A New York City legend, TAO Uptown is brought to you by Strategic Group, the powerhouse behind some of NYC’s finest nightlife establishments such as Marquee, Avenue and LAVO. It’s no doubt that TAO Uptown is the ultimate triple threat on the scene. An Asian bistro by day and swanky lounge by night, TAO Uptown easily has top bragging rights as a premier mega-restaurant, sophisticated cocktail lounge, and full throttle niterie in one.
Sound like your New Year’s Eve nightlife pleasure? Everything that’s credible and cool is right within the three levels of breathtaking party space. TAO Uptown will surely have everything you need to satisfy your New Year’s Eve palate. Drinks from a premium open bar will flow, as will the sounds from a live DJ performance, right up until your complimentary champagne toast and New Year's Eve countdown at midnight.
When you step into the world of TAO Uptown, you will immediately be transported into another realm. Located in the heart of an ideal area right off Fifth Avenue, this fierce lounge boasts gorgeous Asian and Euro inspired décor. Originally built in the 19th century as stables for the Vanderbilt family, it was transformed into a majestic Asian temple complete with a towering 16-foot tall Buddha that floats above a virtual reflecting pool.
If these walls (or Buddha) could talk, they’d dish out some seriously sultry stories. Come and make your own story this New Year's Eve at TAO Uptown, the premiere New York City nightlife destination to ring in the New Year.
Billy Steele is a vital, magnetic artist whose abundant talent and charisma are already well known in the Manhattan fashion and club-going scenes. Beginning his music career as a promoter at New York City’s infamous Tunnel & Sound Factory nightclubs, Billy’s goal was to make people happy. Little did he know just how happy he would make them. He began his DJ career two months after purchasing his first set of turntables with a Saturday night residency at Manhattan’s Limelight. He was 22 years old. Billy has worked with major fashion label icons such as Gucci, YSL, Hugo Boss, Tommy Hilfiger and Kenneth Cole. He has DJ’d premier parties for J Records, Showtime, Disney & MTV. Billy has played throughout North America, but always keeping his home in New York City. He is currently a resident DJ at Tao & Lavo NYC.
Early Evening Complimentary Passed Hors d'oeuvres (Menu is subject to change).
Chicken Satay | Thai peanut dipping sauce
Crispy Shrimp Tempura | spicy mayonnaise
Kobe Sliders | crispy onions
Vegetable Spring Rolls | duck sauce
Crispy Roasted Pork Buns
Thai Chicken "lollipops”