Nearby Attractions & Things to Do
Palm Springs, CA
The Andalusian Court is conveniently located less than ten minutes from Palm Springs International Airport and is just minutes away from the best attractions, annual event venues, golf courses and more. If you are looking for accommodations near the Coachella Music Festival in Indian Wells, CA, or things to do and places to visit in Palm Springs, California, the Andalusian Court is your best option!
Palm Springs has a wide variety of restaurants to suit your taste. From casual dining venues and steakhouses to Mediterranean cuisine and higher-end dining experiences, don't miss out on a visit to some of our favorite restaurants listed below.
Located in the heart of Palm Springs, the Tropicale Restaurant features world cuisine, including a tasty mix of zesty ingredients and dishes. Open Table's Diner's Choice Award for 2009 and 2010 are just a few of the many awards this restaurant has received.
Featuring Midwest comfort food with California inspirations, this restaurant is a hot spot with locals, and has been since it opened. Located in the Uptown Design District, some of the top dishes include Braised Lamb Shank, Yankee Pot Roast, and Roasted Baby Beet Salad.
Cozy setting for French fare such as mussels plus other cafe-style eats along with beer & cocktails.
MR. LYONS STEAKHOUSE
Putting local farms first, Mr. Lyons Steakhouse brings the flavor of a juicy steak to an entirely new level. With modern ingredients and mouth-watering side dishes, you'll definitely want to stop by this hot spot.
Sink your teeth into exotic Mediterranean and Central European dishes that will keep you coming back for more. Some feature dishes include home-style soups, delicious pastries, and recipes that are still a family secret to this day. This restaurant is nestled within the Plaza del Sol in Palm Springs.
ESCENA LOUNGE AND GRILL
Escena Lounge & Grill pairs delectable California-fusion cuisine with eye-popping design and a playful, retro vibe. Spacious indoor and outdoor dining areas frame majestic views of the towering…
You dine in a restored historical landmark, but it's no dusty schoolroom. You'll feel as if you've entered the home of a French relative who wants nothing better than to make you happy. Flemish tapestries and Louis-XV furniture sets the mood that carries through on the menu
Melvyn’s is elegantly upbeat and the home of authentic Hollywood glamour. The Casablanca Lounge at Melvyn’s is known for its nightly entertainment and the popular Sunday Night Jam featuring guest musicians and singers with front-man Mikael Healey.
Spencer's Ambience is the perfect blend of stylish elegance and comfortable informality. Join us for Breakfast, Lunch or Dinner in our new expanded dining room or our award winning patio. Nestled at the base of the San Jacinto Mountains, Spencer's offers a popular Palm Springs tradition of culinary excellence featuring a fresh approach to classic American cuisine.
JOHN HENRY'S CAFE
Off the beaten path and tucked away behind the trees, John Henry’s Café has been a favorite of Palm Springs locals and in-the-know visitors for over twenty-five years. Originally opened by the restaurant’s namesake chef John Laslo and his partner Angelo, John Henry’s was built on the simple notion that good food and good service could be had at a good price
MICHAEL HOLMES' PURPLE ROOM
The sophistication and glamour of the Rat Pack era comes alive at Michael Holmes’ Purple Room, the desert’s premier supper club. Tucked away in the Club Trinidad Hotel, The Purple Room is where Frank, Sammy, Dean, and their pals cavorted on and off the stage in the swinging 60s. Step in and you’ll be transported back to the elegance of the era
Dark, discreet, and decadent. Over-the-top decor and under-the-tank mischief. A watering hole befitting dreamy aesthetes, wandering flaneurs, and swaggering dandies. The high-born agreeably mix with lowbrow, the bon vivants nurse the lugubrious and everyone is 'wilkommen'. A guy's guy sort of place with a menu to match -- epicurean, savory favorites with Chef's personal inspirations. A wine list not meant for the faint of heart, a bar that happily provides your martini in lieu of an entree and desserts that extend the pleasure principle.
SHERMAN'S DELI & BAKERY
An extensive menu for breakfast, brunch, lunch and dinner reminiscent of a New York style deli.
LULU CALIFORNIA BISTRO
At Lulu California Bistro, talent, expertise and a passion for great food combine to produce a captivating dining experience. Menu options are both varied and value-priced. The quality is always high. Generous portions are prepared with fresh ingredients and a dash of innovation from award-winning chefs.
