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Outback Steakhouse

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722 Jamacha Rd, El Cajon, CA 92019-3201
+1 619-588-4332
16:00 - 21:30
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Sun 12:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 16:00 - 21:30
Fri 16:00 - 22:30
Sat 12:00 - 22:30
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El Cajon, California
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31 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The only complaint I have it the length of time it takes to be seated :( BUT it is always worth the wait. Never disappointed with the food, taste or quantity, or with the service. As a senior citizen I feel, I was treated with respect while waiting, ordering, being served and during our meal. Boxes to take home left... More 

Thank Roma R
San Diego, CA
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215 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice servers and reliably good but not great food. That blooming onion is really a grease bomb but it tastes good! I wish the restaurant were not so noisy however.

Thank Connie B
San Diego, California
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87 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

Never had a bad steak. I always get a fillet. This is the location we usually visit. Service is usually great. Can't beat the steaks at Outback. I love the carrots, sweet potato, baked potato soup, salad with ranch. The Sydney's Sinful Sundae is a favorite if they make it right. The brownie is a good gluten free option if... More 

Thank Renee L
El Cajon, California
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

This is a good place, wait is often long and the service is sometimes slow, but the Food is always good.

Thank Jason L
san Diego
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156 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 November 2016

The food was actually really good.The price was too high for what you get.Expensive food with a family dining feel.Noisy, no atmosphere.They put out great sounding deals but when your plate is sitting in front of you, its lacking.Big cool knives but tiny steaks!

Thank sanDiegoTrippy
San Diego, California
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222 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 October 2016

We have visited a number of Outback restaurants. The food is generally consistent. This is a good location, with good service. There are excellent menu choices and the prices very reasonable. Usually crowded, so come early.

Thank OldBigBob
Spring Valley, California
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106 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

Outback Steakhouse is a predictably good chain restaurant. The El Cajon location has an effective and friendly staff and my family likes to eat here. I'm hooked on those deliciously greasy bloomin' onions. I recommend this place for a reasonably priced, predictably good fun meal for the family.

Thank Joe G
El Cajon, CA
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20 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 August 2016

I recently took my family to OB and found the food to be quite spendy for what you get. My steak was tiny and it had fat on it. It is just okay, I won't go back for a while. It definitely is not a healthy dining restaurant, lots of oil and butter.

Thank Linda D
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

I love going to Outback. Love their prime rib the Bloomin onions my family likes the lamb in the ribs too. They have such a good variety. Even if they seemed busy your sat down quickly your orders taken and you're not having to wait for very long. Best steakhouse in Opelika Alabama.

Thank Dsbailey
El Cajon, California
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402 reviews
235 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 July 2016

My wife and I went back to the Outback Steakhouse in El Cajon, Ca. to try their Happy Hour again. Bartender Shawn St. Michael was also our server, and did a great job answering our questions about the New Drink, and Food items on the Happy Hour menu. My wife had the Strawberry Peach Sangria with Puréed strawberries and peaches,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Steakhouse
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:30
16:00 - 21:30
16:00 - 21:30
16:00 - 21:30
16:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 722 Jamacha Rd, El Cajon, CA 92019-3201
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  El Cajon
  • Phone Number: +1 619-588-4332

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