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Spencer's for Steaks and Chops

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2050 Gateway Pl, San Jose, CA 95110-1001 (Technology)
408-437-2170
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11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Sat - Sun 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations

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  • 25
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  • 30
    Very good
  • 14
    Average
  • 9
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Spontaneous Dinner for 2

We decided to delay our 2.5 hour drive home from SJC with cocktails and dinner at Spencer's. Both were on point and the service above average. We split the calamari appetizer - served with a light vinaigrette and unique garnishes, including feta cheese, briny Spanish olives, shaved radish... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 19, 2015
SVFarmGirl
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Spreckels, California
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Mesa, Arizona
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69 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

For a steak restaurant disappointed that they did not have prime rib available. But I settled for the rib eye, to be cooked medium rare. The flavor was good, but nothing that would make me crave to come back again, especially for the price.

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Tacoma, Washington
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

The interior of the restaurant is a bit dark and dated but the set up is formal and the service is excellent. The food selection is American and features several well prepared fresh items of the evening. The price is in the upper tier but a good value. This is a good place for an enjoyable meal in a quiet... More 

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Cary, NC
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180 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

I had a business dinner here. The food is excellent (we had filet steak, NY strip steak, and Chilean Sea Bass. They were all good. The steak was cooked to perfection. The salad wedge I had was OK. This was a pretty good environment for a business meal with appropriate amount of noise to have a conversation. The service was... More 

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Albany, Oregon
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50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

The start of the restaurant was the bartender I had first class service and a phenomenal meal. I had the salmon which was cooked perfect. It was an ideal lighter meal which is what I wanted. The wine menu was great. The restaurant can get very busy and when I checked into the hotel I was told a reservation was... More 

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Grover Beach, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Deeeelicious! My friend and I split the Filet & Lobster Prix Fixe. Oh my goodness. It was decadent and utterly delicious. The filet was perfectly cooked, the potatoes were creamy, everything was wonderful. Treat yourself!

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Phoenix, Arizona
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Not a meat-eater, but had great food at this restaurant. Staff very attentive too. Walked in without reservations and got served right away.

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Spreckels, California
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

We decided to delay our 2.5 hour drive home from SJC with cocktails and dinner at Spencer's. Both were on point and the service above average. We split the calamari appetizer - served with a light vinaigrette and unique garnishes, including feta cheese, briny Spanish olives, shaved radish, cucumber, red onion and radish sprouts. The Caesar salad was just average.... More 

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Sedona, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

Our server was Tommy. He was marvelous. Gracious, attentive, and made our evening special. We were there on A Friday so we were able to take advantage of the dinner special, a fixed menu of Salad, Filet, Lobster tail, and Crème Brûlée. The food could not have been more perfectly prepared, nor more graciously served. It was definitely one of... More 

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Perth and Kinross, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

Very good place to eat in the area of San Jose/Santa Clara. We shared the Calamari starter and I had the Ribeye which was excellent. The sides wee also very good, particularly the creamed spinach and the brussels sprouts. We were a party if eight and it went off very well. Would definitely put it on my list when I... More 

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London
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117 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

A really good restaurant housed in an otherwise mediocre Doubletree Hotel. I only had a main course but the filet with bacon and blue cheese was excellent. Very prompt and efficient service, good cocktails. Well worth a visit

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2050 Gateway Pl, San Jose, CA 95110-1001
    (Technology)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Jose
  • Phone Number: 408-437-2170

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 31 - 40
  • Cuisine: Steakhouse

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?