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Cho Sun

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141 Main Street, Bethel, ME 04217
+1 207-824-7370
17:00 - 21:00
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Wed - Sun 17:00 - 21:00
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We've been coming to Bethel for 11 years - w/ younger kids - and had always eaten at the favorite standbys...pizza, pubs, Italian...we finally tried ChoSun and had a great experience. The food was fantastic and contrary to some negative comments, the service was outstanding! Scott took the time to visit with several tables...very welcoming....and took the time to answer... More 

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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

I had seen this restaurant and was reluctant to try it-sushi in Bethel? How fresh can it be? Asian food in a world of beer and pizza pubs, how "authentic" can it be? After hearing a few good reviews from friends, my husband and I decided to try it out. It is Very authentic. The chef happens to be from... More 

Thank HZybas
Providence, Rhode Island
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

Went last minute for my birthday for sushi and apps. Mussels were good, but the sushi menu was really lame. Not a lot of choices. Ordered soft she'll crab roll...looked good, tentacles on the outside...took a bite , and it was FAKE crab. Really, for $13 . Gave it away and left.

Thank FoodieSnoody
Portland, Maine
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016

Excellent food and lovely atmosphere. Our favorite Restauraunt every time we visit Sunday River. Service is excellent. Owner Scott is an accomplished chef.

Thank Cgfromcapecod
Tijeras, New Mexico
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30 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

Our son is in South Korea and told us we needed to try bulgogi. Cho Sun had bulgogi on the menu so we went in. Beautifully decorated. The winner was born in South Korea and came to our table. Very nice! The bulgogi, lunch I and everything were delicious!

Thank Teri S
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111 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

This was my second visit and I again ate at the bar, which had recently been redone to provide more space. It is very comfortable and a popular spot. The beer selection is good. The tuna roll was very tasty and the pork belly bulgogi nicely done. Spicy but not too. The wasabi potatoes were also good and this time... More 

Thank TLM1940
Plymouth, MN, United States
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed our dinner very much. The two of us split a Dragon Roll for an appetizer. The ahi tuna was outstanding, just barely seared. They have a nice selection of cocktails and some craft beers. I would go here again.

Thank Laura S
Portland, Maine
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016

Recently friends took me to Cho Sun for the first time. Not only was the food outstanding, the experience was incredible. We went in early Sunday evening; the bar had a large crowd. We were greeted by friendly staff and our order was taken immediately. Our drinks quickly followed our order and the food was delivered in just minutes. The... More 

Thank AFF921
Newfields, New Hampshire
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

I've eaten at Cho Sun at least 20 times over the years and it's always great. Although many restaurants seem to vary in quality from visit to visit, I've found the food to be excellent every time. We always get a number of apps - usually gyoza, spring rolls and gamja bokkeum - and all are outstanding. The sushi is... More 

Thank IzzyTravelerNH
Boone, North Carolina, United States
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

We orderred the spicy tuna roll as an app and it was amazing! Our main dishes were good, not great, the house made complimentary pre-dinner veggie dishes such as the Kimchee, we're very good. But that amazingly fresh and tasty sushi roll? The best I've had since I visited Japan.

Thank 1naturelover

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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
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
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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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?