Morton's Bar Bites: Power Hour Pricing vs. Rip-off Rates
The blue cheese steak fries ($10.50) are fresh and served hot, with a side of ketchup. They come with melted blue cheese, red pepper flakes, and chives. They are delicious fries.
The crab cakes ($15) come optionally BLT style. We tried them as cakes. They are moist and have no overpowering crab, or seafood, taste. The dollop of tartar sauce is a bit small for the portion.
|The best of the bar bites: bleu cheese steak fries.|
|Petite filet mignon sandwiches.|
|The chicken strips that aren't so bad.|
When Acosta-Jane was asked why the glaring discrepancy in pricing between power hour and regular hours, she offered, "Morton's caters to many different dining experiences. The power hour option is designed for more of a happy hour crowd. Regardless of the time of day, Morton's commitment to quality food is always on the menu." The way it stands, the discrepancy is just too much to stomach. The food isn't worth regular prices. The bar bites menu is consistent and doesn't change often. Booze come at decent happy hours prices, but better deals can be had elsewhere in Brickell.
Your best bet is to catch the power hour, but beware the possibility of agonizingly slow service.
Power hours are schedule Monday to Friday 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. and 9 p.m. to close; and Saturday to Sunday from 5 to 6:30 p.m. and 9 p.m. to close.
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