TAO Asian Bistro - Las Vegas

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Guests are transported from the City of Sin to the Pacific Rim inside TAO Asian Bistro, a 60,000 square-foot, multi-story “Asian City” housing a restaurant, banquet facilities, lounge and nightclub. Lush velvets and silks, waterfalls and century-old woods and stones accentuate the experience, and the restaurant’s signature 20-foot Buddha watches over every corner of the restaurant while floating peacefully above an infinity pool complete with Japanese koi.

Corporate Executive Chef Ralph Scamardella has developed a menu for the 400-seat restaurant by incorporating culinary components from China, Japan and Thailand. Signature dishes include offerings from sea, sky and land including Chilean Sea Bass Satay with Wok Roasted Asparagus, a preparation of Peking Duck that consistently receives accolades, and Kobe Beef Shabu Shabu along with a full sushi bar.
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4.7based on recent ratings
4.7
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4.6
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4.7
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Mexico City
3 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food4service4ambience5

Great place!!! very god food and service, great ambience!!

OT
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Love the food, very dark in the restaurant and had a hard time reading the menu. Ambiance is very nice and the water was very personable!

CC
Austin
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was wonderful. Get the cauliflower side. We were three had appetizer two mains and two sides family style.

OT
Chicago
5 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall4food4service4ambience3

We got there right as they opened for the evening. Seating was wide open. They offered us first a table next to the restrooms! We said no, please us away from the restroom. The guy had to get permission to move us. So then they put us at a table literally right next to the open kitchen!! We said, PLEASE can you put us over in the other side where its wide open and a few people are seated? Several very nice booths were open the entire time we were there. They put us in a far corner near the museum like display, right on the end near a server's station. Three lousy table seating offerings. We were tired at that point so just sat there. We had really looked forward to this restaurant. The food did not disappoint, and our server was excellent and attentive. So overall I would say it was good, but the booth at the wall would have made us much happier customers! Please save your worst tables for walk ins or when you are crowded!!!!

OT
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We have been a couple of times and each time has been nothing less than AWESOME!!! The flavours are amazing and the staff is so friendly and helpful. Will always make time for this restaurant whenever we are in Vegas!!!

CK
Dallas
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Awesome experience and fantastic food! Will certainly be back again!

r
San Francisco
73 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent food, great service. The rice with a fried egg they cut up in front of you. Also the shrimp and crab sushi is excellent. The basic chicken dish, is okay, but probably the weakest item on the menu

y
Seattle
10 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall3food2service2ambience4

Asian fusion but uses poor quality Tuna disguises that with Poke tuna. Charged extra for regular non-spicy because "it would cost more to get fresh fish" per the waiter/server. The dessert was cold when should have been warm. Rice pudding was fair at best. Disappointing experience.

OT
Seattle
2 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Great, authentic Peking (Beijing) duck, with proper crepes (not dumb buns), green onion, and hoisin - yum. $80 for 2 people in theory but it was the only food I ordered and I ate the whole duck!

OT
Las Vegas
2 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wonderful food and atmosphere! Little loud but was worth it!

T
Seattle
4 reviews
Dined 7 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Bella was our waitress and she was very sweet. The restaurant was extremely busy but she and the cooking staff didn’t miss a beat. All our drinks and food arrived quickly and tasted great. Kudos to the TAO team for running a super smooth operation. It’s one of my favorite restaurants in Vegas and I’ll make it a point to visit every time I’m here.

OT
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on December 2, 2019
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Awesome place. Best to Go on a night when the club is open because you get preferential entrance but I went on a night when the club was closed.

AB
Tampa
1 review
Dined on December 2, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Great service, food was A+, unique and exciting menu. Very noisy - not a good place for conversation.

PD
Dallas
73 reviews
Dined on December 2, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Beautiful restaurant...excellent food choices and superior service. If you go to Vegas, give Tao a try. You will not be disappointed.

S
Vancouver
31 reviews
Dined on November 29, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We got our table after an hours wait despite our advance reservation , but it was all worth it a the decor is over the top , food is spectacular, with a lot of saucy flavors, service was top notch

OT
Chicago
1 review
Dined on November 29, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food and service was excellent! I will come back there every time I visit Las Vegas!

OT
1 review
Dined on November 29, 2019
Overall4food5service3ambience5

The food was excellent but my server was not friendly.
Dud his job but nit personable. It was my daughter’s birthday also. He brought a beautiful giant fortune cookie but dud nit extend a kind wish. He just placed it in front of her.
Again, the food was excellent. The atmosphere delightful. The waiter, ruined the birthday experience and excitement!

LR
1 review
Dined on November 29, 2019
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Love this place. Such a beautiful restaurant! Great food and service.

G
Cleveland
6 reviews
Dined on November 28, 2019
Overall1food1service1ambience1

We unfortunately had a terrible experience here. Came for our sons 21st birthday. Arrived on time for our reservation. Told to wait in bar area. Waiting fifteen minutes then given a table in the bar area and told that if we wanted a table in the restaurant we would have to wait longer and no guarantee how much longer that would be. Door was left open to outside next to our table so people going to upstairs club could come in thru that side door. We literally froze sitting at the table in the bar with no view of the restaurant and couldn’t really even enjoy our meals or our sons special fortune cookie dessert. So disappointed. My son had never been before but I had taken his sister for her birthday and talked it up so much that he really looked forward to going there and I felt so bad we had such an awful experience!

