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Harry Waugh Dessert Room at Bern's Steak House

1208 S Howard Ave, Tampa, FL 33606-3102
+1 813-251-2421
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  • Excellent83%
  • Very good11%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
1208 S Howard Ave, Tampa, FL 33606-3102
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Went here for dinner the steak was absolutely delicious melted in your mouth the staff was great our server went above and behind the call of duty keep up the great work will always go back here

Thank vacajoe
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The dessert room at Berns is a great way to end a great meal ! Atmosphere & service very good .The desserts all looked great to chose from & if you like Port their offering / collection is enough to please the pickiest drinker .

Thank 908vman
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This room was outstanding. We enjoyed the atmosphere and the menu selection. Service was above average if not excellent.

Thank David B
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed the tour of the wine room before we ascended to the dessert room. Loved being able to have a quiet little room to ourselves. I highly recommend the port from the Declaration of Independence time period. The Bananas Foster was delicious and...More

Thank Peggy S
Reviewed yesterday

Being a huge fan of Bern's, the Henry Waugh Dessert Room is the cherry on top of the Sunday. Each table sits quietly inside a large wine vat - many have doors that close so your dessert is private. The menu is very large with...More

Thank Karenfan
Reviewed yesterday

This is an excellent stop for dessert in quality, selection and ambiance. The dessert selections in the menu are plentiful but there are also special coffees, hot chocolates, ports and so on. Desserts are excellent and many are unique. Even if you don't dine at...More

Thank Randy P
Reviewed 2 days ago

After touring the restaurant and the wine cellar, we were escorted up to the 3rd floor at the Harry Waugh Dessert Room. Our group of 10 were led through the dimly lit halls that seemed to have no direct path. Finally, we came to our...More

Thank globalgranny50
Reviewed 1 week ago

Fabulous desserts in an intimate setting. The Banana Cheese Pie, $9.95, was original and delightful. Definitely a destination.

Thank Stephen R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Whether you come to the dessert room after dinner at Bern's or you come just for the dessert room, you will not be disappointed!!!! Extensive list of desserts, dessert wines and after dinner drinks. Easy to spend more money here for dessert than dinner somewhere...More

Thank Dan W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Get the Bananas Foster! They make it tableside and it's amazingly delicious! We also tried the Chocolate Peanut Butter Truffle and the Creme Brulee. The truffle was incredibly rich but good. The Creme Brulee wasn't anything particularly special but still good. The menu is extensive...More

Thank atso1212
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Susan W
16 February 2017|
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Response from Julie N | Reviewed this property |
Yes, you can certainly go to just the dessert room.
8 November 2015|
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Response from eli_puszkar | Reviewed this property |
From their website 1208 S Howard Ave, Tampa, FL 33606, Estados Unidos Hoy abierto Lunes 17:00 – 22:00 Martes 17:00 – 22:00 Miércoles (Veterans Day) 17:00 – 22:00 Los horarios pueden variar Jueves 17:00... More
8 November 2015|
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Response from Phillip M | Reviewed this property |
Ditto above. You may want to check to see you can make reservations for the desert room ONLY. We did our after a regular meal.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
18:00 - 22:30
18:00 - 22:30
18:00 - 22:30
18:00 - 22:30
18:00 - 22:30
18:00 - 23:30
18:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1208 S Howard Ave, Tampa, FL 33606-3102
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Tampa
  • Phone Number: +1 813-251-2421
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One of the most famous, and popular, aspects of Bern's Steak House is its dessert room. Here guests can enjoy a leisurely and intimate end to their dining experience choosing from nearly 50 dessert choices to more than 1,000 dessert wines and spirits. The Harry Waugh Dessert Room was built as a tribute to Mr. Harry Waugh, an internationally known and respected wine connoisseur, director of Chateau Latour and good friend to Bern Laxer. Waugh's books and personal diaries on wine tasting are well known throughout the world.
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