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Outback Steakhouse

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8280 Valley Blvd, Blowing Rock, NC 28605-9050
+1 828-295-6283
16:00 - 22:00
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Sun 11:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 16:00 - 22:00
Fri 16:00 - 23:00
Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Youngsville, North Carolina
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15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Very pleased with our anniversary dinner here, prompt and friendly waiter, steak cooked just right, too full for desert!

Thank 76Nancy1253
Orlando, Florida
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

We always enjoy stopping at Outback in BR! We visit quite often and Dave always remembers us and makes us feel welcome there. Our current favorite is the Cheese Steak Sandwich, if you have not tried it yet, go ahead and try it! Very delicious!

Thank Jean-Marie M
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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411 reviews
185 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 128 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 March 2017

Outback does not disappoint. My husband's steak was done to his liking the first time. The chicken and veggies I had were quite good. I was very pleased that the chicken had a dry rub on it rather than BBQ sauce. Our waiter was very good and attentive.

Thank Sue N
Blowing Rock, North Carolina
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27 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 February 2017

We visit Outback very regularly in BR. being residents it's a fun place to meet other locals (at the bar). Staff switch roles a lot which I like so we know several of the staff from hanging out at the bar. My wife and I are trying to balance dieting with going out and Outback has a couple of great... More 

Thank PDMGuru
Boone, North Carolina
1 review
Reviewed 30 November 2016

I only go to Outback on special occasions, but whenever I do go, it's usually pretty good. My absolute favorite item on the menu is the Blooming Onion. It is so good!!! I would recommend going between 5:00pm-7:00pm because it gets very crowded, especially on the weekends.

Thank btdhtaylor
Charleston, West Virginia
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150 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

You expect to get the same quality food at each chain restaurants. Outback does not disappoint! What was really great about this restaurant is we appeared with 34 people without notice. They were accommodating, friendly and were very attentive and we were able to eat in a reasonable amount of time. We arrived at 1:30 in the afternoon but they... More 

Thank BetteWV
Gainesville, Florida
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45 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 October 2016

We vacation in Blowing Rock every October. Last year we ate takeout from here several times. That's how good it was. This time....one word, horrible. The first night we got our usual Chicken on the Barbie and Wings. Both were bad. We had friends visit us and they wanted the Chicken tenders and watch the ballgame at our Cabin. Last... More 

Thank Pipers2much
OutbackGuestServices, Manager at Outback Steakhouse, responded to this review

We feel terrible that we let you down. 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 - Blowing Rock, NC". We can then correspond directly over email. Sincerely, Madeline Outback Steakhouse More 

Belleville, Pennsylvania
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24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016

This place had a low rating (3 stars or less?) but I thought it was great. We were seated immediately and promptly waited on. The food was excellent. Our waitress was very friendly.

Thank roadqueen1340
Waterlooville, United Kingdom
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102 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

We visited for steak and got just that. The food was excellent and the service was good too. The prime rib was excellent. The price was ok, medium range and we all enjoyed. The cocktails are a good price at $5 each.

Thank LizGraham2014
Charlotte, North Carolina
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22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 September 2016

We've been dining at this restaurant for years and the staff are consistently friendly, hospitable, and professional. I believe that that speaks well for both the staff and the management. Most recently, Ryan was a welcoming host and a helpful wait person as well, even though we arrived shortly before closing time...A quick comment about the food: I usually get... More 

Thank anniehey

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$40
American, Steakhouse
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8280 Valley Blvd, Blowing Rock, NC 28605-9050
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Blowing Rock
  • Phone Number: +1 828-295-6283

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