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TAO Uptown, New York, NY

TAO Uptown

4.5
4.5
12270 Reviews
$31 to $50
Pan-Asian

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 $31.50 Prix Fixe Lunch Menu year round.

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Additional information

  • Dining style

    Casual Elegant

  • Cuisines

    Pan-Asian, Asian, Chinese

  • Hours of operation

    Lunch Tue–Fri 11:30 am–4:45 pm Dinner Tue, Wed, Sun 5:00 pm–10:00 pm Thu 5:00 pm–11:00 pm Fri, Sat 5:00 pm–12:00 am

  • Phone number

    (212) 888-2288

  • Payment options

    AMEX, Contactless Payment, Diners Club, Discover, JCB, MasterCard, Visa

  • Dress code

    Smart Casual

  • Executive chef

    Andrew Matthews

  • Catering

    Enjoy TAO classics catered to the venue of your choice. Our off-premise catering services range from a small drop off and set up for 10 people, to an off-premise event for thousands. TAO signature dishes, including our famous Chilean Sea Bass, Kung Pao Chicken, Wasabi Crusted Filet Mignon, Coconut Shrimp, and our wide selection of Sushi, will be delivered right to your door. Use us for your next birthday celebration, office luncheon, family gathering, or Super Bowl party. Always a Happy Ending! <br />

  • Private party facilities

    TAO NY has hosted all styles of private parties, including movie premieres, corporate affairs, holiday receptions, business meetings and social events. TAO has accommodations available for 16 to 1000 guests for everything from seated dinners to buffet receptions and cocktail parties.

  • Private party contact

    Brian Rolfe: (877) 774-9002

  • Neighborhood

    Midtown East

  • Cross street

    Park & Madison

  • Parking details

    None

  • Public transit

    4, 5, 6 Trains at 59th Street R, N, W Trains at 5th Avenue

  • Additional

    Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Delivery, Entertainment, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Late Night, Private Room, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Experiences

  • Dinner Reservation

    $10.00 per person

    Prepaid

    Multiple dates available
    All reservations require a deposit of $10 per person, regardless of the party size. This deposit will be taken off the bill at the end of your visit. If you need to cancel your reservation for any reason, we ask that you do so by 10:00pm the day prior in order to receive a refund. Any cancellations made after 10:00pm will not be eligible for a refund. Please note that during these unprecedented times, all reservations have a 90 minute dining limit. We thank you in advance for your cooperation.

