we locally source the most incredible ingredients
to create an experience you can enjoy every day.

About Us

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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Upcoming Events

Taste of France Wine Dinner


Morgan’s in the desert invites you to join us for our monthly Winemaker Dinner on Wednesday, May 8, featuring a Tour de France.

A special prix fixe dinner menu created and prepared for the occasion by Morgan’s culinary team will be served with the evening’s wine selections – paired in perfect harmony, of course.

We look forward to sharing with you a memorable dining experience of fine wine and exceptional cuisine as we “take flight” on this very special evening.

Lyonnaise Salad
Baby Rocket Arugula, Marinated Poach Egg, Lardon, Champagne Vinaigrette
Taittinger La Francaise Brut Champagne

Maple Leaf Duck Breast, Truffle Onion Puree, Roasted Shiitake Mushroom, Bordeaux Wine Sauce
Chateau Des Laurets Saint Emilion Red Bordeaux Blend 2016

Beef Bourguignon, Garlic & Herb Pomme Puree
Domaine Faiveley Mercurey Vieilles Vignes Rouge 2021

Feuilletine Mousse Cake, Amarena Cherry
Chapoutier Banyuls Rimage Grenache 2012

Four Course Experience | $150 Per Person*

*Prices do not include tax or gratuity

To make a reservation, please contact Morgan’s in the desert at 760.564.7600 or on our website.



  • “Morgan’s Restaurant is a top class restaurant in the LaQuinta Resort complex. They do things right with exquisite service, attention to detail and serve great dishes.”

    David B L
  • “This is a very thoughtful menu. You will find something that appeals to your culinary senses. In fact there were so many I let the server surprise me. I was absolutely not dissapointed. Top notch service.”

    Lynn S