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Tao's Restaurant

201 Bulleen Rd, Bulleen, Manningham, Victoria 3105, Australia
+61 3 9852 0777
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good32%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“soup” (11 reviews)
“set menu” (11 reviews)
“main course” (5 reviews)
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Asian, Fusion, Chinese, Gluten Free Options
201 Bulleen Rd, Bulleen, Manningham, Victoria 3105, Australia
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This year is the 10th year anniversary for this Asian/Western fusion restaurant, which has been the restaurant of choice for birthday lunch/dinner for my wife for all these ten years. Serving size and dish variety had come down with price going up, but the same...More

Thank jkl615
Reviewed January 7, 2018

Hard to believe this is not Japanese it is actually Chinese. But the presentation is immaculate and the taste superb, it has the quality and finesse of Japanese. I always enjoy coming here and can recommend every dish,

Thank mariomarkanders
Reviewed December 21, 2017 via mobile

We visited Tao's to celebrate a family birthday. The menu was 'fixed' but was fixed entree, choice of soup, choice of main, 2nd chefs special main, choice of dessert. Each was great it its own right, and combined almost too much. Flavour and quality shone...More

Thank scubal0ver
Reviewed December 20, 2017

Nice surounding, very good decoration and easy to park. The set menu is excellent and the delicious food are served with adequate spacing to be able to enjoy while sipping a nice glass of red. The serving are well presented and the portions are the...More

Thank Franz K
Reviewed November 26, 2017

Been here a few years back for dinner. This time went for lunch. It is still an restaurant that one can rely on for a consistent decent meal. Service is great, meals are not stand outs but tasty and you know that it won't disappoint....More

Thank rosalines2017
Reviewed November 23, 2017 via mobile

Heavily Asian influenced decorations and menu this restaurant is set near the river with views of beautiful parklands in bulleen. The staff are extremely professional and polite. The menu is not large and you get to choose four different dishes. Each one I chose was...More

Thank Sharyn M
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Reviewed October 21, 2017 via mobile

Visiting Melbourne from the Gold Coast and caught up with eight friends. Not sure what to expect but the dinner was an absolute joy. Great service and even better food on the set menu. We were fortunate enough to be seated in the seperate dining...More

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Reviewed October 3, 2017

Comfortable and spacious in suburban location with plenty of car parking available. It's an environment for conversation as it is not loud. The quality of the food, the presentation and the service are consistently very good. I've been many times and I've not had a...More

Thank Lucy P
Reviewed July 15, 2017

Plus points: Very nice location and very roomy with good space between the tables; BYO with $10 charge per bottle; good and varied selection for each course; presentation is very impressive; Negative points; our waiter was not very good or accommodating... asked him a number...More

Thank Ravinder S
Reviewed June 3, 2017 via mobile

6 courses of little taste, too plain dishes. Service ok, overall average and overpriced. The chef needs to come up with something more special than this... Not particularly recommend.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$45 - $60
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Highchairs Available
Good for
Large groups, Families with children, Special occasions, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
6:00 PM - 10:30 AM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:30 AM
6:00 PM - 10:30 AM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:30 AM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:30 AM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:30 AM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 201 Bulleen Rd, Bulleen, Manningham, Victoria 3105, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Greater Melbourne  >  Manningham  >  Bulleen
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9852 0777
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A private dining haven for a unique dining experience. Tao’s is one-of-a-kind modern Japanese concept that offers a multi-course selective set menu. The restaurant is fully licensed and Byo wine only, Corkage Charges: Wines/Champagne Below 750ML - $10/bottle, Above 750ML - $20/bottle. The food is a careful combination of Eastern and Western fare that offers an exciting blend of traditional and contemporary flavors. Tao’s romantic ambience is the perfect setting for special occasions, wedding receptions or corporate functions. Located in Bulleen just off the Eastern Freeway, with ample parking space.
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