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Outback Steakhouse

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1435 13th Avenue Dr SE, Hickory, NC 28602-5182
+1 828-328-6283
11:00 - 23:00
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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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Mebane, North Carolina
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109 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2017

We had a quick dinner here one night. I hadn't eaten at an Outback in years. Waitress was great. We were seated quickly and served quickly. Not too loud and we could have a conversation. Food was good too. :)

Thank FamilyofFive2006
Taylorsville, North Carolina
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33 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 12 March 2017

over the last few years the cut of meat they serve is the worst in town, always tough as shoe leather until you send it back, then you get a better cut of meat....

Thank frictionmod
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74 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 February 2017

First,allow me to say...this is surely the BEST Restaurant I have EVER ate at! Everything was beyond my best expectations...from the time I entered until leaving! (I've Never been able to say That,about Any Restaurant I have eaten at.) My friend & I were greeted promptly and the wait was only a few minutes. We were seated & our waitress,... More 

Thank babetravels
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105 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

Ate at the bar the lat 2 visits. The girls always takes great care of us. No problem at the bar. The drinks are great, service is there before you think of it. Food is very good, steak done perfectly. There was a wait for the regular tables. With the great service from the bar tenders, no real reason to... More 

Thank Rod L
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

Celebrating graduation for a family member. Thought food was a little to costly and not as good as it should have been.

Thank Sudie B
Nebo, North Carolina
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 February 2017 via mobile

Cheryl was our waitress and did an outstanding job, was very attentive to our needs and it was a pleasure having her as our server. The food was very good and she made sure everything was cooked well before leaving.

Thank April S
Hickory, North Carolina
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118 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 January 2017

We actually grabbed a couple of meals to go from the Curbside Take-Away, which were delicious. We have been to the restaurant at a different location in the past, so we were confident that the food would be good. The staff was very friendly and helpful too.

Thank smitty60
Orange Park, Florida
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 January 2017

We went around 5:15 before things got too busy with the evening crowd. Only problem is they have like 2 places they can put a table of 8. So while there were empty tables all around they could not seat us. Manager was on the floor checking on tables and took care of a problem we had. Lesson.....if more than... More 

Thank Cathy M
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

I normally love this Outback. Under new management. Service was horrible. Baked potato was so small it had about 3 bites. 26.00 for a filet the size of a deck of cards. Food tasted okay but not a good value. Too expensive.

Thank Crystal J
OutbackGuestServices, Manager at Outback Steakhouse, responded to this review

Hello Crystal, We always want your service and food to be amazing. We're sorry we let you down. We'd like to review this further. Please send me an email to news@outback.com with the subject "Trip Advisor Review - Hickory, NC". We can then correspond over email. Sincerely, Amy Outback Steakhouse More 

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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

Food was good. Waitress was friendly and responsive. I'd go back if I visited this city again. Steak was perfectly prepared. I love outback and I'm glad they are consistent in food preparation.

Thank Carmita D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Steakhouse
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
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: 1435 13th Avenue Dr SE, Hickory, NC 28602-5182
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Hickory
  • Phone Number: +1 828-328-6283

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