Tao

(212) 888-2288 | View Website

42 E 58TH St., New York, NY | Directions   10022

40.762653 -73.971480

Open Hours

LUNCH Mon�Fri: 11:30am�5:00pm DINNER Sun�Tue: 5:00pm-12:00am Wed�Sat: 5:00pm�1:00am

 
Restaurants, $$$$, Asian  more

More Cuisine: Pan-Asian & Pacific Rim

Tags: Bar Scene, Group Dining, Lunch Spot, Online Reservations, People Watching

Payment Methods: American Express, Diners Club, MasterCard, Visa

Neighborhoods: Midtown, Midtown Center

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Tao
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From The Owners of Tao

Few places have the vibe and verve that make this sprawling, cavernous space shimmy and sparkle. A former theater, Tao features a giant…

Menu
Bamboo Steamed Vegetable Dumplings, Chicken Gyoza, Pork Potstickers, Imperial Vegetable Egg Roll, Pork Spring Roll, Peking Duck Spring Roll, Lobster and Shrimp Spring Roll, Lacquered Roast Pork, Chinese Five Spice Short Ribs, Dragon Tail Spare Ribs... more

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Tao
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If there's an Asian fusion heaven, this might be it. We all know how rare it is to find a place that matches its quality of ambiance with its quality of food. A perfect blend.

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5.0
2 months ago

Excellent

3.0
over a year ago

Meh... – So I finally went to Tao…the restaurant with the giant Buddha! Part of the big box Asian restaurant...

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over a year ago

A 15-foot gilt Buddha perched in a gurgling fountain looks on as you dine on creative Asian fare at this glitzy Midtown eatery. Housed in a former movie theater, Tao makes the most of its soaring ceiling, exposed brick walls and intimate…

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4.0
over a year ago

Fascinating decor – The experience was truly fascinating. The decor is really nice and a wonderful place for a date or with...

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3.0
over a year ago

I don't drink so I can't speak to the bar... – I don't drink so I can't speak to the bar scene except that the entire place is packed, LOUD, uber trendy...

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3.0
over a year ago

great decor with a giant buddha statue to top it off. fo... – great decor with a giant buddha statue to top it off. food was excellent despite general criticisms. a...

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2.0
over a year ago

Um... go there for drinks only. Dinner sucked. The decor ... – Um... go there for drinks only. Dinner sucked. The decor was nice. It's very loud in there, don't expect to...

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3.0
over a year ago

Great decor, STRONG drinks and very stylish crowd. Food i... – Great decor, STRONG drinks and very stylish crowd. Food is good but nothing to write home about...wouldn't...

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1.0
over a year ago

tao simply sucks. if you want to preserve your ear drums,... – tao simply sucks. if you want to preserve your ear drums, do not go here. if you want to actually eat, do...

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3.0
over a year ago

I think Tao must be advertizing in every tourist magazine... – I think Tao must be advertizing in every tourist magazine in London. Everyone who visits asks to go to Tao....

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You Just Blew a... Fusion? - Top Best Asian Fusion Restaurants in NYC Asian fusion broke ground for all the other fusions... but still manages to be the best kind. These…
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Nominated for:
Chinese (2010)
Group Dining (2010)
Sushi (2010)
Chinese (2009)
Korean Food (2009)
Pan Asian Restaurant (2009)
Thai Food (2009)
People Watching (2007)
Pan Asian Restaurant (2005)
People Watching (2005)
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