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Outback Steakhouse

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1407 N Veterans Pkwy, Bloomington, IL 61704-6630
309-663-0455
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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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  • 12
    Excellent
  • 13
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great Steak at Outback

We always head for an Outback when on holiday in the states. The decor and menus seem to be the same regardless of location. All staff are friendly and the restaurant was well looked after and clean. As previous years the service, food and price didn't disappoint. We both had steaks and they were... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 21, 2013
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Chicago
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54 reviews 54 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

Over the years I have been here many times but this time the steak was OK only. The service was good.

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Peru, Illinois
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207 reviews 207 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

Came for dinner on a friday after a long work week. Ordered the 12 oz ribeye with garlic mashed potatoes and the baked potato soup. I always get my steak medium and it didn't disappoint as it tasted great. It melted in my mouth plus the potatoes were great as well. The bread they serve before the main course is... More 

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Cheboygan, Michigan
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

I usually eat here once a week and have been for several months I love their prime rib once they got their act together when I first moved to BLM-NM the food was not that great. They finally got it right and started making it correctly. Well the other night I went in and the cook/manager knows how I like... More 

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United States
Top Contributor
53 reviews 53 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

My husband and I decided to go this restaurant for an evening meal. Let me tell you. .The young lady "Taylor " who took our order was very professional, courteous and efficient. She was very knowledgeable about the choices available. We eat out at least two to three times a month and are choosy about where we go. It is... More 

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Senior Contributor
39 reviews 39 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014 via mobile

We eat here every time we come in town. Good to see Ashley and several others. Came looking for the manager Dwayne and he is gone but was glad to be greeted well by new manager Curtis. Kim was our waitress and made the experience fun. Thank you Outback Family.

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Clinton, Illinois
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

My husband and I ordered 2 different steaks here and they were both way over cooked. Mine was not even edible, it was so tough and dry. My husband's was only slightly better. He ordered sauteed mushrooms to go with his steak and they tasted rotten. Mine came with coconut shrimp and they were good but they dipping sauce was... More 

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Bremerton, Washington
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41 reviews 41 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

The wait staff was great and the crab stuffed mushrooms with the lemon sauce was fantastic. The two steaks we ordered were seasoned nicely but cooked VERY poorly. My medium well NY strip steak was served rare! It wasn't even warm in the thicker parts. We were very disappointed.

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Bloomington, Illinois
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79 reviews 79 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
129 helpful votes 129 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2014

There are lots of choices in town for steaks. But we chose to spend our steak money with Dwayne. He always makes you feel like you are eating at his house. It's a nice place and always good food. A good crew of employees. Like I said before, lots of nice steak places in town, we chose here for the... More 

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Hull
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86 reviews 86 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2013

We always head for an Outback when on holiday in the states. The decor and menus seem to be the same regardless of location. All staff are friendly and the restaurant was well looked after and clean. As previous years the service, food and price didn't disappoint. We both had steaks and they were cooked exactly as requested. Service was... More 

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Peoria, Illinois
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157 reviews 157 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2013

One of our favorite restauants fell down on the job this week - unusual for them. Our server was very good but the steaks for 2 out of 3 in the party were sadly not done as requested. Very disappointing. The one was exchanged but the manager did not handle it well - not the server's fault at all. The... More 

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Additional Information about Outback Steakhouse

Address: 1407 N Veterans Pkwy, Bloomington, IL 61704-6630
Phone Number: 309-663-0455
Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Bloomington
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 31 - 40
Cuisine: Steakhouse

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1407 N Veterans Pkwy, Bloomington, IL 61704-6630
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Bloomington
  • Phone Number: 309-663-0455

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 31 - 40
  • Cuisine: 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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