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Spencer's by the Sea

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Certificate of Excellence2017 - 2019 Winner
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Special occasions, Romantic, Scenic view, Large groups, Business meetings

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Spencers by the Sea offers Key West's best steaks and freshest seafood in a location unrivaled for its natural beauty. Located at The Reach, A Waldorf Astoria Resort, the dining room and terrace overlook Key West's only natural beach and breathtaking vistas. Enjoy a meal that is both refined and casual surrounded by stunning works in our dining room from renowned fine arts photographer Alan S. Maltz. Key West is epitomized by warmth, relaxation and hospitality. Spencers by the Sea captures all these elements.
PRICE RANGE
$20 - $50
Special Diets
Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
CUISINES
Seafood, Contemporary
FEATURES
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Validated Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Valet Parking, Table Service, Accepts Credit Cards, Waterfront
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All reviews steak petite filet short ribs crab cakes shrimp salad seafood fries key lime pie bread casa marina our waiter cooked to perfection great meal great restaurant outside seating great food and service
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Great location by the sea, with fine dining and great service. the menu is quite good, including excellent grouper.

Date of visit: January 2020
Thank Reachtraveler
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food and services were great. My date and I loved it. We ate there twice during our 3 day stay. Can't say enough about the food.

Date of visit: February 2020
Thank jerryfM6484LE
Reviewed July 31, 2019

Hotel is and restaurant going under renovation, but the staff and food is still awesome!!! Steaks are still great tasting and the staff goes all out to take care of you. Drinks at the bar are still good as well!!! Outside eating and views of...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank Jsokaarch
Reviewed July 6, 2019 via mobile

We had a great family dinner overlooking the water. The service, steaks and seafood were fantastic. The key lime pie was on point!

Date of visit: July 2019
1  Thank jefftE313NG
Reviewed July 2, 2019 via mobile

Sat outside with a beautiful view of the Atlantic. Our first 10 minutes were listening to screaming kids on the hammock next to our table. Our server who was excellent had a manager ask them to leave. Shrimp cocktail appetizer was kind of boring, the...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank avionicwiz
Reviewed June 24, 2019

Because the dining room is rather large, all tables don't have a great view of the water. However, every table has access to the excellent beefsteaks. I had the ribeye and she had the filet; both were perfectly prepared and accompanied by a dollop of...More

Date of visit: June 2019
1  Thank Gary H
Reviewed June 22, 2019 via mobile

My daughter and I went in around 9:30 pm after a day of sightseeing. We were warmly greeted and seated outside. It a was beautiful and relaxing setting. Our server Danny, was very pleasant and attentive, as was the young man who gave us our...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank Alina-VinnieTravel
Reviewed May 19, 2019

Went here for dinner based on recommendation of our Uber driver. It was a little dark at the table on the patio though and hard to see the menu without a cell phone flashlight but the ambiance was great. We were outside at night and...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank giguy2002
Reviewed May 10, 2019

Stayed in Key West a week. Ate at numerous restaurants on the island including our hotel, Casa Marina, their sister hotel. Meals at Spencer's were above and beyond!! Service was impeccable all around, especially Daniel whom we requested each time. Definitely a must visit even...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank livingthedteam19
Reviewed May 7, 2019

Walked to Spencers - a nice walk from casa marina where we stayed. The dinner beside the beach - overlooking the sea - very romantic. The waiter was very helpful and the food delectable. A little pricey but everything in Key West is. Loved the...More

Date of visit: May 2019
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APRoberts
July 23, 2016|
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Response from Kylene M | Property representative |
Hi APRoberts! Spencer's does still offer a breakfast buffet. In fact, we have expanded and enhanced the offerings quite a bit! While we do not have the omelet station you might remember, omelets are made to order in the... More
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