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AL Salaam Deli

2311 Habersham St, Savannah, GA 31401-9039
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Ranked #79 of 768 Restaurants in Savannah
Cuisines: Delicatessen
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- Sep 17, 2014
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  • English first
  • Spanish first
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English first
3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014 NEW

Best gyro in Savannah! All varieties are excellent, chicken, chicken curry, and lamb. Small place that you can drive right by if you're not careful. Ate one for lunch and had to back and get another for dinner.

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Atlanta, Georgia
20 reviews 20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

When looking to eat in Savannah, GA, middle eastern food is not typically the first thing that comes to mind. But if you are looking for great kabob, falafel, or lamb gyro this is the place to come. The place is authentic in the true sense, there is no pretense here. The "deli" is as much a "take out" joint... More

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Daytona Beach, Florida
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51 reviews 51 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

Four of us went for late takeout after a long day of renovation work. Evidently a local, well known gem. A small place with about 10 chairs and tables around a very small space. Ten would be crowded. Most clients seemed to be there for the takeout. Everything is prepared with care and fixed as you wait. The solo owner... More

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Long Beach, Mississippi
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143 reviews 143 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

Driving into the city late on a Weds. night, we saw the reviews for this place and squeezed in at around 8:30. Very sheepishly we asked if the owner would be okay serving us, since we were the only ones around. He told us it was fine for us to sit down and enjoy our meals, and enjoy we did.... More

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Forsyth, Georgia
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51 reviews 51 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

You might describe this as a hole in the wall -- and that wouldn't be bad. The seating area is tiny, and a couple of guys were watching a World Cup game when I entered. The deli seems to be family owned, and a woman took pity on me and my red-faced children, giving me a bottle of water .... More

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Savannah, Georgia
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28 reviews 28 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

The owner will come out and talk to you while you eat sometimes, and the food is excellent. I love the falafel plate. There are old copies of National Geographic magazine on the walls that you can look at while you eat. Small seating area, but usually there is room. The takeout business seems to be the major part of... More

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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014 via mobile

They have some of the best quality meats!! Nothing compares to the lamb on the gyros, nor the steak on the Philly cheesesteaks. A great place to grab lunch. I advise calling in if you don't like waiting you never know how busy they will be. Just can't brag enough :) great great place

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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014 via mobile

Even though the deli is just a small shop run by a husband and wife, the food is delicious. It is also very reasonably priced. We were a company of five people who went there and all agreed that the food was worth the money. The ambience isn't that much as it isn't a proper restaurant but the food is... More

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Savannah, Georgia
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62 reviews 62 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2013 via mobile

So disappointed. Hole in the wall is one thing, but this is way too iffy. Messy. The food took forever and wasn't fresh. Not worth the wait. Student hangout, fine. Not for us. Such a shame. Really can't figure out why people go back.

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Savannah, Georgia, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2013 via mobile

As being Turkish, i love gyro and this place has the best gyro in city of Savannah... This is not a fancy deli , but the food is just top notch...

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