We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

Outback Jack's Bar & Grill

$$ - $$$
Australian, American, Steakhouse
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
387 Glendale Retail Centre | Lake Road, Lake Macquarie, New South Wales 2258, Australia
+61 2 4950 6788
Website
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

13 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
Showing 13: English reviews
Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia
Level Contributor
41 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 March 2017

Outback Jacks is a great place to take family and/or friends. It's children friendly. The staff are very obliging and their service is quick and friendly. Glendale is a great restaurant with great food and smiling staff. The food was good although I ordered a smoky lamb burger and I should have eaten it with knife and fork. The melted... More 

Helpful?
Thank Alice F
Level Contributor
6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

This is our 3rd time here with a group of 20 or more. The manager that came and seen us tonight was rude. Did not have alcohol to put in their drinks. The drink blender was broken and on the menu there are crop ribs... Apparently you don't do them. Why are they on the menu then??? For spending a... More 

Helpful?
Thank TinkerBella24
Newcastle, Australia
Level Contributor
14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 December 2016 via mobile

Went here for lunch on a hot day and found the a/c was not working properly. Then ordered a cold beer and it was slightly cold. The wait staff didn't really seem to care too much. Looked overworked and under paid!!! Meals were ok but nothing to write home about.

Helpful?
Thank MRA012
Level Contributor
4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 10 December 2016

Was taken here for my birthday, food was nice but expensive, I would have expected better quality and quantity for the price. It was a Dinner time visit so my review is based on main meals and one visit. I would not choose to go back mainly due to price vs meal quality and size.

Helpful?
Thank Lee J
Wallsend, Australia
Level Contributor
17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

Average quality food and poor service. Staff were friendly but seemed to lack leadership and direction. We had to wait and then ask for service.

Helpful?
Thank murphypayne
Newcastle, Australia
Level Contributor
23 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 April 2016

My man & I called in after a big work week for dinner with no reservation. But still got a table & super friendly service despite them being busy. My steak was just cooked perfectly & I'm fussy with my steak being cooked the way I like it lol. It was a beautiful meal & served quite fast too

Helpful?
Thank Newyfoody17
A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 24 April 2016 via mobile

Not only did we wait 55 mins for our meal, but the steak came out almost mooing still when asked for med to well done. Let me just say it wasn't that busy. There were only 2 tables with people sitting at them near us. I asked if i could get it cooked just a little more so it wasn't... More 

Helpful?
Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Port Macquarie, Australia
Level Contributor
23 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2016

Very good sized meals and very good value. Certainly don't walk away hungry. Very good service. Would definitely go there again.

Helpful?
Thank gandm84
Warners Bay, New South Wales, Australia
Level Contributor
58 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 August 2015

The meals were all great including the sweets, wait staff great, attentive, entertaining and fun. Big meals. Top atmosphere for any and all occasions.

Helpful?
Thank ColleneKalb
Mullumbimby, Australia
Level Contributor
17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 December 2014 via mobile

We haven't got our food yet but something tells me the worst is yet to come. This place is a joke. Prices are over the top and the service is as low as you go. So far our soft drinks taste like Old sugar soaked socks. Asked for water and got a bottle of Aqua Pura which they may think... More 

Helpful?
Thank gregorycromwell

Travellers who viewed Outback Jack's Bar & Grill also viewed

Cardiff, Lake Macquarie
 
Wangi Wangi, Lake Macquarie
Catherine Hill Bay, Lake Macquarie
 
Edgeworth, Lake Macquarie
Blacksmiths, Lake Macquarie
 

Been to Outback Jack's Bar & Grill? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Australian, American, Steakhouse
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 387 Glendale Retail Centre | Lake Road, Lake Macquarie, New South Wales 2258, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Greater Newcastle  >  Lake Macquarie
  • Phone Number: +61 2 4950 6788

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Outback Jack's Bar & Grill staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?