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Ruthai's Thai Kitchen

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3162 Linwood Ave, Cincinnati, OH 45208-2955
+1 513-871-7687
16:00 - 22:00
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Sun 16:00 - 21:30
Tue - Thu 16:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 16:00 - 22:30
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Cincinnati, Ohio
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55 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2013

I don't really fancy Thai food, so this wasn't amazing. i liked the food, but i wouldn't make any special effort to go here.

Thank Jessica S
Cincinnati, Ohio
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2012 via mobile

Great food at a reasonable price is what it is all about!! With some of the best Pad Thai I've ever had and BYOB without a corking fee, Rutais has what it takes to have a great night out in Mt. Lookout. Be careful though, this family restaurant goes on vacation so call to make sure they are open before... More 

Thank EmilyKeep
Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts
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515 reviews
380 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 134 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2012

Quaint,great staff,and wonderful authentic menu. Have been patronizing for a number of years and have never been disappointed! Chicken Pad Thai is very good, as is Chicken Masimum Curry !

Thank 1lacrosse
Falls Church, Virginia
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61 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 March 2012

A good place for Thai food. It took a while for the dinner to arrive, but it was tasty and worth the wait. The staff was great and it will be a place I will return to the next time I am in Cincinnati.

Thank Walter G
Cincinnati, Ohio
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61 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 March 2012

We have been going to Ruthai's for a few years now. Both my boyfriend and I are Asians and we travelled extensively in Asia, including Thailand. We found Ruthai's to be a home away from home. When we miss mom's spicy, home cooking meals, we think of Ruthai's. It's a small, mom-and-pop shop. Ruthai normally works in hot kitchen and... More 

Thank Blue_Earthling
Cincinnati, Ohio
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64 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 February 2012

My wife and I love going to Ruthai’s alone or with friends. They have great sushi and Thai food. The place is rather small and can get crowded from time to time. Bring your own beer or wine as they don’t service alcohol. No corkage fee!!

Thank MocNJen
San Diego, California
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49 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 December 2011

I am writing this review as a local. I go here with friends often. It is a family owned one shop restaurant [not a chain] in Mt. Lookout Square. I always prefer mom & pop restaurants and coffee shops as they are unique in every way. The food is great. The entrees and the soups I have tried are very... More 

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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91 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2010

We went to dinner this evening at Ruthai's, which we first visited last year at our daughter's suggestion when I commented that our favorite Cincinnati Thai restaurants seemed to be turning into greasy spoons with an excess of oil. Although the surroundings are modest, the food is exceptional: a large varieity of fresh, beautifully presented large portions of very tasty... More 

Thank Cinti attorney
Fargo, North Dakota
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13 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2010

My wife and I absolutely love Ruthai's Thai Kitchen. It is like a hidden little gem in the town of Mt. Lookout. We have eaten there probably 10 times, and every single time our meal is out of this world; we've never been disappointed. The food always comes out in unique and interesting dishes. Also, Ruthai's is BYOB, so you... More 

Thank Blaine B
Louisville, Kentucky
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152 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 652 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2009

I stumbled on this hole in the wall place when walking around Mt Lookout. I had the Shrimp Salad ($10) which was a delicious mixture of julienned vegetables, cilantro and 5 HUGE shrimp in a delicious, tangy and flavorful light dressing. Muthai waited on me and asked how spicy I wanted my food. Nice touch! This is authentic food at... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 20
Asian, Thai
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Open Hours
16:00 - 21:30
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:30
16:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3162 Linwood Ave, Cincinnati, OH 45208-2955
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Cincinnati
  • Phone Number: +1 513-871-7687

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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?