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Outback Steakhouse

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8280 Valley Blvd, Blowing Rock, NC 28605-9050
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Charlotte, North Carolina
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21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We've been dining at this restaurant for years and the staff are consistently friendly, hospitable, and professional. I believe that that speaks well for both the staff and the management. Most recently, Ryan was a welcoming host and a helpful wait person as well, even though we arrived shortly before closing time...A quick comment about the food: I usually get... More 

Thank anniehey
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17 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The food was okay, I ordered the steak and crab legs. My crab legs came out cold and over cooked. When pulling the meat out of the crab legs the meat cracked LOL. The manager was very helpful in getting a new order. I know you don't go to Outback to order the crab legs, but they sure did look... More 

Thank Lorimack21
Marion, North Carolina
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14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Large group of golfers, 14, seated together. Quick, friendly service. Delicious bread served immediately. I had a 14oz ribeye, medium, tender and well seasoned. Salad was also fresh and baked potato just right. Kept tea glass full, always a plus. We'll be back!

Thank Pugga54
Savannah, Georgia
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This visit was on par for an Outback franchise but does not offer the food and service which would draw me back. Blowing Rock is a location which is mostly dependent on a service economy. A franchise should mirror it's location and this one does not.

Thank Storage_Engineer
Lansing, North Carolina
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago credit card Amex Card Member Review

As usually we go to the Outback for steaks. Unfortunately, during our last visit we order a Filet Minnon and it was over cook the first time and fully rear the second time, the cook was unable to prepare the Filet Medium well. We just left the steak... We did received credit for the stake, service was good and professional.

Thank edwardsR2964QE
Blowing Rock, North Carolina
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248 reviews
224 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2016

I generally like Outback and visit this one somewhat regularly. The last several visits were very satisfying, so I was looking forward to another dinner there. No wait, friendly and efficient service. Bread was barely warm and very dry. Bloom petals were hot and tasty. Caesar salad was excellent. I was very disappointed when my steak arrived. I had ordered... More 

Thank travelingbillbury
Raleigh, North Carolina
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97 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2016 via mobile

We went early for dinner to avoid the rush. They seated us at a booth with wet seats. We ordered filets with coconut shrimp and Barbecued Shrimp. It didn't take too long though I had a salad to enjoy. When they brought the entrees they forgot the Barbecued shrimp. My coconut shrimp was large and what I expected. The barbecue... More 

Thank love2wander12
Pendleton, South Carolina
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26 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2016 via mobile

We were here for a couples weekend and the food was excellent as always at an Outback. But Kristen made the night an experience. Her service is amazing. She offered wonderful suggestions and truly made the evening fun and more than just a meal. My wife had the stuffed lobster tails and she was in heaven. I had the ribs... More 

Thank joparksc
Charlotte, NC
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78 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016

I have been to this restaurant twice in the past two months, after hiking in the Blowing Rock area. I am glad they are now open on weekends at 11 a.m. I believe they used to be closed until 4 p.m. on weekends? I have ordered the Salmon, coconut shrimp, side salad, sirloin medium well, shrimp on the Barbie, roasted... More 

Thank CarolinasGal
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27 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2016 via mobile

We eat here any time we are in Blowing Rock. Food is always good and they appreciate your business. Last visit we had a Teriyaki Steak dish that was very good. Just enough food with a salad and baked potato. We always know we will get a good meal here.

Thank 922ethelb

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$31 - $40
American, Steakhouse
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8280 Valley Blvd, Blowing Rock, NC 28605-9050
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Blowing Rock
  • Phone Number: 828-295-6283

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