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Outback Steakhouse

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3760 SW Archer Road, Gainesville, FL 32608-2411
+1 352-373-9499
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16:00 - 22:30
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Sun 11:30 - 21:30
Mon - Thu 16:00 - 22:30
Fri 16:00 - 23:30
Sat 15:00 - 23:00
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Chicago, Illinois
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119 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Good as Outbacks good. Friendly service that gets to know it's regulars. Updated decor and easy to find.

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Thank Jig1600
Gainesville, Florida
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56 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Outback is one of our favorites, however if I'm being honest this time was not one of the bests. Most of the food was over seasoned and both steaks came out overcooked. The break was good as always and the salads were fresh and crispy but that is about all I can say that was good. If it hadn't been... More 

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Thank JLI2009
Hollywood, Florida
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78 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We used to love going to Outback but this is the second time in a row we have gone and found the steaks to be tough and not so tasty. We will probably not return.

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Thank Samiya7
South Florida, Florida
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299 reviews
150 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2017

Not in any hurry to go back though I appreciate the waitress and manager both offering to re-do my steak (overdone and extremely salty.) Nice variety of menu selections, comparable pricing, atmosphere on the noisy side. Salad and sides good, hubby liked his burger. It was okay, but too many other restaurants to eat at to return for just okay.

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Thank Traveldanse
Cedar Key, Florida
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107 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 February 2017

You are looking forward to a great steak dinner & here is what happens: #1. Wedge salad served on very hot plate #2. Steak overdone & served on cold plate. #3. Our server, Jake, never came back to check on us. The next time our server returned was to deliver the check. Outback should be better that this.

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Thank Paula W
Gainesville, Florida
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43 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 February 2017

This is my first time in their new location and have to say I love the improved seating arrangements. I had the Chicken on the Barbie, asked for it to be grilled and not wood-fired as I don't like that taste. No problem, it was grilled! However, they have now cut down on the portion sizes, but not the price.... More 

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Thank Pipers2much
Gainesville, Florida
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60 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 January 2017

First, we did call ahead to limit our wait time and asked for interior seating. Upon arrival, we were told five minutes. After 20 minutes, we checked again and were told we could be seated outside. We explained we had elderly guests with us, and outdoor seating would be uncomfortable for them. We waited some more, probably another 15 minutes... More 

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Thank packliteFl0rida
OutbackGuestServices, Manager at Outback Steakhouse, responded to this review

We hate to hear about the disappointing experience. 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 - Gainesville, FL". We can then correspond directly over email. Sincerely, Lacey Outback Steakhouse More 

Ocala, FL
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74 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 January 2017

Went for lunch today and the food was just plain ok, nothing out of the extarordinary, but what really got me upset was how slipppery and greasy the floors were in this restaurant. I mentioned the dirty, greasy floors to our waiter who to my surprise told me they hear this complaint all the time. We won't be back!

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Thank IGVOcala_FL
chicago
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42 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 December 2016

This was a good place to get a basic meal while traveling through town--not disappointed--only downside was cost--but the wait staff was attentive and the food was decent

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Thank flamingoChicago
Gainesville, Florida
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65 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 December 2016

I've had a wide range of experience with the Gainesville Outback. Most of my bad experiences came when they were in the old location, next to Walmart. My father, brother, and I visited recently at the new location right beside Archer Road. Overall it was a good experience, the food was good, service was fair (a manager had to refill... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Steakhouse
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 21:30
Monday
16:00 - 22:30
Tuesday
16:00 - 22:30
Wednesday
16:00 - 22:30
Thursday
16:00 - 22:30
Friday
16:00 - 23:30
Saturday
15:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3760 SW Archer Road, Gainesville, FL 32608-2411
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Gainesville
  • Phone Number: +1 352-373-9499

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