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Bern's Steak House

1208 S Howard Ave, Tampa, FL 33606-3197
+1 813-251-2421
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good15%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“baked potato” (338 reviews)
“steak” (1,899 reviews)
“chateaubriand” (228 reviews)
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CUISINES
French, American, Steakhouse, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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££££
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1208 S Howard Ave, Tampa, FL 33606-3197
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I’m on a quest to find the best steak in every city I visit. When I first heard of Bern’s I couldn’t wait to try it. I called to make reservations for the two of us and was told we would have to wait 6...More

Thank Flroadwarrior1414
Eva R, Manager at Bern's Steak House, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Flroadwarrior1414 I am sorry to hear you were unimpressed with your Bern's experience, for we strive to exceed expectations in both service and cuisine. Thank you for your patience in reserving a weekend reservation (we do fill up quickly but try and accommodate as many...More

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Interesting that I recently wrote honest review on my visit but the mgmt made no comment. Yet someone else wrote favorable remarks only on dessert experience (to each his own). My remarks covered from the interior, our dining experience, and dessert yet other diner only...More

Thank dduerr2013
Eva R, Manager at Bern's Steak House, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

dduerr2013 I apologize you feel as though your commentary for Bern's was over-looked, however, you did note your remarks on the Harry Waugh Dessert Room page, which the Dessert Room Management attends to as a complete separate entity and is not monitored by the Steak...More

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

It has been many years since I have eaten at Bern’s. When visiting friends suggested we dine at the Tampa landmark I was all for it. We were not disappointed. All the grandeur is still there. And the meal - magnificent! Served by a waiter...More

Thank EnidBetty
Eva R, Manager at Bern's Steak House, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

EnidBetty Thank you for choosing to dine with us during your trip to Tampa. We are happy to hear you enjoyed your experience and that we are highly recommended by your friends; we hope you will return on your next visit!

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We had a work group of 8 that dined in the Rhone room recently and everyone raves over the meal. I had the Chateau Briand which was fabulous. You just can't beat the aged meat. The French onion soup, salad, and all the sides that...More

Thank wellsdp
Eva R, Manager at Bern's Steak House, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

wellsdp Thank you for taking the time to share your experience and for your kind words about our restaurant. We look forward to being able to serve you again soon. Cheers!

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We went on Friday to beat the Father’s Day rush. The waiter was a treasure. I warned him to be careful as the ladies wanted to take him home. My son in law the real steak eater said his was second best of all his...More

Thank Bruce Z
Eva R, Manager at Bern's Steak House, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Bruce Z Thank you for choosing to celebrate Father's Day with us! We are very glad your expectations were exceeded and look forward to having the pleasure of serving you again in the near future...maybe with some more wine and after-dinner spirits. 😉 Cheers!

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Hello my fellow gastronomic friends Once again Berns Steakhouse refuses to let it's standards drop An excellent experience, my wife & I started with French onion soups & salads which were wonderful not to salty on the soups which can happen, we were washing these...More

Thank Reggie62
Eva R, Manager at Bern's Steak House, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Reggie62 Your warm-hearted regards mean the world to us here at Bern's! We thank you for noting your excellent experience, which we pride ourselves in, and are very grateful for your continued patronage. We look froward to having you in again soon!

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I took my wife to burn steakhouse on numerous recommendations from coworkers and friends as a must visit restaurant for the Tampa Bay area. I will admit that I have always had plans to go and when it finally panned out it was absolutely incredible....More

Thank stayfrosty87
Eva R, Manager at Bern's Steak House, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

stayfrosty87 We appreciate you taking the time to share your wonderful experience! I am very happy your expectations were exceeded and thank you for choosing Bern's to celebrate your anniversary. We look forward to having you in again in the future!

Reviewed 4 days ago

Visited in early June of 2018 with several friends because we all wanted a (suprise!) steak dinner. It's been many years since I've been there and I was a bit dissapointed in the steak although everything else was over the top great. I ordered the...More

Thank DickM45
Eva R, Manager at Bern's Steak House, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

DickM45 Thank you for taking the time to share your experience and kind words about our restaurant. I am sorry to hear your steak was "lack-luster" and hope you will give us another chance to "wow" you with our cuisine. We look forward to having...More

Reviewed 4 days ago

My wife and I often choose this place for a celebration like a birthday or special occasion. The steaks are aged. Wine selection is extensive. If planning to go, book well ahead. Otherwise, go early and take chances to eat in the bar area. Same...More

Thank stan764
Eva R, Manager at Bern's Steak House, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

stan764 Thank you for your kind words about your experiences with us here at Bern's, along with recommending making reservations well in advance, for we truly book up on the weekends at least 2 months in advance, but as you mentioned, the bar/lounge area is...More

Reviewed 4 days ago

Ever since I moved to the Tampa Bay area 30 years ago, I've heard that Bern's is the epitome of steakhouses. Well, we finally took the plunge and decided to find out for ourselves. Bern's was great. Our waiter was top-notch, the ambiance was over...More

Thank tls0857
Eva R, Manager at Bern's Steak House, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

tls0857 Thank you for noting that you enjoyed your service, our ambiance and cuisine! I am sorry to hear your expectations were not exceeded in comparison to one of your favorite "steakeries", for we pride ourselves in our unique experience and great food and service....More