Popular dishes

Menu

Dim Sum

  • Imperial Vegetable Egg Roll$17.00

    • Bamboo Steamed Vegetable Dumplings$17.00

      Crunchy Cucumbers

      • Chicken Gyoza (Steamed or Pan Fried)$18.00

        Chili Garlic Sauce

        • Pork Potstickers$19.00

          Chili Sesame Glaze

          • Peking Duck Spring Roll$20.00

            Hoisin Sauce

            • Lobster and Shrimp Spring Roll$22.00

              Shiitake Mushrooms, Spicy Pineapple Sauce

              Small Plates

              • Roasted Shishito Peppers$12.00

                Yuzu

                • Hot Edamame$14.00

                  • Tao Temple Salad$16.00

                    • Satay of Chicken$17.00

                      Peanut Sauce

                      • Thai Chicken Lettuce Wrap$19.00

                        Fried Egg

                        • Jumbo Shrimp Tempura$21.00

                          • Tuna Pringles$22.00

                            Truffle Aioli, Egg and Tomato

                            • Rock Shrimp Lettuce Cups$22.00

                              • Spicy Tuna Tartare$23.00

                                Crispy Rice

                                • Lobster Wontons$24.00

                                  Shiitake Ginger Broth

                                  • Satay of Chilean Sea Bass$26.00

                                    Soups

                                    • Hot and Sour Soup$12.00

                                      Shrimp Toast

                                      • Miso Soup$12.00

                                        Tofu, Mahogany Clams

                                        BBQ

                                        • Lacquered Roast Pork$17.00

                                          • Chinese Five Spice Short Ribs$24.00

                                            • Dragon Tail Spare Ribs$24.00

                                              Noble Treasures from the Sea

                                              • Honey Glazed Salmon$37.00

                                                Lotus Root, Green Beans, Baby Sweet Peppers

                                                • Thai Sweet and Spicy Shrimp$38.00

                                                  Tamarind, Bell Pepper

                                                  • Grilled Branzino$40.00

                                                    Steamed Bok Choy, Ginger, Kaffir Lime Vinaigrette

                                                    • Diver Sea Scallops$42.00

                                                      Red Curry, Thai Basil

                                                      • Miso Glazed Chilean Sea Bass$46.00

                                                        Wok Vegetables

                                                        • Salt and Pepper Lobster$69.00

                                                          Crispy Garlic and Chili Black Bean Sauce

                                                          From the Sky

                                                          • Crispy Orange Chicken$34.00

                                                            • Roasted Thai Buddha Chicken$35.00

                                                              • Kung Pao Chicken$35.00

                                                                • Peking Duck

                                                                  • For Two$88.00

                                                                From the Land

                                                                • Imperial Wagyu Sirloin

                                                                  Ginger Scallion Broth, Wasabi Dipping Sauce

                                                                  • per oz$25.00
                                                                • Peking Pork Chop$44.00

