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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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“sushi” (134 reviews)
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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 via mobile

My wife and I came here for her birthday celebration and it offered a fabulous diverse menu of Asian across Chinese, Japanese and Thai cuisines. Ambience is an A+ and we went with pork Dim Sum followed by Lobster Wonton soup, salad and a Chef...More

Thank travelpeepz
Reviewed 5 days ago

Came with a large group of people and really enjoyed ourselves. The food was good but not great. Much more of an Asian fusion flavor than a tradional flavor. The giant fortune cookie filled with mousse was particulary good. A bit on the noisy side...More

Thank Eric D
Reviewed 6 days ago

One of the hottest places in NYC. Amazing Asian Cuisine. The TAO Brand known around the Globe for Incredible food and a great scene. Look around, you will see a celebrity or two. Make sure you book a reservation well in advance. Staff is so...More

Thank I4370UXanthonyb
Reviewed 1 week ago

A large, vibrant and low lit restaurant. It's quite a hot spot - similar to Buddha Bar (Knightsbridge) in London, UK. The food is mediocre and certainly not great value for the price. I would suggest drinks as they have quite a few bars inside....More

1  Thank nicoledelizabeth
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are someone that likes high end Chinese and Japanese food then this is the place for you. The restaurant has a very cool and funky ambiance with a big buddha statue in the middle and a bar at the front of the restaurant....More

Thank ZDG12345
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I went here with my family in law and some friends of theirs. When we arrived the place looked stunning. We ordered some vegetarian dumplings which were nice. My boyfriend and me are both vegetarians so we ordered the vegetarian pad thai. Mine however had...More

Thank Yasmine B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you look for an experience like buddha bar, this is the place you have to go. Nice, club style ambience, good service and delicious food all in the perfect location.

Thank Gagik
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stanning ambiance and decor. Excellent Service . Exceptionally tasety food . Far eastern fusion food that consistently exceed your expectation and impress your family friends and business associates. Reservation is required and you might have to wait a while for your reserved table. Relatively high...More

Thank Amnon S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Whilst we accept Christmas is a busy time of year, when you make a reservation for dinner, turn up on time, be told the table isn’t ready and then have to wait over 30mins to be seated in a bar area that is rammed... doesn’t...More

Thank 1_DRB_1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was ok. Not the best of Tao. The service was slow and not paying attention to detailss. The spare ribs were dry not the best day fir Tao

Thank Hector M
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kevin l
24 April 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.
29 March 2017|
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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
US$25 - US$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
Romantic, Bar Scene, 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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