Asia Oriental Cuisine Chinese Restaurant
Allentown's Best Chinese Restaurant
Dine-in and Carry-Out
Oriental Cuisine

Monday to Thursday 11:00am - 9:30pm * Friday 11:00am - 10:30pm * Saturday 12:00 Noon - 10:30pm * Sunday Closed * Please BYOB (no fees)

Asia will be closed until August 15, 2017 as we are on vacation. We look forward to seeing you soon.

Monday to Thursday: 11:00am - 9:30pm

Friday: 11:00am - 10:30pm

Saturday: 12:00 Noon - 10:30pm

Sunday: Closed

Please BYOB (no fees)

Best in the Lehigh Valley

Morning Call Reader's Choice 2008 Morning Call Reader's Choice 2009 Morning Call Reader's Choice 2010 Morning Call Reader's Choice 2011 Morning Call Reader's Choice 2012
Top 100 in the U.S.

Top 100 Chinese Restaurant in 2013

About Us

  • Location

    : 1102 E. Susquehanna Street, Allentown, PA 18103
  • Phone Number

    : 610-798-7777
  • Cuisine

    : Classic Chinese favorites, Authentic Chinatown style cuisine, sampling of Thai, Korean, Vietnamese and Japanese
  • Owners: Alex and May Zhong. Alex is the Executive Chef and his wife, May, manages the dining room. The duo have been restaurateurs in the Lehigh Valley for over 10 years. Their first restaurant endeavor was the Oriental Gourmet in Saucon Valley. After successfully operating the carry-out and catering business for over 8 years, the couple sold the business in 2005 and took 2 years off before opening Asia in September of 2007.
  • Awards:
    • Nationally Ranked Top 100 Chinese Restaurant 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011
    • The Morning Call Readers' Choice Best Chinese Restaurant in the Lehigh Valley 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012
    • Chef/Owner Alex Zhong wins Silver: International Chinese Culinary Competition in New York City, November 2008
    • "Top 10 Memorable Meals of 2008" Susan Gotshall, The Morning Call Restaurant Reviewer (see article)
    • Chef/Owner Alex Zhong featured on the cover of Asian Restaurant News March 2009 (see article)
    • Chef/Owner Alex Zhong wins Bronze: International Chinese Culinary Competition in New York City, September 2012
  • Dine In, carry-out, and catering available
  • Price: Affordable entrees from $6.95 to $21.95
  • In business since 2007
  • Reservations accepted. Recommended on Friday and Saturday evenings
  • Sundays are opened for private parties only. Call for availability
  • Atmosphere: comfortable and casual
  • Dining Room seats about 75 people. Booths, tables as well as large round tables with lazy Susans seats 6 to 10 people (perfect for family style dining)
  • B.Y.O.B. (NO FEES!)
  • Parking: 2 lots one out front on Susquehanna Street and new lot in back of restaurant. (turn at Asia sign onto Fairfax Street)
  • Areas Served: We proudly serve customers from Farmington, Gauff Hill, Fountain Hill, Allentown, Seidersville, Wydnor, Summit Lawn, Lehigh University, Bethlehem, Easton and Phillipsburg



Asia's Chef/Owner Alex Zhong



Awards ceremony: Top 100 Chinese Restaurants in the USA Celebrity Chef Martin Yan with Asia Owner Alex Zhong



Asia's Chef/Owner Alex Zhong wins silver in International Chinese Culinary Competiton November 2008