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Outback Steakhouse

66 31st Ave, San Mateo, CA 94403-3404
+1 650-287-4329
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good11%
  • Average27%
  • Poor35%
  • Terrible0%
4 weeks ago
“Good piece of steak”
18 Jul 2016
“Two visits. Not enough staff. Food sent back as cold.”
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66 31st Ave, San Mateo, CA 94403-3404
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Outback always delivers a nice piece of steak for a reasonable price. The mashed potatoes are phenomenal and the staff is always nice. Nice and tidy establishment.

Thank John Tore M
Reviewed 19 July 2016

Will not return. Only one server working both times for early dinner. He also was the bartender. When food was delivered, it was cold & sent back on both visits. Will not return.

Thank dcs1755
Reviewed 24 March 2016

Three of us went to this Outback on a recent Sun., early evening for dinner. One of us came across some coupons that prompted us to go here. Our server would only accept one coupon applying to only one meal, although there was nothing on...More

1  Thank McClintock
Reviewed 20 January 2016

I wanted a steak, the usual traditional steak, and i was dismayed by it, but taste it was OK, the presentation was OK, the server was OK, service was excellent.

Thank Backpacker1019
Reviewed 21 October 2015

felt like all the employees hated their jobs, mostly teen-twentysomethings, and felt like they wished the customers would stay away. Orders were messed up, food mediocre.

1  Thank luggedsteel
Reviewed 10 September 2015

We have dined at other locations in Canada and the USA and had positive experiences. However, this location had sub par food. We always have steak and our experience here was not good. The cuts of meat was sub-par and my daughter's medium rare was...More

1  Thank diyguy88
Reviewed 28 August 2015

I agree with many of the other reviews - just okay. The server was great but overworked. Drink refills were slow, and the salads looked like they had been made in advance, sitting in a window waiting on someone to order them. The steak was...More

Thank msca7882
Reviewed 22 April 2015

The thing about this restaurant is that it is inconsistent. I have been to other Outback locations and been very pleased. But this one doesn't always measure up. Service can be spotty and slow. Food can be good but not always. I would rather go...More

Thank lois a
Reviewed 14 February 2015

Decided to drop by to avail of the $12.99 deal I saw advertised on TV re appetizer, entree and dessert for $12.99. However, when we asked our server for this deal, she told us it doesn't apply to them because they are franchise. What the...More

1  Thank V4c4t10n3r88
Reviewed 11 February 2015 via mobile

Our visit was "ok". The thing that put me off was their prices are higher than prices for "advertised specials" on TV. Kind of puts you in a bad mood when you expect to pay x and are charged y.

1  Thank John E
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Restaurant Details

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Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 66 31st Ave, San Mateo, CA 94403-3404
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Mateo
  • Phone Number: +1 650-287-4329
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