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Outback Steakhouse

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722 Jamacha Rd, El Cajon, CA 92019-3201
+1 619-588-4332
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Sun 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Fri 4:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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El Cajon, California
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 4, 2017 via mobile

This is a good place, wait is often long and the service is sometimes slow, but the Food is always good.

Thank Jason L
san Diego
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156 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 10, 2016

The food was actually really good.The price was too high for what you get.Expensive food with a family dining feel.Noisy, no atmosphere.They put out great sounding deals but when your plate is sitting in front of you, its lacking.Big cool knives but tiny steaks!

Thank sanDiegoTrippy
San Diego, California
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222 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 2, 2016

We have visited a number of Outback restaurants. The food is generally consistent. This is a good location, with good service. There are excellent menu choices and the prices very reasonable. Usually crowded, so come early.

Thank OldBigBob
Spring Valley, California
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96 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 1, 2016 via mobile

Outback Steakhouse is a predictably good chain restaurant. The El Cajon location has an effective and friendly staff and my family likes to eat here. I'm hooked on those deliciously greasy bloomin' onions. I recommend this place for a reasonably priced, predictably good fun meal for the family.

Thank Joe G
El Cajon, CA
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17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016

I recently took my family to OB and found the food to be quite spendy for what you get. My steak was tiny and it had fat on it. It is just okay, I won't go back for a while. It definitely is not a healthy dining restaurant, lots of oil and butter.

Thank Linda D
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 27, 2016 via mobile

I love going to Outback. Love their prime rib the Bloomin onions my family likes the lamb in the ribs too. They have such a good variety. Even if they seemed busy your sat down quickly your orders taken and you're not having to wait for very long. Best steakhouse in Opelika Alabama.

Thank Dsbailey
El Cajon, California
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378 reviews
218 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 7, 2016

My wife and I went back to the Outback Steakhouse in El Cajon, Ca. to try their Happy Hour again. Bartender Shawn St. Michael was also our server, and did a great job answering our questions about the New Drink, and Food items on the Happy Hour menu. My wife had the Strawberry Peach Sangria with Puréed strawberries and peaches,... More 

Thank grandslamhomer
Alpine, California
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23 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 6, 2016

We usually order a double salad and an entrée. My husband loves the coconut shrimp while I choose a small filet. The food seems overly salty for my taste and the portions seem smaller now than a few years ago but that's to be expected due to the price of food rising. The wait staff always seem to be welcoming... More 

Thank Joanne M
san Diego
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20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 29, 2016

They have good food, service and parking It is a little noisy because of the design of the interior I think but good

Thank bzbaeren
Alpine, California
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212 reviews
130 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 27, 2016

We were here for a Birthday dinner celebration. We have eaten at this location numerous times and have always had wonderful meals and service. We noticed this time that the menu's seemed to have changed a little and weren't quite as descriptive as they used to be, this led to two members of our party ordering drinks, that weren't what... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Steakhouse
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
4:00 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 722 Jamacha Rd, El Cajon, CA 92019-3201
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  El Cajon
  • Phone Number: +1 619-588-4332

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?