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Bern's Steak House

#6 of 1,866 Restaurants in Tampa
Certificate of Excellence
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1208 South Howard Avenue, Tampa, FL 33606
+1 813-251-2421
Today
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Acworth, Georgia
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33 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Well I got to try Berns. Been waiting a long time to get the Tampa to try a steak icon. The place is old, kinda cool looking, but old. The staff is very professional and helpful. But the big question I had is how is the steak. Well, it was OK, not great but Ok. We toured the place and... More 

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Thank Tom M
Tampa, Florida
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We went here for my wife's 40th birthday with friend .The food was fabulously and the service top notch. After we went up to the desert room another great experience,and make sure you take the kitchen tour.You won't be disappointed .

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Thank Duane M
GAINESVILLE
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Bern's is one the more unique steak restaurants. Not only are the steaks great they have a separate desert area that is very good as well. Between the two you get a tour of the kitchen and the wine cellar. We throughly enjoyed our visit and have been several times. Make sure you call far ahead for a reservation. Ours... More 

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Thank MICHAEL L
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Regardless of your party, Berns is an experience on its own... pure tradition and a great culinary experience... you get to do the kitchen tour, their amazing wine room, and most certainly recommended, the desert room. You must make reservations way ahead of your visit (I mean days/weeks before).

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Thank Jose R
Miami
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49 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I went to the famous Bern's steakhouse that is ranked as the number 4 steakhouse in the United States. When I first walked in I was impressed. The entrance looked like out of a movie. The maître d' walked us to our dinning room. This restaurant has several private dinning rooms. The ambiance is nice. The restaurant is extremely elegant.... More 

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Thank GetAway4us23
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Everyone who visits Tampa should go to Bern's. The food is great, staff spectacular and pleasant. While high end, this place is not stuffy at all. Super kind people. Loved the tour of the kitchen, wine cellar and dessert room. Restauranteurs should learn from these folks.

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Thank Kristi B
Spruce Creek, Pennsylvania
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211 reviews
173 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 119 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We had not been back to Bern's for about 15 years because we had not been to downtown Tampa for that long. Food is still great. We started with the escargot, which is done in a pesto, garlic, mushroom, and cheese sauce. It is to die for. They also serve garlic toast with this starter. Included in your meal is... More 

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Thank sprucecreekfly
Kauai, Hawaii
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25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I saw Bern's on a Food Network show about the best steakhouses in the country. This was more than a meal, it was a whole experience. The restaurant is decorated so extravagantly and beautifully. We started with the Oysters Rockefeller. He said it was the best he's ever had (& he's had quite a bit)! I ordered the Delmonico (which... More 

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Thank Indy-TLCliff
Columbus, Ohio
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29 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Went only for dessert, as we had eaten at an affiliate restaurant, and had a great time. Desserts and servers were amazing.

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Thank TAEinOhio
Kankakee, United States
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The best things about Bern's was the dessert area. I was really looking forward to the Bern's experience after watching it on the Travel Channel. I was sadly disappointed. The food was average and over priced. The service was good and wish we wasted time and energy on the kitchen tour. It was a very small and tight place with... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Steakhouse, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic, Large groups
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
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1208 South Howard Avenue, Tampa, FL 33606
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Tampa
  • Phone Number: +1 813-251-2421