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“Good service, consistent food”
Review of Outback Steakhouse

Outback Steakhouse
Ranked #72 of 308 Restaurants in Johnson City
Price range: $31 - $40
Cuisines: Steakhouse
Restaurant details
Knoxville, TN
Level 3 Contributor
22 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Good service, consistent food”
Reviewed April 21, 2013

Despite calling ahead, we had a long Saturday-evening wait with a group of 6, but got typically consistent good food with very good service.

Visited April 2013
Thank DEGlass
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English first
Lake Charles, Louisiana
Level 5 Contributor
60 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
“Going to Va.”
Reviewed April 16, 2013

Got there jusst as they were opening. Got seated fairly fast. Steaks were cooked right and they tasted great. Not to far from the motel.

Visited March 2013
Thank Grandma1913
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Avery County NC
Level 6 Contributor
176 reviews
134 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
“Bad service bland food”
Reviewed March 25, 2013

We arrived early in the day around 4 PM, we were in Johnson City to pick up a friend at the airport and her flight was delayed. Opting for an early dinner we went to this Outback. My dining companion picked up immediately that the waiter was not in a good mood. I did not really care about his mood and we ordered. I ordered the 6 oz sirloin with a side salad dressing on the side and a side of broccoli. The salad was disappointing at best but the dressing was on the side. My companion gets her food. The salad is wrong and she ordered the mixed veggies and got just broccoli. She had to return both her salad and they left the overcooked broccoli on the table.

We had to flag down a staff person to get the 2nd overpriced beer. $4.00 for a domestic?
The bread was average and the service was lacking. My friend wanted to leave a 2 buck tip on a 27 buck tab and I talked her into at least covering the 10 %. Normally I am fusing at her for overtipping.

I wont be back.

  • Visited March 2013
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Thank strollingbonez
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Elizabethton, Tennessee, United States
Level 6 Contributor
98 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
“Greak steaks!”
Reviewed March 14, 2013

Great steaks and salads. The nutty brown bread that is brought first is so delightful! The blooming onion was a bit too greasy for me though.

Visited March 2013
Thank Susan M
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Ceres, Virginia
Level 6 Contributor
139 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
“3rd time is not a charm!”
Reviewed February 26, 2013

I tried this property 2 times before with not the best results but was given a gift card from friends so I thought I would give them another try. What a mistake! I ordered a bowl of French Onion soup for an appetizer and it tasted like it was made the day before and then thrown under the broiler for looks. I ordered the Parmesan Fettuccine and when it came out it tasted like raw noodles tossed with 1 oz of sauce. Blandest pasta dish I have even eaten! The only food that was good was the complementary bread. One positive thing was the waitress, Donna. She made a bad meal less painful with her pleasant attitude. I can't recommend this place based on 3 bad meals but maybe you'll have better results. Good luck!

  • Visited February 2013
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Thank pastorvince
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