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Outback Steakhouse

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160 Aiken Mall Dr, Aiken, SC 29803-6799
+1 803-644-4031
11:00 - 21:00
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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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18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I have been eating at Outback for years......in various states, and what I like is it is always reliable. The only thing I would watch out for, is the steaks are a little too salty for my liking, but still really good.

Thank Jeannie J
Punta Gorda, Florida
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24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

Staff can't seem to get it together. We had a party of 9 and were told to expect a 30 minute wait which ended up being an hour. Seated at 2 tables put together and one was falling apart. The leaf was flimsy and the table was so unsteady you could not even cut the bread on it. We asked... More 

Thank Tony W
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8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2017

We had just arrived after a long drive. All we wanted was to eat a meal and get into our hotel. We had to eat our appetizer without utensils. We had to wait over 30 minutes and then I my filet was overcooked - I ordered medium - it was well done.

Thank Kimberly M
Aiken, South Carolina
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26 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

The waitress are very friendly. Most are students going to school at USCA. The food is good...steak was cooked to perfection. The blooming onion is delicious. The restaurant is clean but is a little loud especially at lunch. Guess that's to be expected in casual settings that are family friendly.

Thank Shirley M
Hilton Head, South Carolina
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203 reviews
143 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

My wife author of (Mile High On A Millionaire) and I was visiting Aiken during the recent hurricane and decided to entertain local friends. Selecting this restaurant was a sure thing as the quality of food is great, service is always the best and priced for families. We will recommend this place to business and friends as well as come... More 

Thank AudieSisson
Aiken, South Carolina
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320 reviews
234 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

Had the smaller portion of the Outback Special Sirloin and asked for wood-fire grilled. It was cooked perfectly and just enough for me. Their house salad, which they specially prepared for me without iceberg lettuce, was really good and the house dressing is tops--mustard vinaigrette. Also enjoyed the sweet potato for my other side. One of best parts of meal... More 

Thank ASH814
Middleburg, Florida, United States
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124 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

I have not eaten at an Outback in 2 years and in fact it was this one that I ate at. Was there for business last week, weekend and this week. I was very tired and we were there rather late but our waitperson was great. I had the seared tuna (yes, I know it is a steak place) but... More 

Thank Cynthia B
Damifno, SC
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

We arrived pretty early about 5 PM as I recall. We were promptly seated in a booth in the bar area. Our server arrived and gave us her name and the name of her shadow (trainee). She had the firecracker salmon and mine was the sirloin special. Both cooked to perfection, not a single complaint. Marcy made several "table touches"... More 

Thank TipSC
A TripAdvisor Member
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

My husband and I had the Wednesday night specials; he had the Pork Porterhouse and I had the Prime Rib. Wonderful, fantastic, great tasting meal - nice price. The staff is warm and friendly. Great service! We'll be back!

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

Won't eat there again each times I went foods was not done didn't taste fresh and clean and burning most of your foods, and had to recook them.

Thank Anthony D
OutbackGuestServices, Manager at Outback Steakhouse, responded to this review

This isn't how things should be. 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 - Aiken, SC". We can then correspond directly over email. Sincerely, Madeline Outback Steakhouse More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$31 - US$40
American, Steakhouse
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, 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: 160 Aiken Mall Dr, Aiken, SC 29803-6799
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Aiken
  • Phone Number: +1 803-644-4031

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