The Internet Is Feeling Nostalgic About Rainforest Cafe, the Disneyland of Restaurants
Kids of the '90s know that the next best thing to a theme park is Rainforest Cafe. Like a cross between Disneyland and a tiki bar, this whimsically themed haven of life-size tree frogs, elaborate gift shops, Tracy Tree, and intermittent thunderstorms was what kids' birthday dreams were made of growing up. They are also, strategically, located near several Disney parks around the world. While they still exist — and are pretty much exactly as you remember them — the number of locations has dropped over the years, causing a nostalgic fandom to reemerge. Ahead, here are some of our favorite odes to the cheese-tastic wonder that is the Rainforest Cafe.