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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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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good22%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“steak” (39 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
49499 Eisenhower Dr, La Quinta, Greater Palm Springs, CA 92253-2722
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11 - 20 of 375 reviews

Reviewed 6 September 2017

We've been going to Morgan's for decades. It's 1926 ambiance is second to none. The restaurant's themed seasonal dinners have been exceptional. Not so much this past Sunday night. Our reservation at eight was graciously honored but if we wanted to be seated immediately we...More

Thank blissfield1949
Reviewed 5 September 2017

Quiet and enjoyable dinner. The sea bass and filet mignon were fantastic. Our server created a special atmosphere for our dinner. She brought out a special dessert for my birthday celebration and another employee to sing to me. It was special and we enjoyed our...More

Thank vr828
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Food is fabulous, service great BUT HUGE portions meant to serve 4 - even the steak! The biggest steak I've ever seen. Tasty but could feed 4 people!!! I love the vegetables they serve - family style as they are large portions. Nice evening out...More

Thank Joni W
Reviewed 6 August 2017

Morgans has upped its game. Sterling service! Better food! And value for what one gets! Congrats to the management!

Thank Fay M
Reviewed 28 July 2017

Visited on a Friday night, ~ 80% of tables with diners at 9pm, both of us wore appropriate attire. This is a very nice quiet and romantic restaurant, food was excellent, wife ordered Ahi Tuna with grilled pineapple and I had the "market salad" (I...More

4  Thank healthphysic
Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

This is a favorite destination of ours for taking out of town guests. They have a lovely dining room, great bar service, and excellent food. They also run some seasonal menus that are usually very inventive and fun. If you're looking for a restaurant where...More

Thank Sariah11
Reviewed 12 July 2017

Wonderful Service. Lovely ambiance. Soups and Salads were quite delicious with a unique presentation. Beef dishes were not so terrific (for the price): The Filet Mignon and the Short Ribs were tender, but lacking in flavor and originality.

Thank martha m
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Although the food was prepared with utmost care and technical expertise, there was very little that I would call truly memorable. My truffled asparagus salad was the star of the meal, if that tells you anything. Our server was excellent - knowledgeable, entertaining - but...More

Thank VeniVidiEdi
Reviewed 10 July 2017

The bar staff is fantastic, very attentive and professional. My favorite dinner option is the New York Steak. It has huge flavor and is absolutely delicious. Dining room has that old world charm that is hard to find any more. The piano bar is entertaining...More

Thank chuckc311
Reviewed 6 July 2017

This was our first time at Morgan’s and our last time. The most interesting part was that we ordered their specialty drinks, and they were out of them. The food was reasonably good; however, the service was not as good as one would expect from...More

Thank Armond V
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar Scene, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
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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Morgan’s in the desert, by James Beard Award winning Chef Jimmy Schmidt, welcomes guests for dinner with Contemporary American Cuisine, boutique new world wines, crafted vintage cocktails, and live entertainment. Join us at the piano bar, in the hacienda dining room or on the fire-lit courtyard. Join us for a relaxed yet refined dining or cocktail experience.
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