakfast one morning this week. Chef came out and accommodated. Had a three egg omelet with add on choices that I saw on other menu items that weren't listed with omelets. So that was nice. Toast was substituted with a large bowl of fresh cut fruit. No reaction. Meal was also served by the chef whom personally took my order. Great experience!

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    4 ratingFebruary 11, 2016

    1800 E Buena Vista Dr, Lake Buena Vista, FL 32836

    Chef came out to talk to me. They have gluten free buns and they were delicious! I didn't have dessert so not sure if they offer any gf options there. I would go backck.

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    5 ratingFebruary 07, 2016

    75 Middlesex Turnpike, Burlington, MA 01803

    They currently do not have a GF menu, but the manager came over and named so many options that are safe! they also have a Gf dedicated fryer! so good!

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    1 ratingFebruary 05, 2016

    5 Woodfield Mall D121, Schaumburg, IL 60173

    They do not have a dedicated gluten free menu but When we got to the the restaurant a chef came to the table to tell us our options. I thought It was going to work out great because they were going to prepare everything special even to make the fries baked. But after eating less than half the meal I could tell something was wrong and I got severely sick. The manager apologize greatly and said this is never happened before. But i know i will never risk it again.

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    2 ratingJanuary 30, 2016

    110 East Crockett, San Antonio, TX 78205

    No gf menu chef has to come out and talk he doesn't really know what to eat just frustrating and time consuming. A chain this large has no excuse

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    5 ratingJanuary 19, 2016

    5310 Seawall Blvd, Galveston, TX 77551

    Oustanding service! From our waiter Alen, Greezelle the manager who took time to tell me options that would fit for a celiac, to the chef who also followed up to ensure my dining experience with my husband the service was phenomenal. There's not a dedicated GF menu, but most of the items on the menu can be made GF. The gf food I ordered was also good: grilled shrimp and french fries made in a dedicated fryer, all was good. No side effects either. My husband, a non GF diner also really liked his meal. Thank-you!

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    3 ratingDecember 30, 2015

    3799 S Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89109

    Chef was sorta helpful but got asked "what do I eat when I go out" expecting me to tell him what I wanted to eat when I didn't know what I could eat there?

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    1 ratingDecember 30, 2015

    4310 Baldwin Road, Auburn Hills, MI 48326

    Our experience here was awful. The chef came out to talk to us but basically said nothing is really GF except salads and one of their chicken dishes without the marinade. Cross contamination is a huge concern. Even out non GF family members didn't enjoy their food. Not sure how this place is always so busy. I guess it's the expertise for little kids. We won't be back.

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    1 ratingOctober 31, 2015

    5 Woodfield Mall D121, Schaumburg, IL 60173

    I used to work here for years and I can tell you this is not a safe restaurant for Celiacs. There us no dedicated GF fryer, no matter what they tell you. They may make you think they take it seriously by sending a chef to your table, but as someone who has seen it actually prepared, there will be cross contamination out the wazoo. I have seen bread touch a plate and be pulled off, and still served. Re-used pans. And on a busy day, they are definitely not wiping down a prep space for GF tickets.

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    3 ratingOctober 30, 2015

    3799 S Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89109

    GF items were not labeled but the chef comes out to your table to go through the menu with you. The food and service were good. The view from the balcony was amazing.

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    4 ratingOctober 25, 2015

    4310 Baldwin Road, Auburn Hills, MI 48326

    Pretty much all salads and tomato basil soup are gf

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    1 ratingOctober 03, 2015

    4310 Baldwin Road, Auburn Hills, MI 48326

    They do not actually have a gluten free menu. Someone from the kitchen will come out and go over options with you of things that can be "modified." After eating something that I was assured was gluten free (and telling them I have a severe allergy) I became extremely ill. Very disappointing.

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    5 ratingSeptember 18, 2015

    6170 Grand Ave #857, Gurnee, IL 60031

    Enjoyed a meal here with my mom. (We had a mother-daughter day) asked before getting seated about gluten free options. The manager came out and pointed out the choices. I can rarely enjoy French fries because of contaminated fryers.... But she stated that if I'd like fries they would bake them. Great option. Very helpful. Cute restaurant. Didn't have any tummy issues either.

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    1 ratingAugust 22, 2015

    4310 Baldwin Road, Auburn Hills, MI 48326

    Very few options... Food was in general really yucky.

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    4 ratingAugust 18, 2015

    5310 Seawall Blvd, Galveston, TX 77551

    My family ate there last night! I was very excited that when I told our waitress that I had to eat GF that she excused herself and went right back and got her manager and he came out with a different color order book and told me I could have anything on the meme except a few certain things and assured me it would all be prepared for my safety! I had a cheese burger ( no bun) warped in lettuce w/ fresh veggies! It was delicious! We will be back!!!

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    5 ratingJune 26, 2015

    353 Opry Mills Drive, Nashville, TN 37214

    The chef came out to discuss my allergy. She said she would make sure my food was gluten free. Our appetizer was queso and the chips were fried in the same dryer as fried menu items so she made my chips special. I would feel comfortable coming back.

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    5 ratingJune 04, 2015

    5310 Seawall Blvd, Galveston, TX 77551

    Manager comes out to the table and explains what is gluten free, personally takes your order on a separate paper, and brings the order out to you himself. Service was fantastic and I felt safe knowing they were preparing my order.

