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Outback Steakhouse

1212 Providence Hwy, Norwood, MA 02062-5004
(781) 551-8855
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Ranked #24 of 99 restaurants in Norwood
Cuisines: Steakhouse
Most recent review
- Aug 12, 2014
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English first
Connecticut
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16 reviews 16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

While Outback is a chain, we have found it to be safe place to eat when in unknown territory. Steak, salad, and potato or vegetable for $9.99 with reliable consistency between all members of the chain. If you want to splurge you can of course, but when in unfamiliar territory most always a safe choice.

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Coconut Creek, Florida
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170 reviews 170 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
103 helpful votes 103 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

Busy place-ate at the bar--2nd visit. Opted for the 6oz sirloin. Great-fresh salad & good bread. Steak was cooked perfectly & so-so for taste. Mashed potatoes too thick & heavy. Excellent, attentive service in a madhouse bar scene. Had a beer w/ my meal--Good deal $20 w/ tip!

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Boston, Massachusetts
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

Sat at bar for dinner ordered moonshine wing app came out raw!!! Bartender's said not again and called manager!!! Manager came over looked at wings told us they are cooked but will make them crispy, I pointed out the blood dripping from them, and she said that was because they are not fried!!! Really I cook chicken on a grill,... More

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Waukesha, Wisconsin
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33 reviews 33 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

Stopped here for dinner during a business trip. We ate late in the evening and were seated promptly. The service was good and friendly. I had one of the steak combos which included dessert. I was surprised at the amount of food for the price, compared to some other chain restaurants. Our server was polite and gave some recommendations of... More

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Braintree, Massachusetts
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2014

The service could be a little better. Was upset last time we went. Seems they are getting cheap with the cheese fries. You pay for a full order and you get what looks like a half

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Boston, Massachusetts
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102 reviews 102 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2013

I stopped going to the outback because the service and the quality of the meals were no longer up to par. Then for my birthday I got a gift certificate to outback. Still I didn't go back until I bumped into the manger of the Norwood branch and he urged me to give it another chance. The meals were great,... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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73 reviews 73 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013

Like a typical Outback, but with very friendly staff! Really wish they'd bring the Shipyard Pumpkin Ale back during the Fall season.

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Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2013

Went in there for dinner, had a good experience. The food tasted good and came up quickly. The server did a great job of explaining the menu, didn't feel rushed at all. The building looked clean. Would return if in that area.

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Sherbrooke, Canada
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

I ordered the steak and my friend the ribs. Less than 30 seconds after receiving our plates the waitress came by see if my steak was cooked as ordered. I stated that I hadn't had any time to check it. She never came back until it was time to clear the table. My friends ribs were discusting. She barely touched... More

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Halifax, Canada
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53 reviews 53 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2013

Service was good but the steak was dry and everything was not very hot. The children enjoyed their meal but the adults could have done better. Outback is losing its appeal.

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