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Outback Steakhouse

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1390 Interstate Dr, Cookeville, TN 38501-4129
+1 931-372-2145
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11:00 am - 10:30 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
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Nashville, Tennessee
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24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We chose to eat here primarily because we had an Outback gift card. Our bored, tired, or simply uncaring waiter was less than competent and mixed up our orders. Ironically, we stated before we received our orders that they would probably be incorrect. They weren't busy so that was no excuse. The iced tea was very weak, The potato soup... More 

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Thank RDH2017
Cookeville, Tennessee
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87 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

There is always some sort of issue when we go from improperly cooked food to incompetent servers. I will say that they usually fix whatever the issue may be. Food isn't bad once they get it cooked right.

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Thank Lovetotravel300
Cookeville
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 30, 2016 via mobile

Cold ribs, burned quesadillas, raw meat. Goodness it smelled like feet. The service was awful, the food was awful, and they wouldn't even give you condiments. Overall this was terrible and it always has been. Shut it down.

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Thank Steve D
OutbackGuestServices, Manager at Outback Steakhouse, responded to this review

Hello Steve, This is very concerning. We'd like to review this further. Please send me an email to news@outback.com with the subject "Trip Advisor Review - Cookeville, TN". We can then correspond over email. Sincerely, Amy Outback Steakhouse More 

Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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63 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 29, 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed the bartenders and friendliness of the proprietor. They made us feel welcome. Steaks were cooked well and we got just what we ordered even a gingerbread martini, a must have at this time of year!

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Thank Jb13373
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61 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 22, 2016

This was a standard Outback. Food was good, hot and well proportional. Server was friendly. We were greeted both coming and going. Good parking and easy to get to.

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Thank Brad H
Cookeville, Tennessee
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38 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 15, 2016

Knowing Outback was now open for lunch thought I would take a group out and give it a shot. Two of us got the soup instead of a salad and could tell it was put in the microwave because part of the soup was cold and part hot. Fish tacos claimed to be blackened but had no real flavor though... More 

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Thank Peter413
Knoxville, Tennessee
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3 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 9, 2016 via mobile

I had the fish tacos which were dry. The slaw was just chopped cabbage with no dressing. Presentation was fair. My husband got a steak sandwich which he said was good but the portion of fries were about the size of a McDonald's small.

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Thank gloy13
Summit, New Jersey
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460 reviews
303 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 145 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 5, 2016

I stopped back here with family in July and we enjoyed our meal. The service was decent (a bit slower than we're used to, being Northerners), but the food was very good (steaks of course) and really hit the spot after a hard day of moving. The prices are reasonable and I would definitely stop in again!

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Thank Kevin B
Johnson City, Tennessee
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428 reviews
311 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 132 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 19, 2016

We were looking for a place to eat on Saturday night and I called ahead and was told it was a 5-15 minute wait for a table for 4. Not bad so they put us down. Once we got to the restaurant we only waited about 5 minutes. Looked like the crowd was finishing and leaving. We had a great... More 

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Thank MaccaFan1
Toney, Alabama
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 15, 2016

With subdued lighting and air-condition the mood was set for a good steak diner--which it was. the weiter was friendly , helpful, made suggestions.and was attentive. The food was cooked as ordered and hot. It was a very pleasant evening-we knew we would be back

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Thank toneydolls

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$40
Cuisine
American, Steakhouse
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1390 Interstate Dr, Cookeville, TN 38501-4129
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Cookeville
  • Phone Number: +1 931-372-2145

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