About Morton's The Steakhouse - Palm Desert

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 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.

74-880 Country Club Drive
Palm Desert, CA 92260
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Dining Style:
Fine Dining

Cuisines:
Steakhouse, Seafood, Steak

Hours of Operation:
Bar: Daily at 5:00pm

Dining Room:
Monday - Thursday 5:30pm - 10:00pm
Friday & Saturday 5:30pm - 11:00pm
Sunday 5:00pm - 10:00pm

Cross Street:
Cook Street

Dress Code:
Business Casual

Price Range:
$50 and over

Payment Options
AMEX, Diners Club, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(760) 340-6865

Website:
http://www.mortons.com/

Catering:
Private and group dining available. Contact our dedicated Sales and Marketing Manager to plan your next business or social event. Hosting a party at your home or office? Ask about Morton's Prime To Go and Prime Platters!

Parking Details:
Private lot shared by all tenants of Ralph's Market Shopping Center also available.

Public Transit:
Country Club Drive

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Special Events & Promotions:
Morton's in Palm Desert hosts a variety of special events featuring fine wine & spirits, the best steak and a great time! For more information, visit http://www.mortons.com/palmdesert

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Private Dining

For those special occasions, Morton’s The Steakhouse offers luxuriously appointed private dining rooms and group dining accommodations. Our expert staff is dedicated to helping you plan the perfect event – whether it’s a business meeting or a birthday celebration.

Morton's The Steakhouse - Palm Desert Ratings and Reviews

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4.3

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4.4

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4.2

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3.7

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Moderate

81% would recommend it to a friend

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Business Meals (9)
Romantic (9)
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Notable Wine List (7)
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Cozy (4)
Quiet Conversation (4)
Casual (3)
Comfort Food (3)
Disabled Access (3)
Good for Groups (3)
Fit for Foodies (2)
Worth the Drive (2)
Pre/post Theatre (2)
Handcrafted Cocktails (1)
Healthy (1)
Sunday Lunch (1)
Local Ingredients (1)
Great for Outdoor Dining (1)
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 (Palm Springs)·Dined 4 days ago

This was a special occasion - my son's 21st birthday. Ballardo(server) provided excellent service, but we had to order our dessert souffle at the time we placed our dinner order, which is standard. Problem is, the souffle was early and we had not finished our dinners. Since it was my son's birthday, and he had not ever had a souffle, I did not want to cancel souffle. Therefore my son and I did not get to finish our dinners. Basically ruined a special evening. I have never had that happen before...EVER!

In addition, while it was nice that the restaurant took a photo of our dinner party and provided us a copy, a $350 dinner and they couldn't afford to give us two copies??!! Only my son got a copy.

We probably will not return there. Too many other fine steakhouses out here.

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 (San Francisco)·Dined 4 days ago

Both of our entrees were inedible. The manager agreed and apologized. Our medium rare steak was "ice" in the middle to the touch, the salmon was still moving. After two tries to fix it, we paid for our salads and left.

It was flat out awful.

The manager suggested that we come back another time -- but since we live in SF and this was Palm Springs, we declined.

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·Dined on January 8, 2018

Medium well filet was sered med rare. It was sent back and charred in middle!!! Terrible food and quality!

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 (Palm Springs)·Dined on January 7, 2018

Excellent service and food. Great serviced by Rocque, Josue and Elwood. Love this place!!!

Tags: Happy Hour, Special Occasion, Romantic
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·Dined on January 6, 2018

Our service was outstanding and only surpassed by the 12oz filets!

Tags: Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays
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 (Palm Springs)·Dined on January 4, 2018

Family celebrated my birthday and we had s wonderful evening. Rocky was our waiter and was very attentive and friendly. We will be back soon and would absolutely recommend Morton’s.

Tags: Bar Seating, Neighborhood Gem, Happy Hour, Good for Groups
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 (Palm Springs)·Dined on January 1, 2018

Always consistent, we dine here often for their steaks, chopped spinach salads, carrot cake and our server Sage who is attentive to all our needs. With all the choices for steakhouses, its nice to be recognized and feel like an invited guest. This is a restaurant that will always be a favorite on our list.