                                                                  Sticky Mandarin Glaze and Chinese Mushrooms

                                                                  • Filet Mignon Pepper Steak$48.00

                                                                    • Wasabi Crusted Filet Mignon$56.00

                                                                      Tempura of Onion Rings

                                                                      • Beef and Broccoli, Aged NY Strip$75.00

                                                                        Black Bean Sauce

                                                                        • Grilled 12 oz Imperial Wagyu Ribeye$96.00

                                                                          Yuzu Cilantro Butter

                                                                          From the Sides

                                                                          • Bok Choy$12.00

                                                                            • Chinese Broccoli with Black Bean Sauce$14.00

                                                                              • Asian Green Stir Fry$14.00

                                                                                • Spicy Hoi Yin Eggplant$15.00

                                                                                  • Charred Brussels Sprouts$15.00

                                                                                    Cilantro Lime Vinaigrette, Puffed Rice

                                                                                    • Cantonese Cauliflower$16.00

                                                                                      Sweet & Sour Sauce

                                                                                      Sophisticated Noodles & Rice

                                                                                      • Steamed Jasmine or Brown Rice$8.00

                                                                                        • 8 Greens Fried Rice$18.00

                                                                                          Brown Rice, Seasonal Vegetables, Egg White

                                                                                          • Tao Lo Mein$19.00

                                                                                            Roast Pork

                                                                                            • Chow Fun$21.00

                                                                                              Stir-Fried Vegetables, Tofu

                                                                                              • Triple Pork Fried Rice$22.00

                                                                                                Pork Belly, BBQ Roast Pork, Chinese Sausage

                                                                                                • Pad Thai Noodles$22.00

                                                                                                  Peanuts, Mushrooms, Tofu

                                                                                                  • Pad Thai Noodles$23.00

                                                                                                    Chicken

                                                                                                    • Pad Thai Noodles$26.00

                                                                                                      Shrimp

                                                                                                      • Chinese Sausage and Shrimp Fried Rice$23.00

                                                                                                        Fried Egg

                                                                                                        • Lobster and Kimchee Fried Rice$34.00

                                                                                                          Sushi & Sashimi

                                                                                                          price per piece

                                                                                                          • Ebi$8.00

                                                                                                            Cooked Shrimp

                                                                                                            • Ikura$8.00

                                                                                                              Salmon Roe

                                                                                                              • Smoked Sake$8.00

                                                                                                                Smoked Salmon

                                                                                                                • Tako$8.00

                                                                                                                  Octopus

                                                                                                                  • Sake$9.00

                                                                                                                    Salmon

                                                                                                                    • Hamachi$9.00

                                                                                                                      Yellowtail

                                                                                                                      • Maguro$9.00

                                                                                                                        Tuna

                                                                                                                        • Hotate$9.00

                                                                                                                          Sea Scallop

                                                                                                                          • Unagi$9.00

                                                                                                                            Fresh Water Eel

                                                                                                                            • Botan Ebi$10.00

                                                                                                                              Sweet Shrimp

                                                                                                                              • Charred Tuna$11.00

                                                                                                                                • Uni$12.00

                                                                                                                                  Sea Urchin

                                                                                                                                  • King Crab$13.00

                                                                                                                                    • Imperial Wagyu Beef$14.00

                                                                                                                                      • Toro

                                                                                                                                        Fatty Tuna

                                                                                                                                        • per piece$19.00

                                                                                                                                      Sushi & Sashimi - Extras

                                                                                                                                      • Soy Paper$3.00

                                                                                                                                        • Temaki$4.00

                                                                                                                                          Handroll

                                                                                                                                          • Maki$6.00

                                                                                                                                            Roll

                                                                                                                                            Special Dishes

                                                                                                                                            • Salmon Sashimi$20.00

                                                                                                                                              Avocado, Crispy Onions, Sweet, Spicy Sesame Sauce

                                                                                                                                              • Yellowtail Sashimi$21.00

                                                                                                                                                Jalapeño, Ponzu Sauce

                                                                                                                                                • Trio of Salmon, Tuna, and Yellowtail Sashimi$24.00

                                                                                                                                                  Wasabi Salsa

                                                                                                                                                  • Chef's Choice Sushi and / or Sashimi Platter$99.00

                                                                                                                                                    Special Rolls

                                                                                                                                                    • Shrimp Tempura Roll$20.00

                                                                                                                                                      Curry Sauce

                                                                                                                                                      • Crunchy Spicy Yellowtail Roll$20.00

                                                                                                                                                        Crushed Onion

                                                                                                                                                        • Vegetable Roll$20.00

                                                                                                                                                          Eight Treasure Vegetables and Soy Paper

                                                                                                                                                          • Spicy Smoked Salmon Roll$21.00

                                                                                                                                                            Sweet Wasabi Sauce

                                                                                                                                                            • Crispy Spicy Tuna Roll$22.00

                                                                                                                                                              Avocado, Soy Paper

                                                                                                                                                              • Tao Angry Dragon Roll$22.00

                                                                                                                                                                Eel, Kabayaki Sauce

                                                                                                                                                                • Chef 's Roll$23.00

                                                                                                                                                                  Tuna, Salmon, Avocado, Kabayaki, Aji Amarillo

                                                                                                                                                                  • King Crab California Roll$23.00

                                                                                                                                                                    • Surf and Turf$26.00

                                                                                                                                                                      Wagyu, Lobster Salad, Sesame Chimichurri

                                                                                                                                                                      Last updated: April 11, 2022

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                                                                                                                                                                      • 4.4Service
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                                                                                                                                                                      • 4.2Value

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                                                                                                                                                                        TaishaW

                                                                                                                                                                        Washington DC

                                                                                                                                                                        3 reviews

                                                                                                                                                                        5.0

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                                                                                                                                                                        Dined 1 day ago

                                                                                                                                                                        overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                                                                                        Wonderful customer service! Delicious food. Especially enjoyed the Lobster fried rice.

                                                                                                                                                                      2. OT

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                                                                                                                                                                        It was so good!

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                                                                                                                                                                        Dined 1 day ago

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                                                                                                                                                                        Everything was good besides the fact that we had to leave our table early to accommodate other guests that were waiting when we were still working on our drinks , the servers came multiple times to ask if we were done

                                                                                                                                                                      4. m

                                                                                                                                                                        mickeys

                                                                                                                                                                        New York Area

                                                                                                                                                                        3 reviews

                                                                                                                                                                        5.0

                                                                                                                                                                        3 reviews

                                                                                                                                                                        Dined 1 day ago

                                                                                                                                                                        overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                                                                                        Been in this location several times ,But coming back after five plus years ,still the best and same ambiance and delicious food. Love it.

                                                                                                                                                                      5. MS

                                                                                                                                                                        MySistahCooks

                                                                                                                                                                        1 review

                                                                                                                                                                        4.0

                                                                                                                                                                        1 review

                                                                                                                                                                        Dined 1 day ago

                                                                                                                                                                        overall4food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                                                                                        The food was absolutely delicious. service was great and the menu is priced to fit a variety of budgets. The Giant Statue Centerpiece is stunning! It was a little too crowded for my taste tables were packed in a little too tight but all in all a great experience. This is not ADA Accessible. There are lots of stairs including to get to the bathrooms.

                                                                                                                                                                      6. OT

                                                                                                                                                                        OpenTable Diner

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                                                                                                                                                                        5.0

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                                                                                                                                                                        Dined 2 days ago

                                                                                                                                                                        overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                                                                                        It was my husband’s birthday. Food and drinks were great, as well as the ambiance. The place itself was beautiful. Totally recommend!

