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Morton's - The Steakhouse

#107 of 3,728 Restaurants in San Diego
Certificate of Excellence
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Downtown
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285 J St, San Diego, CA 92101 (2nd & 3rd Streets)
Trolley stop
619-696-3369
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5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Sat 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Description: Morton's The Steakhouse, the nation's premier steakhouse group...
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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    Excellent
  • 49
    Very good
  • 21
    Average
  • 7
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
What a lovely evening!

Our family enjoyed an excellent dinner here last night. We had just arrived on the train from LA and wanted a steak. This was the perfect choice. They say us outside at a lovely table. The views of the bay are beautiful. Service was amazing. Ben, our waiter, was attentive, thoughtful... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 31, 2015
TammyH222
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Ottawa, Canada
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  • Special occasions
  • Doing business
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Ottawa, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW via mobile

Our family enjoyed an excellent dinner here last night. We had just arrived on the train from LA and wanted a steak. This was the perfect choice. They say us outside at a lovely table. The views of the bay are beautiful. Service was amazing. Ben, our waiter, was attentive, thoughtful, efficient and friendly. He gave us some tips in... More 

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Okinawa, Japan
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

We were taken here by our pedicab driver. I wish I had known this was more on the "nicer" side as I would not have worn shorts and t-shirt (don't worry; others did too). The place is quite pricey, but the food was really good. To be honest, this is more like a place to take a date or spouse... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

I liked the outlet in Palm Desert. but this one fell short. The first impression was very bad. The place was bedlam, and there was no quiet alcove to get away from it I came for the two pound lobster special. But it was far from the best lobster I have had. In addition it had not been prepared adequately... More 

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Skane County, Sweden
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

Fine dinner that also was served nicely, all was tasty, everything from salad, main course to desert was delicious.

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Mesa, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

Morton's is one of the top steakhouses in the country and well deserves the awards they have earned. Elegant dining with a very professional and attentive staff. I had the Rib Eye steak while my wife had a combo beef/shrimp/scallops dish. Both were excellent and highly recommended. Entrees are in $50 range. Superb wine list with all price ranges.

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Chattanooga, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

We had a special dinner at this restaurant in the harbor area. Try the seafood and steak special dinner for a real treat and at bargain. Check the website for details. sService is superior to most. The host or hostess will make a complimentary photo print of your secial occassion.

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Padua, Italy
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

We were here with other colleagues . Excellent food particularly the beef. Service was a bit slow. Good wine list and dessert choice

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Escondido, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

My husband and I went to Morton's to celebrate our wedding anniversary. It is one of our favorite restaurants for anniversaries. I ordered my favorite, filet mignon. I ordered it medium and when it came it was well done. The manager was great & took it back. She brought me a new filet that was just perfect! Everyone makes mistakes... More 

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San Diego, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

Liked? - Medium filet mignon was done PERFECT!! Melted in my mouth! Prices are also pretty reasonable. I also found out that they have a happy hour!! Oh, and valet parking is available

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

Visited Morton's in San Diego for the first time tonight and was thoroughly impressed by the quality of cuisine throughout (appetizers, steaks, seafood, sides and dessert). A wide variety of quality wines are also offered and the sommeliers can cater to your specific tastes and price points. The wait staff was attentive, courteous and personable. An overall wonderful experience!

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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 to 80
Cuisine: Steakhouse

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 285 J St, San Diego, CA 92101
    (2nd & 3rd Streets)
  • Public Transportation: Trolley stop
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego>  > Downtown
  • Neighborhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: 619-696-3369

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 50 to 80
  • Cuisine: Steakhouse

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Fine Dining
  • Good for: Special occasions, Doing business

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.
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

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