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Bern's Steak House

#5 of 1,830 Restaurants in Tampa
Certificate of Excellence
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1208 South Howard Avenue, Tampa, FL 33606
(813) 251-2421
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun - Thu 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Tulsa, Oklahoma
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6 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

A landmark in Tampa since 1956, we expected excellence. The food was above average but we were rushed through dinner in a loud, crowded very large room. The wine tour was ok and the desserts were very good, but the whole experience for the fine dining price you pay, to us was a disappointment. The restrooms were overflowing and the... More 

Thank travljunkee
Morrow, Ohio
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

With the reviews I guess I expected to be blown away with the food but wasnt. It was average but I've had better steak. Filet is much etter than the sirloin but neither had great flsvor. Service was fantastic but should be considering the cost. It was a neat experience but not somewhere I would dine again when wanting a... More 

Thank Lynzie H
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This is the best desert you will ever eat, the choices are awesome,the dinning area and ombiance are one of the best in Tampa.The service is impecable.

Thank Tom N
South Venice
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a steakhouse that is second to none! From the outside it doesn't look like much, but step inside and you know it's something special.The staff is so professional and knowledgeable, well trained and courteous, without being stuffy. The food, well, I have to jump right to the steak. It honestly melts in your mouth! It does ruin the... More 

Thank Dawn H
Kalispell, Montana
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We just moved to the area and asked around for a recommendation for a really good steak restaurant and Bern's was the top choice for a number of people we talked to. The service is impeccable, the food is superb and make sure you take the kitchen tour at the end of your meal. To cap off a truly amazing... More 

Thank Lori M
Scottsdale, Arizona, United States
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24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Don't ever go here. You might get my reservation. You must have reservations and they take weeks to get. The decor is 1900s San Francisco bordello. That's not why you come here. The service is absolutely 5 star. The wine by the glass list is probably the largest in the world. At least 150 selections. The bottle list is even... More 

Thank Jim V
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Excellent steak and lobster . Old steakhouse atmosphere Great dessert room sure to please Wonderful experience . Pricey but great quality.

Thank Tammy A
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40 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Was visiting my cousin and she brought us here to eat steak. It was amazing....we enjoyed every bit of it. Delmonico steak was very tasty. The salads and the bake potatoe was delicious as well!! I hight recommend it! I also recommend the tour and the desserts!

Thank SabieG
New Port Richey, Florida
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

First time there. Our 25th anniversary. Loved the place as it feels like an old English castle with all the dark wood and stone. All in all the meal was very good and the service was top notch. My hubby loved his duck, but I on the other hand I was not impressed with my Delmonico steak. Have had better... More 

Thank Charmaine H
Columbia, South Carolina
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150 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Was in the mood for steak and read the TA reviews and chose Bern's. We arrived about 7:30 and it was raining. The location In a neighborhood area, invites you to use their valet service. There is an open note that it is a $5.00 fee for this service. It was extremely busy, the in and out people were crowding... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
American, Steakhouse, Gluten Free
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Large groups, Special occasions, Business meetings
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1208 South Howard Avenue, Tampa, FL 33606
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Tampa
  • Phone Number: (813) 251-2421