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Spencer's Restaurant

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701 W Baristo Rd, Palm Springs, CA 92262-6325
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Went for brunch a few times and have been pleasantly surprised at the quality of food, taste and hosts/hostesses. A little out of my price range for frequently visiting but I'll do brunch and lunch when I can.

Thank Tamara F
Indio, California
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I have had lunch there twice: with a friend and business. I think the "bloom is off the rose". It's a funky old Palm Springs environment with jammed tables on the nicely shaded patio. My salad was over-dressed even though I requested "very light". The food preparation was dutiful, but not to a "foodie" level. Maybe dinner is better.

Thank TravelPrinces7
Palm Springs, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This restaurant was one of Palm Springs Brightest, but since loosing Eric W. they have not replaced the chef and the menu has become: just alright.

Thank Le M
New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The food is great - breakfast lunch or dinner Sitting outside even in the summer under the trees is a pleasure Day or night a wonderful experience

Thank snnop
Edmonton, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We had heard great things about this restaurant from the locals in the area and sure glad we went. Sit out side if possible so you can watch the tennis courts. Breakfast was great, nice size portions and great fresh pressed coffee.

Thank bbaldock
Palm Springs, California
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21 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Went for my anniversary on Friday and everything was excellent. We've sat on the patio a couple of times before, which would be my first recommendation, but since the weather was a little warm we sat inside this time. Everything was excellent, the 3 onion soup, the spicy tuna roll (with a twist), the bone-in ribeye and the filet. Sides... More 

Thank John S
Healdsburg, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The garden setting, even on a hot August night, was perfect: peaceful with misting and views of the tennis club and pool. The food was beautifully plated, the wait service attentive and all in all, an excellent choice. I had the halibut which was ample, served with vegetables and tasted fresh.

Thank annee05
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a gem, the best of the desert! We go here every year for my birthday- they treat you like royalty. The food is always incredible! The location and inside ambiance is perfection! The drinks are great, the service is so attentive you always leave feeling so special and taken care of. The prices for what you get and... More 

Thank Amie O
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonderful atmosphere, service is always wonderful and the food is special and great. They do have patio and indoor seating. During season Oct-July patio is the way to go.

Thank Carroll Q
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The manager was so welcoming. The hostess picked a beautiful spot. The lamb and salmon were to die for! Great job chef everything was outstanding!! The Waitress was great until our meal was served and she vanished. We tried to get our check but waved down a gentleman. Once we had our check she was prompt though. I dunno we... More 

Thank Jason K

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$11 - $49
American, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Large groups, Romantic
Open Hours
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
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

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