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About Élevage at Epicurean Hotel

Élevage features a menu so well-crafted it recalls the past but lives fully in the present. Located in the food-focused Epicurean Hotel and developed out of Bern's Steak House traditions, we continue to do things differently with great pride and passion. Using the freshest, premium ingredients and preparing them with modern cooking techniques, two-time James Beard Semi-Finalist Chef Chad Johnson and Chef de Cuisine Jonathan Atanacio's culinary passions are translated into the nostalgia of your childhood with a signature twist. The concept of “Nostalgia meets Nouveau” is embodied in every element; down to the décor of reclaimed wood and industrial accents.
Join us for a hand-crafted beverage experience at Élevage Bar and EDGE Social Drinkery. Our world class wine list is curated from the Bern's family, and our craft beer selection is locally inspired. We invite you to Awaken Appetites Unknown!

1207 S. Howard Ave
Tampa, FL 33606
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Dining Style:
Casual Dining

Cuisines:
Contemporary American, Contemporary European, American

Hours of Operation:
Breakfast
Mon–Fri 7:00 am–11:00 am
Sat, Sun 7:00 am–9:00 am
Brunch
Sat, Sun 9:00 am–3:00 pm
Lunch
Mon–Fri 11:00 am–3:00 pm
Happy Hour
Daily 3:00 pm–7:00 pm
Dinner
Mon–Thu, Sun 5:30 pm–10:00 pm
Fri, Sat 5:30 pm–11:00 pm

Cross Street:
W. Southview Avenue

Dress Code:
Smart Casual

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(813) 999-8726

Website:
http://epicureanhotel.com/eat/restaurant/

Parking Details:
Complimentary Valet prior to 5:00pm. $5 after 5:00pm.

Executive Chef:
Chad Johnson

Additional:
Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Special Events & Promotions:
To host a special event at one of the Epicurean's event spaces, including the Ballroom, Private Dining Room, Theatre, EDGE Social Drinkery or Garden Terrace; please contact Catering Sales Manager, Becky Hayes at bhayes@epicureanhotel.com or 813-999-8707.

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Élevage at Epicurean Hotel Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.5

service

4.6

ambience

4.6

value

4.2

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Moderate

96% would recommend it to a friend

Special Occasion (14)
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Notable Wine List (11)
Good for Birthdays (11)
Fit for Foodies (10)
Handcrafted Cocktails (10)
Good for Anniversaries (10)
Hot Spot (9)
Romantic (9)
Quiet Conversation (8)
Happy Hour (8)
Worth the Drive (8)
Great for Lunch (7)
Bar Seating (6)
Great for Brunch (6)
Vibrant Bar Scene (6)
Business Meals (5)
Local Ingredients (5)
Cozy (4)
Neighborhood Gem (4)
Pre/post Theatre (4)
Seasonal (4)
Sunday Lunch (4)
Comfort Food (3)
Good for Groups (3)
Tasting Menu (3)
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Afternoon Coffee (1)
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 (Tampa)·Dined 5 days ago

Wonderful waiter, delicious food( though my entree could have been hotter), nice ambience

Tags: Worth the Drive, Good for Anniversaries, Creative Cuisine
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 (Tampa)·Dined on January 7, 2018

Incredible flavors! Porterhouse dinner for 2, is still our favorite. The streak had the perfect temperature, texture. The onion rings are the best in this world, perfect batter and crispness.

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·Dined on January 6, 2018

Everything was wonderful! Our group of 9 all had amazing meals and cocktails.

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Seasonal, Romantic, Tasting Menu, Notable Wine List, Bar Seating, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Birthdays, Creative Cuisine, Special Occasion, Vibrant Bar Scene, Good for a Date, Handcrafted Cocktails, Hot Spot, Comfort Food, Good for Groups
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 (Tampa)·Dined on January 6, 2018

First visit. Anniversary. Good food and service. There is good options on the menu from light to heavy. In the Bern's tradition a decent wine list. Will return.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion
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 (Tampa)·Dined on December 31, 2017

Food and drinks were fantastic. Aged steak perfect!

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·Dined on December 29, 2017

My husband and I celebrated reaching our 17 year milestone with a dinner at Elevage on Friday. Knowing of its association with Berns, our expectations for the experience were high and we were not disappointed. Our server, Jorge Bolivar, succeeded in making us feel welcome and pampered throughout our 3 course dinner. He was always at the ready as we enjoyed our savory porterhouse steak and lamb dishes. The portions were so generous we had to take some home with us. We were delighted to be surprised with a hand written happy anniversary card from the staff (nice touch!) and 2 complimentary glasses of port to enjoy with our fab dessert. Needless to say, we will be returning and we hope Jorge will be our server when we do.

