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Restaurant Salaam

21 W Washington St, Athens, OH 45701-2433
+1 740-594-3800
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good23%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“hummus” (16 reviews)
“lamb chops” (5 reviews)
Closes in 7 min
All hours
International, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Indian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
21 W Washington St, Athens, OH 45701-2433
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I think the restaurant is just okay. It used to be better. Now there are lots more frozen things on the menu that just to be fresh. Like the fallafel. (I can't spell).....I think this restaurant is pricey for dinner. Lunch isn't too bad. The...More

Thank staylo48
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

First their hours are wrong on trip advisor. They are closed from 2:30 to 5:30. I got the gazpacho soup. The croutons were very unique and the entire dish was wonderful. I got the vegan curry with tofu and it was excellent. Perfectly flavored by...More

Thank Bill K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I saw the positive reviews and had to try it out. I love Mediterranean food and had to check it out. I was not disappointed. I had fresh trout with tahini sauce and arugula and it was delicious, perfectly cooked and seasoned. The fattoush salad...More

Thank Ann M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a wedding rehearsal dinner at salaam and everything was delicious but they also catered the vegan wedding reception the next day. My meat eating friends could not believe how good everything tasted not to mention how beautifully prepared. Well done!

Thank cverge
Reviewed 4 June 2017

My uncle took us here while we were visiting from Arkansas and it was a nice place for lunch. Hubby and I both had the lamb and beef wrap. The meats are ground and mixed, cooked with very good seasoning although we are not big...More

Thank Carrie B
Reviewed 2 June 2017

Thoroughly enjoyed the experience. The Salaam salad was delicious. Wonderful restaurant that I highly recommend.

Thank skhiggs
Reviewed 23 May 2017

It is a fine restaurant but you can have a good dinner under 20 dollars too. The environment is nice and quiet.

Thank Zherui G
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed the sweet potato onion soup and a salad. Shared bread and hummus with friends. Spent almost 2 hours there last night, lingering over dessert on a slow Monday night with few university students in town. Covered all essential topics of conversation, relaxed, enjoyed ourselves....More

Thank Anne K
Reviewed 21 May 2017

A friend said, "I want to take you to the best restaurant in Athens." A can't vouch for that, but I can say it was the best Middle Eastern food I've ever had. Plus, the staff was earnest in their desire for us to have...More

Thank SwamiAsokananda
Reviewed 5 May 2017

Good food, pleasant setting, very friendly staff, good value! We needed a place for 8 (and to feed tastes from vegan to carnivore to good old standard American) in Athens - funky, friendly, smalltown Athens - on graduation day for Ohio University, when the families...More

3  Thank amr57
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$28
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
10:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
17:30 - 21:30
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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