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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” (6 reviews)
“lamb” (11 reviews)
“hummus” (16 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 2 weeks ago 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

1  Thank Mortgageman9000
Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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

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

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.

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

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

Thank Peter S
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.

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

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!!

Thank Perrin M
Reviewed June 30, 2018

Fantastic service! Excellent food. Never expected to find a Middle Eastern restaurant in Athens. If I lived in the area I would go again.

Thank vernelar
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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
Families with children, Special occasions, Kids, Business meetings, Large groups, 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
  • E-mail
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