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TAO Chicago

TAO Chicago Nightclub | 2020 All You Need to Know

Venue Description

TAO Chicago. Located at 632 N Dearborn Street. Soaring, glamorous venue featuring high-end Asian cuisine & cocktails, plus a posh nightclub.

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If you want to feel as though you’re in Vegas, don your stilettos and head to TAO Chicago, the midwest outpost of the Las Vegas and NYC nightclubs. Upstairs from the massive Pan Asian restaurant, the other half of the TAO Chicago experience is a 7,000-square-foot nightclub that you enter through 100-year-old Chinese doors then down a lantern-lit exterior alley. Sip cocktails (but know that bathroom lines can feel interminable), order bottle service and peruse the multi-sensory scene in the intimate front nightclub space or the expansive rear room set underneath a 10-foot bell and sparkly disco ball. The two nightclubs are separated by an operable wall that transforms into a one-room venue. Expect some top-tier artists and DJs.

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Venue Vitals

What To Know

Music: Top40, Edm, HipHop
Best for: Celeb sightings, DJs, Dining, VIP bottle service
Capacity: 1,000

Average Line: 20-40min
Price: $$-$$$
Attire: Smart, Casual-Elegant

When To Visit

Hours of Operation
Friday 10:00PM -4:00AM
Saturday 10:00PM -5AM

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Where To Go

NBHD: River North
632 N Dearborn St
Chicago, IL 60654

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Expert Tips

TAO Chicago nightclub location:
Tao Chicago is located at 632 N Dearborn St.

Drink prices:
• Expect to pay $15 for cocktails.
• $13-$26 for champagne and or wine by glass. $22-$110 for Sake.
• Beers at $5-$12.
• Bottles starting at $300 +up.

Admission:
• Cover charge is usually around $20.
• Do yourself a favor and get there before 11 pm on weekends or entry is iffy.
• Cover charges tend to be expensive.
• Dinner reservations do not guarantee access to the Club; which is at the doorman’s discretion.
• Bottle service is nearly essential for marquee acts.

When to go:
• TAO Chicago is open on Friday & Saturdays.
• Both nights are good.
• If you’ve got cash to burn; then TAO is one of Chicago NightLife scene’s glitziest locales.

Best table location:
• Tables closest to DJ are best tables in the house.

Venue highlights:
• Dynamic two level space
• 2 Skybox semi private dining rooms seating up to 22
• 2 Quan Yin semi private dining rooms seating up to 10
• Large full service bar featuring premium mixology
• Acclaimed cuisine by Chef Partner Ralph Scamardella
• Quan Yin sculpture with custom projection animations
• Barrel vault ceiling with original bow trusses

Nearby parking:
• Valet parking available.
• 10 E Ontario St – Garage, $12
• Grand Plaza Garage, $12.
• 29 W Ohio St – Garage, $12.
• Plus there’s also street parking.

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Dress Code

TAO Chicago Dress Code

Please note, at TAO we encourage smart, casual-elegant attire. We do not allow baseball caps, athletic apparel, tank tops, baggy clothing, exposed chains or flip flops. Shorts are permitted in the Restaurant, but not in the nightclub.

Guests of all ages are welcomed in the Dining Room; while Nightclub entry is restricted to those 21 years of age and over.

Places like TAO is widely known for hosting celebrities and famous artists so best be on the lookout (and dressed to the 9s); as you will never know who you will run into!