                                                                                                                                                                      7. RN

                                                                                                                                                                        RichN

                                                                                                                                                                        Houston

                                                                                                                                                                        1 review

                                                                                                                                                                        vip
                                                                                                                                                                        2.0

                                                                                                                                                                        1 review

                                                                                                                                                                        Dined 4 days ago

                                                                                                                                                                        overall2food2service1ambience3

                                                                                                                                                                        Not worth the money. It’s a more Instagram-worthy PF Chang’s. Overpriced drinks and food. Try Dr. Clark in Chinatown instead. Much better food.

                                                                                                                                                                      8. NY

                                                                                                                                                                        NYfoodie

                                                                                                                                                                        New York Area

                                                                                                                                                                        238 reviews

                                                                                                                                                                        vip
                                                                                                                                                                        5.0

                                                                                                                                                                        238 reviews

                                                                                                                                                                        Dined 4 days ago

                                                                                                                                                                        overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                                                                                        Great in every way especially the $29 3 course Lunch special… Large portions!!

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                                                                                                                                                                        Patrick

                                                                                                                                                                        1 review

                                                                                                                                                                        5.0

                                                                                                                                                                        1 review

                                                                                                                                                                        Dined 4 days ago

                                                                                                                                                                        overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                                                                                        The $30 lunch menu was a great deal with nice choices for a starter, main, and desert.

                                                                                                                                                                      10. OT

                                                                                                                                                                        OpenTable Diner

                                                                                                                                                                        London

                                                                                                                                                                        1 review

                                                                                                                                                                        5.0

                                                                                                                                                                        1 review

                                                                                                                                                                        Dined 5 days ago

                                                                                                                                                                        overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                                                                                        Great selection, great service. Great experience

                                                                                                                                                                      11. OT

                                                                                                                                                                        OpenTable Diner

                                                                                                                                                                        1 review

                                                                                                                                                                        5.0

                                                                                                                                                                        1 review

                                                                                                                                                                        Dined 7 days ago

                                                                                                                                                                        overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                                                                                        Overall great experience and great food! I had the orange chicken with brown rice and it was delicious. Would definitely come back again.

                                                                                                                                                                      12. E

                                                                                                                                                                        Eddie

                                                                                                                                                                        Los Angeles

                                                                                                                                                                        4 reviews

                                                                                                                                                                        4.0

                                                                                                                                                                        4 reviews

                                                                                                                                                                        Dined on May 15, 2022

                                                                                                                                                                        overall4food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                                                                                        Great for bday . Great music although a little too loud made it difficult to talk any anyone else at your table without yelling.

                                                                                                                                                                      13. OT

                                                                                                                                                                        OpenTable Diner

                                                                                                                                                                        New England

                                                                                                                                                                        3 reviews

                                                                                                                                                                        vip
                                                                                                                                                                        2.0

                                                                                                                                                                        3 reviews

                                                                                                                                                                        Dined on May 15, 2022

                                                                                                                                                                        overall2food4service1ambience3

                                                                                                                                                                        Service was a disaster and the waitress was so rude and didn’t answer our menu questions kindly.

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                                                                                                                                                                        deliciousj

                                                                                                                                                                        New York Area

                                                                                                                                                                        3 reviews

                                                                                                                                                                        5.0

                                                                                                                                                                        3 reviews

                                                                                                                                                                        Dined on May 14, 2022

                                                                                                                                                                        overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                                                                                        We love Tai, the atmosphere, the attention to detail and the food is amazing!

                                                                                                                                                                      15. OT

                                                                                                                                                                        OpenTable Diner

                                                                                                                                                                        New York Area

                                                                                                                                                                        2 reviews

                                                                                                                                                                        4.0

                                                                                                                                                                        2 reviews

                                                                                                                                                                        Dined on May 14, 2022

                                                                                                                                                                        overall4food4service5ambience5

                                                                                                                                                                        Encuentro con mi hijo

                                                                                                                                                                      16. OT

                                                                                                                                                                        OpenTable Diner

                                                                                                                                                                        1 review

                                                                                                                                                                        5.0

                                                                                                                                                                        1 review

                                                                                                                                                                        Dined on May 14, 2022

                                                                                                                                                                        overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                                                                                        Festejar pedida de mano

                                                                                                                                                                      17. OT

                                                                                                                                                                        OpenTable Diner

                                                                                                                                                                        Ottawa

                                                                                                                                                                        1 review

                                                                                                                                                                        vip
                                                                                                                                                                        5.0

                                                                                                                                                                        1 review

                                                                                                                                                                        Dined on May 14, 2022

                                                                                                                                                                        overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                                                                                        Such a cool vibe in here - fun and great for a night out!

