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Ruan Thai

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1407 University Blvd, Tuscaloosa, AL 35401-1633
+1 205-391-9973
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good35%
  • Average8%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible3%
Travelers talk about
“curries” (7 reviews)
“pad thai” (7 reviews)
“great food” (6 reviews)
Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
1407 University Blvd, Tuscaloosa, AL 35401-1633
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Reviewed April 1, 2018

Have eaten at Ruan Thai many times for lunch and dinner. Food is always delicious and served in eye pleasing way. Pad thai is the best I have had anywhere, not just in Tuscaloosa. Curries are also very tasty and in distinct pleasing variations. Servers...More

Thank Edgar T
Reviewed December 12, 2017

Most recently, I've been coming in here for lunch. Their service is quick and the food is excellent! The Thai spring rolls with the plum sauce are my go-to appetizer. The Pad Cha (stir fried pork with red curry paste, bell peppers, onion, sweet basil...More

Thank Daniel W
Reviewed August 25, 2017 via mobile

Had a great lunch today. Nice atmosphere, very tasty food, great, friendly service. We like Surin (just across the street) but this particular meal at Ruan was better. We will eat here again.

Thank Tom L
Reviewed August 16, 2017 via mobile

Tuesday special is addictive and worth chancing the spotty service. Delicious and unique and huge portion. May have park elsewhere and walk there on Tuesday's if you do not arrive early for lunch.

Thank ALcleo
Reviewed June 30, 2017

I was in Tuscaloosa for a conference at the University and grabbed dinner with two friends between sessions. The food was superb, as always, and the service was faster than I remember during lunch. I had sweet and sour pork, one friend had beef Pad...More

Thank TherapyDiva
Reviewed May 23, 2017 via mobile

Superb, authentic Thai food. Fresh, well-prepared, our favorite Thai in town. We visit Tuscaloosa on business every few weeks and usually eat here. Everything has veen fabulous, every meal, just allow plenty of time.

Thank TherapyDiva
Reviewed February 15, 2017

Hubby and I are in Tuscaloosa every few weeks and most of the time, we have lunch at Ruan Thai. As good as anything we have eaten in Atlanta metro. Just work your way through the menu. It's all spectacular. Love love love love

Thank Marilyn O
Reviewed August 30, 2016 via mobile

Great food. Have a daily curry, this one was unique from northern Thailand. Been to a lot of Thailand places but never had it...can't remember the name but it's the curry special every Tuesday

Thank alr9284
Reviewed August 19, 2016 via mobile

Stopped here and the food was amazing . Everything on the menu was fresh . Everything came out hot . There was no wait and the price was great . Highly recommend .

Thank Anthony P
Reviewed July 15, 2016 via mobile

This is a nice, pleasant restaurant. Good atmosphere. The food was excellent. We ate everything we ordered. I highly recommend this restaurant to anyone who likes Thai food.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$5 - $10
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1407 University Blvd, Tuscaloosa, AL 35401-1633
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Tuscaloosa
  • Phone Number: +1 205-391-9973
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