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Ruan Thai Hut

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1107 Main St, Hilton Head, SC 29926-1624
+1 843-681-3700
Mon - Thu 16:30 - 21:30
Mon - Fri 11:00 - 15:00
Fri - Sat 16:30 - 22:00
Sat 12:00 - 15:00
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West Chester, Ohio
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

My sister and I were searching for a Thai restaurant for dinner and I'm so glad we found Ruan Thai! We had the spring roll appetizer and we both had chicken pad Thai. Even though I'm just here for vacation, this is the best pad Thai I've had in a long time! The restaurant had a nice atmosphere, service was... More 

Thank alwaysonvacay
Hilton Head, South Carolina
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

Came to restaurant at 2:30. Was immediately told that they close at 3:00 and told they could serve us outside if we wish to eat. Really???? Heat index of 109 outside. After expressing dismay to this arrangement we were able to sit inside but told to eat fast because they close at 3 and the chef needs to rest before... More 

Thank Connie H
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74 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 July 2016

This is a sister restaurant to Ruan Thai located mid Island. The food is very good, good presentation. They only have beer and wine - no liquor at this location. I enjoy the Mango Paradise, the cashew nut chicken for lunch - you get a spring roll or Tom Yum soup with lunch. For dinner, the 3 flavors flounder is... More 

Thank HHIslander7
Louisville, Kentucky
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 June 2016

For this type food a $25 entree is pretty steep. Small place. Service can be spotty. Food is good though if you don't mind paying a little more.

Thank jaympierce
Allen Park, Michigan
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62 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 May 2016

Nice little Thai restaurant. Seating is limited. We arrived around 5 pm on a weekday and noticed half the the tables by the window (which are a bit nicer seating location) were reserved. We had no trouble getting a seat but the restaurant filled up fairly quickly after we got there. I had Pad Thai and my husband had Shrimp... More 

Thank Kristy W
Rochester, New York
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104 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 April 2016

If you enjoy Thai food, try Ruan Thai located on the main Hilton Parkway (278), near Palmetto Dunes. The food is authentic Thai and the quality and service was excellent.

Thank Roch06
Atlanta, Georgia
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 April 2016 via mobile

Food was ok but have to say that it was the strangest service experience my husband and I have had in quite awhile. We arrived a little before 845p and were seated immediately. Upon the server's return she informed us we would need to order fast as the kitchen would be closing very soon--at 930pm. We ordered within 3 minutes,... More 

Thank TripLover1974
Grafton, Wisconsin
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66 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 March 2016

Very nice carry out food. The place is so beautiful inside. We enjoyed the food. Would recommend. They understood gluten free!

Thank Lisachristine0
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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290 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 141 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 March 2016

The buildings on Hilton Head Island are behind bushes, all look alike and the roads twist and turn so finding a desired place can be a bit daunting. Put the address in your GPS and let Siri guide you. This is a lovely spot. The place was full of customers but not over crowded. The staff was helpful and provided... More 

Thank ChocolateCzar
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 March 2016 via mobile

This restaurant has friendly staff and a good variety of food to offer for all ages, even those who are new to Thai, but like Chinese and Indian Cuisine. The restaurant feels a little cramped and we would've all probably preferred a different table where none of us blocked the service route. The curries and rice dishes were beautifully presented... More 

Thank Lewis W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Asian, Thai
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 15:00
16:30 - 21:30
11:00 - 15:00
16:30 - 21:30
11:00 - 15:00
16:30 - 21:30
11:00 - 15:00
16:30 - 21:30
11:00 - 15:00
16:30 - 22:00
16:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1107 Main St, Hilton Head, SC 29926-1624
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Hilton Head
  • Phone Number: +1 843-681-3700

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?