Tags: Happy Hour, Cozy, Good for Birthdays, Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Charleston)·Dined on December 23, 2017

Saturday morning brunch after an overnight international flight. Friendly hostess seated us right away.

Once we were seated our waitress took our drink orders (coffee, tea, Bloody Mary, and a mimosa) and filled our water glasses. Within 5-10 min she promptly took our orders.

After about 20 min our bus-woman refilled our water as we chatted a bit, enjoyed the ambiance, and tried not to stare at the people at the nearby tables which was a little difficult given the tension coming from the largest and closest one.

At about the 40 min mark we hadn’t seen our waitress since our orders were taken or any staff except the hostess as she guided guests to far away tables.

At the 50 min mark the matriarch of the table next to us got up and hunted down the manager whom she walked back to right behind my husband and proceeded to list out the very inadequate service her family had received with 5 entrées trickling out for over 30 min and her husband’s hamburger still missing. Within the next 5 min he had his burger.

Once we hit the 65 min mark our food came. My husbands pulled pork poutine started okay but after a few bites of the fries on top the rest of the mound was mushy and lukewarm as though it had just been sitting out. My eggs Benedict were salty. Like my mouth puckered and I reached for my long empty water glass to suck on some ice salty. I’m not sure if someone had accidentally spilled excess salt in the spinach or if it was just too thick of a slice of heavily cured ham but it wasn’t all that pleasant. The home fries were definitely on the burnt side.

After we finished about a third of our food the coffee, tea, and cocktails arrived. The mimosa was flat so my husband just gave up on it. The Bloody Mary was average. Coffee was cold. Tea was average.

Overall a disappointment. After we left and got more than a thimble of caffeine at Starbucks we laughed and agreed the only really good bit was the bacon from my drink.

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 (Atlanta)·Dined on December 18, 2017

The Elevage Lounge is the best value for Happy Hour drinks and appetizers I have ever encountered. Our meal at Elevage, snapper for two, could have been snapper for four and could not have been better. I recommend Elevage without reservation. Absolutely 5-stars!

Tags: Notable Wine List, Fit for Foodies, Romantic, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Tampa)·Dined on December 10, 2017

Food was very good and the service was excellent, I will be back!

Tags: Great for Lunch, Great for Brunch, Fit for Foodies, Happy Hour
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on December 10, 2017

Great ambiance, service, and happy hour (this was a Saturday night).

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene, Good for a Date, Happy Hour, Bar Seating, Fun
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 (Tampa)·Dined on December 10, 2017

Absolutely a lovely, magical evening. The porterhouse dinner for two was spectacular, as were the whistle pig Manhattans.

Tags: Local Ingredients, Seasonal, Handcrafted Cocktails, Good for Birthdays, Neighborhood Gem, Notable Wine List
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 (Tampa)·Dined on December 9, 2017

We came in for Sat lunch and discovered they only had brunch at this time. We stayed and i throughly enjoyed the Shrimp and Grits. He had the piroge dish and just about licked the plate! Service was average. No complaints really, just a little slow to refill drinks.

Tags: Fit for Foodies
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 (Tampa)·Dined on December 8, 2017

Staff is not trained, food was better this time. The place was empty yet it was so hard to make a reservation 2 weeks in advance because they had to check with management to reserve a table for 9. They told my daughter they were going to charge us $3 per person to slice my wife’s 50th birthday cake and they told us we couldn’t bring balloons and flowers. Just eat the $18 steak sandwich so you won’t be disappointed.

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·Dined on December 5, 2017

Our first time to lunch at Elevage. Was perfect. We will definitely be back. Thanks.

Tags: Great for Lunch, Good for Birthdays, Casual, Business Meals, Quiet Conversation
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vip
 (Tampa)·Dined on December 3, 2017

This place is amazing! The food never disappoints and the endless mimosas kept the good vibes alive.

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 (Tampa)·Dined on December 2, 2017

We attended Elevage for the first time and based on the fact it is located in The Epicurean Hotel and associated with Bern's Steakhouse we were really looking forward to an first class meal. We cannot say enough about the outstanding service we received, as the entire staff was wonderful and very attentive. We were somewhat disappointed in the filet minion that one of us ordered, as it was not very flavorful and was just average to say the least. Better steaks have been had at lesser restaurants for far less. Overall we did enjoy our experience at Elevage and would go back again for another try because we really enjoyed the atmosphere and service!

