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Outback Steakhouse

3111 S 38th St, Tacoma, WA 98409-5614
+1 253-473-3669
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good14%
  • Average28%
  • Poor22%
  • Terrible8%
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“sirloin” (2 reviews)
“potatoes” (3 reviews)
“bloomin” (2 reviews)
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American, Steakhouse
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3111 S 38th St, Tacoma, WA 98409-5614
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We decided to duck into the Outback after shopping and we had such a delicious meal, we wonder now why we don't come here more often? Megan, our server, was a delight and the chicken and shrimp dishes we had were prepared perfectly. The prices...More

Thank peanutTacoma_Wa_
Reviewed 27 March 2017

The first time we visited this location was with friends we invited for dinner. Neither of them had their steaks served as they ordered. This certainly disrupted us all beginning our dinner at the same time. We tried again without friends since this Outback is...More

Thank Rick M
OutbackGuestServices, Manager at Outback Steakhouse, responded to this review

Hey Rick, We can do better than this. 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 - Tacoma". We can then correspond directly over email. Sincerely, Lacey Outback Steakhouse

Reviewed 14 March 2017

The Outback has been one of our favorite restaurants for many years. Because of ill health we had not been out for dinner for many months so decided the Outback would be our choice. We took another couple with us and they were as disappointed...More

Thank loanne55
Reviewed 1 February 2017

Tried the Steak/Lobster tails, Not great very small steak , very small lobster tails (tiny) like not worth the drive !

Thank Howard K
OutbackGuestServices, Guest Relations Manager at Outback Steakhouse, responded to this review

Hi Howard, We appreciate you writing about your recent visit with us. Please take a moment to email us at news@outback.com with the subject: TripAdvisor Review – Tacoma so we can follow up with you soon. Thank you! Leah Outback Steakhouse

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Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

The waitress was nice and patient. We took a little time looking at the menu. The salad was lacking. Almost all iceberg lettuce and the croutons were from a package. Bread and butter always good. After we ordered our food the service from the kitchen...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 14 December 2016

I had a wonderful Sirloin ...tasty ...juicy just the way it should be! The sweet potatoes are a must!!!!

Thank Sjk K
Reviewed 29 August 2016

Too salty. Staff is nice, food is so over salted I was horrified. Completely inedible shrimp and steak. They also were weird about substitutions- like broccoli instead of rice/potatoes. Probably would not return

Thank Sandra C
Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed our diner: delicious sirloin, tasteful broccoli and perfect potatoes and fries. After a long day we really needed that. Great service too, got everything we needed.

Thank Nellie N
Reviewed 20 May 2016

Who wants to eat in a restaurant wherein the owner or general manager ("Josh") fling obscenities at patrons and staff? Not me, and not my family and friends. Think twice about eating here. How does a slob like this earn a restaurant?

Thank Mark E
Reviewed 15 April 2016

after having not been there for many years we visited last Saturday, had planned on taking advantage to the "throwback" price deal but apparently this location wasn't offering that deal which we found out by asking our server about it, we did think about leaving...More

Thank Susan W
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations
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Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 23:00
13:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3111 S 38th St, Tacoma, WA 98409-5614
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Tacoma
  • Phone Number: +1 253-473-3669
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