AL DENTE TRATTORIA TOSCANA
A quaint cucina with a decidedly European atmosphere, has served Palm Springs and an international clientele for over 20 years.Proprietor Kendra Riccio, General Manager Edgar Rodriguez and Executive Chef Oscar Cardenas present an extensive menu of beef, veal, pasta and fresh seafood entrées for lunch and dinner in a casual atmosphere.
Eclectic Austrian-Asian fare is accompanied by a carefully sourced wine list in a modern, airy room.
The experience at Farm is like being transported to the South of France. When you come and dine with us, you can expect an extraordinary sensory experience; from our garden-like patio seating, our beautiful bouquet of floral landscaping, to our incredible authentic menu comprised of the freshest ingredients, you will be wowed at every turn.
Persimmon Bistro is a sophisticated eatery within Palm Springs Art Museum serving freshly sourced cuisine and expertly curated wine and beer. Chef Art Velasquez created Persimmon for foodies and art lovers to bring friends and family, business people to meet over wine, and Museum Trail hikers to refuel and recuperate. You're always welcome at our distinguished haven in downtown Palm Springs.
EIGHT4NINE RESTAURANT & LOUNGE
Contemporary eatery offering refined New American cuisine in a sleek setting with pops of color.
TOMMY BAHAMA MARLIN BAR
Located right in the middle of Palm Springs, The Marlin Bar is a relaxed refuge where you can unwind with a cocktail, light fare, and treat yourself to organic soft-serve ice cream. It's a laid-back outdoor space complete with umbrellas, mist on hot days, and heaters on cool evenings. Amazing frozen mai tai's!
LTequila! Tac/Quila is our made-up word for combining gourmet Jalisco-style cuisine with specialty tequilas and mezcals, in an effort to transport our guests south of the border and into a culture rich in flavor, color, art and authenticity.
THE TONGA HUT RESTAURANT & TIKI BAR
Located in the "Heart"
of Downtown Palm Springs. An easy stroll from all the Downtown Attractions. Our Tiki Taco Tuesdays are a must with the locals and tourists alike. The Lounge mixes "Classic" Award Winning Tiki Cocktails while the Restaurant serves classic Tiki Style entrees along with American favorites.
Here at Bootlegger Tiki, we stand for good old-fashioned fun! We can't imagine anything better than quality time spent with friends over delicious tiki cocktails made with an equal measure of rum fruit love. Located in the same space as the original Don the Beachcomber restaurant that opened in 1953, we are fortunate to inherit an incredible piece of Palm Springs history and want to uphold the tiki traditions that were originally built here - craft cocktails, good friends and a couple of giant tiki torches thrown in for good measure.
SHANGHAI REDS BAR & GRILL
Fresh seafood cooked in an exhibition kitchen along with potent cocktails in a no-frills space.
FISHERMAN'S MARKET & GRILL
Local restaurant & fish market chain offering a range of seafood dishes in a counter-serve setting.
RUBEN AND OZZY'S OYSTER BAR
Brothers Ruben and Ozzy have been cooking together for decades, earning a reputation for their spectacular fish tacos and charismatic service. In 2012, the brothers opened their first restaurant in downtown Palm Springs, specializing in seafood dishes like shrimp buckets, oyster shooters, clam chowder, capechanas (Mexican seafood cocktails) and crab enchiladas. You'll also find pasta and surf and turf selections on the menu, though this is the kind of place to kick back with a few beers and an endless run of small seafood plates. local restaurant & fish market chain offering a range of seafood dishes in a counter-serve setting.
THE VILLAGE PALM SPRINGS
Sports bar and party spot has pub fare, nightly live music, TVs and a patio overlooking Palm Canyon.
ZIN AMERICAN BISTRO
Refined American comfort cuisine plus cheese plates and wine in an urbane atmosphere with a patio.
SANDFISH SUSHI & WHISKEY
Within its Scandinavian-designed interior, you'll enjoy a judicious selection of hand-crafted sushi and whiskey pairings, making Sandfish an ideal destination for both epicures and the curious.
As one of the few Japanese restaurants and sushi bars in Palm Springs, TAKE SHIN is dedicated to bringing Japanese culinary art, elegance sophistication and tradition to its customers.
COPLEY'S ON PALM CANYON
Located in part of the former Cary Grant estate, guests may experience a sense of nostalgia while dining outside on the patio with stunning mountain views or enjoying the inviting atmopshere indoors. Executive Chef Andrew Copley has an extensive 20-year culinary background at five-star restaurants and hotels across the world and is known for innovative dishes.
JOHNNY COSTA'S RISTORANTE
Veteran Neapolitan-Italian destination serving thin-crust pizzas, seafood and pasta in cozy surrounds.
