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Ruang Khao

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939 Bonifant St, Silver Spring, MD 20910-4595
+1 301-589-5341
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11:00 - 22:00
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Hours:
Sun 17:00 - 21:30
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 21:30
Fri 11:00 - 22:00
Sat 12:00 - 21:30
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Adelphi, Maryland, United States
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109 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Ruanda Khao (formerly Thai Derm) is our go-to Thai restaurant. For lunch they have super an inexpensive deal but it doesn't taste as good as ordering off the main menu. Yellow curry is excellent as are their other curries.

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Thank Daphne G
Columbia, Maryland
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169 reviews
132 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 October 2016

I chose this place for lunch based on TA ratings. I was really looking forward to being "wowed" with flavor, etc. I ordered a Tom Kha soup with chicken, coconut milk, and kafir lime. The soup was tasty but the chicken was RUBBERY! Very chewy. I picked out most of the chicken and put it to the side just to... More 

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Thank lenflady
frederick, maryland
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637 reviews
404 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 545 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

Pleasant restaurant with character, good menu, very good food, very good but slow service. We enjoyed several appetizers: chive dumplings and crispy shrimp rolls - both good. We shared four main courses which ranged from no spice (Asian pumpkin with seafood; Pad Thai) to quite spicy and delicious (Spicy Eggplant; Drunken Noodles). Nice Singha beer to wash it all down.

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Thank fred200099
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 20 March 2016 via mobile

Really nice and quiet little place with tasty food and efficient staff. One of my favorite place in silver spring !

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Thank Raphaelle S
Silver Spring, Maryland
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22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 October 2015

Ruang Khao has just recently opened. It replaced the Thai Derm Restaurant and what a refreshing change it is. The new owners are renovating so the physical appearance is still evolving but the food is delicious. My Panang Beef was spicy without being overwhelming. Drunken Noodle was also quite good. We will definitely go back and try more dishes as... More 

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Thank JOH20910
Clarksville, Maryland
1 review
Reviewed 29 June 2015

Thom Ka Gai (coconut and chicken soup) is so delicious here that we order the 4-person serving and take the extras home. Like the curries, the chicken and basil and the garlic chicken, too. Great eats at very reasonable prices!

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Thank ZoobieDoo
New Orleans, LA
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21 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 April 2015 via mobile

Great food (don't pass up the Tom Kha Gai), great service, great prices. Everything was fantastic. I'm here for 3 more weeks and will be back.

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Thank gopokes97
Anchorage, Alaska
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41 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 December 2014 via mobile

Clearly a very friendly family-run operation with great service. My never-ending quest for the world's best fresh spring roll hit a snag here, as they only serve fresh rolls on certain days of the week. But I was able to get a chef's special that had as it's focus ices of spectacularly tender duck. Mix that transcendent fowl with basil... More 

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Thank AKGRB
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50 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 September 2014 via mobile

It really exceeded our expectations. The reviews sound too good to be true... but they are actually that good. Excelent food and excellent service. They noticed my wife didn't like ice in her drink and before she said anything there was no ice in her next drink. Thumbs up here.

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Thank Ciden M
University Park, Maryland
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335 reviews
155 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 May 2014 via mobile

Ate at Thai Derm the food was outstanding. I found this place from Yelp and if not for that would not have eaten here. The front is very unassuming and when you walk in it seemed very authentic. Both my husband and I had soup, mine was vegan and it was the best thai soup ever. Our main dishes were... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$20
Cuisine
Asian, Thai
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Delivery, Waitstaff
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 21:30
Monday
11:00 - 21:30
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:30
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:30
Thursday
11:00 - 21:30
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
12:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 939 Bonifant St, Silver Spring, MD 20910-4595
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Silver Spring
  • Phone Number: +1 301-589-5341

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