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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: Dinner, Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, Late Night, Delivery, Reservations

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  • 540
    Excellent
  • 216
    Very good
  • 86
    Average
  • 35
    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
My favorite restaurant for breakfast and dinner

I've been here at least 6 times over 2 years and every meal has been delicious and memorable. They may be a $1 or 2 more than other breakfast places, but their food is 200% better. Everything is cooked to perfection. And their creme brulee is amazing -- smooth, sweet but not overly sweet, topped... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 28, 2015
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Gambier, Ohio, USA
Good for:
  • Special occasions
  • Romantic
  • Doing business
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Gambier, Ohio, USA
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22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

I've been here at least 6 times over 2 years and every meal has been delicious and memorable. They may be a $1 or 2 more than other breakfast places, but their food is 200% better. Everything is cooked to perfection. And their creme brulee is amazing -- smooth, sweet but not overly sweet, topped with fresh berries. I can't... More 

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Stockholm, Sweden
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23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

We were looking forward to visit "Le Vallauris" restaurant but it was closed. This turned out to be to our luck as we then discovered Spencer's. The food, service and atmosphere were so good that we returned again the day after for another dinner. The food was very tasty; harmonizing flavors and generous servings. A recommendation is to start with... More 

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

We visited Spencer's for our 30 anniversary and it did not disappoint. From start to finish this place is perfect. The staff is friendly and attentive, the food was amazing from the appetizers (shrimp cocktail), salads, sea bass and new york steak entrees to the desserts (creme brûlée and chocolate lava cake). We felt welcomed, never rushed and never overlooked.... More 

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Palm Springs, California
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62 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

Every time I go to Spencer's I leave wishing the food were just a little better. They try, but the execution always seems to miss. The halibut was a little overcooked, the pie was tasteless, the presentation sloppy. On the other hand, it's a great looking place, a good place to people watch and the service is generally friendly and... More 

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Claremont, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

We like visiting Palm Springs for short stays, and we are fortunate enough to know the area quite well. However, of all the places we have eaten, none match Spencer's. The setting, atmosphere, service, and food quality was absolutely fantastic. We especially recommend the tropical fruit sorbet. One problem--flowers like to drop on the tables and, as soon as the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

The food at Soencers was absolutely delicious! The bread at the beginning followed by the delicious appetisers and entrees. Because the food was so good I gave it an excellent rating. However the service seemed rushed and we were given our bill before we asked for it and we were still finishing our dessert! I guess it depends on the... More 

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Palm Springs, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

We were a group of 7 and even though a reservation had been made, we had to wait for the table to be set up. The food was good (bagels and lox for most and two frittatas, the carrot cake dessert was dry and tasteless. The service was not good. Those of us who ordered the cake were never given... More 

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Buenos Aires Argentina
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20 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

The place is beautiful....the food is excellent, the music, the attention, very comfortable and quiet....the prizes are reasonables....we had a very good experience

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Taipei
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12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

Thru a chat with a golf shop manager, we found us this nice place for lunch! To visit Palm Spring is not in my plan but just a last minute trip. When we arrived, I haven't had any idea where we should have lunch. The golf shop manager at Indian Canyon Golf Resort suggested us to check out Spencer's as... More 

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San Diego, California
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124 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

This is a great place to send the Palm Springs wave. The ambiance and decor were so classy and the live piano music was lovely. Most of the dishes we ordered were well prepared and presented. The wine list was extensive and the menu had attractive choices. However, there were a couple of small details that prevent me from giving... 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  >  Palm Springs
  • Phone Number: 760-327-3446

Price and Cuisine

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

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Fine Dining
  • Good for: Special occasions, Romantic, Doing business
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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