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Outback Steakhouse Lockwood Ridge

6390 N Lockwood Ridge Rd, Sarasota, FL 34243-2531
+1 941-351-3711
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  • Excellent23%
  • Very good39%
  • Average17%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible10%
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“fish tacos” (2 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 22:00All hours
American, Steakhouse
$$ - $$$
6390 N Lockwood Ridge Rd, Sarasota, FL 34243-2531
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

When I want a great steak, this is not where I go. But when I want a good meal for a reasonable price with a casual atmosphere, Outback is the place. First, the wonderful hot fresh bread. Second, the best side salad in the universe....More

Thank JordanS8
Reviewed 21 August 2017

The Fosters was ice cold, the ribs were pretty good with the right amount of sauce and my steak was tiny but flavorful. Service was below average with John G making excuses for the bread arriving well into our meal (Yes, we asked for bread...More

Thank DrMike60
Reviewed 13 August 2017

Wonderful experience every time. Ask for Emily B for great service. Steaks are cooked the way you want them every time and the staff is correct in the way they serve you making sure your order is accurate. Always a great experience/

Thank Pete A
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

Food was hot & fresh, drinks stayed filled. Everything was a little spicy for my liking but overall it was a great experience.

Thank Lovinssk
Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

Usually, you can rely on a very good experience and great food at Outback. On July 10, I was starving and was craving a steak so I pulled into this Outback. Absolutely no problems with my server--I want to make that clear. The problem was...More

Thank juliemann2016
OutbackGuestServices, Guest Relations Manager at Outback Steakhouse Lockwood Ridge, responded to this reviewResponded 26 July 2017

Hello Julie, This is not the typical Outback experience we wanted for you. 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 - Sarasota/University". We can then correspond directly over...More

Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

Had their Wednesday Lunch Sirloin Special. Was cooked perfect like we ordered. Good flavor and good service even though waitress had a large table besides our table.

Thank Tammy H
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

Hit or a miss. Not like the reviews below because I thought the food was a hit/good. I ordered the filet medallions with loaded mashed potatoes; and my husband had filet mignon with a lobster tail. Just like any other chain restaurant. Our server was...More

Thank Andrea R
Reviewed 15 May 2017

Stopped here earlier today while traveling thru Sarasota. 3 People. I ordered Rare Seared Ahi Tuna. Was Presented with very thin dark brown(not rosy and robust looking) tuna sections sitting on a scrawny bed of greens. Accompanied with a truly repulsive and inedible dressing. Ate...More

Thank ouray1
OutbackGuestServices, Manager at Outback Steakhouse Lockwood Ridge, responded to this reviewResponded 17 May 2017

We hate that this was your experience. 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 - Sarasota (University), FL". We can then correspond directly over email. Sincerely, Madeline Outback...More

Reviewed 5 May 2017 via mobile

Outback seems to be declining in food quality. Dinner was below average. We aren't tempted to go back soon.

Thank survivormom2010
Reviewed 10 April 2017

as other people have reported,this place has changed for the worse,i'm a long term customer 20+ years and know what i'm reporting. went there on 04/07 and fries were different,the bloomin onion didn't taste right and the burger was smaller. got an email today for...More

Thank Michael R
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 20 - USD 35
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
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: 6390 N Lockwood Ridge Rd, Sarasota, FL 34243-2531
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Sarasota
  • Phone Number: +1 941-351-3711
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