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5001 Oscar Baxter Dr, Tuscaloosa, AL 35405-3698
205-759-9000
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner

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  • 9
    Excellent
  • 9
    Very good
  • 13
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Great time for a weary traveler!

Stopped in after driving for hours. Ordered a bottle of red wine and it was the perfect temperature. You may think this is common but unfortunately more times than not, a bottle of red wine is served way too hot. I often think restaurant managers think, if it is red wine, it is ok to store next... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 17, 2015
Cindy D
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Knoxville, Tennessee
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Tilghman, Maryland
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181 reviews 181 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

I find some Outback food too salty for my taste, so I asked to have the Lobster Tail lightly seasoned and it came out as requested. The loaded baked potato comes with bacon, but they left it off as requested. Our waitress was right on and we left feeling that we would return to Outback eating if they are all... More 

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Huntsville, Alabama
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42 reviews 42 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

After we where seated we waited about 10min for the waiter to take our drink order. We placed our lunch order at the same time. He deliver our drinks. About 20 min later he stopped by by and asked if we wanted bread and refiled my ice tea.after another 10 min our food arrived, 30 min after placing order and... More 

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

Stopped in after driving for hours. Ordered a bottle of red wine and it was the perfect temperature. You may think this is common but unfortunately more times than not, a bottle of red wine is served way too hot. I often think restaurant managers think, if it is red wine, it is ok to store next to the furnace.... More 

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Alabama
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72 reviews 72 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

We have always enjoyed Outback but this trip was a surprise and disappointment. The ladies ordered coconut shrimp but they were dry like they were cooked earlier and left under a heat lamp. Also much more breading than usual. The asparagus were too tough to cut - all except the tips. My pasta was way too to starchy, did they... More 

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Tuscaloosa, Alabama
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79 reviews 79 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

We made reservations since it's usually a packed house on Fridays and Saturdays. I ordered the lamb and it was very very good unfortunately service was super slow. They seemed understaffed. The salads took about 45 min to an hour to come out after we ordered. Then about 20 more minutes the meals were out. Everything was hot and fresh... More 

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North Atlanta, Georgia, United States
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

Call ahead reservations was good. We arrived and were seated within 5 minutes on a very busy night. Food was like every other Outback; so if you like outback you will like this one!

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Tuscaloosa, Alabama
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78 reviews 78 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

Never will I ever go to a Outback. my business partner and I were greeted by a A hole manager who refused to serve us a beer. we had just finished a day of business and stopped by for dinner,by the way we had not had a beer in days and were completely sober. The manager accused us of being... More 

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Huntsville, Alabama
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42 reviews 42 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

The food was below average and the service was only average. But this was the night before a Alabama home game. The place was very busy, we use got on the no wait list which decrease our wait time. only 15 to 20 min for a table. The food quality was below want we have had at other Outbacks. The... More 

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Dillwyn, Virginia
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66 reviews 66 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

Stopped there for a quiet dinner. Fast seating when the waitress came to the table ordered a drink and onion she asked was I ready to order . I told her I would wait till after I ate my onion . The onion arrived and she was back asking if I was ready to order . I don't why the... More 

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Columbus, Ohio
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99 reviews 99 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
149 helpful votes 149 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

Service was excellent and the food was pretty good for a chain restaurant. The biggest factor in its favor was that it was close to the Garden Inn.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 5001 Oscar Baxter Dr, Tuscaloosa, AL 35405-3698
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Tuscaloosa
  • Phone Number: 205-759-9000

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Steakhouse
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?