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Outback Steakhouse

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8117 Georgia St, Merrillville, IN 46410-6224
+1 219-736-8995
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun 11:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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32 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

after placing my appetizer order of raw tuna the waitress kept coming back every 10 min. telling me how sorry she was that my order had not been filled this went on for about an hour while I was waiting I saw several people just get up and leave because they had not received their food. this included one table... More 

Thank Charles G
Gary, Indiana
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55 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Food quality/preparation has been inconsistent on several visits. This restaurant, as mentioned, will be moving to a more visible location probably this spring or summer. Hope they improve the kitchen quality

Thank Gerald R
Saint John, Indiana
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325 reviews
138 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2016

Our first time here, we belong to Dine Rewards & Outback is one of the restaurants in the program. Our food was OK but the service was not the greatest! Lots of workers but they stand around and talk or do nothing. Dirty tables and they walk past them! Just not a good experience. We understand they will be moving... More 

Thank tagent22
Duluth, Minnesota, United States
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162 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2016

Traveling from North Carolina to Minnesota, we called it a night at the Best Western Motel right off US-30, slightly east of I-65. At that point, US-30 is "Restaurant Row." We drove a few blocks west on US-30 and saw this Outback. Relying on our experiences with the Outback in Hermantown MN, we stopped here for supper. This Outback looks... More 

Thank Dennis L
Peoria, Illinois
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70 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

We stopped here while we were in town for a concert. We have not been to outback in years as the one in our town closed long ago. Our waiter was very friendly and got us our beers and other drinks relatively quickly. I ordered a 12 oz ribeye which was priced about $25.00. Our food came out and we... More 

Thank catguy49
Shelby, Indiana
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34 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

Delicious steaks, best onion soup, fast service. No wait, nice menu. Great lump crab cakes also. Decent pricing.

Thank Catherine L
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13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2016 via mobile

Sloooow, slooow service. Waitress stared not enough help. They ran out of baked potatoes and sweat potatoes. Over 45 minutes before we were served.

1 Thank Randy S
Merrillville, Indiana
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18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

This has been one of my favorite spots for a while now , but tonight it hit the spot , with a few new items on the menu, even though I arrived 20 minutes before closing, excellent service and delicious fresh food

Thank aundriana
Crown Point, Indiana
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51 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 April 2016 via mobile

They informed me of the new buyers for the better quality of steaks they receive and it showed! they retrained the chefs, my meal was perfect. While we are there a little passed out in the washroom from being diabetic as the EMTs rush her to the hospital the manager on duty,comped their meal and gave the husband and gift... More 

Thank Jaime C
Columbus, Ohio
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60 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 April 2016 via mobile

The Outback is a national chain restaurant food is pretty common no matter where you go if you like the steak my meal was very delicious I happened to go there when they were having a throwback special day so it's very inexpensive and delicious highly recommended to go real close to all of the hotel facilities around the area... More 

Thank Michael C

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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
American, Steakhouse
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Television
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
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: 8117 Georgia St, Merrillville, IN 46410-6224
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Merrillville
  • Phone Number: +1 219-736-8995

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?