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TAO Restaurant & Bar

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Stationsweg 6, 8911 AG Leeuwarden, The Netherlands
+31 58 213 1514
12:00 - 22:00
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Mon - Fri 12:00 - 22:00
Sat - Sun 16:00 - 22:00
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Cologne, Germany
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3 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2016 via mobile

We ordered some boxes of sushi for take away and realised at our place, that one box is completely missing. Other boxes were incomplete. Although we've been the only customers at this place, they were not able to make the right boxes for us. I called the manager and he told me, that they don't bring anything and that he... More 

Thank Alexej G
Geneva, Florida
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35 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 May 2016

This is a Japanese Sushi restaurant that gives you the chance to try a little bit of everything. They have 113 items on the menu, each guest picks 5 things to order. After your choices are brought to your table, you get to pick another 5 items. You can do this 5 times! I only made it through 3 rounds.... More 

Thank mstephens3701
Park City, Utah
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 April 2016 via mobile

I was expecting more from this restaurant considering we had to make a reservation in order to eat on a Saturday night. What I did not realize until my friend and I arrived, however, was that it is a fixed-price, all-you-can-eat sushi joint and not an actual sushi restaurant. If you are looking for great sushi, this is not the... More 

Thank ReaganMurphy
Leeuwarden, The Netherlands
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2016 via mobile

Tao is mediocre at best, it's a sushi restaurant for people who have never had sushi before. The staff are not unfriendly or friendly, they just are, like being seved by an accountant.. You fill out want you want to order on a list and you don't get everything but they try and make you pay for all of it.... More 

Thank Teach1965
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121 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 January 2016

I spent a very enjoyable two weeks in Leeuwarden and loved the fixed price or "all you can eat" concept adopted by many good restaurants. TAO is a great quality Chinese / Asian fusion restaurant: not the usual all you can eat buffet rubbish but great quality food that is freshly prepared as the diner ploughs through the comprehensive menu.... More 

Thank Richard L
London, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2015

Great value for money. In general I am not keen on all you can eat concepts (mainly because of the buffet or poor service) In this restaurant there is plenty of staff with good attitude and the range and quality of dishes is very good for the price.

Thank HotelloCulture
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 May 2015 via mobile

The service and food were very good. All you can eat buffet. Well worth the cost. The food doesn't take long to come out either. Place was packed and we still got a table within 2 minutes.

Thank Eyez B
The Netherlands
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231 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2015

The atmosphere at the restaurant is nice. Service is good. It is an all you can eat sushi place but of course you can also have other small dishes not being sushi/fish. Quality of the food is good. I had the chardonnay wine, which was not so good. The sauvignon blanc was a very good alternative. A bit of bummer... More 

Thank Tamaragw
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29 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 January 2015

I was here twice, and lo liked it. Food is fresh, and i really like the concept with going several rounds, instead of ordring all at once. Sushi is good for the money. Service could be better. Some of the staff looks like they would rather be somewhere else, and some times the wait was longer than nessesary. Both times... More 

Thank Linda B
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161 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2015

The restaurant has a one-choice formula. You can choose five times fives small dishes from the menu for a fair price. After three rondes y'ill discover that it may be enough already. Drinks are not includes in the menu. The service is good and efficiënt. The quality of the food and ambienceis average. For two hours you have for the... More 

Thank Siem J

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Japanese, Seafood, Sushi, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Delivery, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
16:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Stationsweg 6, 8911 AG Leeuwarden, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  Friesland Province  >  Leeuwarden
  • Phone Number: +31 58 213 1514

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?