Outback Steakhouse Welcomes 'Mates' In Gainesville with Newly Designed Restaurant

New Location Supports the Boys & Girls Club of Alachua County with Grand Opening Give Back Event

Aug 25, 2015, 14:17 ET from Outback Steakhouse

GAINESVILLE, Fla., Aug. 24, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Outback Steakhouse® is debuting its newest restaurant in Gainesville, Florida opening its doors at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, August 26. To show its support of the local community, a portion of the restaurant's opening day sales will benefit the Boys & Girls Club of Alachua County, which strives to inspire and empower the youth of Alachua County to realize their full potential to become responsible, healthy, productive and successful citizens. The restaurant will be the newest addition to Butler Plaza and the first in the area to feature a new "Modern Australia" design both inside and out.

To mark the official grand opening, the Gainesville Outback restaurant is inviting local area residents to attend a ribbon cutting ceremony with the Gainesville Area Chamber of Commerce at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, August 26.

"We love being a part of the Gainesville community and are excited to open a new restaurant with a totally new design for our guests to enjoy," said Local Proprietor Brian Gibson. "We're looking forward to serving out friends and neighbors the great food that they love on grand opening day and to give back to a great organization."

For a limited time, the Gainesville Outback is offering mouthwatering steak paired with unlimited Garlic Herb Butter Shrimp or Crispy Shrimp with new Volcano Dipping Sauce starting at just $15.99. Plus, in addition to Outback's signature bold steak dinner entrées, guests can enjoy new core menu innovations, including the new Wood-Fire Grilled Flat Iron Steak and Premium Sides, such as Steakhouse Mac & Cheese, Loaded Mash and Parmesan Fries. The restaurant will also feature a wide variety of fast and affordable lunch combos, starting at just $6.99, such as the Aussie Steak Tacos or the new ½ Ribeye Melt.

The new restaurant will replace the previous Gainesville restaurant located at 3536 SW Archer Road and feature a "Modern Australia" design with decor that mirrors the indigenous flora and fauna, adventure, geography and leisure of modern day Australia. Guests will also enjoy a spacious, energetic bar area that includes a community table – a great place to meet up with friends and enjoy specialty beer, wine and hand-crafted cocktails. The new bar will also feature customized seating and furnishings and is connected directly to the outdoor dining patio.

The newest Outback restaurant is located at 3760 SW Archer Road and is open from 11 a.m.10:30 p.m. Monday – Thursday, 11 a.m.11:30 p.m. Friday – Saturday and 11 a.m.10 p.m. on Sunday. Call-ahead seating is available by calling the restaurant at 352-373-9499, or get seated faster by adding your name to the wait list that same day through Click Thru Seating at Outback.com/Seating. Upon arrival, you'll be seated as quickly as possible.

For more information about Outback Steakhouse, please visit www.outback.com, www.facebook.com/outback or follow us on Twitter @Outback.

About Outback Steakhouse

Outback Steakhouse® starts fresh every day to create the flavors that our mates crave. Best known for grilled steaks, chicken and seafood, Outback also offers a wide variety of crisp salads and freshly made soups and sides. New creations and grilled classics are made from scratch daily using only the highest quality ingredients sourced from around the world. For more information, please visit www.outback.com or http://www.facebook.com/outback.

About the Boys & Girls Club of Alachua County

Since 1949, the Boys & Girls Club of Alachua County has provided positive educational, recreational, leadership, and sports programming for youth via quality after-school programs, a summer camp, and additional afternoon programming during the summer for all members. These programs and services are designed to build character and strengthen life skills, resulting in a healthy and safer community. For more information, please visit www.myboysandgirlsclub.com.

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