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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 1,989 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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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014 NEW via mobile

our family enjoyed a delicious meal, in a beautiful old restaurant with exceptional service! Loved the salad and homemade salad dressing; French onion soup was tasty; steaks and chicken were superb! Loved the tour of the kitchen and wine cellar (actually, that wine cellar was amazing!) after dinner. The dessert room was a special extra! Loved the little private rooms,... More

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Milton, Massachusetts
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014 NEW

This was my 4th trip to Bern's and I've never been disappointed, The steaks are the best I've ever had anywhere. The service is impeccable. I had a filet that was cooked to perfection. All the vegetables were garden fresh. The baked potato is a meal in itself. Then. a trip upstairs to the Waugh dessert room. It's hard to... More

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Orlando, Florida
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43 reviews 43 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014 NEW

This was our first visit to Bern's. Their menu online was impressive and their reputation alluring. Iron chef Alex Guarnaschelli, my favorite celebrity chef had supposed mentioned their strip steak on The Best Thing I Ever Ate show. The restaurant curb appeal leaves much to be desired and the waiting area reminded me of a cross between the elevator part... More

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CT
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23 reviews 23 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014 NEW

On a boys golf trip to Tampa, we made a journey to Berns. I am a steak house lover and was very excited to go even though it was almost an hour trip from the resort we were staying at. My first impression was not good. I felt that I had walked into a old time cheap bordello. A large... More

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Caracas, Distrito Federal, Venezuela
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25 reviews 25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014 NEW

Bern's steak house offers one of the best steaks you can have in the US. Also you must try the truffle Mac&Cheese. The wine list is unbelievable by any standard, with many choices for any taste. This restaurant is one of the best in the Clearwater/Tampa area. After dinner you must do the tour of the cellar... amazing!

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virginia
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40 reviews 40 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014 NEW

Have been to this restaurant several times on our visits ti FLA. This unique restaurant is a real experience. Great food, wonderful service, a dessert experience like no other and a tour of kitchen and wine cellar that's very enjoyable. The lounge and carpet in areas needed to be updated and refreshed. Please keep this Tampa treasure top notch.

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Albany, New York, United States
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014 NEW

From the minute you walk in the door you know you're in for a treat. Hands down best steak ever. Pricey but worth every penny.

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Bradenton, Florida
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40 reviews 40 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014 NEW

Some places live up to their reputation! This place is fabulous. This was the best steak I ever had (My wife and I shared a 2" Porterhouse). This is the best Florida restaurant we have experienced since moving here three years ago. Their fabulous dessert room is a unique experience. I have been to desert rooms in the past that... More

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Chicago, Illinois, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014 NEW

Incredible food but even a better selection of wines. Our wines were selected by the Master Sommelier who took into account pricing and quality we were after. A tremendous reputation, of course, from over the years but they earned it again. Well done Berns!

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Tampa, Florida
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49 reviews 49 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

They state they can make almost everything gluten free. They prefer you tell them when making the reservation, so they can prepare. They even made their crispy onions gluten free. The service was excellent. We loved it. If it's your first time, I recommend the tour and dessert room.

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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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