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Outback Steakhouse

2410 SE Tones Dr, Ankeny, IA 50021-8885
515-963-1243
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Ranked #15 of 101 Restaurants in Ankeny
Cuisines: Steakhouse
Dining options: Reservations
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- Sep 16, 2014
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Dining options: Reservations
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Ohio
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74 reviews 74 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

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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46 reviews 46 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 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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17 reviews 17 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 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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Lakeland, Florida
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

"Well done" hamburger actually came overcooked to the point of being inedible. Fries lacked any taste and were soggy. Would not return based on this one experience.

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Miles, Iowa
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23 reviews 23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

Lobster tacos were good. Prime rib was average. Our server was very good. Friendly and made sure that our dinner was to our liking. The kitchen forgot to fire one of our add-on items, but we eventually got it. Overall, typical chain restaurant food. Nothing amazing, but certainly not bad by any means.

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Iowa
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32 reviews 32 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

Went here on Mother's Day 2014 with family of 7 for the first time. The service was Wonderful and the food was great!! It was very busy and the staff was able to keep up with it.

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Ankeny, Iowa
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

I really enjoy our trips to Outback. The steak is done to perfection and I really love the baked Sweet Potato. Ask them to whip you up some Raspberry butter for a real delightful taste on the bread. Outback's prices are very competitive... what more do you want?

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Greenville, SC
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

We ordered online and drove up to get our take-out order, Have to say, the service was great - the guy had to come out in the rain but did so promptly with a smile and cheery attitude. The food...well, wold likely have been better if it was served at a table inside. It was OK, but not up to... More

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Ankeny, Iowa
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

Imagine--a lovely wood fired and grilled steak cooked to perfection. Medium Rare...perfection consistently! Three ways to choose your lobster. I picked the classic drawn butter with grilled lobster. Side of loaded mashed potatoes. Warm brown bread delivered to the table. We went on Bloomin' Monday, and received a free onion blossom. Dave was our waiter for the 3rd time. He... More

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Runnells
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

We love Outback steakhouse, I have never had a bad meal there, or poor service! I signed up for their specials and they have all kinds of great deals, like free bloomin onion on Mondays! It is a great value when you can get a steak salad baked potato and bread for $9.99. Also the crab and lobster ad ons... More

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