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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” (43 reviews)
“sushi” (141 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

Waiters were excellent and didn't hurry us along - even though we were celebrating. Loved the pre-fix meal as it made it more affordable but did not take away the quality of the food. Very impressed and will be back!

Thank lovestacy
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Where do I start? The food, the service and atmosphere is brilliant. The chicken satay was excellent however the starter that stole the show was the satay of Chilean sea bass with miso glaze. That was exceptional and an absolute must have. The pad thai...More

Thank jay c
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were 3 friends here for dinner. It's a bit like Buddakan in NY as well. But this was a great experience. We arrived just in time for our table but since it wasn't all ready we had drinks in the bar when we arrived....More

Thank Simen S
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a must do on our itinerary to New York City and it didn’t disappoint. Food sublime, staff amazing and I cannot wait to go back!

Thank Renay G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a late dinner. Food is always good. Atmosphere is awesome. Drinks are outstanding. I always go here whenever in NYC.

Thank blackjackdog2
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent atmosphere and the food is even better!!! The orange chicken was by far the best I've ever had!! Joanna, our server, was friendly and knowledgeable. Servers and busers all work together great to clear tables and ensure you have everything you need. Bathrooms are...More

Thank indygirl8451
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The decor of this restaurant is lovely. We had an excellent waiter and truly enjoyed our meal. I would definitely visit again on my next trip.

Thank dainnat
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was my third time at Uptown Tao and 5th at a Tao venue. Hostesses did a good job welcoming guests. Neil, our server, was lovely. This was a large group celebrating a 21st Birthday for twins. The girls were so excited to visit but...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The service here is remarkable. They provide that predictive service that shows they know their menu and know their clients. The speed of service and the quality of their food complements the fabulous decore. Go. You'll love it.

Thank NokomisMichelle
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Food was good, service was good. The pop music playing in the background was annoying. They should not play anything or they should play more zen like music to match the huge Buddha in the room.

Thank laksynow
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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
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Romantic
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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