My husband and I have visited several PNW Outbacks and this one has absolutely been our favorite thus far. The food was outstanding. The staff was so quick, friendly and knowledgable and the atmosphere was wonderful. We are still talking about how great the food was a week later!
Steak and prawns were soooo good and gluten free!!
My absolute fave! Best GF menu out there. Alice Springs chicken and chocolate thunder from down under, yes please!
Went today for lunch - requested gluten free menu, no issues. Waiter asked if I wanted bread brought to the table since I was gluten intolerant. I said yes - my family members are bread lovers 🤪. Food was good.
Look, it's an Outback. It's food is consistent with every other Outback you've ever been to in your life. The waitstaff is always very kind. The sweet potato is baked (boiled?) so much that it's watery, but maybe that's your thing! I eat it and enjoy it well enough. Their BBQ sauce is a 3 out of 5 if that matters to you lol
My daughter ordered the Alice springs chicken off the gf menu and specified that she needed it prepared gf for celiac. She ordered mashed potatoes for her side. When the waiter brought it out the side was fries. We told him that if the fries were gf, it was ok as she would actually prefer fries. He said yes, the fries are gf and he had specified it to the kitchen. He had also told us he had worked there for a long time. My daughter had already eaten two fries when he came back to the table and told her not to eat them, he needed to check on it. He came back out and grabbed her plate and said he was wrong, they are not gf.
While I felt okay eating there were things not great about this location. First, parking was difficult. Small lot. 7 spaces dedicated to take away. My salad had very little dressing. I had the pork chop and baked sweet potato which were good. Not the best Outback... not the worst either.
My extra sensitive daughter has had a great experience here both times. It is unnerving when the server doesn’t seem knowledgeable, but I could tell the last time that consult happened with the kitchen staff when she wasn’t sure. Good GF menu with several options.
Our 9yo daughter is celiac and has been sickened at a different Outback location. She chose to eat at this Outback in Chico for her birthday dinner. Armed with our Nima we took her. The wait staff was knowledgeable and sent a manager to speak with us as well. We tested her steak and potatoes with the Nima and no gluten was found. She enjoyed her dinner and went home happy and healthy!
Ordered the Alice Springs chicken as I had read that was a tried and true option. Ordered without bacon, came with bacon but was remade. Broccoli on the side. Thunder from down under dessert. All tasted great and no reaction.
Food was fine and they seemed to understand when I mentioned celiac. However, I don’t usually have really clear cut indicators when I get “glutened” so I can’t say for sure but I think I got glutened here. Went a few days ago and have just felt crappy since then. Eat at your own risk,
I didn’t get sick, but had to send the steak back. The first time, it came out with butter and seasoning which are not GF. The second time it was cooked perfectly. Pay close attention if you order a steak.
Ordered a caesar salad after disclosing allergy and it came with croutons. Mistakes happen so we sent it back. Salad comes and we notice some crumbs. Ask the server if this is a new salad or if they just removed the croutons. They were told by kitchen staff it was a new salad. Turn over lettuce---sure enough there is still a crouton in the salad. A final salad is brought out without croutons, but all trust is gone. I've been to outbacks that are okay but this one really doesn't know what it is doing.
Never had a problem ordering or obtaining gluten free, and never sick so fairly confident I've not been glutened here. Updated 2019 to reduce to 3 stars. Brought salad with croutons and sandwich with bun last, said vanilla ice cream has gluten now. New wait staff not knowledgable or not paying attention. Haven’t ingested gluten but it’s been much more stressful here the last few visits.
I loved Outback before I was diagnosed, but I’ve been back twice since I was diagnosed and I’ve been glutened both times. The first time I found a piece of angel hair pasta in my salad, and the second time, I found a crouton in my salad. The waiters always seem to be knowledgeable, and the steaks seem to be okay, but I’m not entirely sure if I trust the restaurant anymore.
I normally have good luck with the GF menu. But last two times I’ve eaten at outback I have gotten really sick. 1) was the mashed potatoes on gf menu 2) was chicken
They have a separate gluten free menu to order from so be sure to ask for one. I normally order their Ribeye, baked potato and broccoli which have been delicious. I’ve also had their lobster tails, asparagus, side salad with no croutons, and twice mashed potato as well. I love their gluten free brownie/ice cream dessert!!! Overall, I love this place, their food and service has been excellent.
We have stopped here a couple times now on our way home from the Chicago area (where family lives). This is a fabulous Outback location, and the GF menu is great. They are very informed and understand that Celiac is serious. They even ask if it is ok if the other guests at my table eat bread and make sure they position it far away from me. This last time we visited, they allowed me to do the Aussie 4 Course with substitutions (broccoli instead of soup and a GF dessert instead of cheesecake) for a only a $2 upcharge. I was thrilled and stuffed! Great deal and accommodation for someone who never gets “the deal” because she has Celiac. Would highly recommend this location. I have never had ill effects eating here.
The staff here all knew what Celiac is, and what I needed. There is a fair number of gluten free options, and my food tasted great. I did not get sick, and I'm usually very sensitive to cross contamination.
Several grilled and salad items to choose from. Staff listened to my concerns and was accommodating. I have not gotten sick from their steaks and baked potatoes & veggies. Visited twice post diagnosis.
What an awesome experience!!! I love going someplace and telling them I have a Gluten Allergy and they are like...OK. They are well educated and friendly. They have a delicious desert - The Chocolate Thunder From Down Under!!! Gluten Free and OMG... Is come here just for that. Plenty of GF options and Lilly in Dover was the best server we have had all year!
Definitely ordered things that’s we’re supposed to be gluten free and got sick. Filet, grilled shrimp and a Ceasar with no croutons. Bread was never even brought to the table per my request. Had a rash within an hour. Very sick later. Server seemed to not really care about me needing no gluten, doubt she told the kitchen.
Sadly I have to change my review. Not safe to eat here anymore. Found croutons buried inside my salad the last few times I ate here. Old review: Have stopped to eat here for many years. Very dependable. Food is your usual chain fare, unimpressive but still tasty. Make sure to ask for an experienced server.
Felt weird after I ate my meal even after telling the server specific instructions on my food since I have a gluten and soy allergy. Got a salad to go explaining the same thing. Got home to find my salad covered in croutons and got a stomach ache again from eating my leftovers from dinner so I know he didn’t specify my allergy. Have eaten at other locations without problems. Just be careful at this location.