                                                                                                                                                                      18. OT

                                                                                                                                                                        OpenTable Diner

                                                                                                                                                                        New York Area

                                                                                                                                                                        6 reviews

                                                                                                                                                                        5.0

                                                                                                                                                                        6 reviews

                                                                                                                                                                        Dined on May 14, 2022

                                                                                                                                                                        overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                                                                                        Our server John was amazing felt like we’ve know him for ever

                                                                                                                                                                      19. ER

                                                                                                                                                                        EspenR

                                                                                                                                                                        1 review

                                                                                                                                                                        5.0

                                                                                                                                                                        1 review

                                                                                                                                                                        Dined on May 13, 2022

                                                                                                                                                                        overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                                                                                        Great food & service! Prices are what you expect, and the quality of the food is awesome.

                                                                                                                                                                      20. OT

                                                                                                                                                                        OpenTable Diner

                                                                                                                                                                        New York Area

                                                                                                                                                                        1 review

                                                                                                                                                                        vip
                                                                                                                                                                        3.0

                                                                                                                                                                        1 review

                                                                                                                                                                        Dined on May 13, 2022

                                                                                                                                                                        overall3food4service2ambience5

                                                                                                                                                                        Vegetarian dumplings were delicious. Service was adequate but not excellent. Ambience was fun- would go back.

                                                                                                                                                                      21. SO

                                                                                                                                                                        SusanaO

                                                                                                                                                                        Mexico City

                                                                                                                                                                        3 reviews

                                                                                                                                                                        5.0

                                                                                                                                                                        3 reviews

                                                                                                                                                                        Dined on May 13, 2022

                                                                                                                                                                        overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                                                                                        Fantastic Place !! If you are in NY you have to go .

                                                                                                                                                                      22. OT

                                                                                                                                                                        OpenTable Diner

                                                                                                                                                                        Dallas

                                                                                                                                                                        1 review

                                                                                                                                                                        4.0

                                                                                                                                                                        1 review

                                                                                                                                                                        Dined on May 12, 2022

                                                                                                                                                                        overall4food4service5ambience5

                                                                                                                                                                        Had an amazing time at this restaurant! The service is outstanding, and the food was also very good. If you’re looking for dessert, I highly recommend the fortune cookie! The portions for entrees are also very decent. The ambience at this restaurant is unmatched when it comes to the music, lighting, decor, and more. If you’re looking to go somewhere for any special occasion, this is a great place to be at!

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                                                                                                                                                                        TQ5425

                                                                                                                                                                        New York Area

                                                                                                                                                                        51 reviews

                                                                                                                                                                        vip
                                                                                                                                                                        5.0

                                                                                                                                                                        51 reviews

                                                                                                                                                                        Dined on May 12, 2022

                                                                                                                                                                        overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                                                                                        Fabulous cocktails. Amazing apps, pas Thai and lo mein are delicious, buzzing atmosphere and fabulous music!

                                                                                                                                                                      24. OT

                                                                                                                                                                        OpenTable Diner

                                                                                                                                                                        1 review

                                                                                                                                                                        5.0

                                                                                                                                                                        1 review

                                                                                                                                                                        Dined on May 12, 2022

                                                                                                                                                                        overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                                                                                        My fiancé and I had a great time at Tao! Our server, Emma, was very informative and helped guide us through what sake to pick, what appetizers to get, and our entrees. The food was so flavorful and fresh tasting -especially the sushi!! The sushi was so good we ended up ordered a second roll! My fiancés orange chicken was super tasty, and my lo mein was great as well. Love the staff there. They were super attentive and the team work was awesome!! Food came out quickly, too. Would definitely recommend and come back!!

