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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” (44 reviews)
“sushi” (144 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 2 days ago via mobile

Amazing Asian kitchen! I went with my son, ambience was very distinguishing and nice! Friendly personnel, fresh and delicious dishes 😋👌

Thank Nino C
Reviewed 2 days ago

I'm wary of fusion cuisine because it can be synonymous with bastardized. So when my husband picked this restaurant based on reviews, I kept my fingers crossed hoping the high price $$$ would justify itself. He had the salmon and it was perfection. Son &...More

Thank Dendensky
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Great food- noisy but love the Big Budha and atmosphere. Food was great- has options for kids. Waiter was awesome. Sushi was good especially Tuna Taki

Thank Robert H
Reviewed 4 days ago

I went for Restaurant week lunch with 2 friends and we had a lovely experience! the main course of the Branzino was spectacular! The service was excellent. The prime ribs appetizer was so so, which was a surprise to us as I heavenly had great...More

Thank Charmant
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Probably One of the best Asian restaurants in New York , beautiful Buddha setting, with great atmosphere...

Thank ronenshamir
Reviewed 1 week ago

Tao Uptown is a trendy Asian Fusion restaurant. The ambiance was great, the appetizers were good. There is a giant Buddha in the main dining area, soft lighting and contemporary music. We had the chicken satay and shrimp satay for appetizers which was good. Our...More

Thank Karen B
Reviewed 1 week ago

from the time I walked in with my family, it was a pleasant experience. I was seated with family close to the Buddha and from the moment we sat the service was fantastic the Wait Team and Managers were on their game.

Thank BigBoyCooking
Reviewed 1 week ago

I had the Kung Pao chicken with rice and it actually tasted just like Panda Express orange chicken. My daughter got the sashimi and it was just OK. The side greens was good. Probably would not go back.

Thank 179stepheno
Reviewed 1 week ago

Make reservations it gets very busy. The restaurant has a club like atmosphere which makes it hard to hear anyone. The waiting staff are very attentive and the food is delicious, but if you are looking for somewhere quieter and more intimate, Tao is not...More

Thank Gurkiranpreet K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nicely done restaurant and the atmosphere is worth it. The food is good don’t get me wrong but it’s pretty expensive for what it is.

Thank stephbrooks91
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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, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, 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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