PINOCCHIO IN THE DESERT
LIvely stop with kitschy decor for familiar eats, including plentiful breakfast and sandwich options.
Tucked away from the street, Jake's opens onto a charming courtyard with a fountain, where you can dine alfresco under the desert sky, with heaters in the winter and misters in the summer to ensure your comfort. Or enjoy a quiet, intimate meal in our cozy dining area. There's a definite vibe at Jake's like a hip, fun dinner party with good friends. Jake's is the trusted place locals and snowbirds return to, time and time again. In fact, many customers come by a couple of nights a week and get to know each other.
Our fresh and inventive menu where everything is made from scratch using the freshest local ingredients, changes weekly, serving up creative meditations on breakfast and lunch - with super fun vibes - in a bright indoor-outdoor setting.
PALM GREENS CAGE
A great choice for vegetarian and vegan fare.
Bill's Pizza serves some of the finest pizza you will find in the world. Bill's quest of making the best pizza possible led him to Italy and around the United States, exploring a wide range of pizza-making styles and techniques. This included a pizza-making seminar with Chris Bianco, winner of the 2003 James Beard Award for Best Chef in the Southwest.
Cozy spot offers comfy booth and table seating for Thai fare and drinks.
LAS CASUELAS TERRAZA
We're proud to serve four generations of Delgado family recipes. Las Casuelas Terraza's great food, friendly hospitality and excellent service have made it a Palm Springs institution.
EL MIRASOL COCINA MEXICANA
Since opening in the spring of 1985, El Mirasol has built a reputation for consistently serving piping hot plates of artfully prepared Mexican regional cuisine and tangy flavorful margaritas in Palm Springs, California. Both El Mirasol locations feature a singular focus on wholesome fresh food.
RIO AZUL MEXICAN BAR & GRILL
Since Festive dining room offers house margaritas and Mexican standards such as enchiladas and quesadillas.
BLUE COYOTE GRILL
Since 1992, Blue Coyote has been serving big plates of addictive and diverse foods from Mexico and the Southwest and the best Margaritas in the Coachella Valley (Maybe the planet!) Way before it was trendy, Blue Coyote's expansive outdoor seating areas with lush greenery, tranquil water features and a view of downtown Palm Springs provided the perfect dining atmosphere. Our fun and dedicated staff will always make you feel part of the Blue Coyote Family!
For those who love to shop, Palm Springs has stores to fulfill every shopaholic’s dreams. Downtown Palm Springs shopping includes
EL PASEO IN PALM DESERT
Check out El Paseo in Palm Desert where you will find exquisite brand name shops, jewelry stores and some of the best eateries and drinking spots around. Some shops and galleries include Saks Fifth Avenue, Gucci, BB One, El Paseo Jewelers, Williams-Sonoma, and the J Willot Gallery.
CABAZON OUTLET SHOPPING
This discount outlet is located less than a 30-minute drive from the Andalusian Court. Purchase some of the top brands at 25% to 65% off. Some noteworthy stores include Adidas, Guess, Oakley, Tommy Bahama and more.
THE SHOPS AT THIRTEEN FORTY-FIVE
Experience A Collective of Luxurious Shops. All in an iconic E. Stewart Williams Designed Buildinge.
Local Events and Festivals
There is always something happening in Palm Springs and we want to make sure you know about the best events while you’re in town. Whether you want to attend Greater Palm Springs Pride or the famous Indian Wells International Tennis Tournament, we have something for you. Here are some of our top events in Palm Springs. Can't find something? Visit the Palm Springs Visitors Center for more information.
COACHELLA MUSIC FESTIVAL
Experience some of the best musical performances around at this yearly festival held in the Empire Polo Club in Indio, California. Enjoy food, music, DJ dance parties, festival-themed pool parties, and performances by greats such as Eminem and Beyonce throughout these festive weekends.
PALM SPRINGS INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL
This festival is one of the most respected film festivals in North America and it is entering its 29th year in 2018. Watch over 200 unique films from more than 60 different destinations around the world.
PALM SPRINGS MODERNISM WEEK
Modernism Week creates awareness and appreciation for design and midcentury architecture. This week of events encourages preservation, education, and sustainable living for this modern time.
GREATER PALM SPRINGS PRIDE
Palm Springs Pride is Southern California’s longest-running and most popular LGBT festival in the Coachella Valley. This year will host a diverse group of dancers, singers, musicians, activists and DJs - coming together to achieve solidarity and equality among the LGBT community.
