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Outback Steakhouse

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2616 Derek Dr, Lake Charles, LA 70605
13374773161
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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
Dining options: Dinner

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  • 11
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  • 3
    Very good
  • 2
    Average
  • 5
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  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Great evening on our roadtrip

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 22, 2014
WendyAM
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Portsmouth, UK
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Sulphur, Louisiana
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87 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Consistently good food. Arrive before 5:30 PM or plan to wait for a table. The Outback special is my pick for a tasty steak dinner. Another person in our group ordered the Prime Rib dinner and as well pleased.

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Lake Charles, LA
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

My wife and I visited this restaurant for dinner this week and were very disappointed with both the food quality and the service. A new appetizer is called "onion petals"; we decided to try them and, while the usual quality of the blooming onion, was about 1/8 the amount of food for 1/2 the cost. Don't waste your money on... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015 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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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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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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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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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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 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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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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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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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2616 Derek Dr, Lake Charles, LA 70605
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Lake Charles
  • Phone Number: 13374773161

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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