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 (Orlando)·Dined on November 29, 2017

Outstanding food, excellent wine-amazing ambiance. What else could you want?

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 (Tampa)·Dined on November 26, 2017

I've been to Elevage a few times over the last year. This venue is awesome as it is wine and food themed. I love their rooftop bar, but happy hour is only observed at the bar downstairs which can get crowded, but is super fun. I highly recommend the Brunch tasting menu (Bring 3 people so you can all order everything and share). The staff is attentive, helpful and friendly. I have not done dinner here yet, but will be back! I have to tell you I don't like eggs, but I ordered a scrambled egg the first time I was there and it may be the best egg I've ever eaten. Good for a date, a friend's get together, birthdays or special occasions. I'd be there all the time if I was in South Tampa!

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Tasting Menu, Handcrafted Cocktails, Business Meals, Sunday Lunch, Great for Lunch, Notable Wine List, Happy Hour, Good for Anniversaries, Vibrant Bar Scene, Good for a Date, Great for Brunch
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on November 18, 2017

The atmosphere and service were outstanding! Our food was good. However, We were disappointed to see that they charged for the bread (I’ve never seen that before) and the dessert left MUCH to be desired.

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vip
 (Orlando)·Dined on November 17, 2017

Service overall was nice. But after a somewhat terrible steak that we paid over $100 for i am definitely NOT going to ever recommend this place. They start with the is a "Berns" steak... then I spend 45 minutes waiting for what I think will be a phenomenal steak...i can barely cut the steak with the amount of grizzle and fat and there was no flavor on the actual meat. I have not been to Berns but if it is like this I will not ever go and I will not pay the money to eat here when I can spend it somewhere else where I can enjoy the food!

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 (Orange County)·Dined on November 12, 2017

Excellent food. They swung and missed in a few areas that I don't think are the norm: my wife's mushroom soup was not hot, not warm, but cold. When questioned about it they replaced it and apologized immediately. They also took it off the bill. The noise level was a lot higher than you would expect at a place like this. It could be a romantic place, but it was too loud for normal conversations on the Sat. night we dined there. On a few of the sides, they seemed to try too hard: the Brussel sprouts for example: already a bitter food. They soak in balsamic and add bacon, which is fine, but then they add walnuts? A very bitter nut. Not sure what the idea was there. Seems like everyone has now left pine nuts and add walnuts to everything. It was a poor pairing. My filet was pure heaven, as was my tomato soup. Excellent food, excellent experience, and service that was expected for a place of this caliber.

Tags: Special Occasion
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 (Miami)·Dined on November 12, 2017

Best food ever!! T bones was more flavorful than Bern's. Loved Chili Oysters, Deviled eggs. Calamari was too limey for our tastes. Mushroom bisque was fabulous... and then I tried hubbys GERMAN POTATO SOUP. OMG, it is was so good!! Creamed spinach & mascarpone potatoes were done just right. So we were too ful to order dessert. Or so I thought.... Just had to try the "pumpkin lava bread." We ate until were stuffed. Not sure how often we can go back as there are way too many things on the menu that we liked. But we will be back this week. It will now be on our go to favs for dinner.

Tags: Handcrafted Cocktails, Organic, Good for Birthdays, Happy Hour, Cozy, Special Occasion, Notable Wine List, Good for Anniversaries
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·Dined on November 5, 2017

We came for our first anniversary. We didn't have high expectations as we hadn't heard anything good or bad about it. We were very happy with our experience! We started out with the bread basket which was good. Next, I ordered the frenh onion soup. It is VERY smokey! It was good, but likely wouldn't order again. For our meals my husband ordered the steak sandwich and onion rings, and I had the ceasar salad with chorizo. I really enjoyed mine, but the star of the show was my husband's meal. Best onion rings I've ever had, and his steak sandwich was excellent. I'm sure we will be back again!

Tags: Local Ingredients, Great Beer, Healthy, Quiet Conversation, Handcrafted Cocktails
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vip
 (Tampa)·Dined on November 5, 2017

Consistently excellent food. Just a nice good priced and lace to enjoy upscale fare

Tags: Sunday Lunch
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 (Miami)·Dined on November 5, 2017

Delicious food, chic restaurant that is nicely decorated, and the staff was friendly. Really pleased with the experience

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·Dined on October 28, 2017

Great place for a great meal. I've never had a bad experience. I've dined here for special occasions or just to relax and every experience has been wonderful. Jennica is the best. Very attentive and helpful. I would recommend it for any occasion. I'll be back.

