on February 27, 2001
After having been to several Rainforest Cafes, I can honestly say this is one of the most consistently satisfying chain restaurants out there. The atmosphere is fun in a theme park kind of way - with large aquariums with exotic fish, jungle murals, reproductions of artificial fauna and animatronic elephants, apes and monkeys. The menu offers a variety of foods from the standard hamburger/chicken finger fare to full dinners such as the Rumba Ribs and Mayan Meatloaf. They also carry a wide array of fruit blended drinks and a full bar.
I've sampled practically everything on the menu, and I've never been left down. I especially enjoy their spin on traditional foods such as catfish filets and pasta. Their deserts are out of this world. This particular time I had the banana cheesecake. Even though I'm not a cheesecake fan, there was something about the extra creaminess of the cake combined with the fresh infused bananas and whipped cream with drizzed fudge and rhaspberry sauce that made it out of this world. I went all the way to Vegas to have my best meal come from a chain restaurant!
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