Restaurant Salaam

from front
salaam front with garden room
from garden room
from rear
wine rack

Fine World Cuisine in Athens, Ohio

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We are currently welcoming fully vaccinated guests for dine-in Wednesday through Saturday from 5:30 to 9:00.  We would appreciate it if you bring your mask and wear it until seated at your table.  Click the Menu tab at the top of the page to see our regular menu, as these items are also available. We have a small but nice selection of beers and wines to accompany our food. 


Pickup order directions are detailed below the specials. We will continue to offer both traditional and contactless prepaid carryout (of both regular menu items and specials.) The number to call is now the restaurant's land line: (740) 594-3800, and you may call to place your carryout order as early as 3:00 each day we are open. Please place your carryout order by 8:30 pm. If it rings busy, we're taking an order from another customer. Just leave a message and we'll return your call.

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The following are our specials for Wednesday May 28 through Saturday, May 28.  (If you are seeing last week's SPECIALS, please REFRESH THE PAGE.) tO ACCESS OUR REGULAR MENU CLICK HERE

soup special:  GREEK LEMON, WHITE BEAN AND SPINACH SOUP  A hearty, lemony vegetarian white bean and rice soup, with lots of fresh spinach, topped with crumbled feta. Cup 5, bowl 8.  Cup 5, bowl 8.

main course special: SMOKED SALMON RISOTTO 
A lemony risotto of creamy Carnaroli rice with green peas, mascarpone, smoked salmon, and fresh dill, with grilled asparagus on the side.   24

main course special: KASHMIRI MUSHROOM CURRY
For this decadent vegetarian dish, we sauté lots of white and shiitake mushrooms with caramelized onions, garlic, fresh ginger and garam masala, adding tomatoes and cream, and serve it over basmati rice, with some coriander chutney on the side. 22

main course special: SMOKED TURKEY SALAD
A fresh, light main-course salad of cubed smoked turkey, asparagus, peas, grapes, celery, scallions and flat-leaf parsley in a creamy curry dressing, served atop mixed greens, topped with toasted almonds and accompanied by a papadum. 22

side vegetable special: GRILLED ASPARAGUS
Asparagus on the grill, brushed with olive oil with lemon and garlic

Featured Item from our regular menu: Salmon Taratour
fresh salmon topped with a lemon tahini sauce and a salata of herbs, walnuts and sumac, dressed with olive oil and lemon. It's served with your choice of a grilled vegetable medley or grilled asparagus. 26

Featured desserts: Tiramisu, Limoncello cake, Flourless Chocolate Cake with Raspberry Drizzle, BAKLAVA


You may order specials or regular menu items for pickup until 8:30, and can phone in your order as early as 3:00 pm for pickup starting at 5:00.  You are welcome to pay by phone (use the restaurant number: 740-594-3800) and take advantage of our contactless pickup in the REAR of the restaurant.  To do this, please proceed in the direction of travel on South Congress Street. Don't turn left onto Washington Street... just pass it and then turn left to enter the parking lot behind the restaurant.  You will see  a big blue shelf unit on our rear patio, where we will place your bags of food as soon as they are ready. No need to call when picking up, unless there's a problem with your order.