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1212 Providence Hwy, Norwood, MA 02062-5004
(781) 551-8855
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11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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  • 12
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  • 8
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 2
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  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average food and service

I tried their file mignon steak, but it was average...if that. The salad that come with it had coupleinteresting ingredients, but the combination did not work for me. The service was decent, responsive and prompt. Next time I will try something else in the area, they did not win me...

3 of 5 starsReviewed March 25, 2015
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Markham, Canada
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UK
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32 reviews 32 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015 NEW

Horrid food. I sent mine back as it was raw - not rare - raw. Came back ok but the rest of my party had finished eating by then. Asked for sauces - they never came. Drinks not filled. Service dreadful. Been to outbacks before and really enjoyed them. This one was a bad experience. My suggestion would be to... More 

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Markham, Canada
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59 restaurant reviews
152 helpful votes 152 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

I tried their file mignon steak, but it was average...if that. The salad that come with it had coupleinteresting ingredients, but the combination did not work for me. The service was decent, responsive and prompt. Next time I will try something else in the area, they did not win me...

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Southbury, Connecticut
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87 reviews 87 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Outback's have been on the decline in my opinion for sometime. Stopped in to this one for a very pleasant surprise. Ok- They delivered the wrong dishes to our table - twice - But apologized for the mistake over and over - Food was Better than usual - Whoever was in the back cooking really know how to do their... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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161 reviews 161 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

Been a long time since we visited an Outback. The menu had become rather boring. Returned tonight on a whim. Glad we did. They've changed enough of the menu to make it more interesting (for a chain at any rate). We were promptly seated by a friendly greeter. Our server was there within minutes and we were paid enough attention... More 

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Norwood, Massachusetts
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42 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

Outback is average. I would much rather go to Texas roadhouse for only a little more money. I got a porter house there. It was ok. They cook it to your liking. Service was just ok. When we sat down, we waited almost 10 minutes before someone came to talk to us. I am not a huge chain restaurant guy,... More 

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Connecticut
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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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136 helpful votes 136 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 helpful votes 6 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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34 reviews 34 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2014 via mobile

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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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1212 Providence Hwy, Norwood, MA 02062-5004
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Norwood
  • Phone Number: (781) 551-8855

Price and Cuisine

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

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