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Bern's Steak House

#7 of 1,882 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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Tampa, Florida
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Could not have been any happier with the evening. Heard good things about Bern's but just never made it. Finally our son wanted to go for his graduation. What an experience! Amazing food, slow paced attentive service and the tours! Wow!! Leave room for the dessert room. Just another well worth it experience at Bern's.

Thank uk2017
Las Vegas, Nevada
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314 reviews
222 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We capped off a night with friends at the Dessert Room. OMG! The dessert menu reads like a novel. Dessert confections are outstanding. I had the Strawberry Key Lime Tart. Really good! Followed that up with a Fonseca 20-year Tawny port. Spot on! Go here. You will not be disappointed.

Thank Jim O
Alexandria, Virginia
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Great dinner setting for serious business Dinner or proposal to potential spouse! Service at this dining spot is the best I have ever experienced! We enjoyed a three hour, four corse meal with perfect highest end steak products! Wait staff, chef staff, hostesses - ALL impeccably dressed and capable! If you haven't done Bern's Steak House, you just must! FABULOUS!!!... More 

Thank uassignit
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Bern's is without a doubt the best steakhouse on the continent. My family visits each time we are in Tampa. Charming and sultry atmosphere...coupled with world renowned food and service; don't miss the tour of the "back of the house" -- and the visit to the dessert room is AWESOME!

Thank aroadie
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I first visited Bern's 41 year ago. It was excellent then, and still excellent. I had the filet & lobster. Both were perfect. They still grow their own vegetables. Salad was great. French onion soup still hits the spot. Visited the wine cellar and kitchen. Quite the operation! The dessert bar is still a highlight of the experience.

Thank Harry N
New York
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Best Steak House Ever! I live in New York and we have access to any steakhouse you can imagine and there is never going to be one that can ever compare to BERN'S!!!! Go! You will not be disappointed and the bathrooms or something you will not find in New York! Sincerely, Valerie A. Levin

Thank PeteZ2112
Miami, Florida
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38 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a very old-school, classic steakhouse with lots of fun extras such as an unbelievable wine list with extremely fair prices for old, well aged wine and a very enjoyable dessert room. If you have never been there before, ask for a tour of the kitchen and wine cellar as it is a fun experience. The restaurant clearly takes... More 

Thank Suzanne T
Edmonton, Canada
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

What an experience!!!! We were able to have wines that you just simply cannot find anywhere else!!! Steaks were phenomenal and each cooked perfectly!! We had a 7 person party and everyone walked away simply amazed at this restaurant. We took the tour of the restaurant and wine cellar after dinner, the number of staff all working in perfect unison... More 

Thank 821leighn
Honolulu, Hawaii
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

You get can get just about any cut in any size you like but the wine choices are over the top. Unless you really know your stuff it probably pays to listen to the staff. They are impeccably trained and they know so much about the wine I was tempted to ask what the pickers were wearing when these grapes... More 

Thank hunderclap
Fort Myers, Florida
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262 reviews
173 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 213 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

My review says it all. Went on a recent Saturday night with another couple. I have been to Bern's five or six times before and enjoyed it every time. This time I really enjoyed nothing aside from the french onion soup. We had a 9:30 reservation and the hostess who greeted us couldn't have been more disinterested. I ordered a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Steakhouse, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, 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