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#1,819 of 5,609 Restaurants in Chicago
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Middle Eastern, Mediterranean
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Vegetarian Friendly, Halal
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Breakfast, Dinner, Late Night, Lunch
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SALADS AND SOUPS‎
Jerusalem Salad
Freshly diced tomatoes, cucumbers, parsley, green peppers, mixed greens, dressed w/ our special house dressing.
Small $3.99
Medium $5.99
Large $8.99
Lebanese Salad
Freshly diced tomatoes, lettuce, cucumbers, shredded carrots, & onions, dressed w/ our special house dressing.
Small $3.99
Medium $5.99
Large $8.99
Chicken Salad
Lebanese salad topped w/ chicken shawarma & ranch dressing.
Small $3.99
Medium $6.99
Large $9.99
Yogurt Salad
A mix of our homemade yogurt, cucumbers, & a touch of mint.
Small $3.99
Medium $5.99
Large $8.99
Lentil Soup
All vegetarian soup made w/ lentil, tomatoes, carrots, onions, & a touch of garlic w/ special spices.
Cup $2.49
Bowl $4.49
Salam Mediterranean Salad
Cucumbers,‎ tomatoes, lettuce, sweet peppers, black olives, mixed w/ home dressing & topped w/ feta cheese.
Small $4.49
Medium $6.49
Large $9.99
Tahini Salad
Freshly‎ diced tomatoes, cucumbers, parsley, sweet peppers & mixed greens w/ tahini sauce.
Small $4.49
Medium $6.49
Large $9.99
Chicken Salad Gourmet
Lebanese salad topped w/ chicken kabob & choice of dressing.
Small $5.99
Medium $7.99
Large $10.99
Tabouleh Salad
Freshly diced tomatoes, parsley, & cracked wheat, tossed w/ olive oil & fresh lemon juice.
Small $4.49
Medium $6.49
Large $9.99
Vegetarian Falafel Plate
Six pieces of falafel served w/ jerusalem salad, lettuce, tahini sauce, hot sauce & pita bread.
$4.99
SANDWICHES‎
Falafel Sandwich
Seasoned ground chick peas & vegetables, made into patties & deep fried to a perfect crispness served in a pita pocket w/ jerusalem salad & tahini sauce.
$3.79
Falafel & Potatoes Sandwich
Seasoned ground chick peas & vegetables, made into patties & deep fried to a perfect crispness & potatoes served in a pita pocket w/ jerusalem salad & tahini sauce.
$3.99
Beef Shawerma Sandwich
Thin slices of beef & lamb meat cooked on revolving rotisserie served in a pita pocket w/ tomatoes, onions, & tahini sauce.
$4.99
Chicken Shawerma Sandwich
Thin slices of marinated chicken meat cooked on revolving rotisserie served in a pita pocket w/ tomatoes, onions, & tahini sauce.
$4.99
Beef & Lamb Kifta Kabob Sandwich
Grilled ground cuts of minced beef & lamb served in a pita pocket w/ tomatoes, onions, & tahini sauce.
$4.99
Chicken Kifta Kabob Sandwich
Grilled fresh cuts of minced chicken breast served in a pita pocket w/ tomatoes, onions, & tahini sauce.
$4.99
Shish Kabob Sandwich
Grilled ground cuts of tender beef served in a pita pocket w/ tomatoes, onions, & tahini sauce.
$4.99
Shish Kabob Lamb Sandwich
Grilled chunks of tender lamb served in a pita pocket w/ tomatoes, onions & tahini sauce.
$5.49
Chicken Kabob Sandwich
Grilled cuts of seasoned & marinated chicken breast served in a pita pocket w/ tomatoes, onions, & your choice of sauce.
$4.99
Chicken Tikka Kabob Sandwich
Grilled pieces of chicken breast marinated in our special hot tikka blend served in a pita pocket w/ tomatoes, onions & your choice of sauce.
$5.49
SANDWICH COMBO‎
Your choice sandwich, fries, & drinks.
Falafel Sandwich Combo
Falafels served in a pocket w/ jerusalem salad & tahini sauce. Served w/ fries & choice of soda.
$4.99
Falafel & Potatoes Sandwich Combo
Falafel & potatoes served in a pita pocket w/ jerusalem salad & tahini sauce. Served w/ fries & choice of soda
$5.49
Beef Shawerma Sandwich Combo
Shawerma meat, served in a pita pocket w/ tomatoes, onions & tahini sauce. Served w/ fries & choice of soda.
$6.49
Chicken Shawerma Sandwich Combo
Chicken‎ shawerma meat served in a pita pocket w/ tomatoes, onions & your choice of sauce. Served w/ fries & choice of soda.
$6.49
Beef & Lamb Kifta Kabob Sandwich Combo
Grilled fresh cuts of minced beef & lamb served in a pita pocket w/ tomatoes, onions & tahini sauce. Served w/ fries & choice of soda.
$6.49
Chicken Kifta Kabob Sandwich Combo
