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Ruan Thai

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811 William Hilton Pkwy, Hilton Head, SC
+1 843-785-8575
11:00 - 15:00
16:30 - 22:00
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Sun 17:00 - 21:00
Mon - Fri 11:00 - 15:00
Mon - Sat 16:30 - 22:00
Sat 12:00 - 15:00
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Cincinnatus, New York
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42 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I wish I had a choice between average and very good because that is where I would rate this -- good. Service was good and food portion is not big but it tasted fine. Careful, go for mild because medium really is spicy! I would do dessert somewhere else though. The appetizers were delicious. Good vegetarian options and nice light... More 

Briarcliff Manor, New York
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27 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is always the first restaurant we go to when my friends and I are in HH for our annual tennis week...you will love it too!

Thank JBashfull
Piscataway, New Jersey
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21 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

One of my favorite Thai restaurants outside of Thailand! Been here a number of times and the food is always fresh and delicious. The staff are extremely friendly, as well, and I wholeheartedly recommend this place!

Thank Exceededbeef
Charlotte, North Carolina
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

First time going to this place. Never judge a book by its cover. It was pack and you need to reserve ahead of time for a table. I decided to get out dinner to go since my 3yr old was getting fussy😅 hostess and the rest of the crew are very professional and friendly. I recommend the Holy Basil and... More 

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Buffalo, NY
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140 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 114 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

We had dinner here during spring break. Arrived as soon as they opened for dinner and were the only ones in the restaurant for a bit. There was a kids menu, and my 8-year old ordered chicken nuggets and fries from it. The rest of us ordered vegetarian dishes - panang curry and green curry. The server told us that... More 

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North Carolina
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336 reviews
162 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Are here two years ago and could not wait to return. The food and service are excellent. Good menu with something for everyone. Would recommend the spring rolls to start. Couple we came with swear by the basil sauce. I had shrimp and scallops special and my wife had the Pad Thai. All dishes were excellent. Little details like white... More 

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Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

We went for dinner during spring break. The food was very good and the ambiance is also very good. However the service was very bad and hence 3 stars.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 April 2017

We had Sea Bass, nicely spiced, with calamari starter, very nice. Service initially slow, but the even ing was quite positive.

Thank OntarioCoyote
Beaufort, South Carolina
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22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 April 2017

Arrived in time for Early Bird menu Good selections Very fresh & good portions Attentive waiter Perfect restaurant to relax with friends & eat good, tasty, healthy food

Thank ontimebft
Perry Hall, Maryland
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114 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 March 2017

Overall, I am not sure I would ever come back. Service was good but the place seems to need a good cleaning. The food was okay. My husband got the Pad Thai which was okay (again okay). My pineapple fried rice was lacking flavor. It had some heat but that was about it. Overall - average!

Thank Dawn L

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 12 - US$ 26
Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 15:00
16:30 - 22:00
11:00 - 15:00
16:30 - 22:00
11:00 - 15:00
16:30 - 22:00
11:00 - 15:00
16:30 - 22:00
11:00 - 15:00
16:30 - 22:00
16:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 811 William Hilton Pkwy, Hilton Head, SC
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Hilton Head
  • Phone Number: +1 843-785-8575

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