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Outback Steakhouse

722 Jamacha Rd, El Cajon, CA 92019-3201
619-588-4332
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Ranked #60 of 290 Restaurants in El Cajon
Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Fri 4:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Cuisines: Steakhouse
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
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Dallas Tx
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22 reviews 22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

Our friend made "Call ahead Seasting " reservations but don't let the Name fool you. It only means you get your name on the waiting list. Our group of 20 had seating for 20 at 7:30 and all were at the Restaurant by 7:15. In addition The host had made the arrangements 24 hours in advance and requested a specific... More 

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San Diego
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5 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Not extra special food, just OK. The service is good. The atmosphere is so so. Not many vegetarian options.

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Alpine, California
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27 reviews 27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

Son called in reservations for the Saturday before Mother's Day but when we arrived we were told they don't take reservations ! We weren't informed about the no reservations until we had been waiting outside in the cold for quite awhile . We were given an electronic caller & continued to wait . If it hadn't been that we probably... More 

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El Cajon
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56 reviews 56 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

We tend to dine here frequently. Simply a consistent and tasty meal time and time again. I can't think of any dinner that we've had here that wasn't prepared perfectly. Are there better steakhouses in San Diego County? Of course, but the lure of the Outback for us is that we can count on an excellent tasting steak without having... More 

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San Diego
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2014

Okay, so the food is good, and maybe a little pricey for what you get, but you can never go wrong sitting at the bar for watching sports and having a drink made by Sean! There are LOTS of Outback Steakhouses out there, but for some reason, Sean makes the BEST raspberry lemondrop martini!! I've been to some Outback Steakhouses... More 

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Dallas Tx
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22 reviews 22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2013

We were celebrating Our anniversary with our friends Mike and Kerrie, They said they ate here often so we gave it a try, Mike made call ahead reservations and even requested a certain waitress, Leah. So glad he did. Leah was Exceptional. Terrific service, very wonderful personaility and her customer service was great. The Manager Enrique came by and said... More 

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El Cajon, California
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88 reviews 88 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2013

Last Monday we had the daughter of one my oldest friends ( 1960) in town for work. We made call ahead seating at Outback El Cajon and requested our favorite waitress Leah. As always the table was ready for us, Hostesses were very friendly. Leah did a terrific job as always and the Proprietor Darrell checked on the table several... More 

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San Diego
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47 reviews 47 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2013

I have heard many people raving about Outback and hear their niffy rqdio spots. I finally came here for dinner once and found it really croded, had a LONG wait, got a so-so table and the food was OK, not anything to rave about. Plus, I think I had a staek or prime rib and the waitress said, " Would... More 

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El Cajon, California
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88 reviews 88 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2013

everything about Outback El Cajon has always been great. Darrel and Enrique runs a great place, the Service is 2nd to none. Specials are always on going the food excellent,. Ask For Leah, Meg, Megan, Drew,Jose if you want the best in service Love this place eat here every birthday,anniversary and Special occasions

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Santee, California
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72 reviews 72 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
167 helpful votes 167 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2013

Never had a bad experience here! I love their spices on the steaks and the steaks are always cooked perfectly! My kids and wife always mention the outback when asked where to eat!

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Additional Information about Outback Steakhouse

Address: 722 Jamacha Rd, El Cajon, CA 92019-3201
Phone Number: 619-588-4332
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  El Cajon
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday 4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Tuesday 4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday 4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday 4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday 4:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Cuisine: Steakhouse

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