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Bern's Steak House

1208 S Howard Ave, Tampa, FL 33606-3197
+1 813-251-2421
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good15%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“steak” (1,899 reviews)
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5:00 PM - 11:00 PM Hours
French, American, Steakhouse, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
1208 S Howard Ave, Tampa, FL 33606-3197
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Reviewed today via mobile

We go to Bern’s every year for our anniversary, and it never disappoints. The steaks are wonderful, as is the other sides that come with the meat. The dessert room upstairs is fantastic, so intimate, and truly delicious.

Thank GertieM
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

On our second visit of the holiday to this restaurant we arrived at 9.20pm this evening to make a reservation for the desert room. We were told it would be a 90 minute wait. We ordered a drink in the bar and waited. All was...More

Thank Aismind
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Eating at Berns is a complete experience. The steaks, wine, dessert room & tours. Wow. We arrived and went to a smaller dinning room and had Gil as our server. He was knowledgeable and his expertise was helpful for our dinner choices. We ordered a...More

Thank Donna D
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Berns has been an iconic Tampa restaurant for a very long time. It is truly one of our city’s must visit locations. They earn this status everyday and we benefitted from this fact during our visit yesterday. The waiter was attentive, the food was prepared...More

Thank Rick L
Reviewed 2 days ago

There are several restaurants in the area charging much higher prices. None of them are an experience. Looking for high quality service, food, dessert room, wine, atmosphere, start with Bern's. The staff are ex[experienced before they hit the floor, many have been there over 20...More

Thank Bill Y
Reviewed 2 days ago

Go to the dessert room following dinner. Take the behind the scenes tour if you've never been. Be sure to make a reservation.

Thank Andi_DH
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I’m on a quest to find the best steak in every city I visit. When I first heard of Bern’s I couldn’t wait to try it. I called to make reservations for the two of us and was told we would have to wait 6...More

Thank Flroadwarrior1414
Eva R, Manager at Bern's Steak House, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Flroadwarrior1414 I am sorry to hear you were unimpressed with your Bern's experience, for we strive to exceed expectations in both service and cuisine. Thank you for your patience in reserving a weekend reservation (we do fill up quickly but try and accommodate as many...More

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Interesting that I recently wrote honest review on my visit but the mgmt made no comment. Yet someone else wrote favorable remarks only on dessert experience (to each his own). My remarks covered from the interior, our dining experience, and dessert yet other diner only...More

Thank dduerr2013
Eva R, Manager at Bern's Steak House, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

dduerr2013 I apologize you feel as though your commentary for Bern's was over-looked, however, you did note your remarks on the Harry Waugh Dessert Room page, which the Dessert Room Management attends to as a complete separate entity and is not monitored by the Steak...More

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

It has been many years since I have eaten at Bern’s. When visiting friends suggested we dine at the Tampa landmark I was all for it. We were not disappointed. All the grandeur is still there. And the meal - magnificent! Served by a waiter...More

Thank EnidBetty
Eva R, Manager at Bern's Steak House, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

EnidBetty Thank you for choosing to dine with us during your trip to Tampa. We are happy to hear you enjoyed your experience and that we are highly recommended by your friends; we hope you will return on your next visit!

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We had a work group of 8 that dined in the Rhone room recently and everyone raves over the meal. I had the Chateau Briand which was fabulous. You just can't beat the aged meat. The French onion soup, salad, and all the sides that...More

Thank wellsdp
Eva R, Manager at Bern's Steak House, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

wellsdp Thank you for taking the time to share your experience and for your kind words about our restaurant. We look forward to being able to serve you again soon. Cheers!