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Morton's The Steakhouse

285 J St. (1st & 2nd Sts.) Send to Phone
Old-school steakhouse serves cuts of USDA Prime aged beef, seafood and fine wine.


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Morton's The Steakhouse, San Diego, CA

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Morton's The Steakhouse Restaurant Review

: Located across the street from downtown's bustling Convention Center and the many adjacent hotels, Morton's reaps the rewards of out-of-town diners, especially businesspeople out to impress. No one can deny that this well-regarded chain serves solid cuts of meat --- from New York strips to the big daddy, the porterhouse. Classics such as colossal shrimp cocktail, lobster bisque and iceberg salad are the prelude. The big event is entrées such as filet Diane (filet mignon and sautéed mushrooms in demi-glace mustard sauce), Cajun rib-eye (our choice for the boldest flavor) and double-rib lamb chops. Side dishes are large and meant to be shared; we recommend the grilled jumbo asparagus with balsamic glaze, the sautéed wild mushrooms and the garlic green beans. Desserts are a bit perfunctory, including assorted soufflés, hot apple pie and molten chocolate cake. The exception is the Key lime pie. And for those who prefer to graze rather than feast, Morton’s offers "bar bites" Monday through Friday. This sophisticated version of happy hour includes smaller portions of chicken goujonettes, mini-cheeseburgers, petit filet mignon sandwiches and oysters on the half shell.

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