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42 E 58th St, New York City, NY 10022-1910
+1 212-888-2288
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good32%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“orange chicken” (41 reviews)
“sushi” (139 reviews)
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Chinese, Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Thai, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
42 E 58th St, New York City, NY 10022-1910
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Reviewed yesterday

This place is pure fun. Yes, the food and drinks are expensive and the atmosphere is loud and busy but its still a must. The food is off the chart amazing and the environment is one of a kind. Yes, even with reservations you are...More

Thank Russ F
Reviewed yesterday

Poppedin Mid afternnon for a drink - great service, and a good meeting place - the locals pop in and out. If yo ucannot get a reservation drop pin for a drink and soak up the atmosphere !

Thank Kski
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The decor of the place was brilliant, very classy. Our waiter was outstanding, his name was Eric and he couldn’t help enough, so friendly and attentive even though he had a busy section, he really knew the menu and was able to advise us on...More

Thank Sean N
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have eaten in a lot of places this kind of food and never before I have tried and spectacular and delicious one like this, services is wonderful and the flavor like nothing other. I fully recommend this place

Thank rodolfo t
Reviewed 1 week ago

Worth the noise We had the best dinner.....including spicy tuna on crispy rice.....amazing crispy shrimp in lettuce beds..... Filet Mignon and salmon....all top drawer... Great place for a celebration.... Dessert over the top.....a platter of ice creams....banana pudding....chocolate creations...fruits....that stretched across the table.

Thank Faye F
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The design of the restaurant is amazing! Food is great and service was very friendly and professional.

Thank Hollylaria
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After a hectic morning in the Big Apple it was so nice to visit Tao for lunch. The ambiance was so relaxing and warm, I felt completely at ease the moment I walked in. The food was good. Try their plumb wine.

Thank Dwight B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On entry the hostess was arrogant and irritating.... She may have thought she came a cress as consummate professional, but we thought she was rude and arrogant.... Not friendly at all.... The staff at the bar are making themselves too busy to say hi..... It's...More

1  Thank maxinea963
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The restaurant is fabulous from the inside, its got a great atmosphere and the staff are really friendly. The food was amazing and delicious but can get quite filling! The dumplings were the most delicious, they had a special of shrimp and chicken. Would definitely...More

Thank sp043
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The TAO is one of the best Asian restaurants I’ve in a long time. If you find yourself in NYC its a must, and I wholly recommend the Miso Chilean Sea Bass its just amazing.

1  Thank Ramon Z
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the Chrysler Building and Empire State Building,
iconic public buildings like Grand Central Terminal
and the New York Public Library, and the non-stop
hustle and bustle of the city streets. Fifth Avenue is
a shopper's heaven where you can find every kind of
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kevin l
24 April 2017|
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Response from hknyrgnc | Reviewed this property |
I parked 154 E 53rd Street Central Parking. Those guys are good and not expensive like others.
29 March 2017|
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Response from Venkatesh D | Reviewed this property |
Absolutely great place to have large group fun night.
20 November 2016|
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Response from Pino V | Reviewed this property |
Hi, for us we felt there was a great vibe in there, I would imagine New Year's Eve would be quite awesome in there! Loved the food!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$25 - US$80
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 1:00 AM
11:30 AM - 1:00 AM
11:30 AM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 42 E 58th St, New York City, NY 10022-1910
    (Park & Madison)
  • Public Transportation: 4, 5, 6 Trains at 59th Street R, N, W Trains at 5th Avenue
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-888-2288
A 16-foot Buddha, which floats above a reflecting pool filled with Japanese carp, presides over the scene at Tao. A favorite destination for celebrities and athletes, this Pan Asian restaurant specializes in authentic Hong Kong Chinese, Japanese and Thai cuisines. Tao has three levels of dining including the prized "Skybox" which offers views of this former movie theater unparalleled in New York. In addition to its 300 seats, Tao includes a sushi bar, lounge and two bars at which to enjoy the food and the show. Appetizers range from $8 - $18; Entrees: $16 -$39. Offering $27.50 Prix Fixe Lunch Menu year round.
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