Morton’s Steakhouse Happy Hour – The Best View in Town

There is a part of me that hates to write about Morton’s Steakhouse Taipei because it’s still a relatively unknown space here in Taiwan right now that most people don’t know about yet.

Ah, well. Here it is. I hope you enjoy this place as much as I do!Morton's Steakhouse Taipei

Morton’s Steakhouse in Taipei offers the best Happy Hour deal in town with THE BEST view of the city from 5pm to 7pm from Monday to Friday.

Located on the 45th floor of Breeze Xinyi, Morton’s has a massive outdoor deck that provides a stunning multicolor sunset view right behind its neighbor, Taipei 101. The wraparound deck gives you incredible views of Taipei City.

The sun sets fast in Taipei, and you definitely want to be at Morton’s no later than 4:45 to see the sun set. By 6pm, it’s gone, and all that’s left of that gorgeous pink and gold sunset is the bright lights of Taipei City.

John’s mom has been visiting with us for the past seven weeks, so we thought we’d give her an evening to remember after visiting the Yangmingshan Flower Festival last week.

When we arrived at Morton’s, we found out the balcony was closed because of renovations, but they were kind enough to open it up for us after John convinced them that John’s mom had never seen anything like it. They did a brisk and steady business on the balcony after we arrived, so we hope our convincing them to open up for the night ended up being good for them.

To the good folks at Morton’s: Thank you so much for giving my mother-in-law this opportunity. We really appreciate it!

Morton's Steakhouse Taipei Happy Hour

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Morton's Taipei-03318Morton's Taipei-03316 Morton’s offers an extensive list of cocktails and beers and they have a fantastic selection of nibbles to choose from at reduced rates, including: 150NT beers, a nice selection of wines, and  a great selection of cheap Mortinis and Cocktails for NT180, which includes my favorite, their Dream Berry. Morton's Taipei-03330

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As for the food, we’ve never stayed for steak, although I have no doubt the steak is excellent.

The Executive Chef of Morton’s is well known to Taipei’s fine dining scene and he is probably one of the best chefs in town.

During Happy Hour, John and I often have their Crab, Spinach and Artichoke Dip, Parmesan Truffle Matchstick Fries, Petite Filet Mignon Sandwich Sliders and fresh cut potato chips with blue cheese dip.

John LOVES their oysters on a half shell and jumbo shrimp cocktail, but that’s not saying much because John always stuffs himself on oysters everywhere we go. (He has been known to nix a venue completely if oysters aren’t on the menu.) 

Anyways, he sure looks good eating them, doesn’t he? 

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Crab, Spinach and Artichoke Dip

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Parmesan Truffle Matchstick Fries

They also offer a few other treats that don’t suit my palette as much because of dietary restrictions, but my friends have all enjoyed their tuna and short rib tacos, mini crab cake BLT’s, mini prime cheeseburgers, iceberg wedge bites and chicken goujonettes.

After you’ve finished snacking and admiring the view, there is plenty to see and do in Breeze Xinyi, and of course, you’re right downtown with any number of bars to continue your evening at if you wish.

Bon appetit!

Morton’s Steakhouse Taipei
No. 68, Section 5, Zhongxiao East Road, Xinyi District, Taipei City, 110
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Post Author: Carrie Kellenberger

I'm a chronically ill Canadian who has been living in Asia since 2003. I moved from China to Taiwan in 2006. I'm an experienced businesswoman and have worked in many leadership positions in Asia. In addition to my own work, I've been writing professionally about Asia, travel and health advocacy since 2007, providing regular content to publishing companies and travel publications in Asia and North America. I started writing about my health journey in 2009 after being diagnosed with Ankylosing Spondylitis. In 2014, I was diagnosed with Fibromyalgia and ME/CFS, which came with other massive health issues. These diagnoses were the start of my journey as a health advocate and patient leader. Since then, My Several Worlds has been recognized worldwide as a top site for AS, fibromyalgia, and chronic illness by WEGO Health and Healthline.

2 thoughts on “Morton’s Steakhouse Happy Hour – The Best View in Town

    MJ Klein

    (March 11, 2017 - 4:57 pm)

    I thoroughly enjoyed this post Carrie! We’re gonna have to go up there sometime soon!

      Carrie Kellenberger

      (March 18, 2017 - 1:23 pm)

      If you do, please let us know and we will come and join you, MJ. It has been FAR too long since we’ve seen you guys, and I can’t think of a nicer place to meet-up after such a long time.

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