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Spencer's Restaurant

701 W Baristo Rd, Palm Springs, CA 92262-6325
760-327-3446
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Ranked #9 of 254 restaurants in Palm Springs
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Price range: $11 - $49
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Fine Dining
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English first
Boise, Idaho
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014 NEW

There can't be many patios nicer than this one, shaded by old growth trees and spaciously styled with big comfy chairs and crisp table linens. My advice: wait as long as it takes for an outdoor table -- personally, I would not enjoy the dining room. We went for lunch on a Friday with no reservation and were fortunate to... More

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Los Angeles, California
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014 NEW

came here for my wifes birthday and had the best time, second time back in two months, simon was our server, nicest guy was on point! food delicious! area is incredible, nicest outside sitting i have seen in palm springs, also i wont ruin the surprise but if you go for a birthday or anniversary they do something really cool... More

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Ellington, Connecticut
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32 reviews 32 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014 NEW

My spouse and I were very, very satisfied with both the quality of food preparation and choices that we dined 4 times during the lunch hours while we were staying in Palm Springs. We would like to commend and thank two wonderful waitresses for always doing their jobs so graciously. Thank you, Lindsay and Amanda!!. We also want to pass... More

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Houston, Texas
Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

We had a wonderful time trying several items on the brunch menu. The eggs benedict lived up to my expectations where most places do not. The patio is so charming that I truly felt like I was on vacation. The french onion soup was also wonderful. If I lived in Palm Springs I would make Spencers my go to place... More

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Singapore, Singapore
Top Contributor
66 reviews 66 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
146 helpful votes 146 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

I booked a table here before traveling out to California from the east coast. The lady at our hotel, Andalusian Court, also recommended the restaurant. The restaurant is actually part of the club that dates back to the early glamour days of Palm Springs when the stars would come out and frequent the club. We were seated promptly in the... More

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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137 reviews 137 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

Excellent dining on the patio under trees sparking with lights. Magical is the only word to describe this wonderful evening with friends from San Diego to NYC. We had a perfect corner table next to one of several trees. Our server made the evening special by catering to our requests, happiness and excitement as we enjoyed another evening with friends... More

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Redlands, California
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18 reviews 18 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014

The atmosphere is excellent. Service outstanding. The food is all top quality and has a fair variety. I recommend reservations, they are always busy.

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Gordonsville, Virginia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

There is something special about eating outside at Spencer's with a group of friends. Spencer's is as great as ever. The food was perfect and our waiter did a very good job making us feel like a celebrity.

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Merto Ny
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90 reviews 90 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014

We tried to reserve seating for 6 on the lovely outside terrace a week before going. When we arrived we sat in a dismal area of the piano bar. NOT a way to spend a beautiful Sunday afternoon! The food was nothing special especially the Cobb Salad Ruben or Vegetable burger [really awful and bland]. French fries all arrived cold.... More

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Boulder, Colorado
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42 reviews 42 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014

Great breakfast in lovely outdoor patio setting. I got the waffle which was smothered in fresh berries. Wait staff was excellent! Wish I had gone back for lunch or dinner as well.

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