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Haven features Executive Chef Chad Johnson's, and Chef de Cuisine Courtney Orwig's modern cuisine served in a stylish, relaxed and casual atmosphere. Haven offers guests the ability to taste different flavors and textures created in a crafted, cultured and cellared atmosphere. Haven specializes in artisan cheese, house-made and imported charcuterie, as well as small composed plates.
Tampa, FL 33606
Contemporary American, Comfort Food, Wine Bar
Hours of Operation:
Monday - Saturday: 5:00pm Cheese & Charcuterie Menus Available at the bar
Monday - Thursday: 5:30pm - 10:00pm,
Friday - Saturday: 5:30pm - 11:00pm,
Please call to reserve parties of 8 or larger.
1002 S. Howard Ave.
$50 and over
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
House Music, occasional live music for special events
For information, please contact Jeffrey Gould, Group Sales and Catering Manager, at 813.258.2233, or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Valet is $3/car
Valet parking is available Thursday-Saturday
Chad Johnson with Chef de Cuisine Courtney Orwig
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Chef's Table, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Outdoor Smoking Area, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine
Special Events & Promotions:
Bern's Steak House, Haven, Bern's Fine Wines and Spirits, and The Epicurean Hotel present an annual event of food and wine. Five days to indulge in all your wildest culinary and wine fantasies.
See more at: http://www.bernswinefest.com/#home_slideshow
Haven Ratings and Reviews
Very interesting food combinations and complex flavors made every dish enjoyable. Friendly, informative service from our waitress was helpful. Menu format is for small plates, which allowed us to try many different items. Menu includes charcuterie options or a chef recommended plate. We dined on a Monday evening and our only regret is that when we left after our meal we saw a sign on the street promoting 50% off charcuterie on Mondays. Our waitress did not mention this special and the sign was facing the opposite direction from the parking lot, so we didn't see it on the way in.
Great fun place for a get together with friends- not a family dinner gathering kind of place. Food was ok, nothing to rave about. Had the fois gras tarchon, hog head cheese, pate grand mere, wild mushrooms dumplings, steak tartare, pomegranate lamb ribs. The waitress recommended the grilled octopus- not good. To soft, doughy-like taste. The only good thing was the lamb ribs. Didn't know it was small dishes (tappas-like). Not worth the money spent. Was looking for a family dinner-a little disappointed. My husband had some wine- literally 2 sips. We were looking at each other and was like "that's it?" the amount was like a tasting amount at other restaurants.
Haven was amazing! I was in Tampa for less than a week and went twice because it was so good. The chacuterie and cheese selection is out of this world. Definitely get the chicken liver pate and the house Hab's cheddar. The goat cheese fritter appetizer is also great. Awesome beer, wine, and drink menu as well. Can't recommend it highly enough.
What a great way to celebrate a birthday with a couple girlfriends. The ambiance and food selection was excellent and the customer service was beyond exceptional. I ordered an Aviation cocktail and it wasn't made correctly but still had a great taste. Before I even mentioned a word, the bartender already corrected the cocktail and took care of my drink order. The server was beyond informative and everyone was so attentive and courteous. Such a great gem to the South Howard area and I would recommend this venue to any couple or ladies night out! I will be returning without any hesitations.
Incredible service from Lamarl. Cheese selection was incredible but was, admittedly, underwhelmed with the food. The Mac and cheese is supposed to be a specialty and I thought it was OK at best. Nice flavor but lacked the hearty, rich cheesiness most like in a Mac and cheese. The pigeon was most disappointing....crazy small portion for the price. Flavor was good but the meat was tough. Had a great time and will be back....but with reservations (pun not intended).
We went specifically for the king crab dumpling, bone marrow and cold smoked ribeye. Haven had changed their menu but did not update their new menu on their website. It did not have any of the things we wanted to try. We spent over $200 on food and nothing was worth mentioning. Service was also bad. The waiter seemed like he did not want to wait on us. Would not recommend to any friends or family members.
Went for the Legacy 4 beer promo (amazing beer) paired with their burger (delicious burger) and got some ceviche, mussels, and dirt pie to fill us up (all great/memorable). Our server, Lamar, made the meal special as well. Friendly, professional. Really good at what he does... Ask for him by name.
