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Tao

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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CUISINES
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Thai, Chinese, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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LOCATION
42 E 58th St, New York City, NY 10022-1910
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Reviewed yesterday

Was trying to go back to Avra Madison but last minute reservation for 4 was not possible. So Ariana got me into TAO Uptown for the same time.. The place is dark, a little noisy and I was told the air wasn't working properly..But as...More

Thank joeybb2016
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went here for my birthday this year and it was not disappointing. I love Thai and everything we tasted here was good. The decor is unparalleled; the gigantic Buddha is awesome to see. Not cheap but then again it is NYC and Tao is a...More

Thank SimoneC
Kyle P, Marketing Coordinator at Tao, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Dear SimoneC, Thank you for choosing to dine with us at TAO! We are thrilled to hear about your overall experience and we hope to see you again during your next trip to NYC! Sincerely, Kyle P. TAO Group

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had dinner The restaurant has impressive design with big Buda onside ( see picture) We ordered few small dishes which was not so small, but tasty Good asian restaurant - recommended

Thank Haim V
Kyle P, Marketing Coordinator at Tao, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Haim V, Thank you for taking the time to send us feedback. We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your experience while dining with us at TAO and we hope to welcome you back in the near future! Sincerely, Kyle P. TAO Group

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

So this place isn't my top recon for business lunch or dinner. But big Buddha statue helps definitely some conversation with those who don't have much common topic. Also, this dessert, giant fortune cookie is good to make everyone smile even though the conversation turns...More

Thank nyay
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Recent years there are slew high end Asian fusion restaurants in NY opened (and closed) but I still like this original one better. The big Buddha is unmatched so far. The cocktail girls are prettier. The food is authentic. The Buddha chicken is terribly dry...More

Thank Irene E
Reviewed 1 week ago

Best surroundings of any restaurant I visited in NYC, the Buddha, the fish, the dimmed lighting - brilliant ambience. Food was very good and moderately priced for this type of establishment in NYC. Cocktails were the best!! Service was also very good, friendly and attentative,...More

Thank HOLIDAYoholic
Kyle P, Marketing Coordinator at Tao, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear HOLIDAYoholic, We are grateful to receive such a wonderful review. Thank you for choosing to dine with us at TAO during your trip to New York and we look forward to seeing you next time! Sincerely, Kyle P. TAO Group

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We love visiting this restaurant but it was a bit pricey to bring the kids. Our bill for 5 without alcohol was $400 with tip😳With hat being said, the food was amazing! We had the sea bass and the filet along with the sausage fried...More

Thank Jazna5
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I love Thai food. the food was good. the atmosphere was beautiful. but the food was just good. i was expecting something amazing and different for the price. . .

Thank Teri J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

One of the best places to be in new york to have a delicious dinner and unwind with a couple of drinks.must reserve a table its super busy.the atmosphere is pleasant very nicely decorated with friendly staff.a drink is 25 dollars wich is pricey cant...More

Thank elena g
Kyle P, Marketing Coordinator at Tao, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Elena, Thank you for sharing your experience with us! We look forward to welcoming you back at TAO soon and often! Sincerely, Kyle P. TAO Group

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Go for the buddha but order whatever you want on the planet. We had traditional appetizers like satay and dumplings. But also unusual choices such as sea bass kabobs and raw tuna on rice cakes. My son, who is very picky, loved the chicken fried...More

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

Dear Cafoxmd, Thank you for taking the time to post your review. We are delighted to hear that you and your guests enjoyed the food, service and overall experience while dining with us at TAO Uptown. We hope you enjoyed your show as well! We...More

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the Chrysler Building and Empire State Building,
iconic public buildings like Grand Central Terminal
and the New York Public Library, and the non-stop
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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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britty123
29 March 2017|
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Response from Venkatesh D | Reviewed this property |
Absolutely great place to have large group fun night.
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Marpilates
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
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$25 - US$80
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 00:00
Monday
11:30 - 00:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 00:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 00:00
Thursday
11:30 - 01:00
Friday
11:30 - 01:00
Saturday
11:30 - 01:00
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
Description
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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