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Outback Steakhouse

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American, Australian, Steakhouse
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1101 Seminole Trl, Charlottesville, VA 22901-2897
+1 434-975-4329
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11:00 - 23:00
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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St. John
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70 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Ordered the Petite Filet. Was served a sirloin of shoe leather texture. Our waiter passed along my dissatisfaction to the manager, who offered to remedy the problem by having another "filet" prepared. When it came out it too was a sirloin - albeit a more tender one. I never like to send food back to the kitchen and would certainly... More 

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1 Thank Wolf J
Charlottesville, Virginia
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

I took my wife to the Outback for her birthday. I reserved our table using the online reservation system on their website. Our table was ready when we arrived. Once we sat down the drinks were ordered along with the AUSSIE-TIZERS® (Blooming Onion). Right after the drinks arrive, so did our blooming onion. For the main course we had the... More 

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Thank Tomanekw
Chesapeake, Virginia
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86 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

On-line ordered curbside pick-up. The process was simple, the pick-up and payment was very convenient. The food was consistent with in-restaurant dining I have experienced at other Outback locations. I wanted to eat in my hotel room while I continued working, and wanted more than a sandwich. Other than being a bit of a challenge with plastic dinnerware, it was... More 

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Thank sonofjs
Virginia Beach, Virginia
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

Ordered to-go and was greeted by the most pleasent waitress! She was wonderful as I had never been to Outback and didn't really know what I was craving. Food was fantastic and cooked perfectly. Thank you so much!

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Thank Wendy M
Palmyra, Virginia
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33 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

Whenever you think of a chain restaurant, "fine dining" seldom comes to mind. Surprisingly, OUTBACK on route 29 in Charlottesville is an exception. I can honestly say I have not had a bad steak there and I eat there a lot. It is our go-to place for a quick dinner or a late lunch. The wait staff is very good... More 

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Thank Vince F
Nashville, Tennessee, United States
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21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Very tried and true steak house. Steaks always good - as are side dishes. Expansive menu and always a special promotional dish makes it fun to try something new. Sampler platter makes good start to dinner and serves 2-3 easily. Very good server that paid special attention to my salad request makes me want to go back soon.

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Thank Murphy M
Kentucky
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45 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

The service was awful. He was rude & complain about everything going on. Steak was good, baked potato was not done. Our food came & still waiting on bread, salads, & waters. Ordered beer - HOT & yucky.

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Thank 33wildcat
Palmyra, Virginia
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

My husband, daughter and myself stopped by for dinner around 5pm. I was delighted that the parking lot was half empty and we had beat the dinner time rush. We were seated promptly and our drink order was taken. The waitress knew absolutely nothing about their wine selection but that's not a big deal. She came back to take our... More 

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1 Thank shelzzie
OutbackGuestServices, Manager at Outback Steakhouse, responded to this review

This isn't the way things should be. We'd like to review this further if you could please take a moment to send me an email at news@outback.com with the subject "TripAdvisor - Charlottesville". We can then correspond directly over email. Sincerely, Madeline Outback Steakhouse More 

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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016

We had a very nice dinner here. The staff seated us quickly and the food was very good. I loved that they had lots of covered outdoor seating. This was the first Outback I'd been to that had comfortable couches to sit in on an outdoor porch while you waited to get a table. Very nice!

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Thank Nancy M
2 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Service was slow and food was average at best. If you are looking for a great dinning experience look somewhere else. If you are hungry and just want to eat, this place will work.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Australian, Steakhouse
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1101 Seminole Trl, Charlottesville, VA 22901-2897
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Charlottesville
  • Phone Number: +1 434-975-4329

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