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Outback Jack's Bar & Grill

$$ - $$$
Australian, American, Steakhouse
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387 Glendale Retail Centre | Lake Road, Lake Macquarie, New South Wales 2258, Australia
+61 2 4950 6788
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Newcastle, Australia
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016 via mobile

Went here for lunch on a hot day and found the a/c was not working properly. Then ordered a cold beer and it was slightly cold. The wait staff didn't really seem to care too much. Looked overworked and under paid!!! Meals were ok but nothing to write home about.

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Thank MRA012
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016

Was taken here for my birthday, food was nice but expensive, I would have expected better quality and quantity for the price. It was a Dinner time visit so my review is based on main meals and one visit. I would not choose to go back mainly due to price vs meal quality and size.

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Thank Lee J
Wallsend, Australia
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9 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

Average quality food and poor service. Staff were friendly but seemed to lack leadership and direction. We had to wait and then ask for service.

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Thank murphypayne
Newcastle, Australia
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23 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 April 2016

My man & I called in after a big work week for dinner with no reservation. But still got a table & super friendly service despite them being busy. My steak was just cooked perfectly & I'm fussy with my steak being cooked the way I like it lol. It was a beautiful meal & served quite fast too

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Thank Newyfoody17
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 April 2016 via mobile

Not only did we wait 55 mins for our meal, but the steak came out almost mooing still when asked for med to well done. Let me just say it wasn't that busy. There were only 2 tables with people sitting at them near us. I asked if i could get it cooked just a little more so it wasn't... More 

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Port Macquarie, Australia
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23 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2016

Very good sized meals and very good value. Certainly don't walk away hungry. Very good service. Would definitely go there again.

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Thank gandm84
Warners Bay, New South Wales, Australia
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48 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2015

The meals were all great including the sweets, wait staff great, attentive, entertaining and fun. Big meals. Top atmosphere for any and all occasions.

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Thank ColleneKalb
Mullumbimby, Australia
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2014 via mobile

We haven't got our food yet but something tells me the worst is yet to come. This place is a joke. Prices are over the top and the service is as low as you go. So far our soft drinks taste like Old sugar soaked socks. Asked for water and got a bottle of Aqua Pura which they may think... More 

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Newcastle, Australia
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38 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2013 via mobile

From garlic bread, soft drinks and main it really was the cheapest produce possible at big prices! $7.95 for a low quality garlic bread $26.95 for Chicken Parma and once again frozen low quality snitzel. If they charged $5 for the garlic bread and $18 for the Chicken Parma you would be happy enough with the quality. No water for... More 

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Newcastle, Australia
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 March 2013

We have eaten here twice now, and the second time only because we had a free meal voucher, and I wouldn't punish my taste buds by eating here again even if they gave me everything for free. The main reason it's a waste of time and money is the food, but the service is pretty abysmal as well. On our... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Australian, American, Steakhouse
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 387 Glendale Retail Centre | Lake Road, Lake Macquarie, New South Wales 2258, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Greater Newcastle  >  Lake Macquarie
  • Phone Number: +61 2 4950 6788

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