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Bern's Steak House

#7 of 1,885 Restaurants in Tampa
Certificate of Excellence
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1208 S Howard Ave, Tampa, FL 33606-3197
+1 813-251-2421
17:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 17:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 23:00
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3 reviews
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Booked 2 months in advance for a party of 7. Did not want the room with the plastic back lit picture per my original request. Guess where we sat, could not change table. Caviar excellent. Steak good not great. Just seems the last time service was fair to poor and tonight no better. The pork chop inetable just terrible. Ordered... More 

Thank Deborah G
Satun, Thailand
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We visited this place at least twice while visiting FL! Good service, good food and wine! We enjoyed the tour as well! Want to go again and again!

Thank NUBEE_2017
Brighton, Michigan
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58 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This place is been a favorite for decades old school all the way stick to your guns and just serve a great steak at a fair price with great service and a wonderful looking place congratulations burns on a lot of great years cuff in the restaurant business today with all the major steak houses this is still on the... More 

Thank lakehouse-76
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I'll start by telling you is not cheap, but if you enjoy a classy experience while dining this is the place. Bern's was impressive and don't be intimidated by the outside of the building. Once you enter the restaurant is like you have been transported somewhere else as the place is super elegant. The food is number one and you... More 

Thank Alexander C
Philly suburbs
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58 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Four of us went to Bern's on a Wednesday night and were promptly seated for our reservation. The French onion soup and the salad for starters were very good. Then it was all down hill . We ordered two Delmonico steaks. one was ordered to be medium rare and one was to be medium. The waitress put in the order... More 

1 Thank Mindalah
Tampa, Florida
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25 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The service is amazing. The food was outstanding. The experience was like nothing I have ever seen. A tour of the kitchen and the wine cellar..No words other than spectacular! The dessert room is a must..!

Thank Lorelie Z
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210 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I have dined at Bern's many times, and have even written a review previously. The experience is usually flawless. However, this visit lacked in several areas I would not expect from one of the nations premier steakhouses. My wife and I brought some friends that had previously never gone to this Tampa legend. To start, I felt that the service... More 

Thank gscar35
Weeki Wachee, USA
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29 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Critics have said that this is one of the best steak houses in the country. This was not my experience. They do have the most exclusive wine cellar that I have ever seen and that desert room is excellent .

Thank 16jimmyf
Palm Harbor, Florida
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I had high hopes for Bern's after hearing such great things. Overall, the service was great, the atmosphere was average and the food was average especially considering the price. I've had much better food at Eddie V's and Ocean Prime. Honestly, I've had better steak at Texas Roadhouse. From the outside, Bern's looks like a warehouse. Inside, it has an... More 

Thank Gary L
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Everything about Bern's is amazing. Food, wine and staff all top notch. You have to go up the the dessert bar after dinner. And make sure you tour the wine cellar. Ask for Drew.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Steakhouse, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1208 S Howard Ave, Tampa, FL 33606-3197
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Tampa
  • Phone Number: +1 813-251-2421