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Outback Steakhouse

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3210 Berlin Tpke, Newington, CT 06111-4628
+1 860-666-0002
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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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Hostess was angry we came in 15 minutes before closing ..when she went to seat us she began cleaning the table , spraying us and walked away angrily...

Thank Louisa0101
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58 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

We had an awesome dinner at Outback. Steak was cooked to perfection, small loaf of warm bread & nice salad! Oh yeah had a blooming onion as an appetizer.....yummy! The waiter was top notch in every way..... unfortunately don't remember his name!

Thank Dottie C
New Britain, Connecticut
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141 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016 via mobile

We stopped by for lunch and were surprised by new options for lunch. They now have a Philly steak sandwich that is filled with ribeye and is tender and delicious. The wait staff was friendly and competent and the facility was very clean.

Thank Leo7151
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31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

The waiter brought bread after I said no bread and my husband had ordered from the glutwn free menu!!! Hubby has celiac disease so we do not do bread. I said no onion on my burger, it had onion. It was as if everything I said he said yes then did or ordered as he pleased. Hubby had steak, cooked... More 

Thank Monica D
Bloomfield, Connecticut
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38 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

Our waitress Ashley was awesome. The food was fantastic. Even the server that brought our items to the table was very friendly and had a great attitude. My only complaint and in this case it's not a big one. The hostess didn't seem to want to be there. She seemed totally disinterested. The rest of the staff was awesome!

Thank 562SteveS
United States
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

Just had appetizers and drinks at bar! Service good, food good especially the pretzel rolls and beer/cheese dip.

Thank grecfr
New Britain, Connecticut
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69 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

At the end of our 2-day, 500+ mile drive home from vacation, and with nothing in the fridge, we opted for a little pampering and went to Outback in Newington. Glad we did! The short wait (Saturday 7 p.m.) for a table was made easier with comfortable seating, a cooler of lemony ice water, and a beeper so we could... More 

Thank Molly S
New Haven, Connecticut
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

Outback is the only place I go for steak. It is consistently good and the price is very reasonable when you consider all that comes with it. Service is almost always good, but on this visit (8/19) we had a delightful waitress. Fun, while doing her job well. Look forward to going back.

Thank Colin K
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

If you want below average food then outback is for you. Better off grabbing some steaks at the grocery and chilling and grilling at home at least the meat will be good.

Thank George H
Old Orchard Beach, Maine
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

This restaurant is in an odd spot so I didn't see it the first three times I drove by. It's set up on a hill off an access road. Originally I went for lunch but they don't serve lunch so I returned for dinner. The menu is on the pricey side. My waiter was not very personable. My dinner was... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Steakhouse
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
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: 3210 Berlin Tpke, Newington, CT 06111-4628
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Newington
  • Phone Number: +1 860-666-0002

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?