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Morton's - The Steakhouse

285 J St, San Diego, CA 92101-6828
+1 619-696-3369
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good24%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“steak” (84 reviews)
“ny strip” (4 reviews)
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17:00 - 22:00All hours
American, Steakhouse, Vegetarian Friendly
285 J St, San Diego, CA 92101-6828
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Reviewed 19 August 2017

We were celebrating my husband's birthday. They gave us a menu with his name on it and Happy Birthday Larry as a keep sake. They took a couple of terrific pictures for keepsakes as well. What can I say - They have the BEST steaks...More

Thank cableladee1
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

super friendly and fast service, brilliabt food cooked to perfection. i recommend the crab cake, porterhouse for two, filet mignon.

Thank twittebrock
Reviewed 14 August 2017

I've visited all the Morton's steakhouse in USA cities I've been. This in San Diego is one of the best. Great meat: ribeye, cajun and filet mignon, perfectly cooked as requested. What about the desserts: wow!!!!! Cheesecake and Hot chocolate cake delicious. Good choice of...More

Thank Ruggero57
Reviewed 10 August 2017

Had the Cajun Rib eye .... medium rare, with horse radish mashed potatoes. If you like slightly spicy food, this combination is the bomb! I normally don't do well with dessert but the chocolate soufflé was beyond amazing! The service was amazing and the overall...More

Thank Alex G
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

Morton's is Morton's. One of the best steak restaurant in USA. I recomend the NY Strip, medium well.

Thank Juan S
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

I decided to go with my family at night and we arrived one hour before closing. My father ordered a drink and they never brought it. The service was really bad however, the food was really good. I recommend the crab cakes and the NY...More

Thank Ana Pau M
Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

The food here was absolutely amazing, a little pricey, but well worth it they. the portions were decent. the drinks were definitely worth it. only thing that I did not like was the lighting was a little dark-wish it was a little brighter in there

Thank kellyab0143
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Went their last night with friends waiter some time for them to seat us we were 7 service good and pleasant wine list good and the steaks were excellent

Thank Padraig_JHB
Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

Excellent restaurant but still very pricey and personally a bit expensive for the portions. Paying for the name. The steaks are wonderful and service very good but for the money there really are better places. Just not wowed enough to keep coming back for $200-$400...More

Thank kevin s
Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

We are fortunate to have dined at Mortons in 6 or 7 different locations. Thought this was the worst. Never seemed quite up to par. Service food atmosphere were all below Mortons standards.

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Response from Lisa P | Reviewed this property |
Yeah sorry been offline. Yes I would dress smart and you'll be fine
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$50 - US$80
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Parking Available
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 285 J St, San Diego, CA 92101-6828
    (2nd & 3rd Streets)
  • Public Transportation: Trolley stop
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 619-696-3369
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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