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Olympia Cafe

5 E River St, Savannah, GA 31401-1295
+1 912-233-3131
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Overview
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good29%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“gyro” (72 reviews)
“greek salad” (58 reviews)
“baklava” (26 reviews)
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CUISINES
Greek, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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5 E River St, Savannah, GA 31401-1295
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Reviewed 30 October 2017 via mobile

For our final dinner of a 4 day stay we wanted something just a little bit special, and we found it at the Olympia Cafe. Spaghetti and meat balls were very tasty, the naughty pumpkin cheesecake was delicious, and the cappuccino was a perfect way...More

Thank William B
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Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

Amazing food with great service! They had one of the best Greek salads I have ever tasted! We also ordered the saganaki cheese which was a great start to our meal! We will be back!

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

Without the tzatziki and the flavor was next to Nothing This was the lamest gyro I’ve ever experienced. The only bright side was the excellent server.

Thank Izzyandal
Reviewed 26 October 2017

Had lunch here on a Saturday. Menu has lots of choices, gluten free options are labeled and they even have GF bread for the table. Food was very tasty and I can't wait to visit here again!

Thank Kelly L
Reviewed 24 October 2017

Olympia Cafe has been my all time favorite restaurant for 25 years. The owners are two of the most wonderful men I have ever known. The food is unbelievable, I honestly cant eat Greek anywhere else because it never measures up. Tonight GINA was our...More

Thank AuntPudge
Reviewed 23 October 2017

Looking for lunch while walking around river street, we came upon the Olympia Cafe. I typically am a plain no frills eater. That being said I never really eat Greek food. However The Shish Kobab (Souvlaki) was very tasty and filling. The restaurant itself is...More

Thank Thomas B
Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

We were looking for a nice dinner along the river and came upon the Olympia Cafe. Menu has all the Greek classics from gyros and lamb shanks to souvlakia and fish with everything in between. I ordered the lamb shank and was pleased with it....More

Thank Ryeman127
Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

We have the red snapper dinner and it was delicious. One of the best meals of my life! Gina was our waitress and she steered us towards the fish. She was wonderful

Thank ROSEr87
Reviewed 21 October 2017

I've been going to Olympia Cafe for years, it's the go to place for good Greek food in Savannah. Our waitress tonight left much to be desired especially when she confronted us after paying our bills and questioned the tip 15%+ we left for her....More

1  Thank fairclda
Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

1st time having Greek ordered the lamb shank and the lamb was really good but not liking peas or rice or anything else on plate so kinda of a miss there. The 2nd dish was lemon chicken and that was pretty well done. Good atmosphere...More

Thank Nadia T
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IwantoliveinEurope
19 August 2017|
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Response from zkirbs | Reviewed this property |
Full bar, Liquor in addition to beer and wine
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snoopy1860
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.
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Allycat143
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
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
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, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
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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Description
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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