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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%
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“brunch” (5 reviews)
“hummus” (16 reviews)
“lamb” (10 reviews)
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International, Middle Eastern, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
21 W Washington St, Athens, OH 45701-2433
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Reviewed 6 days ago

My husband visited me while at work and took me for lunch at Salaam's. Service was good (I think even two servers were waiting on us!) and the food came out quickly. Everything was fresh and very tasty, especially the falafel wrap!

Thank Danny D
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Salaam is one of our favorite restaurants in Athens. Their salads and soup of the day are always great. So is their lentil stew.

Thank Athensohlaw
Reviewed April 22, 2018 via mobile

We where in Athens, Ohio for an event and didn’t want to eat at a national chain. We visited this restaurant purely based on it’s number one rating on trip advisor. It had a ton of atmosphere and I was pleased that we did not...More

Thank Smittytime
Reviewed January 3, 2018 via mobile

This is one of the nicer places for ambience in Athens, with good food with an emphasis on Middle Eastern. Food is enjoyable and is consistent, with friendly service. Very nice salads....

Thank tarmonster1
Reviewed December 30, 2017

We've eaten here for dinner many times and it has always been a very good meal and a good experience. The wait staff are attentive. The menu is varied (it's tough to choose). The food is well-prepared and very tasty.

Thank UPLaker
Reviewed December 17, 2017

Came here for dinner in November with one friend. Food was OK but nothing special - it could have had a lot more depth of flavour and interest to it. Chain lebanese restaurants in the UK such as Comptoir absolutely beat this place hands down....More

1  Thank cff2013
Reviewed December 9, 2017

I would give this place a 3½ if I could. I went for dinner and sampled a few things. House-made bread was served, and there was olive oil on the table for dipping. The hummus was tasty and served with plenty of good pita. I...More

Thank ClevelandBeachBoy
Reviewed November 2, 2017 via mobile

I just loved this place! The food is Lebanese but uses lots of local ingredients. The interior is splendidly decorated with Persian carpets on the floor. I had a kebab which was excellent. Good wine selection too. Definitely recommended.

Thank oranjezicht1
Reviewed October 27, 2017

I rely heavily on TripAdvisor when I am traveling through a town with no personal recommendations in hand. Salaam was #2 for Athens in the criteria was I looking for. I think #1 was a pizza place frequented by Ohio U students. My goal now...More

1  Thank Ed C
Reviewed October 24, 2017 via mobile

So this was really my fault for not looking at the brunch menu before waiting for a table. I assumed they would offer some lunch or more traditional dishes- and it was pretty much breakfast. Not very Middle Eastern breakfast items either- but things like...More

Thank Sheryl B
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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
Romantic, Large groups, Special occasions, Kids, Business meetings, Families with children
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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