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Bern's Steak House

1208 S Howard Ave, Tampa, FL 33606-3197
+1 813-251-2421
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good15%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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French, American, Steakhouse, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
1208 S Howard Ave, Tampa, FL 33606-3197
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Reviewed yesterday

The food was good but not great. Also the restaurant is comprised of a bunch of little rooms, none of them seemed to have much atmosphere. I was reminded of the haunted house at Disney when we first walked in. It took quite a while...More

Thank Viki C
Reviewed yesterday

the restaurant is over 60 years old and so the interior is worn and tired. none of the dining rooms have windows and so the atmosphere is a bit stifling. the decor is gaudy and garish - kind of like something out of a bad...More

Thank Daniel S
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We now understand how Bern’s is not only a Tampa institute, but one of the top steakhouses. The experience was incredible. We had 36 ounce porterhouse for 2...actually we have the 36 ounce porterhouse for 2 (enough leftovers for at least 2 more meals)! The...More

Thank Faith M
Reviewed 4 days ago

I haven't been to Bern's in 15 years. Aside from redecoration and re-configuring the dining rooms to allow for more diners, not much has changed (not a bad thing). The food is old style steak house. I should mention it was very busy on a...More

Thank Mark M
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Berns is very ostentatious, but it should be. The food is just wonderful. We had a group of 6 and there was not a complaint in the group. We had Bruce as our server. Did a great job. We had the fillets, of course. 3...More

Thank sprucecreekfly
Reviewed 4 days ago

We were in town for a conference and was told that we must hit Bern's. Couldn't get a reservation but decided since we were a party of 2 lets just roll in. We were flexible and they said they could sit us in the bar....More

Thank Boilerfjs1
Reviewed 4 days ago

You don`t just eat dinner at Berns, you have a dining experience. Service is excellent, as is the food. I don`t find it too expensive as you get a lot with your meal vs the ala carte steakhouses. You can get a kitchen tour/wine cellar...More

Thank windflight007
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Eating at Berns is quite an experience, the service is masterfully choreographed to delight the customers. Food and wine are reasonably priced for the quality of the ingredients served. Everything we ate was classically prepared to perfection, and that is my only complaint, this is...More

Thank Erick J
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

An amazing dining experience. The history, ambiance and out of this world food is unbelievable. It needs to be on everyone’s bucket list.

Thank Kathleen A
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

A very professional service, excellent food and a wine list that does not have to be shy when being matched against other famous places carrying up to three stars behind their name - but serving less good steaks. An excellent service and the segmentation of...More

Thank Andreas J