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Outback Steakhouse

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4821 North First Street, Arlington, VA 22203-2603
703 527 0063
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner

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  • 9
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  • 4
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  • 3
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Disappointed

Food was OK, but was very disappointed that this restaurant did not participate in the national Military Appreciation Month. They have in the past, but guess they don't care to participate anymore in May, 2015. Boo to Outback.

3 of 5 starsReviewed May 11, 2015
JohnandBetsey
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Arlington, Virginia
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Charlotte, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

The food was great, the waitress was very sweet and the Manager came over to make sure that our dining experience was good and it was.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

For many seasons, on the road or in the neighborhood, Outback has been a reliable source for flavorful and tender steak. After two similar experiences, I can only conclude it's not true any more. Most recently four of us had steak dinners: two filets and two sirloins. While cooked perfectly to order, all of the steaks were tough, not tender... More 

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Nicholasville
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Couldn't find too many places in DC drove 15 min. Out of DC to Arlington. Drive not bad used mapquest on phone. Took us to there door. Great parking. Excellent food. Excellent service.

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montreal
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

On this occasion, I had the Pork Porterhouse. It is a thick cut pork cooked just right. The service was fast and the wait staff were friendly. I have never had a bad experience at Outback. The hardest thing is to decide which great meal to chose. It makes me want to come back to get the 2nd choice next... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Outback steakhouse never disappoints, food was cooked exactly as ordered, our waiter was amazing, and the dessert hit the spot at the end of the night

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Fairfax, Virginia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 via mobile

Freezing cold in dining room. Small potato, tough steak, service was prompt, but it wasn't 6pm yet. Will think about going back....

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Arlington, Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

Food was OK, but was very disappointed that this restaurant did not participate in the national Military Appreciation Month. They have in the past, but guess they don't care to participate anymore in May, 2015. Boo to Outback.

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Arlington, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

I get to this Outback about once a month. Typical fast casual. I normally sit at the bar as there is always a wait for a table Friday nights. If you don't mind fast service and not squinting to see the game I reccommend the bar.

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Seven Corners, Virginia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

Came in here for an early dinner or late lunch around 5:30pm and sat at the bar. Ordered a porterhouse steak with a side of soup and aussie fries. Everything came out at the same time: soup, bread, and steak. I don't know if it was due to lack of "ownership" of an order or just gross disregard for basic... More 

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Falls Church, Virginia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

They pulled the bait and switch on their advertised special. Claimed they were out of a 6-ounce filet and had to get the 8-ounce at $5 more instead. This was at 730 on a Saturday evening. It was for a small celebration for out 14 year old so what to do? Waiter was uninterested in giving good service. Food was... More 

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Additional Information about Outback Steakhouse

Address: 4821 North First Street, Arlington, VA 22203-2603
Phone Number: 703 527 0063
Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Arlington
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 20 - 35
Cuisine: American, Steakhouse

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 4821 North First Street, Arlington, VA 22203-2603
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Arlington
  • Phone Number: 703 527 0063

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20 - 35
  • Cuisine: American, Steakhouse
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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