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Outback Steakhouse

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2704 Bethel Rd, Columbus, OH 43220-2217
+1 614-326-1605
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16:00 - 22:00
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Hours:
Sun 15:00 - 21:30
Mon - Thu 16:00 - 22:00
Fri 16:00 - 23:00
Sat 15:00 - 23:00
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Columbus, Ohio
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017

Tonight 1/13/17 we were very surprised at the bar condition as we sat from 8 PM to 9:30 PM when the bar was completely empty and the empty dirty dishes beside us were never removed and I never saw the bartender wipe the bar at all. He did eat in the back of the bar and talk to staff and... More 

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Thank Miller222
Columbus, Ohio
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016

Food was good, the ribs are bad, steaks are over cooked. The head seating person had look like put his cloths on out of a basket next to the washing machine. Very poor and could not say he was sorry and just seat us wanted to act like there was not a reservation for us which I know for sure... More 

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Thank Rodney A
OutbackGuestServices, Manager at Outback Steakhouse, responded to this review

This isn't the way things should be. 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 - Columbus (Bethel Rd)". We can then correspond directly over email. Sincerely, Madeline Outback Steakhouse More 

Columbus, Ohio
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59 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

Went for dinner with a group of 5. The food and service were ok nothing special but not terrible. I am not sure if it is just lower expectations or the new norm but everything was average. The blooming onion was a bit overdone the second appetizer arrived just before the meal. The pasta was dry and the shrimp were... More 

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Thank MNRLVEU
Columbus, Oh
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274 reviews
174 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 248 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

Da wife and I pulled in for dinner about 8 after an OSU Buckeyes game. No wait. Clean, bright place. Very nice waitress (Jaclyn). I know it’s a steakhouse but we weren’t up to something that heavy. We decided to split the Aussie appetizer sampler platter. Da wife got the baked potato soup and I got the French onion soup.... More 

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Thank UsuallyNotGrumpy
Marysville, Ohio
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512 reviews
183 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 121 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

My wife and I hadn't been to an Outback Steakhouse for awhile, so we were looking forward to our visit. Unfortunately it didn't go well. The host was taking names for the wait list when we got there, even though the restaurant was only half full. He said it was shift change time. Yet, he promptly allowed his buddies to... More 

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1 Thank J-from-Marysville
Lewis Center, Ohio
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51 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2016 via mobile

My family (5 of us) was in the Bethel Rd area for some errands and decided to pick up lunch... For whatever reason, my husband suggested Outback. We haven't visited an Outback in a few years so I thought it might be good. We went at 1:30 on a Monday and got appetizers. There was nothing great about the visit.... More 

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1 Thank Robin D
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213 reviews
163 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 May 2016 via mobile

Came here with work to end the day and we all enjoyed ourselves. Service was good, drinks had no complaints and everybody got something different from the bar. I got a Hard Root Beer. Didn't hear any issues with the food, my meal was pretty easy to prepare, but tasted fresh...chicken tacos. The aioli sauce was excellent. The whole experience... More 

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Thank Coffey070
Powell, Ohio
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88 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 May 2016

So sad to say that one of our standby restaurants is on the downhill slide. A recent visit had a nearly 20 minute wait just to get drinks. As the night progressed we encountered many problems. The waitress took our order and we didn't see her for ten minutes. We asked for some bread, as we noticed other tables had... More 

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3 Thank Paul C
Columbus, Ohio
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50 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 April 2016

Stopped in for lunch recently and hadn't been in an Outback steakhouse in some time. The place was mostly empty but the service I received was very good. For the price I would have expected at least a little presentation with my food. Instead it looked like something you would get at a greasy spoon diner for half the price.... More 

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Thank Shogunpat
Western NY
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38 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 April 2016 via mobile

My wife ask "where is the place with the brown bread?" Outback, thats it! We were at the fairgrounds. A quick search revealed the location about 20 minutes away. Also we could make reservations online! The earliest it would allow was 45 minutes but after a 10 minute pause it was still on my phone and voila! Rezerved for 7:15.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$31 - US$40
Cuisine
American, Steakhouse
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
15:00 - 21:30
Monday
16:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
16:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
16:00 - 22:00
Thursday
16:00 - 22:00
Friday
16:00 - 23:00
Saturday
15:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2704 Bethel Rd, Columbus, OH 43220-2217
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Columbus
  • Phone Number: +1 614-326-1605

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