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Haven in Tampa is known for its cheese and whiskey

Posted at 2:55 PM, Aug 19, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-19 14:55:33-04

TAMPA, Fla.—Enjoy a carefully-crafted cheese and whiskey collection at Haven in SOHO Tampa.

Haven is a part of the Bern's Steak House family. The restaurant serves everything from charcuterie boards to fried chicken to filet mignon, all while providing a relaxing dining environment.

“We do really serious food here, but we don’t take ourselves too serious,” said Chad Johnson, executive chef at Haven. “I always joke that if I see somebody put their elbows on the table and eat with their hands, I take that as a complement.”

Haven is best known for its cheese and whiskey collections. Although the selection has been cut back due to COVID-19, the restaurant usually has more than 50 cheeses on the rotating menu. The amount of whiskey on-site fluctuates, but Haven currently has around 700 options!

On Wednesdays you can take part in Fried Chicken Night, which highlights a different fried chicken dish each week. The meal serves 2-4 people for $35, and the flavors each week range from traditional southern cuisine to Thai inspiration.

"Our menu never stays the same," said Johnson. "That's one thing I always tell people, is like...nothing on our menu is consistent, just the quality is consistent."

From August 18-September 1, Haven is participating in Tampa Bay Taco Takeover. Guests can enjoy three shaved beef tacos with coal roasted onions, danger sauce, cabbage, and smoked paprika to get a fourth taco free. They also have $5 Altos passion fruit margaritas to wash them down with.

Haven is located at 2208 West Morrison Avenue in Tampa. Grab a seat inside or on one of the two outdoor patios. You can also check out their delivery menu through Uber Eats.

To learn more about what the restaurant has to offer, click here.