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Bern's Steak House

#7 of 1,844 Restaurants in Tampa
Certificate of Excellence
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1208 South Howard Avenue, Tampa, FL 33606
+1 813-251-2421
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17:00 - 23:00
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 17:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 23:00
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61 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Food was amazing!! Loved the atmosphere and the history of Berns. You get a tour and history of their family experience. Wine cellar is a must see. Dessert room was fantastic!!

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Thank Melanie L
Summerfield, North Carolina
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366 reviews
203 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 134 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We were here on a Thursday night for dinner. We made a dinner reservation for 6:30 about a month and a half before. Arrived on time. Valet parking only. Seated promptly in the Burgundy Room. Our waiter was polite and knowledgeable. My family of four shared the Chateaubriand 30 oz. It was cut into individual pieces table side. Our salad,... More 

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Thank abycats
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32 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

There are plenty of other steak places that do as good or better a job without the arrogance and condescending attitude.

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Thank Prema S
toronto
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Over the years have eaten here quite a few times. Went tonight with some neighbours who hadn't eaten there before. They loved the experience and the food. I would recommend absolutely!!

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Thank torontoduncan
Nalcrest, Florida
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259 reviews
164 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

we had heard of Bern's & decided to see if it's all that we'd heard. from the outside, it's unremarkable. inside is very old school & dark. a huge staff & they are all great. for these old eyes, more light would have been good. the French onion soup was right on. we loved the salad & the house made... More 

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Thank kathryn h
Land O Lakes, Florida
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The food, service and embiance are second to none. We have been frequenting Berns for years; it has always been at the the top of of the list for our preferred dining experience and one we always reccomend to others. We just visited with friends and relatives on 11/26/2016 and we were all in awe of another great dining and... More 

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Thank zeuszena
Tampa, Fl.
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Been here 5 or 6 times over the past 10 years. Quality has never changed. Absolutely great from top to bottom. They have a caviar menu. A wine cellar boasting tens of thousands of wines. They even grow their own veggies. Getting harder and harder to get quick reservation. Word has spread over the years.

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Thank ejm595
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24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the best restaurant in Tampa by far. At.mosphere, service and food is over the top. Don't miss the desert room and wine cellar tour

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Thank Bob K
Atlanta, Georgia
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24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

5 stars all the way. Nothing beats their service and extensive steak and wine menu. Everything is top notch. A must try for any steak lover

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Thank steve k
Boca Raton
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109 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Without a doubt one of my favorite places ever. This was my 5th visit in 15 years and it never gets old. The food is great, the prices although a little expensive, are very good value! All dinners come with everything. The wine list is the best in the world - really. After dinner tour the kitchen with incredible wine... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Steakhouse, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 22:00
Monday
17:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 22:00
Thursday
17:00 - 22:00
Friday
17:00 - 23:00
Saturday
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1208 South Howard Avenue, Tampa, FL 33606
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Tampa
  • Phone Number: +1 813-251-2421