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A1 Japanese Steak House

3300 Lehigh St Spc 320, Allentown, PA 18103-5544
+1 610-709-0998
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  • Excellent8%
  • Very good31%
  • Average22%
  • Poor22%
  • Terrible17%
1 Jan 2017
“Don't visit on New Years Eve”
20 Mar 2017
“Horrible Hibachi Dining/Service Experience”
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Steakhouse
$$ - $$$
3300 Lehigh St Spc 320, Allentown, PA 18103-5544
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Reviewed 20 March 2017

Making reservations for Saturday night at 6:30 pm we got to our seats at 7:30 pm. Reservations placed 3 weeks prior only put us on their list, walk ins would come before us. No sight of a server for 1/2 hour more. Took them forever...More

Thank Deborah M
Reviewed 26 January 2017

Had the D2, Steak, shrimp, scallops, dinner for 2. Service was good, chef was efficient and fun to watch. Food was cooked perfect, the chef let you try a piece of the meat to be sure it was done to your liking...first time that has...More

Thank William S
Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

We made a reservation for 5:45pm for New Years Eve and arrived at 5:30pm. The place was very full and we made our way to check in and he said, you are early. We waited until 5:45pm and overheard him tell someone else they were...More

Thank trytogetawayoften
Reviewed 14 June 2016 via mobile

Went with the family for hibachi and we're promplty seated with another family. We chose A1 because it's a little cheaper than a chain restaurant down the highway. The gentleman who took our orders was very overbearing. The Bride asked if she could have noodles...More

Thank Mark19056
Reviewed 26 May 2016

I've been to A1 Japanese Steak House numerous times, and it was always a good experience - was waited on quickly, and the food was delicious. This time we were waited on quickly, but the food was not up to its normal standard. I received...More

Thank Kathy B
Reviewed 10 May 2016 via mobile

Went by for lunch. They open at 11, but things are not till 11 30 / 1200, The Hibachi is not open for lunch. Our server was doing the best she could and brought us our meal on the order it was prepared. I would...More

Thank agflag
Reviewed 4 May 2016

We go here about twice a year. The service is exceptional, and the at the table cooking is fun and creative. The food quality is excellent. Great for large families and groups too!

Thank glentabor
Reviewed 20 April 2016 via mobile

We had a very good meal....Fresh vegetables and seafood grilled hibachi style....definitely be back. PLUS the service was great.

Thank sheri k
Reviewed 12 April 2016

I was just here last week, and had an AMAZING experience. The food was delicious, the portions were large, the chef was entertaining, and the drinks were good!!! I'm not sure what is with all of the negative reviews, I haven't been here in a...More

Thank itmeantevrything
Reviewed 13 March 2016 via mobile

We have been coming here for years, primarily to celebrate birthdays. We were here yesterday, March 12. Wow, has the place gone downhill. The place is filthy, especially the hibachi area. The rice was undercooked and barely seasoned. I ordered the teriyaki steak. There was...More

Thank Parklandmom
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3300 Lehigh St Spc 320, Allentown, PA 18103-5544
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Allentown
  • Phone Number: +1 610-709-0998
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