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Ruan Thai

1407 University Blvd, Tuscaloosa, AL 35401-1633
+1 205-391-9973
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good37%
  • Average9%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible3%
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“thai food” (9 reviews)
“curry” (7 reviews)
“great food” (5 reviews)
5:00 PM - 10:00 PMAll hours
Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
1407 University Blvd, Tuscaloosa, AL 35401-1633
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Reviewed 26 August 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 16 August 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 30 June 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 24 May 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 16 February 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 31 August 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 20 August 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 16 July 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.

Thank WagnerExplorations
Reviewed 7 June 2016

Great, authentic thai food. Service is not particularly fast, so this place isn't ideal for lunch if you're in a hurry to get back to work. I almost always order whatever the special of the day is, but the thai spring rolls are great, as...More

Reviewed 16 April 2016

The food was delicious!!!! I hated that he lunch menu was restricted and so was the beer menu, but the curry was delicious. Sorry I don't remember the name of the dish, it was the daily special.

Thank Jessica S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
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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