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Tao

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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All hours
CUISINES
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Thai, Chinese, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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Food
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LOCATION
42 E 58th St, New York City, NY 10022-1910
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

To keep it short, very rude and bad-mannered service, the manager Bill was extremely disrespectful towards my children and I. He was yelling at my young son for blowing out the candles and when I arrived he even raised his voice at me. The food...More

Thank EVega01
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

"Me and the wife always wanted to come to Tao, ever since we seen one in Vegas. So here we are, enjoyed the wonder food, culture, restaurant vibes,etc. All in all was more than we expected and will definitely be returning in the near future!...More

Thank Antonio L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband had dinner here a few weeks ago with colleagues. I came to NYC for this trip and Tao was the one place he wanted me to try. We had an amazing meal. Our waiter was awesome, described the plates, offered suggestions for the...More

Thank trvldog
Kyle P, Marketing Coordinator at Tao, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Dear trvldog, Thank you for choosing to dine with us during your trip to New York. We hope to see you at TAO or one of our sister venues next time! Sincerely, Kyle P. TAO Group

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

our dinner overall was good. For the price is there similar or better places cheaper? Yes! The ambience is great. Service gets busy. The chicken skewers were just OK. The tempura shrimp and Chinese sausage was good. The beef ribs were tender. The fortune cookie...More

Thank Autumn M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Over priced asian food . outrageous service. As we know asian food we were deeply disappointed from this restaurant .

Thank Gabriel B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We've met a group for business dinners here for years. Food is incredible-especially the sushi appetizers, fish, scallops, shrimp and beef options all excellent choices. Make reservations early as it's very popular. We saw large families and couple enjoying the Zen experience. A can't miss...More

Thank Jeff N
Kyle P, Marketing Coordinator at Tao, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Jeff, Thank you for taking the time to send us feedback! We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your experience while dining with us at Tao. We hope to see you soon and often! Sincerely, Kyle P. TAO Group

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went for dinner and when I walked in I was shocked. Not what I expected. The mood is beautiful. Huge Buddas and other art all around the restaurant. The food is different and so good. Seen a few famous people which frequent often. A must...More

Thank Moegolden
Kyle P, Marketing Coordinator at Tao, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Moegolden, Thank you for dining with us at TAO! We are ecstatic to hear that your experience exceeded your expectations. We hope to see you soon and often! Sincerely, Kyle P. TAO Group

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our neighbor turned 50 this weekend so we did a NYC weekend. Hello Dolly on Saturday, drinks @ the INK 48 rooftop bar (amazing) and dinner @ TAO Midtown. I have eaten at TAO in Las Vegas and the food was good, but here it...More

Thank Ron M
Kyle P, Marketing Coordinator at Tao, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Ron, Thank you for celebrating your neighbor's birthday at TAO! We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed the food, service and overall experience while dining with us. We hope to welcome you back in the near future! Sincerely, Kyle P. TAO Group

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice place, delicious food, beautiful people! By de way, one excelent option for your night with friends, family or love!!!

Thank renatapinto
Kyle P, Marketing Coordinator at Tao, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Renatapinto, We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your evening with us at TAO! We look forward to seeing you back at our restaurant and nightclub soon and often! Sincerely, Kyle P. TAO Group

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

First time we visit Tao and from the entrance door on the decor and ambiance is amazing ! Music not to loud , lights soft enough. Very romantic. Service is outstanding! Large selection of drinks, wines and cocktails and a more amazing selection of saki...More

Thank maribelcuprilldefust
Kyle P, Marketing Coordinator at Tao, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear maribelcuprilldefust, We are grateful to receive such a lovely review! We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed the food, service and overall experience while dining with us at TAO and we look forward to welcoming you and your guests back in the near...More

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kevin l
Closest parking garage?
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.
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britty123
I have only been to Tao downtown. Is this a good place to eat with a larger group for a girls night?
29 March 2017|
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Response from Venkatesh D | Reviewed this property |
Absolutely great place to have large group fun night.
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Marpilates
Would you reccomend Tao for New Year's Eve?Will be with my husband in New York for our honeymoon and need a nice place to spend that evening.Thank you :)
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
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$25 - US$80
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 00:00
Monday
11:30 - 00:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 00:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 00:00
Thursday
11:30 - 01:00
Friday
11:30 - 01:00
Saturday
11:30 - 01:00
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>  > Manhattan
  • Neighbourhood: Manhattan
  • Phone Number: +1 212-888-2288
Description
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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