OT
Atlanta
1 review
Dined on November 28, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fabulous meal that is served family style, wonderfully attentive staff, absolutely beautiful ambience. Highly recommended.

OT
1 review
Dined on November 26, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Dinner was great great service and just a good time!

TB
1 review
Dined on November 26, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I went for my birthday dinner and it was perfect!!! Delicious food and awesome service & atmosphere!!!

t
Tahoe
11 reviews
Dined on November 26, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Such a good experience at TAO! Third time with my best friend and we were not disappointed.

SN
Las Vegas
2 reviews
Dined on November 25, 2019
Overall5food4service5ambience4

We had a fabulous dinner, the food, staff and ambiance were terrific. The mushroom side dish is a MUST!
Thank you TAO

K
1 review
Dined on November 24, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We always have an amazing time at Tao. The food, drinks, and service superb. We will be back

B
San Diego
23 reviews
Dined on November 24, 2019
Overall3food4service3ambience1

I’m incredibly frustrated with TAO. It’s the 6 th time we’ve ventured for a birthday and I always request a “nice” table.
Each time we’ve been seated at the table closest to the kitchen
We are not the time to be asked to move
Also we were told servers had not arrived yet go to bar only to order drinks get a table and people were finishing up so there were servers and people at decent tables and booths IF we do return I will request viewing our table.

OT
Las Vegas
1 review
Dined on November 23, 2019
Overall2food5service3ambience5

My husband and I had a 8:30pm reservation. We arrived 15 minutes ahead of time. We got there a d was told our table wasn't ready yet which is understandable as we did arrive early. The host said we could sit in the lounge area order drinks until our table was ready. This is where our experience started to go downhill. A group of 8 people were sitting next to us the waitress for this area waited on them hand and foot made sure their drinks were taken care of etc however not once did she come over to my husband and I and get our drinks order. She would periodically look at us then turn away. I even had the drink menu in my hand to let them know I wanted a drink. On top of this a younger couple came in 10 minutes after us didn't have a reservation and was seated before us. (I know they didn't have a reservation because the host gave them a buzzer, they didn't give us one because they said they would text us when our table was ready) we sat in the lounge for over 40 minutes before another waitress checked in on us and asked if we wanted anything to drink. I told her she was the 1st waitress to ask us anything in 40 minutes. She was very apologetic by the time we started to give her our drink order our table was ready. We were sat in a corner booth which wasn't a problem for us. Our waiter Justin (I believe that is his name) was amazing he could tell we were upset and he went above and beyond to make sure we were satisfied. This was my 1st time in Vegas and 1st at TAO as I have always wanted to go and this was for my birthday. However 1st impressions are everything I will not return to TAO. My husband and I felt very unwelcomed as if we don't have enough money to be there......

CP
Mexico City
4 reviews
Dined on November 23, 2019
Overall4food4service5ambience5

Great food and cool place!
Good service. A little bit expensive but overall is recommended!

NJ
New York Area
14 reviews
Dined on November 23, 2019
Overall4food5service3ambience5

Taste treats abound here! Try the fried rice for a pleasantly surprising combination of unexpected ingredients. Skip the lobster wontons, which had a mushy exterior, and the so-so sea bass on sticks and the Peking duck spring rolls with very little duck in them.. Extremely loud ambience but the decor was refreshingly different.

OT
Seattle
1 review
Dined on November 22, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We always enjoy our dining experience at Tao. It is a regular stop for us when we are in Vegas

VA
Los Angeles
5 reviews
Dined on November 22, 2019
Overall4food4service5ambience5

Missed the chocolate zen parfait. It’s off the menu and we wish it was back.

LR
San Diego
1 review
Dined on November 22, 2019
Overall4food4service4ambience4

We went for dinner and had two specialty sushi rolls as well as the 8 greens fried rice. The sushi is super fresh! Didn’t leave us feeling too full. The fried rice was a little oily/buttery, but very tasty. They hooked us up with free dessert for our anniversary. The giant fortune cookie is killer if you have A sweet tooth! Dark and loud atmosphere. Ask for a private table if you’re looking for a more intimate night. Otherwise, you’ll have to shout to hear each other. Overall great experience and much less expensive than we expected.

KT
Phoenix
16 reviews
Dined on November 22, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Been dining here for years and it’s always excellent in every way.

BG
1 review
Dined on November 22, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

What a delicous experience! It was refreshing and the staff was amazing and impressive!

JH
1 review
Dined on November 22, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

My husband and I were in town for business. I have heard of Tao in New York City. We decided to give it a try. WOW! We will be back. The food was amazing and the server Justin was outstanding! His recommendations were spot on! Thank you!

OT
1 review
Dined on November 22, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

All the food was delicious! Worth every penny for a special occasion. Portions were generous.

OT
1 review
Dined on November 21, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great service and great food!

DG
1 review
Dined on November 19, 2019
Overall4food4service4ambience4

The food was great, the service excellent, the only thing is the guy in the restroom asks for money when he hands you a towel or soap.

P
New England
3 reviews
Dined on November 19, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great experience but impossible to talk at a large table.

J
Tampa
4 reviews
Dined on November 16, 2019
Overall3food5service4ambience5

First impression, not impressed. Food was amazing - that’s all I can rave about.

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