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Ichiban Japanese Steakhouse

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1914 Catasauga Rd, Allentown, PA 18109
(610) 266-7781
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4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Thu 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Fri 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Sat - Sun 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations

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  • 16
    Excellent
  • 19
    Very good
  • 8
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Well done

Great friendly service. Sushi, as well as other food was very good. Clean well kept place. Nice bar and great hibachi area. We will be back. Prices are very good for the amount of food you get.

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 19, 2014
Grayhare
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Macungie, Pennsylvania
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48 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Allentown, Pennsylvania
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17 reviews 17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015 via mobile

The salad had a tasty ginger dressing; while the calamari tempura appetizer was chewy and tasteless. Both my chicken and my girlfriend's scallops were overcooked resulting in dry chicken and another chewy seafood item. So go for the show over the food which is mediocre at best.

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Ottawa, Canada
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45 reviews 45 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

Whenever we visit Bethlehem, PA - we have a meal at Ichiban Japanese Steakhouse. The sushi is really good, given that it is not at the ocean. We have eaten there often and never had anything less than good, more often than not, the dishes are very good to excellent. It is hard to suggest a single item as, really,... More 

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Macungie, Pennsylvania
Top Contributor
221 reviews 221 reviews
135 restaurant reviews
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

Great friendly service. Sushi, as well as other food was very good. Clean well kept place. Nice bar and great hibachi area. We will be back. Prices are very good for the amount of food you get.

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Langhorne, Pennsylvania
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20 reviews 20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

I found the resturant staff to be attentive, the cooks to be entertaining and the food was outstanding

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Sussex, New Jersey
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65 reviews 65 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

We passed through this area while driving back from vacation so we stopped here for dinner. We ordered a selection of rolls an regular sushi. I have been to hundreds of sushi restaurants (from the east coast to the west coast and many visits to Japan). The sushi here was pretty average, but passable. We walked in at prime time... More 

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Greenwich, Connecticut
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364 reviews 364 reviews
288 restaurant reviews
112 helpful votes 112 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

Was not crowded as Eire was no one else which made us skeptical He soup was just ok. The rest of the meal was great Wonderful salad dressing

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Whitehall, Pennsylvania
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

Good and varied menu of both the usual and less standard fare. Prompt and courteous service for both sit down meals and take-out. Great ambiance and I like that they give chopsticks.

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green4859
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101 reviews 101 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2013

I celebrated my 36th birthday dinner at this restaurant during our stay in the Allentown area. The staff was helpful and friendly, from the hostess to the managers. Food was prepared well and it was delish! And for my birthday, they worked well with my hubby to surprise me with balloons. They also give you a chance to spin the... More 

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Sterling, Virginia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2013

My husband and i were staying overnight in the area on our way home to VA. I have been to many Hibachi-style restaurants around the country and this has been the most disappointing! Ordered gyoza and shumai as appetizers. They were undercooked and not served with the typical brown dipping sauce. The 2 sauces dished out for the food grilled... More 

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Allentown, Pennsylvania, United States
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20 reviews 20 reviews
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2013

Went here for my son's confirmation dinner. The staff was extremely friendly and courteous. We had to wait a little while for our chef so they comp'd us some Edamame, which was nice. The chef was good and the food was very good. We all had more than enough to eat. It is a little pricey but you get what... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1914 Catasauga Rd, Allentown, PA 18109
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Allentown
  • Phone Number: (610) 266-7781

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Japanese, Steakhouse, Sushi
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Tuesday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Wednesday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Thursday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?