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Outback Steakhouse

12609 Wisteria Dr, Germantown, MD 20874-5390
301-353-9499
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Ranked #36 of 116 restaurants in Germantown
Cuisines: Seafood, Steakhouse, Australian
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- Aug 17, 2014
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Rockville, Maryland, United States
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45 reviews 45 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014 NEW

As a change from a quick-serve family restaurant, the two of us like Outback for its higher level of service and atmosphere, and its extra attention to detail. We were a slightly disappointed this time: perhaps because in the middle of August, regular staff was on vacation>(?) We arrived around 1:30 on a Sunday afternoon, and completed about two hours... More

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Gaithersburg, Maryland
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32 reviews 32 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Always happy with the food and service at Outback, and the Germantown location is on a par with the chain's best (or better).

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Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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226 reviews 226 reviews
168 restaurant reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

Outbacks are the same pretty much everywhere and mostly consistent with food and service. This location was no different for our visit. We had the Victoria Filet with asparagus (done al dente as requested) and Twin Lobster Tails. Both meals were very good. Our waiter, Kyle, was personable and helpful.

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germantown, md
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84 reviews 84 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

Living three minutes from this Outback, it provides a quick and handy source for an occasional take-out dinner. But you never know what you're going to get. Could be very good, could be terrible, like our last experience. "Come pick up in 25 minutes" turned out to be 45 minutes before it was ready. Shrimp appetizer was okay, but cold.... More

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Germantown, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2014 via mobile

Me and my mom and dad went to Outback. As a start, the restaurant was very clean. When we are seated, the staff came and she was friendly. We waited and then our food came. The steak was amazing, my bacon cheeseburger with vegetables and mayonnaise was fresh, and I love their mashed potato. Even the fries were tasty. As... More

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Germantown Maryland
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164 reviews 164 reviews
154 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2014

We went for a late lunch/early dinner today at the Germantown Outback. I remember when this place opened since I lived at the time just down the street. The first week it was easy to get into, ever since in the evenings forget it, the food is not worth a two hour wait. I have not been in the Outback... More

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San Diego, California
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27 reviews 27 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2013

I hadn't been to an Outback for a couple of years but I don't remember everything being so salty. My dining partner and I ordered the regular classic steaks but completely different sides and soups and it was like the primary spice was salt and more salt. That said, the service was very good! Our waitress was attentive and friendly... More

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Darnestown, Maryland
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48 reviews 48 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

I love the new steak platters especially the one with mushroom sauce. pairing that with a baked potato and salad is a great healthy meal with minimum of calories

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Hoboken, New Jersey
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139 reviews 139 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2013

Normally you think of franchises as consistent but this Outback was a disappointment, As others state, the decor seems outdated and the restaurant has a crowded and frenetic feel. The menu even seems more limited than the Outbacks we normally visit. We were never offered bread, unusual since I saw other tables with bread. Our meals were OK. Our server... More

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Chillicothe, Illinois
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57 reviews 57 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2013

We decided to eat at Outback Steakhouse for lunch prior to attending a wedding that was going to be later in the evening. We have outback near where we live in Illinois, so we thought ok, lets go there it's one of our favorites! Boy were we in for a surprise. My wife ordered a steak and her seasoning was... More

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