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Outback Steakhouse

$$ - $$$
American, Steakhouse, Australian
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3168 Linden Dr, Bristol, VA 24202-5985
(276) 466-0100
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
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Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
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2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Saturday night on the road and staying nearby. Line out the door moved quickly. Service in the bar was great. Prime Rib fantastic. Filet had spicy seasoning but we should have asked for no seasoning, Really enjoyed our meal. Wedge salad was top notch. Would go back.

Thank Heather K
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49 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The last two times my family has been to this Outback, we have sent steak back to be recooked. The previous visit took so long to get the steak back that everyone was finished eating except the one waiting on food. It was burnt so bad it could not be eaten. The visit this weekend was the about the same.... More 

Thank Preston B
Bristol, Virginia
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21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 27, 2016 via mobile

Ordered steak well done, what I got was cooked medium rare. My steak was over-spiced and I was not able to eat it. All the food had too much spices on it, even the French fries. Very disappointing. Staff is friendly but no satisfaction from the management on the food or the bill. Other Outback restaurants are NOT like this... More 

Thank Bug293
OutbackGuestServices, Manager at Outback Steakhouse, responded to this review

We're sorry that this was your experience with us. We'd like to review this further if you could please take a moment to send me an email at news@outback.com with the subject "TripAdvisor - Bristol, VA". We can then correspond directly over email. Sincerely, Madeline Outback Steakhouse More 

Richlands, Virginia
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28 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 12, 2016

We went looking for a nice meal. We arrived about 6:30 on Friday and were seated immediately. The waiter arrived very quickly and took our drink and appetizer order. The young man returned with our tea in moments and patiently took our meal order. He brought the hot bloomin' onion quickly and before we could finish it, he came with... More 

Thank Terry H
Wasserburg am Inn, Germany
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37 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 9, 2016 via mobile

Good selection of stake dishes, service has been good, quick and efficient Drake was excellent cooked and side dishes well prepared Very good location for good, cost effective dinner in a large group

Thank Michael L
Bristol, Tennessee
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 3, 2016 via mobile

Decided to eat at outback on a Sunday evening around 7:15pm. They close at 9 on Sundays. Waiter sounded very disinterested in being there. He wasn't pleasant in taking our order. Seemed hasty. We ordered steak, kabobs, baked potatoes and asparagus along with a plate of onion petals. Our order took over 30 minutes to arrive. The onion petals came... More 

1 Thank wedontroughitcamp
Bristol, Tennessee
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204 reviews
124 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 27, 2016

Dinner w my family...hadn't been to this Outback in months. The previous experience was not great so we chose not to return for awhile. At our last dinner there, the food was barely warm, steaks weren't the quality that Outback used to serve and service was slow and marginally acceptable. This time, we went in hoping for a better dinner... More 

Thank 2bemullins5
Kingsport, Tennessee
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 16, 2016 via mobile

Went here for Father's Day meal but ended up disappointed. My husband's fries were cold and my steak wasn't cooked to order. The rest of our party had finished their meal by the time the manager brought me the same steak. No apology from the manager and the steak appeared to have been seared then microwaved. Wait staff was in... More 

Thank Bookworm804
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37 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 3, 2016 via mobile

Out for a family dinner on Sunday evening. One of a handful of people I. Restaurant. Very slow inattentive serine despite an apparent plethora of servers. Was served food on two broken dishes. What appeared to be the manager was told about the issue and it was dismissed with a brief "sorry about that." It's just ceramic...definitely no potential health... More 

Thank Michael H
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 24, 2016 via mobile

My husband and I went on a dinner date here, our first dinner date without our 9 month old. The service was very disappointing. We were seated very quickly, which was great and were given our drinks and bread immediately, minus the silverware. Our waitress was very kind, but after checking back with us to see if we needed a... More 

Thank J K

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$31 - $40
American, Steakhouse, Australian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3168 Linden Dr, Bristol, VA 24202-5985
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Bristol
  • Phone Number: (276) 466-0100

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