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One of the most famous, and popular, aspects of Bern's Steak House is its dessert room. Here guests can enjoy a leisurely and intimate end to their dining experience choosing from nearly 50 dessert choices to more than 1,000 dessert wines and spirits. The Harry Waugh Dessert Room was built as a tribute to Mr. Harry Waugh, an internationally known and respected wine connoisseur, director of Chateau Latour and good friend to Bern Laxer. Waugh's books and personal diaries on wine tasting are well known throughout the world.
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner, Late Night
CUISINES
American
FEATURES
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Live Music
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Reviewed January 13, 2021 via mobile

We visited the dessert room after our dinner. Very quiet and intimate setting. Banana cheese pie was fabulous!

Date of visit: December 2020
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Sarah PA, Online Review and Content Manager at Harry Waugh Dessert Room at Bern's Steak House, responded to this reviewResponded January 14, 2021

Travelsus, thank you for taking the time to leave your review! We appreciate your support and compliments. We hope you will return again soon!

Reviewed December 17, 2020

Had Dinner down stairs....I was completely full...but I heard about the desert room....forced myself to eat 1/2 of a banana Foster...just unbelievable great! Great Service Team!

Date of visit: December 2020
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Sarah PA, Online Review and Content Manager at Harry Waugh Dessert Room at Bern's Steak House, responded to this reviewResponded December 18, 2020

Allen L, we are so glad to hear you made room for a little dessert at the end of your meal! We appreciate your compliments and thank you for your review!

Reviewed December 12, 2020

We ate in the desert room after dinner at Bern's. While I wouldn't have dinner there again, I would recommend the desert room by itself. It's really charming and the live music was lovely.

Date of visit: December 2020
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Sarah PA, Online Review and Content Manager at Harry Waugh Dessert Room at Bern's Steak House, responded to this reviewResponded December 14, 2020

Shelly H, thank you for your compliments for the dessert room! We appreciate you and hope to win back your faith in us in the main dining room. Cheers!

Reviewed October 27, 2020

The setting is a fun end to a wonderful evening with friends. The service was friendly and efficient. The desserts we tried were all delicious and beautifully presented. The Bananas Foster, Carrot Cake and Banana Cheese Pie. Yummy! Coffees and after dinner drinks were a...perfect ending. Absolutely save room for a visit here after dinner.More

Date of visit: October 2020
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SarahPABSH, Online Review and Content Manager at Harry Waugh Dessert Room at Bern's Steak House, responded to this reviewResponded October 28, 2020

Thank you for your sweet review! We are thrilled to hear that you enjoyed your experience in the dessert room as well as the main dining room. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon. We appreciate you!

Reviewed September 21, 2020 via mobile

Top notch! What a great addition to a wonderful restaurant. Dessert cocktails and homemade, sweet creations at your fingertips. Live pianist will play whatever your heart desires. Extremely romantic.

Date of visit: September 2020
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SarahPABSH, Online Review and Content Manager at Harry Waugh Dessert Room at Bern's Steak House, responded to this reviewResponded September 23, 2020

Teakwo23, thank you for sharing your review! We appreciate your compliments and hope you will return again soon. Cheers!

Reviewed September 20, 2020 via mobile

Best ever birthday dessert stop. Espresso brownie was fantastic as well as the the chocolate berry and dreamsicle drink. Best part was sitting next to the piano with my love and listening to piano classics in our booth. Every girls dream.

Date of visit: September 2020
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SarahPABSH, Online Review and Content Manager at Harry Waugh Dessert Room at Bern's Steak House, responded to this reviewResponded September 21, 2020

Anne F, happy birthday! Thank you for celebrating with us and for sharing your review. We hope to welcome you back again soon.

Reviewed March 20, 2020 via mobile

Always a treat after a fabulous Bern’s meal, we’ve not ever been disappointed in the dessert room. Servers are sweet, bathroom stalls are shaped like wine barrels and you can continue the party upstairs. It is a bit dark but the ambiance is nice. Anything...with chocolate, ice cream or banana is highly recommended!More

Date of visit: August 2019
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SarahPABSH, Online Review and Content Manager at Harry Waugh Dessert Room at Bern's Steak House, responded to this reviewResponded March 27, 2020

Thank you for your review, DodoDidi! We are so glad you can rely on us to provide you an excellent experience every time you visit.

Reviewed March 19, 2020

Good idea to have a dessert room to assist in turning the dining room. It is cramped! None of the desserts (6) was that good. Only the macadamia ice cream would be ordered again. The have a dessert outlet at the Epicurean Hotel across the...street, we didn't bother to go. There was nothing we wanted to take home.More

Date of visit: March 2020
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SarahPABSH, Online Review and Content Manager at Harry Waugh Dessert Room at Bern's Steak House, responded to this reviewResponded March 27, 2020

We are so saddened to see this. We encourage you to reach out to us at bshcontact@bernssteakhouse.com so we may better understand where we fell short. We take feedback from our guests very seriously and hope you will consider giving us another chance in the...More

Reviewed March 17, 2020

The Harry Waugh Dessert Room at Bern's Steak House is a fantastic place to go with your spouse, family or friends. Make sure you go there alittle hungry as the deserts are unbelievable.

Date of visit: February 2020
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SarahPABSH, Online Review and Content Manager at Harry Waugh Dessert Room at Bern's Steak House, responded to this reviewResponded March 27, 2020

Thank you for your review! We agree that you should always leave plenty of room for dessert. We hope to welcome you back soon!

Reviewed March 6, 2020

Many great restaurants have the variety and excellent presentation of the desserts, but add in the individual music selections, privacy of booths, and this becomes a destination all of its own.

Date of visit: February 2020
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FelixM2344, General Manager at Harry Waugh Dessert Room at Bern's Steak House, responded to this reviewResponded March 13, 2020

We are humbled by your glowing review ebearr. We appreciate you taking time out of your day to share and look forward to seeing you again soon. Cheers!

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The short answer is yes. However, the Dessert Room does not take reservations and guests dining in the restaurant below will get priority seating for the Dessert Room, so you might have a wait. If you want do visit just... More
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From their website 1208 S Howard Ave, Tampa, FL 33606, Estados Unidos Hoy abierto Lunes 17:00 – 22:00 Martes 17:00 – 22:00 Miércoles (Veterans Day) 17:00 – 22:00 Los horarios pueden variar Jueves 17:00... More
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Harry Waugh Dessert Room at Bern's Steak House is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 5