Outback Launches Mobile Payment App

TAMPA, Fla., March 10, 2016 /PRNewswire/  — With the launch of its new mobile app, Outback Steakhouse is offering guests even more control over their dining experience so they can enjoy steak on their own terms. Outback’s new app allows guests to join the wait list and check in, receive exclusive offers, and choose how and when they want to pay the bill. This launch is part of Outback’s larger digital commitment to improve customer convenience, choice, and control of their dining experience and follows a series of recent innovations that includes a new state-of-the-art website experience that provides easy online ordering and the convenience of getting on the waitlist. The new Outback mobile app’s key features include:  Pay when you’re ready. You no longer have to wait to pay your bill – guests can choose to pay right from their phone. Read more 

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