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All 39 Blowing Rock Restaurants

Outback Steakhouse

8280 Valley Blvd, Blowing Rock, NC 28605-9050
828-295-6283
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Ranked #28 of 39 Restaurants in Blowing Rock
Price range: $31 - $40
Cuisines: Steakhouse
Dining options: Reservations
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 NEW

We live nearby so we have eaten at this OutbAck no less than 50 times over the years. It was our "go to" restaurant but over the past year it has gone way downhill. We always have loved the prime rib but the last 3 times it has been prepared horribly. We always order MR but it comes to us... More

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Denver, North Carolina
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4 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

One of the steaks ordered medium rare was almost raw. It looked like only one side was grilled. Another steak was ordered medium, but was closer to rare. Service was barely okay. For the prices we paid, we expected more; a lot more. We will not go back to that Outback. Quality of food was more in line with a... More

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24 reviews 24 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

We came here twice in our 2.5 day getaway! The food was quite tasty, the staff members were awesome, and it was clean. The clam chowder was on point, the steak was perfect, the apple martini was done right, and the atmosphere was nice. Would go back!

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Greensboro, North Carolina
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Usually Outback is a great place to eat, but I placed a to go order so we could relax in the room. My "premium salad" was terrible. The lettuce had been frozen in the cooler and was nasty. Dressing wasn't in the bag. We ordered 2 hamburgers with fries. Burgers were good, fries were half cooked and cold. I ended... More

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Greensboro, North Carolina
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3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

We noticed that our order was taking a long time but we had no where else to be so we simply waited. Without even getting a complaint the manager announced that she would comp our meal. Apparently our first meal had been burned. Great way to get repeat business.

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North Wilkesboro, North Carolina
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197 reviews 197 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
125 helpful votes 125 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

I will say this particular Outback is one of the better Outback's in proximity to our home. We will always choose it over the one in Winston or Hickory hands down. Out last visit was the past weekend, we were a party of 8. We were attended to quickly, other wait staff assisted when we had a spill at our... More

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Asheville, North Carolina
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9 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

We have always enjoyed Outback and find that it is a chain that generally has good and reliable food. However, the Outback in Blowing Rock is inconsistent at best. After a day on the trail, we wanted a good meal. We both ordered the crispy lobster tacos which comes normally with fries. Our tacos arrived at the table and we... More

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Sandusky, OH
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

Very good food, timely service, & Kim was awesome!!!! She brought plenty of bread, sauces, lemons, and kept our drinks filled - great service by her!

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Morrisville, North Carolina
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54 reviews 54 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

We stopped here for a early dinner/late lunch one day and we both ordered salads. My wife had an Asian type salad which tasted alright but seemed to be a small portion for what we paid. Also, the coconut shrimp were too heavily breaded and were almost burnt on the outside. I ordered a Cobb salad which was mostly lettuce... More

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Millers Creek, North Carolina
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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

My husband and I ate here the same weekend as graduation at Appalachian State University. I was afraid we wouldn't get a seat or the wait would be long. We were seated as soon as we walked in, our waitress was nice, food and service was great. We will certainly be going back! I highly recommend.

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Additional Information about Outback Steakhouse

Address: 8280 Valley Blvd, Blowing Rock, NC 28605-9050
Phone Number: 828-295-6283
Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Smoky Mountains  >  Blowing Rock
Average Prices: USD 31 - 40
Cuisine: Steakhouse

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