Morso

4.4
392 reviews
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21+ guests. Since we opened, Morso has been voted the best wine bar in Gig Harbor each year. With our picturesque waterfront view of Gig Harbor Bay, Morso is that comfortable neighborhood place to enjoy lunch, gather for Happy Hour, stay for dinner, attend a concet, or hold a business meeting. Our menu selections are inspired and influenced by cuisines of the world along with wines from around the world and right in our backyard. Out on the town, on your way home from work or just catching up with friends, stop in, you’ll never feel out of place.
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JB
Seattle
1 review
Dined on May 12, 2019
Overall 3food 3service 3ambience 4

Food was perfectly cooked but not much seasoning. Ate my full meal and part of an appetizer but walked away hungry.

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LB
Portland
4 reviews
Dined on May 10, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great food, great service and a terrific view of the sound

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SN
1 review
Dined on April 26, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 3

Food - excellent. Service (from Nathan) was better than excellent. The place is small, so don’t expect to walk in - invitations are required. The only thing that wasn’t excellent was the noise level - very loud. Not sure the management can do much about that.

Looking forward to going back and trying the outside seating.

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IT
1 review
Dined on April 6, 2019
Overall 3food 3service 1ambience 4

Morso's is a mainstay on our "dine out" list, when we go out. The food and the ambiance were as good as ever. There was an issue last night...slow and inattentive service. We missed our regular waiter!

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FM
Seattle
8 reviews
Dined on April 6, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Decided to visit Morso at the last minute and made a reservation. Glad we made the reservation as the dining room was quite full. Stephanie got us settled nicely into the bar while we waited for our table and was very helpful in selecting a wine to enjoy as a starter. We come here often but we always seem to find something new to enjoy. She recommended the tuna and the short ribs...spot on!

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CS
Seattle
1 review
Dined on April 6, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Food, service and view are all amazing, but then there is the wine list. By the glass options are unbelievable! Wine lovers dream.

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m
1 review
Dined on March 29, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We recommend Morso to friends all the time. This little wine bar is our go-to for dates and double dates. Delicious bites and reliably excellent wines - their Happy Hour is fantastic. The service is top notch! Morso is one of those places that embodies Gig Harbor charm, warmth, and hospitality. Oh! I forgot - the amazing view and the outdoor deck tops it off!!! You don't need to wait for the warm weather and use of the outdoor deck, though - the indoor seating has awesome ambiance as well. You can tell, we really like this place...

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OT
Seattle
10 reviews
Dined on March 24, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Morso was all and more what I was wishing for on a Sunday night. Great, if not amazing wine selection; very unique. Wonderful food to match, and outstanding, caring service.

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KO
1 review
Dined on March 23, 2019
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 4

Wonderful food and location! Great date night spot!!!

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DA
Portland
3 reviews
Dined on March 17, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 4

Great offering for those who want an upscale dining experience with great wines and beers on draft.

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AO
1 review
Dined on March 8, 2019
Overall 5food 3service 5ambience 5

This our first time here, new to the area and were recommended to try this place out by a few friends. The service was Excellent, I don’t remember our servers name she was tall with brown hair and a fun personality! The only suggestion I would make is more seasoning on the food, needed a little more “pow” for me but I am very picky and I know my taste isn’t for everybody. The food was overall good but the desserts are where it’s at! I had the key lime pie and my wife had the almond torte which was delicious. We would go back again for sure. Overall a wonderful date night place.

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KS
Hawaii
6 reviews
Dined on March 5, 2019
Overall 3food 3service 4ambience 3

Arrived at our 6:30 reservation for a Fat Tuesday celebration to find they were already out of the shrimp special!!!! What?! Really? The fried oysters were huge!!! When asked what kind they were, we were told they were Pacific oysters. Really?!? Truly cannot recomend the food☹️

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D
1 review
Dined on March 3, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 4

With stunning views, a robust wine list and tasty new cuisine, Morso's is an excellent choice for out of town guests or a visit with family or friends. They're part of the March Waterfront Restaurant specials. Kudos to the chef for the food choices!

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s
Seattle
6 reviews
Dined on March 1, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We were seated immediately. Meg, our server, was so knowledgeable, and fun. We had a bottle of wine that for us was expensive, and it was amazing! The food was so good. We loved our experience here. Next time I'd probably request a table by the window. :)

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S
Seattle
6 reviews
Dined on February 28, 2019
Overall 4food 3service 5ambience 4

Really nice setting overlooking the harbor. Nice decor and seating for what’s really one not very big room. But the concrete floor and high metal ceiling makes it noisy. Was maybe a third of the tables occupied. Wonderful wine selection. Didn’t drink beer, but the selection was modest. No hard liquor sales. Menu is really enticing. We had padron peppers for an appetizer, really good. My tuna dinner was very good, flavors in line with what the menu stated. We also had a gumbo, which was a disappointment. The meat ingredients were all there, but the sauce was bland and flavorless. The waitress (very good, attentive, and entertaining) suggested hot sauce to liven the gumbo up.

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OT
Orange County
9 reviews
Dined on February 24, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We always love the atmosphere, service and quality of the food at Morso, they do an excellent job.

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s
New Orleans
11 reviews
Dined on February 17, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 5

Good service, nice but quirky menu, great ambience and a view of the harbor. My beer was served with a warm glass, though. I asked for a cold one, but was told they don't chill glasses. In a wine bar? Anyway, it was a little odd tilting a big bottle of Asahi, but I wasn't gong to drink it warm. We shared a small salad, flatbread, and short ribs. Salad was OK, mushroom flatbread was good, short ribs were excellent.
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OT
Seattle
1 review
Dined on February 16, 2019
Overall 2food 1service 2ambience 4

Food was nothing special. Actually very little flavor.

