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Tao Tao Cafe

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175 S Murphy Ave, Sunnyvale, CA 94086-6113
+1 408-736-3731
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good31%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible7%
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Chinese, Asian
$$ - $$$
175 S Murphy Ave, Sunnyvale, CA 94086-6113
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Reviewed December 7, 2016

I've gone to this Chinese restaurant and utilize take-out for many years. The Tao-tao beef and chicken fried rice have been outstanding. There are a few other dishes that are pretty darn good, but some are mediocre.

Thank Rick G
Reviewed November 16, 2016 via mobile

My family has been going here for 25+ years. We have our favorite dishes, chicken salad and Tao Tao beef. There are some duds too. The service has always sucked, and it did this past weekend too.

Thank David P
Reviewed November 6, 2016 via mobile

Ranking this against the other restaurants on Murphy street, this is at the top of my list. The Tao Tao beef was very good, extremely tender and wonderful flavor. The Honey walnut shrimp was amazing. The only down side was that the portions could have...More

Thank Clubnich2
Reviewed September 22, 2016

This isn't the best choice for Chinese in the area. The Tao Tao beef is the best item on the menu. The once famous chicken salad is so not exciting. The problem is they are very inconsistent with flavor and freshness. Over the 20 years...More

Thank Nonnie1boss
Reviewed September 15, 2016

We went for dinner at Tao Tao's. We had their superb Mai Tais. They are freshly made with good pineapple and other fruits. For dinner, we had their very good chicken salad We also had honey walnut prawns, as well as Tao Tao Beef. We...More

Thank mini
Reviewed September 13, 2016

It's been there for decades, still have good business. People know their Chinese chicken salad and Tao Tao Beef are popular. I think they use good quality ingredients like beef is tender, but chicken salad oil tasted a bit old.

Thank Cathy S
Reviewed September 12, 2016 via mobile

I was excited when we fell into this Cantonese restaurant ( I don't find them Often in the Bay Area) but the food was kind of disappointing. Tao Tao Beef special was too sweet , shrimp w lobster sauce too bland . Service was odd...More

Thank joan g
Reviewed September 11, 2016

Have always looked forward to Tao Tao's but the attitude of the wait staff tonight made me feel unwelcome and unwilling to come back. Food is always good to great, but service was spotty tonight with dishes arriving at different times and requests for sauces...More

Thank jrtx51
Reviewed August 7, 2016

My daughter and I selected this restaurant based on the recommendation of our Airbnb hostess. So glad happy she did! We ordered Asparagus Prawns, Sesame Chicken, And Won Ton Soup. Everything was absolutely delicious with my daughter proclaiming that the won ton soup was the...More

Thank 2PennStatePitaBabies
Reviewed July 29, 2016

We had a great dinner here with 5 people. The food was just awesome and the rotating plate on the table is briljant, so you can share with the group. Only downside was the staff. They acted like they didn't want us there. Uninterested and...More

Thank Thierry1973
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Gary L
Do they close between three and five?
October 28, 2016|
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Response from RDB27 | Reviewed this property |
They are open from 11:00am-10:00pm.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 175 S Murphy Ave, Sunnyvale, CA 94086-6113
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Sunnyvale
  • Phone Number: +1 408-736-3731
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