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Outback Jacks

Steakhouse, Australian
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12 - 16 Newquay Promenade | Docklands, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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  • Food
    2 of 5 stars
    Service
    2 of 5 stars
  • Value
    1.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    2 of 5 stars
overcooked

After waiting for more than half an hour our food came out.The wagyu steak was overcooked - at $50 it was a waste. The crocodile and chicken wings were also dry and lacked flavour. The wedges were good. Main meals were north of $25. Would not go back as not value for money and badly cooked food.

2 of 5 starsReviewed June 25, 2012
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Melbourne, Australia
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Croydon, Victoria, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

After taking our order waited 15 min for the drinks after passing the. Bar a few time to see the 2 girls just chatting. After 45 min asked the wait staff if our meal was even started as if not we would have just left., was told yes our meals would be the next out of the kitchen another 15... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

Ordered Wagyu burger, slow cooked jack daniels ribs, steak & ribs, skippy dundee. All the food came out cold. The jack daniels ribs smelled bad and had an after taste, the steak had an after taste as well while the wagyu burger was way below compared to the cheapest burger in town. Had the waitress smell the ribs for herself.... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2013 via mobile

I am completely appauled by this place! Had one sliver of avocado on my chicken neptune, my chips were i believe 3 times cooked. They were disgusting. My chicken was overcooked and like jerky. I took it home for my dog- and even he would have preferred eating his own food. We were charged like we were in one of... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2013

last night after the cirque du soliel show at docklands, we came across this restaurant. The place was not very busy, and as we just wanted a quick meal, we decided not to have a steak or burger, instead we ordered an entree of calamari rings for me, and my husband ordered a chicken parma. After 45 minutes, our meals... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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7 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2013

Took us ages to find and at the time they still hadn't got there new liquor licence under the new name of the restaurant. We were the only people dining and the food was expensive and average will not be going back plenty of better restaurants in melbourne!

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Canberra, Australia
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58 reviews 58 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2013

Outback Jacks at the Docklands is now known as Aussie Steak, Burger Bar and Grill. We ordered a medium well steak, and got a medium well steak - FINALLY a chef who knows the meaning of medium well! The steak was delicious but the add on of prawns & fish was not quite worth it - a few pieces of... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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23 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2012

One of the better steak places in the Docklands - though everything "feels" like it's been stored for too long, and not prepared fresh.

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Harare, Zimbabwe
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2012

My boyfriend and I decided to have dinner at this place as we were craving some steak. We got there and the waiter offered us a seat at the door and it was windy. (7/10/12) I told him I was uncomfortable with this position and requested a booth seat. He told me that a gentleman was occupying the one I... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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40 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2012 via mobile

Before visiting the Outback Jacks at Docklands I had visited a number of other OBJs locations across Australia and had become quite fond of the dining experience they offer. Unfortunately from the word go this place was a disaster. To begin with trying to get free parking in the Docklands is a joke which means making the effort to visit... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2012

After waiting for more than half an hour our food came out.The wagyu steak was overcooked - at $50 it was a waste. The crocodile and chicken wings were also dry and lacked flavour. The wedges were good. Main meals were north of $25. Would not go back as not value for money and badly cooked food.

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Restaurant Details

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  • Address: 12 - 16 Newquay Promenade | Docklands, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Steakhouse, Australian

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