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Tao

3332 Adams Ave, San Diego, CA 92116-1820
619-281-6888
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English first
San Diego, California
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

The best tofu ever!! Love the appetizer salad with fresh tofu. Great selection of entrees. Have tried the soup, noodle and shrimp dishes and found them all to be very flavorful and good quality. Love the quiet restaurant and good service.

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San Diego, California, United States
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51 reviews 51 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

I've actually had to sit here for a good hour or so to really think of what to say. TL;DR: Flavorful food. Go try it. Even if you're not a vegetarian. Try it. Daofu is situated on Adams Ave in San Diego, across the way from Lestat's. There's no private parking. Yup, this means street parking. There's a sign to... More

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San Diego, California
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17 reviews 17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

This restaurant, the most recent incarnation of the former Dao Son that used to reside at El Cajon Blvd and Texas, continues to create amazing dishes.. The hot Chef Eric and his wife Maggie turned Dao Fu a little upscale while keeping the same homey comfort I enjoyed for the last 15 years. The food, less Pho and more stir... More

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imperial,california
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7 reviews 7 reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

My wife and I started eating at this restaurant a few months again using certificates from Restaurant.com and it was so good we have been going back every visit. They start you out with a beautiful free salad which is outstanding and the service is beyond compare. Our hostess has always been wonderful. I love the curry dishes so I... More

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PA
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20 reviews 20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2013

Thankfully my cousin talked me into trying this restaurant. She described it as Asian Fusion and it was certainly memorable. We enjoyed the beet salad, mango chicken and ice cream ending. My cousin ordered the mock-chicken mango & pepper dish which she shared - proving beyond any doubt that this place has FANTASTIC tofu. Unfortunately, I am a whimpy eater... More

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San Diego, California
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104 reviews 104 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2012

Asian dishes with delightful tastes in this small neighborhood of San Diego. Both non-vegetarian and vegetarian dishes are featured on the menu....and homemade tofu for the vegetarians. I return to this restaurant periodically and am always pleased with my choices.....in fact an almost "plate licking" desire when finished....and very affordable. YUM!

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USA
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88 reviews 88 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2012

I used a restaurant.com certificate, and maybe because of the forced 18% gratuity, the service was just not great. Slow and we had to ask for everything. The vegetarian menu is awesome though! They also give you free salad and free ice cream dessert. The food is good, so I'd definitely would go back.

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San Diego, California
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28 reviews 28 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2012

The ambience at Tao is lovely; dimly lit and intimate. Has potential to be TOO intimate as me and the Ol' Man were sat VERY close to another couple. We basically had dinner with another couple. Needless to say, it was a litle awkward and it inhibited dinner conversation. Tao takes reservations for parties of six plus. We arrived at... More

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Montgomery, Alabama
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53 reviews 53 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2012

Deciding to become vegetarian a few months ago was kind of a scary and confusing thing, but I knew it was something I wanted to do. Tao was on my list of restaurants to try in the area that offer specifically prepared vegetarian dishes, and I am so glad I did. It is smaller than I expected but that was... More

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Philadelphia
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51 reviews 51 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2012

That being said, the nonvegetarians in our group did quite nicely as well. The waitress (Cody) was as helpful as she was attractive, and explained the various dishes in detail. The prices were very reasonable, and portion sizes were good. The decor consists of patrons writing comments on the walls, so if ambiance is important this is probably not for... More

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Additional Information about Tao

Address: 3332 Adams Ave, San Diego, CA 92116-1820
Phone Number: 619-281-6888
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego
Cuisine: Vietnamese

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