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Restaurant Salaam

21 W Washington St, Athens, OH 45701-2433
+1 740-594-3800
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good23%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“hummus” (16 reviews)
“lamb” (9 reviews)
Opens in 23 min
All hours
International, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Indian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
21 W Washington St, Athens, OH 45701-2433
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11 - 20 of 164 reviews

Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

I had a delicious lunch including Mezzeh (Hummus, Baba Ghanoush etc.), Salad (Fattoush) and Shish Tawouk as main course. The decoration is cozy and beautiful, the staff friendly and welcoming, the service quick and attentive, all good! The only downside: Muhammara from the Mezzeh Menu...More

1  Thank Oeglobal
Reviewed 3 March 2017

The wait staff guided us through the menu.. The delicious meze platter and baba gannoush were served with ample, warm homemade flatbread!!

Thank Rose D
Reviewed 2 March 2017

I live in Athens and we eat here at least a few times a month... for years now. I have favorites that I can order anytime but I love that there is an ever-changing selection of specials, usually 4 entree's a night. Always something new...More

1  Thank stamps
Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

A quiet tasty experience, exotic but predictable - in a good way! Very reasonably priced, fresh ingredients, and lots of selection for all the members of our party. Surprisingly diverse wine list, great ambience, attentive but patient service - and terrific specials. There's a reason...More

Thank James C
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Absolutely the best place for a grown up meal in this college town. Fresh breads, hearty salads and dinnershe bursting with flavors. The flowerbeds chocolate cake is the best desert in town. Please this place is 100% local

1  Thank Kimberly J
Reviewed 17 January 2017

This is one of our family's favorites. We have eaten there dozens of times and never had a bad meal or customer service. They locally source many of their ingredients and the unexpected menu selection makes for a great eating adventure. My kids and I...More

Thank HawkMaiden2008
Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

Salaam is a fine choice if you enjoy a Moroccan/Arabic style cuisine with a couple of American style dishes (you can get a steak), food is very good, fresh ingredients and sourced with the environment in mind. The staff was very attentive, dishes are reasonably...More

Thank Horse1988
Reviewed 8 December 2016

Not the cheapest place in town to eat, but if you want an upscale meal that delivers, Salaam is worth the price. We've done our share of dive scene when visiting Athens so having a nice restaurant to go to is a nice change of...More

Thank TomGrandy
Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

Probably the best restaurant in athens as far as fresh and favorful food. More expensive than most restaurants but more reasonable for lunch. I especially liked the home made hummus and Anns salad. This is basically middle easterner food. Sometimes they have live music or...More

Thank waddy54
Reviewed 14 November 2016

We eat here quite often. It is basically Mediterranean/Middle Eastern cuisine and a pleasant change from traditional choices. Staff is very friendly and prices are decent for a nice restaurant. The wine and beer selection is good, too. When planning a dinner with friends, we...More

Thank WJRothman
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$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
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
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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