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Outback Steakhouse

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279 Junction Rd, Madison, WI 53717-2615
+1 608-829-0505
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16:00 - 22:00
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Sun 11:30 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 16:00 - 22:00
Fri 16:00 - 22:30
Sat 12:00 - 22:30
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Wisconsin
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131 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

My normal Outback is Madison East, and it has been great. We get to the west side once in a while and decided to stop at the Junction road location. There were very few tables full, but had to wait 10 minutes at the desk while they were going to clear a table, numerous were still full of empties and... More 

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Thank jaspermunch
Lake Villa, Illinois
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Great location, friendly staff, and the food is always delicious. I had the bone in ribeye and it was so good!!

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Thank jklug001
Madison, WI
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130 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This Outback location used to be one of our "Go-To" places for dinner. Unfortunately it appears that there has been a change in management (or attitude) over the past several months. We did not have a good experience the one (and only) time we tried them for lunch. After some time we thought we'd try them again for dinner. We... More 

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Thank WIJourney
Madison, Wisconsin, United States
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34 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I visited onTuesday night, Jan. 31st to celebrate a friend's 70th birthday. She does not get out often so this was a big deal for her. Restaurant was about 60% full, was seated at table right away but no one came to offer us drinks or take an order. Went up to host stand and asked to have a waiter... More 

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Thank Kathy E
Madison, Wisconsin
1 review
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

Lived on the west side of Madison for 30 years and our last visit to the local Outback was about 20 years ago. We've been to most other restaurants several times, and we're wondering why we hadn't visited Outback very often. It was my wife's birthday and we decided to try Outback Madison West. Arrived at 625 pm and we're... More 

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Thank Eatoutmadison2017
OutbackGuestServices, Manager at Outback Steakhouse, responded to this review

We had hoped your visit would have been much more enjoyable. 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 - Madison (Junction Rd), WI". We can then correspond directly over email. Sincerely, Lacey Outback Steakhouse More 

Oregon, Wisconsin
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76 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016

I had the Outback Burger with fries. I ordered my burger medium but it came back medium rare and warm to the touch. The fries were greasy. My water glass remained empty our entire stay. I've been here before and had a better experience. Not so great this time.

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Thank retired60165
OutbackGuestServices, Manager at Outback Steakhouse, responded to this review

We hate that we let you down. 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 - Madison, WI". We can then correspond directly over email. Sincerely, Madeline Outback Steakhouse More 

Cambridge, Wisconsin
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

Had lunch here on a Saturday and ordered 2 ribeyes Med- Rare. Both came well done. Had to get up and go ask the Bartender - the only person I could find, to tell our server that our steaks were well done. Server showed up and assured us that our steaks were top priority. 15 mins later the Manager shows... More 

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Thank VillaRipley
OutbackGuestServices, Manager at Outback Steakhouse, responded to this review

Every experience with us should be just right! 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 - Madison". We can then correspond directly over email. Sincerely, Madeline Outback Steakhouse More 

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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

My son & I are in town for an athletic event. He has a 12oz sirloin, cooked to perfection!! I had the seared Ahi Tuna, perfect!! But our appetizer was "late" & the manager was so apologetic. He even took it off the bill. 😱. I'm glad too... It was the Avocado Crab Stack...not my favorite. I would recommend &... More 

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Thank Melissa B
Madison, WI
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130 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2016

My wife and I dine regularly at this Outback location so we were really disappointed with the lunch. We had to wait for a table because they were apparently understaffed. The tables were not being cleaned even though only 1/2 of the dining room and the bar were being used. Our silverware had water spots and did not look clean.... More 

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Thank WIJourney
OutbackGuestServices, Guest Relations Manager at Outback Steakhouse, responded to this review

Hi there, Thank you for providing us with feedback about your visit. We would like to get in touch with you so we can review this further. Please take a moment to email us at news@outback.com with the subject "Tripadvisor Review - Store 4810" so we can follow up with you directly. Thank you! Brittany Outback Steakhouse More 

Madison, Wisconsin
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53 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2016 via mobile

Wow! Today is one of my highlights of BAD SERVICE. Arrives at about 7:55 Get our table within 5 min - great. We wait about 10 min ( restaurant is 1/3 empty) We place our orders right away 12 min later - .......nothing....nada..... I asks another server to call the manager Someone show up - says he's the owner I... More 

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Thank amitisraeli

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$31 - US$40
Cuisine
American, Steakhouse
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Television
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 21:00
Monday
16:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
16:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
16:00 - 22:00
Thursday
16:00 - 22:00
Friday
16:00 - 22:30
Saturday
12:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 279 Junction Rd, Madison, WI 53717-2615
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Madison
  • Phone Number: +1 608-829-0505

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?