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Residency Road | Near General Post Office (GPO), Srinagar, India
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9:30 am - 8:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 9:30 am - 8:00 pm
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Srinagar, India
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101 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2016

this is good place to sit in. gives feel of nature sitting under tree and sipping your cup of tea enjoy it

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India
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71 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2015

We did dine at Tao Cafe. The food was good, it has a nice seating area outside where you can have your food and enjoy the nice weather as well.

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Thank Riah26
New Delhi, India
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84 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2015

In the late afternoon we stopped by for tea and sandwiches. And we were left awe filled.. truly the taste of a lifetime.

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Thank 282ashish
Srinagar, India
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73 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2015

Just another place in town nothing much that its a must visit. you can just this place a miss and their is really nothing much.

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Thank suhailmircha
Greater Noida, India
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154 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2015

Tao Cafe is sure one place which may have been a happenning place in years gone by. However, despite its vantage location, it has started losing its charm. The staff that wait on you do not show much enthusiasm. And construction of the approach road to yet another bridge next to it further affects the ambience. There is an air... More 

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Thank sanjay_ska
Srinagar, India
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22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015

The place is fine,not so good coffee is also ok Location is prime I would rather switch to arabica for a classy coffee

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Thank Faizan2007
Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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77 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

By looking at the restaurant hoarding, you'd give it a miss as they've put it up more than a decade ago. It's actually situated near the GPO, away from the main market of lal chowk. An open air restaurant under the shade of Chinars (Maple tree), the atmosphere is soothing. Don't know if they've restarted operations after the 2014 floods... More 

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Thank kamran1310
London, United Kingdom
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110 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 114 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

Hey all, not really a review of the restaturant as it ha been closed for the last 9 months as a result of the big floods that swept through Kashmir last year. We tried to visit on 16th May 2015, easy to find but completely boarded up and out of action. Hopefully they will be able to re-open soon.

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Thank tjeninho
Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

Amazing place.Nice food.Loved the ambiance here .Must go for Indian food .The paneer here is the best.

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Thank shreyansbothra
Panchkula, Haryana, India
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55 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

its about 100 years old as per my information! the waiter informed me and also said that tao is a religion in Japan and the owner belongs to Japan. You may order food and enjoy in the open garden. its something different in the city. just near by the Sonwar area.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Indian, Chinese
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
9:30 am - 8:00 pm
Monday
9:30 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
9:30 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
9:30 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
9:30 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
9:30 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday
9:30 am - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Residency Road | Near General Post Office (GPO), Srinagar, India
  • Location: Asia  >  India  >  Jammu and Kashmir  >  Kashmir  >  Srinagar
Description
Cafe/Restaurant serving multi-cuisine dishes including Kashmiri foods.

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