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Outback Steakhouse

6649 Crain Hwy, La Plata, MD 20646
(301) 934-9599
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Ranked #27 of 52 restaurants in La Plata
Most recent review
- Jul 15, 2014
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English first
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

Been waiting an hour and a half after ordering. Table seated 45 behind us got food before us. They did comp bowl of soup but still very slow kitchen.

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La Plata, Maryland
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Nice for just a quick unplanned dinner out. Does have consistently good lobster, of all things in a steak house. Also love the salad.

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Dayton, OH
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17 reviews 17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014

Outback is one of the small number of chain restaurants where I will routinely dine as they are very consistent in terms of quality. The La Plata location was no exception as I enjoyed great service and a really good steak.

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2014

Had a horrible experience down the street at Texas Steakhouse, so I came here instead... Quick service, but the place was dirty. Understandably, I got to the place after the dinner rush, but several tables sat uncleaned for the hour I was there. Waitstaff should NEVER go to the kitchen empty handed - at least pick up some dirty plates!... More

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Hughesville, MD
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205 reviews 205 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
113 helpful votes 113 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2014

My husband and I went to Outback last Sunday around 6:15p. I was surprised there were so many open tables, now I can see why. Outback's are usually known for crowds and wait times any day of the week. Our greeter seated us and it took a little while for our server to appear. Only half of the restaurant was... More

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Midlothian, Virginia
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2014

We stopped at the Outback Steakhouse on our way to a family wedding. There were about a dozen appetizer plates on the table. Every single one of them was crusty and greasy. We ordered our drinks and asked for clean plates. The drinks came, and the outsides of the glasses were crusty and greasy also. We asked to speak to... More

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Senior Contributor
40 reviews 40 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2013

When this Outback first opened, we visited often as the food service and quality was very good. I always order the filet mignon and it was always delicious. Unfortunately as the years have gone by the quality has gone down quite a bit. We visited 2 months in a row and both times the servers were slow and we were... More

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Top Contributor
68 reviews 68 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2013

We were on our way home from a movie in Waldorf and decided we didn't want to cook. Outback was on the way and is usually a reliable option. We were seated immediately which is always a plus and the service was very good. Unfortunately, the food was NOT up to normal Outback standards, in particular the steaks which is... More

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Waldorf
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2013

I usually order the lamb, w/baked potato, and salad. Normally it is cooked to perfection. There have been times (few) when I had to send the lamb back, too much gristle. Otherwise everything is very good, for a chain restaurant.

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Hubbard, OH
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53 reviews 53 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2012

Had no trouble getting a table for a party of 15. Management was very accomodating. All food and pricing was expected as it is a chain restaurant. Even though we were a large party with multiple checks, the wait staff was very attentive.

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