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Olympia Cafe

5 E River St, Savannah, GA 31401-1295
+1 912-233-3131
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good30%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“gyro” (76 reviews)
“greek salad” (65 reviews)
“baklava” (29 reviews)
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Greek, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
5 E River St, Savannah, GA 31401-1295
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Reviewed today

I initially went in for a Frozen Cappuccinno... TO. DIE. FOR. *drool* I went back for a to go beer - because the service was so great the first visit I went back a 3rd time and brought my mom so we could have lunch...More

Thank Jess G
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped here for a quick bite before our ferry ride and the service and food are good. We had a Gyro and the tzatziki was tasty and I like that they add feta to the gyro.

Thank sflm0m
Reviewed 1 week ago

Enjoyed my Greek dinner served by attentive staff in this busy seafront restaurant. Wine was expensive. As someone who has spent many holidays on the Greek mainland and Islands and who owned businesses on the islands I found asking $37 for a bottle of Retsina...More

1  Thank Stephen L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

went on fourth of july so of course we had to wait quite awhile. prices are kind of high for the amount of food you get, but what else would you expect on river street. i had a surprisingly good hamburger. other members of our...More

1  Thank dakotaydg
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

One of the drawbacks to living in Savannah, is one has a tendency to avoid tourist areas like River Street. My daughter also a Savannah resident, took us to lunch at the Olympia Cafe. I know nothing about Greek food, but everything we had was...More

1  Thank Robbie T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We chose this restaurant because of previous trip advisor comments but were very disappointed. We tried 3 different dishes ( saganki, Greek salad, spanikopita) and all three were bland and disappointing. We’ve been spoiled by our local Greek restaurant at home and this place made...More

Thank Abhenn
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We ate here as we were looking for something of a more healthy option for dinner. Chicken kabob and gyros fit the bill. Service was very quick and helpful.

Thank Millin1
ilovegreece4, General Manager at Olympia Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much ! We are so glad you enjoyed it!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

On our annual drive from Baltimore to Sarasota, we have been stopping in Savanna and going to the Olympia. First of all, the food is fantastic. I ordered lamb chops and my wife had lemon soup and spanakopita. Our meals were great. We shared galaktoboureko...More

Thank paulhollinger
ilovegreece4, General Manager at Olympia Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for coming back! We are so glad we are part of your annual journey! Hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 6 October 2018

You pick - full service restaurant with good servers and nice ambiance, or the take out/casual area. All good. From the grilled octopus to the "Trio" (you mix/mach)- it was wonderful. The warm bread, greek salad with plenty of feta...lots of food. I love baklava...More

Thank NJ W
ilovegreece4, General Manager at Olympia Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 9 October 2018

Thank you so much for the feedback. We strive to provide an atmosphere where the food and service work together for a great experience for our guests! We hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 3 October 2018

Situated on the Waterfront beside the River boat a ferry terminals friendly staff, it is actually 3 in one. there is a take away ,restaurant and an ice cream parlour Good was good though the bread served while waiting for the meal was quite filling

Thank DuncanM1279
ilovegreece4, General Manager at Olympia Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 9 October 2018

Thank you for your feedback! We appreciate it!

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19 August 2017|
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Response from zkirbs | Reviewed this property |
Full bar, Liquor in addition to beer and wine
18 August 2016|
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Response from cinibun2 | Reviewed this property |
I am so sorry just saw this message, I really don't know as I had lunch I would think they have website. Food was very good , and that says a lot for such a touristy place.
5 October 2015|
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Response from Steffi-Zeeva | Reviewed this property |
There was three of us, we had the full course sampler dinner that wasn't on the menu. A couple of adult beverages each and we got out of there a little over $100.00. I tried some things I never knew existed and very glad I... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 E River St, Savannah, GA 31401-1295
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Georgia Coast  >  Savannah>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 912-233-3131
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Olympia Cafe has been a Savannah landmark for over 20 years. Located on historic River Street, we only serve fresh, local seafood and homemade Greek specialties. Our Whole Snapper and Kalamari are famous! We also serve 32 Flavors of Ice Cream and housemade Greek desserts, along with Espresso and Cappucchino and a large selection of Greek wines.Join us for impeccable service and delicious food while watching the ships make their way to the sea.
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