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Ruan Thai

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner
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Food and ambience

Menu

APPETIZERS
$4.5
Spring Roll
deep-fried vegetables roll with rice skin
$5.5
Salad Roll
fresh rolls filled with basil, bean sprouts, lettuce, glass noodles, and shrimp
$6.95
Satay (4 Skewers)
grilled pork or chicken on bamboo skewers marinated with thai spices and coconut milk served with peanut sauce and cucumber salad
$12.95
Combination Plate
2 skewers of satay, 2 spring rolls, and 3 pot-stickers, 4 fried wonton
$8.95
New Zealand Mussels
steamed new zealand mussels with lemon grass and cilantro served with a thai chili & lime ginger sauce on the side
$8.95
Nam Tok
sliced grilled sirlion steak tossed in chili, red onions, basil, thai herbs, cilantro, cabbage, green onions, and lime juice
$7.95
Nam Sod
ground pork with chili, red onion, green onion, ginger, roasted peanuts, cabbage, cilantro, and lime juice
SOUP
Tofu $3.5
Chicken $3.95
Shrimp $4.95
Tom Yum
hot and spicy soup, mushroom, onion, tomato, and cilantro
Tofu $3.5
Chicken $3.95
Shrimp $4.95
Tom Kha
fresh rolls filled with basil, bean sprouts, lettuce, glass noodles, and shrimp
For 4 People $15.95
Po Tak
grilled pork or chicken on bamboo skewers marinated with thai spices and coconut milk served peanut sauce and cucumber salad
$3.5
Tofu Soup
vegetables soup with tofu
SALAD
$6.5
Thai Salad
romaine lettuce, hard boiled eggs, tomato, cucumber, bean sprouts topped with peanut dressing
$9.95
Crispy Trout Or Grilled Shrimp Salad
sliced grilled sirloin steak tossed in chili, red onions, basil, thai herbs, cilantro, cabbage, green onions, and lime juice
SAUTEED
Vegetable or Tofu $12.95
Chicken or Pork $13.95
Beef $14.95
Shrimp $16.95
Sweet And Sour
cucumber, tomato, onion, bell pepper, and pineapple, served with rice
Vegetable or Tofu $12.95
Chicken or Pork $13.95
Beef $14.95
Shrimp $16.95
Thai Ginger
ginger, green onion, mushroom, and carrot served with rice
Vegetable or Tofu $12.95
Chicken or Pork $13.95
Beef $14.95
Shrimp $16.95
Cashew Nut
cashew nut, onion, green onion, bell pepper, and chili jam served with rice
Vegetable or Tofu $12.95
Chicken or Pork $13.95
Beef $14.95
Shrimp $16.95
Holy Basil
basil leaves onion, green onion, and bell pepper served with rice
Vegetable or Tofu $12.95
Chicken or Pork $13.95
Beef $14.95
Shrimp $16.95
Garlic Lover
cilantro, broccoli, romaine, green onion, garlic, and black pepper served with rice
Vegetable or Tofu $12.95
Chicken or Pork $13.95
Beef $14.95
Shrimp $16.95
Pad Thai
medium sized rice noodle, egg, green onion, tofu, and bean sprouts
Vegetable or Tofu $12.95
Chicken or Pork $13.95
Beef $14.95
Shrimp $16.95
Fried Rice
egg, tomato, onion, green onion, cucumber, and cilantro
DESSERTS
$4.5
Ice Cream
green tea, coconut, mango or vanilla
$5.5
Fried Ice Cream
green tea, coconut, mango or vanilla
$5.5
Mango & Sticky Rice
$5.5
Black Rice Pudding
$5.5
Fried Bananas
green tea, coconut, mango or vanilla
PRICE RANGE
USD 12 - USD 26
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
CUISINES
Asian, Thai
FEATURES
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We chose this restaurant as a nice place to celebrate my wife's birthday. The cuisine was wonderful and the price was as fair as any you will find on HHI. The Lobster and Shrimp Pad Thai for $24.95 was superb. We casually mentioned the birthday,...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank jackcM9455VY
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I don’t know what took us so long to try Ruan Thai. Went there with friends in November, and had to go back again over the holidays. Everything was prepared to perfection but the Tom Yum soup is a rock star! Great atmosphere, kid friendly...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank wambro
Reviewed 12 December 2018 via mobile

Ruan Thai has great food and environment. Both the Hilton Head Island and Bluffton location are excellant. I would recommend it to all.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Sherpa559624
Reviewed 17 November 2018

We dropped in tonight without reservation. Had the lobster and scrimp Pad Thai (hot). It was the best PT we've ever had. The server was very friendly and service was prompt. YOU HAVE TO GO!

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank BobandLeslie2014
Reviewed 1 November 2018

First of all, this place is beautiful inside, very inviting! We arrived just 40 minutes prior to them closing, ended up being the last ones to leave and yet we were made to feel like we could have stayed the rest of the evening. Our...More

Date of visit: October 2018
2  Thank jmichele580
Reviewed 31 October 2018

We were taken here by relatives who live on the island, and they said we just had to try this place. They were not mistaken, the food was excellent, and the service first class. For such a small place it certainly managed to generate quite...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank TrickyDicky_63283
Reviewed 15 October 2018

Excellent food and good service and drinks. We kept it simple with a Massaman curry, chicken, and another chicken dish that were all very good. we have been here before and it has maintained it's quality and service. During busy times I recommend a reservation,...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank Nick P
Reviewed 8 October 2018 via mobile

Amazing food, service, and presentation! Two vegans, one celiac and one who loves to eat! Such creative presentation and quality of food. Thrilled we found this place. We will be back! Often!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank SheilaB605
Reviewed 25 September 2018 via mobile

We tried to go here on Sunday evening but found they are no longer open Sunday evenings, presumably because the busy summer season is over. Five of us did eat here Monday night and shared Coconut Shrimp and Spring Rolls appetizers and five different entrees...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank sherryh565
Reviewed 6 September 2018

We came on a Friday evening without reservations, but were able to get immediate seating. Our server was excellent, efficient and the food and drinks were everything we had hoped. The spring roll appetizers and Pad Thai entrees tasted delicious! Intimate atmosphere, too. My only...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank crmccalla
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lucie47
11 March 2018|
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I think it was $10 last November.
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WVSZU
31 July 2017|
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I don't think so!!!
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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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