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Robata of Tokyo

39 S 9th St, Allentown, PA 18102-4852
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Ranked #6 of 366 restaurants in Allentown
Cuisines: Sushi, Japanese, Seafood
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Late Night, Dessert
Description: Robata of Tokyo is Allentown's original, authentic and premiere Japanese restaurant for the last 25 years. Robata has uniquely combined traditional Japanese elements with Western cuisine to create a perfect fusion of culture for your dining pleasure. Enjoy our traditional Sushi, Sashimi, Tempura, Sukiyaki, Teriyaki, Udon and Soba. Bring your family and friends to Hibachi table. Our Hibachi chefs will entertain you with a good show and food.
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92% Recommend
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English first
16 reviews 16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014

Delicious sukiyaki dinner. Very tasty! Good value, included soup and salad. Will definitely return for more great Japanese food!

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Allentown, Pennsylvania
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014

If you want an excellent and authentic Hibachi/Sushi meal I highly recommend Robata of Tokyo. My wife ordered the Hibachi meal and we were impressed at the aplomb of table side Chef. He entertained as he prepared the meal and everything was done to perfection. I opted for an eclectic Sushi and Sashimi sampling from the menu. From the Toro... More

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Center Valley, Pennsylvania
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2013

my wife and I went out Saturday night. We got right in and seated ordered about 10 things on the menu and all were good. Can not wait to go back and experience delicious food like that. lots of thought go into what they make

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2013 via mobile

I grew up in Asia, and this is BY FAR the best and most authentic Japanese restaurant I've ever been to in the Lehigh Valley. The price range is extremely reasonable, considering you get a miso soup and a good size salad with any entree. The owners are super friendly and always checking up on us to make sure that... More

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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48 reviews 48 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2013

Wonderful fresh sushi! The taste is great, the chief is excellent. Robera is so nice! Be early there and sit at the sushi bar, to get the best service,

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New Jersey
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60 reviews 60 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2013

Robata has a romantic, authentic, and welcoming decor that someone clearly has put thought into. The food was fine but because we were in a hurry didn't have time to have the sushi we really wanted. I give this restaurant five stars because Allentown in general has a bedraggled appearance but this place has done well given the old (but... More

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Top Contributor
70 reviews 70 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2013 via mobile

Food was excellent. Chef was a lot of fun. Service was very good. Lots of choices. We did hibachi. Going back to try sushi bar.

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Top Contributor
55 reviews 55 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2013

Ranked 3rd currently on Trip Advisor for Allentown, but as to my visit, would NOT return ! 5-10 minute wait before waitress came to our table . She apologized for the delay. I told her we were there based on Trip Advisor reviews Overall service was VERY SLOW. i think they only had 2 servers working for the entire restaurant.... More

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Senior Contributor
43 reviews 43 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2013

We ate here one night when spending a long weekend at Bear Creek Mountain. They cook dinner on the grill at your table, and the chefs are entertaining. Surprisingly good sushi, as well. We had a very large group, and noisy children, and the restaurant was incredibly accommodating. I would eat here again if I came through Allentown!

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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2013

This is a diamond in the rough. We almost turned away based on the outside, but we were lured in by the good reviews from Tripadvisor. We sat on the sushi side of the restaurant as opposed to the hibachi side, which seemed lively/rowdy. We were so awed by the selection of 'home style' dishes and sushi and ordered way... More

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