Grilled fresh cuts of minced chicken breast served in a pita pocket w/ tomatoes, onions & your choice of sauce. Served w/ fries & choice of soda.
$6.49
Shish Kabob Sandwich Combo
Grilled chunks of tender beef served in a pita pocket w/ tomatoes, onions & tahini sauce. Served w/ fries & choice of soda.
$6.49
Shish Kabob Lamb Sandwich Combo
Grilled chunks of tender lamb served in a pita pocket w/ tomatoes, onions & tahini sauce. Served w/ fries & choice of soda.
$6.99
Chicken Kabob Sandwich Combo
Grilled cuts of seasoned & marinated chicken breast served in a pita pocket w/ tomatoes, onions & your choice of sauce. Served w/ fries & choice of soda.
$6.49
DELIGHTS‎
Falafel
Seasoned ground chick peas & vegetables, made into patties & deep fried to a perfect crispness.
1 piece $0.35
6 pieces $2.09
12 pieces $4.19
Vegetarian Falafel Plate
Six‎ falafels, served w/ jerusalem salad, lettuce, tahini sauce, hot sauce & pita bread.
$4.99
Hummus
A blend of chick peas & sesame sauce topped w/ olive oil & spices.
Appetizer $3.99
Small $5.49
Large $9.99
Baba Ghanouj
Baked eggplants, mashed & blended w/ tahini, yogurt, & topped w/ olive oil & spices.
Appetizer $3.99
Small $5.49
Large $9.99
Foul
Fava beans mixed w/ spices in olive oil.
Small $5.49
Large $9.99
Hummus w/ Meat
Hummus topped w/ your choice of ground beef or shawerma.
Small $8.99
Large $12.49
Mosabaha
Hummus that is mixed w/ whole pieces of cooked chick peas & topped w/ olive oil & spices.
Small $5.49
Large $9.99
Qudsiah
A mix of hummus & foul topped w/ olive oil & spices.
Small $5.49
Large $9.99
Fattah
Chef’s favorite hummus that is blended w/ our special lemon dressing & minced pita bread topped w/ olive oil & spices.
Small $6.49
Large $9.99
Fattah w/ Meat
Fattah topped w/ your choice of ground beef or shawerma.
Small $10.99
Large $14.99
ENTREES‎
Beef Shawerma Entree
Thin slices of beef & lamb cooked on revolving rotisserie served w/ your choice of (hummus, babaghanouj, fries, or rice), jerusalem salad, & pita bread.
$9.99
Chicken Shawerma Entree
Thin slices of marinated chicken cooked on revolving rotisserie served w/ your choice of (hummus, babaghanouj, fries, or rice), jerusalem salad, & pita bread.
$9.99
Shawerma Entree Double
Your choice of beef or chicken shawerma or a mix of both, served w/ your choice of (hummus, babaghanouj, fries, or rice), jerusalem salad, & pita bread.
$15.99
Lamb Shish Kabob Entree
Grilled pieces of our specially marinated & spiced tender lamb, served w/ your choice of (hummus, babaghanouj, fries, or rice), jerusalem salad, & pita bread.
$11.99
Shish Taouk Chicken Kabob Entree
Grilled pieces of our specially marinated & spiced chicken breast, served w/ your choice of (hummus, babaghanouj, fries, or rice), jerusalem salad, & pita bread.
$10.99
Kifta Kabob Entree
Grilled seasoned ground cuts of tender beef & lamb minced w/ onions & parsley & our very special spices, served w/ your choice of (hummus, babaghanouj, fries, or rice), jerusalem salad, & pita bread.
$10.99
Chicken Kifta Kabob Entree
Grilled seasoned chicken breast minced w/ onions & parsley & our very special spices, served w/ your choice of (hummus, babaghanouj, fries, or rice), jerusalem salad, & pita bread.
$10.99
Combination Entree
Combination‎ of shish kabob, kifta kabob, shawerma, & chicken taouk. Served w/ your choice of hummus, babaghanouj, fries or rice w/ jerusalem salad & pita bread.
$11.99
Gyros Entree
Gyros meat served w/ your choice of (hummus, babaghanouj, fries, or rice), yogurt salad, & pita bread.
$9.99
Jaj Mashwi Entree (Roasted Chicken)
Rotisserie chicken marinated in our very special spices & blends, served w/ your choice of (hummus, babaghanouj, fries, or rice), jerusalem salad, garlic sauce, & pita bread.
Half chicken $7.99
Whole chicken $10.99
BUSINESS LUNCH SPECIAL‎
Combination Lunch Special
Customer's number one choice. A combination of chicken taouk, ticka kabob, shawerma & falafel. Served w/ falafel, salad, fresh pita bread & choice of side.
$6.95
Vegetarian Falafel Lunch Special
Four pieces of fresh falafel served w/ salad & fresh pita bread. Served w/ falafel, salad, fresh pita bread & choice of side.
$4.99
Beef Shawerma Lunch Special
Thin slices of beef & lamb cooked on revolving rotisserie. Served w/ falafel, salad, fresh pita bread & choice of side.
