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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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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

Like always Tao didn't disappoint, one of my all time favorite restaurants. Hard to get a reservation so do it with time if you know you will be NYC and want to go for sure. Food is amazing and service was great, DJ music, pretty...More

Thank Monica P
Reviewed 5 days ago

We went for dinner with friends, their choice. We had to wait for our reservation but that was not a problem. It was more of a noise level that makes hearing each other extremely difficult. The bar scene is very crowded and noisy. Once we...More

Thank barbararadebach
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was a shame because the food was great and they obviously have a talented kitchen team. Unfortunately they are badly let down by the front of house. Our waitress was just plain rude and angry! We wondered why then met her manageress. The expression...More

Thank JimD7777
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went back to Tao 10 years after my last visit. On a business trip we were looking for Asian food and I happened to recall a previous visit to Tao, So many years later it didn't disappoint. Great ambience, super nice food and great service.

Thank kkdeacon
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First time at this trendy restaurant and we definitely had a great meal. The food is delicious, the atmosphere is warm and the service very efficient. At lunch time they have a fixed price menu at an excellent value for money. Definitely recommended!

1  Thank Shanij60
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went here for lunch and everything started perfect, welcome was lovely, the venue is stunning, the waiter was good as were the starters. Half way through our starters our mains arrived. I was confused as we hadn't finished our starters. Kindly/confused I advised the...More

3  Thank vimalp p
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited for my sister's 21st birthday - we knew we were going somewhere expensive but we knew she'd love the style of the place and after many recommendations we knew we had to go! The staff were really accommodating, letting us decorate the table...More

Thank Rena K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We chose Tao Uptown for our last evening in New York City, and we chose well! It's located in a central, hip part of Manhattan, close to the 5th avenue and Central park. The patronage is varied and generally good: many professionals and some families,...More

Thank Leonardo d
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We go all the time when we are in NY. This time it was okay. Not five stars. Duck very greasy. But always fun, but not cheap. Find USD 7 for one piece of sashimi pricy. USD 17 for one piece of toro. Compared to...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Tao was my daughter's favorite restaurant when she lived in New York several years ago. It is still a wonderful dining experience. We had a helpful, friendly waitress who made great meal suggestions. I love the décor and the food was delicious.

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

Hi Mary, Thank you for joining us at TAO! We are delighted to hear about your experience while dining with us and we hope to see you again soon and often! Sincerely, Kyle P. TAO Group

This is the iconic New York that so many visitors
imagine before they visit—spectacular skyscrapers like
the Chrysler Building and Empire State Building,
iconic public buildings like Grand Central Terminal
and the New York Public Library, and the non-stop
hustle and bustle of the city streets. Fifth Avenue is
a shopper's heaven where you can find every kind of
store imaginable, with fashion brands ranging from the
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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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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
USD 25 - USD 80
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, 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, Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
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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