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Rainbow Cafe

212 S Main St, Pine Island, MN 55963-9190
+1 507-356-2929
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good20%
  • Average3%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible5%
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“rainbow cake” (19 reviews)
“beef” (4 reviews)
“wine list” (4 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.All hours
American, Cafe
$$ - $$$
212 S Main St, Pine Island, MN 55963-9190
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Reviewed 8 January 2018 via mobile

Rainbow has closed permanently. Now called Shauna's, but believe that closing now as well. Local pizza place in town has closed as well. Not many option in Pine Island.

Thank Josh Z
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

Now called shawnas cafe. Stopped in for first time. I ordered the special, which was steak fajitas. The "steak fajita" came out on a hot dog bun. The meat was thick, tough, greasy, and flavorless. So much grease, the hotdog bun was saturated. Could literally...More

Thank Steve J
Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

Sorry to say The Rainbow has closed. Shawna's has opened up in this site, not nearly as upscale...kind of dairy farmer plain in fact, but friendly. They have a ways to go about learning the restaurant business and I hope they succeed . The start...More

Thank Dobrador
Reviewed 30 August 2016

I have been here twice, both times I have found very good food and service. The owners are regularly in the business, ensuring a great experience.

Thank packlight161
Reviewed 18 August 2016

I've been to the Rainbow Cafe twice. Once was a Mother's Day buffet and once for a regular dinner. Both times were great, but the regular menu is even better. There specialty is fresh local food. The chefs were trained in France and food is...More

Thank TexanKansan
Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

The food is creative, fresh, organic, and wonderful! I had an excellent chicken with pesto dish and my hubby had the best Alfredo ever. While the decor isn't anything special, we will be back to try other dishes.

Thank Susan C
Reviewed 2 August 2016

This is worth driving into town. Jump of US 52 and drive in for a great meal. It is our new favorite stop when on this route. Most of the food is locally sourced. Everything we have tried here is delicious. Daily homemade soups are...More

Thank 2Travel-4funNow
Reviewed 21 June 2016 via mobile

Had lunch with hubby here and found the food to be fresh and delicious. The specials sounded great but they ran out of the ones we wanted. Wonderful service and a terrific small town in Minnesota.

Thank kmurtz
Reviewed 27 April 2016

This is a hidden gem. Tucked away on main street in Pine Island, they serve up great meals sourced locally and cooked up fresh. Great soups and sandwiches. Homemade potato chips. Definitely stop here if you are in the area for lunch!

Thank 2Travel-4funNow
Reviewed 22 April 2016 via mobile

All six specials on paper looked good. We decided on prime rib sandwich (shredded so easy to eat, very tasty sauce) and Cuban (excellent flavor, bread good but not authentic soft Cuban bread).

Thank SE_MN_warmth_seekers
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 212 S Main St, Pine Island, MN 55963-9190
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Pine Island
  • Phone Number: +1 507-356-2929
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