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Spencer's for Steaks and Chops

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2050 Gateway Pl, San Jose, CA 95110-1001 (Technology)
+1 408-437-2170
Today
17:00 - 22:00
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Mon - Sat 17:00 - 22:00
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Had to fly out here from the East Coast for a once day conference. Met my client and former business colleague for dinner. Easy to get reservation, it was a Monday night at 8 PM. Service was good, I wasn't drinking so I didn't look at the wine list. I had the Kanas City Bone In... at $50+ I found... More 

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Thank I-Let-You-Know
Oakton, Virginia
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202 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Took customers to dinner while staying at the Doubletree San Jose. The service was very slow from the start as it looked like that only had 3 waiters for the place. We had Tommy, who was ok when he was paying attention to us. But he would constantly pass our table with stopping. We had to ask him several times... More 

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Thank Howard R
San Jose, California
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45 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have been going to Spencer's for over 5 years now because they have a great steak for the price. Service has really gone down hill to the point where I won't go there for lunch anymore.

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Thank Doug M
Fort Pierce, Florida
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260 reviews
188 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

It's been a while since I've been to Spencer's, so I chose it for a business dinner based upon how good it was in the past. It's great to know that the quality of the food and service has remained high! Spencer's is know for their steaks, and you can't go wrong with any of them. This time I selected... More 

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Straffan, Ireland
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63 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

Dined twice. Would rate between average and very good. Good friendly staff and nice ambiance in bar. main restaurant is a little out of date. Good starters and reasonably priced steak. Rib eye and rib eye on bone good flavour. Very good wine by the glass selection. Would recommend for dinner at bar. Main restaurant area only ok.

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Thank John F
Corona, California
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364 reviews
249 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

I arrived too late for a full dinner but decided on light fare and a nice glass of Red. The bartender was very attentive. Large selection but the glasses are over priced. You can choose a 5 or 8 oz. pour. I ordered the butternut squash soup. I also ordered the mission fig salad. The kitchen had to have been... More 

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Thank Bonnie C
Granbury, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

We had a wonderful meal. The steaks are awesome!! Better than any other steaks we have had. The bone filet was excellent. We started with the scallops and then ordered the shoestring fries, mushrooms and squash as sides for our steaks. To end our meal we shared the creme brûlée. Tommy was our waiter and he was excellent. I would... More 

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Thank Donna C
Colorado Springs, Colorado
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130 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2016 via mobile

Stayed at the doubletree and went to dinner at Spencer's for dinner. I had the beet salad, Sumac crusted salmon and pisco sour beverage. The drink was really good. The bartender went to the kitchen to get fresh eggs for the foam and the drink had the perfect balance of sweet/sour. The beet salad fell short in my eyes. As... More 

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Thank Lucy L
California
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219 reviews
173 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2016

One of the finest lobster rolls I've ever enjoyed. The aioli with the perfect hint of lemon was amazing. They also offered a diverse and eclectic variety of beers and wines that is certain to lure me back. Excellent and efficient service, just a perfect lunch.

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Kirchheim bei Munich, Germany
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95 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2016 via mobile

There is nothing better than great food and service combined to create a wonderful experience. Had both lunch and dinner at Spencer's: I confirm this was a great experience. Smile and good service (including sampling wines served by the glass before placing the order) makes this place a serious contender for top ranking in my list. Try the seared Ahi... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$31 - US$40
Cuisine
American, Steakhouse
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Private Dining, Validated Parking, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Monday
17:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 22:00
Thursday
17:00 - 22:00
Friday
17:00 - 22:00
Saturday
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2050 Gateway Pl, San Jose, CA 95110-1001
    (Technology)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Jose
  • Phone Number: +1 408-437-2170

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?