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Ruthai's Thai Kitchen

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3162 Linwood Ave, Cincinnati, OH 45208
(513) 871-7687
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4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Tue - Thu 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 4:00 pm - 10:30 pm

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
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We stopped here on a wintry weekend and were quickly seated within. We had hot tea, fried vegetable spring rolls, crispy tofu and our main meal. Service was friendly and quick to respond- we ordered our favorites--Massimum curry with chicken and Pad Thai with chicken, and they were... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 18, 2015
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Cincinnati, Ohio
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Cincinnati, Ohio
Top Contributor
337 reviews 337 reviews
239 restaurant reviews
103 helpful votes 103 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

We stopped here on a wintry weekend and were quickly seated within. We had hot tea, fried vegetable spring rolls, crispy tofu and our main meal. Service was friendly and quick to respond- we ordered our favorites--Massimum curry with chicken and Pad Thai with chicken, and they were excellent. Since we are moving from Cincinnati, we wanted to say goodby... More 

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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43 reviews 43 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

We ordered carryout here. I got tofu pad thai. It was the worst pad thai I have ever had. The noodles were soggy and gelatinous. They congealed together and make a hunk of slimy, stuck together noodles. It was so bad. My husband got a spicy Thai vegetable stirfry. The vegetables were raw--not cooked at all. The sauce had a... More 

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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239 restaurant reviews
103 helpful votes 103 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

We really enjoy this Thai restaurant - cozy and unhurried with excellent staff. We ordered Masimum Curry with chicken, and Pad Thai with chicken- both very good. The vegetable spring rolls were a great starter. Will certainly be back for more!

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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38 reviews 38 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

The quality of the cooking has changed within the last year. We have given it a few more chances but finally concluded that the new chef's skill is not up to par with Ruthai (the owner). It's still a decent Thai for Cincinnati area, but it's not excellent.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014

Every time I go to a Thai place I always order the pad Thai! There's is amazing but I finally branched out and tried the mango chicken curry and jumbo shrimp and I'm hooked! It's like a party in your mouth! With the mixture of the sweet mango with the hint of spice from the curry... It opens your palet... More 

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Marion, Ohio
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14 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2013

Born and raised on east side, but away from Cincinnati for many years. While visiting some old haunts, I found myself in Ault Park when it started to rain. Since it was dinner time, I checked my phone for a restaurant nearby. I like Thai, so when I saw several restaurants at Mt. Lookout, I decided to try Ruthai's. It... More 

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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40 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2013

I don't really fancy Thai food, so this wasn't amazing. i liked the food, but i wouldn't make any special effort to go here.

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2012 via mobile

Great food at a reasonable price is what it is all about!! With some of the best Pad Thai I've ever had and BYOB without a corking fee, Rutais has what it takes to have a great night out in Mt. Lookout. Be careful though, this family restaurant goes on vacation so call to make sure they are open before... More 

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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239 restaurant reviews
103 helpful votes 103 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2012

Quaint,great staff,and wonderful authentic menu. Have been patronizing for a number of years and have never been disappointed! Chicken Pad Thai is very good, as is Chicken Masimum Curry !

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Falls Church, Virginia
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2012

A good place for Thai food. It took a while for the dinner to arrive, but it was tasty and worth the wait. The staff was great and it will be a place I will return to the next time I am in Cincinnati.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 3162 Linwood Ave, Cincinnati, OH 45208
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Cincinnati
  • Phone Number: (513) 871-7687

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 1 - 20
  • Cuisine: Thai
Open Hours
Sunday
4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
4:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday
4:00 pm - 10:30 pm

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