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Bern's Steak House

1208 South Howard Avenue, Tampa, FL 33606
(813) 251-2421
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Ranked #6 of 1,968 Restaurants in Tampa
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Sun - Thu 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Steakhouse
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
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West Palm Beach, Florida
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 NEW

I think this may have been the best experience we've had here. My boyfriend and i come here every year for my birthday or our anniversary. The chateaubriand is to die for! My boyfriend got the delmonico and it was huge! Our waiter Karl was so nice and so knowledgable about everything on the menu! He was by far the... More

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Middletown, Connecticut
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17 reviews 17 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014 NEW

My girlfriend and I just returned from a trip to the Tampa area. While down there we wanted to try a meal at a great steak house and found Bern's through TripAdvisor. The two of us were joined by my parents. I'll start out with the service. We had reservations for 7:30 and arrived a few minutes early. We were... More

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Tampa, Florida
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10 reviews 10 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014 NEW

I took my wife here for her birthday and the dining experience was as I expected (for the most part). To the point: • No birthday acknowledgment. - That’s OK. • Service was average. - Not bad but not outstanding either, although the waiter gave us the best advice for this place (as first timers), stick with the house courses... More

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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32 reviews 32 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014 NEW

My husband and I seek out food like what is served at Bern's. We started with a few drinks at the bar and the French 75 was perfect. Once seated, the wine was incredible along with the cheese and main course. The french onion soup might be the best I've ever tasted. You must go on a tour of the... More

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Tampa, Florida
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222 reviews 222 reviews
155 restaurant reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014 NEW

My wife and I were taken to dinner here by my boss. We only recently moved to Tampa and had heard a lot about the place. I grew up in Kansas City with steaks and have lived all over the US, so I was anxious to see what a steakhouse in Tampa was like as this came highly recommended. Very... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014 NEW

Best in atmosphere, service, quality of food & choices. From wine selection, to size /cut of steak, to beyond fabulous desserts, this is exceptional dining.

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Florida
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106 reviews 106 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014 NEW

This was our 2nd visit. Admittedly, on our 1st we gave it 3 stars for the dessert and venue more than the service and food. It's a must visit for Tampa, otherwise it is somewhat Disneyesque. The entrees of filet mignon and veal are properly prepared but dropped on a plate swimming with onion rings (how old?) and carrots, veg... More

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Tampa, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014 NEW

While the food is excellent, its really the whole experience that makes Bern's worth the trip. I've been to Bern's numerous times and the uniqueness of it is what makes it special. From the inclusion of all starters to the excellent wine cellar to the tour and last but not least the dessert room, you can make a night of... More

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Tampa, Florida
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56 reviews 56 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014 NEW

Bern's is a truly unique experience - great steaks (we had Filet Mignon), excellent service, and a one-of-a-kind atmosphere. This restaurant is always busy, so it can be a little noisy, but it is still a fun treat for a special occasion. The prices may seem high, but not when you consider what you get for your money. Read the... More

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Rio de Janeiro
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97 reviews 97 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014 NEW

We went there because the place was recommended and was a Wine Spectator must. The Wine List is "something". You find all types and vintages you can imagine. A pity they do not offer Greek Wines. But best of all, the prices are very reasonable what is not usual in restaurants with great wine lists. The main dishes are offered... More

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Additional Information about Bern's Steak House

Address: 1208 South Howard Avenue, Tampa, FL 33606
Phone Number: (813) 251-2421
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Tampa
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisine: Steakhouse

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