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Ruan Thai

811 William Hilton Pkwy, Hilton Head, SC 29928-3442
+1 843-785-8575
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good29%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“thai food” (94 reviews)
“spring rolls” (30 reviews)
“drunken noodles” (26 reviews)
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Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
811 William Hilton Pkwy, Hilton Head, SC 29928-3442
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Reviewed 2 days ago

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

Thank Nick P
Reviewed 1 week ago 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!

Thank SheilaB605
Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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

Thank Sherry H
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

Thank crmccalla
Reviewed 5 September 2018

This restaurant is relatively small so reservation probably a good idea. The ambiance is pleasant. We particularly enjoy the duck, one with basil and the other with honey - both great! Many great choices.

Thank 24lorraineS
Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

It was nice Thai on the corner with a excellent taste. We enjoyed their soup, starter and entree. Green curry and ginger chicken was nice. Kids enjoyed the lava ice cream 🍨. Service was good and friendly 😀

Thank Sunny J
Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

My husband and I visit Hilton Head Island every year and have always frequented Ruan's for Thai food. We were very disappointed on our last visit. After we sat down, they immediately came over to ask if we knew what we wanted. We told them...More

Thank NYC2169
Reviewed 1 September 2018

Very nice place with delicious food and nice atmosphere. Service was attentive. We will definitely go again.

Thank russellw933
Reviewed 30 August 2018 via mobile

My husband and I came in for dinner and was told the kitchen was closing in 10 minutes. They should have just told us that the restaurant was closed. We were rushed to order, and through each of our courses. It was an incredibly uncomfortable...More

Thank shaisman
Reviewed 9 August 2018

We have been going to Ruan Thai (the Original one) since they first opened approximately 13 + years ago. First when we would come a couple of times a year to HHI and now more often that we live in the area. The best thing...More

Thank chuck777
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Questions & Answers
11 March 2018|
Response from Mac S | Reviewed this property |
I think it was $10 last November.
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
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, 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 29928-3442
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Hilton Head
  • Phone Number: +1 843-785-8575
  • E-mail
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