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Outback Steakhouse

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28 Reiss Ave, Lowell, MA 01851-5129
978-934-8700
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11:00 am - 9:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Mon - Thu 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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  • 9
    Excellent
  • 6
    Very good
  • 8
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Basic Steakhouse Fare That's Well Done (But Rare)

We've recently tried Outback Steakhouse after a long absence. We were pleased with our decision. The service is friendly, the quality of the ingredients is good, and the food is cooked correctly (or they'll redo it). You get the fare you expect at a fair price. The call-ahead to get in the wait... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 16, 2015
Brad F
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North Chelmsford, Massachusetts
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Lenox, Massachusetts
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2016

We stopped by for dinner since it's conveniently located off the highway. There is also a Chili's located next door to the Outback sharing a parking lot with a movie theater, we should have chosen Chili's instead. Our server was just uninterested and absent, she didn't take notice of anything. Appetizer took a long time to arrive, she apologized but... More 

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Tewksbury, Massachusetts
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18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

I got a Cobb salad here, and got the crispy chicken on it, the chicken was all breading barely any meat, and the "chicken" i was given tasted like it was old and like it was cooked earlier in the day and then re-fried and given to me not to mention it also wasn't even hot. Very disgusted if you... More 

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Thank Christine D
North Chelmsford, Massachusetts
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72 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

We've recently tried Outback Steakhouse after a long absence. We were pleased with our decision. The service is friendly, the quality of the ingredients is good, and the food is cooked correctly (or they'll redo it). You get the fare you expect at a fair price. The call-ahead to get in the wait queue and the new loyalty program are... More 

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Verderio, Italy
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101 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

Food is the classic from Outback, nothing special. Service is poor; waiters are very quick, not really pay attention to the customer, just get ting the order and go. My rate is average because the price/quality is just sufficient; for sure it is not a restaurant I will select for a dinner with guests and/or customers. It is good for... More 

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Thank Ricc57
Chelmsford, Massachusetts
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44 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Got the Outback Special. Couldn't cut it. I'm not sure if the knife was that dull or the steak that tough. And the "loaded" potato was only warm and barely had any bacon, chives etc. Didn't send the food back because I got the feeling there was more of the same out back. Won't be back soon.

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Thank 2Deb2012
Boston, Massachusetts
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154 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

While our waiter was a nice guy, he missed on a few points like recommending the Outback Burger. While the meat was ok, it had a very pre-fabricated once frozen feel to it, my burger roll was crumbly dry and over-aged. I guess that it is a steak house but usually expect burgers to be good at those places.

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Thank John R
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

Had dinner there one night with no problem. returned with a group of 9 an it was a disaster....no service and everything was very slow and wrong. I feel Outback is slipping in lots of ways.

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Thank ustravel123
Toronto, Canada
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

My first and last visit to an Outback Steakhouse. Found my steak overcooked to my liking and my baked potato was very dry. For the money, should have been better.

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Thank Scott W
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13 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014 via mobile

My friends and I eat here almost every Sunday.the food is good. Outback special, hearts of gold mahi, ribs are all good selections. They also have some of the best mixed drinks in town:i.e smashtini, mai tais are awesome, walaby darned and many more.for great service with a smile ask for Jim, he treats everyone like family.would recommend this location... More 

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Thank Wan N
Lowell, Massachusetts
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

Went last night waitress was very nice and service was great! Love the lobster and steak special!! Well worth what we paid.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 28 Reiss Ave, Lowell, MA 01851-5129
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Lowell
  • Phone Number: 978-934-8700

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Steakhouse
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:30 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
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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