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Morton's - The Steakhouse

285 J St, San Diego, CA 92101-6828
+1 619-696-3369
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good25%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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285 J St, San Diego, CA 92101-6828
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We had reservations a day before Valentines day to beat the rush. We were immediately seated and given a hot onion loaf with whipped butter. Our waiter Barry immediately took our drink order and explained their specials and items not on the menu. We chose...More

Thank sumoagt
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Back in Dallas, Morton’s was one of our go to places – Restaurant Week, Christmas Eve, special occasions, etc. We waited too long this month to make a reservation so didn’t think we’d get in during RW. However, we got busy yesterday and missed lunch...More

Thank David W
Reviewed 13 January 2018

Morton's is our go-to place for special occasions -- birthdays, anniversaries -- when they give you a special flan for dessert gratis, provided a personalized menu, and take a photo of the happy occasion. It also has various promotions throughout the year, such as the...More

Thank GlobalGypsy_13
Reviewed 17 December 2017

I finally made to Morton's The Steakhouse in San Diego. As I craving a steak. I noticed that Morton's The Steakhouse was right across the street from my office. So I decided to meet a friend for dinner. As we did not have dinner reservations....More

Thank Alan B
Reviewed 19 November 2017 via mobile

Morton's steakhouse is located off the busy fifth street. It is classy restaurant and seems to be very popular. However, as always, the classier the place the more expensive it is. I ordered a mignon steak along with spinach mashroom and very well done mashed...More

Thank A Y
Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

We ate at Morton’s to celebrate our anniversary. All we could say was “Wow!!” What an amazing experience. The service is impeccable and the food was cooked to perfection. Order the filet and lobster tail along with the creamed cauliflower as well as the key...More

Thank S_family2011
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

This restaurant is beautiful and located right near several local hotels. The food was delicious. Steak was perfect, sides were excellent, and dessert was a great treat. I was just surprised at the mediocre service. Usually places like this have the best wait staff. Our...More

1  Thank weekendgetaways010
Reviewed 18 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

2  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.

2  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

1  Thank Ruggero57
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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, 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
Groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
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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