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Outback Steakhouse

American, Steakhouse, Australian
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261 University Blvd, Harrisonburg, VA 22801-3749
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 11:00 am - 10:00 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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Raleigh, North Carolina
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294 reviews
204 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

we stopped in rather than fast food. people were nice and friendly. the food was good, typical outback. we were there for lunch. the place was clean.

Thank gary a
Gardner, Massachusetts
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32 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2016

typical chain restaurant. food was good. service was good. price was typical. walking distance from our hotel.

Thank Vincenzo D
Virginia Beach, Virginia
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104 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

We always love going to Outback for their delicious steaks. We weren't disappointed. It's always nice to find new places to eat, but when traveling it is also nice to know exactly what to expect.

Thank Mimidarling
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59 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016 via mobile

Father's day meal. Some busy. Waitress didn't come often enough. Not too attentive. Didn't take dirty dishes when she finally came to refill our drinks. Mgr. Removed them. Food so so. I had special beef with Marcela sauce. Some tougher pieces others like butter. I really wasn't happy with the meal. Left most of it on plate. You would think... More 

Thank Jackie N
Weeki Wachee, Florida
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59 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016

typical Outback. Food was good, service was good.... not as good as some of the other Outback's we have eaten at. Really slow & servers were more interested in gossiping than helping customers.

Thank Leeb63
West End, North Carolina
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26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2016

What can you say about an Outback Restaurant that hasn't been said. This one is like others in the chain. The food is consistent and reasonable. You seldom get a bad dinner nor is it ever outstanding. But it is near JMU and our grandson who is a student said it was his favorite. The food was good, the atmosphere... More 

Thank Mark S
Somers Point, New Jersey
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276 reviews
142 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2016

Staying overnight locally this was very close to the hotel thus made it an obvious choice. It was dinner time so we had a about a 10 min wait with a pager. We were escorted to a nice booth away from the bar area which I appreciated.The server was prompt and bubbly therefore a good size tip was in her... More 

Thank John N
Verona, VA
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65 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2016

We were told when we checked in that they were short staffed and we noticed that the tables were only 60% full. In other words, they were not seating the restaurant to it's capacity. The wait was long to say the least. They could not adequately service even considering that they were not near capacity. The food was excellent but... More 

Thank Stacey S
Wilmington, Delaware
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2016

The servers and manager were incredible. They had our food ready for us and they were so on top of everything. We had a party of 24 people and they had us in and out in under an hour. They were so nice and helpful. Thank you to the staff for being so great!!

Thank Kayla M
Bridgewater, Virginia
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40 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2015

Great atmosphere, great food, impeccable service, clean. Steaks are awesome, but I have never had a bad meal. I have had an overcooked steak a time or two but management is prompt to correct the problem. The bar is outstanding and serves excellent drinks. The staff gives personal service and treat you like family.

Thank cmccartney53

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
American, Steakhouse, Australian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Reservations, Television, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 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: 261 University Blvd, Harrisonburg, VA 22801-3749
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Harrisonburg
  • Phone Number: 540-438-0190

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