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TAO Downtown

92 9th Ave, New York City, NY 10011-5020
+1 212-399-6000
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good26%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“mongolian beef” (10 reviews)
“satay” (15 reviews)
“crispy rice” (10 reviews)
Chinese, Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
92 9th Ave, New York City, NY 10011-5020
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Reviewed 5 days ago

I recently had my birthday dinner at Tao Downtown and had a wonderful time. Ben was our server and he had just enough NY swag and just enough attentiveness to make our experience super fun and sexy. My group and I had a bunch a...More

Thank Michaela L
Reviewed 5 days ago

Had dinner with my family. The decor and ambiance are fabulous. Attentive and prompt service. The food could be more flavorful and portions larger.

Thank just r
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had made reservations for a special occasion for 7:30 we had got there earlier then we had expected & the staff was very gracious to get us set earlier. Our waitress was very attentive &helpful with our drinks and starters ! Great food. This...More

Thank dp242015
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went there with my daughter and we were both amazed by the decoration but when it comes to the food we both agreed that you should not visit the place for its food.

Thank MikkelsenPer
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had booket a table, and when we got there in time they said our table would be ready «any minute». After 30 minutes we asked again, and again they told us the table would be ready in any minute. We had to wait an...More

Thank 452mango
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Booked a month in advance as wanted to go on a Saturday night and heard its extremely busy! Lovely venue, fantastic atmosphere. Food was great! Although preferred the starters/sushi and small plates to the main meals. So next time will definitely have lots of small...More

Thank Laura I
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The decoration and interior design is wow. The food is average. Overpriced I think Overall prices is on the moderate to high range (especially drinks are high priced)

Thank Reina B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

There are two TAO restaurants. The best is downtown Chelsea. Make sure to make a reservation and be on time. Love the Pekín duck and there is no better desert in NY that the giant fortune cookie!

Thank ireneperurena
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

No surprise this restaurant is owned by the same group as Beauty and Essex, my late night restaurant favorite. The vibe is very similar, just turned up quite a bit. I think Tao is my new favorite. The seafood black rice and wagyu beef were...More

Thank ezellam
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We came to tao Downtown on 8/6/18 very pleasant greeting, we were asked to wait in the bar area until our table was ready. Very impressed at this point. Once called to our table we were seated in a lovely booth. Although very noisy, a...More

Thank jeaniebeanie9
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DeAnjole' S
July 8, 2018|
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Response from ellalivi04 | Reviewed this property |
I would call them directly and ask. With a party that size I would think you would want advance reservations anyway.
June 2, 2018|
Response from ealley123 |
Never mind! I see that it doesn’t open until 5:00.
June 2, 2018|
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Response from anupriya_singhal | Reviewed this property |
I think so yes - although we went for dinner & it was jam packed - lunch may be easier but why take a chance
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 4:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 4:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 4:00 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 92 9th Ave, New York City, NY 10011-5020
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Chelsea
  • Neighbourhood: Chelsea
  • Phone Number: +1 212-399-6000
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