$6.95
Chicken Shawerma Lunch Special
Thin slices of marinated chicken cooked on revolving rotisserie. Served w/ falafel, salad, fresh pita bread & choice of side.
$6.95
Shish Kabob Beef Lunch Special
Grilled pieces of specially marinated & spiced tender beef. Served w/ falafel, salad, fresh pita bread & choice of side.
$6.95
Kifta Kabob Lunch Special
Grilled seasoned ground cuts of tender beef & lamb minced w/ onions, parsley & special spices. Served w/ falafel, salad, fresh pita bread & choice of side.
$6.95
Chicken Kabob Lunch Special
Grilled pieces of chicken specially marinated & spiced to perfect flavor. Served w/ falafel, salad, fresh pita bread & choice of side.
$6.95
Chicken Tikka Kabob Lunch Special
Grilled pieces of chicken breast, marinated in our special hot tikka blend. Spicy. Served w/ falafel, salad, fresh pita bread & choice of side.
$6.95
Chicken Kifta Kabob Lunch Special
Grilled seasoned chicken breast minced in our special hot tikka blend. Spicy. Served w/ falafel, salad, fresh pita bread & choice of side.
$6.95
Gyros Lunch Special
Thin slices of gyros meat cooked on revolving rotisserie. Served w/ falafel, salad, fresh pita bread & choice of side.
$6.95
KALAYA‎
Vegetarian Kalaya
Cooked tomatoes w/ onions, sweet peppers & spices in olive oil & tomato base. Served w/ rice & pita bread.
$6.99
Ground Beef Kalaya
Cooked tomatoes w/ ground beef, onions, sweet peppers & spices in olive oil & tomato base. Served w/ rice & pita bread.
$8.99
Beef & Vegetables Kalaya
Cooked tomatoes w/ special cut beef, sweet peppers, onions & spices in olive oil & tomato base. Served w/ rice & pita bread.
$10.99
Chicken & Vegetables Kalaya
Cooked tomatoes w/ chicken breast pieces, sweet peppers, onions & spices in olive oil & tomato base. Served w/ rice & pita bread.
$9.99
Shrimp & Vegetables Kalaya
Cooked tomatoes w/ shrimp, sweet peppers, onions & spices in olive oil & tomato base. Served w/ rice & pita bread.
$10.99
Kifta & Vegetables Kalaya
Cooked tomatoes w/ kifta, sweet peppers, onions & spices in olive oil & tomato base. Served w/ rice & pita bread.
$10.99
Okra & Chicken Kalaya
Okra cooked w/ chicken, tomatoes & onions in tomato sauce. Served w/ rice & pita bread.
$9.99
Okra & Beef Kalaya
Okra cooked w/ beef, tomatoes & onions in tomato sauce. Served w/ rice & pita bread.
$2.99
Vegetarian Okra Kalaya
Okra cooked w/ tomatoes & onions in tomato sauce. Served w/ rice & pita bread.
$7.99
Salam Gourmet Kalaya
Cooked fresh vegetables, chicken & beef in our special sauce. Served w/ rice & pita bread.
$11.99
EXTRAS‎
Tahini Sauce
Extra small $0.50
Appetizer $3.99
Small $4.99
Large $9.99
Hot Sauce
Extra small $0.50
Appetizer $3.99
Small $4.99
Large $9.99
Garlic Sauce
Extra small $0.50
Appetizer $3.99
Small $4.99
Large $9.99
Turshi
Turnips & olives.
Extra small $3.49
Small $4.99
Large $8.99
Grilled Tomatoes & Onions
Appetizer $3.49
Small $4.99
Large $8.99
Fresh Cut Cucumbers & Tomatoes
Appetizer $3.49
Small $4.99
Large $8.99
Falafel Dough
Small $4.99
Large $8.99
COMBO FOR 5‎
Combination for 5
A‎ combination feast of shish kabob, kifta kabob, shawerma & chicken taouk served w/ rice, lebanese salad, tahini sauce, hot sauce, garlic sauce, pita bread, turshi, tomatoes & onions.
$54.99
Combination for 5 Deluxe
A combination feast of shish kabob, shawerma & chicken taouk, served w/ rice, hummus, baba ghanouj, lebanese salad, tahini sauce, hot sauce, garlic sauce, pita bread, turshi, grilled tomatoes & onions.
$67.99
Vegetarian Feast for 5
A vegetarian feast that contains large portions of hummus, taboleh, lebanese salad, rice, a dozen falafels, a dozen stuffed grape leaves, hot sauce, tahini sauce, garlic sauce, pita bread & turshi.
$39.99
DESSERTS‎
Baklava
Phyllo‎ dough stuffed w/ walnuts & topped w/ syrup.
$1.79
Kunafa
Sweetened cheese, glazed w/ rose water syrup & topped w/ fine cracked wheat & a touch of pistachios.
$3.49
Warbat
Phyllo dough filled w/ sweet cream cheese & glazed w/ rose water syrup & a touch of pistachios.
$1.99
Strawberry Swirl Cheesecake
$2.99
Small Tray of Assorted Baklava
$3.99
Large Tray of Assorted Baklava
$6.99
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Reviewed February 12, 2020

