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Bern's Steak House

#6 of 1,998 Restaurants in Tampa
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1208 South Howard Avenue, Tampa, FL 33606
(813) 251-2421
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5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Full Bar, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Valet Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Unsurpassed Single Malt list and wine selection...ooh BTY the steaks are good too!

This is my second visit to Bern's in say ooh two years, which is listed, I belive, as one of the top ten steak houses in the USA. The selection of steaks with regards to cut and size is unbelievable. I had a 1" thick 12 oz. Delmonico. While it was certainly good I belive Cattleman's in OKC or... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
Mgdan
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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52 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is my second visit to Bern's in say ooh two years, which is listed, I belive, as one of the top ten steak houses in the USA. The selection of steaks with regards to cut and size is unbelievable. I had a 1" thick 12 oz. Delmonico. While it was certainly good I belive Cattleman's in OKC or the... More 

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Thank Mgdan
Tampa, Florida
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My wife, myself and a friend ate here last night. We were all terribly disappointed. Entrees include French onion soup, salad, onion rings and baked potato. The onion soup was a big glob of melted cheese, almost as thick as the amount of soup underneath, and soaked up with toast on the bottom. All 3 salads looked exactly the same,... More 

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Thank William P
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Burns is simply a classic steak house restaurant. Phenomenal wine list. Basic, good quality steaks and traditional service. When in Tampa and want a steak you'll be more than pleased. Need a reservation or take a chance to sit at the bar for dinner.

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Thank Hunter H
Cleveland, Ohio
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Ate an excellent Delmonico. All in our group reported their meals were great. Excellent service, attentive not intrusive. Mixup involving size of group in the reservation resulted in a 45 minute wait for a table. Could have been handled in a friendlier manner. Area to wait was crowded without enough chairs to comfortably have a drink/appetizer while we waited.

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Thank Nancy S
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We went to celebrate our engagement and were blown away. Trebor was fantastic and his suggestions were spot on. We went upstairs to the dessert room and the piano player played all of our sappy love songs! A true celebration to jump start our engagement. We will be back!

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Belleair Shores, Fl
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72 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Bern's is my favorite restaurant in Tampa and an experience you must do! This is not your typical dinner restaurant where you can be in and out in an hour. It's a 3-4 hour experience and you want to make sure you allocate the time. Make sure you do the kitchen and wine tour as it is amazing (we do... More 

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1 Thank MAChivers
Tampa, Florida, United States
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6 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

it is hard to get a reservation but worth it. when you walk in the decor is from the 60's but when you sit down the real experience starts. The service is fantastic, the food outstanding. People think it is expensive when you look at the prices but you need to realize that everything is included, it is a very... More 

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Thank Andrew C
Prague, Czech Republic
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Ate the best piece of meat at Bern's. Don't know what to say, except, make the reservation, and treat yourself with something you don't see or get every day. Personal is more than professional, they showed us a kitchen, wine cellar, told us all about the food we had.... Just brilliant!!!! I'll be back....

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Thank Igor K
Miami
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99 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This place is famous and it is called one of the best Steak Houses of the country for some reason. It is so because of the service. Everyone that works around you is experienced and knows how to please besides knowing the menue to perfection. This place is very expensive so be ready to pay big bucks. My steak the... More 

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Thank RayMiami
Tampa, Florida
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24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The decor at Bern's is very old style and that just fits in with the sophistication of the restaurant. You will pay a good price for the food but the sides are included with the entree. The wine selection is like no other in the area or maybe within the state. If you have the fortune to get Drew as... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1208 South Howard Avenue, Tampa, FL 33606
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Tampa
  • Phone Number: (813) 251-2421

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Steakhouse

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Large groups, Special occasions, Romantic, Business meetings
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