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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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1208 S Howard Ave, Tampa, FL 33606-3102
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The dessert room is a must after a delicious meal at Bern's. Home made ice cream, pastries and dessert cocktails. Wonderful Ports. The pianist plays and each little cubby room has it's own speaker and call button for service. The staff is very helpful and...More

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Felix M, General Manager at Harry Waugh Dessert Room at Bern's Steak House, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you DPutt111! We appreciate the great review and look forward to seeing you on your next visit.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Dessert Room at Berns steakhouse is a must-not-miss attraction when visiting Tampa but be sure to make reservations. Each room in the desert room is a private room, for just you and your party, some of which are built into old wine casks. Each...More

Thank Scott C
bpalm2424, Public Relations Manager at Harry Waugh Dessert Room at Bern's Steak House, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Scott C: We are so glad you enjoyed your experience! Please come back soon! Regards, Brooke Palmer Kuhl PR Director

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you are fortunate enough to score a table upstairs for dessert (diners downstairs get dibs before people just coming for dessert), absolutely take the chance. The desserts are beyond belief, and anything with chocolate will be a pleasure. The booths all seem to be...More

1  Thank DarrellCarol
bpalm2424, Public Relations Manager at Harry Waugh Dessert Room at Bern's Steak House, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear DarrellCarol: Wow! So kind! We are so glad that you enjoyed it! Regards, Brooke Palmer Kuhl Director of PR

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had dessert here after a sumptuous dinner at Bern's Steakhouse. I was impressed by the little "booths" where you eat your dessert. It is very private, you can have a quiet conversation with your family, or you can "listen in" on the phone to...More

Thank housekeeper008
bpalm2424, Public Relations Manager at Harry Waugh Dessert Room at Bern's Steak House, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Housekeeper008: Thank you for your feedback! We are so happy you enjoyed your evening! Regards, Brooke Palmer Kuhl Director of PR

Reviewed 6 March 2018

The Dessert Room at Bern's Steak House is a lot of fun with Kenny at the piano, and the desserts are amazing! Great wine and coffee choices, some desserts they even prepare at your table. If you dine at Bern's Steakhouse, don't skip dessert!!!!

Thank breezygarden49
bpalm2424, Public Relations Manager at Harry Waugh Dessert Room at Bern's Steak House, responded to this reviewResponded 7 March 2018

Dear Breezygarden49: What a great review! So glad you enjoyed our piano player and allmthe delicious options! Come back soon! Regards, Brooke Palmer Kuhl Director of PR

Reviewed 5 March 2018

My bestie took me here for my birthday and to get my birthday dessert. What a gorgeous place. It is all woodwork and most tables are their own little cubbies with you very own music choices including a choice of hearing the live piano player....More

Thank geejam
bpalm2424, Public Relations Manager at Harry Waugh Dessert Room at Bern's Steak House, responded to this reviewResponded 7 March 2018

Dear Geejam: We are so glad you had such a wonderful birthday celebration with us. Thank you for celebrating! Come back soon! Cheers, Brooke Palmer Kuhl Director of PR

Reviewed 4 March 2018

My daughter and I went to Bern's a few years back to celebrate my birthday and to just have the experience of dining at one of Tampa's most iconic restaurants. You can go to the dessert room only, but dinner patrons get 1st priority for...More

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bpalm2424, Public Relations Manager at Harry Waugh Dessert Room at Bern's Steak House, responded to this reviewResponded 7 March 2018

Hello L8226HHJacquelines: Thank you for your great review, we hope you will return very soon! Regards, Brooke Palmer Kuhl Director of PR

Reviewed 3 March 2018

A well kept secret is the dessert room at Bern's Steak House. Located in the back upstairs. What a treat! You do not have to eat dinner at Bern's to go for dessert, of course they would like you to. Good selection of desserts and...More

Thank jenjen40
bpalm2424, Public Relations Manager at Harry Waugh Dessert Room at Bern's Steak House, responded to this reviewResponded 7 March 2018

Hello Jenjen40: Thank you for your review! We are glad you enjoyed our secret dessert haven! Join us again soon! Cheers, Brooke Palmer Kuhl Director of PR

Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

The desert is A plus, I had the flambea and it was a show at the table. The desert was succulent and full of deep rich flavors. Berns also offers a variety of great deserts such as cakes, pies, and ice creams. This is a...More

Thank 681derrickp
bpalm2424, Public Relations Manager at Harry Waugh Dessert Room at Bern's Steak House, responded to this reviewResponded 7 March 2018

Dear 681Derrickp: We are so happy to hear you like the flambé dessert, We thank you for your visit! Cheers, Brooke Palmer Kuhl Director of PR

Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

Great collection of desserts. My favorite is their banana dessert, which is surprising as that is usually not what I order from a restaurant dessert menu. The recorations and surroundings made it a wonderful experience

Thank Tommy Y
bpalm2424, Public Relations Manager at Harry Waugh Dessert Room at Bern's Steak House, responded to this reviewResponded 7 March 2018

Dear Tommy Y: We are so glad you were bananas for the bananas! Please join us again soon. Regards, Brooke Palmer Kuhl Director of PR

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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.
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tita955
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
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tita955
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
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  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$80
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
18:00 - 22:30
Monday
18:00 - 22:30
Tuesday
18:00 - 22:30
Wednesday
18:00 - 22:30
Thursday
18:00 - 22:30
Friday
18:00 - 23:30
Saturday
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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Description
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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