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OT
1 review
Dined on February 15, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Delicious food, excellent service, yummy wines!

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OT
Seattle
3 reviews
Dined on February 14, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Great food and service! The wine that our server recommended was fabulous.

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FM
Seattle
9 reviews
Dined on February 14, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 5

Valentine's Day. Dining room had a nice ambiance...linens...flowers...candles. Tables packed in but to be expected for a busy night. Steak with crab Bearnaise, and lamb chops were featured for special. Both cooked perfectly, great Zinfandel. Our server, Kevin...was fun and professional. Nice evening.

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RP
San Francisco
5 reviews
Dined on February 14, 2019
Overall 3food 4service 3ambience 3

Pros: Main Course (Surf and Turf) was very good. Perfectly prepared steak served with crab in a butter sauce that was outstanding. Portion size was good with potatoes and broccolini. Wine was a Merlot and went well with our meal. Did not feel rushed.

Cons: Side salad was very skimpy. Twice our waitress attempted to remove food/drink that was not finished. First time she tried to take my plate with a good portion of filet mignon still on it. The second time occurred when she took our wine bottle and walked away with a full glass serving remaining.

Overall, the dinner was good and considering they were swamped with Valentine's Day crowd, I cut the service some slack.

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MB
Seattle
3 reviews
Dined on February 14, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Excellent champagne, wine, food & service! The staff are knowledgeable in their wine selections and always courteous and prompt. We highly recommend Morso to our friends, family and visitors.

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FG
Seattle
1 review
Dined on January 25, 2019
Overall 3food 4service 3ambience 3

We have mixed feelings about Morso. On the one hand, we LOVE it! The location is beautiful, on the north end of Gig Harbor, it has a beautiful view of the water. The interior of the restaurant is warm and inviting. The live music is outstanding. And let's not forget the food and wine - all of which are usually very good quality. And let's highlight the staff, who are delightful - very friendly and engaging. Where we struggle is in how long it takes to get our orders. It's not unusual to wait up to 30 minutes to get an appetizer and even longer to get our salads/mains. What should be a quick meal can take 90 mins to 2 hours, which is longer than it should be. If Morso was able to correct and speed up the time from "order to eating", we would be much more frequent visitors. It's a great venue, but the slowness of service is a real problem.

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San Diego
3 reviews
Dined on January 25, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

We celebrated my wife’s 50th birthday. Lisa was our host and she was amazing - friendly and knowledgeable. We both had the filet which was very good.

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RA
Portland
2 reviews
Dined on January 19, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Very enjoyable! Wine list, cuisine, service...all excellent!

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OT
Las Vegas
2 reviews
Dined on January 19, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Very chill, but elegant eatery

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OT
Seattle
2 reviews
Dined on January 18, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

Very good food, extensive & interesting wine list, great service. Very pleased.

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FM
Seattle
9 reviews
Dined on January 18, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Always a great experience at Morso...ever changing menu is always good, and friendly service. Every now and then they'll have Cassoulet on the menu...always great! View is good any time of year.

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j
1 review
Dined on January 18, 2019
Overall 3food 3service 3ambience 3

Our group had reservations, but we stayed longer than we were allotted. Our server asked us to leave as our table was reserved for the next customer. There were other tables that were available and the server told us we could move to the "community table". I do understand. However, we received glaring stares from three of the employees which was a little disconcerting.

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RL
Seattle
3 reviews
Dined on December 31, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Wonderful as always. It never disappoints

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M
Seattle
7 reviews
Dined on December 31, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We dined here for New Years and it was fantastic. Food delicious, excellent service.

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RR
San Diego
1 review
Dined on December 31, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

Morso is a small, one-of-a-kind restaurant with fabulous views of the Gig Harbor waterfront. The menu includes unique entrees and a long list of regional (Washington, Orgon) wines that we look forward to trying on our repeat visits. The service and atmosphere add to the enjoyable experience. Attached to the restaurant is an art gallery run by the restaurant's owner, who makes the space available to local artists. We always follow-up our meal with a tour of the gallery. There are a lot of restaurant options in Gig Harbor, but Morso is one of our favorites.

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SS
Las Vegas
3 reviews
Dined on December 29, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

The entire experience was excellent, food, wine and service. Would definitely return.

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L
Portland
7 reviews
Dined on December 28, 2018
Overall 1food 1service 2ambience 1

Crab cakes were greasy and the worst I have had in a long time. They were 3/8 inch thick, burned with no crab flavor. The beet salad was sad, 12 small 1/4 x 1/4 pieces of beet with dry, tasteless chicken. The service was fair, but the wait staff did not know the wine list well enough to take an order without having it pointed out on the list.

We will not return

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BF
Seattle
21 reviews
Dined on December 28, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Place full. Great wine selection. Loved the Polenta Lasagna

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KG
1 review
Dined on December 26, 2018
Overall 3food 4service 2ambience 3

Service and food was slow. Overall dinner meal though was fantastic. Desserts though were probably the worst I have had in a long time. We were a group of 5, and all agree. Great place to go if you have a lot of extra time, but might be too loud if you want to be able to talk.

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TR
Seattle
2 reviews
Dined on December 14, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 5

Even though it seems to be a small bites kind of place, it really has some well prepared entrees along with some very tasty starters. And moderately priced to boot.

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CH
Central Coast
1 review
Dined on December 8, 2018
Overall 3food 3service 5ambience 4

90th birthday celebration

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RS
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on December 7, 2018
Overall 4food 3service 4ambience 5

Really nice place, great atmosphere and wine, we had short ribs and cassoulet; very tasty but both plates would benefit from a little more balance.

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