Salam used to be my favorite restaurant in Albany Park. But the last three times I've been there the food has not lived up to the food of the past. Are used to always get the steak kebab entrée in the last three times the...More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed March 23, 2019 via mobile

We have been in Salam many many times for at list 8-10 years and the food here always has been great! Good portion, super fresh, great prices, and the staff are very friendly too. I can’t wait to go back!

Date of visit: March 2019
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Reviewed March 8, 2019 via mobile

We been there to check their kunefe (typical cheese dessert) and it is AMAZING! Nice place, clean, spacious and with good food

Date of visit: March 2019
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ahbla1, Owner at Salam Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded March 9, 2019

Thank you. We appreciate great customers like you!!

Reviewed February 14, 2019 via mobile

I used to love this place as a local restaurant in Albany Park that served wonderful Middle Eastern food. On Valentine's Day 2019 it was a bit of a different story. I opted for a vegetarian item which boasted to have chickpeas in it, and...More

Date of visit: February 2019
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Reviewed April 1, 2018 via mobile

I went to have dinner with my friend and decided to study there! Internet was free and easy to connect a fast. Food was great 👌 Everything was great the service and food....

Date of visit: April 2018
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Reviewed April 2, 2017

Time to indulge in an authentic Middle Eastern restaurant. Excellent hummus served with perfectly warmed pita bread. Jerusalem salad right on, cucumbers, tomatoes, onions, peppers, etc. Kafta kabobs perfectly ground with parsley and spices are accompanied with basmati rice. Hummus awesome... The right place if...More

Date of visit: April 2017
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Reviewed September 15, 2016 via mobile

Food was good. Service too, too slow though. Servers need to be attentive, also pretty decent in price:)

Date of visit: September 2016
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Reviewed August 21, 2016 via mobile

We have been coming here for several years because the food is excellent authentic Arab-Mediterranean and there are several items on the menu that are hard to find elsewhere. One of the best in Chicago. The staff is friendly and service is very good. The...More

Date of visit: August 2016
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Reviewed July 21, 2016 via mobile

As soon as you walk in the whole place is beautiful with stunning decorations and good friendly service. The food is authentic and delicious and the portions are really big for cheap. Also, don't forget to order the Turkish coffee!

Date of visit: July 2016
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Reviewed May 11, 2016 via mobile

The best Middle Eastern food in town! There are so many great deals. Such a welcoming environment. The service is great.

Date of visit: May 2016
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