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“Good food, long wait”
Review of Outback Steakhouse

Outback Steakhouse
Ranked #10 of 120 Restaurants in Wesley Chapel
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Steakhouse
Dining options: Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Reservations
Reviewed January 20, 2013

Went there last nite with the family at 5:30 and was an hour wait! Not expecting it since it was so early, but did learn they have call ahead seating. First time visit for the kids, so had to have the bloomin onion, which is always great. Also the grilled shrimp on the barbie - yumm! Just wished they offered it as an entree. Little one had there steak pieces from the kiddie menu and loved it. Bigger one had the ribs and said they were good, but liked Texas Roadhouse ribs better. I had the talapia with crabmeat and a light lemon sauce and it was wonderful. Hubby had a steak, yum as well. Shared the Sydney's sinfull Sunday and were all fighting over it. All in all, must give props, all the food was delicious! Just call ahead for seating.

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Thank Christine G
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Reviewed January 13, 2013

We've been going to this particular Outback location for 2-3 years and have not been disappointed until lately. The filet mignon was tough, filled with gristle and poorly cooked. Everything arrived lukewarm. Haven't been back since.

Thank YvettesGirl
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Reviewed November 25, 2012

My husband and I went on a date night here recently. He also had a coupon for a free steak for donating blood. (Thank you, Outback.) He ordered a burger medium well without condiments on it. However, the burger arrived with them and instead of sending it back, he scraped them off. His meal, including his fries, was bland, as in no salt and pepper. On a very postive note, the free steak was a to-go order for the kids and the chefs chose to make it to order, and NOT when we placed the order, so it got to the kids in the to-go container hot and fresh. Kudos to them and our waitress. The potato soup was great, but my house salad was swimming in water (literally) and a slight amount of honey mustard dressing.

I ordered a 16oz medium rare prime rib, and it also lacked flavor, but was cooked the way I requested. The price is right up there with the more upscale restaurants, and I feel the lack of flavor is probably due to lack in quality of beef. It was
dry, certainly not due to salt because there wasn't any, and rosemary leaves, which were obviously dry and not fresh, were in the au jus.

The family enjoyed the to-go medium rare sirloin much more than the spouse and I enjoyed our in the restaurant dinners, inlcluding my "medium well" prefering spouse.

I recommend the house sirloin at this location.

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Thank RachelWesleyChapel
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Reviewed November 21, 2012

Vegetables were over cooked and steak was tasteless. In the past things were much better. Could have been an off night with a different cook. But I don't want to return.

Thank YoungatheartFl
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Reviewed November 4, 2012

Eleven dollar's for a wedge/bleu cheese (main meal salad) brought back to the hotel and turned out to be a side salad times 3..that's expensive plus tip..and no forks.

Thank kathleen a
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