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Ruan Thai

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26 Towne Dr, Bluffton, SC 29910
(843) 757-9479
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11:30 am - 3:00 pm
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Mon - Sat 4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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  • 30
    Excellent
  • 15
    Very good
  • 3
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Two Big Nights

Our family traditionally eats Chinese food on Christmas night. Because Bluffton is such a Chinese food desert (lots of Chinese food, most of it really just awful), we have been forced to go to Savannah or branch out to other Asian cuisines on Christmas. This years, a large group of us (eleven) made... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 1, 2016
mwinn
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Bluffton, SC
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Bluffton, SC
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54 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2016

Our family traditionally eats Chinese food on Christmas night. Because Bluffton is such a Chinese food desert (lots of Chinese food, most of it really just awful), we have been forced to go to Savannah or branch out to other Asian cuisines on Christmas. This years, a large group of us (eleven) made reservations at Ruan in Bluffton. We were... More 

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Bluffton, South Carolina
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51 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2015

I order my dishes "very hot," so that the spiciness is close to real Thai cooking. The core of the menu is built around ten sauces and five to ten kinds of protein. I have tried several variations and never had a bad meal. The dining room is stylish and the staff are attentive. The prices are reasonable, but not... More 

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Thank JLSCHU
Okatie
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

We love this restaurant. Great flavors, top quality and very friendly service make this location a winner. Try their salad rolls and Pad Thai shrimp. wow!

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Thank Instyle2
Hilton Head, South Carolina
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2015

My coworkers and I come here often and love it. My favorite is the cashew shrimp, but love the pad thai as well.

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Thank supermommy39
Chambersburg
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75 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

My wife and I had our first meal at Ruen Thai in Bluffton recently but it certainly will not be our last! Very comfortable, pleasant surroundings, complete menu and the food, oh the food! Very delicious and have no idea about the authenticity but what we had was reason enough for a return quite soon!

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Thank ChambersburgParagon
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48 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015 via mobile

Not sure what to expect we were greatly surprised. The menu was extensive with a varied appetizer selection. Choices for those who like their food mild, spicy to screaming hot can easily find something to dine on. A wonderful place to go to try or retry Thai food.

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Thank hillary w
Cypress, Texas
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69 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

We fell upon this restaurant by accident and could not have been happier. The chicken Thai basil was excellent and just the right amount for portion. The staff was very friendly and the service was spot on. Would highly recommend this little jem.

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Thank MrsPattiP
Bluffton, South Carolina
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26 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

My wife loves Thai food and the restaurant provides great ambiance for special nights. Always nice to see those who prepare the food come out to see how you liked the meal.

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Thank Randy F
Bluffton, South Carolina, United States
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Always delicious, friendly service and very relaxing Atmosphere! We love the coconut soup, the pad Thai and Massaman chicken curry.

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Thank Kathy K
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

Always an excellent meal. Very authentic. Great staff and chef. Have taken many friends.Soups are outstanding. Staff very helpful. Love the food.

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Thank Diane B

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 26 Towne Dr, Bluffton, SC 29910
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Bluffton
  • Phone Number: (843) 757-9479

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Asian, Thai
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

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