                                                                                                                                                                      25. OT

                                                                                                                                                                        OpenTable Diner

                                                                                                                                                                        New York Area

                                                                                                                                                                        8 reviews

                                                                                                                                                                        vip
                                                                                                                                                                        5.0

                                                                                                                                                                        8 reviews

                                                                                                                                                                        Dined on May 12, 2022

                                                                                                                                                                        overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                                                                                        Grat time with my Irish relatives

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                                                                                                                                                                        lucyA

                                                                                                                                                                        London

                                                                                                                                                                        2 reviews

                                                                                                                                                                        5.0

                                                                                                                                                                        2 reviews

                                                                                                                                                                        Dined on May 12, 2022

                                                                                                                                                                        overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                                                                                        Amazing food and atmosphere The dj was a lush touch The birthday treat at the end was super cute Will definately be back

                                                                                                                                                                      27. OT

                                                                                                                                                                        OpenTable Diner

                                                                                                                                                                        New York Area

                                                                                                                                                                        1 review

                                                                                                                                                                        2.0

                                                                                                                                                                        1 review

                                                                                                                                                                        Dined on May 12, 2022

                                                                                                                                                                        overall2food5service3ambience4

                                                                                                                                                                        My reservations were for 8:00 pm, but we were seated at 8:45pm

                                                                                                                                                                      28. OT

                                                                                                                                                                        OpenTable Diner

                                                                                                                                                                        Caribbean

                                                                                                                                                                        2 reviews

                                                                                                                                                                        vip
                                                                                                                                                                        1.0

                                                                                                                                                                        2 reviews

                                                                                                                                                                        Dined on May 11, 2022

                                                                                                                                                                        overall1food3service1ambience2

                                                                                                                                                                        I was visiting nyc and one of my friends recommended this place. actually he recommended TAO downtown and should’ve listened to him instead of going to uptown instead. Booked the place and had very high expectation. Tbh food and drinks were okay - not the best but edible. SERVICE WAS HORRIBLE!! We were taken upstairs and the server came over with two menus - drinks and food and literally left them on the table without saying anything. We waited for a good 20mins - no one came. Our server walked passed our table a few times and we tried to get his attention but no - he didn’t even bother to look at us. In the end I had to call over another server. After we placed our order we just waited for drinks. Our original server brought over drinks. Again without saying anything - gave the drinks to the wrong people and we had to rearrange. Later he never showed up to our table - other servers served the food. In the end we asked for the bill - of course it took another good 20-30mins to have the bill come. I also asked him to bring the machine over and he literally just put the machine in the middle of the table and left. With. An. Attitude. I thought he was just a grumpy person but then I saw him greeting other tables and being attentive to them as well, so I really don’t know what was with his attitudes towards us. We were a party of 3 and we ordered over $300 food and drinks and tipped 18% still (would’ve tipped very low but still the kitchen did a good job or would’ve tipped more if the service was okay) We wanted to have a good time but sadly no the evening was very much ruined because of the experience.

                                                                                                                                                                      29. CD

                                                                                                                                                                        ClassiqD

                                                                                                                                                                        New York Area

                                                                                                                                                                        2 reviews

                                                                                                                                                                        5.0

                                                                                                                                                                        2 reviews

                                                                                                                                                                        Dined on May 8, 2022

                                                                                                                                                                        overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                                                                                        The ambience is to die for. The food was very tasty if you’re looking for spicy it’s available sweet and spicy is also available. Definitely a place to visit for special occasions.

                                                                                                                                                                      30. WM

                                                                                                                                                                        WilliamM

                                                                                                                                                                        Orlando

                                                                                                                                                                        1 review

                                                                                                                                                                        2.0

                                                                                                                                                                        1 review

                                                                                                                                                                        Dined on May 8, 2022

                                                                                                                                                                        overall2food4service3ambience3

                                                                                                                                                                        We where excited to go to Tao having flown all the way from Ireland this was to be a highlight for my wife’s 30th, left a little disappointed…our server was really nice and pleasant but I got the feeling they wanted the table flipped asap, which was compounded by the fact our cheque arrived mid way through our desert?….I mean we where sat at the table for no more than hour, had to finish our drinks downstairs as we didn’t feel comfortable, food was nice but for $300 we won’t be recommending or going back

                                                                                                                                                                      31. OT

                                                                                                                                                                        OpenTable Diner

                                                                                                                                                                        1 review

                                                                                                                                                                        5.0

                                                                                                                                                                        1 review

                                                                                                                                                                        Dined on May 8, 2022

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                                                                                                                                                                        Went for Mother’s Day, it was crowded more than usual but expected. My second time going but first for my family. They were really impressed! Food was delicious, our waiter was amazing, attentive and had a great sense of humor. Great ambiance, reasonably priced for an upscale experience. Will definitely go back again!

