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Outback Steakhouse

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720 W Lake Cook Rd, Buffalo Grove, IL 60089-2068
847-541-4329
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4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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  • 9
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  • 8
    Very good
  • 5
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  • 2
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
always a hit

This place is close to my house and we have alot of B-days in the winter months so this is our go to place. Food and service always outstanding. Even the take out is great, they bring it out to you, you do not need to get out of your car. I have been here a dozen plus times and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 15, 2015
kimmykat204
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chicago
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chicago
Senior Contributor
34 reviews 34 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

This place is close to my house and we have alot of B-days in the winter months so this is our go to place. Food and service always outstanding. Even the take out is great, they bring it out to you, you do not need to get out of your car. I have been here a dozen plus times and... More 

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Chicago. Illinois USA
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015 via mobile

Food was really good . John the waiter did a great job. He was quiet but right on task. We'll go back for sure.

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Lino Lakes, Minnesota
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14 reviews 14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

I liked that it was next to the hotel. I had a sirloin, baked potato, and salad. There was no vegetable and the pre-meal bread was probably a heated up packaged product. I don't understand why these restaurants have to be so dark. This is the first time I've been to an Outback Steakhouse. I probably won't return.

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Buffalo Grove, Illinois, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Sure there are many steakhouses which offer better fare. You already know which are the 'fancy' steakhouses and the cuts of steak, service, etc. are excellent. However, the average consumer doesn't visit these 'prime' (pardon the pun) locations every week. In addition, most of these chains and/or independents are usually located in and around the bigger metro areas. On the... More 

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Buffalo Grove, Illinois
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77 reviews 77 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

We came to Outback on a Thursday night, seem to have plenty of tables available but was told it would be a ten minutes wait - we found this puzzling? So when we did get seated Karl the manager sat us, I asked about the wait - he explained that is was a staffing issue but apologized for any inconvenience... More 

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Chicago,illinois
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66 reviews 66 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

Outback is outback, no glam steak house and no glam prices either. For a nice meal , steak dinner nothing special it's our go to place. It can get busy and we try to fly in before the dinner crowd. I was disappointed with their steak and unlimmited shrimp special. While very good. they use tiny shrimp. like i said... More 

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Nairobi, Kenya
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27 reviews 27 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

A predominantly steak restaurant with great steaks! The herb roasted prime rib stood out: tender, well marbled steak, roasted to perfection. The sides too are great. We all enjoyed our meals

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Buffalo Grove, Illinois
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23 reviews 23 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

I've been going to this location since it opened. It's noticeably gone downhill the past year or two. I ordered chicken fingers a few days again and they were very overcooked. Dried out and shriveled. Also their "full" slab of ribs is anything but. It was more like ⅔ a "full" slab. A "full" slab at most restaurants has about... More 

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Buffalo Grove, Il
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25 reviews 25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

My husband and I and two friends went here on a Saturday night. We, my husband and I, had not been here in quite a while and thought it would be a great place to go. I ordered the burger and since we eat gluten free asked the server to make it as a lettuce wrap. The burger was absolutely... More 

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Arlington Heights, Illinois
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60 reviews 60 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

We arrived early last Friday as we knew that on the weekend this place gets pretty packed. Had no problem getting a table. Our wait person was AMAZING, I wish I could remember her name. She was extremely friendly and always right there for us. We both had the combo Prime Rib and Lobster tail dinner which was excellent, the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 720 W Lake Cook Rd, Buffalo Grove, IL 60089-2068
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Lake County  >  Buffalo Grove
  • Phone Number: 847-541-4329

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 31 - 40
  • Cuisine: Steakhouse
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?