Salam Halal Market is a purveyor of Middle Eastern groceries and specialty products. Their quaint market opened in March 2018, filling the need for fresh food options in the neighborhood. The market carries all of the necessities one would find at a supermarket chain and so much more. They are the only market in West Oakland that offers a fresh meat counter with halal beef, chicken, and lamb. They also have a good selection of fresh produce and basic pantry items such as cereals, breads, and canned goods. They even make grocery shopping easy by offering online shopping.
Along with the usual grocery fare, Salam Halal market carries an amazing selection of Middle Eastern goods including Middle Eastern honey, teas, and medicines. They have a sweets counter with delicious baklava and other Middle Eastern treats. They also have an in-store restaurant that serves tasty staples from all over the Middle East, including Yemen, Syria, and Jordan. Indulge in their flavorful chicken shawarma plate or lamb kofta. Vegetarians and vegans are invited to try their fresh-made falafel and hummus–both are delicious! Check out their menu for a deeper dive into all of the options they offer.
The store is located in West Oakland’s Acorn district, where fresh grocery options are limited. They accept all major forms of payment including cash, credit cards, and nutrition assistance benefits like EBT and SNAP. Free street parking is easy to find near the market. Support your local family-run grocery store and prevent food deserts by patronizing this important addition to the West Oakland community.