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Rainforest Cafe, Scottsdale

Rainforest Cafe - Scottsdale, Arizona
Rainforest Cafe
5000 South Arizona Mills Circle, Tempe, AZ 85282Map
Suite 573
+1 480 752 9100
Cuisine: American

Rainforest Cafe is one of the wildest eateries at Arizona Mills outlet mall. You dine, drink and shop within a man-made rain forest. Enjoy animatronic jungle creatures, regularly timed thunderstorms and animal "hindquarters" barstools. Live birds also are featured in brief shows held near the entrance. It features global cuisine, influenced by Mexico, Asia and the Caribbean. Choose from soups, sandwiches, pastas and salads. Hot entrees are appropriately named for tropic regions.

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By Harlan Greenstein | Posted 09/24/14
  I, and a party of 4 (Incld myself) arrived at the Rainforest Cafe 5000 S Arizona Mills Cir #573, Tempe, AZ 85282 on 09-21-1972 to celebrate a birthday.! There were 3 people that arrived at the restaurant around 05:40pm...(a buddy arrived earlier around 05:30pm...ahead of us!) ...and in all..we totaled 4. My buddy who arrived first at the restaurant (BEFORE US!) around 05:30pm was told no admittance to the restaurant since it was closing (and also noticed the gates coming down around the gift shop at this time ...almost 1/2 before "real" close time....which is at 06:00pm. At 05:40 I arrived with the birthday guy and another friend...and was told by the manger in training (DON!) that the mall closes at 06:00pm...and the restaurant was now closed as well!!. Also what was rude; and annoying was that the manager (DON) kept pointing at the restaurant hours sign and saying "We close at 06:00pm" over..and lest 2-3xs!...and it was only 05:40pm. I tired to explain at least 2-3xs to him (the manger), and some girl who worked int he gift center that we were trying to celebrate a birthday. No one in you're restaurant paid any attention to this fact, or even showed a sign they were "listening"!. Very Sad. The manger even refused to seat us...and kept repeating that they the kitchen was close, 1/w the staff went home, and that the mall itself closed at 06:00pm along with the restaurant. Also we noticed at 05:41pm or so ...the gates were coming down too; and other customers were being turned away! We ended up leaving and driving to Oregano's Pizza Bistro at 523 W University Dr!. No a real fun way to celebrate someones birthday!!!. and every-time I try to call Landry's, zip, zilch, nada...!!...Not...   Read More
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