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Outback Steakhouse

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American, Steakhouse, Australian
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4821 North First Street, Arlington, VA 22203-2603
+1 703-527-0063
11:00 - 23:00
Closed now
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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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97 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016

For a chain I really like this place. You know what ever you order is going to be good and consistent. I always get the filet which is always cooked to my perfection! We ordered a bloomin onion which is always really good as well. You can't go wrong here.

Thank Jessie R
Wellesley, Massachusetts
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126 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

We were having a send off after a weekend wedding. Even though this was a chain restaurant the food was good and the server was excellent serving the 6 of us. One surprise was an Australian theme with no draft Fosters?? Something to do with the keg system. We had the usual fare steaks, fish and blooming onion. All in... More 

Thank Jerry5567
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

I hate to do this. I really really like outback steakhouses...but the quality here is below average. Tonight I ordered the NY strip with broccoli and mashed potatoes. This is not worth the price. The whole presentation was not desirable. The steak was so so. The broccoli was wilted and just looked sad. The mashed potatoes just didn't look fresh.... More 

Thank Dave M
OutbackGuestServices, Manager at Outback Steakhouse, responded to this review

Our food should always be fresh and delicious, and 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 - Arlington, VA". We can then correspond directly over email. Sincerely, Madeline Outback Steakhouse More 

Bradenton, Florida
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600 reviews
444 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016

I had a delightful meal. The pork porterhouse was tasty and mash potatoes complimented each other wonderfully

Thank Jhonesnaps60
Edwardsville, Kansas
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62 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016

My 3 sisters and I visited this restaurant believing we would have tender steaks and good service. The steaks were so cooked to a crust and so tough We had to cut and tear our steaks into small pieces to eat them. I did tell the server, Gregory, and he offers to get us another steak after we were nearly... More 

Thank Murphydd
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23 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

The lamb chops and broccoli were cooked to perfection! The service was great and the family was very pleased. The location was not in a heavily trafficked area.

Thank Gale W
Allentown, Pennsylvania
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210 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016

If you like the steady eddy concept of an Outback this is it. They are a classic for the chain. We were seated promptly and our waitress arrived quickly in spite of the place being busy. The service was good and the staff was friendly and attentive. The salads were delivered and the staff waited for us to finish before... More 

Thank Dtravis814
Listowel, Canada
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47 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2016

No longer have Outback's in Canada, so when in the States, we try to hit one up as they are normally a very consistent and tasty option. All of us had steaks - all cooked exactly like we wanted. Baked potatoes were excellent (loaded of course). And like always, the staff was very friendly. Tried a new desert - a... More 

Thank Giller2
Alexandria, Virginia
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149 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 May 2016

We had a tasty meal with good service at this long-time Outback location. We had not eaten here for five years after a graduation dinner turned into a disaster due to poor service and fatty, unappetizing meat. We decided enough time had passed to give them another try. The server was friendly and accommodating. When you are placing your order... More 

Thank Alexandrian1026
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 May 2016

there is a special offering with a coupon you can receive an upgrade of the size of your meat and at the end you will be so satisfied and happy with the size and taste of the food served, the customer service is good and the place is attractive.

Thank Flavio R

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20 - US$35
American, Steakhouse, Australian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
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: 4821 North First Street, Arlington, VA 22203-2603
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Arlington
  • Phone Number: +1 703-527-0063

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