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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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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 5 days ago

I love Chinese food, but dont get the chance to get REALLY good Chinese food often. This is by far the BEST Chinese Ive ever had..everyone in our party of four agreed with this! We ate here for an Anniversary dinner (made reservations on Open...More

Thank camefromfairfield
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Went here for dinner on Saturday night. We got there early (6pm) and there were kids and families still there. Not sure I would have brought my children here. By the time we left it was more of an adult crowd. GREAT vibes. Hip, modern,...More

Thank marypang
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful restaurant. Delicious food at typical NYC prices. Tables were very close together and made it hard to move. Service was excellent

Thank cherieg207
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The atmosphere there is amazing but bc it’s so dark you can’t actually see what you eat! Except that everything is great! Food is amazing! So fresh and delicious! Highly recommended!

Thank olczixi
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had reservations, seated promptly & than waited 20 minutes for our drinks.Placed our order & 10 minutes later were served.Serious timing issues. All 3 of our dinners were so-so at best.Clearly don't understand the hype. I will return to the always great , authentic...More

Thank jclinden07
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good ambiance to go with a quality selection of dishes and service. Took the family to celebrate a graduation and the choice of the restaurant was the perfect end to a special day. Mary was the perfect hostess. Absolutely top class 👍🏼

Thank Ranjan M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Came there with low expectations but was pleasantly surprised. The decor is exotic. The lighting was a little too dark for my taste. The food was average except for the dessert which was my favorite part of the meal. The service was great. The cost...More

Thank Radnyc98
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We love this restaurant for an early dinner. We usually have one cocktail and two or three dishes to share. Todays Lobster and shrimp roll would have been better without the sauce as sauce covered up the flavor. Otherwise food was great.

Thank rwfishermn
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Came there with high expectations but was truly disappointed. Whilst the decor is nice, the atmosphere is pleasant and the service is good- the food was average or even less. We each had a soup (only two options) which was almost like drinking a bottle...More

Thank David d
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A fun restaurant centrally located in midtown NY. It is a bit of a conveyor belt but enjoyable none the less. The appetisers were lovely, as were the mains but if you're not big eaters, I would advise you share. I will come back when...More

Thank Piglet66
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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, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
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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