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Outback Steakhouse

1201 S Broadway, Ste 52, Rochester, MN 55904-3862
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Ranked #75 of 245 restaurants in Rochester
Cuisines: Steakhouse
Most recent review
- Jul 23, 2014
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77% Recommend
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English first
Rochester, Minnesota, United States
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125 reviews 125 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 NEW

The food at Outback isn't that bad, it just isn't that good. I had the lobster tails, rice and asparagus. All were decently prepared. My husband had the prime rib and was disappointed. We used to go to Outback more often before we discovered the nicer "non chain" dining establishments in Rochester and last week's dining experience reminded us why... More

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Dodge center
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37 reviews 37 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

I can always count on a good meal here, they usually cook my steak just how I like it. I've never had any good luck at other steakhouses. So this is my go to place for a good steak. Love their blooming onion too!

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Trondheim, Norway
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178 reviews 178 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

I had the urge for spare ribs but when I was offered a combo with sirloin and shrimp I could not resist. I was not disappointed.

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Sabael, New York
12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

It had been over 10 years since I had been to an Outback Steakhouse after a horrendous experience at the Palisades Mall - they forgot I was there! The sirloin steak that I ordered was a perfect medium-rare and very tender. The potato soup was tasty but a bit on the salty side. It was also nice being able to... More

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Rochester, Minnesota
5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

We visit the Outback often, and as usual, it was very good. I love the happy hour & the large glasses of wine they pour. The food was also very good and reasonably priced. I will be back for outback special soon!

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Thunder Bay, Canada
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24 reviews 24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

I am sorry, but the food was poor. Too much salt on the onion flower, steaks, salad, baked potato and even the little tomatoes used to dress the plate. The waiter kept asking us if we were done and we could easily tell he was trying to flip the table. Honestly, I have eaten at outback before and enjoyed myself,... More

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Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

I think the title of my review says it all. What a poor excuse for food. I don't know what animal they butchered, but I have my doubts that it was beef that was on my plate. Tough, overcooked, gristly. I ordered my steak medium rare -- it was cooked exactly the same as someone at the table who ordered... More

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Mason City, Iowa
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21 reviews 21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

Outback Steakhouse has been one of those restaurants on my "bucket list" to try. Was in Rochester for the day and picked Outback for lunch as we seen it on our way through town and always wanted to try it. Our waiter was fantastic! Personable, made small talk about where we where from/ what we where doing on town, answered... More

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Mantorville, Minnesota
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24 reviews 24 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

The Outback in Rochester has always been one our first picks when it's time for dinner. We've been going there for at least 11 years and have a long running relationship with waiter Bob. He's been there since the beginning, is one of the new hire trainers and would do well in any restaurant anywhere. My bride loves their Coconut... More

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Decorah, Iowa
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50 reviews 50 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

Very good service staff. Food Great. Drinks Great Value Great - Sure I'll go back. I especially like the Coconut Shrimp - The Sirloin and Lobster dinner. If you ask for very little ice in your Margarita - that's the way you'll get it.

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