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11 Best Outback Steakhouse Menu Items to Order

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Prepare to go on a carnivorous adventure as we reveal Outback Steakhouse’s must-try dishes. Our guide navigates the intriguing topography of the Outback menu, from sizzling steaks that redefine perfection to delectable appetizers that set the stage for an outstanding dining experience. Whether you’re an experienced Outback fan or a first-time guest, this list of the greatest menu items is sure to tantalize your taste buds. Come celebrate the culinary talent that has made Outback Steakhouse a refuge for steak enthusiasts as we uncover the delicious secrets behind each dish. Get ready for a delectable journey that will have you yearning for the robust tastes of the Outback.


Bloomin Onion

Bloomin Onion
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The Bloomin Onion from Outback Steakhouse is the top favorite appetizer among its patrons. This appetizer consists of a large onion hand-carved into multiple strands and then dipped in a batter of cornstarch, flour, garlic, beer, salt, pepper, paprika.  It’s covered in flour with seasonings, including paprika, cayenne, garlic powder, and pepper. Then it’s cooked until it reaches a golden color and served with a tasty dipping sauce. You won’t regret ordering this popular appetizer from Outback Steakhouse. Every time you come back, you’ll probably want to order another portion of the Bloomin Onion.


Victoria’s Filet With Lobster Tail

Victoria’s Filet With Lobster Tail
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If Surf-and-Turf is one of your favorite dinners, then you will love Victoria’s Filet Mignon with Lobster Tail. With this order, you will enjoy a delicious piece of beef, a steamed lobster tail, melted butter, a lemon wedge, and multiple options for two sides. You can choose a baked potato with butter, bacon, cheese, sour cream, or chives. Other side options include Aussie fries, loaded mashed potatoes, Caesar salad, seasoned rice, sweet potato, mac & cheese, mixed veggies, house salad, or baked potato soup. Don’t forget that you can pair this tasty filet mignon and lobster tail with a smooth and chilled strawberry lemonade or iced tea


Baby Back Ribs

Baby Back Ribs
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Outback’s Baby Back Ribs is a smoked and tasty piece of meat with a tangy barbecue sauce brushed all over it. The chefs make this sauce using white onions, bacon, ketchup, vinegar, seasonings like cumin and paprika, mustard, garlic, molasses, and water. Some other ingredients with the ribs are olive oil, kosher salt, and ground pepper. Once again, you can choose any two sides.  Some healthier sides include seasoned rice and a house salad. This particular salad contains tomatoes, onions, cucumbers, cheese, croutons, and a choice between 11 different dressings.  Take a seat in one of the booths at Outback Steakhouse and enjoy a meal of baby back ribs.

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Chocolate Thunder From Down Under

Chocolate Thunder From Down Under
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When you’re ready for dessert, you can’t go wrong with the Chocolate Thunder From Down Under. We told you Outback Steakhouse has an Australian theme!  This delicious dessert starts with a pecan-filled brownie. Then, the chefs add chilled and creamy vanilla ice cream, softly whipped cream, chocolate shavings, and sweet chocolate sauce.  Yet, if you’re on a diet and keeping track of your calories, you might want to skip this dessert, as it has a total of 1,520 calories. Nonetheless, we all have to indulge once in a while. After all, you only live once!


Grilled Chicken on the Barbie

Grilled Chicken on the Barbie
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The Grilled Chicken on the Barbie is a well-seasoned chicken breast served with mashed potatoes and a signature sauce from Outback Steakhouse.  Fresh, steamed vegetables are a second side served with the grilled chicken. You can also choose different sides if you don’t want mashed potatoes or steamed veggies. The grilled chicken is a relatively healthy meal to choose from since the meat itself is only 360 calories, has no trans fats, and has 55 grams of protein. You should order this meal with two sides of a house salad and mixed veggies if you’re looking for a healthy meal. 


Seared Peppered Ahi

Seared Peppered Ahi
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Ahi Tuna is a great seafood option for those interested in tasty fish for dinner. The Seared Peppered Ahi Tuna is seared on the outside but rare on the inside.  This tuna is seasoned with garlic powder and fresh pepper. It’s served with wasabi, green onions, and a rich ginger soy sauce. If you are interested in trying out some raw fish at Outback steakhouse, then the Seared Peppered Ahi Tuna is your best option.    You can pair this tasty meal with some Kiwi Strawberry Lemonade and a Salted Caramel Cookie Skillet for dessert. 


Blue Cheese Pecan Chopped Salad

Blue Cheese Pecan Chopped Salad
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If you’re looking for a tasty salad to stay healthy and enjoy a meal at Outback Steakhouse, then choose the Blue Cheese Pecan Chopped Salad. If the salad dressing isn’t your favorite, you can choose other types, such as light balsamic vinaigrette, tangy tomato, ranch, or honey mustard. You can also customize the salad in different ways, such as asking for no blue cheese crumbles, chives, or pecans.


Fire Cracker Salmon

Fire Cracker Salmon
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The Fire Cracker Salmon order at Outback Steakhouse includes a sweet mango salsa with a hint of sour lime juice and soy sauce.  The chefs bake the salmon fillets and brush them with a spicy Firecracker sauce. Along with the spice, they add sweet ingredients to the sauce, such as light corn syrup, brown sugar, and chili sauce. The salsa includes mango, white onion, red bell pepper, and cilantro. The seasoning for these salmon fillets has ground black pepper, salt, paprika, garlic powder, and onion powder.  This meal has a good mix of proteins, healthy fats, and carbohydrates. Lastly, the Fire Cracker Salmon is 478 calories in total.

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Prime Rib

Prime Rib
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Prime Rib from Outback is an excellent piece of steak that has a juicy and tender flavor. This steak is marbled well and seared to perfection.  The chefs here season the steaks just right and cook them to your preference. You should ask your steak to be medium-rare or medium for the most flavor.  Of course, you won’t be munching on only a steak if you order a prime rib. You’ll get two sides to choose from. Mashed potatoes are usually a perfect pairing with a piece of steak. Baked potatoes or yams are also excellent choices, including mixed veggies or a Caesar salad.


Steamed Lobster Tails

Steamed Lobster Tails
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This order involves two steamed lobster tails with two sides of your choice. The lobster tails are cooked to perfection and taste tender and juicy. The meal includes melted butter and a lemon wedge to bring the best flavor out of the lobster. Generally, this meal is served with seasoned rice and steamed mixed vegetables. However, you can choose different baked potatoes, Aussie fries, salads, mac & cheese, or various soups.


Bloomin Burger

Bloomin Burger
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The Bloomin Burger is a giant and delicious burger for hungry patrons. On top, you’ll find Bloomin Onion petals, lettuce, tomato, onion, pickles, and a spicy sauce. You can choose one side to go along with this tasty burger. Generally, this meal comes with Aussie fries, but you can choose a different side if you so choose. You can also customize your burger if you don’t want onions, lettuce, tomato, pickles, or sauce. Enjoy your burger and fries!

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  1. We have always enjoyed going to Outback, but since covid-19 hit, we haven’t been out to eat at all! Outback has always been our # 1 restaurant of choice, to have a lovely, relaxing, impeccably prepared and delicious meal.
    We miss having a night out at Outback, and have been waiting to return for a meal that never disappoints.
    Hope to see you soon!

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