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Tao Restaurant and Nightclub

3355 Las Vegas Blvd S, Venetian, Las Vegas, NV 89109
702-388-8338
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Ranked #144 of 3,846 restaurants in Las Vegas
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $60 - $80
Cuisines: Japanese
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Good for: Bar scene, Special occasions
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Spring Mt Rd.
Description: Guests are transported from the City of Sin to the Pacific Rim inside TAO Asian Bistro, a 44,000 square-foot, multi-story “Asian City” housing a restaurant, banquet facilities, lounge and nightclub. Lush velvets and silks, waterfalls and century-old woods and stones accentuate the experience, and the restaurant’s signature 20-foot Buddha watches over every corner of the restaurant while floating peacefully above an infinity pool complete with Japanese koi. Corporate Executive Chef Ralph Scamardella has developed a menu for the 400-seat restaurant by incorporating culinary components from China, Japan and Thailand. Signature dishes include offerings from sea, sky and land including Chilean Sea Bass Satay with Wok Roasted Asparagus, a preparation of Peking Duck that consistently receives accolades, and Kobe Beef Shabu Shabu along with a full sushi bar.
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Oslo, Norway
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014 NEW

Hip, young and vibrant place! Our second visit and will be coming back! The food is excellent and service aswell. Veg.dublings was fantastic aswell as crispy duck rolls. Some fuzz to get access to the nighclub afterward without standing in line.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 NEW

I have been here In the past and it was really good. However this last time my husband and I went we were very very disappointed! The service was subpar, for these prices I expect a server to be able to pour a beer without a 3inch head on it! The sever forgot to order one of our dishes and... More

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Leicester
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32 reviews 32 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 NEW

We chose to eat here on the final night of our honeymoon, and what a great choice that was. The decor is fantastic, and once seated we asked our waiter to recommend what to eat. This meal was without doubt the best meal I have ever eaten, I had the Kobe beef meal and my husband the sea bass along... More

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NE PA
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

Each time we come here, it gets worst. I went with my husband, son, and daughter-in-law. Overall the food was so-so. The Miso Soup had no flavor. Most of what we ordered was just average. The food was one thing, but the service was another issue. We saw our waiter to take our food order and give us our check.... More

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Victoria
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92 reviews 92 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
123 helpful votes 123 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

Ok... so this place is trendy. It's got a huge Buddha or two in it But the staff are pretentious The prices are way high The menu is all over the place The food is so-so Our table had sea bass, hot and sour soup, crabcakes, tempura, vegetables in black bean sauce, some sorta dumplings, and a few other dishes.... More

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Ware, United Kingdom
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40 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 NEW

We ate here after a show. We shared a starter, thankfully as it was so large. We chose the Peking duck, we were worried as it was a whole duck, but it was not large at all. Our server was lovely and ensured our wine was topped up regularly. Probably our best meal in Las Vegas.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

Delicious Chinese food presented all fancy in a cool setting. I was surprised at how good the food was. Seven of us ladies dined here on Saturday and got the $55/ person pre fixe menu. We were able to substitute some items. Edamame - Nice way to start out. Roasted Shishito Peppers with Yuzu - I loved that garlic sauce.... More

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El Paso, Texas
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

We have to go to TAO every time we visit Las Vegas... everything is just perfect and the service is excellent. Will definitely go back!!! Our favorite dish - Chilean Sea Bass and lobster dumplings!!

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Bismarck, North Dakota
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

This was my all time favorite restaurant experience. My first impression of walking into Tao was romantic which was perfect since my husband and I were on a date. Our server Dave was great. He recommended a selection from each section of the menu. We decided to order the lobster wontons for an appitizer. The flavor was unbelievable.....seriously, the best... More

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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9 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

The entrance is beautiful with the candles and rose petals in water. I do agree with other reviewers that it is much too dark for dinner. Everyone around us was also using flashlights or cell phones to read the menu. The staff was great and knowledgeable about the menu. The Chilean sea bass was the highlight at our dinner. The... More

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