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    5 ratingMay 28, 2015

    4310 Baldwin Road, Auburn Hills, MI 48326

    The chef comes to the table for any food allergy and is very knowledgable of dos and don'ts. They offer baked fries and can accommodate many of there dishes.

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    2 ratingMay 13, 2015

    3799 S Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89109

    Food was ok but the price was high and food was limited

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    5 ratingApril 27, 2015

    5310 Seawall Blvd, Galveston, TX 77551

    Very friendly and helpful staff. It was a fun place to come with the kids and there were lots of options for everyone.

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    2 ratingMarch 21, 2015

    3799 S Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89109

    We ask the waitress about GF options. She was nice but not knowledgable. She suggested the chicken. She went back a couple times to the kitchen. One chef on duty so manager came over. Both of them had asked if we were celiac. I responded no but we do not eat anything that has gluten in it. The manager mentioned his daughter was celiac. He was helpful but the menu was light with options for our kids. We ordered hotdogs-no buns, steamed veggies, french fries using a dedicated GF fryer and two of the china chopped chicken salad. We were assured this was a GF option. Even the dressing and rice noodles. They delivered our salads with a huge piece of bread on the top of the salad and the hot dogs came snuggled in their buns. We sent the hotdogs back. Partly out of principal. The manager returned with new plates-no buns. We ate and paid...the bill was 70+ dollars! Btw just waters..no drinks. 30 minutes later soar thoughts and headaches. Normally if we have a small amount of hidden Gluten or trace amount we are ok. Not this time-We got glutenized. I cant help think of what a disaster it would have been if we were celiac. Sad that perhaps it wasn't as important to avoid cc because we weren't. The feedback from manager was they are working in GF menu and GF noodle sub for thinks like pasta and mac n cheese. Lets hope a higher level of GF training for staff and kitchen come with it.

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    3 ratingMarch 16, 2015

    110 East Crockett, San Antonio, TX 78205

    My kids always want to eat here for their birthdays, and the food is pretty lame, but I have survived on some plain chicken that they grill up for me every time. It's not terrible, but it's not worth the price we pay. But, I go because my kids have a ball and I end up taking the pictures while everyone else eats their huge volcano cake without me. I think they are lame for not having a gluten free menu because it makes me feel like a dork for having the chef come out and talk to me, but at least that ensures I'm not going to get sick.

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    5 ratingJanuary 11, 2015

    5 Woodfield Mall D121, Schaumburg, IL 60173

    The manager came the table to ensure the order was done correctly . If you go look at the menu and decide what you want l, then tell the manager what you exactly want on your plate. Like I ordered the Journey combo. I asked for grilled chicken, lettuce and avacado. No bread... The chef came out to insured the quality of his skills. That was wonderful

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    3 ratingDecember 30, 2014

    110 East Crockett, San Antonio, TX 78205

    They need to have a GF menu! Yes, the chef will come to your table but that is time consuming. The server was not very knowledgable at all, recommending the tomato basil wrap. Bread came on my salad anyway. Not impressed.

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    5 ratingDecember 30, 2014

    5310 Seawall Blvd, Galveston, TX 77551

    The Rainforest Cafe doesn't have a dedicated gluten free menu, but the chef comes to your table to tell you what is gluten free. After explaining to me what dishes I could eat, the chef personally took my order on a special "allergy alert" notepad. I ordered steak, rotisserie chicken, wild rice, and French fries. It was such a luxury to eat French fries as they are fried in a separate fryer. I have Celiac Disease, and I did not get sick after eating at the Rainforest Cafe.

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    4 ratingNovember 21, 2014

    3799 S Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89109

    They don't actually have a gluten free menu but they have the chef come to the table. He and I discussed options and we settled on a flat iron steak, grilled shrimp and mashed potatoes. They offered me a flourless chocolate cake and a GF cheesecake for dessert but I was full so I didn't try them. The food & service was really good.

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    2 ratingNovember 12, 2014

    Mall Of America, Bloomington, MN 55425

    Great place but no gf options. They tried to accommodate but if you don't eat meat your out of luck :(

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    4 ratingOctober 28, 2014

    1515 S Disneyland Dr, Anaheim, CA 92802

    Very very good option. The chef came out and took our order and was completely knowledgable. The chef also brought our food out and made sure we were comfortable with it. Wonderful choice for a celiac

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    5 ratingSeptember 14, 2014

    1800 E Buena Vista Dr, Lake Buena Vista, FL 32836

    There is no gluten free menu but they are very understanding. I told my waiter and he asked the head chef to make me a dish which was absolutely outstanding. Great service, great understanding.

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    5 ratingAugust 19, 2014

    110 East Crockett, San Antonio, TX 78205

    Love eating here. They now have a dessert menu. Ask to speak directly to the chef.

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    4 ratingAugust 19, 2014

    1515 S Disneyland Dr, Anaheim, CA 92802

    They do not have a dedicated gluten free menu but if you mention it to the server they accommodate you. The kitchen manager himself will come out and personally tell you what is safe to eat and he even brings out the food to you. My boyfriend and I shared the spinach artichoke dip which itself is gluten free but the chips are not so the chef said he could bring me potato chips which tasted just fine! Then we shared the rotisserie chicken with mashed potatoes and coleslaw, all gf and delish! The chef was super nice and accommodating. Only reason I went 4 stars is because after I told the waitress of my sensitivity she didn't spend much time at the table since the chef served us.


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