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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 3 days ago via mobile

Whenever you get a big name restaurant your always skeptic of it’s all hype or well worth it. We had a great time and great meal with amazing staff. Our food came out quickly which we were all surprised about as it was very packed...More

Thank ChantelG87
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I’ve been going here for years, either for business meetings of with friends and always enjoy it. The service is always great too, I can’t remember having one waitress/waiter we didn’t like. The menu is a decent size because it includes sushi, prices are pretty...More

Thank hungryguy50
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I went here with my family on a Sunday afternoon . We were actually supposed to go to another restaurant and turned around and saw one of our favorites right across the street so we went there for lunch. They have an amazing lunch deal...More

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The Tall Buddha statue in the middle, the interiors, and the service is top class. The Menu is quite decent Asian menu and doesn’t disappoint. I would surely recommend to Asian food lovers.

Thank Masked-Caper
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is amazing -from the moment we stepped inside off the street, we felt like we had been taken away to a different world while dining there. The ambiance was beautiful and the food was the best food we have had in a long...More

Thank Blueeyes_two1
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Dined here with my daughter at this location. Aside from having excellent service from start to finish, every dish we ordered was very delicious. The food was as good as it looked and best of all portions were very generous . Most dishes are good...More

Thank Claudia H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Tao is a good choice for good food... but I wouldn't say it's the best food I have ever had. That being said, I did really enjoy the lobster wontons and the sea bass was incredible. There were 4 of us and we ordered a...More

Thank Vintage2009
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went here for wife’s birthday. Definitely packed when we came. Loved the restaurant layup- we sat upstairs. Service was quick, but food fell just a little short of expectations. Definitely had better Chinese food from far less expensive restaurants. However, it is a nice spot...More

Thank Paul A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We enjoy dining at Tao after 59E59. The best part is trying different dishes each visit but we always order one of the three ribs, an absolute must.

Thank SMT89
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Food was no better then ok They charge for the sushi first for roll then for the tuna then for avocado So we end up with 19 dollar for 1 hand-roll The Pad tai was so sweet , that it’s felt like dessert Service was...More

Thank Traveler4525
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kevin l
April 23, 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.
March 29, 2017|
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Response from Venkatesh D | Reviewed this property |
Absolutely great place to have large group fun night.
November 20, 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, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
11:30 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
11:30 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
11:30 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
11:30 a.m. - 1:00 a.m.
11:30 a.m. - 1:00 a.m.
11:30 a.m. - 1:00 a.m.
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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