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1207 S. Howard Ave. (W. Watrous Ave.) Send to Phone
813-999-8726 | Make Restaurant Reservations | Menu
From the Bern's folks, this Tampa hotel restaurant proffers savvy updates on nostalgic classics.

Breakfast & Lunch Mon.-Fri., Dinner nightly, Brunch Sat.-Sun.

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Elevage, Tampa, FL

Elevage Restaurant Review

: Located in the Epicurean Hotel, Elevage reflects nostalgia, but in a hip setting with wide windows and lots of light. As a hotel restaurant, Elevage serves breakfast, brunch, lunch and dinner. The somewhat limited menu is broken up into categories, Nostalgic, Nouveau and so on. For the morning meal, for example, a nostalgic item might be sourdough pancakes complete with roasted peaches, pecans and maple syrup. On the nouveau side, choices include shrimp ā€˜nā€™ grits with peppers, scallions, pork belly and soft-cooked egg. Dinner brings "Liver & Onions" that gets a sly reinvention with seared foie gras, onion pierogi and a bourbon gastrique. And there's an homage to Bern's with a pressed steak sandwich that features alpine cheeses and a French onion au jus, served with onion rings. The wine cellar, drawn from the onsite wine shop, averages around a hundred labels. Frequently changing desserts always include something chocolate. Service is attentive. Head to the hip rooftop bar for a post-prandial cocktail.


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