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Outback Steakhouse

8280 Valley Blvd, Blowing Rock, NC 28605-9050
+1 828-295-6283
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good31%
  • Average16%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible5%
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“steak” (49 reviews)
“crab legs” (3 reviews)
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American, Steakhouse
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8280 Valley Blvd, Blowing Rock, NC 28605-9050
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Reviewed 22 October 2016

We vacation in Blowing Rock every October. Last year we ate takeout from here several times. That's how good it was. This time....one word, horrible. The first night we got our usual Chicken on the Barbie and Wings. Both were bad. We had friends visit...More

Thank Pipers2much
OutbackGuestServices, Manager at Outback Steakhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 25 October 2016

We feel terrible 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 - Blowing Rock, NC". We can then correspond directly over email. Sincerely, Madeline...More

Reviewed 18 October 2016

This place had a low rating (3 stars or less?) but I thought it was great. We were seated immediately and promptly waited on. The food was excellent. Our waitress was very friendly.

Thank roadqueen1340
Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

We visited for steak and got just that. The food was excellent and the service was good too. The prime rib was excellent. The price was ok, medium range and we all enjoyed. The cocktails are a good price at $5 each.

Thank LizGraham2014
Reviewed 23 September 2016

We've been dining at this restaurant for years and the staff are consistently friendly, hospitable, and professional. I believe that that speaks well for both the staff and the management. Most recently, Ryan was a welcoming host and a helpful wait person as well, even...More

Thank anniehey
Reviewed 21 September 2016

The food was okay, I ordered the steak and crab legs. My crab legs came out cold and over cooked. When pulling the meat out of the crab legs the meat cracked LOL. The manager was very helpful in getting a new order. I know...More

Thank Lorimack21
Reviewed 16 September 2016

Large group of golfers, 14, seated together. Quick, friendly service. Delicious bread served immediately. I had a 14oz ribeye, medium, tender and well seasoned. Salad was also fresh and baked potato just right. Kept tea glass full, always a plus. We'll be back!

Thank Pugga54
Reviewed 5 September 2016

This visit was on par for an Outback franchise but does not offer the food and service which would draw me back. Blowing Rock is a location which is mostly dependent on a service economy. A franchise should mirror it's location and this one does...More

1  Thank Storage_Engineer
Reviewed 23 August 2016

As usually we go to the Outback for steaks. Unfortunately, during our last visit we order a Filet Minnon and it was over cook the first time and fully rear the second time, the cook was unable to prepare the Filet Medium well. We just...More

Thank edwardsR2964QE
Reviewed 15 August 2016

I generally like Outback and visit this one somewhat regularly. The last several visits were very satisfying, so I was looking forward to another dinner there. No wait, friendly and efficient service. Bread was barely warm and very dry. Bloom petals were hot and tasty....More

Thank travelingbillbury
Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

We went early for dinner to avoid the rush. They seated us at a booth with wet seats. We ordered filets with coconut shrimp and Barbecued Shrimp. It didn't take too long though I had a salad to enjoy. When they brought the entrees they...More

Thank love2wander12
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$40
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8280 Valley Blvd, Blowing Rock, NC 28605-9050
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Blowing Rock
  • Phone Number: +1 828-295-6283
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