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Outback Steakhouse

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1390 Interstate Dr, Cookeville, TN 38501-4129
931-372-2145
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:30 pm

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  • 13
    Excellent
  • 16
    Very good
  • 5
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
GREAT food, slow service

Let me say this- I LOVE me some Outback! The food is always good. We took our family (3 kids- 8, 5, 2) and we were told there'd be a 35 min wait, and we got seated in 20 mins., so that was good! Then we ordered and the food took FOR-EVER. The server never apologized about the time and... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed December 10, 2014
RadTabD
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Crossville, Tennessee
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Crossville, Tennessee
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23 reviews 23 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

Let me say this- I LOVE me some Outback! The food is always good. We took our family (3 kids- 8, 5, 2) and we were told there'd be a 35 min wait, and we got seated in 20 mins., so that was good! Then we ordered and the food took FOR-EVER. The server never apologized about the time and... More 

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Cookeville, Tennessee
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215 reviews 215 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
231 helpful votes 231 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

I had eaten at the Outback previously and did not really enjoy it. But, we received some gift cards, so we gave it another try. Well, we were pleasantly surprised. I orders the Victoria Fillet and it was prepared to my taste. The potato soup was good as was the mashed potatoes. Our waitress, Alyssa, was very pleasant and afforded... More 

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Tennessee
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33 reviews 33 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014 via mobile

My husband picked up takeout from here today and I honestly cannot believe they are sending food out like what we got. We had the onion blossom which was fine, super greasy but it usually is. He also ordered an Alice springs chicken quesadilla with no mushrooms.... Well, the only thing in the entire quesadilla was a little cheese and... More 

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Warner Robins, Georgia
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144 reviews 144 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014 via mobile

This is a solid Outback and I've dined here at least 1/2 dozen times. Service is always good, steak cooked to order, bar area usually not packed so alot of attention by bar tender. My only complaint is the up keep of the chairs, tables ect. Furniture is showing its age. Seems like some attention should be paid on the... More 

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74 reviews 74 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

Blooming onion was good. Rest of our food was dried up stale crap. Server was an air head. Would be hard pressed to go back.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

Went out with the girls. I ordered the chicken tenders. They were REALLY overcooked. And it was very difficult to get drink refills. I hadn't been in a long time. Was disappointed to find the quality and service had slipped so badly.

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Crossville, Tennessee
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Food was great, just a little pricey for the portions that are served. All in all, a good experience.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

If you want NO service and to wait 10 minutes before a server talks to you then here's your place. This is the 3rd time I've received this service. I've even had free gift cards mailed to me due to the bad service here. What's so bad is all the times I've had bad service it's not been busy. Do... More 

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Memphis, Tennessee
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67 reviews 67 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 via mobile

I recently read reviews and was surprised at the negative ones. I had a wonderful dinner. My server was attentive and pleasant. I had a great frozen margarita! My filet was cooked as ordered, and delicious. I have no complaints about portion size or quality!

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28 reviews 28 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014 via mobile

We have long been customers of Outback- we used to eat here weekly (at another Outback location) with an average tab over $100.00. Our last visit to Outback was horrible. In December 2013, we were served a raw pork chop, twice. There was no offer to comp the entree, we were just blown off. We aren't looking for anything free,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1390 Interstate Dr, Cookeville, TN 38501-4129
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Cookeville
  • Phone Number: 931-372-2145

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 0 - 40
  • Cuisine: Steakhouse
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?