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Tao's Chinese Bistro

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3301 Southern Blvd SE Ste 500, Rio Rancho, NM 87124-2089
(505) 962-0168
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

First visit on a very quiet Sunday evening. Great staff and excellent food. Complete menu. No beer, wine or liquor.

Thank thurowct
Rio Rancho
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I go for lunch weekly with my friend who always wants to eat at Tao. It's an easy accommodation to make as the food is always hot, fresh and tasty. I can't tell how many people we have turned on to the restaurant. Even had my birthday party there last year!

Thank Steven K
Rio Rancho, New Mexico
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123 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Usually I'm not a fan of Chinese food, but this place is awesome! Everything is hot and freshly prepared, MSG *not* an ingredient. Portions are generous. My ginger and garlic chicken smelled divine and tasted just as good. Service can be a little slow but it's because food is made to order. There's one main waiter who takes superb care... More 

Thank TrudiC44
Rio Rancho, New Mexico
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Absolutely the best Chinese food in Rio Rancho! The customer service is fantastic. All the food is made upon order and tastes wonderful every time!

Thank thesusieq2016
Rio Rancho, New Mexico
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Have been there several times and always received top notch food and service at a good price and location,

Thank Z2875NHrichardg
Rio Rancho, New Mexico
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2016

I was in need of a "Chinese fix" for dinner tonight. Letting my finders do the walking on google, I searched for chinese in Rio Rancho. Several well known places popped up. Not wanting fast food, nor "good but predictable", I checked out Tao Chinese Bistro's website. The menu looked interesting. So, on my way home, I stopped by. Place... More 

Thank Diane F
Rio Rancho, New Mexico
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016

My wife and I started to eat at Tao when we first moved into Rio Rancho,NM 5 years ago. We liked the food and it was always well prepared and the service was good. We had been going there 2-3 times per month. One night about 3 years ago we ordered a dish of supposedly boneless duck and found that... More 

Thank glenn b
Rio Rancho, New Mexico
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3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

The food is phenomenal for take out, but the atmosphere is bland at best. I never see people dining in.

Thank Victoria R
Albuquerque, New Mexico
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44 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2016 via mobile

We got takeout for dinner and were very disappointed in this experience. The sesame chicken should be called sesame bread - the description states "lightly breaded" and it was very heavily breaded. The picture that is included were all pieces that had no chicken in them. The flavor was good but that was it. There was supposed to be rice... More 

Thank lec1727
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2016

The magic of Tao's is that it isn't just the best Chinese food in Rio Rancho, but some of the best anywhere I have been. It reminds me of stopping at restaurants in Chinatown in San Francisco. Their keys seem to be fresh ingredients and, unlike a lot of other similar restaurants, their sauces are not designed to overpower the... More 

Thank Benjamin H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$10 - $15
Chinese, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3301 Southern Blvd SE Ste 500, Rio Rancho, NM 87124-2089
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Rio Rancho
  • Phone Number: (505) 962-0168

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?