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Ichiban Japanese Steakhouse

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1914 Catasauqua Rd, Allentown, PA 18109-3105
+1 610-266-7781
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good40%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“sushi” (21 reviews)
“scallops” (7 reviews)
“teriyaki” (3 reviews)
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian
$$ - $$$
1914 Catasauqua Rd, Allentown, PA 18109-3105
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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...More

3  Thank crich113
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...More

Thank Gary K
Reviewed September 2, 2013 via mobile

We specifically go to Ichibans for birthdays and my anniversary. Went for our 32nd wedding anniversary and I am sorry to say I was not impressed. We were the only 3 people in the restaurant and the service was slow. I have bean coming since...More

1  Thank PeggyGodfrey
Reviewed July 17, 2013

We were staying over night in Allentown and this was the only spot within walking distance of our hotel with a bar. Our intent was to have a quick beer and head back to bed. What a surprise was in store for us. We were...More

Thank avatheps
Reviewed May 23, 2013

Went to Ichiban's for Mother's Day. Food was just right. Service could be a little better. Don't order any drink they can't understand. Grapefruit & vodka and it took a few trys for them to understand. All Mother's received a flower (nice touch). Place is...More

Thank PeggyGodfrey
Reviewed April 30, 2013 via mobile

I finally discovered this restaurant last November, and came back to see if it was as good as I thought. It was. Last time, I had traditional sushi two nights in a row. Terrific! This time, I was traveling with a friend, so we did...More

Thank Suziewrite
Reviewed February 21, 2013

My family goes to Ichibans every birthday. We are never disappointed. The food is great, sometimes the service gets caught in translation but all in all a great time. We always order shrimp, steak, scallops, & chicken. Never disappointing.

Thank PeggyGodfrey
Reviewed January 21, 2013

Over Allentown area, it is quite decent place to eat Japanese food. But if you have ever been Japan, you would know what I mean "OK". Anyway it is a good to go to if you miss some asian food at allentown.

Thank AustinYe
Reviewed December 3, 2012

We visit Ichiban about once a month. We are never disappointed with the food or service and most the time we leave with a to-go box cuz we just cant finish our dinner. If your in the area give Ichiban a try. We like the...More

Thank Rick B
Reviewed September 2, 2012

three people in our party witnessed an employee leaving the restroom without hand washing. We all just left and haven't been back. We did let management know, however,and hopefully that has changed. When we were going there, the food was good.

1  Thank Rnrmom
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Television
Good for
Large groups, Families with children, Kids, Special occasions
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1914 Catasauqua Rd, Allentown, PA 18109-3105
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Allentown
  • Phone Number: +1 610-266-7781
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