Join us for Happy Hour!
Enjoy drink specials in our Bar and Lounge areas Sunday-Wednesday between 5:00pm and 7:00pm.
$5 select beer
$8 select red & white wine btg
$8 select signature cocktail
(offers do not include tax & gratuity)
*offer does not apply in our dining room
*selections subject to change
Terms and Conditions:
Valid For: 1 - 20 people
Starts: April 25, 2019
Ends: April 26, 2118
Availability: Sun-Wed 5:00PM-7:00PM
Father's Day Special Menus & Reservations
We'll be open at 5pm for Father's Day, we look forward to celebrating with you!
Sunday, June 16, 2019
Spectacular restaurant visually, design-wise,worth visiting to experience. We arrived within 5 minutes of our reservation and were told the table was not ready,we could get a drink at the bar and wait. They asked for my cell to page us and we left. Drinks were great,little pricey ($15) but very pleasant bar. Time passed,15/30/40 min and finally we returned to the entry. "You never checked in", "you never left your cell #" "see it says so right here on the computer". We were aghast!!! I said "you've got to be kidding me,we already checked in and have been waiting 40 min". The one women began to smirk at us, I was really amazed.We asked for a manager at that point and almost just left. She came and was great, listened to what happened and seated us. She comped some of the bill and from then on the food/service were great. Would go back for the food/ambience, the reservation,entry desk really needs a make-over,I read other people mention similar problems with the entry/reswrvations.
We had a reservation for 7.45 PM on a Tuesday night. We arrived 7.35 PM and we were seated at 8.20 PM. We sat in waiting area for more than 40 minutes with a beeper but no updates or drink offerings. After that, everything was great.
Har the resreaction at 8.45 when we arrived we got told they where setting the table up.
Asked 25 minutes later they where still setting up..
Another 15 and they where still setting up.
Hostess where not on point.
Our service at the table, was awake and Niki was great.
Due to the situation at the hostess desk I would have rated it higher.
Server barely came to our table, manager had to step in and refill water and take order.
2 items mysteriously were added to our bill, we were looking over the check and all of a sudden the server runs to us and tells me “oh let me take care of the bill, few items were added that did not belong to you” I wonder how he found that out so quickly after he wasn’t at our table the entire evening.
Manager came by to apologize and says: “sorry, it happens”
Over price for the quality you get even for Chicago send back the salty beef chao-fun the server seem does not care. Service are cold try to give you what you order but nothing else, no recommendation no personality, actually I don't even know her name.
The food was jus ok. Bass appetizer was probably the tastiest. I ordered suggested crispy snapper and it had a nice presentation but it was just fried fish- nothing special taste wise. My husband ordered sweet shrimp and it was good , not great. We ordered eggplant side and it was just too oily. The server took it away and didn't charge us for it.
I'd go back for the environment not for food. Everyone was very pleasant.
Tao was wow! We splurged and had the chef pick out a four course dinner with some personal preference requests. While it was expensive, it was a dinner my guests and I will fondly remember for years.
Every course was fantastic!
Our table was almost an hour late so they offered us free appetizers. Then the food was slow not did the server go above and beyond. Pass next time for the price.
The experience at the restaurant itself was amazing. But they made us wait 1hr until our table was ready, which is way too long.
The only disappointing thing was making a reservation and not be in sat for more than 50 minutes after my reservation was due. Being given the runaround is that something I appreciate when I take the time to make a reservation. However Walter, our server who we’ve had on previous occasions actually makes the dining experience more than superior
I think the drinks were a little overpriced. But lovely food and ambience!
Beautiful interior. Excellent food. Great service. Always again.
The staff was amazing and the food was just as good. Thanks for making my birthday so nice!!
The place is amazing! Excellent music, food and service!
Fabulous restaurant, if you have been to any of the others expect the same. The service is great and the food is amazing!
Loved the drinks and the atmosphere the decor and food was very tasty! Would definitely go back. 4 stars
This place is definitely a place to visit in Chicago.
Fantastic food! Ambiance was on point. Definitely worth the one hour commute.
Some of the freshest sushi I’ve had in a long while !
Beautiful place with amazing food.
Had a good time food was delicious and enjoyed the view. We sat on the stairs
The food was amazing! The wait staff was kind and courteous. Great customer service...
They were an hour behind in reservations but once seated brought complimentary appetizers (that were overcooked, lol). The build out is stunning. The service was excellent once seated. The crowd was touristy. Felt more like being in Las Vegas than Chicago.
We had a challenging experience as it was crowded, people squished together, music and DJ playing tunes during dinner made for a too trendy, trying to hard dinner.
The food was average, but WAY overpriced and the service was fine, but slower. This was not an easy place to have a good conversation or celebrate an anniversary, but could be ‘hip’ to be seen walking out of.
Dinner was great. However, at the bar at the club-I had asked for an itemized bill and the bartender acted as if I was asking for something outrageous. When I did get an itemized bill-I would hardly call it that. It basically stated 'Drinks' and an amount next to that. At $15+ a pop for a drink, you most certainly should provide me that.
This is our second visit to Tao Chicago, and it is an amazing experience! We love the vibe, amazing service, great bar area, and the food!
Next visit we are definitely checking out the club!
Booked a table last night for a graduation dinner for my niece. They made me give a CC to hold my reservation. (Pretty common) Once we arrived at the 8:15 reservation on time I was told they are just seating the 7:30 tables. No apology just a blank look like it was my fault. We sat at 8:50 in one of the second floor party rooms that wasn't ready to receive guest, we stood there as they brought in the chairs and table settings. First impression- maybe have someone at the front desk that is more concerned about customer relations then flipping her hair. I understand they need to be young and pretty but I don't need your hair all over the place. Second if you are going to take a CC to hold a reservation then you need to stay true to the time that is reserved. A few minutes +/- understandable. Over all - the food is still pretty good for a chain. The cost is too high to be sloppy with the basic details. Interior space is well done and a lot of fun. They did bring peppers and edamame to the table as gesture. Still good but not great!
Everything about the experience was great but server was sub par. Forgot half of the appetizers ordered so we didn’t even bother ordering entrees just took the check. The rest of the staff was amazing, hostess, bus, bartenders, but server was never to be seen.
Undeniably the best meal I’ve had in Chicago in recent memory. Also the best, most exciting atmosphere! Gotham City meets Buddha. My only complaint- I ate too much dessert from the dessert sampler platter.
Felt really rushed from the minute I got there. Waitress came by every few minutes, not giving us enough time to look at the menu and servers asked to take food away several times before we were close to being done. Wasn’t like this when I was here in September. Very disappointed.
I enjoyed my birthday at Tao.
Great music too
Lived the vibe, decor and eclectic sound track! Food was well presented and flavorful. I’ve made reservations to bring out of town relatives at the end of the month.
Great as always!!! Thnx!
We celebrated my wife’s birthday with our family and had a great time. Amazing food, service and ambiance and we had a blast!!!
Delightfully Good. No problems
I recommend adding a photo of foods on the menu so people can have an idea of how much food they will receive and what it would look like. Too pricey for a small amount of meal.
Ray is a “Ray of Sunshine” the best of the best at Tao.
Food is good, when it gets busy expect to squeeze between tables and people to go to the bathroom or have a waitress rubbing against your back while serving table next to you, ohh yeah don’t step away from your table they will take everything away instantly assuming you left, so check the place out before you sit down and don’t go to the bathroom at the same time 😄 I guess it’s tourist level of service since I doubt they have a lot of locals go there regularly. The atmosphere is nice and different, definitely worth going once. Seems like sushi is the way to go, so if you think of it as upscale sushi place you’ll enjoy it.