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Outback Steakhouse

American, Steakhouse, Australian
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4821 1st St N, Arlington, VA 22203-2603
703 527 0063
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Edwardsville, Kansas
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62 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My 3 sisters and I visited this restaurant believing we would have tender steaks and good service. The steaks were so cooked to a crust and so tough We had to cut and tear our steaks into small pieces to eat them. I did tell the server, Gregory, and he offers to get us another steak after we were nearly... More 

Thank Murphydd
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The lamb chops and broccoli were cooked to perfection! The service was great and the family was very pleased. The location was not in a heavily trafficked area.

Thank Gale W
Allentown, Pennsylvania
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162 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you like the steady eddy concept of an Outback this is it. They are a classic for the chain. We were seated promptly and our waitress arrived quickly in spite of the place being busy. The service was good and the staff was friendly and attentive. The salads were delivered and the staff waited for us to finish before... More 

Thank Dtravis814
Listowel, Canada
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42 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

No longer have Outback's in Canada, so when in the States, we try to hit one up as they are normally a very consistent and tasty option. All of us had steaks - all cooked exactly like we wanted. Baked potatoes were excellent (loaded of course). And like always, the staff was very friendly. Tried a new desert - a... More 

Thank Giller2
Alexandria, Virginia
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136 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016

We had a tasty meal with good service at this long-time Outback location. We had not eaten here for five years after a graduation dinner turned into a disaster due to poor service and fatty, unappetizing meat. We decided enough time had passed to give them another try. The server was friendly and accommodating. When you are placing your order... More 

Thank Alexandrian1026
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17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2016

there is a special offering with a coupon you can receive an upgrade of the size of your meat and at the end you will be so satisfied and happy with the size and taste of the food served, the customer service is good and the place is attractive.

Thank Flavio R
Nashua, New Hampshire
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016

I had never been to this particular restaurant although although my dining partner came here frequently. Outback in general is a favorite of mine also. This one did not disappoint me. I got my usual special steak and it was good as usual. Service was good, environment was good, no complaints. I had a good time and would certainly recommend... More 

Thank BobNH93
San Francisco, California
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218 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 183 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2016

I ordered the prime rib, medium rare. However what I was served was raw and cold in the center, even the fat was still white. The sides that came with the dish were dismal in size, bland, and greasy. This place is a total disappointment. Stay away!

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Falls Church, Virginia
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2016

I love a good steak and this Outback Steakhouse was our go-to place to get one. Not any more. I "called ahead" and the "hostess" put me on hold long enough for me to drive there! Well, maybe not, but I was on hold for a long time. Finally, she came back on the line, but was still talking to... More 

Thank travel2rs
Front Royal, Virginia
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85 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2016

I love Outback, but this visit was disappointing. We arrived at noon on a Saturday and the place had only a handful of customers. We were seated quickly, and our server took our order promptly. He was very pleasant, friendly, polite, and attentive, but it turns out he was dealing with a slow bar and kitchen. He thanked us for... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$20 - $35
American, Steakhouse, Australian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4821 1st St N, Arlington, VA 22203-2603
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Arlington
  • Phone Number: 703 527 0063

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?