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Ruan Thai

1407 University Blvd., Tuscaloosa, AL 35401
(205) 391-9973
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Ranked #24 of 231 Restaurants in Tuscaloosa
Price range: $5 - $10
Most recent review
- Aug 18, 2014
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English first
Tuscaloosa, Alabama, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

I'm not really big into curry, that being said I have had everything else on the menu. All the other dishes are phenomenal. Also try the apps; salad rolls with peanut sauce, thai crab, or spring rolls. All great and the sauces that come with them is what truly makes the dish. Pad Thai is wonderful.

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Tuscaloosa, Alabama
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

We went there with another couple. We ordered Thai ice tea, red curry, green curry and pineapple fried rice. The flavour is quite authentic, very very close to what I had in Thailand. I was quite happy that I found this restaurant in T-town. I'm quite sure I will be visiting there a lot from now on. But maybe I... More

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103 reviews 103 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

Ruan Thai has the distinction of being one of the very few Thai restaurants in town. In fact, the other one is across the street. Both offer parking in the strip. Both also serve sushi. I guess the distinction between the two depends on rather you plan to order mainly Thai or mainly sushi. Ruan Thai seems to have slightly... More

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Mobile, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2014

I can't wait to go back to Tuscaloosa so that I can come back here! Best Thai food we have ever eaten. The Massaman Curry is divine!

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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2013

I have been here before so I had high expectations. As always everyone is very nice. This time I had garlic chicken and it seemed they forgot the garlic. I certainly couldn't taste it.

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alabama
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7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2013

Great restaurant ! Great atmosphere . Service is really nice. The owners are from Thailand and the food is delicious . They will prepare with your preference of heat.

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Northport, Alabama
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52 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2013

The food was OK, I asked for my food to be hot. It come flavorless with a side of crushed dried peppers. I could put it on my food but there is no way to get the flavor cooked into the food, that was strike 1. They didn't have coca cola which for me is strike 2. They never did... More

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richmond, va
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2013

good food, and definitely good for tuscaloosa. though it's a bit pricey at times.... if you're looking for a recommendation, try the green curry and the salad rolls.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2013 via mobile

Great place. Owned by people from THAILAND. Fresh ingredients . They will adjust spice to suit your palate. Great service. They serve wine and beer and Asian wines. Roll Tide

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Tuscaloosa, Alabama
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28 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2013

Ruan Thai is not the cheapest Thai restaurant in Tuscaloosa, but I think it's the best. Try any of their curries and you can't go wrong.

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