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Outback Steakhouse

2980 Plaza Bonita Rd, National City, CA 91950-8015
+1 619-475-4329
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good38%
  • Average20%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
31 Mar 2018
“Good food and below average service.”
4 Mar 2018
“Not up to Outback standards”
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American, Steakhouse
$$ - $$$
2980 Plaza Bonita Rd, National City, CA 91950-8015
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Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

The food was good as expected, but the service was not very good. We did not get the sides that we ordered, and when it came, the main dish was all ready cold. It was difficult to get the waiters attention. The table had an...More

Thank ErlendG40
Reviewed 5 March 2018

Good news first: The service (by several) was great—fast, attentive and friendly. The bad: The food wasn't up to Outback's usual high standards. Our Bloomin' Onion was undercooked, i.e., the batter was still wet inside; and my filet mignon just wasn't great. It was a...More

Thank Don G
Reviewed 20 October 2017

The prime rib looked like worth dying for but worth the first cut and bite, I knew that it would take a lot of chewing. To say it was a disappointment would be an understatement. It was most unusual.

Thank Roy L
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

Outback behind Plaza Bonita is always a good choice. The staff is really friendly and they always have a table right away. The steak is sooo good but prices can be a little high for some stuff. Anyways, the bar area is very comfortable.

Thank Dania U
Reviewed 13 June 2017

Good food as usual. Really good service. I will be back the next time I'm in the area and yes, I recommend it.

Thank Dale K
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

They were very busy. I asked to speak with the manager she said she was too busy to talk to me. My prime rib was mooing, we were seated after a wait then not visited by our waitress after we ordered. Even if everything was...More

Thank Debi B
OutbackGuestServices, Manager at Outback Steakhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 21 April 2017

Hi Debi, We're disappointed that your visit ended up this way. 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 - South San Diego". We can then correspond directly over...More

Reviewed 16 February 2017

Always tasty and great service. Beef is dry aged and cooked to perfection. Not nearly as expensive as other 'higher end' steak houses serving the same cuts.

Thank johnson801
Reviewed 3 February 2017 via mobile

Can depend on Outback for a good steak regardless of location. Wedge salad was huge. Tried the new garlic medallions which were tender and delicious. Bread as always was hot and fresh.

Thank Kathy R
Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

Went for lunch and there was a good selection of choices. I had the sirloin steak plus tortilla soup and a dinner salad. The steak although juicy was a little tough. The soup was delicious and the salad plus tomato dressing was very nice. My...More

Thank ABF49ER
Reviewed 17 December 2016 via mobile

Good food with average service. Gets pretty busy and a little pricey because the food pricing is a bit high for this kind of joint. Good 3 stars but no more for us.

Thank kevin s
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2980 Plaza Bonita Rd, National City, CA 91950-8015
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  National City
  • Phone Number: +1 619-475-4329
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