Tags: Worth the Drive, Good for Birthdays, Neighborhood Gem, Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries, Business Meals
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 (Palm Springs)·Dined on January 1, 2018

We were seated at a table that blocked the way to the restroom. Requested to be moved and were finally moved by disgruntled manager. Three other parties were seated there during the evening and then moved. Terrible service—slow, curt, and unresponsive. Drinks 3 for 4 but no responsiveness to the wrong cocktail—or credit. Rack of lamb was served rare and had to be sent back. Slight apology from server but said we shouldn’t expect the consistency Morton’s is known for since it was New Years Eve. No thank you or good bye as we exited restaurant. No manager visited table after rough start. Great valet service.

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·Dined on December 31, 2017

Fabulous meal and great service. I had the Cajun Ribeye and it was divine.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Business Meals, Worth the Drive
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 (Vancouver)·Dined on December 28, 2017

Morton’s never disappoints..High energy levels,fantastic wine list,attentive service ,

And unbelievably great food!

Tags: Good for a Date, Pre/post Theatre, Neighborhood Gem, Happy Hour
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 (Chicago)·Dined on December 26, 2017

Morton’s Palm Desert was disappointing. As we waited past our reservation time, the multiple front staff standing around told us they were waiting for a table to be set. They were more attentive to their regulars than us out-of-towner’s, however, and when we walked back multiple tables were open yet they stuck us in an overflow room where the service was slow - no menus when we sat, no water or drink orders, etc all the way through dinner. Food was average - steak was over cooked. So were the steaks at the table behind us.

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 (Palm Springs)·Dined on December 26, 2017

Great service from Elwood. The food was prepared exactly as ordered and hot upon arrival.
Sides are enough to share. Steaks were very tender. Loved the brussel sprouts, mushrooms, and onion rings. Wonderful cheesecake for dessert. Excellen wine list. Never disappointed at Morton's.

Tags: Seasonal, Good for a Date, Disabled Access
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·Dined on December 26, 2017

Palm Desert was beautiful , I expected the noise level to be a little louder like the Anaheim location but it was not it was very cozy and the double cut Rib-Eye was fabulous staff was very friendly and professional my reservation was for 430 Christmas day we arrived at 4pm on the dot and was seated right away . The waiter I had she said she was new and it showed she seemed a little intimidated but when I ordered my steak and said medium rare she seemed to loosen up but overall wonderful dining experience

Tags: Romantic, Cozy, Notable Wine List
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·Dined on December 25, 2017

Usual excellent food preparation & presentation. Attentive , friendly service & lively atmosphere. Good people watching. Bar area is superior.

Tags: Cozy, People Watching, Bar Seating, Local Ingredients
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on December 20, 2017

New York steak not as delicious as it should have been.

Tags: Romantic, Neighborhood Gem
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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on December 8, 2017

Best steak, and consistently amazing meal. The service is outstanding and the food is second to none. Truly a gem in the desert.

Tags: Comfort Food, Neighborhood Gem, Good for Birthdays
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 (Portland)·Dined on November 25, 2017

The food was absolutely delicious! The service was excellent, they were very attentive. Overall a wonderful experience .

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 (Vancouver)·Dined on November 24, 2017

Great steaks and delicious menu choices .
A place to come back but quality had it's price !

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Business Meals, Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion, Notable Wine List, Bar Seating, Good for a Date
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on November 24, 2017

It was a great overall experience.

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 (Palm Springs)·Dined on November 19, 2017

The food was excellent....well prepared and delicious!

Tags: Healthy, Notable Wine List
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 (Vancouver)·Dined on November 18, 2017

If we had been away from the kitchen, we would likely have enjoyed our visit.

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on November 17, 2017

Steaks not the quality of the past.....New York thin & tough

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 (Calgary)·Dined on November 16, 2017

Great service, underwhelming meal. The chops were enjoyed by 2 of our group of 7 the other steaks and pasta dishes were middle of the road. Expensive meals at $90 dollars per person with one cocktail and a glass of wine each.

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 (Chicago)·Dined on November 5, 2017

Spent a lot of money expecting an impeccable meal. I wanted Ruth Chris because of previous poor experiences but my lady talked me into this. We both regret it and will not be going back. Poor food flavor, was literally served cold. Waiter was older but seemed inexperienced. To many negative to name. I feel screwed for the $400 I spend for two of us.

