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Old 07-17-2012, 03:31 PM   #11
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Don't go to Outback often, but the last time it was simply fantastic. We arrived with a large party and they didn't have the table ready like we had asked, but in just a few minutes they had two tables side by side and that was satisfactory for us. A few minutes later the manager shows up and along with a waiter and delivers a variety of appetizers as an apology. We had an excellent server and the food was all cooked to perfection. The broccoli stood out, it was cooked perfectly and drowned in butter, it was so good!

Many of us made a point to go online and put in a good word for the manager and staff.

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Old 07-17-2012, 03:48 PM   #12
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Last time I ate at an Outback was 12 years ago. I used to like those Bloomin' Onions, but damned if they could ever cook my steak right. I would order it medium rare and it always came to the table looking black on the outside and gray in the center. The last time we were there, I asked the waitress to send it back to the kitchen. She finally admitted that the cook was instructed by the owner not to undercook meat, in order to minimize any chance of food poisoning. So I asked why she even bothered asking how I liked it cooked if the plan was to overcook it anyway. She didn't have a good answer for that, so I never went back. I can make better steak at home.

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Old 07-17-2012, 03:57 PM   #13
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I love their mustard vinaigrette!
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Old 07-17-2012, 06:25 PM   #14
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I've been to Outback once, a couple of years ago. I had a couple of gift coupons from there. The waitress asked me if I were sure I wanted my steak med rare. She must have been new. I didn't question her asking me that. Otherwise, the food was great.
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Old 07-17-2012, 07:06 PM   #15
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Originally Posted by kleenex View Post
What no mention of the blooming onion???
I read somewhere (can't remember where it was) that eating a bloomin' onions is the equivalent fat and calories of eating 12 snickers bars....
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Old 07-22-2012, 05:00 PM   #16
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The one by us has as good of food as your going to get at a chain restaurant. I like their lamb rack and it is the only reasonably priced I can get one at.

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