                                                                                                                                                                      32. j

                                                                                                                                                                        jazb88

                                                                                                                                                                        New York Area

                                                                                                                                                                        3 reviews

                                                                                                                                                                        5.0

                                                                                                                                                                        3 reviews

                                                                                                                                                                        Dined on May 8, 2022

                                                                                                                                                                        overall5food5service5ambience4

                                                                                                                                                                        Mother’s day lunch with my kids and my mother. Waitress was excellent! Food was great! There was a rude customer at a table a side from me, but overall, the experience made me tone that nasty customer out! Love the place! Will definitely return again!

                                                                                                                                                                      33. NM

                                                                                                                                                                        NataliaM

                                                                                                                                                                        1 review

                                                                                                                                                                        3.0

                                                                                                                                                                        1 review

                                                                                                                                                                        Dined on May 8, 2022

                                                                                                                                                                        overall3food4service1ambience4

                                                                                                                                                                        I had a reservation from weeks ago, when I got there on time they had me waiting for almost 40 minutes for my table. After we were seated no one came over to serve us. We had to ask for service (our waiter). A lady came over 15 min later with an attitude, she didn't even talk much. Her attitude changed later on but honestly we didn't enjoy my time much. Things were difficult from the very beginning. Food was delicious as always.

                                                                                                                                                                      34. MB

                                                                                                                                                                        MelissaB

                                                                                                                                                                        1 review

                                                                                                                                                                        5.0

                                                                                                                                                                        1 review

                                                                                                                                                                        Dined on May 8, 2022

                                                                                                                                                                        overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                                                                                        Quaint evening. The food and service met the expectations.

                                                                                                                                                                      35. OT

                                                                                                                                                                        OpenTable Diner

                                                                                                                                                                        N. Ireland

                                                                                                                                                                        1 review

                                                                                                                                                                        vip
                                                                                                                                                                        4.0

                                                                                                                                                                        1 review

                                                                                                                                                                        Dined on May 7, 2022

                                                                                                                                                                        overall4food4service2ambience4

                                                                                                                                                                        Service was rushed to accommodate another party at the same table in short order.

                                                                                                                                                                      36. OT

                                                                                                                                                                        OpenTable Diner

                                                                                                                                                                        New York Area

                                                                                                                                                                        2 reviews

                                                                                                                                                                        vip
                                                                                                                                                                        5.0

                                                                                                                                                                        2 reviews

                                                                                                                                                                        Dined on May 7, 2022

                                                                                                                                                                        overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                                                                                        Great good. Tuna Tartare Crispy Rice is a must. Orange Chicken comes with Baby Bok Choi and is excellent. Filet mignon pepper steak also outstanding and comes with poets, mushrooms, and onions. Atmosphere is super hip. A great night out.

                                                                                                                                                                      37. CS

                                                                                                                                                                        CarolS

                                                                                                                                                                        New York Area

                                                                                                                                                                        8 reviews

                                                                                                                                                                        vip
                                                                                                                                                                        3.0

                                                                                                                                                                        8 reviews

                                                                                                                                                                        Dined on May 7, 2022

                                                                                                                                                                        overall3food4service1ambience5

                                                                                                                                                                        I’ve never had worse service in NYC or any city in the last several years, even in the height of the pandemic. I’m so disappointed. The waiter seemed to have many other priorities. None being good service. I felt like I should crawl out and leave quietly despite paying a high priced bill. He was literally awful.

                                                                                                                                                                      38. EC

                                                                                                                                                                        EllenC

                                                                                                                                                                        New York Area

                                                                                                                                                                        24 reviews

                                                                                                                                                                        vip
                                                                                                                                                                        5.0

                                                                                                                                                                        24 reviews

                                                                                                                                                                        Dined on May 7, 2022

                                                                                                                                                                        overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                                                                                        The best Asian fusion food anywhere! They always honor your reservation and the service is always as good as the food!!!

