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Outback Steakhouse

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8117 Georgia St, Merrillville, IN 46410-6224
+1 219-736-8995
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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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Onawa
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Outback is always busy no matter what city you are in! So, expect a wait especially when going there at peak times such as a Saturday evening. The reason they are busy is because they serve good food for a family/couple on a budget. I have not had many complaints with their food choices. If you want super fast service... More 

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Thank Bonnie A
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

Didn't know what to expect as many people had mixed reviews.... I must say I was quite impressed. I have 22 oz tea bone , was cooked to perfection.... juicy and just the right amount of crisp, and tender....just which there were more tv besides the bar area... staff was friendly, waitress was great

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Thank kthom29
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12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

I used to love Outback. The last 3 times I was there, my steak was chewy and grisly. So after these three episodes I haven't gone back. Hopefully the new restaurant will be better. I'll try them soon and report back. In the meantime I've enjoyed my steak at another local steakhouse. In my opinion, the service is stale and... More 

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Thank Tom M
Long Island, New York
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89 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 February 2017 via mobile

I guess it was just opened, because we came twice and the place had a wait of 1,5 hours. We came on Saturday around 7 pm it was crowded with 1 hour wait, then next day as we were staying nearby, the same story although we came earlier around 6pm.

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Thank OxanaPeace
Gary
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36 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 February 2017

after placing my appetizer order of raw tuna the waitress kept coming back every 10 min. telling me how sorry she was that my order had not been filled this went on for about an hour while I was waiting I saw several people just get up and leave because they had not received their food. this included one table... More 

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Thank Charles G
Gary, Indiana
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56 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 January 2017

Food quality/preparation has been inconsistent on several visits. This restaurant, as mentioned, will be moving to a more visible location probably this spring or summer. Hope they improve the kitchen quality

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Thank Gerald R
Saint John, Indiana
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331 reviews
142 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 December 2016

Our first time here, we belong to Dine Rewards & Outback is one of the restaurants in the program. Our food was OK but the service was not the greatest! Lots of workers but they stand around and talk or do nothing. Dirty tables and they walk past them! Just not a good experience. We understand they will be moving... More 

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Thank tagent22
Duluth, Minnesota, United States
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172 reviews
125 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 December 2016

Traveling from North Carolina to Minnesota, we called it a night at the Best Western Motel right off US-30, slightly east of I-65. At that point, US-30 is "Restaurant Row." We drove a few blocks west on US-30 and saw this Outback. Relying on our experiences with the Outback in Hermantown MN, we stopped here for supper. This Outback looks... More 

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Thank Dennis L
Peoria, Illinois
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73 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 October 2016

We stopped here while we were in town for a concert. We have not been to outback in years as the one in our town closed long ago. Our waiter was very friendly and got us our beers and other drinks relatively quickly. I ordered a 12 oz ribeye which was priced about $25.00. Our food came out and we... More 

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Thank catguy49
Shelby, Indiana
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35 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Delicious steaks, best onion soup, fast service. No wait, nice menu. Great lump crab cakes also. Decent pricing.

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Thank Catherine L

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
American, Steakhouse
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Television
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
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: 8117 Georgia St, Merrillville, IN 46410-6224
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Merrillville
  • Phone Number: +1 219-736-8995

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?