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Outback Steakhouse

1390 Interstate Dr, Cookeville, TN 38501-4129
+1 931-372-2145
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good37%
  • Average14%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible10%
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“steak” (20 reviews)
“salad” (10 reviews)
“fries” (4 reviews)
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American, Steakhouse
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1390 Interstate Dr, Cookeville, TN 38501-4129
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We enjoyed our time at Outback, and our server did well making sure we had everything we ordered as party of 7. We had many requests and they met every one. I enjoyed my side salad and quesadilla, and everyone enjoyed their meal. I have...More

Thank KarenTweetypie
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Honestly, my husband & I went because Outback had a coupon for a free appetizer for a HOG rally attendee. We were pleasantly surprised that our waiter was so knowledgeable, knew the menu so well, & provided great service. We got our free blooming onion,...More

Thank Angela G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very fast service and great food. We are seniors and often split meals and they brought extra plates, etc. Our chicken was wonderful. One person in our group is pretty particular about her food, especially seafood, and she had a combo steak and crab legs...More

Thank sandiricks
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Stopped here for supper on our way to Vanderbilt Hospital, where our Son was having surgery next day. Got a good steak and salad. Service was good and food was to our table in a timely manner. Will eat here again next time in Cookville.

Thank webbfoot
Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

We decided to have dinner at Outback Steakhouse because we haven't been in one since we left Florida many years ago. We ordered Prime Rib and were very disappointed : the meat was extremely tough and we could barely chew it. The cheese fries were...More

Thank Pupperle
OutbackGuestServices, Manager at Outback Steakhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 13 July 2017

This isn't the experience we wanted you to have. 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 - Cookeville, TN". We can then correspond directly over email. Sincerely, Madeline...More

Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

We ordered a full rack of ribs with fries and some shrimp. The fries that came with the ribs where so salted down we couldn't eat them. The shrimp just tasted like it was covered in pepper. The ribs were pink inside not fall off...More

Thank Michael S
OutbackGuestServices, Guest Relations Manager at Outback Steakhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 22 May 2017

Hi Michael, We appreciate you writing about your recent visit with us. Please take a moment to email us at news@outback.com with the subject: TripAdvisor Review – Cookeville, TN so we can follow up with you. Thank you, Leah Outback Steakhouse

Reviewed 3 April 2017

We stopped here for a late lunch/early dinner. We had great service. I had the prime rib and it was delicious. The house made blue cheese dressing on the salad was great, too. Service was terrific. I will go back the next time I travel...More

Thank Jules C
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

There is always some sort of issue when we go from improperly cooked food to incompetent servers. I will say that they usually fix whatever the issue may be. Food isn't bad once they get it cooked right.

Thank Lovetotravel300
Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

Cold ribs, burned quesadillas, raw meat. Goodness it smelled like feet. The service was awful, the food was awful, and they wouldn't even give you condiments. Overall this was terrible and it always has been. Shut it down.

Thank Steve D
OutbackGuestServices, Manager at Outback Steakhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 10 January 2017

Hello Steve, This is very concerning. We'd like to review this further. Please send me an email to news@outback.com with the subject "Trip Advisor Review - Cookeville, TN". We can then correspond over email. Sincerely, Amy Outback Steakhouse

Reviewed 29 November 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed the bartenders and friendliness of the proprietor. They made us feel welcome. Steaks were cooked well and we got just what we ordered even a gingerbread martini, a must have at this time of year!

Thank Jb13373
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maryjane c
24 March 2017|
Response from Jb13373 | Reviewed this property |
I believe you can for a large group. I have eaten there with 12 people, but I was not the one that made the arrangements.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1390 Interstate Dr, Cookeville, TN 38501-4129
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Cookeville
  • Phone Number: +1 931-372-2145
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