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123 W 2nd St, Rutherfordton, NC 28139-2448
+1 828-980-1622
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tue - Thu 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
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Rutherfordton, North Carolina
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19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great place for authentic Thai cuisine! The food is great, the prices are reasonable and the service is top notch!

Thank ornametals
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179 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
Reviewed March 6, 2017 via mobile

Quaint restaurant with great service and food. I tried the shrimp potpori and was pleased. Pad thai dishes also very good. Excellent Ginger tea. A tad pricey for some dishes but great food overall.

Thank travelpilot65
Mill Spring, North Carolina
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62 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed February 26, 2017

When we first started eating here it was so good, but the last three times we have eaten there it was very disappointing--there has been a lack of detail and care in the preparation of the foods. We ate at Thai Basil in Black Mountain a few days before eating at Rutherfordton Thai, and there is no comparison. Thai Basil... More 

Thank mrphyjammusashi
Charlotte, NC
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144 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 120 helpful votes
Reviewed February 20, 2017

The Thai food here is excellent. Very authentic. My husband said it was the best Thai food he has ever had. The herbs and seasonings are done to perfection. This is a great choice if there are vegetarians in your party. So healthy and so much flavor. The service is slow but this is a very small town, so to... More 

Thank jolianne01
West Palm Beach, Florida
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed February 10, 2017 via mobile

First time eating Thai food and I enjoy it.We will come back .The restaurant is small ,the service excellent, and the food awsome.

Thank Fromthemoontothestar
Rutherfordton, North Carolina
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15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed January 17, 2017 via mobile

This restaurant is across from the courthouse, therefore it's clientele seems to be all the lawyers. At dinner you will see The locals enjoying a good meal in a small town. We have even taken out food and taken home to enjoy!

Thank Cathy T
Aiken, South Carolina
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20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed October 11, 2016 via mobile

We ate here due to the reviews. The Spring Rolls were fantastic! However, I found out that I do not like Thai food. The flavors are great....just not my style. Very garlicky. However, I am told that this is really fantastic homemade Thai...and the locals swear by it. It was also written up in The State magazine.....So go if you... More 

Thank Robin H
Portland, Oregon
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12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed October 5, 2016

wonderful authentic dishes with perfectly cooked vegetables and spices. great service. We live in a foodie town with lots of ethnic food (Portland, OR)...very pleased that Rutherfordton has such a great little Thai restaurant. Bravo!

1 Thank BeaverFan1
Pueblo, Colorado
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed September 13, 2016

Great little place in a small town. Food was amazing. I was very surprised we could find a place like this in Rutherfordton.

Thank Petber
Rutherfordton, North Carolina
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30 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed September 12, 2016

Each time we eat here we enjoy the experience. The food is delicious and authentic (a friend who is a Thai chef verifies this! ), the atmosphere is cozy and the staff is super helpful.

Thank Debbie W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Waitstaff
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 123 W 2nd St, Rutherfordton, NC 28139-2448
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Rutherfordton
  • Phone Number: +1 828-980-1622

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