Tags: Worth the Drive, Local Ingredients, Quiet Conversation
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·Dined on October 27, 2017

We had Dessert only, on a second date. They took good care of us. It was nice. Good date atmosphere

Tags: Worth the Drive, Creative Cuisine, Sunday Lunch, Handcrafted Cocktails, Vibrant Bar Scene, Good for a Date, Romantic, Hot Spot, Bar Seating, Neighborhood Gem, Special Occasion, Comfort Food, Good for Birthdays, Business Meals, Authentic
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 (Tampa)·Dined on October 26, 2017

We were welcomed by Bridget and she was extremely gracious. Our server was Joel and he did an amazing job, always checked on us but not too much.
I had indicated to the restaurant that we were celebrating our anniversary and they absolutely blew us away by going out of their way to help us celebrate. They brought us Champagne to start the evening and then followed dinner with an after dinner liquor.
When Joel returned with our check he gave my wife a card that was a handwritten happy anniversary from the staff at Elevage. Wow! Extremely professional and we will absolutely be back. What an impression they made on these first time customers!

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 (Tampa)·Dined on October 22, 2017

Energizing yoga class followed by a great brunch, drink specials and service!

Tags: Great for Brunch
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 (Tampa)·Dined on October 20, 2017

We thoroughly enjoyed our food, the wait staff was very friendly and professional. Great evening before a concert

Tags: Live Sports, Cozy, Handcrafted Cocktails, Good for Anniversaries, Pre/post Theatre
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 (Tampa)·Dined on October 15, 2017

Just was ok. I guess we were expecting better quality since it's associated with Berns. I would much rather eat at Berns than there. Food just wasn't anything special. 🙁

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vip
 (Tampa)·Dined on October 13, 2017

We celebrated our 26th anniversary at Elevage, and noted in our reservation request that we had a show to get to. We were seated right away, and our server wished us a happy anniversary and mentioned that he understood we had show tickets and would make sure we stayed on time. He then brought us a couple of complimentary glasses of champagne! We enjoyed the Snapper for 2 and had plenty left over. Everyone was very friendly. We will definitely be back!

Tags: Good for a Date, Romantic, Fit for Foodies
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 (Tampa)·Dined on October 8, 2017

We got together for Sunday brunch on the way to drop our granddaughter off at the airport. We all had omelettes which were very good. The other food options looked delicious. We’ll have to come again to sample some more. Excellent service!

Tags: Special Occasion, Quiet Conversation, Great for Lunch, Quick Bite
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vip
 (Tampa)·Dined on October 7, 2017

The food was great as always and our server , Tiffany, was amazing. She always goes above and beyond to make sure we have an amazing experience and we come back just for her ! Love the steak for 2 😍

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vip
 (Denver)·Dined on September 16, 2017

We love this place and the food is great. The waiters should stop trying to be sommeliers when they're not. I've recently had 3 very different and fruity wines described to me as "earthy". Sounds more like they learned a new word than they actually knew what they were describing. Funny but unnecessary.

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vip
 (St. Louis)·Dined on September 1, 2017

From beginning to end, Elevage lived up to the hype and reviews. The food was incredible, and the service was excellent. Tiffany, in particular, is a valuable asset as a client-focused server who truly seems to love what she does.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Hot Spot, Vibrant Bar Scene, Fun, Bar Seating, Fit for Foodies, Handcrafted Cocktails, Neighborhood Gem, Special Occasion, Good for a Date
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 (Tampa)·Dined on August 29, 2017

Elevage has become our go to for celebratory occasions and did not disappoint for our wedding anniversary celebration.
Jorge gave exemplary service and was pleasant and appropriately attentive. Thanks for the card and the celebratory cava!
Only one niggle...the bread basket was not up to it's usual standard....bread was stale. Otherwise, the vichysoisse, Homage do Bern's sandwich and the salmon grenoblaise were outstanding!!!
See you soon.

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vip
 (San Diego)·Dined on August 27, 2017

Overall great place, poutine of the day needs changing more often

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·Dined on August 26, 2017

Food and Service was great for Dinner as well as happy hour earlier at the bar.

The ambiance isn't fantastic for a special occassion, would have rather gone to Berns.

The chocolate room was crowded, no seating but delicious with great coffee.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Tapas, Notable Wine List
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·Dined on August 23, 2017

Decor is cold. Lighting and feel of a cafeteria. Too much like a public space. Lighting is the major issue.

Tags: Happy Hour
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