BNP PARIBAS OPEN - TENNIS TOURNAMENT
The Indian Wells Masters, also known as BNP Paribas Open and the WTA Indian Wells Open, is an annual tennis tournament held in early and mid--March at the Indian Wells Tennis Garden in Indian Wells, California, United States.
Get ready to be entertained when you visit Palm Springs. From water parks and tramway adventures, to museums, zoos and more - whatever you are looking for, we have it in Palm Springs.
PALM SPRINGS ART MUSEUM
Those who have a passion for museums and art will love visiting the many exhibitions and events that are held throughout the year at the Palm Springs Art Museum. You can see performances at the Annenberg Theatre, attend workshops and classes, and see various works of Mesoamerican, Contemporary, and Native American art.
PALM SPRINGS CELEBRITY TOURS
Our award-winning tour guides take you on an experience you will never forget. Our famous Celebrity Tour takes you through the city of Palm Springs, once known as “Hollywood’s Playground.” Hop on our 36 Passenger Luxury Charter Bus and have a ball with our guides as you visit famous neighborhoods, legendary secret spots, and wondrous homes claimed by legendary stars like Frank Sinatra, Elizabeth Taylor, Sonny and Cher, Bob Hope, Marilyn Monroe, Elvis Presley, Liberace, Nat King Cole, Dinah Shore Estate, and dozens more.
38520 S Palm Canyon Dr, Palm Springs, CA 92264, USA
5 Miles from the Andalusian Court
500 W Mesquite Ave, Palm Springs, CA 92264, USA
1.6 Miles from the Andalusian Court
JOSHUA TREE NATIONAL PARK
74485 National Monument Drive, Twenty Nine Palms, CA 92277
50 miles from the Andalusian Court
INDIAN CANYONS GOLF RESORT
1100 E Murray Canyon Dr, Palm Springs, CA 92264
4.1 Miles from the Andalusian Court
PALM SPRINGS AERIAL TRAMWAY
Climb aboard the world’s largest rotating tram car and take a ten-minute journey over two-and-a-half miles across the magnificent Chino Canyon cliffs to Mount San Jacinto State Park. Once you arrive at Mountain Station, sitting at an elevation of 8,516 ft, you will have access to over 50 miles of hiking trails, observation decks, theatres, gift shops and more.
Tram Way, Palm Springs, CA 92252, USA
3.79 Miles from the Andalusian Court
OTHER OUTDOOR ADVENTURES
BIKE RENTALS PALM SPRINGS
195 S. Indian Canyon, Palm Springs, CA 92262
0.5 Miles from the Andalusian Court
2 Blocks from the Andalusian Court
SMOKE TREE STABLES
2500 S Toledo Ave, Palm Springs, CA 92264, USA
3.9 Miles from the Andalusian Court
THE LIVING DESERT ZOO & GARDENS
47900 Portola AVe, Palm Desert, CA 92260
16.4 Miles from the Andalusian Court
SUNNYLANDS CENTER & GARDENS
37977 Bob Hope Dr, Rancho Mirage, CA 92270, USA
8.66 Miles from the Andalusian Court
PALM SPRINGS HISTORICAL WALKING TOURS
Join us for an entertaining stroll through Palm Springs, enjoy walking tours full of history, fun stories, famous architecture and intrigue.
DESERT ADVENTURES - RED JEEP TOURS & METATE RANCH EVENTS
Since 1988, Desert Adventures has provided the most highly regarded outdoor adventures in the Greater Palm Springs area. As the original, largest and most respected outdoor adventure and eco-tour company in the California desert, Desert Adventures offers a vast array of tour and activity choices.
PALM SPRINGS WINDMILL TOURS
The Palm Springs Self-Driving Windmill Tour is an interactive, educational and fun tour for friends and family. The tour is curated by Randy Buckmaster, Tour Manager, which he will guide you along with a video and audio program and marked destinations throughout the first commercial wind farm in the United States. The tour takes you on a journey of 10 marked stops starting with a display yard of non-operating wind turbines of successes and failures, along with a stop to a real generating wind turbine where you can get up close and take pictures.
PEDEGO ELECTRIC BIKES PALM SPRINGS ELECTRIC BIKE RENTALS & TOURS
You can easily cover lots of ground, while still getting an up-close and personal look at the scenery and attractions. And naturally, the Pedegos themselves are fun and exciting to ride! (closed in the Summer).
AGUA CALIENTE CASINO PALM SPRINGS
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