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TAO Restaurant & Bar Queenstown

5 Athol St, Queenstown, New Zealand, 3900
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Our Asian food is passionately engineered for the contemporary setting, meaning there’s a little something for everyone. Authentic yet modern, simple yet elegant - Tao is where you need to be.

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About TAO Restaurant & Bar Queenstown

The name TAO, is derived from the Chinese philosophy that nurtures the understanding of balance and harmony. We believe in creating a simple, elegant experience for you to enjoy all we have to offer. TAO is a contemporary fusion restaurant that is proud to serve you seasonal and fresh food that you will love. We are open for brunch, lunch and dinner. Affordable yet classy, this is the perfect little haven for you to relax and enjoy an exquisite meal.

We aim to deliver an experience that exceeds your expectations with outstanding service, a gorgeous setting and of course, beautiful food. We have an awe-inspiring menu where you are sure to find something to satisfy your appetite. We deliver an intimate setting that is perfectly orchestrated for you to unwind.

Cuisine: Chinese
Dress Code: Casual
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Visited On Monday, 15 April 2019

Weiter was kind. That’s nice.

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Visited On Thursday, 11 April 2019

The dumplings tasted microwaved and the edamame was cold and they said that they were sold out of pork buns and pork ribs but they had only opened 5 minutes prior?

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Visited On Thursday, 04 April 2019

Thank you

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Visited On Friday, 22 March 2019

Very tasty food. Plentiful & good service.

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Visited On Tuesday, 26 February 2019

I am an American who lived in China for 8 years. The desire to eat proper real Chinese flavors and cuisine in Queenstown is impossible to satisfy. Until I went to dinner with my son at Tao 2 nights ago. The dishes were served with obvious care and attention to detail, and most importantly, the flavors were authentic, and not "dumbed down" to the common denominator of the tourist pallette. It was a most welcome and extraordinary experience, and anyone who wants to sample some actual Chinese food, and not rubbish made by any of the other quasi Chinese restaurants in town...your only option is Tao. Cannot overstate what joy it brought us to have these actual dishes again after so long.

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Visited On Saturday, 16 February 2019

The food was dismal. The staff are enthusiastic and inattentive. We are locals, and have had several friends who live in town come to your restaurant once. I like them, it is unlikely we will be back .

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Visited On Wednesday, 06 February 2019

Delicious food with very friendly and efficient service, highy recommend.

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Visited On Tuesday, 15 January 2019

food was way too salty

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Visited On Thursday, 20 December 2018

very good food and service, will come back again.

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Visited On Thursday, 27 December 2018

I dined in the other day.i love Chinese food and I know that some dishes can be spicy. Due to my allergy I can not have some Chili family spice. I mentioned the shop assistant that I can not have chili ir spicy food but she brought two dishes was very spicy or chili was in. I was so disappointed and found very poor service. The shop assistant couldn’t understand much English and took ages serve food as well. Especially seasonal vegetable was shocking.not fancy lookingalso taste was not fancy enough. I never go back there.

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Visited On Wednesday, 12 December 2018

Beautiful food dumplings and steam buns superb

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Visited On Monday, 12 November 2018

the waitress was not friendly or helpful at all. every dishes i ordered were too salty.

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Visited On Thursday, 15 November 2018

Food is amazing, modern environment and great service, super recommended.

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Visited On Wednesday, 14 November 2018

Hi loved it here, the food was really good and the lady that served as was very nice. Would come again.

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Visited On Tuesday, 06 November 2018

Great tasty, quick food and lovely relaxed service! :)

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Visited On Thursday, 25 October 2018

Beautiful food!

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Visited On Sunday, 21 October 2018

All good.

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Visited On Saturday, 06 October 2018

Service was quite slow and when we finished our mains they didn't clear the tables or offer us a desert menu. Food was OK but quite expensive for what it was.

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Visited On Thursday, 20 September 2018

猪肉还是有“味道”(你懂的),但饺子也太好吃了吧,好吃到后悔点菜了

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Visited On Sunday, 16 September 2018

Loved every bite served to us and can’t wait to come back to try the second half of the menu. Stunning service, lovely ambiance and easy to get to central location! Favourites included the seafood dumplings and lamb rack.

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Visited On Thursday, 13 September 2018

It’s so good we have chosen this restaurant. As we all very satisfied about our meal. And the staff all very nice and professional.

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Visited On Wednesday, 12 September 2018

We had very nice experience at Tao. Have to say thire duck roller is delicious. We will visit again if we come to Queenstown.

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Visited On Saturday, 08 September 2018

Amazing food & Service

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Visited On Wednesday, 22 August 2018

Dumplings were great. Good value for money after using first table discount. Recommended

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Visited On Tuesday, 21 August 2018

Very good. Will recommend to anyone.

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