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Ruan Thai

811 William Hilton Pkwy, Hilton Head, SC
+1 843-785-8575
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good30%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“thai food” (84 reviews)
“drunken noodles” (25 reviews)
“spring rolls” (27 reviews)
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Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
811 William Hilton Pkwy, Hilton Head, SC
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Started with sharing the combination plate which is chicken satay, pot stickers, spring rolls and fried wontons with dipping sauces. I had a soft shell crab stir fry and wifey had a chicken ginger stir fry. We brought our own wine which incurred a $10...More

Thank Mac S
Reviewed 1 week ago

I am a fan of Thai food and this was one of the best I have visited. Very good wine list at fair prices--surprised to find many Oregon wines. Everything we had was excellent from the fresh summer rolls with peanut sauce to the rice...More

Thank Bruce B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I heard about this restaurant from the gentleman who does my nails when I mentioned to him that I hadn't been to a good Thai restaurant on the Island. He highly recommended Ruan Thai saying he often got food to-go there. I finally went upon...More

Thank Laynie W
Reviewed 17 October 2017

Lunchtime menu fit the bill for hubby and me.... each of us ordering something different from the menu each of the 2 times we dined at Ruan Thai while vacationing. Veggies were fresh, prepared in delicate, delicious sauces with meals beautifully presented. Next trip we'll...More

Thank suncatcher363
Reviewed 17 October 2017

Hidden gem right on Hilton Parkway. The food was great - a little bit on pricier side but that is probably true of HH. A little difficult to find. Traditional thai fare and really good.

Thank Shouvik D
Reviewed 4 October 2017

Small attractive restaurant. Service and dinner was good but I was expecting a little more spice and flavor.

Thank janice g
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

Need to “get away for a quiet lunch break” but close by? On Hilton Head Island, head to one of two Ruan Thai restaurants. My fav is on Main Street. Delicious, beautifully presented, tranquil atmosphere, and great lunch price. Cast away your work worries while...More

Thank Jeanie B
Reviewed 29 September 2017 via mobile

This is an easy going , reliably good Thai restaurant. The curry dishes are very good. This time had green curry with chicken. Also tasted the pork pad Thai- also very good. Extensive menu and delicious. Always too full up to try dessert. And you...More

Thank Suzichka
Reviewed 27 September 2017

I made a reservation for a Saturday evening for three - and we were taken to a table with a "reserved" sign on it right away after we arrived. The hostess and waitress were very friendly and knowledgeable about the menu - answering our many...More

Thank Mike B
Reviewed 22 September 2017 via mobile

We visit Hilton Head 1-2 times every summer and always make room for Ruan Thai. We traveled to Thailand earlier this year and became acquainted with southern Thai cooking, and we were pleasantly surprised to return to Ruan Thai and enjoy an authentic experience! Service...More

1  Thank Sarah W
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31 July 2017|
Response from Anil W | Reviewed this property |
I don't think so!!!
Donna M
17 March 2017|
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Response from TrpReviwr | Reviewed this property |
We visited last week and there was a children's menu printed on the regular menu. My 8-year old ordered chicken nuggets and fries from it. There were also some Thai dishes on the children's menu.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 12 - USD 26
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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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