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Rt 17, 882 Main St. - High St., South Glastonbury, CT 06073
+1 860-657-3656
11:30 - 22:30
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Sun 12:30 - 21:30
Mon - Thu 11:30 - 21:30
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 22:30
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Wethersfield, Connecticut
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34 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I like this place, it's near my home. They have a good assortment of options, but not much atmosphere in the dining area. I usually do take-out and I'm happy with everything but the price.

Thank Peter Q
Level Contributor
25 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

Just dined here with my best girl. We have been here in the past but I wasn't using TripAdvisor back then. The spinach tofu soup was superb as were the dumpling appetizers. I had the spicy shrimp and scallop dish which was very good. My wife had a seafood angel hair dish with ginger which was really good. She actually... More 

Thank Chuck V
Hartford, CT
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43 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 May 2016 via mobile

Went with good friends for dinner on a Friday evening a couple of weeks ago. Hadn't been there in years since moving from Glastonbury. We remembered it 20 plus years ago as being a 'very' special place and very good....even exceptional food but not any more. Food is average Asian fare. Place is dated. Bathroom needs updating. If u want... More 

Thank Food9er
Glastonbury, Connecticut
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79 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2016 via mobile

This is a hidden gem. For someone looking for wonderful food and great ambience. A very small place but great feel. And you get to be in the company of the fish who have been there for 25yrs!!!!! Who knew fish could live that long in an aquarium, none of my fish have!!!!

Thank florenceh316
Glastonbury, Connecticut
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97 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2015

Char Koon has been here for many years and I know people who frequent it but I had never tried until recently. I am very glad I finally did! The decor is light, clean and relaxing. The restaurant is very easy to find in South Glastonbury and there is ample parking. The service was excellent - very attentive yet not... More 

Thank Bonnie-says-so
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134 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2015

We got Char Koon for take out last night. We had the beef on a stick, the cashew chicken with veggies and the dumplings . The food was great....the kids really love the beef or chicken on a stick and it's the first time I've have the cashew chicken. I didn't find any cashew nuts in there but it was... More 

Thank lisanap
Manchester, Connecticut
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81 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2015

This is my "go to" place for Thai food. There is a good choice on the menu. The service is fast and the food is always good. The place is on the small side. They seem to do a good take out business as well. They have beer and wine. A favorite place, one of my top 5 places to... More 

Thank daviddQ8181ES
Portland, Connecticut
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56 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 June 2015

Char Koon advertises as serving Pacific Rim Cuisine and that it is. The offerings run from Thai to Chinese to Malaysian. The food is a pleasant departure from the typical Chinese takeout. The servings are ample and very tasty with a wide variety to meet most tastes. Service is top-shelf. While the restaurant is not large, I have never seen... More 

Thank fraudman
Glastonbury, Connecticut, United States
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2014

We usually get a pick up and the food is usually good. But the next day I usually get a head ache because they use that aweful stuff MSG.

3 Thank Tim N
Hartford, Connecticut
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321 reviews
207 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 114 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2014

We really used to love this place when it was new, the first restaurant in the area to offer Malaysian dishes. We had dinner there this week for the first time in a long time, and we were reminded of why we stopped going here. The beef satay was one of the better items. Of the four skewers of beef,... More 

Thank TomM1951

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 20 - USD 35
Asian, Chinese, Thai
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Open Hours
12:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rt 17, 882 Main St. - High St., South Glastonbury, CT 06073
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  South Glastonbury
  • Phone Number: +1 860-657-3656

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?