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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%
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International, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
21 W Washington St, Athens, OH 45701-2433
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great atmosphere and authentic cuisine. We enjoyed an appetizer of pappadum . It was fresh crisp and had a great spicy dip. The salads were very authentic and satisfying. The entrees were nice from lamb to chicken. The baklava was great and our wine and...More

Thank Sara B
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Salaam is a wonderful, primarily Mid-Eastern restaurant in a relaxed setting with professional yet friendly staff. Many ingredients are locally sourced and everything tastes freshly prepared. We have yet to order something we did not enjoy. And, they cater.

Thank ctohio
Reviewed 7 September 2017

I was very tired after driving 8.5 hours, and stopped for take-out dinner. It was half an hour before closing and there were only two occupied tables. The staff could not have been nicer. Very helpful in choosing a take-out dinner, and willing to talk...More

Thank Lynn S
Reviewed 5 September 2017

My wife and I went there last year and I forgot to review but our meals were very good, and my in-laws thought the food was very good, and they have never had anything like it.

Thank Dennis C
Reviewed 17 August 2017

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 12 August 2017

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 10 August 2017

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 9 August 2017

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 7 August 2017

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
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 28
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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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