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Outback Steakhouse

8280 Valley Blvd, Blowing Rock, NC 28605-9050
+1 828-295-6283
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good31%
  • Average16%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible5%
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“steak” (49 reviews)
“crab legs” (3 reviews)
Open Now
16:00 - 22:00All hours
American, Steakhouse
$$ - $$$
8280 Valley Blvd, Blowing Rock, NC 28605-9050
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Would love to review a meal here but since they don't open until 4pm and I was there at 3pm for a late lunch I'm not able to. I drove 40 miles to do some shopping and planned to have lunch at Outback. Never heard...More

Thank dianecc2015
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our waiter, Henry, was terrific! He anticipated our every need and took care of us before we asked for something. The food was very good as usual. The only complaint I have is that you have to request the lunch menu, as the hostess does...More

Thank Pat C
Reviewed 20 June 2017

Had an early dinner here last Saturday. No wait which was great. Server was awesome. He was very attentive and ensured nothing was missing but not too smothering. Food was good, although steak quality could have been better. Has been a awhile since I have...More

Thank Jon C
Reviewed 31 May 2017

Outback is a steakhouse I rarely visit. Took a chance on going to get some drinks which they only have a small selection. Didn't like the drink I chose, but oh well. We ordered surf and turf and I chose macaroni and cheese as a...More

Thank JudyinNC
Reviewed 10 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
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
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...More

Thank Sue N
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...More

Thank PDMGuru
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...More

Thank btdhtaylor
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...More

Thank BetteWV
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$40
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
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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