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Outback Steakhouse

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2410 SE Tones Dr, Ankeny, IA 50021-8885
515-963-1243
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4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Reservations

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  • 16
    Excellent
  • 24
    Very good
  • 10
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Typical Outback

Outback is always consistent, and you get what you expect here. The food is generally good, service is friendly, and it's always busy but fairly quick service.

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 19, 2015
teacher_from_Iowa
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Iowa
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59 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Iowa
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38 reviews 38 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Outback is always consistent, and you get what you expect here. The food is generally good, service is friendly, and it's always busy but fairly quick service.

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Ankeny, Iowa
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58 reviews 58 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Outback lives up to the standards of its chain. The service is good, the waitrons friendly and the food excellent. It's a little noisy; I don't go there to talk.

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Rockwell City, Iowa
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28 reviews 28 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Great place to eat. Good was very good and the place was clean. Great waitress but she made my wife and I fill we should hurry up and leave as many times as she stopped by to ask how our meal was. We will be back again for sure.

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Altha, Florida
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17 reviews 17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

Had an evening business meeting at this location. We had nice conversation that was easy to hear and had very little distractions. Our waiter was super nice and on top of things. The food was good all around as well. I'd visit this location again.

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New Ulm
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

Steak was verrrrrrry chewy! Disappointed to say the least! Server was very attentive; restaurant was clean; just disappointed in the steak--expected better at a "steakhouse".

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14 reviews 14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

The family wanted full meal and a beer in less than an hour. This was a great venue to suit our needs. Our server was friendly and efficient. Lively atmosphere and kid friendly. I had the blooming onion burger and a sweet potato which I rave about. My husband was impressed with the fish tacos. The restaurant was a little... More 

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San Francisco Bay Area
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177 reviews 177 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 via mobile

In town on business staying at a nearby hotel. Walked over to several restaurants for dinner, and chose based on how busy they were. The Outback was by far the busy place. The others were eerily quiet although rated pretty well?? I hadn't been to an Outback before, and was pleasantly surprised by quality of service, food and the value.... More 

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Ohio
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74 reviews 74 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Had a nice time there for drinks on night and went back for supper the next night. I think our waiter was Kevin. He was polite. The food was good.

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White Bear Lake, Minnesota
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57 reviews 57 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

We had a server whose name was Eric and he was spot on. The steak and ahi tuna was excellent. They have an extensive menu I believe there is something for everyone.

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Niceville, Florida
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32 reviews 32 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

Really good food and service. We eat low carb and they more than happy to sub veggies for the fries. The ribs we to die for, really really tender and the rub that was on them was really yummy. We eat ours plain with no sauce and they were just tasty.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2410 SE Tones Dr, Ankeny, IA 50021-8885
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Ankeny
  • Phone Number: 515-963-1243

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Steakhouse
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?