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123 W. 2nd Street, Rutherfordton, NC 28139
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Open now
All hours
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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Charlotte, North Carolina
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Great little place in the small town of Rutherfordton. I've only been there once, but plan on returning with my family. It's very small, so try to get there early to beat the crowds.

Thank 51jend
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Thai food. Love it or not, it's one of the most flavor-able foods out there and I'm a virtual freshman to this flavor. Not any more. Thanks to this place. I tried Rutherford Thai first about two months ago, after a movie and wasn't really wanting the usual flare of Mexican, Chinese or American fast food that my town is... More 

Thank Levonne B
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Rutherford Thai has the best Thai food around! We have been eating here for years and I have never got anything I didn't like.

Thank Krystal H
Shelby, North Carolina
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I have eaten here a number of times and every time the food has been really good and the service excellent. The menu is varied but very well explained for the none Thai person.

Thank 108Frank2016
Morehead City, North Carolina
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was our 2nd visit. Both times were very good. The calamari was tender and lightly tempura battered. Ingredients tasted and looked very fresh.

Thank newfisher
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20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016

We have been there a number of times, with friends, on weekends and during the week, and they are always top-notch. The food is extremely well prepared, and the service is always great. In my opinion this is the best place to eat in our town. Over the years, many establishments have come and gone in their current location, and... More 

1 Thank Furse1
Rutherfordton, North Carolina
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58 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

Rutherford Thai is a quaint gem in Rutherfordton that shouldn't be missed. The food is always excellent, hot, and served by friendly staff. The price is quite reasonable as well.

Thank Julie M
Cleveland, Ohio
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18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016 via mobile

Great restaurant with delicious fare. Went here based on central location and other reviews on Trip Advisor. Shared the starter puffs which were very nice and had Drunken Noodles which has great flavor and just enough heat (and no adult beverage ingredients). You can have them customize your meal to your heat preferences. Also enjoyed a Thai iced tea. There... More 

1 Thank JustMetheV
Forest City, North Carolina
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65 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

We were delighted to find this great little gem in Rutherfordton. It is tucked in at the side of the court house but it is well worth the effort to find it. We have always had great good and service.

1 Thank Billie28752
North Carolina
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326 reviews
270 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2016

Home made dumplings are best I have tasted. We had the labia and Pad Thai. I added the hot pepper to the Pad Thai, I like that method. The waitress was very good. Coffee was from the kcup machine and I had the water. The bathroom was very clean. We will come here again next time we are in town.... More 

Thank woodchop7

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Asian, Thai
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
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 Street, Rutherfordton, NC 28139
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Rutherfordton
  • Phone Number: 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?