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Outback Steakhouse

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2616 Derek Dr, Lake Charles, LA 70607-7529
337-477-3161
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5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Fri 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
No Baked Potato

How can you forget a simple thing like that? An entree, a salad, & a side. They forgot to include the baked potato ; maybe one day they'll forget to include the entree? It's called attention to detail and this restaurant does not have it. When I called they said I would have to drive back...what's... read more

1 of 5 starsReviewed March 4, 2015
jayhay5
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015 NEW via mobile

How can you forget a simple thing like that? An entree, a salad, & a side. They forgot to include the baked potato ; maybe one day they'll forget to include the entree? It's called attention to detail and this restaurant does not have it. When I called they said I would have to drive back...what's the point of getting... More 

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Lake Charles, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

My family and I will no longer be customers of Outback Steakhouse Restaurants because the food quality has deteriorated so badly. There were three people in our party and we wasted nearly $100.00 on a meal that was awful. The bread arrived cold to our table. We were given greasy margarine instead of the real butter we've become accustomed to.... More 

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DeRidder, Louisiana
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43 reviews 43 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

I have been here on several occasions and I still have not had a bad experience. The service is always exceptional and timely. The atmosphere is relaxed and comfortable. On the last visit I had the 6 oz. filet with the grilled lobster tail, absolutely delicious. If you get a chance, try the Captains Mai Tai, it is the best... More 

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Lake Charles, LA
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16 reviews 16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

Went for dinner with my wife. The sirloin steak and bacon-wrapped grilled shrimp combo was excellent. The steak was cooked just as I asked; was juicy and well-seasoned. The bacon-wrapped shrimp is a new addition to their menu and worth trying! The side salad was crisp and fresh with just enough dressing to provide flavor without engulfing the vegetables. My... More 

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Portsmouth, UK
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83 reviews 83 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
154 helpful votes 154 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

On a road trip from Dallas to New Orleans we stopped overnight in Lake Charles. Wanting some good, uncomplicated food, we were pleased to find there was an Outback nearby. We were quickly seated and orders taken. Our server, Quinton, was super-polite with just the right amount of attentiveness and knowing when to let our party of four get on... More 

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Spicewood, TX
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128 reviews 128 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

I ordered what I always order: the grilled salmon. It arrived after a longer-than-normal wait. The portion was very small. The fish and veggies were barely warm. The fish was way overcooked. I was shocked. The server finally returned to our table well after my daughter had finished her food. A manager eventually came to out table, apologized and offered... More 

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

a 25 minute wait, but the food was so worth it !!! Service was really good, and the location was spot on.

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Little Rock, Arkansas
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235 reviews 235 reviews
170 restaurant reviews
138 helpful votes 138 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2013

I was quickly taken to a table in the bar area, even though the place seemed really busy. Service was quick and efficient. Steak was cooked correctly. Hard to beat the the dinner special that they were having. I would recommend it.

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Columbus, Ohio
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130 reviews 130 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2013

Outback, like many chain restaurants, appears to still be doing a good business generally. I have found the food to be perfectly good as well as the service, but nothing to rave about. On this visit, I had the Red Diamond Merlot, a house salad and Alice Springs Chicken. The chicken came out hot, fully cooked and juicy with the... More 

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Green Valley, Arizona
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280 reviews 280 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
254 helpful votes 254 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2013

I went on a weeknight and although the parking lot looked full was promptly greeted and seated right away. I ordered the small ribeye and it was delicious. They automatically use spices when they prepare the steak so be sure to tell them if you prefer your steak without them. I ordered the sweet potato and when it did not... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2616 Derek Dr, Lake Charles, LA 70607-7529
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Lake Charles
  • Phone Number: 337-477-3161

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Steakhouse
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Friday
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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