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Restaurant Salaam

21 W Washington St, Athens, OH 45701-2433
+1 740-594-3800
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good23%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“hummus” (16 reviews)
“lamb chops” (5 reviews)
“trout” (3 reviews)
Closed Now
11:30 - 21:30All hours
International, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
21 W Washington St, Athens, OH 45701-2433
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Salaam is quite a gem in Athens. I can't speak to Middle Eastern cuisine authenticity, but the food is delicious and beautifully presented. The wait staff has been consistently superb. This summer I've loved the gazpacho soup, though there are numerous excellent options.

Thank kimrD734TT
Reviewed 1 week ago

Was taken to dinner by some business associates to Salaam Restaurant. From the outside the restaurant appears to be just another "place to eat" but upon entering the premises, you enter into a magical world of sight, smell and sound. The atmosphere is quite unique...More

1  Thank DrMarc9491
Reviewed 1 week ago

We invited two friends to Sunday dinner (ca. 5:45). Since I hadn't been there for some time and wanted our friends to have a good experience I was anxious to see if the high quality of food and service had been maintained.I needn't have worried.From...More

1  Thank bgtSEOhio
Reviewed 1 week ago

As long as you don't expect authentic Middle Eastern food this place is pretty nice. The food seems to be some kind of fusion. The last time I ate here the food was tasty, portions were reasonable, and the service was quick and polite. However,...More

Thank storybeth
Reviewed 1 week ago

We invited another couple to join us for dinner at Salaam. From the time we walked in the door, it was an excellent experience. The server, Ian, was attentive and provided information about the meals. Two of us ordered Vegan Vegetable Curry, one ordered the...More

Thank Jean T
Reviewed 12 July 2017

I think the restaurant is just okay. It used to be better. Now there are lots more frozen things on the menu that just to be fresh. Like the fallafel. (I can't spell).....I think this restaurant is pricey for dinner. Lunch isn't too bad. The...More

Thank staylo48
Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

First their hours are wrong on trip advisor. They are closed from 2:30 to 5:30. I got the gazpacho soup. The croutons were very unique and the entire dish was wonderful. I got the vegan curry with tofu and it was excellent. Perfectly flavored by...More

Thank Bill K
Reviewed 30 June 2017

I saw the positive reviews and had to try it out. I love Mediterranean food and had to check it out. I was not disappointed. I had fresh trout with tahini sauce and arugula and it was delicious, perfectly cooked and seasoned. The fattoush salad...More

Thank Ann M
Reviewed 29 June 2017

We had a wedding rehearsal dinner at salaam and everything was delicious but they also catered the vegan wedding reception the next day. My meat eating friends could not believe how good everything tasted not to mention how beautifully prepared. Well done!

Thank cverge
Reviewed 4 June 2017

My uncle took us here while we were visiting from Arkansas and it was a nice place for lunch. Hubby and I both had the lamb and beef wrap. The meats are ground and mixed, cooked with very good seasoning although we are not big...More

Thank Carrie B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 28
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Highchairs Available
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic
Open Hours
10:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
17:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 21 W Washington St, Athens, OH 45701-2433
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Athens
  • Phone Number: +1 740-594-3800
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