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Is Tao as good as they say it is???

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My girlfriend is coming to NY from Vegas. SHe loves the Tao there and asked me to reserve seats there for dinner. I reserved 2 seats for 830pm. Is this place as good as some say it is or is spice market better?

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    1. re: s

      I was about to ask the same thing.

    2. Played. Bridge and Tunnel Crowd. Kind of a cool, grandiose space, but avg food and sort of expensive.

      1. No. It is crowded, and the food is ok but not worth the price you pay. I had a girlfriend who loved it because it was trendy. She did not actually think much of the food.

        1. who the heck told you it was good? No NY'er told you that. Spice Market isn't great, and it's mostly the same B&T crowd now, but its better than Tao.

          1. Tao isn't that bad. It's not as good as many other restaurants in the city and it's overpriced, and it's full of the kind of people that people here like to avoid. But some of the food can be good, and it's a cool looking place. Don't run there, but don't dread it.