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Outback Steakhouse

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5255 S Florida Ave, Lakeland, FL 33813-2521
+1 863-648-1019
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun 11:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Weirton, West Virginia
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25 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

My husband and I were among a group of 23. We had a reservation and the group was seated at two adjoining tables. We were there at lunch time on February 14. The two waiters did an excellent job especially considering the group size and so many separate checks. The waiter at our table had a delightful sense of humor.... More 

Thank Jeanne O
Bray, Ireland And Lurgan .N.i.
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14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The small portion of the Mahi starter was small, very small, only 3 slices, however, it was delicious. My New York strip, m/r was irregular in shape, I expected it to be of even thickness, however, it had a pyramid shape on one side. It was tough and needed a lot of knife and chewing and it was not to... More 

Thank Robin K
Lakeland, Florida
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23 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017

We arrived before 6pm & were seated immediately. We requested a table instead of a booth and were seated just outside the kitchen. This was a loud place to sit. As we were dining, all of the tables near us were filled with other patrons. We ordered the rib-eye meal with an extra salad as well as a Bloomin' Onion.... More 

Thank Julie W
Lakeland, Florida
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016

Food fair. Service is fair. I love outback but the food has dropped in quality as has the service. Steaks not cooked as requested. Have to be sent back for a redo.

Thank Hlassiter
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2016

Best place in town, Love outback, Mondays, and the great food and prices! If you're in Lakeland stop by on North 98, they got a great bunch of people working there and the food is delicious !

Thank Donna C
Lakeland, FL
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467 reviews
398 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 136 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2016

We had been salivating over Outback's TV commercial for several weeks. Steak and UNLIMITED shrimp for $15.99. OH YEAH - count us in. Several different type shrimp were available, and the steak was obviously a thick, juicy and perfectly cooked filet. We ordered the "TV COMMERCIAL SPECIAL", and were told there were upgrades for a larger steak at a higher... More 

Thank rkhawg
Lakeland, Florida
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161 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016

Anybody who has a bad experience at this restaurant isn't trying or cooperating. We ordered a nine oz. Pinot Grigio and a 22 oz. draft Fosters for drinks. We ordered our "Kevin Harvick" Bloomin Onion. My wife ordered a six oz.sirloin medium. She is a transplant patient. She also ordered a crab cake. It was terrible. The steak came to... More 

Thank Dennis S
Lakeland, Florida
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30 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

The Alice Springs Chicken here is great, it comes with a delicious honey mustard sauce for dipping, the chicken wings are my favorite , the staff is friendly and attentive, the place is clean and comfortable.

Thank patriciawR693TK
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60 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

Visiting family in the area and came here with multi-generations, including a great-grandmother, and we enjoyed the experience. If you spend any time at Outbacks, you know what you're getting and we weren't disappointed. Great service, good, tasty food, from ribs to salmon to the Victoria's filet. This wasn't our first trip to this Outback store and it won't be... More 

Thank tedtom51
Mulberry, Florida
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95 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

I will say upfront service was good. Food arrived in a timely manner and waitress was friendly. I ordered the Bloomin onion and how can you go wrong there? It was good. But the fish tacos. Oh my they missed that one by a long shot. I took them home for after eating French onion soup and some of the... More 

Thank Angie T

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Steakhouse
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5255 S Florida Ave, Lakeland, FL 33813-2521
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Central Florida  >  Lakeland
  • Phone Number: +1 863-648-1019

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