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Spencer's Restaurant

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701 W Baristo Rd, Palm Springs, CA 92262-6325
760-327-3446
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8:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Good for:
Fine Dining
Romance
Doing business
Special occasions
Entertaining clients

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Visitor rating
  • 450
    Excellent
  • 183
    Very good
  • 70
    Average
  • 31
    Poor
  • 11
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Excellent Service, Excellent Food

We were a party of 6 and had a wonderful birthday lunch at this lovely restuarant. Each of us had a great meal with good wine and wonderful 24 Carrott Cake and Molton Cake for dessert. Everything was excellent even if it was a cloudy day.

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 3, 2015
murphymj
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White Rock, B.C.
Good for:
  • Fine Dining
  • Romance
  • Doing business
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Delivery
  • Late Night
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745 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
White Rock, B.C.
Senior Contributor
47 reviews 47 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015 NEW

We were a party of 6 and had a wonderful birthday lunch at this lovely restuarant. Each of us had a great meal with good wine and wonderful 24 Carrott Cake and Molton Cake for dessert. Everything was excellent even if it was a cloudy day.

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richland, wa
Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015 NEW

Spencer's is located on the property of the classic Palm Springs Tennis Club, right off Palm Canyon Drive. It has lovely grounds and a wonderful atmosphere. The food and service are among the best in Palm Springs. It has a quiet feel and you certainly can carry on a conversation peacefully. I recommend it highly.

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Kamloops
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015 NEW

We ate breakfast here 3 x once we discovered it. Beautiful outdoor setting, protected and provided with heaters when needed. Excellent service. Try Eggs bennie and spinach or huevos Rancheros. Everything on the menu was tasty. We also ate dinner here one night. Pricier than other places, but superb service and really good food.

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Roseville, California
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21 reviews 21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015 NEW

On vacation we saw a very nice ad in the local paper for Spencer's that mentioned all of their gluten free options. We went there at 4:55 on a Sunday and the tables inside were already booked so we sat in their beautiful outdoor plaza. The plaza was covered with trees and they had patio heaters. Outside it was pouring... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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19 reviews 19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

We just went for lunch and it was quite crowded with well-dressed folks. Casual food was very good. Atmosphere was cheerful, staff was friendly. Alas, no one to watch playing tennis on the surrounding courts. We cannot rate for dinner or weekend brunch.

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Charlotte
Top Contributor
78 reviews 78 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

The setting is beautiful and it's so nice to be able to dine outside in the lovely weather. The service was pleasant although not consistent. Our appetizers were brought out as we were still enjoying our drinks and within 5 minutes after finishing those our entrees were brought out! Then it took a long, long time to get the servers'... More 

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Provo, Utah
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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

Went to dinner tonite with high hopes for a great meal. Was disappointed. The calamari was a great appetizer and the wedge salad was good. The sea bass was good but needed more sauce and/ or seasoning. The green beans and gratin potatoes were average. The whitefish was tasty with spinach as a side dish. The Norwegian salmon was the... More 

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Surrey, Canada
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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

Spencer's is iconic, the food is awesome, the staff are awesomer, the patio seating is awesomest. One of the must go-to places in the valley. Never disappointed.

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Palm Springs, California
Top Contributor
67 reviews 67 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

We went for lunch at noon, taking our chances on a Tuesday with no reservations. We were give a few table options from the friendly hostess and were seated immediately in the enclosed patio. The place was busy and a bit noisy so it was difficult to hear our soft spoken server. There is an outside patio as well and... More 

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Hermosa Beach, California
Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

Ambiance, service, quality of food and drinks: all first class. Reservations can be made via OpenTable, friendly hostess takes you to a table under a magnificent tree in an "inside/outside" environment. A 3-course menu with plenty of choices is offered (besides a regular menu), variety of soups/appetizers, 6-7 main courses and "to die for deserts" (try ice cream with cookie).... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 701 W Baristo Rd, Palm Springs, CA 92262-6325
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  California Desert  >  Greater Palm Springs  >  Palm Springs
  • Phone Number: 760-327-3446

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 11 - 49
  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Fine Dining
  • Good for: Romance, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?