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 (Palm Springs)·Dined on November 5, 2017

It was my first time to Morton's in a very long time. The food was excellent, our waiter was stellar!

Everything was prepared as requested and was delicious, though I think something more could have been done with the grilled shrimp.

I would go back again for sure.

Tags: Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion
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 (Palm Springs)·Dined on October 28, 2017

Sadly much has changed since the Landry changes... Used to be more personal and was made to feel special.

Tags: Casual
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on October 28, 2017

Food was great and service was impeccable. I noted that it was a birthday and they did a great job acknowledging and celebrating.

Tags: Bar Seating, Business Meals, Romantic, Good for a Date
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 (Dallas)·Dined on October 26, 2017

The food was great. The service staff were efficient and responsive to our needs.

Tags: Business Meals, Notable Wine List, Special Occasion
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 (Palm Springs)·Dined on October 26, 2017

Fabio was great. Service was prompt and attentive without rushing the meal. Steak was cooked perfect. Lava cake was worth waiting for. We always dine at Morton’s whenever we visit Palm Desert

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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on October 26, 2017

Our first time here. Enjoyed this restaurant very much. We usually have steak at home in the grill but this steak at Morton’s was truly perfect in every way. The salad with blue cheese was scrumptious! Creamed spinach and hash browns were awesome!

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion
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 (Baltimore)·Dined on October 19, 2017

i did not like the pumped in music. it was more disco techie than dinner music, competing with conversation. seeing that we were near Frank Sinatra drive, it seemed odd in a retirement community.
Also, i asked for a beer list 3 times and eventually got a verbal run down which who knows is accurate

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 (Cleveland)·Dined on October 15, 2017

Food and service were very good. It is a little dark inside and the main dinning area can get rather loud. I think the price tends to limit this to a special occasion restaurant.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Happy Hour, Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Romantic, Good for Birthdays
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 (San Diego)·Dined on October 12, 2017

We always enjoy dining at Morton’s not so much for the food but the staff is like family everyone from the time you get there you are treated special.
We are very saddened to hear that Josh Soto is leaving Morton’s he is a very big part why we go to Morton’s. He knows so much about wines and has such a great personality he will be greatly missed but we wish him well.
Thank you Josh for making our birthdays and anniversary’s so special.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 7, 2017

Food was nice but the place was LOUD.

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 (Palm Springs)·Dined on October 3, 2017

The service as well as the food is match by no other steakhouse in the desert. Simply the best

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 (Palm Springs)·Dined on October 3, 2017

Consistent with great food and great service. Wonderful wine selection and the best steaks ever.

Tags: Comfort Food, Good for Birthdays, Bar Seating, Quiet Conversation, Good for Anniversaries
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·Dined on October 3, 2017

we visit you on our birthdays, but this year no special menu or photos.!!

Tags: Special Occasion
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 (Palm Springs)·Dined on September 29, 2017

Very disappointed with the first half of this visit. After being seated, it took a good 10 minutes before anyone at all came to the table, not even to fill water glasses. Ordered the Escargot, and it was so over cooked, we did not eat it. They did take it off the bill. The salad was fair. Fortunately, my Porterhouse was fabulous and the cook perfect.

Tags: Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Bar Seating
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 (Orange County)·Dined on September 24, 2017

The evening was perfect as far as the food being unbelievably amazing. We were celebrating our anniversary and a very large party came in and every one took notice. There was a few large groups so the dining was very noisy and loud conversations. I'm glad we got in there earlier so that we could talk among ourselves without shouting at each to speak over the noise level. They should have bigger booths with some kind of noise insulation. Our server was very pleasant and nice to talk to, and our food was done to perfection.

Tags: Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Birthdays
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 (Palm Springs)·Dined on September 16, 2017

We have eaten here several times before and have celebrated birthdays twice before, however this time we felt rushed and my steak was on the tough side. We were not happy with the twice baked potatoes. They came out as an au gratin potato. Not to our liking. The last time we celebrated a birthday was last year, the staff took it upon themselves to make up a menu with our name printed at the top with the date and Happy Birthday followed by the birthday person's name. They also took our photo and presented it at the end of the dinner as a comparative. We did not get any of that attention this year, although they did give us a free desert. I think we will be looking for a new place for next year's birthday. We have always raved about this restaurant before this.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem
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