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Outback Steakhouse

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1905 Waddle Rd, State College, PA 16803-1639
+1 814-861-7801
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11:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Thu 07:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Bellefonte, Pennsylvania
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229 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Our food was ok. I thought the steak was a bit too spicy but I think that is their style. My real complaint was with the server. She was horrible. They were by no means busy and we didn't see her again after she gave us our meal. The table across from us had a very attentive waitress and we... More 

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Thank Electraglide2005
Chardon, Ohio
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33 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We visited here at approximately 7:30 on a Saturday evening and only had a short 15 minute wait at the bar before we were seated. Mine wife had a dinner salad and my daughter had a small fillet that was pretty small and a little over cooked but she was hungry and decided not to send it back. I had... More 

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Thank Buckibbq
PA
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15 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I asked for steak sauce - was told all they have is A1. Really? At a steak house? Strike 1. I ordered a burger and fries. Fries were limp and tasteless. Strike 2. I also ordered their house salad. I usually top with ranch and BBQ sauce but not here since all they have is A1. Outback's croutons are usually... More 

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Thank pukfan
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went on a Saturday at 230 and they said 30 min wait and there were a bunch of tables open ands their parking lot was even empty wtf?! I'll go to Altoona before I go to state college, if I even ever go back to an outback!!!! So ridiculous!!!!

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Thank Tanya F
Lake Havasu City, Arizona, United States
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22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016

We had a very nice dinner here while staying at the Holiday Inn Express that is next door. We have come to expect good quality and value from Outback Steakhouses and this one did not disappoint.

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Thank Larry L
Farmington, MI
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105 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016

Had a late meal, around 8:45 PM. They close at 9:30. Service was OK, but was a bit more interested in doing all the tidying up that would allow a quick exit. The food, though was well prepared, hot and tasted right. I'd esat there again.

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Thank Drpad
Johnstown, Pennsylvania
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016

Great restaurant within walking distance of our hotel. Conveniently located in a nice area just off Interstate 99. Friendly staff, very good service.

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Clermont, United States
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27 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

This is a typical Outback. Drinks were very good. My food order was good. However, the best thing was when my friend mentioned to the waiter that the meal was not what was expected, he took it upon himself to tell the manager and she made it right. That kind of service doesn't happen very often.

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Thank Ann S
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32 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Erin and Paul were very attentive despite the number of people waiting for tables - one would expect a lot more stress but they treated everyone like they were special. Thank you.

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USA
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111 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

My wife and I generally do not eat at national chains, but made a exception because of its location to where we were staying. Everything was excellent from the bartender, waitress, drink, and food.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Steakhouse
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Television
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 21:00
Monday
07:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 21:00
Thursday
07:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1905 Waddle Rd, State College, PA 16803-1639
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  State College
  • Phone Number: +1 814-861-7801

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