Outback Steakhouse

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Outback Steakhouse Reviews

Updated December 15, 2014
Updated December 15, 2014
508 Reviews
3.5
508 Reviews
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • It use to be night hours only and could work 4-6 and make good money (in 33 reviews)

  • Flexible schedule most of the time, decent pay for those willing to work hard (in 23 reviews)


Cons
  • Long hours, sometimes more work than you get paid for, customers can be challenging (in 25 reviews)

  • Can be rough shifts and late nights, but still a great starting job1 (in 10 reviews)

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Employee Reviews

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  1.  

    Great

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Outback Steakhouse

    Pros

    Great staff, great money, fast pace

    Cons

    Just like any serving job it gets repitive

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  2.  

    Nice working environment, Great people , great food

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Outback Steakhouse

    Pros

    Working at Outback helps you develop your people skills and multi-tasking skills. Tips are usually good as customers appreciate a nice , pleasant dinning experience

    Cons

    Can't think of any right now!

  3.  

    Difficult to leave...

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Bartender, Key Manager in Poway, CA
    Former Employee - Bartender, Key Manager in Poway, CA

    I worked at Outback Steakhouse

    Pros

    Manage your schedule around school, 2nd job, family and social life. Fun atmosphere, friendly people, low stress.

    Cons

    When you are new, you are required to work most holidays. Someone has to be there.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Management has always been great!

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
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  5.  

    Great

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Outback Steakhouse

    Pros

    Great management, wouldn't change a thing. Had a great time with this company a would go back if I needed to in a heart beat

    Cons

    Food service industry. Customers kind of suck but that is to be expected in this type of job anyways. Love it though

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep up the good work

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  6.  

    Good money, fun atmosphere!

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Server/Bartender in Bothell, WA
    Current Employee - Server/Bartender in Bothell, WA

    I have been working at Outback Steakhouse part-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    Once you move up, you can make really good money. Outback can be a really fun place to work because of the social aspect. I have made some amazing friends here.

    Cons

    Sometimes customers treat you like crap, but usually the management is on your side making it not so bad. You will inevitably leave work smelling like a Bloomin Onion.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Appreciate your employees who work hard.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  7.  

    Great place to learn how to wait tables.

    Former Employee - Server in Boston, MA
    Former Employee - Server in Boston, MA

    I worked at Outback Steakhouse part-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Our franchisee and manager was the best part of the job. He made it very easy for students to come and go as their class schedules could vary. Great training programs.

    Cons

    Not much money, people were generally pretty skimpy tipping. Time-off requests were not guaranteed and new employees or part-timers were usually stuck with the undesirable shifts. Closers were often stuck with undone sidework.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Find a new system to monitor sidework so people don't mind closing as much.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  8.  

    Great Boss

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Server/Bartender in Viera, FL
    Current Employee - Server/Bartender in Viera, FL

    I have been working at Outback Steakhouse part-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great Boss, clean store, flexible schedule, fun atmosphere, great customers

    Cons

    sometimes it can be really slow. Hard to make ends meet if there are no customers coming in. But they do a good job of letting you work longer if other people want to go home.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  9.  

    Fast-paced Environment

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Outback Steakhouse part-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Good money, good people. Fun place to work. Flexible schedule.

    Cons

    Some management styles differ and some managers handle stress differently. Learn how to handle them, handling their stress.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  10.  

    Solid Job

    Current Employee - Server in Ellisville, MO
    Current Employee - Server in Ellisville, MO

    I have been working at Outback Steakhouse part-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Great place to work for someone going to college or looking to make fast easy money and very flexible hours. You get to meet and interact with new people on a daily basis. Also teamwork is crucial to everything running smoothly.

    Cons

    Customers are sometimes not the nicest people, and you work for tips so when its hot it hot.

  11.  

    Wouldn't work there again

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Outback Steakhouse

    Pros

    The other employees were nice enough. Customers seemed to sincerely enjoy the atmosphere. Good pay. Nice hours. Good location within the city.

    Cons

    Manager seemed more occupied with keeping the staff higher up the food chain happy than the people at the bottom.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

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