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Bern's Steak House

1208 South Howard Avenue, Tampa, FL 33606
(813) 251-2421
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Ranked #7 of 1,966 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
Good for: Romance, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Restaurant details
Good for: Romance, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
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South Carolina
Senior Contributor
40 reviews 40 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014 NEW

I have never eaten so much! The offerings before the steak arrived was enough for me. It was the best Lobster Bisque I have ever had! Great Salad, the Filet was outstanding and dinner was just grand.

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Tampa, Florida
Top Contributor
60 reviews 60 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014 NEW

Bern's is by far the best steakhouse in town. The porterhouse was juicy,flavorful, and perfectly cooked. The french onion soup, salad, and baked potato were also wonderful. While the prices may look expensive, you get so much food for your money...and of course it is all incredibly delicious. You cannot beat their wine selection; the list is the size of... More

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florida
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014 NEW

I have been here many times with both large and small groups. The food is always excellent, served promptly and is hot. The decor is a little on the French Bordello style (to me) but adds to the atmosphere, Great music. Take the tour of the wine room and definitely go to the desert room. You will not be disappointed.... More

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Tampa, Florida
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014 NEW

I only dined here once as a birthday present, but everyone at our table for 4 were beyond pleased with their tender & very flavorful meal. The waiter helped make the evening great too. Since it was my first time I was invited to tour the kitchen and extensive wine cellar. We even saw how they grind their special coffee... More

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Pitigliano, Italy
Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014 NEW

Let me start by saying that this restaurant is always packed so they must be doing something right. On the positive side, the service is very professional, the wine list is impressive and the atmosphere is superior. On the negative, my 8oz sirloin and my wife's 8oz porterhouse where almost inedible. The fried onion rings, carrots and string beans where... More

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Tampa, Florida
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014 NEW

This old-school popular steakhouse has it all. Fabulous food, well-trained staff, and interesting atmosphere kitchen tour possible. Reservations are required.

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Brandon, Florida
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

Sitting in an intimate cask, with a selection of romantic music is just the beginning of a wonderful experience. We had a perfect creme Brule and a baked Alaska to share. I highly recommend this extravagant end to memorable and special evening.

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18 reviews 18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

Went here on a Saturday night and had the porterhouse which was absolutely amazing. I ordered it medium well and came out just as so. I have never been disappointed the times I've come here. The food came out very quickly and the service was spot on. Highly recommended for a night of romance or just a fantastic dinner.

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Atlantic
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

We went to Bern's on a Sunday evening. Crowded as usual. When we entered host/hostess folks somewhat snobbish and not very pleasant. Felt like we were putting them out when asking for few minutes to have cocktails in the lounge. The seating was not very good so suggest you ask for seating in an area where there are not large... More

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Orlando, FL
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19 reviews 19 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

Bern's had been at the top of my Bucket List after learning about it a few years ago on a TV program about the "Best Steakhouses in America". Well let me tell you -- BERN'S IS THE BEST STEAKHOUSE IN AMERICA!!! What did I like about it? EVERYTHING! First of all our waiter was exemplary. He explained everything since it... 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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