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Tao

42 E 58th St, New York City, NY 10022-1910
+1 212-888-2288
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good31%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“orange chicken” (46 reviews)
“sushi” (149 reviews)
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CUISINES
Chinese, Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Thai, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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LOCATION
42 E 58th St, New York City, NY 10022-1910
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Reviewed yesterday

Arriving at Tao is a bit underwhelming. You’re put into a crowded holding pen and given a buzzer to let you know when your table is ready. If you’ve ordered a drink, they won’t add that to table bill so you have to settle up...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Travellerq10000000
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We had the fixed price menu around 3.45pm on a Saturday. The food was delicious with generous sized portions, however our mains were on the table before our starter had been taken away. A long wait for a refill on my sofa and had to...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Simone B
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Every trip to NYC includes a stop at Tao Uptown. The Miso Sea Bass is outstanding, buttery smooth and perfectly cooked. Very filling...don’t load up on appetizers! Some in group got the $31.50 three course lunch special which is a great deal (but no Sea...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank JackB671
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We wanted to try out recently opened Tao Restaurant. It’s one our favorites when visiting Vegas so we wanted to see if this one is as good. We went for early reservations on a Wednesday night and were able to book table for 2. Nothing...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank MidlifeTravel
Reviewed 5 days ago

The food was good, not great and definatly not worth the money. Service rushed you throu the meal, when you put your chopsticks down after a dish the next one was on the table. I agree that you should not have to wait for the...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank babsan1
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We made a reservation about an hour before dinner. We had a short wait when we arrived for our table, which honestly felt like a ploy to buy more drinks. It’s incredibly loud inside, with pop music blaring so loud you can barely hear anything...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank jelizaa
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We ordered from the Pre Fixe lunch menu. Appetizer, entree' & dessert were inclusive. The food was good & nice atmosphere . This is one of the restaurants that's in my bucket list.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank lyrea06
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Such a cool place for food and drinks. we ordered so much food as everything looked amazing so we couldn’t even finish it. Pricy but worth it.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Ashleigh_J90
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went here after a show and found it quite busy. We were taken upstairs which I recommend. It’s not so nosy or crowded up there. Our service was excellent and the food very good. We ordered a couple of small plates, shrimp tempura and...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank jc0425
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I visited your restaurant with friends for lunch We had the most amazing time. We started with the sushi rice with tuna. I almost started to do the wave. So good of taste. The rest we ordered was also very beautiful. The service was really...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank mwamsterdam1
Nearby
Midtown
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
...More
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SamUK1
November 4, 2018|
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Response from razorwan | Reviewed this property |
I usually ate there before 3:00 and it was still available. Lunchtime usually runs from 11:30 to 3:00. I'm not certain if the fixed price goes beyond that.
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NSFaulkes
October 16, 2018|
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Response from Lynn F | Reviewed this property |
I think they would absolutely love going there. What a special treat and experience for them! Make sure to take a camera :)
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Shereen S
September 3, 2018|
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Response from Traveler4525 | Reviewed this property |
Better to book for dinner , for lunch you don’t need
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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, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
Monday
11:30 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
Tuesday
11:30 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
Wednesday
11:30 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
Thursday
11:30 a.m. - 1:00 a.m.
Friday
11:30 a.m. - 1:00 a.m.
Saturday
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
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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