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Morgan's in the Desert

49499 Eisenhower Dr, La Quinta, Greater Palm Springs, CA 92253-2722
+1 760-564-7600
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Overview
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good22%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“scallops” (27 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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49499 Eisenhower Dr, La Quinta, Greater Palm Springs, CA 92253-2722
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1 - 10 of 420 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are staying at La Quinta Resort, Morgan's is the high-end, on-property restaurant making it convenient especially after a couple of hours in the car on a Friday night. I would strongly recommend, however, that you eat at one of the other restaurants on-property...More

Thank DannyK_LANY
KatherineS2679, Manager at Morgan's in the Desert, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear DannyK_LANY, I appreciate you taking a moment to provide your feedback. It is the goal of all of us at Morgan's in the desert to provide our guests with exceptional experiences. Regrettably, your visit was not up to that standard, and for that I...More

Reviewed September 30, 2018 via mobile

Had appetizers and wine in the piano bar and it was fabulous! The flat bread is a must! Our waitress was exceptional and the whole experience was wonderful!

Thank Shirley E
KatherineS2679, Manager at Morgan's in the Desert, responded to this reviewResponded October 2, 2018

Dear Shirley E, I am so pleased that you enjoyed your evening and felt well taken care of. We look forward to serving you again. Kind Regards, Paul Carter, Director of Food & Beverage

Reviewed September 30, 2018 via mobile

This place is the epitome of quality and service. The food is excellent and there isn’t a bad item on the menu. This place is old school service. There is a person assigned to the table just for crumbs. The atmosphere is perfect for any...More

Thank Robert S
KatherineS2679, Manager at Morgan's in the Desert, responded to this reviewResponded October 2, 2018

Dear Robert S, Thank you for your feedback and even more so for being our guest. I am absolutely delighted that you found the perfect setting in Morgan's in the desert for your special evening, and that everything exceeded your expectations. We look forward to...More

Reviewed September 10, 2018

My wife and I have been coming to the La Quinta Resort for several years but never had the opportunity to eat at Morgan's. It was my birthday weekend so we decided to give it a try. Wow, what good food and a good atmosphere!...More

1  Thank Ferrari458_Cali
KatherineS2679, Manager at Morgan's in the Desert, responded to this reviewResponded September 12, 2018

Dear Ferrari458_Cali, The staff of La Quinta Resort & Club is privileged to have you and your family as our loyal guests. Thank you for allowing us to be part of your special birthday weekend, and I look forward to sharing your kind comments with...More

Reviewed September 3, 2018

We were looking for a quality meal and found it at Morgan's. We sat outside on a warm summer evening with our 2 canine travelers. The wine list was impressive and the food to follow was delightful. I had a surf and turf combo of...More

Thank david g
KatherineS2679, Manager at Morgan's in the Desert, responded to this reviewResponded September 12, 2018

Dear david g, Thank you for your feedback and even more so for being our guest. It was our pleasure to serve you. For relaxing comfort and luxury dining, we look forward to being your desert destination of choice. Warm Regards, Rafael Lopez, Director of...More

Reviewed August 29, 2018 via mobile

We had a wonderful anniversary dinner at Morgan's. We really enjoyed the atmosphere and the service was first rate. The lamb was sensational. Excellent wine list. Not inexpensive, but worth it, and a must if you are staying at the resort.More

1  Thank Jeff W
KatherineS2679, Manager at Morgan's in the Desert, responded to this reviewResponded September 12, 2018

Dear Jeff W, It is with heartfelt sincerity that the entire staff of Morgan's in the desert thanks you for the opportunity of allowing us to be the setting for such a memorable occasion. We look forward to welcoming you again. Kind Regards, Rafael Lopez,...More

Reviewed August 29, 2018 via mobile

We stayed at this resort for five days. We tried all the restaurants and to our experience Morgan’s was the best dining option. We are a family of four. My sons and my husband ordered the oysters. I had the burrata as a starter. Oysters...More

Thank neslihank
KatherineS2679, Manager at Morgan's in the Desert, responded to this reviewResponded September 12, 2018

Dear neslihank, Thank you for being our guest. It's a pleasure to see that you so enjoyed La Quinta Resort & Club and our signature fine dining restaurant, Morgan's in the desert. Exceeding your expectations is the priority of our staff, and it's rewarding to...More

Reviewed August 29, 2018

Please if anyone is ever dining here make sure to get Steve as your waiter. His passion for food is amazing! He went out of his way to make sure my boyfriend's dinner was a complete success!More

Thank Karla R
KatherineS2679, Manager at Morgan's in the Desert, responded to this reviewResponded September 12, 2018

Dear Karla R, Your kind words are the nicest tribute we could ever receive at Morgan's, and I so look forward to sharing them with Steve and the rest of our staff. Thank you for being our guest and allowing us the opportunity to create...More

Reviewed August 21, 2018 via mobile

Went with colleagues from work. Service was attentive and accommodating, but food was slow to arrive. 38-55 bucks per entree with good presentation, but small portions. Had the Ceasar salad and lamb, small portion for the main course, not much for sides. Wasn't hungry after,...More

Thank Neeraj G
KatherineS2679, Manager at Morgan's in the Desert, responded to this reviewResponded September 12, 2018

Dear Neeraj G, Thank you for being our guest, and we very much appreciate your feedback.The staff of Morgan's in the desert looks forward to welcoming you back and the opportunity to take great care of you once again! Kind Regards, Rafael Lopez, Director of...More

Reviewed August 6, 2018

A very fine steakhouse at the La Quinta Resort, A Waldorf property. Expect to pay the price. Food was very good, but very pricey. Service was average. nice wine list.More

1  Thank RCE121
KatherineS2679, Manager at Morgan's in the Desert, responded to this reviewResponded September 12, 2018

Dear RCE121, I am pleased to hear that you found your dining experience at Morgan's in the desert that of a true luxury dining experience. We pride ourselves on delivering the utmost in fine dining cuisine and ambiance. I look forward to welcoming you back...More

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EdgiGirl
May 17, 2018|
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Response from Sariah11 | Reviewed this property |
One sees pretty much everything at this restaurant, unfortunately. I think one would be most comfortable in very nice resort wear - but no shorts, flip flops, etc.
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EdgiGirl
May 17, 2018|
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Response from m p | Reviewed this property |
$35 and they will decant your wine and let it breathe
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
Meals
Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar Scene, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Monday
6:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Tuesday
6:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Wednesday
6:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Thursday
6:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Friday
6:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Saturday
6:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 49499 Eisenhower Dr, La Quinta, Greater Palm Springs, CA 92253-2722
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  California Desert  >  Greater Palm Springs  >  La Quinta
  • Phone Number: +1 760-564-7600
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Description
Morgan’s in the desert is La Quinta’s signature dining venue showcasing contemporary American cuisine inspired by the bounty of the Coachella Valley. The restaurant’s local focus includes sourcing the top of the region’s products, crafted with traditional cooking methods to offer deliciously simple and healthful dishes. Join us at the piano bar, in the dining room or on the fire-lit courtyard. Gather round.
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