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Cho Sun

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$$ - $$$
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141 Main Street, Bethel, ME 04217
+1 207-824-7370
17:00 - 21:00
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Beccles, United Kingdom
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179 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 October 2014

We had dinner here in August and we were hugely impressed to find such high-quality Japanese/Korean food in such a small (but very lovely!) town. We had spring rolls that were perfect and then teriyaki beef and sashimi which were both superb. We had a great wine (merlot) and the bill represented excellent value for money given the quality of... More 

Thank PhilFiler
Bethel, Maine
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39 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 August 2014

I love the food here and i love the atmosphere. however, the waitstaff does need some adjusting. There are specifically two women that work there and no matter how busy/slow the restaurant seems you'll never get a happy waitress with a smile and to me that is very important when im out dining. Last visit it took 30minutes to put... More 

Thank flowerchiild
New York City
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 July 2014

Unexpected Korean -Japanese restaurant in Bethel. There is a wide variety of dishes to chose from including some delicious house made kimchee. Sit on the porch and enjoy the sunset.

Thank NYC10025NY
Bethel, Maine
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39 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 June 2014

It may seem impossible to get great sushi in western Maine until you go to Cho Sun. This place is amazing and the atmosphere is just as great. It does get very crazy busy during the ski season where you can wait a bit for your order however the food is, in my opinion, very much worth it.

Thank flowerchiild
Rumford, Maine
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33 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 May 2014

Not what I expected. The food was average. Tiny portions. I had to stop to get a sandwich on the way home. Had an appetizer, steak, and white rice. Won't go back.

Thank SteveJeanne50
Buffalo, New York
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 May 2014

My son recommended this to me. I would never thought of going to an oriental restaurant in the middle of the Maine woods and mountains, but I'm glad I listened to him. We ordered a wide selection off the menu, including sushi. Everything was excellent, including the service. Highly recommend!

Providence, Rhode Island
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 May 2014

We've visited several times and always enjoyed our meal. Between the 4 of us we've now sampled most of the menu and everyone has enjoyed their appetitizers through dessert. The atmostphere in the restuarant area is calm and inviting with soft woods and Asian art. Will definitely return.

Thank 4weeks
Rhode Island
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124 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 April 2014

This was our first meal at Cho Sun, and we stopped in after a long day of skiing at Sunday River. We had checked out the online menu and it looked interesting, so off we went. The food was satisfying; light, but tasty and intriguing, particularly the short ribs I ordered, the pickled zucchini condiment and those killer roasted potatoes.... More 

Thank genevaRhodeIsland
Westport, Massachusetts
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 25 March 2014

Had a marvelous meal/time on Sunday. Corey, our waiter, was attentive, knowledgeable and engaging. The food was generous, creative, and delicious. A true exotic gem hidden away in a typical NE ski town. Highly recommend for a great dining experience!

1 Thank Cindy S
Mahone Bay NS
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45 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2014 via mobile

We ate here on Sunday evening and were very pleasantly surprised. The food was delicious. We will be back the next time we are visiting Bethel.

Thank Allicat65

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Sushi, Asian, Japanese, Korean
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 141 Main Street, Bethel, ME 04217
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Bethel
  • Phone Number: +1 207-824-7370

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