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Bern's Steak House

1208 South Howard Avenue, Tampa, FL 33606
(813) 251-2421
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Ranked #5 of 1,997 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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dreams huatulco
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 NEW

We went to Berns steak House in Florida after reading such great reviews and considered 1 of the top steak houses in the US. Are you kidding me? First I was shocked when the surf and turf was served. We have been to many great steak house and never saw such a terrible presentation. The lobster tail was on the... More 

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Oak Ridge, Tennessee, USA
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014 NEW credit card Amex Card Member Review

You will not be disappointed. Bern's has a price point for most folks. We had one of the best steaks that I've ever had. The wait staff was close to perfect. And the wine list is incredible. Many unique and very expensive wines, but plenty of reasonable priced selections too. And then there was the apple pie for dessert that... More 

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Darnestown, Maryland
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15 reviews 15 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014 NEW credit card Amex Card Member Review

Absolutely the best steak house I have been to in the WORLD and I have been to many! The service was outstanding. The atmosphere was stellar and the overall experience was just GREAT. Love, Love, Love this restaurant and the staff!! They are the best!

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Brandon, Florida
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56 reviews 56 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014 NEW

It is with a heavy heart that I write this review as my family and I have been going to Bern's for many years, this lat trip (Saturday December 13, 2014) will most likely be our last. My son and I attended a concert down town yesterday afternoon and decided to go have a nice dinner together, so I suggested... More 

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Boynton Beach, Florida
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17 reviews 17 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014 NEW

My sister and I went here for our birthday dinner Friday (12th) night. We made reservations for 5pm as we were driving from Orlando. For an appetizer I ordered the truffle lobster bisque and was blown away. It was the most decadent soup I've ever eaten. For dinner my sister ordered the filet mignon (medium) with collard greens and carrots,... More 

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Hudson, Canada
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35 reviews 35 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014 NEW

It's not fair to say that this is absolutely the best restaurant meal ever since there are so many different taste experiences to be had around the world. I will say that it is an experience. This place is evidently hugely popular so going without reservations is simply out of the question. Even with reservations you're likely to wait at... More 

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Orlando, Florida
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014 NEW

Went here on a anniversary few years back. The steak was excellent. Everything else was just okay. Service could be better. Guess when they include 12 percent tip on the check they really don't care about the service they provide. Didn't try the deserts upstairs. Don't think I would make a trip out of the way to eat here again.

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tampa, florida
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014 NEW

Last evening I took my office to Bern's for our Christmas party. I had arranged to be seated in a small, intimate side room. I informed the waiter that we would like a tour of the kitchen. He never arranged this. In the past this was a highlight for first time diners. When our food came, he never checked back... More 

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New York City, New York
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

Went there twice within a matter of weeks and the steaks were excellent the first time and good/very good second time around. I attribute the difference to the waiter that we had on the second occasion. We sat in what appeared to be the main dinning area which was more to my likeing - the smaller / narrow room seemed... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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111 reviews 111 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

This is a great place in a slightly run down area of town. The steak comes with soup and salad & greens which is pretty good. I had an 8oz filet which was great. It is not cheap but reasonable for the price.

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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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