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Outback Steakhouse

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5535 Touhy Ave, Skokie, IL 60077-3235
847-674-7411
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4:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Thu 4:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Fri 4:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great service - good food

The service was great. We spilled our wine and they filled our glass for free. The steaks were undercooked for what we ordered so they grilled them longer and provided another side.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 28, 2015
Tracy E
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Old Man Bay, Grand Cayman
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Old Man Bay, Grand Cayman
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

The service was great. We spilled our wine and they filled our glass for free. The steaks were undercooked for what we ordered so they grilled them longer and provided another side.

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

The staff is friendly and the waiter was personable. We were seated quickly, as we chose a table in the bar area. There was a very short wait for the main dining areas. Bread is brought warm to the table and instead of the Bloomin' Onion, this time we opted for the smaller version - the Bloom Petals. For two... More 

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Glenview, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

Outback has an excellent lunch menu in the 7 or 8 dollar range. Their steaks are very good and their salmon is outstanding.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Even though there is a waiting line (at 6:00 PM), they move you in pleasantly and quickly to a booth where possible. Across from us the staff congregated and sang a wishful happy birthday to her. Noise level is not a factor here, and we enjoyed good conversation. The "Bloomin' onion" beats out the restaurant in Glenview, which is supposedly... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Had the steak and lobster tail special at the Outback in Skokie. It was quite reasonable and very good. The service was great. I ended up traveling to DFW metroplex in the same week and chose to eat in another Outback in Hurst, TX. It was as good as the one in Skokie, IL one. I also traveled to Orlando... More 

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acalinda
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

My husband and I went for our first time to The Outback in Skokie Il. We specifically went for their steak & lobster special for $15.00. Don't get me wrong, we also eat at Bob Chin's, Ruth Chris and Mortons. While I didn't expect anything near the quality of the previously mentioned restaurants we were certainly pleasantly surprised at how... More 

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Lucerne, Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

The steaks were nicely cooked, as ordered, wait staff were pleasant and cordial. Restaurant located on the northern perimeter of Village Crossing shopping centre, ample parking.

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Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

In the mood for onion, get a blooming onion. Convenient, tasty, affordable and serviceable. You never go wrong.

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Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

At first, I hadn't planned on writing a review and then I thought if it was good why not. There are certainly a lot of arguments about going to chain or franchise restaurants, but I have always felt that the Outback had a pretty nice assortment of good food, with some interesting variations. We were seated immediately, even though the... More 

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Chicago
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

The location on touhy has a few good customer friendly servers the rest are just ignorant and forget that your there food is ok prices are decent

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Additional Information about Outback Steakhouse

Address: 5535 Touhy Ave, Skokie, IL 60077-3235
Phone Number: 847-674-7411
Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Skokie
Open Hours:
Monday 4:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Tuesday 4:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Wednesday 4:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Thursday 4:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Friday 4:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Cuisine: Steakhouse

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 5535 Touhy Ave, Skokie, IL 60077-3235
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Skokie
  • Phone Number: 847-674-7411

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Steakhouse
Open Hours
Monday
4:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Tuesday
4:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
4:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Thursday
4:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Friday
4:00 pm - 11:30 pm

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