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Morton's - The Steakhouse

285 J St, San Diego, CA 92101 (Downtown)
619-696-3369
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Ranked #197 of 4,062 Restaurants in San Diego
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $50 - $80
Hours:
Sun 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Sat 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Steakhouse
Neighborhood: Downtown
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Good for: Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Fine Dining
Cross street: 2nd & 3rd Streets
Transit: Trolley stop
Description: Morton's The Steakhouse, the nation's premier steakhouse group, specializes in classic, hearty fare, serving generous portions of USDA prime aged beef, as well as fresh fish, lobster and chicken entrees. The menu, which is the same at all locations, features a variety of favorite cuts, including a 24 ounce porterhouse, which is the house specialty; a 16 ounce New York Strip and a 12 ounce double cut filet.
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Madison, Georgia
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149 reviews 149 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014 NEW via mobile

I'll admit that Mortons was not our first choice last Saturday namely because I've had bad experiences at their other locations. Still it was the only "nice" restaurant we could get in on a crowded Saturday night. Yet we all left satisfied as the service was great and the food more than up to the task. We all ordered steaks,... More

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Mexicali, Mexico
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15 reviews 15 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

My son always wants to go here for his b day so we did. The meat was good as always but our server was not nice. He had an attitude that started to show when he asked if we would have wine and we said no. He lost interest from there on. He made me feel uncomfortable, like we didnt... More

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Oakland, California
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28 reviews 28 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

A few colleagues and myself were looking to find a place to unwind after a long business day. We walked by and noticed that they had a bar so we decided to drop in and give it a try. The bartending staff was extremely friendly and provided great info on a variety of drinks and appetizers they provided in the... More

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Suwanee, Georgia
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34 reviews 34 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

Consistency among the many Morton's throughout the US never disappoints. Whether grabbing a quick dinner at the bar, happy hour, or a long dinner meeting with clients I know I can count on Morton's! Quality food and diverse wine selection.

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

Morton's are usually quite good but our evening was a disappointment. While the server was somewhat attentive it took a very long time for food to arrive - about 20 minute for the appetizers and another hour (yes a full hour) for the main course. The worst was the manager letting the server take the heat - though they comp'd... More

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San Diego, California
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21 reviews 21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

I love Morton's, always the best quality, Rudy and Tim always so kind and very polite, I love the In Bone Chicago style Ribeye , creamed corn and white truffle sauce over my steak are amazing. Please when you come over San Diego don't miss this unique steakhouse! simple the best!!!!, this is an elegant and sophisticated ambience, very very... More

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San Diego, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

One of my favorite places to eat, because they consistently serve great food and the service is excellent. I have been to several Morton's Restaurants around the country and have never been disappointed. The steaks are tender and juicy and cooked to perfection; the side dishes are always tasty and plentiful.Being originally from Maryland, I'm generally hesitant to order a... More

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El Dorado, Arkansas
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30 reviews 30 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

This Chicago based restaurant has had an excellent reputation for serving gourmet steaks for many years. My first dining experience with Morton's just happened to be in Chicago in the early 70s.

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Los Alamitos, California
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56 reviews 56 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Very very good food... but you are going to pay an arm and a leg. I hate how the sides are sold separately. Upscale and classy, make sure to wear a button up shirt. Dress code should be followed.

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Sofia, Bulgaria
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38 reviews 38 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

The best steak I've ever tasted. The atmosphere and service are also excellent. It's a little expensive, but quality has its price.

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Additional Information about Morton's - The Steakhouse

Address: 285 J St, San Diego, CA 92101
Phone Number: 619-696-3369
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego>  > Downtown
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 50 - 80
Cuisine: Steakhouse

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