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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”
Open Now
11:00 am - 10:00 pm Hours
American, Steakhouse
$$ - $$$
2980 Plaza Bonita Rd, National City, CA 91950-8015
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Reviewed 3 June 2015

Typical OUTBACK. Nothing to distinguish it from other Outbacks. Hostess and waiter were excellent. Food was prepared properly and steaks cooked exactly as ordered.

Thank NJBeast2000
Reviewed 2 June 2015 via mobile

Went to lunch just because... Ribeye was excellent... Cooked to perfection! Her filet mignon was slightly too much garlic. All in all the meal was very good, the service excellent.

Thank Rico517
Reviewed 12 May 2015

Had the ribs & baked potato. Wasn't too pleased to be seated in the bar area, would have preferred the dining room as it wasn't crowded at all. Server wasn't too attentive. Place was clean and neat. Server was friendly but not pushy or very...More

Thank SkipB955
Reviewed 17 December 2014 via mobile

Steak was extremely substandard and the service was equally lacking. I've come to expect consistency at Outback but this particular location disappointed. The restroom was disgusting which led me to wonder what shape the kitchen was in. Will not repeat.

2  Thank ccdmgallardo
Reviewed 30 October 2014

I went to this restaurant prior to heading to Mexico for an extended visit. I had a craving for a steak and some coconut shrimp. My visit to this place did not disappoint me in the least. I had a combination of sirloin steak and...More

Thank BonsallBilly
Reviewed 15 October 2014

We travel to San Diego several times a year and usually will not eat in restaurants in the central city so we travel out to the suburbs. We found one of the best Outbacks with good food and service and about 20 minutes from downtown...More

Thank brucedog
Reviewed 17 September 2014

Always quite predictable, the food is good, the atmosphere clean but a bit noisy. We were there at 4:30pm on a Monday, not prime time, only a few other diners and the service was pretty slow. Our server was nice but forgot the lime in...More

Thank SDPeg
Reviewed 20 August 2014

The food is always great at Outback, and the staff are always friendly and helpful! The atmosphere is also very nice. The bar is great if you like to have a drink with your meal :)

Thank Carol B
Reviewed 15 May 2014

Usually this is an OK restaurant for a reasonable dinner. The food is pretty good and so what if the service is a bit slow and inattentive? But there is a new ploy afoot here. Diners are encouraged to sign up for coupons and "deals"...More

1  Thank prevere
Reviewed 4 May 2014 via mobile

We had steak, ribs & blooming onion. The usual consistency was blown away by the stunning meal. Expertly prepared & appreciatively enjoyed we felt as if on cloud nine. There was a culmination of flavors that made this experience heavenly!!! Compliments to the chef for...More

Thank Rico517
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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
Kids, Child-friendly
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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