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Outback Steakhouse

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365 Randall Rd, South Elgin, IL 60177-2248
4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
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Lexington, Massachusetts
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283 reviews
222 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 15, 2016

Had dinner at the bar area. Service started out OK, not particularly friendly, but not terrible either. Got one of their three course meals, the foods were all fine. However when came time for dessert, I mentioned I wanted it a few minutes. Well, at least a half hour passed with no dessert, or any acknowledgement from the bartender. Sigh.... More 

Thank tedkirby
Elgin, Illinois
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25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 26, 2016 via mobile

We ate at the Outback Steakhouse here for the first time. The waitress was very good. She would make suggestions on the menu. She kept in touch as our meal progressed which is very nice. Some other restaurants we have been in, you are constantly wondering where they went. The food taste and quality was a disappointment. My wife's pasta... More 

Thank Jonny C
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48 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 17, 2016 via mobile

I ate here on business when I brought a group. I had the sirloin steak (med-rare) with Marsala mushrooms on top, coconut shrimp, Caesar salad, and French Onion soup. Before I went there, I had not ate anything besides a quick breakfast. I felt great when I went. I ordered and ate. Then started to feel a bit bloated and... More 

Thank Patrick M
Elgin, Illinois
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56 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 16, 2015

Visited on a recent Saturday evening for dinner. Restaurant is comfortable with a preponderance of booths for seating. Service was excellent throughout dinner. The "Blooming Onion" appetizer was the best we have ever eaten. Crispy but not burned. My Cesar salad was good after I asked for extra dressing since it was very dry as served. Partner had the ground... More 

Thank Manus S
Parkland, Florida
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202 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 6, 2015

Went to Outback tonight and, as usual, everything was tasty and the portions large. The service was very efficient and pleasant. I had a salad and the shrimp on the barbie and it was seasoned and cooked to perfection. The ribs that my grandson had were very good and the portion was HUGE. My only complaint was the seating in... More 

Thank _eiffeltrav
Saint Charles, Illinois
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86 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 2, 2014

Have not been to an Outback in several years because I prefer to go to restaurants that are not chains. Outback to me in the past was too pricy for a chain, although there food is usually pretty good. That coupled with in general that they are only open for dinner but for the weekends doesn't bring Outback to mind... More 

Thank Iamdunne
Elgin, Illinois
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60 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 2, 2014

We regularly visit this steakhouse and have always enjoyed our meals (but stay away from the Blomin Onion as it is way to greasy). The service has also always been excellent. Though the price is a little high we find with coupons and the Outback Dining card we eat here very reasonalby. Atmosphere is just average - a little dark.

Thank rhelgintravelor
Charlotte, North Carolina
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 5, 2013

I was in the Chicago area on business but met up with some friends in area at their local Outback Steakhouse. Chain restaurants can be unpredictable when it comes to service but this location was outstanding. The food at Outback is always enjoyable. So this was a pleasant evening and I would certainly dine at this location again.

Thank Steven H
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85 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 19, 2013

I have no idea where these people are coming up with these rave reviews ? I have been here numerous times and for the first few years they were pretty good. The last few years has been consistently poor food quality. Love the blooming onion, but when there constantly over cooked and greasy, not very appetizing. The prime rib used... More 

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Vicenza, Italy
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303 reviews
174 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 153 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 23, 2012

Outstanding onion soup! Enjoyed the prime rib as well...excellent service...can count on this chain for quality, delicious food....wish I had room for dessert!

Thank Nancy171717

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Open Hours
11:00 am - 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
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 365 Randall Rd, South Elgin, IL 60177-2248
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  South Elgin
  • Phone Number: 847-717-0100

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