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Spencer's Restaurant Review: You can always get a satisfying meal at this luxurious, eclectic eatery, located at the base of the mountains and offering breathtaking views. On some days, you may decide you're at the best place in the desert, but the demon of inconsistency ensures that other days you think maybe it's just good. The restaurant changes style as the day wears into evening, with the menu graduating from sophisticated comfort food to a mellifluous mix of classic and slightly more cutting edge. At lunch, try the gazpacho with Maine lobster, and when it's in season, any of the variations of soft shell crab. It's prepared pan-fried, lightly breaded or, best of all, simply grilled. Summer is also the perfect time to try one of Spencer's salads. The Cobb plays loose enough with tradition to allow for infinite substitutions, including Maine lobster. In fact, lobster is actually a menu staple in a wide range of dishes, whatever the time of day. Crispy oysters shouldn't be missed. Smart locals take advantage of the very pleasantly priced weekday prix-fixe lunches.