We had Lamar, he was absolutely incredible! I am a self appointed service snob, and he could not have been more perfect! His suggestions were spot on, we never had to look for him when wanting to order something else and was as charming as ever! And for that matter, EVERYONE that was working at Haven was wonderful! They were able to seat us 15 mins early, the food runner was friendly and the bartenders were even kind when we were headed out! I will absolutely be back and request Lamar again! Thank you for making our “best friends night,” amazing!!
We've beeen here now a handful of times for myriad reasons and it literally has NEVER disappointed. The only competition the food has is to outshine the other menu items you decide to indulge in.
I was a small but surprised my runs were slightly overcooked, but even there taste was phenomenal. My father a longtime wine maker and connoisseur raves of there deep wine menu.
We had a great time - again and we can only hope we'll be back soon!!!
Food is fantastic and lots of choices . Service was awesome! They have a lot of wine selection per country and prices range from $112-25. Expensive wines doesn't necessarily mean good wine for you, it depends on your taste. You can get a $35 wine and still be enjoyable. We got Germany white for $27. and we enjoyed it.:)
The Haven was recommended for a special birthday dinner and it did not disappoint. The wine list was fabulous and the small plate menu was perfect. We enjoyed cheeses and champagne upon arrival and made a 2 hour event of it. We rarely do desserts but chose to Saturday night with a perfect cappuccino. The restaurant was worth the $$$$ but only for special occasions for us.
My daughter chose Haven for her birthday dinner because she likes the small plates concept and the menu appealed to her. The bison sausage, served with dijon mustard, was delicious, but be warned it is three half-dollar sized slices for $8.00. My small plate of snap peas was delicious. The himachi ceviche was basically large cubes of fish in a hot and spicy sauce, with a few pieces of avocado tossed about. It was disappointing. My husband and daughter tasted the fried okra dish and could not take another bite. The waiter, who provided outstanding service throughout our visit, took the okra off our bill without being asked, which was greatly apptreciated. I recommend the "bread service" for $4.00. It was a long loaf of fressh, hot french bread served with
herbed butter and dipping oil. The other server definitely needs practice pouring the oil and including enough herbs and spices, however; it turned out to be flavorless. We were there on a Friday night and the bar was very busy. There were several empty tables but it was still quite loud in the restaurant. Another negative is that the tables are wide and increase the difficulty of hearing your tablemates. We did not order alcohol and our bill for 3 people was $80 including the tip. We did not think it was a good value and the food would not draw us back for a second visit.
Haven is one of Tampa's more interesting restaurants in terms of the menu and bar offerings. The menu items are quite different from any other place, which makes many foodies very happy! The bar offers many cocktails, and specializes in wines, whiskeys, and bourbons. The service is quite good, attentive and knowledgeable servers. I especially enjoy the idea of small plates- lots of different things to try!
Very nice place. Unbelievable selection of cheese and charcuterie. We ordered heavier items tapas style. Drinks were the standard and also inventive. Very knowledgable server from Romania made the experience delightful. Only complaint was the noise which is to be expected at such a popular restaurant. Definitely would recommend (unless you want a quiet dinner)!
I've been wanting to try Haven for a long time and it didn't disappoint! The small plates are perfect for sharing and you get to try several things on the menu. My favorite part of the meal was the delicious cheese.
The building is gorgous on the inside but a bit loud due to the open floor plan. Will definitely be returning.
One of the better restaurants in Tampa which says more about tampas food scene than Haven itself. Still, left something to be desired... awkward placement of the host stand put a strange emphasis on the valet which is this day and age seems antiquated . Some Steps of service were missed, proper silverware was missed for two courses. Some random server was so eager to do our wine service despite never having been at the table. Matt, our server made the experience great. Will definitely be back, but only because the food scene here is mediocre
(Table for 10) The ambiance was great. Food quality was good. Blend of spices and varied menu good. Octopus, Palm salad and shredded salad fantastic; chartreuserie boards could offer more options Instead of charging a la carte. Kitchen service was consistently off timing and disorganization of wrong dishes from other tables/other guests passed around does not justify paying $75 for a board of cheese/salami/grapes.
I thought I'd give Haven another chance for restaurant week and it did not blow me away once again. Food is expensive with no flare, very bland. I wouldn't recommended it for food. Happy hour seems decent but I'd prefer getting $5 glasses of wine at Berns. I wish I experienced a good meal there but unfortunetly I will not be returning.
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