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Ruby of SIAM Skokie

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9420 Skokie Blvd, Skokie, IL 60077-1311
847-675-7008
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5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Reservations
Good for:
Dining on a budget

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  • 6
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  • 6
    Very good
  • 5
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  • 1
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  • 0
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
First Time Visitor and it was Good!

My boyfriend and I were off to Old Orchard to do some shopping and we decided to pop in here for lunch beforehand (it was around 2:00 - 2:30 p.m.). We didn't plan this; we were actually heading towards a Jimmy John's to grab a sandwich and when we saw this place, we said, "Why not? Let's try... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 19, 2015
jahhp
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Chicago, Illinois
Good for:
  • Dining on a budget
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18 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Chicago, Illinois
Top Contributor
147 reviews 147 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 NEW

My boyfriend and I were off to Old Orchard to do some shopping and we decided to pop in here for lunch beforehand (it was around 2:00 - 2:30 p.m.). We didn't plan this; we were actually heading towards a Jimmy John's to grab a sandwich and when we saw this place, we said, "Why not? Let's try it." I'm... More 

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Mount Pleasant, Michigan
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119 reviews 119 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

I wish the food matched the nice ambiance in this Thai spot in a strip mall. The Tom Kha was fine but rather bland and the same for the entree. With other Thai options in the area, I probably won't be back.

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West Windsor, NJ
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36 reviews 36 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

I am a Thai fan. As a Thai restaurant, you can't go wrong with me unless I fall ill from eating your food. Food: I had the kang masaman (masaman curry) and tried the pineapple curry as well as the absurd shrimp appetizer and chicken satay appetizer a colleague ordered. Masaman is a brilliant dish and hard to do wrong;... More 

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northeastern IL/ southeastern WI
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32 reviews 32 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

Ruby of Siam is an old timer that has kept up with popular tastes. It has an ever broadening menu that recognizes health and taste preferences of its patrons. Servings are ample, staff is candid about favorites (and not-so-favorites), and chefs are happy to respect patron's taste preferences. Ruby is popular, especially for dinner, and it has a right to... More 

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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

Had better food before. Dined after a long time in this restaurant. Tom Yum soup was sweet, Pad Thai was average. Restaurant owner should strive for cleaner restrooms.

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Skokie, Illinois
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

I am a Skokie native, but went to this place for the first time in July. I went for lunch, and I wasn't very pleased with the food. The food was cold and the server took forvever to come take my order. I have read reviews where they claim the food is awesome, but unfortunatly I did not have the... More 

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Connecticut
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

Overall, an excellent Thai restaurant, excellent variety of dishes, fine service, bright atmosphere, good prices.

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Glenview, IL
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33 reviews 33 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2013

We've never had a bad meal here (and we eat here every 2-3 weeks). Lots of variety, fine service, BYOB. (There's Produce World next door with beer and wine.) Always busy but never too crowded to be seated.

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Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2013 via mobile

In Skokie for a concert, needed lunch, found Ruby very near bye. Spring roll unusual & great with very fresh ingredients & slices of very zippy pepper. Tilapia w/lime, tamarind & sticky rice well prepared , bright & fresh. Fish lightly breaded; nice and crisp. Attentive service. Nice experience!

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Northbrook, Illinois
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37 reviews 37 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2013

We love to go for Thai food as a family because this restaurant always delivers. It is well-decorated, and the kids feel very comfortable there. The food is great and we never have to wait long to get it (important with kids). We especially love the lime chicken which is available as an appetizer or entree, and have never found... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 9420 Skokie Blvd, Skokie, IL 60077-1311
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Skokie
  • Phone Number: 847-675-7008

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Thai

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?