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“Home Made Everything”

Harry Waugh Dessert Room at Bern's Steak House
Ranked #1 of 69 Dessert in Tampa
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: USD 1 - USD 80
Cuisines: American, Steakhouse
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Good for: Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Dining options: After-hours, Reservations
Description: One of the most famous, and popular, aspects of Bern's Steak House is its dessert room. Here guests can enjoy a leisurely and intimate end to their dining experience choosing from nearly 50 dessert choices to more than 1,000 dessert wines and spirits. The Harry Waugh Dessert Room was built as a tribute to Mr. Harry Waugh, an internationally known and respected wine connoisseur, director of Chateau Latour and good friend to Bern Laxer. Waugh's books and personal diaries on wine tasting are well known throughout the world.
Reviewed 6 April 2018

The dessert room is a must after a delicious meal at Bern's. Home made ice cream, pastries and dessert cocktails. Wonderful Ports. The pianist plays and each little cubby room has it's own speaker and call button for service. The staff is very helpful and the food is delicious!

Date of visit: March 2018
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Felix M, General Manager at Harry Waugh Dessert Room at Bern's Steak House, responded to this reviewResponded 6 April 2018

Thank you DPutt111! We appreciate the great review and look forward to seeing you on your next visit.

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Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

The Dessert Room at Berns steakhouse is a must-not-miss attraction when visiting Tampa but be sure to make reservations. Each room in the desert room is a private room, for just you and your party, some of which are built into old wine casks. Each has a little speaker that allows the live piano music to flow through the room. You can choose from a handful of very well done desserts, or dip into their Tawny and port selection, with some going back to the 1800s. Truly a fantastic and unique gym in the heart of Tampa.

Date of visit: December 2017
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bpalm2424, Public Relations Manager at Harry Waugh Dessert Room at Bern's Steak House, responded to this reviewResponded 3 April 2018

Dear Scott C:
We are so glad you enjoyed your experience! Please come back soon!
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Brooke Palmer Kuhl
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Reviewed 31 March 2018

If you are fortunate enough to score a table upstairs for dessert (diners downstairs get dibs before people just coming for dessert), absolutely take the chance. The desserts are beyond belief, and anything with chocolate will be a pleasure. The booths all seem to be somewhat enclosed, and the atmosphere is somewhat reverently hushed as people savor their dessert choice. Seriously, it's that good.

Date of visit: February 2018
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bpalm2424, Public Relations Manager at Harry Waugh Dessert Room at Bern's Steak House, responded to this reviewResponded 5 April 2018

Dear DarrellCarol:
Wow! So kind! We are so glad that you enjoyed it!
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Brooke Palmer Kuhl
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Reviewed 29 March 2018

We had dessert here after a sumptuous dinner at Bern's Steakhouse. I was impressed by the little "booths" where you eat your dessert. It is very private, you can have a quiet conversation with your family, or you can "listen in" on the phone to great (LIVE) piano music.

The desserts are fantastic and very imaginative. We ordered classic Creme Brulee, Espresso Brownie, Sundae, and a cheesecake. They were all very fancy and delicious!

I was just a bit disappointed with the Cappuccino Bern, which was highly recommended by our waiter. Don't get me wrong - it is good - but the spirit was a tad bit strong for me. I actually didn't finish it because the intense taste of Kahlua was getting to me. My husband ordered the same drink, and he also felt it was a bit strong. I am sure that it is perfect for others, so please don't let this stop you from ordering it. That was just our personal preference.

All in all, a great dessert experience, and will surely come back again!

Date of visit: January 2018
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bpalm2424, Public Relations Manager at Harry Waugh Dessert Room at Bern's Steak House, responded to this reviewResponded 5 April 2018

Dear Housekeeper008:
Thank you for your feedback! We are so happy you enjoyed your evening!
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Brooke Palmer Kuhl
Director of PR

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Reviewed 6 March 2018

The Dessert Room at Bern's Steak House is a lot of fun with Kenny at the piano, and the desserts are amazing! Great wine and coffee choices, some desserts they even prepare at your table. If you dine at Bern's Steakhouse, don't skip dessert!!!!

Date of visit: September 2017
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bpalm2424, Public Relations Manager at Harry Waugh Dessert Room at Bern's Steak House, responded to this reviewResponded 7 March 2018

Dear Breezygarden49:
What a great review! So glad you enjoyed our piano player and allmthe delicious options! Come back soon!
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Brooke Palmer Kuhl
Director of PR

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