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Outback Steakhouse

American, Steakhouse, Australian
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722 Jamacha Rd, El Cajon, CA 92019-3201
619-588-4332
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Today
4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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Hours:
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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239 reviews
151 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 

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Alpine, California
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21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 

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Thank Joanne M
san Diego
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18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

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Thank bzbaeren
Alpine, California
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155 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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Thank 10ringtraveler
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was an outstanding dinner! Steak was perfectly cooked and delivered at perfect temperature. We've been to many outback restaurants but this has to be our best experience yet! Great service/ Great quality food

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Thank Kailynn B
El Cajon, California
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239 reviews
151 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016

My wife and I went to the Outback Steakhouse today in El Cajon, Ca., and enjoyed their Happy Hour. We sat in a booth in the Bar area where Anthony the Bar Tender who was running around serving people in booths, and attending the drinks in the Bar area also. Anthony was so nice, and had a great attitude while... More 

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Thank grandslamhomer
Alpine, California
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41 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016

Eat there a lot. Always good place to eat. You will need reservations unless you enjoy waiting. Steaks can sometimes be a little tuff.

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Thank CriticalAdvisor
San Diego, California
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277 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2016 via mobile

This is always a good choice for dinner outing. Good for a date or with family and friends. Very good menu selections and fair prices. The blooming onion is a fun appetizer and they have a good drink selection also.

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Thank Perry H
El Cajon, California
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19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2016

Most of the steaks are great, many great side dishes. Some of my favorites have been removed from the menu. The Queensland Chicken Salad was really tasty, one of our favorite to-go items, but has replaced with an AWFUL steak salad. This steak salad is a poor cut of tough steak (could not chew it) on a bed of what... More 

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Thank NanaM60
San Diego, California
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625 reviews
236 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 409 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2016

Outback offers good steaks and salads regardless of location. The staff here is friendly, the food is good. My personal choice is the rib-eye bone-in medium well. It is juicy and delicious. Usually I have a margarita, good, and the blooming onion. Recommended.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
American, Steakhouse, Australian
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday
4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday
4:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday
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: 619-588-4332

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