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Ruan Thai

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811 William Hilton Pkwy., Hilton Head, SC
+1 843-785-8575
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Today
11:00 - 15:00
16:30 - 22:00
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Hours:
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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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This was our first visit to Hilton Head. Not knowing the area , we knew we just wanted to try a Thai restaurant. After reading other reviews, decided to try this out of the way, small venue. We were not disappointed! Wow, great food and the service was great and friendly. We both had the Pad Thai but mine had... More 

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Thank BJF_8
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This was our first time to Hilton Head SC and our first to Ruan Thai. I had the beef special and my wife the thick noodles with shrimp. We shared the combination appetizer platter. All the food and beverages were grade A. Sauces were to die for and freshness of all food was the top notch including the presentation. Restaurant... More 

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Thank Joey D
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were in Hilton Head for a week and had take out food during our last night in HH. The Thai restaurant came highly recommended and we were not disappointed.

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Thank RMellinger
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74 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Loved the starter sampler. Wife had lemon chicken and I had the three kings-shrimp, scallop and crab legs. All were very tasty. The only minor improvement would have been heated plates as both of our rice portions could have been hotter. Service was excellent and ambiance was pleasant. Will be back.

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1 Thank Mac S
Hilton Head, South Carolina
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I wish I had an overall good experience but I did not. All but one table was occupied when I arrived so perhaps they were having a busy night but there was no apparent line when I walked in (however a few people walked in behind me). Some how, the table I saw being cleaned when I arrived was occupied... More 

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Thank gr8mom2three
Hilton Head, South Carolina
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447 reviews
361 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 162 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

Traditional Thai restaurant with many Asian options. Good service and a very nice décor. Prices for dinner are a bit on the high side.

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Thank Ray Z
Wilmington, North Carolina
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27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

We enjoyed our dinners immensely. I had a wide noodle dish with vegetables,chicken and a delicious brown sauce, while my wife enjoyed a sweet and sour shrimp over white rice.

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Thank Ed D
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

Came to Hilton Head for anniversary, tried this place the first night we were there. Nice, cozy atmosphere, staff was good. Including the drink, expect to pay about $30 per person for dinner. Overall good experience.

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Thank Natalya M
Miami, Florida
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

We dined at Ruan Thai last night. Even though it was almost closing time (note website says 10pm closing although actual closing time is 9pm), the staff were very gracious in their service. The decor was very pleasing & food presentation was excellent. We immensely enjoyed the pad Thai, which was cooked just right with appropriate flavor. Sticky rice with... More 

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Miami, Florida
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47 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

I enjoyed my visit to Ruan Thai. And everyone in my party lived their food. I had steak and while it was not what I was expecting (my mistake), it was very good and the most important part, it was good quality meat. Portions were perfect size, not too big, not too small.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 12 - US$ 26
Cuisine
Asian, Thai, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 15:00
16:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 15:00
16:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 15:00
16:30 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 15:00
16:30 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 15:00
16:30 - 22:00
Saturday
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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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?