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“It's just not a restaurant, its an experience”
Review of Bern's Steak House

Bern's Steak House
Ranked #14 of 2,565 Restaurants in Tampa
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Steakhouse
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Good for: Business meetings, Special occasions, Romantic
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations
Description: A unique culinary experience. Perfectly aged steaks. One of the largest wine collections in the world. An internationally famous dessert room. Wine cellar and kitchen tours available for all guests. These elements have combined since 1956 to provide our guests with a unique culinary experience. Our prime steaks are cut to order, vegetables are grown locally on the Bern's farm and sourced from the finest purveyors, and our menu includes 21 choices of caviar. Each visit to Bern's Steak House takes you on a gastronomic adventure that defines Bern's not as a meal but as an experience. We invite you to join us and experience Bern's.
Reviewed September 13, 2013

This place was everything everyone has said about it and more. You have to experience this place. The food, the service and everything else was fantastic. The steak selection is unbelievable and everything was cooked to perfection. Don't bother with appetizers, the meal itself is more than enough and you must save room for the dessert room upstairs. The steaks come with french onion soup, salads, onion rings, fresh vegetables and baked potato. Sharing a delmonico steak for two was almost too much to eat with everything else. It was cooked to perfection and needed no sauces with it. The service is impeccable, personal and very relaxed, no rush to turn over the table. Almost forgot to mention the wine. If they don't have it, it probably doesn't exist! Especially like that they have over 150 wines by the glass so your not just stuck with a house wine. Finally the separate dessert room upstairs is not to be missed. Quiet individual tables to enjoy coffee, after dinner drinks and delicious desserts. Also take the kitchen and wine cellar tour available to anyone. All in all if you have the chance and want to enjoy a fantastic steak dinner at one of the best places in the country go to Bern's.

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Reviewed September 12, 2013

Bern's is the best restaurant I've ever dined in. There are countless examples of why, I'll highlight a few things that stand out:
-Sharing one of the bone-in steaks for 2 is easily the tastiest steak I've ever had
-The service is personal and excellent
-They are priced below all the chain steakhouses, hiding the fact that they are better than them all
-A separate dining room for dessert? Yes, please.
-Take the tour before you dine, just to witness America's best kitchen in action

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Reviewed September 12, 2013

I was in Tampa visiting a friend who always wanted to go to Bern's. What a great choice. The service was GREAT !! Our waiter was relaxed and treated us as if we were guests in his own home. The food was great and plentiful. Unlike many steakhouses when you get a steak at Bern's you also get French Onion soup (not to be missed), potato (we splurged and got it loaded) and vegetables. For a high end fine dining establishment it was a good value considering the service, amount of food and the quality of food. I would highly recommend Bern's.

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Reviewed September 11, 2013

I had the pleasure of dining here during a recent business trip to Tampa. The menu is very extensive, but the house specialty is steak. I had the rib eye and it was cooked to perfection. We were also given a tour of the kitchen and the wine celler that i highly recommend. We finished teh evening in the desert bar, which was a unique treat in itself. Bern's is not inexpensive, but it's unique dining experience is worth every penny.

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Reviewed September 11, 2013

If you love your steaks, rare, medium, or well done, this is your kind of place, because they cook them just the way you like them. Lee, our gray tie waiter, helped us navigate through this extraordinary culinary experience, even recommending a very lovely bottle of 1961 Chateau-neuf-du-pape. They have the best wine cellar in America. We knew we were in for a great time when Lee presented the martinis and then brought out the eye dropper's worth of vermouth to add at my spouse's discretion. Impressive. Don't miss: The kitchen and wine cellar tour and the Dessert Room. Bern's is a dining experience like no other. Fresh veggies grown in their own gardens. Homemade sauces and ice creams. It's all good and you won't find this kind of expertise in the wait staff anywhere else. Two forks up! Mahalo for a great night and dining experience!

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