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1180 Jefferson Rd, Rochester, NY 14623
(585) 424-6880
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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
They Got 19 Perfect

In Rochester for basketball tournament and 19 of us showed up at 3pm and they said "no problem". 10 minutes later we were seated and had a great lunch. Great service. Food was good (not great) but all in a great experience. Worth a visit!

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 12, 2015
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Auburn, United States
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25 reviews 25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

Fantastic service. Great lobster and filet. Waitress was great. Made our meal special. Presented us with an anniversary card and coupon for our next visit. We were very impressed with the attention to details. Definitely be back!

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toronto
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122 reviews 122 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015 via mobile

In Rochester for basketball tournament and 19 of us showed up at 3pm and they said "no problem". 10 minutes later we were seated and had a great lunch. Great service. Food was good (not great) but all in a great experience. Worth a visit!

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Rochester, NY
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65 reviews 65 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

I am not one for chains, but timing, location, and what people wanted dictated a trip to Outback. I was pleasantly surprised at the quality of the food and the service was great too. We had a little trouble with the electronic ordering at first, but got the hang of it. After take-out sandwiches and BBQ all week, this was... More 

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Rochester, New York
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207 reviews 207 reviews
181 restaurant reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

Apparently, word hasn't gotten out about the new lunch hours because on this particular Saturday there weren't 10 people in the restaurant. That's too bad, because the food is excellent and the service is top-notch. My spicy burger arrived just as ordered (well-done) and the fries were well-done and well-seasoned. My wife's fish arrived just as she asked (very little... More 

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Henrietta, New York
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35 reviews 35 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

We like the steaks at outback. Yesterday we decided to try something different. I ordered the Maple mustard glazed pork chops. They were boneless and too thin (less then 1/2") for a decent pork chop. They had the texture institutional meat and tasted of too much infused seasonings. Not worth $14.00. My wife had the lobster tails (grilled) . She... More 

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7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015 via mobile

Went with 4 other family members on New Years Day for dinner. We made reservations for 5pm. When we arrived to a crowded waiting area, the receptionist said it would be 15 minutes, even though we could see a dozen empty tables. After the 15 minutes waiting, we inquired while everyone had to wait and tables were available. The receptionist... More 

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Staten Island, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

We visited this outback with a group of 11 people. We waited 45 minutes to be seated. Drink orders/appetizers and kids meals were ordered first... kids got their meals, apps came much later... we ordered dinners as well... after apps went in. our Meals took a long time. We arrived at 4:30pm... and didn't get fed until 7:30. I have... More 

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Rochester, New York
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75 reviews 75 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

I had take out from the Outback Steakhouse this week and was very disappointed. The steak I ordered was supposed to be seasoned and it wasn't. The steak was also very small and it was tough. My sons garlice mashed potatoes were cold.

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Batavia, New York
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39 reviews 39 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

They have a new touchscreen on the table to order (does not work) and you can play games for $.99, not free. Ordered a blue steak, it came medium rare, date ordered medium and had to cut off the burnt side of the steak. New Bacon wrapped shrimp for 9.99 gets you 8 shrimp with a postage sized piece of... More 

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Fairport, New York
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75 reviews 75 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

I have eaten here many times; the food and service was always very good. However, my recent experience was quite a shock. When I arrived with my family, there were many empty tables yet we were told there would be a 30 min. wait. I asked if we could sit at a table, order something to drink. The hostess, rather... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1180 Jefferson Rd, Rochester, NY 14623
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Rochester
  • Phone Number: (585) 424-6880

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 31 - 40
  • Cuisine: Steakhouse

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