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Restaurant Salaam

21 W Washington St, Athens, OH 45701-2433
+1 740-594-3800
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good25%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“brunch” (8 reviews)
“lamb” (12 reviews)
“hummus” (17 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM Hours
International, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
21 W Washington St, Athens, OH 45701-2433
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Reviewed November 27, 2018 via mobile

My family and I enjoyed our first visit to Restaurant Salaam and we will definitely return! From the hummus, peppers, pita bread, etc., appetizer to the entrees - everything was very tasty. I tried the daily special that had fried Indian cheese, rice, and a...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Equestrianmom
Reviewed October 31, 2018 via mobile

On s recent Saturday visiting our Athens friends we decided that something different was in order. While I can’t speak from a comparable view my lamb was perfectly cooked and very, very good. I suggest s salad as the greens are fresh and crisp and...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank Mortgageman9000
Reviewed October 30, 2018 via mobile

When the doors opened at 5:30 pm on a Saturday, we were among groups of people who had been waiting to get in. The first thing we saw were framed recognitions on the wall of this Mediterranean focused restaurant. That was a very good sign....More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank open_to_the_world
Reviewed August 30, 2018

This place is nice enough, but with the name you expect that you will be able to get authentic Middle Eastern food. Not the case. It's more of a fusion. Also, I heard from someone who used to work there that they get their dolma...More

Date of visit: April 2018
1  Thank dgchas
Reviewed August 27, 2018

We were very comfortable with about 25 people and it was quiet enough to chat. Food was great! We always stop by when we are in town.

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank Diana W
Reviewed August 18, 2018 via mobile

Traveling from Michigan to South Carolina we found ourselves needing lunch so my wife looked on line and found Restaurant Salaam in Athens, Ohio. It was an excellent find. Superb middle eastern and Indian food. I had a hummus wrap and a cup of gazpacho,...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank gary m
Reviewed July 28, 2018

This is a wonderful restaurant. The server was patient and helpful while dealing with our food allergies. We had an amazing Ethiopian dish where each taste was better than the next. We also ordered the Grouper which was served on a bed of rice and...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Sterp002
Reviewed July 17, 2018

In town for a conference at Ohio University, I stopped in for dinner. Service was friendly and attentive, food was excellent. I had gazpacho and beef curry, both specials. Brew pubs and a first run movie theater are just around the corner for evening entertainment.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Paul H
Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

I had dinner recently at Salaam with a group of four. We ordered the meze platter and papadum as appetizers ( pls excuse my spelling if it is incorrect). Both were excellent. For dinner individuals ordered the chicken curry, schwarma, some steak I cannot remember,...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank BeverlyW5926
Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

Been to Salaam many times! Some of my fav visits have been during Brunch! We’ve never had an issue getting a table & the bottomless mimosas are awesome!! Food is always fresh and tasty. Atmosphere is intimate but not intimidating. Will always recommend Salaam!!

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank perrinm2017
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$5 - $28
Lunch, Dinner
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
Large groups, Romantic, Kids, Families with children, Special occasions, Business meetings
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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