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Outback Steakhouse

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7611 Two Notch Rd, Columbia, SC 29223-6221
+1 803-788-9800
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11:00 - 22:00
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Columbia, South Carolina
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169 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We ordered two prime ribs medium rare. What arrived was a thin cut that was rare at best. It had lots of gristle/connective tissue. My wife sent hers back and what was returned was overcooked for medium. The service was great and the sides were outstanding as in the past. Avoid the prime rib - it's not worth it. (Guess... More 

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Thank Tarheel1967
Memphis
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33 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a party of eight without a reservation on a Tuesday night. We got a waiter with a lot of personality -- I think David(?) . There was a couple of issues with our food coming out but what I so appreciated was the our waiter and the manager quickly owned up to the issue and fixed it without... More 

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Thank snews77
Coral Springs, Florida
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

kinda mess, they sit us , and we been waiting waiting waiting, couple next to us after about 10 minutes just leave because nobody even ask them about the drinks , right after they sit next couple and that was exactly same story. Food is ok , nothing special , definitely not worth to wait, ........... As a person who... More 

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Thank Lukasz L
OutbackGuestServices, Manager at Outback Steakhouse, responded to this review

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 - Two Notch Road". We can then correspond directly over email. Sincerely, Madeline Outback Steakhouse More 

Higgins Lake, Michigan
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24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

This is how far Outback has fallen. Wife ordered prime rib and what she received was a thin piece of meat that was mostly fat. She asked for the manager and she seemed surprised by the prime rib. To their credit she quickly brought out another that was what was expected in the first place. I ordered the French dip... More 

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Thank colonelkabob
Greenville, South Carolina
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229 reviews
201 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

I normally visit the local Outback when traveling as the food is always good. I ordered the new small snack size blooming onion, which I've had before at other locations and boy was I disappointed. My experience at this location started off with slow waitress service at the bar. Seems like she was more interested in taking care of the... More 

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Thank TB149
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 - Columbia (Two Notch Rd)". We can then correspond directly over email. Sincerely, Madeline Outback Steakhouse More 

Birmingham, Alabama
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21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

I really had higher hopes for our meal but it just seemed to be missing something "more". I did give 4* because the lovely waitstaff were all smiles and attentive. Even if the new waiter seemed a bit unprepared. My mom ordered potato soup - it was good not spectacular but worth ordering again. We both had a cocktail and... More 

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Thank Elizabeth F
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

We stopped at this Outback after a day of traveling. Our waitress was phenomenal,friendly and on top of our every request. Our food was top notch. Would definitely return here if we are ever in Columbia again.

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Thank kabam4
Massillon, Ohio
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179 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016

Nine of us stopped after golfing and they did accomodate us as a group and the service was fine. Food was average.

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Thank Reed B
Salisbury, United Kingdom
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112 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

We were seated immediately and order was taken quickly. The service was not overly friendly, but still efficient. The food was ok, but we have had better food in other outbacks. The fries were a bit soggy and not as crispy as we've had before.

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Folkston, Georgia
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87 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

This was close by the hotel. Service a bit slow, food was very good. Bothered me a bit one waitress just hung around leaning on railing waiting for ??? Steak was not cooked as I asked med rare, but had a variety of "doneness". I didn't want to wait for another. It was still good.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$40
Cuisine
American, Steakhouse
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7611 Two Notch Rd, Columbia, SC 29223-6221
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Columbia
  • Phone Number: +1 803-788-9800

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