                                                                                                                                                                      39. WG

                                                                                                                                                                        WalterG

                                                                                                                                                                        New York Area

                                                                                                                                                                        10 reviews

                                                                                                                                                                        5.0

                                                                                                                                                                        10 reviews

                                                                                                                                                                        Dined on May 7, 2022

                                                                                                                                                                        overall5food4service5ambience5

                                                                                                                                                                        Outstanding beautiful place for a date we love it the atmosphere was incredible will be back again

                                                                                                                                                                      40. SG

                                                                                                                                                                        SakshiG

                                                                                                                                                                        New York Area

                                                                                                                                                                        3 reviews

                                                                                                                                                                        3.0

                                                                                                                                                                        3 reviews

                                                                                                                                                                        Dined on May 7, 2022

                                                                                                                                                                        overall3food3service5ambience5

                                                                                                                                                                        Loved the ambience and vibe of the place but the food was average. Had to return the pad Thai because it was sweet and pretty tasteless. Can’t believe they went wrong with it. Cocktails were also just average.

                                                                                                                                                                      Safety precautions

                                                                                                                                                                      • Cleaning & sanitizing

                                                                                                                                                                        • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
                                                                                                                                                                        • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
                                                                                                                                                                        • Common areas deep-cleaned daily
                                                                                                                                                                        • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
                                                                                                                                                                        • Contactless payment available
                                                                                                                                                                      • Screening

                                                                                                                                                                        • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
                                                                                                                                                                        • Staff is vaccinated

                                                                                                                                                                      FAQs

                                                                                                                                                                      You can order delivery directly from TAO Uptown using the Order Online button. TAO Uptown also offers delivery in partnership with Postmates. TAO Uptown also offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (212) 888-2288.

                                                                                                                                                                      TAO Uptown is rated 4.5 stars by 12270 OpenTable diners.

                                                                                                                                                                      Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable.

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                                                                                                                                                                      Google Map for TAO Uptown

                                                                                                                                                                      42 East 58th Street New York, NY 10022

                                                                                                                                                                      Additional information

                                                                                                                                                                      • Cross street

                                                                                                                                                                        Park & Madison

                                                                                                                                                                      • Neighborhood

                                                                                                                                                                        Midtown East

                                                                                                                                                                      • Hours of operation

                                                                                                                                                                        Lunch Tue–Fri 11:30 am–4:45 pm Dinner Tue, Wed, Sun 5:00 pm–10:00 pm Thu 5:00 pm–11:00 pm Fri, Sat 5:00 pm–12:00 am

                                                                                                                                                                      • Cuisines

                                                                                                                                                                        Pan-Asian, Asian, Chinese

                                                                                                                                                                      • Dining style

                                                                                                                                                                        Casual Elegant

                                                                                                                                                                      • Dress code

                                                                                                                                                                        Smart Casual

                                                                                                                                                                      • Parking details

                                                                                                                                                                        None

                                                                                                                                                                      • Public transit

                                                                                                                                                                        4, 5, 6 Trains at 59th Street R, N, W Trains at 5th Avenue

                                                                                                                                                                      • Payment options

                                                                                                                                                                        AMEX, Contactless Payment, Diners Club, Discover, JCB, MasterCard, Visa

                                                                                                                                                                      • Executive chef

                                                                                                                                                                        Andrew Matthews

                                                                                                                                                                      • Additional

                                                                                                                                                                        Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Delivery, Entertainment, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Late Night, Private Room, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

                                                                                                                                                                      • Phone number

                                                                                                                                                                        (212) 888-2288

                                                                                                                                                                      • Catering

                                                                                                                                                                        Enjoy TAO classics catered to the venue of your choice. Our off-premise catering services range from a small drop off and set up for 10 people, to an off-premise event for thousands. TAO signature dishes, including our famous Chilean Sea Bass, Kung Pao Chicken, Wasabi Crusted Filet Mignon, Coconut Shrimp, and our wide selection of Sushi, will be delivered right to your door. Use us for your next birthday celebration, office luncheon, family gathering, or Super Bowl party. Always a Happy Ending! <br />

                                                                                                                                                                      • Private party facilities

                                                                                                                                                                        TAO NY has hosted all styles of private parties, including movie premieres, corporate affairs, holiday receptions, business meetings and social events. TAO has accommodations available for 16 to 1000 guests for everything from seated dinners to buffet receptions and cocktail parties.

                                                                                                                                                                      • Private party contact

                                                                                                                                                                        Brian Rolfe: (877) 774-9002

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